First edition of Night of January 16th by Ayn Rand.
Octavo, 125pp. Blue marbled hardcover, black spine, title in gilt on spine. On back panel “HO283” notation in gilt. Stated “first printing 1968” on copyright page. Solid text block, previous ownership bookplate on front endpaper, a near fine example. In publisher’s first state dust jacket, $5.00 on front flap, some shelf wear, a near fine example. (Perinn B3e)
Originally a theatrical play from 1934, this work is the first publication of that play, with revisions by the author.