Ayn Rand Online Bibliography


Pola Negri.Moscow 1925. First edition. 16 page pamphlet, in grey/green paperwraps printed in black. Pictorial front cover featuring the eponymous actress, skyscrapers and a cine reel, rear cover features full-page Cyrillic text within box. Six black and white photographic illustrations including a full-page, head and shoulders portrait frontispiece of the actress, repeated on the front cover.



Hollywood: American Movie City.Moscow 1926. First edition. 48 page pamphlet, in white paperwraps. Front cover features a photographic collage bearing the authors Russian name, top left. Numerous black and white photographic illustrations within the text.



We, The Living. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. First edition. 570pp. top and bottom edges cut, foredge untrimmed, top edge stained beige.. Bound in full beige cloth with pale blue lettering on the cover and spine, dustwrapper featuring a list of Macmillan Spring Novels on the back, front fold $2.50. 3000 issued, no additional US printings until the first revised issue, Random House 1959. Rand's first novel, set in communist Russia.

 


We, The Living. London Cassell 1936 First British Edition. 553pp. All edges cut. Navy-blue cloth with red lettering to the spine. Dustwrapper features author's photo and a brief biography plus reviews, front and back folds list four Cassell novels on each. 8/6d . 3000 issued. Textural differences between the UK and US editions.

 



We, The Living. London Cassell 1936. Fourth printing, March 1937. 553 pages. Blue cloth with white lettering on the spine.


We, The Living. London Cassell 1953 First Cheap Edition, ninth edition overall. 553pp. 9/6. Front flap features a list of recent reprints and cheap editions by Ayn Rand, Ernest Raymond and C.R. Huchinson. Rear flap features a list of Cassell cheap editions by twelve authors


Vom Leben Unbesiegt.(We, The Living.). First German edition Baden-Baden. Holle. 1956.

 



Vom Leben Unbesiegt. Holle verlag Baden Baden 568pp. Quarter yellow ochre leatherette author and title within blue device, Blue boards with gilt device. Buchklub der Grossen Welt. Translated by Hansjurgen Wille and Barbara Klau. Binding by Griselda Rimli.

 


Noi Vivi. 1937.


Noi Vivi. Milan Baldini and Castoldi 12th edition 26th. October 1941. [half title, title, introduction, vol title 11pp] 472pp. Translated by Giuseppina Ripamonti Perigo. Paper wraps. 4 page introduction by Giuseppina Ripamonti Perigoi. Dustwrapper cover Russian landscape in red, red cover. Spine author title publisher. L18

 

Noi Vivi. Milan Baldini and Castoldi 18th. July 1942 15th edition. 472pp. Translated by Giuseppina Ripamonti Perigo. 4 page introduction. Paper wraps. 4 page introduction by Giuseppina Ripamonti Perigoi. Dustwrapper cover Russian landscape in red, red cover. Spine author title publisher. L28

 

Noi Vivi. Milan Baldini and Castoldi, Milan 1966. half title, title [6]] 523pp. Translated by Giuseppina Ripamonti Perigo. Grey cloth, front cover title and author in gilt, spine title, author and publisher in gilt,. in 4 bands. Libri D'Oro ochre endpaper pastedowns featuring book motifs. Red dustwrapper featuring a stylised Romanov crest in black and the Soviet hammer and sickle in yellow.

 

Los Que Vivimos. Hispano Americana de Ediciones, S.A., Barcelona, Coleccion Cumbre, 1943. Blank + half title, title [vii] 534pp + blank + [i] ad. Translated by Fernando Acevedo. Paper wraps. Plain covers with printed author, title, device, publisher, spine author, title Coleccion Cumbre, rear cover blank. All edges cut.


