"Atlas Shrugged" is the astounding story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world - and did. Tremendous in scope, breathtaking in its suspense, "Atlas Shrugged" stretches the boundaries further than any book you have ever read. It is a mystery, not about the murder of a man's body, but about the murder - and rebirth - of man's ...Read More"Atlas Shrugged" is the astounding story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world - and did. Tremendous in scope, breathtaking in its suspense, "Atlas Shrugged" stretches the boundaries further than any book you have ever read. It is a mystery, not about the murder of a man's body, but about the murder - and rebirth - of man's spirit.Read Less
Fair. No dust jacket. Fair. Boards have some stains on back, corner/edgewear & on lower spine. Title faded. Front cover loose, but intact. Interior mostly bright/clean but several small pencil notes in text. Small pencil note/stamp on front endpaper.... H/B. 6" x 8.75". Green/blue boards with yellow 'AR' in box on front cover. Decorative title on spine in black box. Top edge stained grey. 1168 p. Stated First Printing. No D/J. A Stated First Printing. Copyright 1957. No other date listed.
Fine/Near Fine. Stout Octavo 0525934189 1, 168pgs. gray boards, Black spine, gilt lettering. as new. Unclipped pictorial jacket lightly creased along the upper edges, otherwise fine. in fresh mylar sleeve. More than a great novel, "Atlas Shrugged" is an abstract conceptual, and symbolic work that expounds a radical philosophy, presenting a view of man and man's relationship to existence and manifesting the essentials of an entire philosophical system.
Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo-8"-9" Tall. Centennial Edition, 9th printing thus, black paper over boards. Clean, crisp and unmarked. xv, 1168pp. Introduction by Leonard Peikoff. Dust jacket in new mylar cover. Jacket art by James Salter, same as the first edition.
Good in Fair jacket. 23rd Printing! In original jacket (now mylar-wrapped). Not price-clipped. No previous owner markings. Solid copy with faint corner bumping and rubbing to the edges. Some smudging to page ends. Jacket has tears and scuffs as well as some rubbing.
Not A Book in Slipcase As New jacket. First Edition Clamshell Case Custom SLIPCASE only. [Not with Book] Hand-Crafted by our conservation team. Sculpted Upper Cover, After The Famous DJ's 'Graphic Design'. Finished in cloth or soft Dark Green Nuba®-a fine, supple & durable covering with a neutral ph, that has the feel of velvety soft Italian Nubuck® leather. Very Nice.
Good in good dust jacket. First Edition. **First Edition and Stated "First Printing" on copyright page. Hardcover w/ original green cloth, colored boards. top page edges are stained dark blue. Includes dust jacket from a later printing. Jacket has some wear and mild chipping to edges, mild fading. some mild wear and a few areas of rubbing to cover edges; a few small tears to cloth at crown of spine. Front hinge is a bit weak and slightly exposed internally. Portions of the original jacket have been pasted on inside cover and ffep. F.
This book, originally published in 1957, retains its relevance for the diagnosis of the ills of Western society in 2014, the poison of postmodernist nihilism, and beyond. It is a prelude to her solution of said problems, her philosophy of Objectivism. It should be read and understood by every thinking person in Western societies. Who is John Galt? It should be all of us!
Aug 15, 2013
I got interested in the book after seeing the two films. I am reading the entire book to compare the movie to the book. It is a long book, but I would recommend it to serious readers.
May 9, 2013
This book should be required reading for everybody!! For a book published over half a century ago it it accurately reflects what is happening in this country today. The "1984" of our generation! Read it!!
Mar 28, 2013
This story written in another era (the 50s) is so relevent to today it is almost frightening.
If you care about our freedom and what is happening to it you will be spellbound by this story.
I recommend this book to everyone who cares about our freedom/republic.
Dec 13, 2012
What a great book!
Well written and says so much of the way our country seems to be headed.
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