Publication: The Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying

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  • Publication: The Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying Publication Record # 235157
  • Author: Isaac Asimov
  • Date: 1972-12-00
  • Catalog ID: 5479
  • Publisher: Doubleday / SFBC
  • Price: $2.98
  • Pages: 568
  • Format: hc?
  • Type: COLLECTION
  • Cover: Barry Kiperman
  • Notes:
    • Cover and spine have just The Early Asimov, title page has longer version.
    • "Book Club Edition" on front flap, SFBC # on rear flap
    • "Jacket photograph by Barry Kiperman" and "Jacket typography by Gina Rosencrantz" on rear flap.
    • Each story has details on its history at the end, this ranges from several pages to a paragraph.
    • The page numbers in the TOC are off by a lot for later stories, likely from the Doubleday edition and SFBC repaginated without redoing the TOC. This error was fixed for the second printing
    • First printing has gutter code "44N" on page 563, indicates a printing in October 1972.
    • Known reprint codes: "47N" [verified] November 1972; "52P" (December 1973); "I18" on page 567 (May 1978).
    • Second printing has grey boards with blue lettering
    • OCLC 3470372
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Collection Title: The Early Asimov • (1972) • collection by Isaac Asimov

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Clute/Nicholls N/A Bluesman 2013-04-05 20:16:42
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Contento1 (anth/coll) N/A Bluesman 2009-06-03 16:16:23
Locus1 N/A Bluesman 2009-06-03 16:16:23
Reginald1 N/A Bluesman 2013-04-05 20:16:42
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Miller/Contento N/A Bluesman 2009-06-03 16:16:23
Bleiler1 (Gernsback) N/A Bluesman 2009-06-03 16:16:23
Currey N/A Bluesman 2009-06-03 16:16:23
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Bleiler78 N/A Bluesman 2013-04-05 20:16:42
OCLC/Worldcat Verified Bluesman 2013-04-05 20:16:42
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