Atlas Shrugged.New York: Random House, 1957 Stock Code: 99376
NotesFirst edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author: "To Lenore McConnell, - wishing you a great future. Ayn Rand. February 4, 1959." Atlas Shrugged was named by a 1991 Library of Congress survey as the most influential book in the US, second only to the Bible.
Octavo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt on black, monogram to front board gilt, top edge blue, buff endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket. Housed in a red quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery.
Front hinge starting, internally fine; an excellent copy in a bright jacket with a lightly toned spine, a few small chips to spine ends and middle of front joint.
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