Each week on Saturday, Sunday and sometimes on Fridays, I will be listing GREAT AUTOGRAPHS, HISTORICAL EPHEMERA, SIGNED BOOKS, ART AND ANTIQUES FROM MY LONG LIFE OF COLLECTING. An ORIGINAL, NOT A COPY, NOR REPRODUCTION GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC HANDWRITTEN LETTER SIGNED, dated Dec. 30, 1942 (30-xii-42) written from the little desert town of Llano, California with great New Year World War content in full: Dear Aniaka & Gerido, Thanks you so much for your Christmas greetings on the snow-covered card that was happily so unlike the California Winter I hope all goes well with you both and that 1943 may bring as much happiness as the present state of the world will allow of. Yours very Sincerely, (signed) Aldous Huxley. Comes with an original 1937 Wills’s Cigarette card of the author. (26 July 1894 22 November 1963) was an English writer and philosopher. He wrote nearly fifty books. Both novels and non-fiction worksas well as wide-ranging essays, narratives, and poems. Born into the prominent Huxley family. He graduated from Balliol College. With an undergraduate degree in English literature. Early in his career, he published short stories and poetry and edited the literary magazine Oxford Poetry. Before going on to publish travel writing, satire. He spent the latter part of his life in the United States, living in Los Angeles. From 1937 until his death. By the end of his life, Huxley was widely acknowledged as one of the foremost intellectuals of his time. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Seven times and was elected Companion of Literature by the Royal Society of Literature. Huxley was a humanist. He grew interested in philosophical mysticism. Addressing these subjects with works such as The Perennial Philosophy. (1945)which illustrates commonalities between Western. Mysticismand The Doors of Perception. (1954)which interprets his own psychedelic experience. In his most famous novel Brave New World. (1932) and his final novel Island. (1962), he presented his vision of dystopia. John Kennedy, The Birdman of Alcatraz and Huxley all died the same day: November 22, 1963… It’s worth a google search to learn more about this historic and talented man’s work and life! Measures approximately 8 3/8 x 11 1/8. If you need more time to pay DO PLEASE CONTACT ME. I DO NOT SELL COPIES. I have collected historical autographs, books and ephemera since I was a kid in the late 1950’s. I have had this OLD AUTOGRAPH in my own collection for a long, long time! FEEDBACK Feedback is a huge issue for sellers. Please contact me before leaving a less than perfect feedback to discuss any problem. The item “ALDOUS HUXLEY Dec. 30, 1942 Handwritten Letter. As the state of the world” is in sale since Sunday, May 3, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “antic8″ and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- California Prop 65 Warning: n/a
- Signed by: Aldous Huxley
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