Recent Arrivals from Respublica Books LLC

Recent Arrivals from Respublica Books LLC

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy: The Fellowship of the Ring (Fifteenth Impression), The Two Towers (Twelfth Impression), and The Return of the King (Eleventh Impression)
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The Lord of the Rings Trilogy: The Fellowship of the Ring (Fifteenth Impression), The Two Towers (Twelfth Impression), and The Return of the King (Eleventh Impression)

by Tolkien, J. R. R.

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Used - Three volumes. Octavo. Each in original cloth board and dust jacket (none are price-clipped). Minor toning and sunning to dust j
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First edition, later impressions (15, 12, 11)
Published
1966
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London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1966. First edition, later impressions (15, 12, 11). Three volumes. Octavo. Each in original cloth board and dust jacket (none are price-clipped). Minor toning and sunning to dust jackets, minor edgewear, with small, half-inch closed tear to head of dust jacket to The Fellowship of the Ring. Slight cocking to spine of The… Read more about this item
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Le Philosophe et la Theologie [The Philosopher and Theology] [With Inscription and Letter]
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Le Philosophe et la Theologie [The Philosopher and Theology] [With Inscription and Letter]

by Gilson, Etienne

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Used - Octavo. Three-quarter leather and marbled boards with raised bands and gilt titling to spine; top-edge gilt; original paper wrap
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First edition
Published
1960
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£313.48

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Paris: Librairie Arthème Fayard, 1960. First edition. Octavo. Three-quarter leather and marbled boards with raised bands and gilt titling to spine; top-edge gilt; original paper wrappers preserved within this custom binding. Minor rubbing and scratching to leather; wear to leather at hinges, but hinges are sturdy. Pages bright. Neat pencil inscription by Étienne Gilson to Gabriel G. Forest. Accompanied by… Read more about this item
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£313.48
The Eric Voegelin Collection
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The Eric Voegelin Collection

by Voegelin, Eric

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£19,592.50

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Rare books, articles, and correspondence, 1928-1989. English and German language works. Voegelin, Erich: Ueber die form des amerikanischen geistes: Tübingen, Germany: Verlag von J. C. B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 1928. First edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor creasing and edgewear to wraps; former library sticker to spine and two-inch sticker scar to front wrap; library stamp to title page with penciled… Read more about this item
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Thus Spake Zarathustra: A Book for All and None
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Thus Spake Zarathustra: A Book for All and None

by Nietzsche, Friedrich

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Used
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Octavo. Original first issue blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine and eight pages of advertisements. Light toning t
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First edition, first issue
Published
1896
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£5,094.05

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London: Henry & Co, 1896. First edition, first issue. Octavo. Original first issue blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine and eight pages of advertisements. Light toning to spine, extremities slightly rubbed; prior owner blindstamp, ink signature, and bookplate of John Farquhar McLay, bookplate of H.G. Plimmer to front pastedown. A rare and excellent example of this true… Read more about this item
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The Dawn of Day [Daybreak]
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The Dawn of Day [Daybreak]

by Nietzsche, Friedrich

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Used - Octavo. Publisher's original navy cloth, blind-stamped and gilt. Minor scuffing and spotting to boards; some bubbling to rear bo
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First US edition
Published
1903
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£705.33

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1903. First US edition. Octavo. Publisher's original navy cloth, blind-stamped and gilt. Minor scuffing and spotting to boards; some bubbling to rear board cloth; faint toning to leaves, else near-fine.. Rare and uncommonly bright first U.S. edition of Friedrich Nietzsche's (1844-1900) classic polemical work The Dawn of Day (also translated as Daybreak), first… Read more about this item
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Modern Moral Philosophy
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Modern Moral Philosophy" in Philosophy: The Journal of the Royal Institute of Philosophy, Vol. 33 (XXXIII), No. 124 (January 1958)

by Anscombe, G. E. M. [Elizabeth Anscombe]

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Used - Octavo. Volume XXXIII (33)-1958, bound in original boards. Minor scuffing and spotting to page block; pencil bookseller notation
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First bound edition
Published
1958
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£940.44

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London: Macmillan & Co., Limited, 1958. First bound edition. Octavo. Volume XXXIII (33)-1958, bound in original boards. Minor scuffing and spotting to page block; pencil bookseller notations to front pastedown endpaper, else a near-fine bound edition of Volume 33 (1958) of Philosophy: The Journal of the Royal Institute of Philosophy, complete with advertisements.. Uncommon bound first edition of… Read more about this item
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£940.44
Letter to a Friend [Translated by Inge Sammet]
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Letter to a Friend [Translated by Inge Sammet]

by de Saint-Exupéry, Antoine

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Used - Small octavo. Paper wrappers, 8.25 x 5.25 inches, 17 pp. Original wrappers, cover design by Eric Carle, with chipping and loss t
Published
1940
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£156.74

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N.P.: Possibly printed by Charlotte Selver in New York, 1940. Small octavo. Paper wrappers, 8.25 x 5.25 inches, 17 pp. Original wrappers, cover design by Eric Carle, with chipping and loss to wrappers, particularly to upper-right of front wrapper (appx 2 x 3 inches); tape repairs to closed tears to front wrapper; faint toning to title page with light… Read more about this item
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An Account of the European Settlements in America [Association copy owned by Thomas E. Lovejoy]
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An Account of the European Settlements in America [Association copy owned by Thomas E. Lovejoy]

by Burke, Edmund [William Burke]

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Used - Two volumes. Octavo. Contemporary full leather, spine labels. Scuffing to boards; offsetting to endpapers from leather tips; spo
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Second edition
Published
1758
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£685.74

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London: Printed for R. and J. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, 1758. Second edition. Two volumes. Octavo. Contemporary full leather, spine labels. Scuffing to boards; offsetting to endpapers from leather tips; spotting and toning to certain leaves with occasional foxing; starting to front joints; wear to leather and boards, particularly at corners. Two in-tact folding maps. A bright and well-preserved second… Read more about this item
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The End of Ideology: On the Exhaustion of Political Ideas in the Fifties
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The End of Ideology: On the Exhaustion of Political Ideas in the Fifties

by Bell, Daniel

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Used - Octavo. Original cloth and dust jacket (not price-clipped). Edgewear to dust jacket, particularly to foot of the front wrapper a
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First edition
Published
1960
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£117.55

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Glencoe, Illinois: The Free Press, 1960. First edition. Octavo. Original cloth and dust jacket (not price-clipped). Edgewear to dust jacket, particularly to foot of the front wrapper and spine, including a few small closed tears to jacket; some smudging and sunning to spine and jacket; faint sticker mark to rear wrapper; leaves bright and unmarked. A well-preserved first edition… Read more about this item
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The Phyllode Theory of the Monocotyledonous Leaf, With Special Reference to Anatomical Evidence [With Inscription]
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The Phyllode Theory of the Monocotyledonous Leaf, With Special Reference to Anatomical Evidence [With Inscription]

by Arber, Agnes

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Used - Pamphlet. Stapled wraps, 9 x 6 inches, offprint including pp. 466-501. Wrappers age-toned with creasing to wrappers and leaves;
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Offprint
Published
1918
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N.P.: Offprint published from the Annals of Botany, Vol. XXXII, No. CXXVIII, 1918. Offprint. Pamphlet. Stapled wraps, 9 x 6 inches, offprint including pp. 466-501. Wrappers age-toned with creasing to wrappers and leaves; staining and sunning to wrappers, particularly at edges, with some spotting; staple rust; leaves unmarked and well-preserved with some wrinkling. This original offprint contains seven illustrated… Read more about this item
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Le Mystère de l'être - Volume I: Réflexion et Mystère and Volume II: Foi et Réalité [The Mystery of Being - Volume I: Reflection and Mystery and Volume II: Faith and Reality] [With Inscription]
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Le Mystère de l'être - Volume I: Réflexion et Mystère and Volume II: Foi et Réalité [The Mystery of Being - Volume I: Reflection and Mystery and Volume II: Faith and Reality] [With Inscription]

by Marcel, Gabriel

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Used - Two volumes. Small octavo. Original wrappers. Minor edgewear to wrappers and spotting to front wrapper of Vol. II; one-inch clos
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First edition
Published
1951
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£274.29

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Paris: Aubier, 1951. First edition. Two volumes. Small octavo. Original wrappers. Minor edgewear to wrappers and spotting to front wrapper of Vol. II; one-inch closed tear to top of first two leaves of Vol. II; minor spotting to page block of Vol. II; both volumes bright and largely uncut. Inscribed by Gabriel Marcel on title page to Vol. I.… Read more about this item
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The Genteel Tradition in American Philosophy: The Annual Public Address Before the Union, August 25, 1911
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The Genteel Tradition in American Philosophy: The Annual Public Address Before the Union, August 25, 1911

by Santayana, George

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Used - Pamphlet. Stapled wraps, 5.75 x 8.75 inches, 26 pp. Faint spotting to wrappers; crease to front wrapper with several half-inch c
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Offprint
Published
1911
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£97.96

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Berkeley, California: The University Press: Philosophical Union of the University of California offprint from the University of California Chronicle, Volume XIII, No. 4, 1911. Offprint. Pamphlet. Stapled wraps, 5.75 x 8.75 inches, 26 pp. Faint spotting to wrappers; crease to front wrapper with several half-inch closed tears to head of wrappers and title page; some separation of wrappers along… Read more about this item
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Losing Ground: American Social Policy, 1950-1980 [Association Copy with Inscription to Robert Nisbet]
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Losing Ground: American Social Policy, 1950-1980 [Association Copy with Inscription to Robert Nisbet]

by Murray, Charles

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Used - Octavo. Original blue cloth and dust jacket (not price-clipped). Minor wear and creasing to jacket, including two small, closed
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First edition
Published
1984
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New York: Basic Books, Inc, 1984. First edition. Octavo. Original blue cloth and dust jacket (not price-clipped). Minor wear and creasing to jacket, including two small, closed tears to head of front and rear jacket; small, neat pencil marks in the margins of a handful of pages. This first edition inscribed by Charles Murray to Robert Nisbet on front… Read more about this item
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The Jacques Maritain and Maurice de Gandillac Collection
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The Jacques Maritain and Maurice de Gandillac Collection

by Maritain, Jacques [Raїssa Maritain and Maurice de Gandillac]

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£4,898.12

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Five rare books and associated ephemera (all published in French) from the private library of Maurice de Gandillac, 1930-1966. Maritain, Jacques: Éléments de Philosophie (I): Introduction Générale a la Philosophie, Paris: Pierre Téqui, Libraire-Éditeur, 1930. Reprint of the original 1920 edition. Original wrappers. Minor smudging and toning to wrappers and slight creasing to corners and faint staining to spine;… Read more about this item
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The Pragmatic Method [Personal Copy of William James's Wife, Alice Howe Gibbens] [Reprinted from the Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods, Vol. I, No. 25: December 8, 1904]
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The Pragmatic Method [Personal Copy of William James's Wife, Alice Howe Gibbens] [Reprinted from the Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods, Vol. I, No. 25: December 8, 1904]

by James, William [Alice Howe Gibbens]

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Used - Octavo. Wrappers. 15 pp. Light toning to wrapper edges, although leaves remain bright; wrappers beginning to separate from stapl
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Reprint
Published
1904
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£2,155.17

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N.P.: The Science Press, 1904. Reprint. Octavo. Wrappers. 15 pp. Light toning to wrapper edges, although leaves remain bright; wrappers beginning to separate from staples at bottom spine; minor marginalia to final page; faint creasing across middle. Rare offprint of James's classic essay bearing the front wrapper instruction: "Please return to Mrs. W. James / 95 Irving St. /… Read more about this item
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New Masses Magazine (Volume 7, Number 7; December 1931)
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New Masses Magazine (Volume 7, Number 7; December 1931)

by Carmon, Walt, ed. [Whittaker Chambers, John Dos Passos, William Gropper, et al.]

