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Publication: The Caves of Steel

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  • Publication: The Caves of SteelPublication Record # 938983
  • Author: Isaac Asimov
  • Date: 1974-00-00
  • ISBN: 0-586-00835-7 [978-0-586-00835-5]
  • Publisher: Panther / Granada
  • Price:
    0.40?: UK pound
  • Pages: 206
  • 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: NOVEL
  • Cover: The Caves of Steel (1973) • by Chris Foss
  • Notes: Dated 9th printing of the 1958 edition. Note that there are two versions of this 1974 publication, distinguishable only by the colour of the text Asimov on the spine. For this printing, Asimov is in light blue, on the other 1974 printing the colour is the same light green as used on the back cover for A Full-Length Asimov Mystery. All the other colourations are the same. Title page:
    • "Panther"
    Copyright page:
    • "Granada Publishing Limited"
    • "Published in 1958 by Panther Books Ltd"
    • "Frogmore, St Albans, Herts AL2 2NF"
    • "Reprinted 1962, 1964, 1967, 1969, 1971 (twice), [over] 1973, 1974"
    • "First published in Great Britain by [over] T. V. Boardman and Co Ltd 1954"
    • "Made and printed in Great Britain by [over] C. Nicholls & Company Ltd [over] The Philips Park Press, Manchester"
    • No author copyright statement. No ISBN.
    Back cover:
    • "Cover illustration by Chris Foss"
    • Signature visible at lower, extreme right-edge; may be cropped on some copies.
    • "U.K. 40p; Canada $1.50; Australia $1.20; New Zealand $1.20"
    • A Full-Length Asimov Mystery text in light green.
    • "586 00835 7 [over] 3"
    Spine:
    • Asimov in light blue; The Caves of Steel, Panther 586 00835 7 [over] 3 in white lettering, all on black ground.
    Front cover: Asimov in white; Panther Science Fiction and The Caves of Steel in yellow; 586 00835 7 3 in white. Novel starts on unnumbered page 9. Gloss cover.
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