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RAND, AYN. Atlas Shrugged. Thick 8vo, gilt-lettered burgundy cloth with spine label, bright and clean; dust jacket, price sticker on recto and verso of rear panel, few small scratches, one short closed tear; ownership stamp to front and rear endpapers. New York: Random House, (1957)
first edition, twelfth printing, inscribed by the author on front flyleaf: "To John Diebold - / - with my compliments for a very / interesting and enjoyable occasion - / Ayn Rand / 10/25/71." John T. Diebold was founder of The Diebold Group, pioneering firm of information technology credited with coining the word "automation."