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Publication: The Early Asimov: Book One

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  • Publication: The Early Asimov: Book One Publication Record # 204257
  • Author: Isaac Asimov
  • Date: 1974-06-00
  • Catalog ID: P2087
  • Publisher: Fawcett Crest
  • Price: $1.25
  • Pages: 302
  • Format:
    pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
  • Type: COLLECTION
  • Notes:
    • First printing.
    • "Printed in the United States of America [over] June 1974"
    • From the Copyright page, "This book comprises the first half of THE EARLY ASIMOV, and is reprinted by arrangement with Doubleday and Company, Inc."
    • LCCN 72-76116
    • Selection of the Science Fiction Book Club, December 1972
    • Spine shows "449-02087-125"
    • The introduction is not listed on the ToC, nor is it titled, not "Introduction" nor anything else. Instead of introducing every piece, Asimov writes a short bit at the end of every piece.
    • The untitled introduction and the interspersed text has been cataloged in the single volume edition as "Biographical Commentary".
    • A direct comparison between the October 1973 reprint of the trade edition, and the first printing [this record] of the volume 1 paperback from Fawcett indicates that the text at the bottom of 299 and the first 2 lines on page 300 appear on pages 266 and 267 of the trade edition. The bottom 5 paragraphs on page 300 are new material intended to tie the two paperback volumes together.
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Collection Title: The Early Asimov • (1972) • collection by Isaac Asimov

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