Vi, Der Lever. Kobenhavn (Copenhagen): Berlingake Forlag. 1946/7. First Danish edition and first translation by Else Brudenelle- Bruce


Vi, Der Lever. Kobenhavn (Copenhagen): Grafisk Institut. 1955. 553pp Danish edition translation by Else Brudenelle- Bruce


We, The Living. New York, Random House. First Revised Edition 1959. 433 pp. Beige pastedown/endpapers top edge cut and stained blue, bottom edge cut, foredge uncut. Pale blue cloth, front cover features AR in gold stamp within a black field, five black fields to the spine. Dustwrapper features author's photo and statement, front flap priced $4.95 and 1/59. 40,000 issued.

 


We, The Living. Signet, NAL 1960. First paperback edition. All edges cut and stained red. T1791 $.75. 100,000 issued.



Anthem. London Cassell 1938. First edition. 147 pp. All edges cut, top edge stained black, black endpapers/pastedowns. Red and black aperiodic mottled cloth. Spine gold stamped. Dustwrapper four reviews on each fold, 6s net to spine, 4s/6d sticker. 3500 issued in two states, second state Colonial edition printed on the front flap.

 

Anthem. London Cassell 1938. First edition. 147 pp. All edges cut, top edge stained black, black endpapers/pastedowns. Red and black aperiodic mottled cloth. Spine gold stamped. Dustwrapper lacks 6s net to spine, 3500 issued in two states, second state Colonial edition printed on the front flap.


Anthem. Pamphleteers Inc.. Los Angeles 1946. First edition. 98 pp. All edges cut. Grey paperwraps with black lettering, stapled. 2000 first issued.


Anthem. Pamphleteers Inc.. Los Angeles 1946. Second state first edition. 98 pp. All edges cut. Grey paperwraps with red lettering and design, stapled. 1500 issued. A stated second printing of the second state was issued in February 1947 with a two inch wrap-around band.


Anthem. Pamphleteers Inc.. Los Angeles 1946. AUTHORS BINDING first edition.. 98 pp. All edges cut, sown signatures in custom red leather binding, gold stamped front cover. Fifty copies issued, mostly inscribed by the author.


Anthem.. London Cassell July 1953 First Cheap Edition.. 147pp. 6/-. Front flap features a list of recent reprints and cheap editions by Ayn Rand, Ernest Raymond and C.R. Huchinson. Rear flap features a list of Cassell cheap editions by twelve authors


Anthem. The Caxton Printers Ltd. 1953. 105 pp. First US hardcover edition. Green cloth, front cover and spine lettered in black. Dustwrapper features photo and brief biography and a critical review on the the back. Front flap price $3.00. Copyright page states "COPYRIGHT 1946 by PAMPHLETEERS Inc". Later printings feature "first printing July 1953" on the copyright page. 50,000 issued.


Anthem. NO GERMAN LANGUAGE EDITION EXISTS?


Anthem. Signet, NAL 1961. First paperback edition. 123 pp. All edges cut and stained red. D1985 $0.50. 300,000 copies issued.


La Vita e Nostra. [Anthem] Baldine e Castaldi, Milan 30 November 1938. Half title, title and 4 page introduction by the translator, 135pp.L10 [and not L10.50 as pre publicised]. Paperwraps, front cover , author title and publisher with publisher's device, spine author title and publisher rear cover publisher. Dustwrapper features a crowd gathering in a landscape. Rear cover a list of other authoes and their works Translated by Giuseppina Ripamonti Perigo and Maria Zotti. Originally sold with a wraparound paper band with red text. Publicised: This short novel is the ideal successor to 'We the Living' a reaffirmation of the talent and great artistry of Ayn Rand.

La Vita e Nostra. [Anthem] Baldine e Castaldi, Milan. 1940. Half title, title and 4 page introduction by the translator, 135pp.L12. Paperwraps, front cover , author title and publisher with publisher's device, spine author title and publisher rear cover publisher. Dustwrapper features a crowd gathering in a landscape. Rear cover a list of other authoes and their works Translated by Giuseppina Ripamonti Perigo and Maria Zotti.




The Fountainhead. New York: the 1943. 754pp..First edition stated in italics on the the copyright page. First issue in red cloth, second issue in green cloth. Top and bottom edges cut, foredge uncut. Front cover and spine stamped with authors name and title in gold. Dustwrapper features a list of eight fiction and another eight titles printed in brown, front flap $ 3.00.

5,000 stated first editions issued in red cloth, (first issue, first state) April 2nd 1943. Dustwrapper features a list of eight fiction and another eight titles printed in brown, front flap $ 3.00.
2,500 stated first editions issued green cloth (first issue, second state) May 3rd 1943. Dustwrapper features a list of eight fiction and another eight titles printed in brown, front flap $3.00.
Second printing of 12,000 (stated first) green cloth, July 20th, 1943 green cloth 3 mm shorter, with narrower margins, all edges cut.Dustwrapper features three critical reviews on the back, front flap $ 3.00.
Third printing of 2,500 (stated third) green cloth, September 9th, 1943.
Fourth printing of 5,000 (stated fourth) green cloth, October 1943.
Fifth printing of 5,000 (stated fifth) green cloth, December 1943.
13th printing, (stated 13) green cloth, October 1944.


La Source Vive. Dominique. Howard Roark. Translation by Jane Fillion. Paris: J.E. Heber. 1945. Two volumes in three parts. First vol. Dominique & Ellesworth M.Toohey. Second vol. Howard Roark. All edges untrimmed. Plain paperwraps bearing the author's name, title, and publisher printed in black on the front cover and spine. Dustwrapper. First Swiss edition [in French]. June, 1945 in rear of both volumes.


La Source Vive. Dominique. Howard Roark. Translation by Jane Fillion. Paris: J.E. Heber. 1945. Two volumes in three parts. First vol. Dominique & Ellesworth M.Toohey. Second vol. Howard Roark. All edges untrimmed. Plain paperwraps bearing the author's name, title, and publisher printed in black on the front cover and spine. Dustwrapper features a stylised landscape/skyscraper in four colours. First French edition.


La Fonte Meravigliosa. (The Fountainhead) First Italian edition. Milano, Baldini & Castoldi..1946. 712 pp. Translated by Giangi Colombo Taccani and Maria Silvi. Light grey boards with gilt title, bound in mid grey cloth gilt title and author. Pictorial dustwrapper design by Maraja. Endpaper pastedown decorated with luggage labels. All edges cut.

La Fonte Meravigliosa. (The Fountainhead) First Italian edition. Milano, Baldini & Castoldi..1949 Movie edition. 715 pp. Translated by Giangi Colombo Taccani and Maria Silvi. Quarter cream leather with title, and buff coloured boards with gilt title.Photo dustwrapper featuring Gary Cooper and Patricia Neale. Light brown Libri D'Oro endpaper pastedowns. All edges cut.

 

The Fountainhead. London Cassell 1947. First edition. 656pp. All edges cut. Black cloth, front cover blank, spine features title author's name and publisher stamped in gold. Dustwrapper pale blue-green, eight other books listed on the front flap, Voice of Britain text on rear flap15s on the spine. 5,000 copies issued.


The Fountainhead. London Cassell 1947. First edition, second state Colonial edition. 656pp. All edges cut. Front cover and spine stamped in gold. Dustwrapper pale blue-green, 15s on the spine?

 


The Fountainhead. London Cassell January 1950. Second edition


The Fountainhead. London Cassell July1953. Third edition, first cheap edition.10/6.


The Fountainhead. London Cassell October 1958. Fourth edition. Second cheap edition.Half title and author's dedication on verso, title with Cassell logo. 644pp. Printed in Czechoslovakia. Black cloth, title and author in gilt between decorative bands. Publisher in gilt at the foot of the spine. Wrap around pictorial dustwrapper featuring a panoramic view of skyscrapers. Front flap 18/-. Rear flap blank.

