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    First Edition of Asimov's First Book

    Isaac Asimov. Pebble in the Sky. Garden City: Doubleday, 1950.

    First edition. Octavo. 223 pages.

    Publisher's tan cloth with orange stamping. Even spotting to boards and spine. Toning to endpapers and some minor spotting along page edges. Slight lean to spine. Bookplate on front pastedown. Minor edge wear to dust jacket; spine fading. A very good copy of Asimov's first book.

    Asimov, certainly one of the most prolific and important science fiction writers in the history of the genre, wrote or edited over five hundred books. This, Asimov's first novel, was the beginning of an extraordinarily lengthy and productive career.

    Currey, p. 19.


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