The Bowl of Heaven

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1928).


Fifth printing. Foxing to the foredge, else a fine, bright copy. From the library of well-known astrologer Sidney Omarr, this copy Inscribed by Aldous Huxley: "With best wishes from Aldous." Omarr was the "astrologer to the stars" and published a daily horoscope that appeared in more than 200 newspapers; his books of horoscopes sold over 50 million copies. He started out during the Second World War at the age of 17 when his predictions of horse races, boxing matches, and other sporting events were broadcast on Armed Forces Radio. Omarr liked to surround himself with beautiful women and was the personal adviser to Jayne Mansfield, Rita Hayworth, Kim Novak, and Mae West, among others.

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The Bowl of Heaven. Evangeline ADAMS, Aldous Huxley.

Aldous Huxley
birth name: Aldous Leonard Huxley
born: 7/26/1894
died: 11/22/1963
nationality: Great Britain

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English novelist and critic whose works are notable for their elegance, wit, and pessimistic satire. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore