Atlas Shrugged - Ayn Rand 1957 - Random House, New York - First Edition, First Printing Who is John Galt?

A finely bound first edition of this high spot in 20th century literature.

The Russian-born American novelist and philosopher's magnum opus, was based on Rand’s principles of Objectivist philosophy and was her last work of fiction before concentrating her writings exclusively on philosophy, politics and cultural criticism.
  Listed in Modern Library's Top 100 Novels [1998].

Octavo (binding size 22.4x16.5cm), pp. [10] 1168 [1] [2 ‘About the Author’] [3].
  Elegantly hand-bound in three-quarter dark blue oasis morocco over marbled paper, spines with raised bands with gilt decorations, twin burgundy morocco labels lettered in gilt, top edge gilt.   Condition: Fine   Ref: 110722   Price: HK$ 10,500