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The Fountainhead.

The Fountainhead.

by Rand, Ayn

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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943. First edition, first issue with first edition stated on the copyright page of the author's first major novel, as well as her first best-seller. Octavo, original red cloth. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Jack L. Warner - Thank you for your courage and for a magnificent picture - with my profound gratitude - Ayn Rand. January 7, 1949." The recipient, Jack Warner, was the co-founder, president, and driving force behind the Warner Bros. Studios. His career spanned some 45 years, its duration surpassing that of any other of the seminal Hollywood studio moguls. Rand sold the film rights to Warner several years earlier with the contractual proviso that she would provide the screenplay, which would be unalterable. In fact, the director wanted changes, but Warner supported the author and honored the contract. This book's inscription, clearly referring to this, was presented about a half year prior to the film's release. Of… Read More
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The Fountainhead.

The Fountainhead.

by Rand, Ayn

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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943. First edition, first issue with first edition stated on the copyright page of the author's first major novel, as well as her first best-seller. Octavo, original red cloth. Association copy, inscribed by the author in the year of publication on the front free endpaper, "To Gertrude Lynneberg- - with my best wishes for long years of happiness- Ayn Rand November 16, 1943." The recipient, Gertrude Lynneberg was the sister-in- law to Linda Lynneberg, also known as Aslaug Lynneberg, a lifelong friend of Rand. Near fine in a very good first issue dust jacket with some chips and wear. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. First editions in the original dust jacket are uncommon, association copies rare. Although Rand was a previously published novelist and had a successful Broadway play, she faced difficulty in finding a publisher she thought right for The Fountainhead. She let Macmillian Publishing go when they rejected her demand for better publicity… Read More
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The Fountainhead

by Rand, Ayn

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1st Edition
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First Edition, First printing in the scarce red cloth primary binding with the words "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. A magnificent copy. This unrestored First Issue dust-jacket with list of Bobbs-Merrill Books to rear panel and without the author photo is vibrant in color with NO fading to this original dustjacket. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's Red Cloth. The binding is tight with light wear to the panels. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A stunning copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with the scarce First Issue dustjacket.
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We the Living
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We the Living

by Rand, Ayn

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1st Edition
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The Macmillan Company, New York, 1936 First Edition, First Printing with scarce ORIGINAL dustjacket. This copy is SIGNED by Ayn Rand on a typed letter laid into the book. This unrestored First Issue dustjacket is rich in color with some wear to the spine and edges. The book is excellent shape and is bound in the original publisher's tan cloth with blue print. The binding of the book is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with the words "Published April 1936" printed on the copyright page SIGNED by the author.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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Atlas Shrugged
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Atlas Shrugged

by Rand, Ayn

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1st Edition
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Random House, New York, 1957 First Edition, First Printing with the words "FIRST PRINTING" printed on the copyright page. This copy is authentically SIGNED by Ayn Rand on the front free endpaper. A beautiful copy. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is vibrant in color with slight wear to the edges. This First Issue dustjacket has the $6.95 printed price present and the 10/57 code present on the front flap. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a magnificent copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collectors condition. We buy SIGNED Rand First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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The Fountainhead
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The Fountainhead

by Rand, Ayn

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Used - Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Beverly Hills, California
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Bobbs Merrill, 1943. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. The true first edition (First Edition stated on the copyright page) in a first issue dust jacket (with the correct Bobbs Merrill list on the back panel). Signed by author on a laid-in card. Near fine in a complete, very good dust jacket with tape residue on the top of the jacket.
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Typed Letter Signed

