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    "1. A Robot May Not Injure a Human Being or,
    Through Inaction, Allow a Human Being to Come to Harm"

    Isaac Asimov. I, Robot. New York: Gnome Press, Inc., [1950]. First edition. Octavo. 253 pages. Publisher's red cloth with small black stamped robot and gear design on front cover, titles and gear device in black on spine. In illustrated dust jacket, designed by Edd Cartier. Light wear to cloth along upper edges of boards and spine, small corner bumps; textblock edges slightly darkened and scuffed, small closed edge tear in outer margin of page 227 and rear free endpaper, small holograph pencil letters on rear free endpaper; dust jacket scuffed and lightly soiled, spine color faded, small pinhole near lower edge of fold between front panel and flap, fold and edge wear, small tears and fold separations, creases, faint bleedthrough from dampstain along verso of spine; else a very good copy of this sci-fi classic.

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    November, 2015
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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