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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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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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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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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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First Edition
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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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THE FOUNTAINHEAD Signed

THE FOUNTAINHEAD Signed

by Ayn Rand

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First Edition; Early Printing
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Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill. 1943. First Edition; Early Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Some staining spots to edge pages Early issue. ; Signed by Ayn Rand on the title page. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box.; Signed by Author .
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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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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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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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The Fountainhead.

The Fountainhead.

by Rand, Ayn

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Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1962. 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 inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright, is a young architect fighting against convention. Cited by numerous architects as an inspiration, Ayn Rand said the theme of the book was "individualism versus collectivism, not within politics but within a man's soul." Rand chose architecture as the analogy of her heady… Read more
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The Fountainhead
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The Fountainhead

by Rand, Ayn

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First Edition
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New York: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, first printing with statement of "First Edition" on the copyright page (all other issue points are irrelevant). Bound in publisher's original first state red cloth with titles on spine and upper board stamped in gilt; lacking the dust jacket. Near Fine with light fading to spine, light marking to rear cover and light rubbing to cloth at edges. Previous owner bookplate to front paste down, pages toned and early pages are a bit thumbed. A much nicer than usual copy of one of Rand's best-known works.
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THE FOUNTAINHEAD

by Rand, Ayn

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First Edition
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THE FOUNTAINHEAD, Bobbs Merrill, 1943, first edition, (first state red binding) some cover soil and light wear to corner tips and spine extremities, else a near vg copy in a vg+ second issue dust-wrapper with some slight wear and tear.
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Fountainhead, The A Novel
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Fountainhead, The A Novel

by Ayn Rand, Blank Endpapers Former Owner Name Saying Gift to Bryant Memorial Library from Maurice James

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First Edition
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Bobbs-Merrill, 1943. HBDJ, stated 1st edition , 2nd printing with picture of Ayn Rand on back DJ with 3 book Reviews, 1943, VG+ / GOOD-, AS-IS, Green Cloth, On the front pastedown are written in ink the words "Bryant Memorial Library. Gift Of ....... donated," There is a faint mark on the rear pastedown possibly caused by removal of tape. The HBDJ, stated 1st edition,1943,surface of the pastedown is intact but has a sheen to it. Corners and spine bumped. Dust jacket chipped and torn & has several pieces missing mainly in Spine Area, tho it doesnt affect Title or author Name AT TOP DJ Spine. Has Rare non-clipped Dust Jacket with the original $3.00 price, This is the true First Edition, 2nd in the correct larger latter jacket with 1/2 inch of space below the authors name on the front panel of DJ,Spine DJ slightly sunned, Book tight and sound. Internally clean, 754 pgs, Back DJ light fox, Wear Edge TEars & small Chips , Small Mended Tear Across part Front DJ Top Edge Area,. First Edition. Hard Cover.
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The Fountainhead

The Fountainhead

by RAND, Ayn

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Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo; second issue green cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; 754pp. A few faint smudges to panels, minor wear along endges and spine ends, faint stain to lower edge of text closed to spine, touch of offsetting to pastedowns, with the paper along rear hinge neatly re-glued; withal, a solid, Very Good copy, with the binding still sound and the gilt still bright and legible. Arguably Rand's finest and most influential novel, basis for the 1949 King Vidor film starring Gary Cooper and Patrician Neal.
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The Fountainhead

by Rand, Ayn

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1st Edition
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Indianapolis and New York: Bobbs Merrill. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; Second issue green cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; 754pp. Minor wear along edges and spine end. A Near Fine copy, with the binding still sound and the gilt still bright and legible. All errors are present including these: page number 9 appears as 0; referred misspelled refrred, 5th line of page 321; the "G" in "G. W. " is smaller than the "W.", 4th line of page 381; "Dominique" misspelled "Domininque," line 2 of page 480. Arguably Rand's finest and most influential novel, and the basis for the 1949 film starring Gary Cooper and Patrician Neal. No DJ. . Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 1943.
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The Fountainhead

by Rand, Ayn

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1st Edition
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Indianapolis and New York: Bobbs Merrill. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; First issue red cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; 754pp. Minor wear along edges and spine end. A Near Fine copy, with the binding still sound and the gilt still bright and legible. All errors are present including these: page number 9 appears as 0; referred misspelled refrred, 5th line of page 321; the "G" in "G. W. " is smaller than the "W.", 4th line of page 381; "Dominique" misspelled "Domininque," line 2 of page 480. Arguably Rand's finest and most influential novel, and the basis for the 1949 film starring Gary Cooper and Patrician Neal. No DJ. . Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1943.
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The Fountainhead

by Ayn Rand

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1st Edition
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Beverly Hills, California
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Bobbs-Merrill, 1943. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. True first edition, with First Edition stated on the copyright page. Very good condition, no dust jacket. Half inch by one inch stain in bottom corner of front free endpaper and about 50 following pages. Stamp of a hospital auxiliary on front free endpaper and a bookplate on front pastedown. Covers of book in excellent condition and pages are otherwise clean. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase.
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The Fountainhead

by Ayn Rand

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First Edition
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Centreville, Virginia
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Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition (printed on copyright page), First Printing. New facsimile dust jacket. Bound in the publisher's green cloth. Rubbing to tips and spine head and foot. Two small spots on front board. A couple of tape stains to rear pastedown. Ownership inscriptions of Alfred Bendiner on front pastedown. Clean text throughout and square binding.Book was owned by Alfred Bendiner (23 July 1899 - 19 March 1964), an American architect, artist, cartoonist, and columnist (Philadelphia Evening Bulletin) perhaps best known for his caricatures and cartoons. There a lengthy, 8-page handwritten letter (in the original enveloped) addressed to Alfred Bendiner contained in the book. The letter (dated March 4, 1944) is a detailed review/analysis of the The Fountainhead by an architect friend or colleague of Bendiner (cannot decipher the signature). The review is often very critical of the Fountainhead.
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The Fountainhead

by Rand, Ayn

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First edition
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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1943. First edition. 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. Some rubbing and scuffing to boards and spine; dampstain to upper boards, affecting topstain. Hinges a bit tender. Bookplate and early ownership signature to front pastedown and front endpaper, else unmarked and fresh. A pleasing copy without the scarce dustjacket. 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 survives as a testament to the power… Read more
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The Fountainhead

by Rand, Ayn

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First Edition
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Portland, Oregon
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Indianapolis & New York: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing with statement of "First Edition" present on the copyright page (all other issue points are irrelevant). In second state green cloth binding, lacking a dust jacket. Very Good. Lean to binding, cloth marked, rubbed at extremities. Faint dampstain to bottom textblock corner not affecting margins. Previous owner bookplate to front paste down, tape ghosts to pastedowns. Pages toned and with a faint cigar odor.
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THE FOUNTAINHEAD

THE FOUNTAINHEAD

by Ayn Rand

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First Edition; Early Printing
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Hardcover
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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. 1943. First Edition; Early Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Very Good dust jacket. Light foxing along text block edges. Light rubbing along panel edges. Chipping at spine crown. 1 1/2 inch open tear at top/bottom of rear flap. Rubbing on spine. Light toning along edges of rear end page and FEP. .
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