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Title: Foundation Title Record # 17332
Author: Isaac Asimov
Date: 1951-00-00
Type: COLLECTION
Series: Foundation
Series Number: 1
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: Wikipedia: Foundation is the first novel in Isaac Asimov's Foundation Trilogy (later expanded into The Foundation Series). Foundation is a cycle of five interrelated short stories, first published as a single book by Gnome Press in 1951. Collectively they tell the story of the Foundation, an institute to preserve the best of galactic civilization after the collapse of the Galactic Empire.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations Translated Serializations
Year Title
1955 The 1,000 Year Plan
Year Language Title
1957 French Fondation
1961 Portuguese Fundaçăo
1961 Spanish Fundacion!
1966 German Der Tausendjahresplan
1970 Dutch Foundation
1971 Hungarian AlapítványQuestion mark
1971 Italian Cronache della Galassia
1976 Dutch De Foundation
1976 Finnish Säätiö
1983 German Die Stiftung
1991 German Foundation
1993 Italian Fondazione
1998 Portuguese Fundaçăo
2015 French Fondation
Year Language Title
1963 Italian Cronache della Galassia (Complete Novel)

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Foundation 1951-08-30 Isaac Asimov Gnome Press   $2.75 255 hc coll David Kyle Checkmark
Foundation 1953-00-00 Isaac Asimov Weidenfeld & Nicolson (Science Fiction Shelf)   10/6 246 hc coll  
Foundation 1955-00-00 Isaac Asimov Weidenfeld & Nicolson   5/- 256 hc coll  
No World of Their Own / The 1,000 Year Plan 1955-00-00 Poul Anderson, Isaac Asimov Ace Books (Ace Double #D-110) #D-110 $0.35 158+
160
dos omni Ed Valigursky Checkmark
The 1,000 Year Plan 1955-00-00 Isaac Asimov Ace Books #D-110 $0.25 160 pb coll Ed Valigursky Checkmark
Fondation 1957-00-00 Isaac Asimov Gallimard (Le Rayon Fantastique #44)     251 pb coll Checkmark
Foundation 1960-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther #1080 2/6 189 pb coll  
Fundaçăo 1961-00-00 Isaac Asimov Ulisseia (Tręs C #6)     205 pb coll Luís Filipe Abreu  
Fundacion! 1961-10-00 Isaac Asimov Cenit (Ciencia ficción (Cenit) #23) #23   229 pb coll Andreu  
The 1,000 Year Plan 1962-00-00 Isaac Asimov Ace Books #D-538 $0.35 160 pb coll Ed Valigursky Checkmark
Foundation 1963-09-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday   $3.50 227 hc coll Roger Zimmerman Checkmark
I Capolavori di Urania #317bis 1963-09-00 ed. Carlo Fruttero Arnoldo Mondadori Editore #317bis 200 Lit 200 digest mag Karel Thole Checkmark
The Foundation Trilogy 1963-10-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC   $2.20 227+
227+
225
hc omni Checkmark
Foundation 1964-08-00 Isaac Asimov Panther #1080 3/6 189 pb coll Checkmark
Fundacion 1965-00-00 Isaac Asimov E.D.H.A.S.A. (Colección Nebulae #105) #105   229 pb coll  
Fondation / Fondation et empire / Seconde fondation 1965-05-20 Isaac Asimov OPTA (Club du Livre d'Anticipation #1)     xx+
575
hc omni Checkmark
Foundation 1965-12-00 Isaac Asimov Panther #1080 3/6 189 pb coll Checkmark
Fondation 1966-00-00 Isaac Asimov Denoël (Présence du Futur #89)     251 pb coll  
An Isaac Asimov Omnibus 1966-10-00 Isaac Asimov Sidgwick & Jackson   30/- 189+
172+
187
hc omni  
Foundation 1966-10-00 Isaac Asimov Avon #S224 $0.60 200 pb coll Don Punchatz Checkmark
Foundation 1966-10-00 Isaac Asimov Avon #S224 C$0.60 200 pb coll Don Punchatz Checkmark
Der Tausendjahresplan 1966-10-00 Isaac Asimov Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3080) #3080 DM 2.40 175 pb coll Atelier Heinrichs & Bachmann Checkmark