by RAND, Ayn

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1948. ("Ayn") in blue ink on her Ayn Rand, 10,000 Tampa Avenue, Chatsworth, California letterhead, October 10, 1948. 7 1/4" x 10 1/2". 2 pages (recto only). Fine. To her literary agent H.N. Swanson; 8523 Sunset Blvd. Hollywood 46, Calif. An important letter with comments on "We the Living" and "The Fountainhead". In part: ". . . I am returning the synopsis of WE THE LIVING made at Fox . . . this synopsis is quite awful. It is so confused that I could not untangle the story from it myself . . . I have to keep in mind the fate of THE FOUNTAINHEAD: it was rejected by all the studios on the basis of the synopses . . . Blanke bought it after Barbara Stanwyck talked him into reading the book itself . . . Under separate cover, I am sending you copies of my two unproduced plays . . .". No Binding. Fine/No Jacket.
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We the Living (Presentation Copy)
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We the Living (Presentation Copy)

by Rand, Ayn

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  • near fine
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Used - Near Fine
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Second edition
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Pasadena, California
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New York: Macmillan, 1959. Second edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. Original blue publisher's cloth with title to spine. Near Fine in like dust jacket. Some toning to extremities. In unclipped jacket that is mildly toned and soiled on the edges, with slight wear at the spine ends. Inscribed by Rand to her lover Nathaniel Branden for Christmas: "To Nathan from the girl of 'purposefulness, contempt for the inconsequential, and ferocious innocence.' Ayn. December 24, 1958." What began with a fan letter transformed into a decades-long affair for Nathaniel Branden and Ayn Rand. In Branden, Rand saw a kind of philosophical soul mate -- an individual who believed in Objectivism and was committed to educating others about it. The couple's affair, which was well-known to both of their spouses though hidden from the general public, was indeed modeled on the philosophy. For Rand and Branden, they considered it the perfect exercise of non-conformity and self-satisfaction. For his role in her personal and… Read More
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Vandalism  Ayn Rand Typescript/Manuscript
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Vandalism Ayn Rand Typescript/Manuscript

by RAND, Ayn

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First
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Fine. UNMATCHED Manuscript Ayn Rand! Rarely available, this FINE, heavily edited by Rand, typescript (3p) & Handwritten manuscript (2p) 5 pages, REVEALING THE CORE OF RAND'S AESTHETIC PHILOSOPHY: "AN ACT OF VANDALISM WAS TELEVISED BY NBC ON DEC. 6; THE VICTIM WAS ROSTAND'S 'CYRANO DE BERGERAC.'" Written for Rand's 1962 column in the Los Angeles Times, presented here is her copiously edited manuscript criticizing the "ineptitude displayed by this show," but more importantly providing an early distillation of Rand's entire esthetic philosophy seven years before The Romatic Manifesto was published. Rand devoted a significant number of her columns not to politics or world affairs but to art.Rand's praise runs from two of history's greatest Romantic writers — Victor Hugo and Edmond Rostand — to the contemporary detective stories of Mickey Spillane. Her condemnation ranges from "most of today's so-called 'serious' writers" to those attacking the popular television show The Untouchables. (Manuscript also… Read More
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Typed Letter Signed: Atlas Shrugged
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Typed Letter Signed: Atlas Shrugged

by RAND, Ayn

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First
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Typed Letter Signed, explaining Atlas Shrugged: "This is precisely the manner in which capitalism was defeated by altruism--as I have shown you in ATLAS SHRUGGED. Remember that the morality presented in ATLAS SHRUGGED is new, unprecedented and radically opposed to all the traditional versions of morality. You cannot expect it to be accepted by everyone at once." Typed Letter Signed by Ayn Rand, to a college student, pointing out how her novel, Atlas Shrugged, illustrates the impracticality and immorality of collectivism, explaining that modern philosophy is the cause of the broken spirit of students today, encouraging her to learn to defend the "right ideas" and persuade others in order to build an "intellectual Renaissance," and enclosing a brochure concerning the lectures of objectivist Nathaniel Branden [not present]. 2 pages, 4to, personal stationery, written on separate sheets; horizontal folds. With the original envelope. New York, 28 June 1960. Unparalled Ayn Rand, explaining some of the… Read More
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Atlas Shrugged.

