Sale 2430 - Lot 1
Price Realized: $ 2,500
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Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
ASIMOV, ISAAC. The Foundation Trilogy. Foundation * Foundation and Empire * Second Foundation. Together, 3 volumes. 8vo, publisher's cloth, two small taps to bottom of boards of third title; trace of shelfwear to bottom-edges; dust jackets, one short closed tear to top of front panel on second title, minimal dustsoiling, unclipped; third title with but very light toning to rear endpapers only, otherwise contents clean and free from any markings. New York: Gnome Press, 1951; 1952; 1953
first editions, in first issue dust jackets, truly fine copies. All first printings conforming to Currey's binding priority (A), meeting all first issue points. In crisp, unrestored dust jackets. The Hugo Award winner for all-time best series. Currey, pp. 17; 19.