Foundation 1967-03-00 Isaac Asimov Avon #S224 C$0.60 200 pb coll Don Punchatz Checkmark
Foundation 1968-08-00 Isaac Asimov Avon #V2248 $0.75 200 pb coll Don Punchatz Checkmark
Foundation 1969-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther #10807 5/- 189 pb coll Checkmark
The Foundation Trilogy 1969-04-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC #1932   227+
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227+
vi+
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hc omni Checkmark
Foundation 1969-10-00 Isaac Asimov Avon #V2248 $0.75 200 pb coll Don Punchatz  
Foundation Trilogie 1970-00-00 Isaac Asimov Bruna 90-229-5065-4 ƒ12.50 469 hc omni Dick Bruna Checkmark
Foundation 1970-05-00 Isaac Asimov Avon #N304 $0.95 200 pb coll Don Punchatz Checkmark
Foundation 1970-09-00 Isaac Asimov Avon #N304 $0.95 200 pb coll Don Punchatz Checkmark
AlapítványQuestion mark 1971-00-00 Isaac Asimov Kozmosz KönyvekQuestion mark (Kozmosz Fantasztikus KönyvekQuestion mark)     330 pb coll  
Foundation 1971-03-00 Isaac Asimov Avon #N304 $0.95 200 pb coll Don Punchatz  
Millemondi 1971: Trilogia galattica di Isaac Asimov 1971-06-00 Isaac Asimov Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Millemondi #1)   700 Lit 472 tp omni Karel Thole  
Foundation 1972-09-00 Isaac Asimov Avon #N304 $0.95 200 pb coll Don Punchatz Checkmark
Foundation 1973-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-01080-7 Ł0.35 189 pb coll Chris Foss Checkmark
Foundation 1973-02-00 Isaac Asimov Avon #N304 $0.95 200 pb coll Don Punchatz Checkmark
Fondation 1974-00-00 Isaac Asimov Culture, Art, Loisirs (Les chefs-d'œuvre de la science-fiction et du fantastique)     253 hc coll André Béguin Checkmark
Cronache della Galassia 1974-09-15 Isaac Asimov Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #569) #11913 950 Lit vi+
210
pb coll Karel Thole  
The Foundation Trilogy 1974-11-00 Isaac Asimov Equinox / Avon 0-380-00101-2 $3.95 227+
227+
225
tp omni Don Punchatz  
Foundation 1976-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-01080-7   189 pb coll Chris Foss Checkmark
Foundation 1976-00-00 Isaac Asimov Avon #29579 $1.50 200 pb coll Don Punchatz Checkmark
The Foundation Trilogy (boxed set) 1976-00-00 Isaac Asimov Avon 0-380-30288-8 $ 200+
191+
224
pb omni Don Punchatz Checkmark
Säätiö 1976-00-00 Isaac Asimov Werner Söderström Osakeyhtiö 951-0-07774-7   253 hc coll  
De Foundation 1976-00-00 Isaac Asimov Bruna (Bruna SF #56) 90-229-9056-7   205 pb coll Victor Linford Checkmark
The Foundation Trilogy 1976-01-15 Isaac Asimov Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-35497-6 Ł4.95 227+
viii+
227+
vi+
225
hc omni Checkmark
Fondation 1976-04-20 Isaac Asimov France Loisirs #3737-8002000   251 hc coll Benjamin Baltimore Checkmark
Foundation 1977-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-01080-7 Ł0.50 189 pb coll Chris Foss Checkmark
Foundation 1978-08-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday (Foundation #1) 0-385-05047-X $7.95 227 hc coll Roger Zimmerman Checkmark
Fondation 1979-02-28 Isaac Asimov Denoël (Présence du Futur #89)     236 pb coll R. Leygue Checkmark
Isaac Asimov 1981-00-00 Isaac Asimov Octopus / Heinemann 0-905712-61-7 Ł 864 hc omni  
Foundation 1981-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther / Granada 0-586-01080-7 Ł1.25 189 pb coll Chris Foss Checkmark
The Foundation Trilogy 1981-02-00 Isaac Asimov Avon 0-380-00101-2 $7.95 227+
225+
227
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Isaac Asimov 1982-00-00 Isaac Asimov Octopus / Heinemann 0-905712-61-7   864 hc omni Checkmark
