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Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged
first edition, original dust-jacket


"My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his own happiness as the moral purpose of his life, with productive achievement as his noblest activity, and reason as his only absolute."  (from the Appendix)

RAND, Ayn. Atlas Shrugged. New York: Random House, 1957. Thick octavo, original green cloth, original dust jacket.  $1300.

First edition, first issue. Book near-fine with the most minimal fading to spine; bright price-clipped dust jacket with some occasional wear to spine. Very minor occasional edge-wear. A bright, attractive copy of one of the most broadly influential novels of the 20th century.

 

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