Atlas Shrugged.

by Rand, Ayn

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Used
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Hardcover
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New York: Random House, 1957. First edition of one of the most influential novels of the twentieth century. Large octavo, original green cloth, frontispiece stamped in gilt, spine stamped in black and gilt. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper two months prior to the publication date, "To Ray and Betty Nelson (and to Ev Suffens) - - affectionately - Ayn Rand 8/22/57." The recipient, Ray Nelson (who went by the on-air name 'Ev Suffens') was the host of the late night jazz radio program Midnight Jamboree on radio station WEVD. Rand's assistant and close personal friend, Barbara Branden wrote of Rand, "...jazz had a kind of symbolic significance to Rand...Rand once said that what she would love more than anything is to never have to think about politics, because it wouldn't be necessary. She loved what she saw as the frivolous in America, that this was a country where you didn't have to be concerned whether you were going to to starve to death before tomorrow, or freeze… Read More
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Fountainhead
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Fountainhead

by Rand, Ayn

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Used - Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. This copy is SIGNED by Ayn Rand on a typed letter laid into the book. A wonderful copy. The book is the TRUE FIRST EDITION bound in the ORIGINAL Red cloth. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and with slight wear to the boards. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. An amazing copy SIGNED by the author with a stunning facsimile dustjacket from the original.
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Anthem

Anthem

by Rand, Ayn

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  • good
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Used - Good
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First edition, first printing
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Hardcover
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London: Cassell and Company, 1938. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Good/good. 147pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] in original mottled red cloth. Recased. Major restoration to jacket; label removed from front board; ink stamps washed from free endpaper, foxing to front matter and rear endpapers. In custom red cloth clamshell case. A first edition of Ayn Rand's dystopian fiction novella, one of her earliest works.
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Anthem (Presentation Copy)
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Anthem (Presentation Copy)

by Rand, Ayn

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Used - Very Good +
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First edition
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London: Cassell, 1938. First edition. Very Good +/Fair. Publisher's binding with red marbled boards and gilt to spine. Spine slightly cocked with rubbing to corners and base of boards. Black topstain and black endpapers. Scarce original jacket Fair only with significant paper loss to the spine and chips at the corners. Playfully inscribed "To George with love -- and more than that! Ayn. Jan 18, 1940." This copy last sold at Bonhams 2005 for almost $11,750. "In the summer of 1937, Rand took a break from working on The Fountainhead to write the novelette Anthem, a short, highly stylized tale of a future dystopia so saturated in collectivism that the word 'I' has disappeared from the language...Anthem is Rand's 'hymn to man's ego.' It is the story of one man's rebellion against a totalitarian society. Equality 7-2521 is a young man who yearns to understand 'the Science of Things,' but he lives in a bleak, dystopian future where independent thought is a crime, and where science and technology have… Read More
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Atlas Shrugged: Typed Letter Signed by Rand with Enclosure

by RAND, Ayn

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First
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NEW YORK,, New York
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UNMATCHED AYN RAND Collectible! A beautiful First Edition copy of Atlas Shrugged in a dazzling jacket with only minor chipping at edges. Accompanying the book is a Typed Letter Signed by Ayn Rand, (November 23, 1957, the month following publication) to theatrical producer Ralph Roseman, thanking him for his appreciative letter to her about Atlas and for liking it "for the right reasons." In the second paragraph, Rand explains that she enclosed a "circular about a course of lectures by Nathaniel Branden," which she is sending "to all those who have expressed themselves as friends of Atlas Shrugged." A jaw-dropping Ayn Rand acquisition! Book#P1440. $17,500. We carry THE largest selection of rare, signed and manuscript Ayn rand on the planet!
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The Fountainhead
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The Fountainhead