The Fountainhead. London Cassell. October 1959. Fifth edition.Third cheap edition. Half title and author's dedication on verso, title with Cassell logo. 644pp. Printed in Czechoslovakia. Black cloth, title and author in gilt between decorative bands. Publisher in gilt at the foot of the spine. Wrap around pictorial dustwrapper featuring a panoramic view of skyscrapers. Front flap 18/-. Rear flap blank.


The Fountainhead. London Cassell. October 1961. Sixth Edition, Fourth Cheap Edition. 644pp. Printed in Czechoslovakia. Half title and author's dedication on verso, title with Cassell logo. 644pp. Printed in Czechoslovakia. Black cloth, title and author in gilt between decorative bands. Publisher in gilt at the foot of the spine. Wrap around pictorial dustwrapper featuring a panoramic view of skyscrapers. Front flap 18/-. Rear flap blank.


Der Ewige Quell. (The Eternal Spring - The Fountainhead). Morgarten Verlag. Zurich, 1946. Translated by Harry Kahn. 941pp. Half tile author verso blank, title author and publisher verso copyright page, index verso blank, single paragraph quotation from part III verso blank, 1Teil Peter Keating. Brown cloth plain, gilt spine bearing author and title within 16 bands, all edges cut, top edge stained brown, lemon silk page marker.


Kun den Staerke er Fri, (Only the Strong are Free. The Fountainhead). Graphisk Forlag 1950. First Danish edition issued in 2 volumes. Plain paperwraps bearing author, title and publisher on the front cover and spine, dustwrappers with pictorial head and shoulders portrait of Gary Cooper taken from the 1949 Warner Bros. movie, Vol I features one star device at the foot.of the spine. Vol II features 2 stars. Front and rear flaps of both vols are blank.


The Fountainhead. Signet, NAL 1961. First paperback edition. First printing the April 1952. 715pp. T934, price $ .75. 75,000 copies issued.

 

 


The Fountainhead. Charter books, Bobbs-Merrill. 1962. Second paperback edition. 754pp. Front cover price $2.95. 50,000 copies issued.


The Fountainhead. 25th Anniversary Edition with Special Introduction. New York: Bobbs-Merrill. 1968. 727 pp. All ages cut, red endpapers and pastedowns. Foreword May 1968. Grey cloth, black binding. Front cover and spine stamped in silver. Frank O. Connor dustwrapper, front flap price $ 8.00. 100,000 copies issued.


The Fountainhead. New York: First McMillan printing 1968. 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. 727 pp. Grey cloth, black binding.Front cover stamped in black, spine stamped in silver. Dustwrapper designed by Frank O. Connor, front flap price $ 29.95. 25,000 copies issued.



Atlas Shrugged. New York: Random House. 1957. First edition. 1168pp.. Orange endpapers and pastedowns. Top and bottom edges cut, foredge uncut. Top edge stained dark blue. Blue green cloth, front cover stamped AR in gold within rounded oblong box, spine stamped in gold, within black device bordered by gold frame topped by Random House logo, publisher's name stamped in gold at the foot of the spine. Dustwrapper, front flap price $ 6.95. Date 10/57. 100,000 copies issued.


Atlas Shrugged. New York: Signet, NAL 1957. First paperback edition. First printing the July 1959. 1084pp.. All edges cut and stained red. Page 1085 has no number. Q1702 $ .95. 150,000 copies issued.


Atlas Shrugged. New York: Random House. Special 10th anniversary edition. Signed limited edition 1967. 1168pp.. Dark blue endpapers and pastedowns. Top and bottom edges cut, foredge uncut. Top edge stained dark blue. Blue cloth, front cover stamped AR in gold, spine stamped in gold, within devices. Acetate wrapper in blue slipcase. 2000 copies issued.

 


La révolte d' Atlas. Two vols; Les requins. Les exploités. 1959. editions Jeneber Paris. 1958-1959. Trans. by Henri Daussy.


