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Title: Prelude to Foundation Title Record # 1372
Author: Isaac Asimov
Date: 1988-05-00
Type: NOVEL
Series: Foundation
Series Number: 6
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: Chronologically takes place prior to Foundation.
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Other Titles

Translations Translated Serializations
Year Language Title
1988Translated by Auke Leistra
Dutch Prelude op de Foundation
1988Translated by Žika Bogdanovići and Mirjana Živković
Serbian Preludijum za zadužbinu [as by Isak Asimov]
1989Translated by <a href="http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/se.cgi?arg=Heinz%20Zwack&amp;type=Name&amp;mode=exact">Heinz Zwack</a> as Heinz Nagel
German Die Rettung des Imperiums
1989Translated by Jean Bonnefoy
French
Prélude à fondation?Prelude a fondation
1989 Italian Preludio alla Fondazione
1991Translated by Baranyi Gyula
Hungarian
Az Alapítvány előtt?Az Alapitvany elott
1993Translated by Emilian Bazac
Romanian
Preludiul Fundației?Preludiul Fundatiei
1994Translated by Anu Niroma
Finnish Säätiön alkusoitto
1998Translated by J. Santos Tavares
Portuguese
Prelúdio à fundação?Preludio a fundacao
2013Translated by Henrique B. Szolnoky
Portuguese Prelúdio à Fundação
Year Language Title
1991 Italian Preludio alla Fondazione (Complete Novel)

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Prelude op de Foundation 1988-00-00 Isaac Asimov Bruna 90-229-5543-5   448
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Checkmark
Preludijum za zadužbinu 1988-00-00 Isak Asimov Polaris Beograd (SF biblioteka Polaris)     374
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.
novel Checkmark
Prelude to Foundation 1988-05-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation 0-385-24585-8
$125.00?$: US dollar
403
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Checkmark
Prelude to Foundation 1988-05-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation 0-385-23313-2
$18.95?$: US dollar
x+
403
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Boris Vallejo Checkmark
Prelude to Foundation 1988-06-00 Isaac Asimov The Easton Press (Signed First Editions of Science Fiction #1) 106-001
$35.00?$: US dollar
xviii+
403
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Checkmark
Prelude to Foundation 1988-08-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation / SFBC 13685
$6.98?$: US dollar
x+
432
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Boris Vallejo Checkmark
Prelude to Foundation 1988-10-00 Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-246-13048-2
£11.95?£: UK pound
461
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Tim White  
Prelude to Foundation 1989-00-00 Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-07111-3
£3.50?£: UK pound
460
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.
novel Tim White Checkmark
Prelude to Foundation 1989-00-00 Isaac Asimov Bantam Spectra 0-553-27839-8
$4.95?$: US dollar
x+
434
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.
novel Will Cormier Checkmark
Die Rettung des Imperiums 1989-00-00 Isaac Asimov Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #7815) 3-453-02914-3
DM 12.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
490
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel Michael Whelan  
Prélude à fondation 1989-03-00 Isaac Asimov
Presses de la Cité?Presses de la Cite
(Univers sans limites)
2-258-02597-4
F120.00?F: French frank
344
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel W. Siudmak  
Prelude to Foundation 1989-04-00 Isaac Asimov Bantam Spectra 0-553-27839-8
$4.95?$: US dollar
x+
434
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.
novel Will Cormier Checkmark
Preludio alla Fondazione 1989-04-00 Isaac Asimov Mondadori (Altri Mondi #14) 88-04-32450-3
Lit 25,000?Lit: Italian lira
406
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Oscar Chichoni  
Prélude à fondation 1989-10-00 Isaac Asimov France Loisirs 2-7242-4640-3   536
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Prelude to Foundation 1989-10-26 Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-07111-3
£3.99?£: UK pound
460
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.
novel Tim White Checkmark
Prelude to Foundation 1990-00-00 Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-07111-3
£3.99?£: UK pound
460
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.
novel Tim White Checkmark
Prelude op de Foundation 1990-00-00 Isaac Asimov Bruna 90-229-7937-7   448
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.
novel Checkmark
Az Alapítvány előtt?Az Alapitvany elott
1991-00-00 Isaac Asimov
Móra Ferenc Ifjúsági Könyvkiadó?Mora Ferenc Ifjusagi Konyvkiado
(
Galaktika Fantasztikus Könyvek?Galaktika Fantasztikus Konyvek
)
963-11-6774-7
Ft 198?Ft: Hungarian forint
504
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.
novel Jantner János Checkmark
Urania #1149 1991-03-24 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Mondadori 1149
Lit 4,500?Lit: Italian lira
272
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Vicente Segrelles  
Prelude to Foundation 1991-10-00 Isaac Asimov Bantam Spectra 0-553-27839-8
$5.99?$: US dollar
434
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.
novel Steve Youll  
Prelude to Foundation 1991-12-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday (The Isaac Asimov Collection) 0-385-43301-2
$12.95?$: US dollar
x+
403
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Steve Youll Checkmark
Prelude op de Foundation 1993-00-00 Isaac Asimov Bruna 90-229-8131-2   448
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel  
Preludiul Fundației?Preludiul Fundatiei
1993-00-00 Isaac Asimov Editura Nemira (Nautilus #013) 973-9144-32-2   364
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel  
Prélude à fondation 1993-12-00 Isaac Asimov Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5380) 2-266-03471-5   446
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.
novel W. Siudmak  
Säätiön alkusoitto 1994-00-00 Isaac Asimov Werner Söderström Osakeyhtiö 951-0-19388-7   384
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Prelude to Foundation 1994-08-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-586-07111-3
£5.99?£: UK pound
460
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.
novel Fred Gambino  
Die Rettung des Imperiums 1995-00-00 Isaac Asimov Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #7815) 3-453-02914-3
DM 16.90?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
490
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel Michael Whelan Checkmark
Die Rettung des Imperiums 1997-00-00 Isaac Asimov Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #8107) 3-453-12772-2    
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Thomas Thiemeyer  
Prelúdio à fundação?Preludio a fundacao
1998-00-00 Isaac Asimov Livros do Brasil (Argonauta Gigante #1) 972-38-1653-9   251
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel A. Pedro  
Le déclin de Trantor 2000-01-00 Isaac Asimov France Loisirs 2-7441-3449-X   xxxvii+
1011
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Ed Emshwiller  
Prélude à fondation 2001-04-00 Isaac Asimov Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5380) 2-266-03471-5   446
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.
novel W. Siudmak  
Prélude à fondation?Prelude a fondation
2002-04-00 Isaac Asimov Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5380) 2-266-03471-5   446
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.
novel W. Siudmak  
Prelude to Foundation 2004-09-00 Isaac Asimov Bantam Spectra 0-553-27839-8
$7.99?$: US dollar
493
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.
novel Stephen Youll Checkmark
Prelude to Foundation 2004-09-00 Isaac Asimov Bantam Spectra 0-553-27839-8
$7.99?$: US dollar
493
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.
novel Stephen Youll  
Prelude to Foundation 2008-06-26 Isaac Asimov Paw Prints 978-1-4395-0717-9
$16.99?$: US dollar
 
