New York City: Doubleday & Company, 1972. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #010587
8vo., 540pp. Sharp Stated First Edition, Square, tight and clean throughout with some mild bumping to spine ends. Top page edges with a bit of soiling. Small, neat ownership signature on front end-paper. Very attractive unclipped dust jacket, ($10.00), has some mild edge wear and a tiny tear near the crown. Panels lightly toning and some soiling to rear panel. Inscribed, signed and dated by Asimov on the title page to clearly a close friend or associate, "To ___, This book, The Early Asimov, a practice shot for my autobiography. Isaac Asimov, 15 June, 1979." A very handsome collectible copy of a First Edition very rarely found signed.