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13 Crimes of Science Fiction

By: Asimov, Greenburg, & Waugh, Ed.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1979

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 000077

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


From the jacket: "Isaac Asimov has conspired with collaborators Martin Harry Greenberg and Charles G. Waugh to mastermind this diabolically clever anthology in which each of the classic categories of crime fiction is represented by a science fiction tale." Dust jacket shows normal shelf wear plus a small tear or two at the flaps.; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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Prelude to Foundation

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $4.10

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1989

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 000460

ISBN: 0553278398

Condition: Good


Spine, covers show some creasing. Some ordinary shelf wear, corners bumped. ; Foundation Series; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall; The sixth of Asimov's Foundation novels to be written, but actually this is the first chronologically. "It is the year 12,020 G. E. And Emperor Cleon, First of that Name, sits uneasily on the Imperial throne. Here on Trantor, the great multi-domed capital of the Galactic Empire, forty billion people have created a civilization of unimagin... View more info

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Second Foundation (Foundation Ser.)

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $3.33

Publisher: New York, Del Ray / Ballantine: 1987

Edition: Twelfth Printing

Seller ID: 000669

ISBN: 0345336291

Condition: Good


Spine, covers somewhat creased, slightly chipped, corners bumped. Some shelf wear, There appears to be a waterstain at the bottom front edge of about the first half of the pages. This is the third book written in the Foundation Series (winner of a Hugo Award for Best Series ever) and the last for three decades until Asimov resumed writing in this universe. "When the Galactic Empire died, the great psychohistorian Hari Seldon set up the Foundation to preserve... View more info

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Eight Stories from the Rest of the Robots

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1974

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 001828

ISBN: 0515032964

Condition: Good


Covers a bit creased at hinges, corners bumped. Ex libris stamp embossed on front cover. Scribblings inside front cover. Light yellowing but text is clean and unmarked. A second volume of short stories about robots "The Robots -- Mechanical servants, doing the work too hard -- or too boring -- for men to handle. They brought mankind a new era of freedom and leisure. And every robot was completely incapable of harming a human being. Or so they thought . . . ... View more info

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The Martian Way

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $3.45

Publisher: Greenwich, Conn, Fawcett Books: 1955

Seller ID: 002545

Condition: Very Good-


Spine slightly slanted/creased, slight bumping/edgewear, some scuffing, 1" crease at lower corner of cover. Text slightly yellowed, but clean and unmarked. Four novelettes by one of the grand masters of science fiction: "The Martian Way", "Youth", "The Deep", and "Sucker Bait". "Still thinking like an earthling? Get out of your rut, open your mind - there's a whole universe waiting. It's waiting for people who aren't afra... View more info

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The Martian Way

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Greenwich, Conn, Fawcett Books:

Seller ID: 004984

Condition: Very Good


Spine scuffed along edges, 1/2" tear at top of back cover, a little edge wear and rubbing, small crease across lower back corner, binding fairly tight. Fawcett Crest T1606, cover 75 cents, no publication date listed but likely from the 60s. Four novelettes by one of the grand masters of science fiction: "The Martian Way", "Youth", "The Deep", and "Sucker Bait". "Still thinking like an earthling? Get out of your rut, open y... View more info

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Casebook of the Black Widowers

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005000

ISBN: 0385157045

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Ex-library with usual stamps inside covers, remains of pocket on back end paper, tags taped to spine, remains of a label on back board. Corners are chipped, moderate edge wear, top of spine is torn with 1/2" flap. The text block, on the other hand, appears clean and nearly unmarked -- I saw two pages with a name underlined. After successfully writing a trio of science fiction detective novels in the 1950s, a straight detective story must have seemed much less com... View more info

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Fantastic Voyage

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1982

Edition: Twenty-Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 005176

ISBN: 0553115278

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, some edge wear, rubbing, some marks across leading edge. Yellowing but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy of one of the Good Doctor's most popular works. Adapted from a screenplay by Harry Kleiner "Four men and one woman reduced to a microscopic fraction of their original size, boarding a miniaturized atomic sub and being injected into a dying man's carotid artery. Passing through the heart, entering the inner ear where even the slight... View more info

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The Naked Sun

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company: 1957

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 005462

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Yellow boards with red lettering on spine, 187 pp. Slight spine slant, slight edge wear, a little darkening along top edge of boards, small spot to top edge, boards just a little bowed. Jacket shows some darkening and edge wear, a little more so along spine. A little chipping at top and base of spine and along lower part of the fold for front flap. 3/4" dampstain on spine. Overall, an attractive copy. Sequel to "The Caves of Steel". Back cover of the jack... View more info

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Earth is Room Enough

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Greenwich, Conn, Fawcett Crest:

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 006539

Condition: Very Good-


Fawcett Crest T1718, 208 pp. Slight spine crease, corners bumped, a little edge wear and chipping, light crease down front cover, binding fairly tight. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Here are brilliant, witty, frightening, and fascinating stories of the future by the greatest science fiction master of them all. Just hitch your mind to these weird and wonderful tales for a spin around the world of tomorrow that will take you right to t... View more info