by RAND, Ayn

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First
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SIGNED, magnificently Inscribed by Ayn Rand only months after publication: "To--One of the few readers I am proud to have--Ayn Rand--September 8, 1943."First Edition/First Issue in that highly prized First Issue dust jacket. Original red cloth, gilt title on cover, repaired and reinforced spine. Original first-issue dust jacket with 6" half-moon shaped chip to spine. Wear to edges of boards, damp staining to front cover and front endpaper. Exposure to moist conditions evident throughout. Housed in a custom clamshell box, red cloth, gilt title over morocco on spine. Signed by Rand on the front endpaper, NOT a "Tipped-in" or "Laid-in" signature. A unique Rand inscription, the likes of which we've never seen in 45 years of hunting her down at the best prices on the market: "One of the few readers I am proud to have--Ayn Rand." Accompanying the book is a very good copy of the rare pamphlet, "A Letter from Ayn Rand. Author of The Fountainhead," issued by Bobbs Merrill in response to the deluge of requests… Read More
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Hollywood: American City of Movies

Hollywood: American City of Movies

by RAND, Ayn [A Rosenbaum]

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Used
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First
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Paperback
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Ayn Rand's first published work with her byline, "A. Rosenbaum". In this profusely illustrated 43 page booklet, "Hollywood: American City of Movies," published in Leningrad in 1926 sans Rand's permission or knowledge, 21 YO Ayn Rand conveys with characteristic lucidity and fire the glamour and glitter of Hollywood and its great stars. Rand never saw a copy; she learned of its publication in a letter from her family after she had arrived in the USA. Text is entirely in Russian. Light wear to wrapper extremities, a few faint creases, and two contemporary rubber-stamped (in Russian) to rear wrapper; discreet, archival tissue reinforcement around the staples on verso of spine-fold, and to one corner tip; clean throughout; Very Good+. There are only four known extant copies. Very Rare Ayn Rand! Book #N1244. $16,500. We carry the largest selection of rare, signed, and manuscript Ayn Rand on the planet!
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[Atlas Shrugged] The United States Railway Mission in Mexico, 1942-1946
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[Atlas Shrugged] The United States Railway Mission in Mexico, 1942-1946

by [Rand, Ayn] Linder, Fred E.

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Used
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First edition
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Washington DC: Institute of Inter-American Transportation, 1947. First edition. Original pictorial paper wraps stapled at spine. 199 pages with multiple illustrations and charts. Gently toned, but overall a tight, pleasing copy. With provenance from Ayn Rand's library, and including 45 pages annotated in pencil by Ayn Rand as she conducted research for what would become her most influential work, Atlas Shrugged. Atlas Shrugged, Rand's fourth, final, and longest novel, depicts a dystopian America where reason, individualism, and capitalism have been set aside in favor of government control and coercion. At the book's center are railroad heiress Dagny Taggart, her steel magnate lover Hank Rearden, and Rand's unforgettable non-conformist hero John Galt. Railroads and trains become more than a backdrop for the action, functioning as a symbol of all that Objectivism can bring to a crumbling collectivist U.S. For this reason, Rand's research into the rail industry was crucial -- and The United States… Read More
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We the Living.

We the Living.

by Rand, Ayn

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Used
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Hardcover
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New York: The MacMillan Company, 1936. First edition of Rand's debut novel. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in the rare original price-clipped dust jacket with light rubbing and wear. We the Living details the heroine's struggle for individualism under Soviet communism and is the most autobiographical of Rand's novels, published ten years after she fled the Soviet Union for the United States. When the work was re-issued in 1959, Rand noted in the book's forward that "for those readers who have expressed a personal curiousity about me, I want to say that We the Living is as near to an autobiography as I will ever write.
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Atlas Shrugged
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Atlas Shrugged

by Rand, Ayn

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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Random House, New York, 1957 First Edition, First Printing with the words "FIRST PRINTING" printed on the copyright page. This copy is authentically INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Ayn Rand on the front free endpaper. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich color with minor repair. This First Issue dustjacket has NO chips or tears and the $6.95 printed price is present with the 10/57 printed code present on the front flap. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight with minor wear to the spine and edges. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by Ayn Rand and housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine.
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