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    An Asimov Classic

    Isaac Asimov: The Caves of Steel. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1954.

    First edition. Octavo. 224 pages.

    Publisher's blue cloth with red lettering on spine. In the original pictorial dust jacket. Top edge red. Deckled fore-edge. Jacket illustration by Ruth Ray. Moderate wear to the boards, with some soiling. Some abrading to edges at the spine ends and corners. Spine slightly cocked. Small previous ownership stamp on front free endpaper. Light toning to text edges. Dust jacket with mild abrasions on the front panel and edges, and a tiny closed tear to the front flap. Overall, a very good copy.

    First serialized in Galaxy magazine in 1953, The Caves of Steel is the first novel in Asimov's Robot series, which contextualized the robot in modern science fiction.


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