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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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Used - Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Laguna Hills, California
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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  (The Fountainhead)

We The Living (The Fountainhead)

by RAND, Ayn

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Used - Very Good+
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First
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Hardcover
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Catskill, New York
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SIGNED EXCEPTIONAL ASSOCIATION: VERY SCARCE FIRST EDITION OF RAND'S FIRST NOVEL, INSCRIBED TO ARCHITECT ELY JACQUES KAHN, RAND's ADVISOR FOR THE FOUNTAINHEAD
RAND, Ayn. We the Living. New York: Macmillan, 1936. Octavo, original cloth; housed in a custom half navy morocco slipcase and chemise. $33,500.
Scarce first edition of Rand's first novel, one of only 3000 copies printed, a wonderful presentation association copy, inscribed by the author to architect Ely Jacques Kahn, for whom Rand worked as an unpaid assistant in 1937, while researching the profession for the book that was to become The Fountainhead: "To Ely Jacques Kahn—gratefully—Ayn Rand."
According to Barbara Branden in her biography The Passion of Ayn Rand (143-44), in 1937 "Ayn decided to spend a few months working in an architect's office, without pay, in order to become familiar with the day-to-day activities of the profession. Through a friend she met the famous New York architect Ely Jacques Kahn and he agreed to her plan… Ayn… Read more
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Fountainhead

by Rand, Ayn

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Used - Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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Bobbs Merrill, 1943 First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. A superb copy. This First Issue dustjacket with Bobbs Merrill titles on back panel has benefitted from some professional restoration. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is vibrant in color with NO chips or tears. The book is in great shape with light wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with the First Printing dustjacket. We buy Ayn Rand First Editions.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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The Fountainhead
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The Fountainhead

by Rand, Ayn

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  • near fine
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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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The Fountainhead

by Rand, Ayn

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Used - Near Fine
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First edition
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Pasadena, California
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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1943. First edition. Near Fine/Very Good +. First issue in the publisher's red cloth binding and the first edition statement on the copyright page, as required. Top edge stained red. A Near Fine copy of the book with minor bumping to the lower corners and some little scuffs to the boards. Unclipped first issue jacket Very Good+ with spine faded; creasing and chipping to extremities; amateur tape repairs to verso. Housed in a custom clamshell with morocco spine label. Along with Atlas Shrugged, The Fountainhead stands as a towering masterpiece of fictionalized Objectivist philosophy - a zealous laissez-faire capitalism that prizes selfishness of the individual above altruism. The novel follows Howard Roark, an architect who uncompromisingly creates modern works in the face of entrenched group-think that prefers form over function. In what has been praised by a contemporary New York Times review as an "absorbing story of man's enduring battle with evil," Rand's novel… Read more
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Ayn Rand Historic photo collection: Childhood through The Fountainhead, Atlas Shrugged, beyond
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Ayn Rand Historic photo collection: Childhood through The Fountainhead, Atlas Shrugged, beyond

by RAND, Ayn

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  • fine
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Used - Fine
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First
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Hardcover
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Catskill, New York
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Ayn Rand Historic photo collection: Likely the Largest in Private Hands! Historic collection of mostly unpublished intimate photographs of Ayn Rand and her family and friends.This extraordinary original set includes a Czarist-era photograph of the very young Ayn Rand surrounded by her extended family, including her parents, grandparents, and sister. Further the set of 50+ photographs includes a Czarist-era photograph of the very young Ayn Rand surrounded by her extended family, including her parents, grandparents, and sister - likely the only such image that will ever be available - and a photograph of Ayn Rand in 1959 reading a thick Random House hardcover - either her masterwork "Atlas Shrugged" or the McKeon edition of her philosophical forebear, Aristotle. Further photographs include Rand with her husband Frank O'Connor, with her protegee Nathaniel Branden and Branden's wife Barbara, Rand standing as bridesmaid at the Branden wedding and the wedding dinner, Rand's cat Francisco, the Brandens,… Read more
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Fountainhead

by Rand, Ayn

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
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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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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! This ORIGINAL second issue dustjacket is rich in color with some wear to the spine and edges. 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 in collector's condition.
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The Fountainhead

by RAND, Ayn

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Used - Good-
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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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Fountainhead

by Rand, Ayn

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  • fine
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Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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Bobbs-Merrill, 1942 First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Ayn Rand on a laid in signature. This is the TRUE FIRST EDITION, with "First Edition" printed on the copyright page bound in red cloth. Later editions do not state "First Edition" A beautiful second state dustjacket that is vibrant in color without the ubiquitous fading to the spine. This original dustjacket has slight wear to the edges. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the spine and edges. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a magnificent copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author. We buy Ayn Rand First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Fountainhead

by Rand, Ayn

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  • fine
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Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943 First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. Later editions do NOT have the words "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. A superb copy. This ORIGINAL price clipped dustjacket has minor wear to the spine and edges. This First Edition, second state dustjacket is rich in color with light rubbing to the front panel. The book is nice condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp copy of in collector's condition. We buy Ayn Rand First Editions.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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The Fountainhead: Handwritten Manuscript

