Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand, True First Edition, Custom Leather Binding
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
True First Edition, Published by Random House, New York in 1957
Custom Full Leather Binding
Binding Details: Fine contemporary full green morocco leather binding with five raised bands to the spine, gold gilted central motifs, and red morocco leather tiles that contain gold gilted titling. There is gilt ruling to the boards, marbled endpapers, and hand-sewn silk endbands. All page ends are gold gilted.
Book Details: This is the first edition, first printing, as stated on the copyright page, of Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged” published by Random House, New York in 1957. The book is her fourth, longest, and last novel and she considered it her magnums opus in the realm of fiction writing. In 1999, the Modern Library reader’s poll ranked Atlas Shrugged number 1 on its list of the 100 Best English- Language novels of the 20th Century.
The book measures 8.5” x 6” x 2.25” with 1168 pages, a table of contents, and a two page “About the Author” write-up from the publisher that appears at the end of the book.
Condition Report: The binding is in FINE condition with no flaws. Internally, the book is very clean with no marks or foxing. There are no bookplates or signs of previous ownership. Overall, this is a full leather custom binding that houses the true first edition of one of the great works of literature. Overall, this is a full leather custom binding that houses the true first edition of one of the great works of literature.
Photographs of the binding and marbled endpapers appear in the photo section of the listing.