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    Inscribed and Signed by Asimov

    Isaac Asimov. Four Inscribed, Signed, and Dated Books, including: Robots and Empire. West Bloomfield, Michigan: Phantasia Press, 1985. First edition limited to 650 copies, of which this copy is number 113. Signed by the author on the limitation page. Octavo. 349 pages. Black cloth with the front board and spine stamped in silver, housed in publisher's black cloth slipcase. Illustrated endpapers. Original pictorial dust jacket. Very fine condition. [and:] The Collapsing Universe. New York: Walker and Company, [1977]. First edition. Inscribed, signed, and dated by the author on the title page. Black cloth with spine stamped in gilt. Original dust jacket. A very good copy. [and:] Foundation's Edge. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., [1982]. Later trade edition with first edition dust jacket. Inscribed, signed, and dated by the author on the title page. Octavo. 366 pages plus Afterword. Quarter blue over tan paper boards, spine stamped in gilt. First edition dust jacket with "F.E." above the $14.95 price. Very good. [and:] Asimov's Guide to Halley's Comet. New York: Walker and Company, [1985]. First edition. Inscribed, signed, and dated by the author on the title page. Octavo. 118 pages. Blue boards with the spine stamped in silver. Original dust jacket. Fine condition.

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    Isaac Asimov. Four Inscribed, Signed, and Dated Books, including: Robots and Empire. West Bloomfield, Michigan: Phantasia Press, 1985. First edition limited to 650 copies, of which this copy is number 113. Signed by the author on the limitation page. Octavo. 349 pages. Black cloth with the front board and spine stamped in silver, housed in publisher's black cloth slipcase. Illustrated endpapers. Original pictorial dust jacket. Very fine condition. The Collapsing Universe. New York: Walker and Company, [1977]. First edition. Inscribed, signed, and dated by the author on the title page. Black cloth with spine stamped in gilt. Original dust jacket. Minor shelf wear to the binding. Minor rubbing, creasing, and tiny closed tears to the dust jacket. A very good copy. [and:] Foundation's Edge. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., [1982]. Later trade edition with first edition dust jacket. Inscribed, signed, and dated by the author on the title page. Octavo. 366 pages plus Afterword. Quarter blue over tan paper boards, spine stamped in gilt. First edition dust jacket with "F.E." above the $14.95 price. Dust jacket is rubbed and slightly soiled, with tiny closed tears to spine edges. "Signed copy" sticker on dust jacket spine. A very good copy of this Hugo Award-winning novel, the first of Asimov's novels to appear on the New York Times best-seller list. [and:] Asimov's Guide to Halley's Comet. New York: Walker and Company, [1985]. First edition. Inscribed, signed, and dated by the author on the title page. Octavo. 118 pages. Blue boards with the spine stamped in silver. Original dust jacket. Very minor shelf wear to binding and dust jacket. Fine condition.

     

    Foundation's Edge is a later edition due to the presence of the code N01 in the gutter of page 365 rather than the code M36 which denotes a true first edition. However, the dust jaket is a first edition jacket due to the presence of F.E. above the $14.95 price.



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