The Fountainhead: Handwritten Manuscript: Characters of The Fountainhead: Birth Years/Ages

by RAND, Ayn

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Catskill, New York
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MATCHLESS, Utterly UNavailable elsewhere! A single page from Ayn Rand's journal detailing the names of all leading characters of her first bestseller, The Fountainhead, their birth years, and two estimates of their ages "at end of book." That "book" did not even have a title when Rand wrote this journal entry! Paper torn at all edges, not affecting Rand's handwritten text. A unique piece of The history of The Fountainhead, Rand's first literary masterpiece, now 75 years old! Book #P1213. $12,500. We carry the world's largest selection of Rare, Signed, and Manuscript Ayn Rand in private hands!
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The Fountainhead  [First Edition with Signed Correspondence]
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The Fountainhead [First Edition with Signed Correspondence]

by Rand, Ayn

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  • good
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  • First
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Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
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Rapid River, Michigan
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Indianapolis - New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943. Stated at copyright: First Edition. Maroon (dark red) full-cloth boards, gilt cover and spine titles, varying spine wear, crease, rub, bump. Pages very good; no writing. Bind good, moderate offset; hinges intact. Presented and preserved in an original second state wrapper of the first edition. Dust wrapper w/moderate shelf wear, rub; unclipped 3.00, protected in fine clear sleeve. Larger 6" x 8 3/4" design. Rare near very good first printing in same wrapper. Accompanying this first edition is a signed Ayn Rand letter dated June 5, 1946 in reference to the The Fountainhead motion picture in pre-production, written and hand signed: "Ayn Rand". Typed on original stationery with Hal Wallis Productions at Paramount Studios letterhead, the message conveys to Miss Nickie Tipps, apparently an executive, that Rand is happy that both the novel and the screenplay also composed by Rand, are both well liked. Letter has been… Read more
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Ayn Rand Original Corrected Typescript on Apollo 8 for The Objectivist, Nov, 1968; Quotes from...
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Ayn Rand Original Corrected Typescript on Apollo 8 for The Objectivist, Nov, 1968; Quotes from The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged

by RAND, Ayn

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Used - Fine
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First
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Catskill, New York
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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 Book of Genesis, King James Version, as they orbited the Moon. Ayn Rand's "brief comments" on Apollo 8 elucidates "mankind's tragedy: a demonstration of man's epistemological double standard in the fields of science and of the humanities." The typescript offers a rare glimpse into Ayn Rand's literary and philosophic mind at work, condensing, cutting, adding, recasting her own words to achieve painstaking precision. A copy of The Objectivist, where Rand's comments originally appeared, accompanies the Rand Typescript. Apart from Rand's "Brief Comments," never reprinted elsewhere, this issue contains the last part of Ayn Rand's… Read more
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The Fountainhead.

The Fountainhead.

by Rand, Ayn

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Used
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Hardcover
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Palm Beach, Florida
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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, bound in full morocco, gilt titles to the spine, raised bands, gilt ruled to the front and rear panel, marbled endpapers, original red cloth bound in at rear. Boldly signed by Ayn Rand on the title page. In fine condition. 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 (Branden, 1986), and when her agent criticized the novel, she fired him and handled submissions herself (Burns, 2009). After sifting through eleven more publishers, Rand finally released The Fountainhead with Bobbs-Merrill Company in 1943. The reception was instant, and The Fountainhead became a bestseller in two years. The protagonist,… Read more
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Fountainhead

by Rand, Ayn

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  • fine
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Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, 1943 First Edition, First Printing. An attractive second issue dustjacket with light wear to the spine and panels. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's Red cloth. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION, with the words "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. We buy Ayn Rand First Editions.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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The Fountainhead

by Rand, Ayn

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
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  • First
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Used - Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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First Edition, early issue SIGNED by Ayn Rand on the front endpaper to a friend "To.with best wishes of the author- Ayn Rand" This original dustjacket has minor wear to the spine and edges. The book is tight, with some wear to the boards. The binding of the book is tight with NO cocking or leaning. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy SIGNED by the author. Includes a custom clamshell slipcase to protect the book.
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The Fountainhead.

The Fountainhead.

by Rand, Ayn

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  • hardcover
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  • First
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Used
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Hardcover
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Palm Beach, Florida
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Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1962. Later printing of Rands's breakthrough work and her first major literary success. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Maurice Sabbah- With my best wishes Ayn Rand 3/5/63." Near fine in a near fine dust jacket without the usual fading to the spine. An exceptional example. 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 (Branden, 1986), and when her agent criticized the novel, she fired him and handled submissions herself (Burns, 2009). After sifting through eleven more publishers, Rand finally released The Fountainhead with Bobbs-Merrill Company in 1943. The reception was instant, and The Fountainhead became a bestseller in two years. The protagonist, Howard Roark, whose… Read more
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The Fountainhead

by Rand, Ayn

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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Used - Fine
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1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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The Bobbs-Merril Company, 1943 First Edition with the words "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. This copy is SIGNED by Ayn Rand on a tipped in signature. A beautiful copy with the ORIGINAL dustjacket that has minor wear to the edges. This First Edition, second issue book is in great shape and is bound in the publisher's green boards instead of RED. The binding is tight, with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy SIGNED by the author in collector's condition. Includes a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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The Fountainhead.

The Fountainhead.

by Rand, Ayn

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  • hardcover
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  • First
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Used
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Hardcover
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Palm Beach, Florida
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Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943. Early printing of Rands's breakthrough work and her first major literary success. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, "With my best wishes Ayn Rand." Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with just a touch of wear. Housed in a custom clamshell box. An exceptional example. 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 (Branden, 1986), and when her agent criticized the novel, she fired him and handled submissions herself (Burns, 2009). After sifting through eleven more publishers, Rand finally released The Fountainhead with Bobbs-Merrill Company in 1943. The reception was instant, and The Fountainhead became a bestseller in two years. The protagonist, Howard Roark, whose character was thought to be… Read more
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