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Used - Magazine. Stapled wraps, 11.75 x 8.75 inches, 31 pp. Toning to wrappers and leaves with minor creasing and wear, but otherwise v
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1931
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£235.11

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New York: New Masses, Inc, 1931. Magazine. Stapled wraps, 11.75 x 8.75 inches, 31 pp. Toning to wrappers and leaves with minor creasing and wear, but otherwise very well-preserved. An exceptional example of this rare volume. Very good-plus.. Exceptional and bright edition of the December 1931 volume of New Masses magazine (Volume 7, Number 7), featuring original works… Read more about this item
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From MacDonald to Gaitskell (A Socialist Labour League Pamphlet)
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From MacDonald to Gaitskell (A Socialist Labour League Pamphlet)

by MacIntyre, Alasdair

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Used - Pamphlet. Stapled wraps, 7 x 5 inches, 8 pp. Toning to wrappers and pages with
Published
1960
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London: Socialist Labour League, 1960. Pamphlet. Stapled wraps, 7 x 5 inches, 8 pp. Toning to wrappers and pages with "Labor Book Shop" stamp to front wrapper; faint crease marks to upper-right leaves; one-inch chip to top of rear wrapper (along spine); one-inch closed tear to rear wrapper; wrappers pulling from staples. A delicate and rare pamphlet written by… Read more about this item
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Against the Self-Images of the Age: Essays on Ideology and Philosophy [With Laid-in Inscription]
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Against the Self-Images of the Age: Essays on Ideology and Philosophy [With Laid-in Inscription]

by MacIntyre, Alasdair [Henry D. Aiken]

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Used - Octavo. Original green cloth and dust jacket (not price-clipped). Laid-in is an inscribed notecard by Alasdair MacIntyre to fell
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First US edition
Published
1971
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£548.59

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New York: Schocken Books, Inc, 1971. First US edition. Octavo. Original green cloth and dust jacket (not price-clipped). Laid-in is an inscribed notecard by Alasdair MacIntyre to fellow Brandeis professor, Henry D. Aiken: "Henry / With love and regard / from Alasdair," with the Brandeis University name and emblem affixed to card. Fine in fine dust jacket.. A… Read more about this item
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Orestes or the Art of Smiling
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Orestes or the Art of Smiling

by Gnoli, Domenico

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Used - Folio. Original brown cloth and dust jacket (not price-clipped). Minor edgewear to dust jacket, else fine in a fine dust jacket.
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First edition, first printing
Published
1961
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1961. First edition, first printing. Folio. Original brown cloth and dust jacket (not price-clipped). Minor edgewear to dust jacket, else fine in a fine dust jacket. Increasingly uncommon with dust jacket in this condition.. Gnoli, Domenico. Beautiful first edition of Domenico Gnoli's (1933-1970) modern fairy tale about a melancholy prince who discovers how… Read more about this item
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We the Living
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We the Living

by Rand, Ayn

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Used - Octavo. Original blue cloth decorated in black with gilt lettering and dust jacket (not price-clipped). Creasing to board edges
Edition
First Random House edition
Published
1959
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£587.78

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New York: Random House, 1959. First Random House edition. Octavo. Original blue cloth decorated in black with gilt lettering and dust jacket (not price-clipped). Creasing to board edges with some rubbing to cloth; minor edgewear and scuffing to dust jacket. Near-fine.. Bright first Random House edition of Ayn Rand's (1905-1982) debut novel about life in post-revolutionary Russia. First… Read more about this item
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