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Night of January 16th

by RAND, Ayn

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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 First Edition 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… Read more
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Atlas Shrugged

by RAND, Ayn

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1957
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First
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Finest First Edition of Rand's masterpiece, of which she proclaimed with unblinking immodesty: "I know that I am challenging the cultural tradition of two and a half thousand years." Thick 8vo, publisher's gilt-lettered green cloth with spine label, faint mottling to rear board and top half of front board; first issue dust jacket with 10/57 printed on lower front flap,… Read more
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Atlas Shrugged

by RAND, Ayn

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1957
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Finest First Edition of Rand's masterpiece, of which she proclaimed with unblinking immodesty: "I know that I am challenging the cultural tradition of two and a half thousand years." Thick 8vo, publisher's gilt-lettered green cloth with spine label, faint mottling to rear board and top half of front board; first issue dust jacket with 10/57 printed on lower front flap,… Read more
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Who Is Ayn Rand?

by [RAND, AYN; GAITANO, Nick] BRANDEN, Nathaniel; BRANDEN, Barbara

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Published
1962
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First
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"It is by experiencing happiness that one lives one's life, in any hour, year or the whole of it (Atlas Shrugged). "That," and much more as Who Is Ayn Rand unravels, "is the imperishable achievement of Ayn Rand." A beautiful First Printing, appears unread, in a price-clipped dust jacket with only tiny edgewear. No writings or markings of any kind.… Read more
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The Fountainhead

by RAND, Ayn

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Published
1947
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Very Good+
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First
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$895.00

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"If a dedication page were to precede the total of my work, it would read: To the glory of Man" (Rand, 1963). The Fountainhead, First UK edition in jacket of Ayn Rand's "confirmation of the spirit of youth, proclaiming man's glory, showing how much is possible." A Very Good copy with no markings or writings of any kind. Toning to… Read more
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The Fountainhead

by RAND, Ayn

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Published
1943
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SIGNED and dated Christmas 1945 by Ayn Rand. Best price on the market! "The human spirit. The heroic in man. The aspiration and the fulfillment, both. Uplifted in its quest--and uplifting by its own essence. Seeking God--and finding itself." Ayn Rand's breakthrough novel, signed, inscribed, and dated "Christmas, 1945" in Rand's pen on front flyleaf. Early printing, a good copy,… Read more
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Who Is Ayn Rand?

by [RAND, AYN] BRANDEN, Nathaniel; BRANDEN, Barbara

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Published
1962
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First
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SIGNED by both authors to an important Ayn Rand association. First edition, inscribed by the author "To Linda Lynneberg - With best wishes - Nathaniel Branden 10/25/62" and additionally with Barbara Branden's signature below. The recipient of this title was Linda Lynneberg, a Danish-American lifelong friend to Rand, to whom Rand inscribed many of her own titles (see pics; the… Read more
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In Pursuit of Wealth

by BROOK, Yaron and WATKINS, Don

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2017
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Fine
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First
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$55.00

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SIGNED by both authors. "The American Dream is under attack today, but the threat is not economic inequality. It is the war on political equality." An unread signed copy of Watkins and Brook's "moral case for finance" with no other markings or writings of any kind. "Those who recognize the irreplaceable value of finance must change the terms of the… Read more
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We The Living

by RAND, Ayn

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Published
1947
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Boldly SIGNED, warmly inscribed, and dated in 1951 by Ayn Rand! Rare, ORIGINAL (unrevised) text of We The Living! London: Cassell & Co., Ltd., 1947.PRESENTATION COPY. 1 vol., inscribed and dated on the front blank endleaf by Rand: "To Eugene D. Williams - - with sincere admiration - Ayn Rand July 21, 1951". Bound in the publisher's original blue/gray cloth,… Read more
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Why I Like Stamp Collecting + Rand Stamp Collection

by RAND, Ayn

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Published
1971
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As New
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First
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Very Fine copy of the Minkus Stamp Journal, Vol. VI, No. 2, 1971, containing a rare Rand article, which never appeared in any of her publications or anthologies, "Why I Like Stamp Collecting." (Second Renaissance Books published it posthumously in The Ayn Rand Column, 1991.) Observes Rand: "In collecting, every new stamp is an event, a pleasure in itself and,… Read more
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We The Living

