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    Isaac Asimov. The Martian Way. And Other Stories. Garden City: 1955. First edition.

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    Isaac Asimov. The Martian Way. And Other Stories. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1955. First edition. Octavo. 222, [223-224: blank] pages. Publisher's blue paper-covered boards, spine lettered in black, orange topstain, in original dust jacket. Early owner's name rubber-stamped on front free endpaper. Tiny damp stain at lower fore-edge of front free endpaper, a nearly fine copy in good dust jacket with faint matching stain at lower front flap fold, wear along top and bottom edges, mainly lower spine ends and corner tips, wear with shallow loss and internal tape mend at upper spine end, and a couple of tiny scuffs to front panel.

    Asimov's second collection of short fiction, preceded by his 1950 collection of robot stories. Collects "The Martian Way," "Youth," a first contact story, "The Deep," an amusing Earth invaded by aliens satire, and "Sucker Bait," all written between 1952 and 1954. "Good traditional SF of the period." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-21. Most of the best of his short stories ... were initially assembled in a series of impressive volumes, including The Martian Way and Other Stories (1955), Earth Is Room Enough: Science Fiction Tales of Our Own Planet (1957) and Nine Tomorrows: Tales of the Near Future (1959).

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