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    Isaac Asimov. I, Robot. New York: Gnome Press, 1950. First edition. Octavo (8 x 5.375 inches; 205 x 135 mm.). 253, [3, blank] pages. Publisher's red cloth, spine lettered and ruled in black, front board decoratively stamped in black; in original dust jacket. Spine gently leaning; front board very slightly splayed; bottom corners just very lightly worn. Page edges and endpapers very lightly foxed; some faint offsetting to endpapers. Dust jacket spine panel rubbed and very faintly faded; front panel lightly rubbed; spine ends and fold edges lightly worn, particularly at crown, with small (about one-quarter inch) closed tear to upper edge of rear flap fold; front fold lightly worn; soft crease to upper margin of rear flap. Still, a near fine copy with a brighter dust jacket spine panel than often seen. Housed in custom clamshell case. Card signed by Asimov laid in. Currey, p. 13. From the Collection of Daniel J. King.

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