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Second Foundation by Asimov. Isaac - Hardcover - Book Club (BCE/BOMC) - 1953 - from Brass DolphinBooks and Biblio.com

Second Foundation

by Asimov. Isaac

Condition: Good+/Good+


Gnome, 1953. Book. Good+. Hardcover. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hardcover book club with customary issues for it's age and grade. Trace of cocking (spine slant) owners name rubber stamp first endsheet and penned neath front flap. Good bit of board tip abrasion and bump to tips. Text unmarked, binding sound, boards clean. 1953 is only date given. Jacket has an assortment of scuffs and short tears some back panel soiling, looking quite decent in new mylar wrapper. *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and accurately. Books listed by Brass Dolphin are so described, and graded, using the strict, traditional standards. For this reason, we have virtually zero returns.*.

Second Foundation is the third novel published of the Foundation series by Isaac Asimov, and the fifth in the in-universe chronology. It was first published in 1953 by Gnome Press. The term also describes the organization by that name which is the focus of the book. The organization's existence (and nothing more) had been revealed in Foundation, searched for in Foundation and Empire, and makes brief appearances in this novel. It would not be described in detail until Foundation's Edge.




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