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ASIMOV, Isaac

Published by Doubleday, Garden City (1952)

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Item Description: Doubleday, Garden City, 1952. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. An early novel by one of the most prolific and influential science fiction authors of all time. Asimov is famous for the Foundation trilogy and I, Robot, among many others. This book lists only seven prior publications; by the time his career ended he had written over 300 books. Inscribed by the author on the half-title. Recipient's bookplate and address label front endpaper; small stain to foredge; some sunning to spine and bowing to boards. A very good copy, lacking the dust jacket. An early novel, uncommon signed. Bookseller Inventory # 030680

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Asimov, Isaac

Published by Whispers Press, [Binghamton] (1982)

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Item Description: Whispers Press, [Binghamton], 1982. Octavo, leather-backed linen. Limited edition. One of 1000 numbered copies signed by Asimov and publisher Stuart Schiff. "A belated sequel to the 'Foundation Trilogy,' marking Asimov's return to his distinctive brand of cerebral space opera after more than twenty years. In this yarn (and the related novels THE ROBOTS OF DAWN, ROBOTS AND EMPIRE, FOUNDATION AND EARTH and PRELUDE TO FOUNDATION) Asimov explains the galactic history of THE STARS LIKE DUST and the "Foundation" series as a plot by the robots (from the otherwise unconnected 'Robot' stories) to ensure the survival and happiness of the human race, and hints that the history-altering time travelers of THE END OF ETERNITY set up the whole thing." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 143. Winner of the 1983 Hugo award. 1982 Nebula nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-47. Sargent, British and American Literature, 1516-1985, p. 410. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#114513). Bookseller Inventory # 114513

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Asimov, Isaac

Published by Whispers Press, [Binghamton] (1982)

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Item Description: Whispers Press, [Binghamton], 1982. Octavo, leather-backed linen. Limited edition. One of 1000 numbered copies signed by Asimov and publisher Stuart Schiff. "A belated sequel to the 'Foundation Trilogy,' marking Asimov's return to his distinctive brand of cerebral space opera after more than twenty years. In this yarn (and the related novels THE ROBOTS OF DAWN, ROBOTS AND EMPIRE, FOUNDATION AND EARTH and PRELUDE TO FOUNDATION) Asimov explains the galactic history of THE STARS LIKE DUST and the "Foundation" series as a plot by the robots (from the otherwise unconnected 'Robot' stories) to ensure the survival and happiness of the human race, and hints that the history-altering time travelers of THE END OF ETERNITY set up the whole thing." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 143. Winner of the 1983 Hugo award. 1982 Nebula nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-47. Sargent, British and American Literature, 1516-1985, p. 410. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#142677). Bookseller Inventory # 142677

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Asimov, Isaac

Published by Whispers Press, [Binghamton] (1982)

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Item Description: Whispers Press, [Binghamton], 1982. Octavo, leather-backed linen. Limited edition. One of 1000 numbered copies signed by Asimov and publisher Stuart Schiff. "A belated sequel to the 'Foundation Trilogy,' marking Asimov's return to his distinctive brand of cerebral space opera after more than twenty years. In this yarn (and the related novels THE ROBOTS OF DAWN, ROBOTS AND EMPIRE, FOUNDATION AND EARTH and PRELUDE TO FOUNDATION) Asimov explains the galactic history of THE STARS LIKE DUST and the "Foundation" series as a plot by the robots (from the otherwise unconnected 'Robot' stories) to ensure the survival and happiness of the human race, and hints that the history-altering time travelers of THE END OF ETERNITY set up the whole thing." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 143. Winner of the 1983 Hugo award. 1982 Nebula nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-47. Sargent, British and American Literature, 1516-1985, p. 410. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#155204). Bookseller Inventory # 155204

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Item Description: Whispers Press, [Binghamton], 1982. Limited edition. Octavo, leather-backed linen. One of 1000 numbered copies signed by Asimov and publisher Stuart Schiff, this is copy #799). "A belated sequel to the 'Foundation Trilogy,' marking Asimov's return to his distinctive brand of cerebral space opera after more than twenty years. In this yarn (and the related novels THE ROBOTS OF DAWN, ROBOTS AND EMPIRE, FOUNDATION AND EARTH and PRELUDE TO FOUNDATION) Asimov explains the galactic history of THE STARS LIKE DUST and the "Foundation" series as a plot by the robots (from the otherwise unconnected 'Robot' stories) to ensure the survival and happiness of the human race, and hints that the history-altering time travelers of THE END OF ETERNITY set up the whole thing." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 143. Winner of the 1983 Hugo award. 1982 Nebula nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-47. Sargent, British and American Literature, 1516-1985, p. 410. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (16894). Bookseller Inventory # 16894

