Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

The first edition of Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand was published in 1957 by Random House in New York.
It was published in green cloth with a colorful dust jacket which was priced at $6.95.

First Edition Points:

  • “First Printing” stated on copyright page
  • 10/57 code on bottom of front dust jacket flap
  • Publisher’s name and address on bottom of rear flap.

Value: Fine, $3500, Very Good, $1000

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  1. Hampsteadharry said:

    Would someone please tell me the 1st UK hardback edition of this book.

    November 11, 2011
  2. I have a hard copy Atlas Shrugged first printing Random House with the points you list EXCEPT the price is shown as $22.95 on front dust jacket, it also does not have the 10/57 code on bottom of front of dust jacket flap (does not indicate edition either). It is in fine condition. Could you give any information as to whether this is a first edition first printing?

    June 14, 2016
    • gutenburg said:

      Probably the dust jacket was “married” from another much later printing. The book should be a First Edition if it has the points.

      July 19, 2016

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