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    Isaac Asimov. Foundation and Empire. New York: 1952. First edition, second printing. Inscribed.

    More Information: Isaac Asimov. Foundation and Empire. New York: Gnome Press, 1952. First edition, second printing with text block measuring 2.3 cm. across. Inscribed: "To Stuart / with best / wishes / Isaac / Asimov." Octavo. [2, blank], 247, [7, blank] pages. Currey's C cloth, third-priority publisher's light green cloth, spine lettered in black, front stamped in black with galaxy ornament; all edges of text block trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket, second state (B) in blue and black with 32 titles at rear panel. Very slight lean to spine; spine ends just a touch pushed with some light wear; mild shelf wear to bottom edge. Significant age tanning, as expected, to edges and interior margins of text block; area of faint soiling to half-title; soft crease at upper corner of front free endpaper. Very light wear at spine and flap fold ends of jacket resulting in only a handful of tiny nicks; some slight bruising along spine panel; very light rubbing to exposed panels; faint yellowing to rear panel; soft crease to rear flap fold. Small spot of foxing or light staining to verso at spine panel. Currey, p. 17. From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.

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