AlapítványQuestion mark 1982-00-00 Isaac Asimov Kozmosz KönyvekQuestion mark (Kozmosz Fantasztikus KönyvekQuestion mark) 963-211-518-X   266 pb coll  
Fondation 1982-10-04 Isaac Asimov Denoël (Présence du Futur #89) 2-207-30089-7   236 pb coll R. Leygue Checkmark
The Foundation Trilogy 1982-12-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday 0-385-18830-7 $17.95 225+
227+
227
hc omni Joe Caroff Checkmark
Foundation 1983-00-00 Isaac Asimov Granada 0-246-11831-8   234 hc coll  
Foundation 1983-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-01080-7 Ł1.50 234 pb coll Tim White Checkmark
Isaac Asimov 1983-00-00 Isaac Asimov BCA - Book Club Associates     864 hc omni  
Isaac Asimov 1983-00-00 Isaac Asimov Octopus / Heinemann 0-905712-61-7 Ł 864 hc omni Checkmark
De Foundation 1983-00-00 Isaac Asimov Bruna 90-229-5335-1   156 tp coll A. van Velsen Checkmark
Foundation 1983-03-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30899-9 $2.75 236 pb coll Darrell K. Sweet  
Die Psychohistoriker 1983-04-00 Isaac Asimov Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Paperback #28108) 3-404-28108-X DM 19.80 587 tp omni  
Foundation 1983-07-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30899-9 $2.75 236 pb coll Darrell K. Sweet Checkmark
The Foundation Trilogy 1983-11-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-31205-8 $8.95 xiii+
510
tp omni Don Dixon Checkmark
The Foundation Trilogy 1983-11-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC #1932   227+
227+
225
hc omni Joe Caroff Checkmark
Foundation / I, Robot 1984-00-00 Isaac Asimov Octopus Books 0-7064-2197-3 $ 298 hc omni Checkmark
Foundation 1984-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther / Granada 0-586-01080-7 Ł1.95 234 pb coll Tim White Checkmark
Foundation 1984-04-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-31798-X $2.95 xvii+
236
pb coll Darrell K. Sweet Checkmark
Foundation 1984-07-12 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-31798-X $2.95   pb coll  
Fondation 1985-02-00 Isaac Asimov France Loisirs 2-7242-2249-0   249 hc coll Bob Layzell Checkmark
Fondation 1985-04-10 Isaac Asimov France Loisirs 2-7242-2249-0   249 hc coll Bob Layzell Checkmark
Fondation 1985-05-00 Isaac Asimov Denoël (Présence du Futur #89) 2-207-30089-7   236 pb coll R. Leygue Checkmark
Foundation 1985-12-12 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33478-7 $3.50   pb coll  
Isaac Asimov 1986-00-00 Isaac Asimov Amaranth 0-8081-6292-6   864 hc omni  
Isaac Asimov 1986-00-00 Isaac Asimov Octopus Books 1-55580-014-9   864 hc omni  
Foundation Series (Boxed Set) 1986-00-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-01759-5     pb omni  
Foundation Series (Boxed Set) 1986-00-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-00574-0 $15.80   pb omni  
Foundation 1986-00-00 Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-01080-7 Ł1.95 234 pb coll Tim White Checkmark
Foundation 1986-07-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33627-5 $3.95 285 pb coll Michael Whelan  
Foundation 1986-09-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33627-5 $3.95 285 pb coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Foundation 1987-10-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33627-5 $3.95 285 pb coll  
The Foundation Trilogy 1988-00-00 Isaac Asimov The Easton Press (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)     xiii+
510+
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Foundation 1989-06-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33627-5 $5.95 285 pb coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Foundation 1990-00-00 Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-01080-7 Ł2.99 234 pb coll Tim White Checkmark
