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Young Archimedes (Inscribed to Gloria Swanson)

by HUXLEY, Aldous

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


NY: George H. Doran, 1924. Bound in yellow cloth, with tan label on spine that is a bit difficult to read. Yellow cloth shows some moderate soiling and wear to extremes, but nothing too distrubing. This is Gloria Swanson's copy with her art deco bookplate on the front pastedown. Inscribed and signed to Ms. Swanson by the author on the front free endpaper. 312 pp. A scarce signed association copy. . Inscribed and Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.


  • Bookseller: abookshop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5004881
  • Title: Young Archimedes (Inscribed to Gloria Swanson)
  • Author: HUXLEY, Aldous
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: George H. Doran
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1924
  • Keywords: Signed; Association Copy
  • Bookseller catalogs: Signed; Association;
  • Subjects: FICTION / General;


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