RAND, AYN. 1905-1982. Autograph Manuscript, 1 p, 4to, [New York], 1950s, being p 407 of the working manuscript of Atlas Shrugged,
Lot 1059
RAND, AYN. 1905-1982.
Autograph Manuscript, 1 p, 4to, [New York], 1950s, being p 407 of the working manuscript of Atlas Shrugged,
Sold for US$ 52,500 inc. premium

Voices of the 20th Century

6 Dec 2017, 13:00 EST

New York

Lot Details
RAND, AYN. 1905-1982.
Autograph Manuscript, 1 p, 4to, [New York], 1950s, being p 407 of the working manuscript of Atlas Shrugged, some mild toning to page.
Provenance: Formerly owned by Barbara Branden.

MANUSCRIPT PAGE 407 FROM ATLAS SHRUGGED with corrections in the author's own hand. The text in full reads "...said. "You will not find me - until you really want me, with [full clarity] and for what I am. And when you'll want me, I'll be the easiest man to find." She heard the sound of the door falling closed upon him; it sounded louder than the blast of the propeller, which followed. She watched the run of the plane's wheels and the trail of weeds left flattened behind them. Then she saw a strip of sky between wheels and weeds. She looked around her. A reddish haze..."

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  • Provenance: Formerly the property of Barbara Branden
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