by RAND, Ayn

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Published
1940
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"To Linda -- with love and admiration -- Ayn -- November 3, 1942" Incomparably rare Association Copy, early printing of We the Living with original text, presented to a lifelong friend of Ayn Rand, whom Rand had earlier called "the nicest woman I've ever met." Linda Lynneberg is mentioned several times in Ayn Rand's letters to Isabel Paterson and others.… Read more
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The God of the Machine

by [RAND, Ayn] PATERSON, Isabel

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Published
1983
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Fine
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First
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"The God of the Machine is an invaluable arsenal of intellectual ammunition for any advocate of capitalism," writes Ayn Rand in her Introduction, its first appearance in book form. Rand's review, originally published in her first monthly, The Objectivist Newsletter, October, 1964, is here bound with Paterson's masterpiece for the first time. A fine, seemingly unread copy, with no markings… Read more
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The Democrat's Dilemma

by [RAND, Ayn] CRANE, Phillip

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Published
1964
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Very Good+
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First
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In 1905, a dedicated group of 100+ Fabian Socialists banded together to issue an ideological death warrant. Their target was capitalism. In 1962, a member of the group proudly proclaimed that they had largely achieved their goal through American education. The Democrats' Dilemma examines the numerous groups which boasted, in 1962, thathe American free enterprise system had been… Read more
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The Movies. Mr. Griffith and Me

by [RAND, Ayn] GISH, Lillian

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Published
1969
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As New
Edition
Second
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"I carry with me one of DW's favorite quotations: 'What you get is a living. What you give is life.'" Second printing of Gish's autobiography. A fine, unread copy in a fine clipped jacket. Accompanying this title is Ayn Rand's periodical, The Objectivist, November, 1969, containing a review of Gish. This particular Rand article has not been reprinted elsewhere and… Read more
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The Fountainhead

by RAND, Ayn

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Published
1943
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Near Fine
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"To say 'I love you,' one must know first how to say the 'I'." Immortal and unanswerable Ayn Rand. Presented is a very handsome copy of the 29th Printing of The Fountainhead, 1962, so before its 25 Anniversary Edition six years later. Much in common with the original 1943 first issue jacket. The only copy other than Easton press I've… Read more
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Calumet "K"

by [RAND, Ayn] Merwin-Webster

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Published
1967
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Very Good+
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First
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"This novel is a remarkable historical-social-psychological document. Today, its subtitle ought to be: This was America" (From Ayn Rand's Introduction). First printing of the NBI Press edition of Ayn Rand's "favorite novel," the first such printing to include Rand's introduction, which originally appeared in Rand's periodical The Objectivist, October, 1967. This copy of the first printing in book form has… Read more
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Feminist Interpretations of Ayn Rand

by [RAND, Ayn], GLADSTEIN, Mimi, SCIABARRA, Chris

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Published
1999
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First
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SIGNED by both editors on bookplate of front flyleaf. Is Ayn Rand, as Susan Brownmiller claims in an essay reprinted here, "a traitor to her own sex"? Or do Rand and her work, as other contributors argue, embody essential feminist characteristics? Feminist Interpretations of Ayn Rand offers abundant food for thought on these and other gender issues in the body… Read more
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Ayn Rand: What is Capitalism? The Simplest Thing in the World

by RAND, Ayn

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Published
1966
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Edition
First
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Two ORIGINAL recordings, each on LP albums, of Ayn Rand. One is her only short story published in her lifetime, "The Simplest Thing in the World." The other is a recording of Rand's Ford Hall Forum speech, "What Is Capitalism?" Both albums appear to be scratch less, unplayed. Both in their ORIGINAL jackets. For the Ayn Rand collector who has… Read more
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The Golden Vanity

by PATERSON, Isabel

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Published
1934
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First
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SIGNED First Edition, long out of print. Isabel Paterson, author of The God of the Machine (1943), was a crucial and formative influence on Ayn Rand. "Friends recall the young Rand literally 'sitting at the master's feet' as Paterson discussed American history" (Burns, Goddess of the Market, 76-8). The idea for Atlas Shrugged (1957) "came to Rand after a conversation… Read more
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The Vision of Ayn Rand

by [RAND, Ayn] BRANDEN, Nathaniel

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Published
2009
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Edition
First
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$150.00

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First Edition. As new in like jacket. "If you find the world hopelessly bewildering, will rejecting your mind make it more intelligible?" A written transcript of the original Nathaniel Branden Institute first course on the philosophy of Ayn Rand, Basic Principles of Objectivism. NBI lectures continued from 1958-68 with other courses on philosophy, economics, esthetics and epistemology. Ayn Rand delivered… Read more
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