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Stephen Youll  
Prelude to Foundation 2012-03-14 Isaac Asimov Ballantine Books 978-0-553-90095-8
$7.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel Steve Youll  
Prelúdio à Fundação 2013-11-28 Isaac Asimov Editora Aleph 978-85-7657-161-2
R$56.00?R$: Brazilian real
456
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel Studio DelRey  
Prelude to Foundation 2016-11-17 Isaac Asimov Harper Voyager (UK) 978-0-00-811748-1
£8.99?£: UK pound
402
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel Mike Topping  
Fundação: declínio e ascensão 2018-09-22 Isaac Asimov Editora Aleph 978-85-7657-193-3
R$215.00?R$: Brazilian real
1736
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni  
Prelude to Foundation 2020-12-15 Isaac Asimov Del Rey 978-0-593-15997-2
$17.00?$: US dollar
448
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel  
Prelude to Foundation 2021-09-16 Isaac Asimov Harper Voyager (UK) 978-0-00-738482-2
£6.49?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
Prelúdio à Fundação 2021-09-30 Isaac Asimov Editora Aleph 978-658-606487-2
R$69.90?R$: Brazilian real
512
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel Michael Whelan  
Fundação: declínio e ascensão 2021-09-30 Isaac Asimov Editora Aleph 978-658-606490-2
R$249.90?R$: Brazilian real
1994
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Michael Whelan  
Prelude to Foundation date unknown Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-07111-3
£4.99?£: UK pound
460
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.
novel Tim White Checkmark
Prelude to Foundation date unknown Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 978-0-586-07111-3
£8.99?£: UK pound
460
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.
novel Fred Gambino Checkmark
Prelude to Foundation date unknown Isaac Asimov Bantam Spectra 0-553-27839-8
$6.99?$: US dollar
x+
434
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.
novel Stephen Youll Checkmark
Prelude to Foundation date unknown Isaac Asimov Bantam Spectra 0-553-27839-8
$4.95?$: US dollar
x+
434
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.
novel Will Cormier Checkmark
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