La Rivolta di Atlante. Garzanti, Milan, 1958. First Italian Edition. Translated by Laura Grimaldi. Two volumes in three parts. 771 & 519 pp. Red cloth gilt 'Il Milione' & cornucopia motif on the front board, gilt decorated spine emblems, author and title. All edges cut. Pictorial dustwrappers feature the author's photo on the rear flap. Cardboard slipcase with red silk pull-ribbon.


Og Verden Skaelvede. And the World Shrugged. (Atlas Shrugged). Translated by William Petersen. Graphisk Forlag 1959. 3 Vols.Top edge cut bottom and foredge uncut. Plain paperwraps, with author, title and publisher on the front cover and spine. Each vol. distinguished by number of star devices at the foot of each spine. Each dustwrapper features a separate design surrounded by blue (vol I), black (vol II) and brick red (vol II). Text on front and rear flaps within rules top and bottom.


Atlas Wirft die Welt ab. Baden-Baden. Holle. 1959.


Atlas Wirft die Welt ab. Baden-Baden. Holle. Blanvalet 1989. Half title title chapter list [8] 1325pp. Translated by Hans Jurgen Wille and Barbara Klau. Black cloth, spine author in ochre title white . Dustwrapper feature Atlas illustration and author title and publisher on front cover, spine Atlas illustration and author title and publisher,


La Rebelion de Atlas. First Spanish edition. Barcelona. Cavalt, 1961.



For the New Intellectual. .New York: Random House 1961. First edition. 242pp.. Blue-black pastedowns and endpapers. All edges cut, top edge stained yellow. Black cloth, front cover with AR blind stamp. Spine stamped in gold and grey. Dustwrapper front flap $ 3.95. Date 3/61. 75,000 copies issued.

 


For the New Intellectual. New York: Signet, NAL December 1963 First edition. 192 pp.. All edges cut, and stained red. P2406 60 c. 200,000 copies issued. State A without any business reply cards bound in. State B with One or two cards bound in.



The Virtue of Selfishness. New York Signet. First printing December 1964 First Edition. paperback. 144pp.. P2402 Priced 60c. 116 ,000 copies issued. State A without any business reply cards bound in. State B with One or two cards bound in.


The Virtue of Selfishness. New York NAL . First printing and first separate hardcover edition November 29, 1965. 207 pp.. All edges cut, top edge stained blue. Blue cloth. H0048 on back cover. Dustwrapper H0048 on back cover, $ 4.50. 25,000 copies issued.



The Objectivist Newsletter: Volumes 1,2,3,4; 1962-1965 NY: The Objecticvist, Inc. (1965) re-issue . Very good condition. 48 issues of Objectivist articles bound in one volume. First Edition Thus. Blue green cloth.


Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal.New York: NAL 1966. First edition. 309 pp.. Typographical error Page 171 line 16, line 22 repeated. Black boards, green binding, spine stamped in silver, H0017 on the rear cover. Dustwrapper H0017 on back cover, from flap $6.50. 100,000 copies.


Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal.New York: NAL 1966 signed and numbered limited edition. 309 pp.. Grey endpapers and pastedowns. Green cloth, black quarter cloth binding stamped in gold and silver. H0137 stamped in green on back cover. Numbered grey slipcase with green label overlapping front and spine. 700 copies issued.


Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal.New York: NAL 1966 signed limited edition. 309 pp..B state. Grey endpapers and pastedowns. Green cloth, black quarter cloth binding stamped in gold and silver. H0137 stamped in green on back cover. Unnumbered grey slipcase with green label overlapping front and spine. 300 copies issued.

 


Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal.New York: Signet. NAL first paperback printing November 1967. 349 pp.. All edges cut and stained yellow. Q3304 $.95. 150,000 copies issued, in 2 states: first state without business reply cards bound in.



La Nuit de Janvier 16th. First French edition - unauthorised. Billaudot, Paris 1946.


