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												The Fountainhead by  Ayn Rand
	 - Signed First Edition
			 - 1943
		 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (SKU: ABE-15206387460)

The Fountainhead

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The Fountainhead

by Rand, Ayn

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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About This Item

The Bobbs-Merril Company, 1943 First Edition with the words "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. This copy is SIGNED by Ayn Rand on a tipped in signature. A beautiful copy with the ORIGINAL dustjacket that has minor wear to the edges. This First Edition, second issue book is in great shape and is bound in the publisher's green boards instead of RED. The binding is tight, with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy SIGNED by the author in collector's condition. Includes a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.

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-15206387460
Title
The Fountainhead
Author
Rand, Ayn
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Bobbs-Merril Company
Date Published
1943

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Copyright page
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First Edition
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fine
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