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    First Issue Binding in the First Issue Dust Jacket

    Isaac Asimov. Foundation. New York: Gnome Press Publishers, [1951].

    First issue of the first edition. Currey priority A binding. Octavo. 255 pages.

    Publisher's dark cloth with red titles. In first issue dust jacket with three titles advertised on the rear panel and two on the rear flap. Moderate edge wear and rubbing to the boards. Lightly bumped corners. Textblock edges a bit dusty. Dust jacket with minor soiling, wrinkling and rubbing, and moderate wear along the edges and corners, especially at the spine ends. Occasional toning to the verso of the dust jacket. Sotheby's lot number sticker (#134) affixed to the Brodart on the front panel. All in all, a very good copy of Asimov's landmark work.


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