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The Foundation Trilogy: Foundation, Foundation and Empire, and Second Foundation. by  Isaac Asimov - 1st Edition - 1951 - from Idler Fine Books (SKU: 004828)

The Foundation Trilogy: Foundation, Foundation and Empire, and Second Foundation.

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The Foundation Trilogy: Foundation, Foundation and Empire, and Second Foundation.

by Asimov, Isaac

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
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New York : Gnome Press Publishers, 1951 All volumes First Edition, First Printing, 1951-1953. All volumes and dust jackets Priority A as listed in Currey. Octavo. 255, 247, 210 pages respectively. Jackets illustrated by David Kyle, Edd Cartier, and Ric Binkley. Foundation with navy blue boards and orange titles. Light shelf wear to boards. Internal contents slightly toned as usual. Former owner's name in ink on the front pastedown. Jacket slightly toned with light chipping to the head of the spine. Very good condition. Foundation and Empire with red boards and black titles. Light shelf wear with some staining at the bottom edges of the front and rear boards. Internal contents slightly toned. Former owner's name in ink on the inside front pastedown. Dust jacket with light shelf wear. Spine slightly faded. Two taped repairs on the back of the jacket that have bled through to the front. A very good copy. Second Foundation with light blue boards and brown titles. Light shelf wear with some staining at the bottom edges of the front and rear boards. Internal contents slightly toned. Former owner's name in ink on the inside front pastedown. Dust jacket displays only light shelf wear. Spine slightly faded. A very good copy. A perfect opportunity to own the complete trilogy in its original form and in uniform condition.

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Bookseller
Idler Fine Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
004828
Title
The Foundation Trilogy: Foundation, Foundation and Empire, and Second Foundation.
Author
Asimov, Isaac
Illustrator
David Kyle, Edd Cartier, and Ric Binkley
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Gnome Press Publishers
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1951
Keywords
SCIENCE FICTION, HUGO AWARD FOR BEST ALL TIME SERIES, CLASSIC SCI-FI.

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octavo
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edges
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jacket
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chipping
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