Signed copy of The Passion of Ayn Rand by Barbara Branden.
Octavo, xiii, 442pp. Gray hardcover, blue cloth spine, title stamped in gilt. No first edition statement, noting a second printing. Light rubbing along bottom edge, a near fine example. Includes a laid-in letter from Peter Schwartz, defending the reputation of Ayn Rand in this book. In the publisher’s near fine dust jacket, retail price on front flap. Signed on tipped-in page, with “May 1986” beneath signature.
Barbara Branden (1929-2013) was a Canadian-American writer, intellectual, editor and lifelong acquaintance of Ayn Rand.