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Casebook of the Black Widowers

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Crest: 1981

Seller ID: 007049

ISBN: 0449243842

Condition: Good


Spine a bit creased, slightly slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, owner's name on front end paper, a couple pages have been dog-eared. Some ywllowing but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. After successfully writing a trio of science fiction detective novels in the 1950s, a straight detective story must have seemed much less complicated for Dr. Asimov. First appearing in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine in 1971, the Black Widower's Club enjo... View more info

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The Naked Sun

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $4.35

Publisher: Greenwich, Conn, Fawcett Crest: 1972

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 007078

Condition: Very Good


Fawcett Crest M1759, 223 pp. Corners bumped, slight edge wear and a little rubbing. Pages lightly browned but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. Sequel to "The Caves of Steel". "Elijah Baley had never had a tougher assignment. One of New York's ablest plainclothes detectives, he had been sent to the planet Solaria to investigate a murder and also to uncover the weakness in Solarian society that would be Earth's weapon on the inevitable ... View more info

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Murder at the ABA

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Crest: 1976

Seller ID: 007193

ISBN: 0449232026

Condition: Good


Spine creased, slanted, torn near base, corners creased, some edge wear and rubbing, covers somewhat creased, scribbling inside cover, store stamp on title page. Pages somewhat browned but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. Dr. Asimov, working under instructions from his publisher (doubtless of his own devising), transforms a real life bookselling convention into a murder mystery -- and writes himself into a prominent role in the book (in effect, he is ... View more info

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Robots and Empire

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1985

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 007218

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Black over blue boards, 383 pp. Spine a bit cocked, corners bumped, a little edge wear. Jacket in new Brodart, spine lightly sunned, a little edge wear. An attractive copy. "Not only a thrilling sequel to 'The Robots of Dawn', 'Robots and Empire' also interweaves all three of Asimov's classic series: Robot, Foundation, and Empire. "200 years have passed and Elijah Baley, beloved hero of the Earthpeople, is dead. The future of the Universe is at a crossro... View more info

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The Robots of Dawn

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $10.75

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1983

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 007237

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Red over black boards, 408 pp. Spine a bit cocked, corners somewhat worn, a little edge wear, light speckling to bottom edge. Interior is clean and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart, minor edge wear mostly to top and base of spine, 1" edge tear to bottom edge of back panel. A nice copy. "A puzzling case of 'roboticide' takes interplanetary detective Elijah Baley from Earth to the planet Aurora - the self-styled World of the Dawn, where humans and robots coexist... View more info

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Earth is Room Enough

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Greenwich, Conn, Fawcett Crest:

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 007434

Condition: Good


Fawcett Crest T1718, 208 pp. Spine somewhat creased and rolled. a little edge wear and rubbing, crease across bottom corner of back cover, binding fairly tight. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. "Here are brilliant, witty, frightening, and fascinating stories of the future by the greatest science fiction master of them all. Just hitch your mind to these weird and wonderful tales for a spin around the world of tomorrow that will take you right to the c... View more info

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Foundation's Edge

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $21.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008218

ISBN: 0385177259

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Black over tan boards, 366 pp. Spine a bit cocked, corners bumped, slight edge wear. Jacket in new Brodart, corners a bit chipped, a little edge wear and rubbing. A nice copy. After writing the Foundation trilogy in the 1940s, Isaac Asimov abandoned the series for a third of a century before finally returning to it with 'Foundation's Edge'. Of course, once he started there was no stopping him and book after book poured forth from his typewriter. But this was the firs... View more info

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More Tales of the Black Widowers

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $87.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday: 1976

Seller ID: 8390

ISBN: 0385111762

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


White boards with black lettering, corners slightly bumped, slightly cocked. Jacket in protective plastic, not price clipped, a little edge wear along top edge. A very nice copy. ; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 180 pages; One of the first authors to successfully write detective science fiction (see his Lije Bailey books starting with 'The Caves of Steel') , the good Doctor once again proves that was not a fluke by turning his hand to conventional mystery. Twelve tales ... View more info

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The Chemicals of Life

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Mentor Book:

Edition: 27th Edition; Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 8448

Condition: Very Good-


Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A fairly tight, attractive copy. ; Mentor Books # MY1384, 140 pp, index, 18 b/w in-line illustrations. $ 1.25 cover price. No date listed but ZIP code with no SBN suggests a printing date around 1970. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 140 pages; "This excitingly informative book by a renowned writer and professor of biochemistry describes the unseen substances that mak... View more info

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I, Robot

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Spectra: 1991

Edition: 27th Edition; Twelfth Printing

Seller ID: 8459

ISBN: 0553294385

Condition: Good


Upper right corner chipped, minor edge wear and rubbing, spine somewhat creased, reading crease. Text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 272 pages; "Isaac Asimov changed our perception of robots forever when he formulated the classic laws governing their behavior. In I, Robot Asimov chronicles the development of the robot from its primitive origins in the present to its ultimate perfection in the not-so-distant future -... View more info