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I ROBOT
GNOME PRESS 1950 - Stated First Edition, First Printing of I ROBOT by Isaac Asimov. Published by Gnome Press, New York, 1950. Stated First edition book with the scarce original stunning near fine dust jacket. Only 5,000 copies of the first edition were printed of this iconic title in which Asimov's "Three Laws of Robotics" were postulated for the first time. The book is in beautiful condition with crisp red boards, with a black robot emblem to front, and black titles to spine. The boards are clean and a vibrant red with no edgewear. The binding is tight and square. Two small corner bumps. The end papers are clean, with one tiny splash mark to the corner, otherwise no inscriptions, no bookplates, and no bookstore stamps. The internal pages are clean and bright with No marks, No stains, No writing, No handling marks, and No foxing. A beautiful clean, fresh example of this landmark title! The original first edition dust jacket is in stunning condition having benefited from some very slight restoration by an expert paper conservator and presents as a near fine example. The jacket is bright with vibrant colors, and with some of the usual fading to the spine. The stunning dust jacket has No rips, No chips, No edgewear, No stains, No rubbing and No foxing. Even the white rear panel and flaps are still a bright white without any age toning!The dust jacket is NOT price clipped and has a stated price of $2.50. Please see detailed images. Stunning, handsome jacket presenting the book beautifully on the shelf. A very handsome example of this scarce title in beautiful collectible condition. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for additional Sci-Fi titles [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
Last Found On: 2013-08-01           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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