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    Isaac Asimov. The Foundation Trilogy, comprising: Foundation. New York, Gnome Press Publishers, [1951]. First edition. 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; all edges of the text block trimmed; plain endpapers; in the original dust jacket, priced $2.75. [Together with:] Foundation and Empire. New York: Gnome Press Publishers, [1952]. First edition. Octavo (8 x 5.25 inches; 202 x 135 mm.). [2, blank], 247, [7, blank] pages. Publisher's red paper-covered boards, spine lettered in black, front board decoratively stamped in black; all edges of the text block trimmed; plain endpapers; in the original dust jacket, priced $2.75. [and:] Second Foundation. New York: Gnome Press, [1953]. First edition. Octavo (8 x 5.25 inches; 202 x 135 mm.). [x], 210, [4, blank] pages. Publisher's light blue paper-covered boards, spine lettered in brown; all edges of the text block trimmed; plain endpapers; in the original dust jacket, priced $2.75. Spines barely leaning (only the slightest slope to the second two titles); general light shelfwear, particularly on the bottom board edges of Foundation and Empire and Second Foundation, spine ends very slightly pushed; touch of wear to the corners and spine ends; a couple corners tapped. Page edges and some margins somewhat tanned, but the pages are still quite supple; small scuff to the bottom of Second foundation, causing a few page edges to crimp; endpapers of Foundation faintly tanned. Dust jacket edges lightly worn, particularly at the fold edges; both Foundation and Foundation and Empire slightly wrinkled in the upper margin of the rear panel; Foundation and Empire panel foils somewhat soiled; some trace rubbing. Near fine overall. Winner of a special Hugo Award for best all-time series, awarded in 1966. Currey, pp. 12-15.

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