Random House, 1957. FIRST EDITION, First Printing stated. Very good condition, very light discoloration and slight crease to the spine cloth. Scarce original dust jacket includes first state point of issue stating 10/57, price clipped, edge wear and tears and chips, wrapped in a protective mylar sleeve. Ayn Rand's masterpiece rated as the most influential book of the 20th century besides The Bible! Truly a blue chip collectible and investment edition (unsigned first printings with dust jacket are currently being offered on line for as much as $4,500.) 1171 pages.