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    Ayn Rand. The Fountainhead. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, [1943]. First edition. Octavo (8.5 x 5.75 inches; 215 x 147 mm.). [2, half-title leaf], 754, [4, blank] pages. Publisher's first-issue dark red cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt; top edge stained dark red, others rough-trimmed. Backstrip very faintly dulled; spine ends and corners rubbed; corners softly bumped; occasional very faint blemish; small splash to rear board; some gilt lettering very faintly tarnished. Rear hinge cracked between terminal blanks but still holding firm; couple small bruises at upper edge of rear paste down. A very good copy. Source material for the 1949 King Vidor film, starring Gary Cooper and Patricia Neal, from a screenplay by the author. From the KoKo Collection.

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