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First Prize

by CLINE, Edward

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1988
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SIGNED First Edition Review Copy with Publisher's materials of the first novel by Ed Cline, author of the Sparrowhead series, threatened by ISIS, evicted by his landlord as a result. A beautiful, Library Quality copy in like jacket, opened only for Cline to sign. Signature only. Book #P5b113. $55. We specialize in Rare Ayn Rand, history, and science.
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An Open Letter to President Truman: Ayn Rand Signed Letter during Atlas Shrugged

by RAND, Ayn

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Published
1951
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ONLY ONE! Never Published Ayn Rand! Typed Letter SIGNED [TLS] Written at the peak of her intellectual and literary talent, as Ayn Rand was writing Atlas Shrugged in Los Angeles, an undertaking from which she rarely wavered. Unpublished Typed Letter, signed by Ayn Rand. Los Angeles, no date (ca. April or May, 1951). 5 pp. 4to. An unpublished Ayn Rand… Read more
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The Fountainhead

by RAND, Ayn

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PERFECT copy, Still Sealed in Publisher's Shrink Wrap! The single-volume Easton Press copy of Rand's first bestseller, a novel which has sold more than 10,000,000 copies, The Fountainhead. Never touched or open, this Easton Press is the finest copy available. Bound in fine genuine leather, this utterly flawless, library-quality copy of The Fountainhead is accented with 22k gold lettering and… Read more
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Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal

by RAND, Ayn

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Published
1966
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Very Good
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We carry the largest selection of rare, signed, and manuscript Ayn Rand in private hands. "The basic issue is only: Is man free? In mankind's history, capitalism is the only system that answers: Yes." A highly presentable First Edition copy of Rand's seminal work on capitalism in a complete, unclipped jacket with only minor edgewear. Book has PO's signature and… Read more
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Sewer, Gas & Electric

by RUFF, Matt

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Published
1996
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Unread Uncorrected Manuscript of Ruff's novel dedicated to Ayn Rand, the first novel in which Rand appears as a character. "In Sewer, Gas & Electric. my protagonist, Joan Fine, engages [Ayn] Rand in debate.But the decision to treat Rand and her philosophy as more than just the butt of a joke as a person, not a perversity -- that s… Read more
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Is Objectivism a Religion?

by ELLIS, Albert

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Published
1968
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Near Fine
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Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Collectible copy of the first full-length book critical of Objectivism, Ayn Rand's philosophy of reason, individualism, and rational self-interest. The author once debated Nathaniel Branden, Rand's protegee, about a year before he published his critique. Splendid copy in jacket, protected in mylar. The staining on cover is on the… Read more
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We The Living

by RAND, Ayn

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Published
1959
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Good
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UNbeatable Ayn Rand value! First Edition, First Printing of We the Living: "Petrograd smelt of carbolic acid," Ayn Rand's first sentence to her American audience. The reek of powerful disinfectant, to abate the spread of lice-borne diseases, captures the squalor engulfing Petrograd -- and communism. Originally entitled "Airtight," We the Living was not a commercial success; eighteen months after its… Read more
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Anthem

by RAND, Ayn

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Published
1954
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Near Fine
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Second Printing
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"The most lyrical of any of her work, the most abstract and stylized in its literary method. It has the beauty and cadence of a prose poem" (Branden, 14). Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Matchless Ayn Rand value! "I am. I think. I will." The very scarce true second printing of the First American Hardcover Edition of Anthem,… Read more
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Atlas Shrugged

by RAND, Ayn

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Published
1957
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Very Good
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SIGNED and dated (4/12/80) by Ayn Rand on a paper mounted to the First Edition copy of her magnum opus, Atlas Shrugged. "I know that I am challenging the cultural tradition of two and a half thousand years," said Ayn Rand before Atlas was published. Here is a splendid opportunity to acquire a collectible Hardcover First Edition in the original… Read more
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Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal

by RAND, Ayn

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Published
1966
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Fine
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SIGNED by Ayn Rand; one of only 300 copies! New American Library, New York, 1966. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Rare and Fine copy of the UNnumbered Limited Edition of Capitalism, issued immediately after (November, 1966) the original Signed, Numbered 700 copies sold. Erratum slip which itself contains an error! Most unusual Rand, missing from most collections. Book Fine; slipcase… Read more
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The Discovery of Freedom