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Asimov, Isaac

Published by Whispers Press, [Binghamton] (1982)

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Item Description: Whispers Press, [Binghamton], 1982. First edition. Octavo, leather-backed linen. One of 1000 numbered copies signed by Asimov and publisher Stuart Schiff, this is copy #799). "A belated sequel to the 'Foundation Trilogy,' marking Asimov's return to his distinctive brand of cerebral space opera after more than twenty years. In this yarn (and the related novels THE ROBOTS OF DAWN, ROBOTS AND EMPIRE, FOUNDATION AND EARTH and PRELUDE TO FOUNDATION) Asimov explains the galactic history of THE STARS LIKE DUST and the "Foundation" series as a plot by the robots (from the otherwise unconnected 'Robot' stories) to ensure the survival and happiness of the human race, and hints that the history-altering time travelers of THE END OF ETERNITY set up the whole thing." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 143. Winner of the 1983 Hugo award. 1982 Nebula nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-47. Sargent, British and American Literature, 1516-1985, p. 410. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (17725). Bookseller Inventory # 17725

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Asimov, Isaac.

Published by Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1982. dj (1982)

ISBN 10: 0385177259 ISBN 13: 9780385177252

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Item Description: Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1982. dj, 1982. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. Fourth novel in the Foundation series, written many years after the original trilogy to both acclaim (it won the 1983 Hugo award and was a finalist for the Nebula) and to popularity, the first of Asimov's many books to land on the NY Times best seller list. SIGNED on the title page. xi, 366 pp plus an author's afterword. Fine in a very good+ dust jacket (a bit of rubbing to the edges of the dust jacket especially at the corners of the folds.) Signed copies of this first trade edition are very uncommon (this edition preceded the Whispers Press limited edition.) LIMITED TIME SALE: All prices shown have been REDUCED by 25% for the ABEBOOKS SALE. Free wrapping on request. Dust jackets are protected with archival covers, and books are carefully packed for shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 49431

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The Foundation Trilogy Limited Edition Signed by: Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov

Published by The Easton Press (1988)

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Item Description: The Easton Press, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Limited Edition. This book is in Very good condition. There are no bookplates, signatures or markings of any kind. There is some light rubbing to the gilt lettering. The pages are clean and free of any foxing. The book comes with the Collector's Notes page from the Easton Press. This is the Limited Edition, signed by its author Isaac Asimov. A rare find in this condition. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1480805984112

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Asimov, Isaac

Published by Easton Press, Norwalk (1988)

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From: Gerry Kleier Rare Books (Martinez, CA, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Easton Press, Norwalk, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. SIGNED by the Author! An Easton Press leather bound edition. Gilt page edges, gilt cover decorations, decorated end papers! With former owner signed Easton Press Bookplate attached to a preliminary page else a clean and bright copy! ; 9.90 X 6.70 X 1.80 inches; 510 pages; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 283579

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Isaac Asimov

Published by Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut (1988)

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From: Rare Book Cellar (Pomona, NY, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1988. Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Good, gilt wear. Darking spots to several pages mainly the signature page and the pages with plates. Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. ; Signed by Isaac Asimov. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 90806

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Isaac Asimov

Published by Easton Press (1988)

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Item Description: Easton Press, 1988. Hardcover Leather. Book Condition: Fine. Collector's Edition. Shelf 1121 Text clean; book tight; signed by author; full gilt to end of paper; four raised bands on spine strip; excellent condition; ribbon page marker; Not a book club (BC)copy. No previous owner name, not ex library, not a remainder, smoke free. PHOTOS POSTED WITH OUR BOOKS ARE STOCK AND DO NOT NECESSARILY REFLECT CONDITION OR EDITION OF BOOK OFFERED FOR SALE. WE DO NOT POST THE PHOTOS. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 316642

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Asimov, Isaac & James Gunn & Michael Whelan

Published by Easton Press (1988)

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Item Description: Easton Press, 1988. First Edition. ** THE FOUNDATION TRILOGY ** FOUNDATION, FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE & SECOND FOUNDATION, Easton Press, 1988, first edition thus, as new in full leather binding with raised spine, gold gilt stamping and lettering as well as 3 full color, full page Michael Whelan illustrations, a 4 page introduction by James Gunn and a 7 page foreword by the author detailing the history of the work. This work awarded the HUGO for the best all time series. SIGNED by the author. Bookseller Inventory # 11871

