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    Isaac Asimov. Pebble in the Sky. Garden City: 1950. First edition.

    More Information: Isaac Asimov. Pebble in the Sky. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1950. First edition. Octavo. 223, [1] pages. Publisher's full tan cloth, spine lettered in orange; all edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Spine ends a bit softened; virtually no shelf wear to binding; slight bumping to upper corners. Normal mild age dulling to edges of text block; top edge faintly dust-soiled. Barely perceptible uneven toning at endpapers; previous owner signature to front free endpaper. Slight edge wear to jacket, most pronounced at spine and flap fold ends, with minimal paper loss; mild rubbing and toning to exposed panels; light wear to joints and flap folds; single short tear at top of front joint; flaps clipped. Light uneven toning to verso of jacket; tiny tidemark at base of spine panel. Near fine, with a clean, bright interior. First edition of Asimov's first book. "A sentimental favorite among SF readers"--Barron, Anatomy of Wonder, 3-22. From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.

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