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I, ROBOT
New York: Gnome Press, Inc. Publishers,. [1950]. Octavo,. cloth.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A very sharp copy of a book. infrequently found in superior condition. (#114515). First edition. Influential collection of short fiction about robots with first postulation of the "Three Laws of Robotics," a concept used for plots in numerous tales by other writers in subsequent years. Includes "The Evitable Conflict." in which machines that have made the the world of the twenty-first century an economic utopia take control of Mankind's future, moving it "toward an unknown and happy destiny." - Berger, Science Fiction and the New Dark Age, pp. 36-7. Loose basis for the recent film of the same title. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-49. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 995-99.
      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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