Atlas Shrugged

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Atlas Shrugged
Atlas Shrugged, 1st Edition
Author Ayn Rand
Publisher Random House
Genre(s) Philosophical novel
Romance novel
First Printing 100,000
Date 1957
Estimates $12,500 (As New)
$8,500 (Fine)
$4,500 (Very Good)
$1,850 (Good)
$550 (Fair)
$250 (Poor)
Estimate Date Jan 27, 2013
Estimate By James
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Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand was first published on October 10th, 1957 by Random House in New York. It was published in green cloth with a colorful dust jacket and at a price of $6.95.


  • 1st Edition/1st State: Dustjacket has "$6.95" on the front flap, along with "10/57". The complete Random House address is on the back flap.[1]
  • “First Printing” stated on copyright page
  • 10/57 code on bottom of front dust jacket flap
  • Publisher’s name and address on bottom of rear flap.
  • Original dust jacket designed by George Salter[2]

The initial press run by Random House of Atlas Shrugged was 100,000 copies. [3]

There are 33 editions of Atlas Shrugged identified. [4]