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FOUNDATION AND EARTH by  Isaac Asimov - Signed First Edition - 1986 - from John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB and Biblio.com

FOUNDATION AND EARTH

by Asimov, Isaac

Condition: A fine copy in imitation leather slipcase without dust jacket as issued. (16895)


Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1986. First edition. A fine copy in imitation leather slipcase without dust jacket as issued. (16895). Octavo, full brown leather, all edges gilt. One of 300 numbered copies signed by Asimov. "The space travelers from FOUNDATION'S EDGE journey from the sentient world of Gaia to Earth via various ancient planets familiar to readers of Asimov's "Robot" stories. More bloated, talky stuff for readers who are well steeped in the author's earlier works." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 143. Includes a continuation of the utopia in FOUNDATION'S EDGE and some dystopia.

Foundation and Earth is a Locus Award nominated science fiction novel by Isaac Asimov, the fifth novel of the Foundation series and chronologically the last in the series. It was published in 1986, four years after the first sequel to the Foundation trilogy and its direct predecessor Foundation's Edge.


  • Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 16895
  • Title: FOUNDATION AND EARTH
  • Author: Asimov, Isaac
  • Book condition: Used - A fine copy in imitation leather slipcase without dust jacket as issued. (16895)
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.
  • Place: Garden City
  • Date published: 1986
  • Keywords: SF . Signed
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