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    Isaac Asimov. The Foundation Trilogy, comprised of: Foundation. New York, Gnome Press, 1951. First edition, Currey's binding A, dust jacket A; signed by the author at the front free endpaper and dated March 5th 1967. Octavo (8 x 5.25 inches; 202 x 135 mm.). 255, [1, blank] pages. Publisher's dark blue cloth, spine lettered in red, front board decoratively stamped in red; in original dust jacket.

    [Together with:] Foundation and Empire. New York: Gnome Press, 1952. First edition, Currey's binding A, issue 1, dust jacket A. Octavo (8 x 5.375 inches; 202 x 132 mm.). [2, blank] 247, [7, blank] pages. Publisher's red cloth with spine lettered in black, front board decoratively stamped in black; in original dust jacket.

    [and:] Second Foundation. New York: Gnome Press, 1953. First edition. Publisher's blue cloth, spine lettered in brown; in original dust jacket. Mild shelf wear overall; textblocks very slightly toned. Dust jackets lightly worn at corners and spine ends. Gentle spine lean to Foundation; folds of Foundation dust jacket mildly worn, with tape residue to front and rear flaps. Front panel of Foundation and Empire rippled. Front panel of Second Foundation dust jacket rippled; mild wear at front corners; slight touch of soil to rear panel. Near fine overall. Winner of the only Hugo Prize for "best all-time series," awarded in 1966. Signed cards laid in to Foundation and Empire and Second Foundation. Housed in matching custom clamshell cases. Currey, p. 12-13, 15.


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