"TRUTH IS BROUGHT TO BIRTH / NOT IN SOME VACANT HEAVEN: ITS BEAUTY SPRINGS / FROM THE DEAR BOSOM OF MATERIAL EARTH"
HUXLEY, Aldous. Defeat of Youth and Other Poems. Oxford: Blackwell, 1918. Octavo, original stiff green wrappers, uncut and unopened.
First edition of Huxley’s third publication, one of only 250 copies.
"Although Brave New World has an assured place as a popular classic, Huxley's other works have proved difficult to 'place" (Drabble, 487). This is his third collection of poetry. Eschelbach & Shober 19.
Mild wear to spine. An extremely good copy.