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												Fountainhead by  Ayn Rand
	 - 1st Edition
			 - 1942
		 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (SKU: ABE-6197159573)

Fountainhead

												Fountainhead by  Ayn Rand
	 - 1st Edition
			 - 1942
		 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (SKU: ABE-6197159573)

Fountainhead

by Rand, Ayn

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
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First Edition, First Printing. This is the TRUE FIRST EDITION bound in Red cloth, and stated "First Edition" on the copyright page. The book has some wear to the spine and panels. The pages are clean, with NO writing, or marks in the book. A very good copy with a beautiful facsimile from the original.

Synopsis

When The Fountainhead was first published, Ayn Rand 's daringly original literary vision and her groundbreaking philosophy, Objectivism, won immediate worldwide interest and acclaim. This instant classic is the story of an intransigent young architect, his violent battle against conventional standards, and his explosive love affair with a beautiful woman who struggles to defeat him. This edition contains a special Afterword by Rand's literary executor, Leonard Peikoff which includes excerpts from Ayn Rand's own notes on the making of The Fountainhead . As fresh today as it was then, here is a novel about a hero—and about those who try to destroy him.

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bookseller
Quintessential Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
ABE-6197159573
Title
Fountainhead
Author
Rand, Ayn
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Bobbs-Merrill
Date Published
1942

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