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We the Living

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We the Living

by Rand, Ayn

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. First Edition. Very Good. First edition. [iv], 570 pp. Original tan cloth with blue lettering. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Spine cloth foxed, edges slightly foxed as well; corners lightly bumped. A very straight, study copy. The author's first book, of which only 3,000 were printed.

Synopsis

We the Living is the first novel published by the American novelist Ayn Rand. It was also Rand's first expression against communism. First published in 1936, it is a story of life in post-revolutionary Russia. Ayn Rand observes in the foreword to this book that We the Living was the closest she would ever come to writing an autobiography. Her working title for the novel had been "Airtight. " We the Living was first completed in 1934, but, despite the support it received from H.L.

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Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
140938488
Title
We the Living
Author
Rand, Ayn
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
The Macmillan Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1936
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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Burnside Rare Books specializes in literary first editions and works of cultural and historic significance. We are located in Portland, Oregon and welcome visitors by appointment.

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Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...

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