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Asimov, Isaac

Published by Easton Press (1988)

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Item Description: Easton Press, 1988. Leather Bound. Book Condition: Collectible: Like New. Signed by Author; This leather-bound Easton Press Collector's Edition is signed by Isaac Asimov. Looks almost new, tight and solid. Very clean with no markings or writing. 100% Money Back Guarantee on all Items. We ship DAILY with free delivery confirmation. Choose expedited for FAST delivery. We believe in providing accurate grading on used books and excellent customer service. Thousands of satisfied customers. buy with confidence. 100% Money Back Guarantee on all Items. We believe in providing accurate grading on used books and excellent customer service. Buy with confidence!. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # LR-150916014b

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Asimov, Isaac

Published by Panther (1969)

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Item Description: Panther, 1969. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good +. ONE OF A KIND COLLECTION ALL THREE OF THE BOOKS ARE SIGNED BY ISSAC ASIMOV AND DATED AUG 22 1970 Please email us if you would like further information or if you would like us to send you a picture of the book. The book i am offering may not have the same cover as the one pictured. they are stock photos from the site. Thanks for looking! Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Bookseller Inventory # 026199

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FOUNDATION TRILOGY (Foundation, Foundation and Empire, Second: Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov

Published by GNOME PRESS, INC (1953)

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Item Description: GNOME PRESS, INC, 1953. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. FIRST STATE of the First Edition, First Printings Near Fine, clean crisp books, Signed on a laid in signature, near fine unclipped dust jackets. Gnome Press, New York, 1951, 1952, and 1953 This listing is for the First State, First Printings of the FOUNDATION TRIOLOGY, a set of three near fine stated first edition books by Asimov, one signed on a LAID in signature. With publication dates of 1951 for FOUNDATION, 1952 for FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE, and 1953 for SECOND FOUNDATION. Published by Gnome Press, New York. A handsome set of this trilogy consisting of first state dust jackets, and stunning clean near fine first edition books. FOUNDATION: Stated First Edition, First Printing, Signed on a laid in signature: Clean, bright book with a stunning near fine FIRST state dust jacket, not price-clipped. The book is in beautiful condition with blue cloth boards, with red titles to spine, and a galaxy image to front. Currey binding A boards. Includes a laid-in signature clip which is signed and dated by Asimov. The boards are in crisp condition, with clean cloth, sharp corners. The internal body pages and end papers are clean and flat with No marks, No stains, No writing, No inscriptions, No bookplates, No tears, No bent pages and No foxing. Internally appearing as unread! The original extremely scarce first edition, first state dust jacket is in great condition with strong vibrant colors. The dust jacket has benefited from very slight restoration the spine tips by an expert paper conservator and presents as a near fine example. The jacket has No chips, No edgewear, No stains, No rubbing and No foxing. The dust jacket is NOT price clipped, and has a stated price of $2.75. Please see detailed images. FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE: Stated Stated First Edition, First Printing: Clean, bright book with a near fine stunning FIRST state dust jacket, not price-clipped. The book is in near fine beautiful crisp condition with red cloth boards with unfaded black titles to spine, and a galaxy image to front. Currey binding A boards. The boards have clean cloth, with sharp corners, one very tiny tip bump, and no edgewear.The internal body pages and end papers are clean, with no owner names, no bookplates and no bookstore stamps. The internal pages crisp and flat with No marks, No writing, No stains, and No foxing. The original extremely scarce first edition, FIRST state dust jacket is in great condition with strong vibrant colors. The dust jacket has benefited from slight restoration to the spine tips by an expert paper conservator and presents as a near fine example. The jacket has No chips, No edgewear, No stains, No rubbing and No foxing. The dust jacket is NOT price clipped, and has a stated price of $2.75. Please see detailed images. SECOND FOUNDATION: Stated First Edition, First Printing Clean, bright book with a near fine FIRST state dust jacket, not price-clipped. The book is in beautiful crisp condition with light blue boards, with brown/red titles to spine. Currey binding A boards. The boards are in crisp condition, with clean cloth. The book has sharp corners and no edgewear. The end papers have prior owner stamps located on the paste down (please see images showing the name (Pastor W.M. Daubenspeck, with the address). The stamp is otherwise covered when the dust jacket is on the book as it is located underneath the front inner flap of the jacket. The internal body pages are clean and flat with but two pages with a light corner crease, otherwise with No marks, No stains, No writing, No bookplates, No tears, No bent pages and No foxing.The original extremely scarce first edition, first state dust jacket is in great condition with strong vibrant colors. The dust jacket has benefited from very slight restoration to the spine tips by an expert paper conservator and presents as a near fine example. The jacket has No chips, No edgewear, No stains, No rubbing and No foxing. The dust jacket is NOT price clipped. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 001082