De Foundation 1990-00-00 Isaac Asimov Bruna 90-229-7936-9   156 pb coll Checkmark
Foundation Series (Boxed Set) 1991-00-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-34050-7 $23.80   pb omni  
Foundation 1991-00-00 Isaac Asimov Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #79) 3-453-04265-4 DM 19.80 939 pb omni Giuseppe Mangoni  
Foundation 1991-08-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday (The Isaac Asimov Collection) 0-385-41950-3 $12.95 227 hc coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Foundation 1991-10-00 Isaac Asimov Bantam Spectra 0-553-29335-4 $4.99 296 pb coll Stephen Youll  
Der Tausendjahresplan / Pioniere des Kosmos 1992-00-00 Isaac Asimov, Gordon R. Dickson Das Beste (Unterwegs in die Welt von Morgen #129) 3-87070-422-5 DM 28.90 351 hc omni  
Fondation 1992-09-00 Isaac Asimov Denoël (Présence du Futur #89) 2-207-30089-7   236 pb coll Hubert De Lartigue Checkmark
AlapítványQuestion mark 1993-00-00 Isaac Asimov Móra Ferenc Ifjúsági KönyvkiadóQuestion mark (Galaktika Baráti Kör Könyvklub, Alapítvány és birodalom sorozatQuestion mark) 963-11-7101-9 Ft 290 272 pb coll Jantner János Checkmark
Fondazione 1993-06-00 Isaac Asimov Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #195)   6,000 Lit 224 pb coll Marco Patrito  
Fondation 1993-11-00 Isaac Asimov Denoël (Présence du Futur #89) 2-207-30089-7   236 pb coll Hubert De Lartigue Checkmark
Foundation 1994-00-00 Isaac Asimov Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #5200) 3-453-07412-2 DM 24.00 939 pb omni Giuseppe Mangoni Checkmark
Foundation 1994-03-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-586-01080-7 Ł4.99 234 pb coll Fred Gambino Checkmark
Foundation 1996-00-00 Isaac Asimov Bantam Spectra 0-553-29335-4 $6.99 296 pb coll Stephen Youll Checkmark
Fundaçăo 1998-00-00 Isaac Asimov Livros do Brasil (Argonauta Gigante #3) 972-38-1670-9   251 unknown coll  
Die Psychohistoriker 2000-00-00 Isaac Asimov Bastei Lübbe (Bibliothek der phantastischen Literatur #28322) 3-404-28322-8 DM 29.90 887 hc omni  
Le déclin de Trantor 2000-01-00 Isaac Asimov France Loisirs 2-7441-3449-X   xxxvii+
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hc omni Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Fondation 2000-02-00 Isaac Asimov Denoël (Présence du Futur #89) 2-207-24911-5   251 pb coll Manchu Checkmark
Die Foundation-Trilogie 2000-03-00 Isaac Asimov Heyne 3-453-16417-2 DM 20.00 905 pb omni Thomas Thiemeyer Checkmark
The Foundation Trilogy 2000-05-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC 0-7394-0903-4 $50.00 227+
227+
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hc omni Checkmark
Fondation 2000-09-14 Isaac Asimov Denoël (Folio SF #1) 2-07-041570-8   251 pb coll Hiroshi Yagi Checkmark
Foundation 2001-06-00 Isaac Asimov Voyager Classics / HarperCollins (Voyager Classics #3) 0-00-711587-3 Ł7.99 234 tp coll  
Foundation 2001-08-00 Isaac Asimov Meulenhoff (M=SF #364) 90-290-6996-1   590 hc omni Donato Giancola  
Die Psychohistoriker 2002-00-00 Isaac Asimov Bastei Lübbe (Bibliothek der phantastischen Literatur #28322) 3-404-28322-8 € 14.95 887 hc omni  
Fondation 2003-10-00 Isaac Asimov Denoël (Folio SF #1) 2-07-041570-8   251 pb coll Hiroshi Yagi Checkmark
Die Foundation-Trilogie 2004-00-00 Isaac Asimov Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 3-453-16417-2 €10.90 [1]+
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pb omni Thomas Thiemeyer Checkmark
Foundation 2004-06-00 Isaac Asimov Bantam Spectra 0-553-80371-9 $24.00 244 hc coll Stephen Youll  