Night of January 16th New York: The World Publishing Company 1968. First edition. 125 pp.. Yellow endpapers and pastedowns. Blue with black binding. All edges cut. Spine stamped in gold, back cover stamped H0283. Dustwrapper H0283, $5.00. 25,000 copies issued.



Romantic Manifesto. New York: the World Publishing Co. First edition. First printing 1969. 202 pp.. Blue green cloth. Spine stamped in silver. Dustwrapper A3500 beneath author' s portrait on rear cover. Front flap $5.50. 25,000 copies issued.

 


Romantic Manifesto. New York: Signet. NAL First paperback edition. First printing January 1971. 160 pp.. Q4484 $ .95. 50, 000 copies issued in two states, first state without reply business cards.



The New Left: the Anti-Industrial Revolution. New York: Signet. NAL 1971. First printing, September, 1971. 204pp.. All edges cut. Y4770 $ 1.25. 50, 000 copies issued in two states, first state without reply business cards.



Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology. New York164pp.


Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology. New York Mentor NAL 1979. First mentor printing April 1979. 164pp.. 451- Me1751 $ 1.75. 25,000 copies issued.


The Ayn Rand Letter. Volumes I-IV. 1971-1976. Palo Alto Book Service, 1979. First edition, first printing. 389 pages. Blue cloth.



Philosophy: Who Needs It? New York: Bobbs Merrill 1982. First edition. 276 pp.. All edges cut. Green cloth. Spine stamped in gold. Front flap $ 15.95. 60,000 copies issued first issue of 10,000 released September 1982, lines one and to other copyright notice stamped. Second issue 50,000 copies released October 1982.

 



The Objectivist.1982 First printing. 104 pages. Covering the years 1966-1971. Volumes 5-10, .

 


New York: The Intellectual Activist, 1984. Hard Cover. No Jacket. Second Printing. 1104 pages.



The Voice Of Reason, Essays In Objectivist Thought. New York: New American Library, 1988. First edition. Grey mottled paper covered boards with blue cloth spine and gilt titling; dust jacket. [353 pp.]



Letters of Ayn Rand. Berliner, Dr. Michael. Letters of Ayn Rand: Limited Edition. New York, U.S.A.: E.P. Dutton, & Paper Tiger 1995. Hard Cover. The Paper Tiger Limited Edition: true Dutton 1st printing (1995) in the original clamshell box. Includes a facsimile of the original satin tied envelope, a facsimile of a hand-written, four-page, love letter from Ayn Rand to Frank O'Connor 1936. 225 numbered copies signed by the editor, Dr. Michael Berliner, Executive Director of The Ayn Rand Institute.


Letters of Ayn Rand. Edited by Dr. Michael. Berliner. New York, U.S.A.: E.P. Dutton, & Paper Tiger 1995. Letters of Ayn Rand: Limited Edition. New York, U.S.A.: E.P. Dutton, 1995. Hard Cover.

 

 

 



Journals of Ayn Rand Harriman, David (editor) New York, NY, U.S.A., Dutton, 1997.

 

 

 



The Early Ayn Rand: A Selection From Her Unpublished Fiction NY. NAL First Printing. A Collection of Rand's short fiction and plays, dating back to 1926. 383 pp.

 

 



C.S.Lewis, Ayn Rand's Marginalia. New Milford, Connetticut: Second Renaissance Books, 1995. Blue softcover. Edited by Robert Mayhew. Ayn Rand's critical comments on the writings of over twenty authors including Barry Goldwater, Friedrich von Hayek, Henry Hazlitt, John Hospers and Ludwig von Mises.

 

 

 


The Objectivist Forum. The Objectivist Forum Publications. Single bound volume containing all 48 issues of The Objectivist Forum. index. 790 pp. Originally published as a 16-page, bimonthly journal from February 1980 - December 1987. Ayn Rand helped establish this journal and served as its philosophic consultant until her death in 1982. Harry Binswanger was editor; Leonard Peikoff served as consulting editor.