Signed book: The Fountainhead. First edition, second issue (in green cloth; printed two months after the first). Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943. Hardcover, 6 x 8.25, 754 pages. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page, “To ‘Weesie’ Morrison—Cordially, Ayn Rand, May 21, 1948.” Housed in a slightly trimmed jacket from a modern printing. Front hinge cracked and partly separated (still held by webbing), light staining to covers, sunning to spine and chipping to ends, and a hint of subtle soiling and a faint spot or two to signed page (not affecting writing), otherwise very good condition. Scarce in signed first-edition copies. Pre-certified John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
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