Foundation 2004-06-00 Isaac Asimov Bantam Spectra 0-553-90034-X $6.99   pb coll  
Foundation 2004-06-00 Isaac Asimov Bantam Spectra 0-553-29335-4 $7.99 296 pb coll Stephen Youll Checkmark
Foundation 2004-06-00 Isaac Asimov Bantam Spectra 0-553-29335-4 $7.99 296 pb coll Stephen Youll  
The Foundation Trilogy 2004-07-00 Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Book Club 0-7394-4405-0 $14.99 609 hc omni Michael Whelan Checkmark
Die Foundation-Trilogie 2006-00-00 Isaac Asimov Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 978-3-453-16417-8   912 pb omni  
Foundation 2008-04-29 Isaac Asimov Bantam Spectra 978-0-553-38257-0 $14.00 244 tp coll Stephen Youll  
Foundation 2008-06-26 Isaac Asimov Paw Prints 978-1-4395-0713-1 $16.99   hc coll  
Foundation, Foundation and Empire, Second Foundation 2010-11-02 Isaac Asimov Alfred A. Knopf (Everyman's Library #332) 978-0-307-59396-2 $30.00 648 hc omni  
The Foundation Trilogy 2011-11-25 Isaac Asimov Barnes & Noble Books (Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classics) 978-0-307-29206-3 $20.00 747 hc omni Michael Whelan  
The Foundation Trilogy 2012-00-00 Isaac Asimov The Folio Society   Ł75.00 792 hc omni Alex Wells (artist)  
Fondation : romans 1 2015-10-25 Isaac Asimov Gallimard (Folio SF) 978-2-07-046361-9 €14.90 829 tp omni Johann Goutard  
Foundation 2016-09-22 Isaac Asimov Harper Voyager (UK) 978-0-00-811749-8 Ł8.99 240 tp coll  
Die Foundation-Trilogie 2017-09-00 Isaac Asimov Heyne 978-3-453-31867-0 €12.99 880 tp omni  
Foundation date unknown Isaac Asimov Avon 0-380-00914-5 $1.50 200 pb coll  
Foundation date unknown Isaac Asimov Avon 0-380-00914-5 $1.50 200 pb coll Don Punchatz Checkmark
Foundation date unknown Isaac Asimov Avon 0-380-50963-6 $2.25 200 pb coll Don Punchatz Checkmark
Foundation date unknown Isaac Asimov Avon #23168 $1.25 200 pb coll Don Punchatz Checkmark
Foundation date unknown Isaac Asimov Avon 0-380-00914-5 $1.75 200 pb coll Don Punchatz  
Foundation date unknown Isaac Asimov Bantam Spectra 0-553-29335-4 $7.50 296 pb coll Stephen Youll Checkmark
Foundation date unknown Isaac Asimov Gnome Press   $2.75 255 hc coll David Kyle Checkmark
The Foundation Trilogy date unknown Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC 1-56865-059-0   227+
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Foundation date unknown Isaac Asimov Bantam Spectra 0-553-29335-4 $6.99 296 pb coll Stephen Youll Checkmark
Foundation date unknown Isaac Asimov Avon #N304 $0.95 200 pb coll Don Punchatz Checkmark
Foundation date unknown Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-01080-7 Ł3.50 234 pb coll Tim White Checkmark
The Foundation Trilogy date unknown Isaac Asimov Avon 0-380-00101-2 $ 227+
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The Foundation Trilogy date unknown Isaac Asimov Avon #52241   200+
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The Foundation Trilogy date unknown Isaac Asimov Avon #30288   200+
224+
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The Foundation Trilogy date unknown Isaac Asimov Avon 0-380-00101-2 $5.95 227+
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The Foundation Trilogy date unknown Isaac Asimov Equinox / Avon 0-380-00101-2 $4.95 227+
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tp omni Don Punchatz Checkmark
Foundation date unknown Isaac Asimov Avon 0-380-50963-6 $2.25 200 pb coll Don Punchatz Checkmark
Foundation date unknown Isaac Asimov Voyager / HarperCollins 0-586-01080-7 Ł4.99 234 pb coll Fred Gambino Checkmark
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