First American edition of Anthem by Ayn Rand, the second issue. Small octavo, 98pp. White wrappers, title printed on cover. Complete with all points laid out in Perinn. From a small publication of 1500 copies distributed as the “Book Store Edition,” with the 725 Venice Blvd address printed on the rear end paper and no mention of Broadway. (Perinn A2b)
Comments: Originally published in England in 1938, after being refused publication in the United States. This work explores Ayn Rands’ anti-collectivist political stances.