Atlas Shrugged a novel by Ayn Rand 1957 First Edition Random House Inc

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Welcome, collectors and philosophers, to a special find: "Atlas Shrugged," a first edition hardcover from 1957 by the iconic Ayn Rand. This seminal work has shaped political and philosophical thought for generations.

Key Features:

  • This first edition comes in a hardcover with a dust jacket that shows signs of wear and tear, adding an authentic vintage touch to your collection.

  • This mammoth 1,168-page tome is Ayn Rand's magnum opus, a story of a dystopian United States where the most productive citizens, led by John Galt, rebel against a corrupt government and society.

  •  Ayn Rand, a Russian-American writer and philosopher, remains a controversial and hugely influential figure. Her Objectivist philosophy has a devoted following even today.

  •  This first edition is a cornerstone piece for any Ayn Rand collector or anyone deeply interested in political and philosophical literature.

  • Perfect for scholarly debates, philosophy discussions, or individual contemplation on the role of individualism and capitalism in society.

  •  The book includes a bonus feature—New York Times newspaper clippings about Ayn Rand, one being an article on her death, left by the previous owner.


  • Title: Atlas Shrugged
  • Publication Date: 1957
  • Publisher: Random House Inc
  • Format: Hardcover with Dust Jacket
  • Pages: 1,168
  • Dimensions: 9x6x2
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Dust jacket shows wear and tear, newspaper clippings included in the book. Newspaper clipping have not yellowed the pages as shown in the photos.


This first edition of "Atlas Shrugged" is more than just a book; it's a piece of philosophical and literary history. With its worn dust jacket and included newspaper clippings, this volume offers a unique and tangible connection to Ayn Rand and her enduring legacy.


Vintage items may show some wear, as is typical for vintage pieces. Please refer to the accompanying photos for a detailed depiction of the item's condition.

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