SIGNED FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Gnome Press, New York, 1950. Signed Stated First Edition, First Printing: Very scarce SIGNED copy, Asimov Signed the book directly onto the front fly leaf With best regards, Isaac Asimov. Beautiful clean book with a scarce original stunning unfaded dust jacket.
Only 5,000 copies of the first edition were printed of this iconic title in which Asimovs Three Laws of Robotics were postulated for the first time. The book is in beautiful near fine 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 still maintaining the original sheen. The book has sharp corners with but one tiny tip bump, and no edgewear.
Slight toning to the rear board upper right corner. Isaac Asimov signed the book directly onto the front fly leaf With best regards, Isaac Asimov. Prior owner name from a physics peer placed on the front paste down, yet which was purposefully hidden fully behind the inner front flap of the dust jacket. However the prior owner was Karl Eklund, who back in the late 1950s and 1960 obtained his B.Degree in Physics from MIT and his Ph. D from Isaac Asimovs Alma Mater, Columbia University. Eklund also wrote numerous extensive papers in the field of physics.
A beautiful example of this landmark title! The original first edition dust jacket benefited from slight restoration to the spine tips and presents in stunning near fine condition with a lovely red spine with only a hint of the otherwise typical fading of the spine to the common grey tone. Otherwise the jacket has No rips, No chips, No stains, No rubbing, No edgewear, No chips, and No foxing. Even the white rear panel and flaps are still white! Please see the many included images.A very stunning dust jacket! A very handsome example of this scarce, SIGNED classic title in beautiful collectible condition with a vibrant book and stunning dust jacket. A landmark classic which launched numerous movies, books and debates! Presents beautifully on the shelf! The item "SIGNED, 1ST/1ST EDITION W. STUNNING ORIGINAL JACKET I ROBOT ISAAC ASIMOV" is in sale since Saturday, April 27, 2019.
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