by LANE, Rose Wilder

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Published
1943
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Very Good+
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First
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Scarce First Edition in rare dust jacket, one of only 1,000 copies of Rose Wilder Lane's The Discovery of Freedom Long out of print, the few copies in existence circulated for years, read and reread as an underground cult classic in the literature of freedom and capitalism. Along with Isabel Paterson's The God of the Machine and Ayn Rand's… Read more
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SIGNED Ayn Rand Contract: The Virtue of Selfishness

by RAND, Ayn

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Published
1964
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SIGNED UNMATCHED Ayn Rand Acquisition! Signed Contract for Rand to appear on Metromedia (Then Channel 5 in NYC) to discuss "The Modern Man" as her new book on the Objectivist Ethics, The Virtue of Selfishness, was published in hardcover. According to the Ayn Rand Archives, Rand did appear on the show, likely discussing her new book. Contract is in fine… Read more
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Night of January 16th

by RAND, Ayn

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Published
1968
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First
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SIGNED and Dated by Ayn Rand on July 4, 1976, the day America celebrated her Bicentennial. A beautiful copy of Rand's only play published in her lifetime. From the legendary collection of Ayn Rand collector extraordinaire Ryan York, who sent Rand several items to secure her signature on July 4, 1976, our Bicentennial, a date Ayn Rand considered holy!… Read more
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Steel Titan; The Ayn Rand Letter

by RAND, Ayn; HESSEN, Robert

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Published
1975
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First Edition of Hessen's study of Charles M Schwab, "who rose from day laborer to first president of U.S. Steel, and then to founder of Bethlahem Steel" (Ayn Rand). A near-fine copy in like, unclipped dust jacket. Accompanying Hessen's book are the last 2 issues of Ayn Rand's last publication, in which she discussed Hessen (who once served as her… Read more
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The Early Ayn Rand: A Selection from Her Unpublished Fiction, incl The Fountainhead

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1984
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The largest selection of rare Ayn Rand on the planet! "Here then for all to read is is her early fiction: the first of her stories and also the last--the last, that is, for us to discover and to experience." Ayn Rand's heir, Leonard Peikoff edited and elucidated each piece of this volume of previously unpublished Rand fiction, ranging from… Read more
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Anthem

by RAND, Ayn

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Published
1953
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SIGNED by Ayn Rand, a true rarity: the first revised edition of Anthem, in publisher's rare, ORIGINAL dust jacket, from Rand's British publisher Cassell, the only publisher of the first edition of Anthem. The rarest Rand title to locate signed: Anthem in dust jacket! Cassell, London, 1953. First Printing of "Cassell Cheap Editions" copy of Anthem with an alphabetical list… Read more
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Play Parade Ayn Rand Presentation Copy Before We the Living

by [RAND, Ayn]; COWARD, Noel

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Published
1934
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Signed "Ayn" only, from Ayn Rand's library, and inscribed by Rand to her actor-husband Frank O'Connor on August 6, 1934, a First Edition Presentation Copy of Noel Coward's Play Parade, which includes seven of Coward's plays; O'Connor had roles in a few. Rand's charming, affectionate inscription reads in full: "To my little Cubby -- one of his future parts --but… Read more
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Corrected in Ayn Rand's pen, Rand's ORIGINAL Typescript for her occasional column, "Brief Comments" in her magazine The Objectivist, Vol 7, No. 11, November, 1968, but published January, 1969. Handwritten and typed on verso of The Objectivist letterhead. On Christmas Eve, 1968, in the most highly watched television broadcast of its time, Apollo 8 crew members read from the… Read more
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The Objectivist Newsletter Signed by Rand

by RAND, Ayn

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Published
1962
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First
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SIGNED Ayn Rand on Vol 1, # 1, ectremely rare First EVER Printing of many original Rand articles, including some never reprinted anywhere else. 48 single issues of The Objectivist Newsletter, Rand's first monthly publication, 1962-65, and the most difficult Rand periodical to locate. Near Fine. One of the rarest Signed Rand items we've encountered in 45 years! Housed in… Read more
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Whisper the Guns

by CLINE, Edward

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Published
1992
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SIGNED/Inscribed by Cline on half-title.What has a body found floating in Hong Kong's harbor to do with the world tungsten metal market? Independent American entrepreneur, Merritt Fury, investigates -- only to learn that his business partnership is in fact a criminal conspiracy, the woman he loves is a deadly operative, and he is himself, the conspirator's unwitting agent.… Read more
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