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THE FOUNDATION TRILOGY being FOUNDATION, FOUNDATION AND: Asimov, Isaac

Asimov, Isaac

Published by Gnome Press First Edition

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Item Description: Gnome Press First Edition. ** THE FOUNDATION TRILOGY ** FOUNDATION, FOUNDATION & EMPIRE & SECOND FOUNDATION, Gnome Press, 1951, 1952 & 1953 respectively, first editions, (first state bindings and dust-wrappers), 3 volumes, all just about fine in like full color pictorial dust-wrappers, the dust-wrappers of the last 2 volumes having some light rubbing to the rear panels. This work awarded the HUGO for the best all time series. Typed postcard SIGNED by the author laid in. (Editorial note: We would love to say that our dust-wrapper for FOUNDATION is the rare issue with the main character throughout the series name misspelled on the front dust-wrapper flap, but ironically, this major typo (Hari Sheldon for Hari Seldon) exists on all first printing dust-wrappers and was not caught until the second printing of this volume. To make matters even a bit more bizarre, the misspelled name also exists on the rear flap of FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE). Bookseller Inventory # 11599

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Asimov, Isaac

Published by Gnome (1951)

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Item Description: Gnome, 1951. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Editions, First Printings of all three books. A spectacular set SIGNED by Asimov on a laid in signature in the First book. Each book is a FIRST EDITION with all the First Issue points. All three books have lovely First Printing dustjackets with only minor wear to the edges, no pieces missing. The books are in excellent condition. The bindings are tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the panels and edges. The pages are clean. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in any of the books. Overall, a beautiful set of this Foundation trilogy SIGNED by the author. We buy Asimov First Editions. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-6048537449

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The Foundation Trilogy: Asimov, Isaac

Asimov, Isaac

Published by Gnome Press (1951)

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Item Description: Gnome Press, 1951. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Foundation, 1951. Foundation and Empire, 1952. Second Foundation, 1953. All books are first editions, Foundation has the first issue dust jacket-"Hari Sheldon" on Foundation. Foundation and Empire is inscribed by the author on the title page. All three books state First Edition on the copyright page. All books are in near fine condition. Foundation, and Second Foundation, have a bookplate attached to the front paste-down. The dust jackets are in very good condition. Comes with custom-made cloth slipcase. Inscribed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 1309408

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Foundation, Foundation and Empire, Second Foundation.: Asimov, Isaac

Asimov, Isaac

Published by Gnome Press Publishers 1951-1953., New York (1951)

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Item Description: Gnome Press Publishers 1951-1953., New York, 1951. First edition, first issues of each book in Asimov's acclaimed Foundation Trilogy. Volumes 1 and 2 are signed by Asimov, volume 3 is inscribed by the author. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Foundation (Currey priority A binding), publisher's dark blue cloth with red titles to the spine. Near fine in a near fine first issue dust jacket with three titles advertised on the rear panel and two on the rear flap. First edition, first state (Currey binding A). Octavo. 247 pages. Foundation and Empire is the first issue red cloth with the publisher's imprint on the spine measuring 2.2 cm. It is near fine in a near fine bright dust jacket. Second Foundation is lightly rubbed, else near fine in a near fine dust jacket. An exceptionally nice set, most rare signed and inscribed. Foundation was originally a series of eight short stories published in Astounding Magazine between May 1942 and January 1950. According to Asimov, the premise was based on ideas set forth in Edward Gibbon's History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, and was invented spontaneously on his way to meet with editor John W. Campbell, with whom he developed the concept. "The first four stories were collected, along with a new story taking place before the others, in a single volume published by Gnome Press in 1951 as Foundation. The remainder of the stories were published in pairs by Gnome as Foundation and Empire (1952) and Second Foundation (1953), resulting in the "Foundation Trilogy", as the series was known for decades" (Halmad, Spectra). The Foundation Trilogy was given a Hugo Award for the "Best All-Time Series" in 1966. Bookseller Inventory # 2496

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