THE STARS, LIKE DUST. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1951. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Asimov's third sf book and second sf novel. Asimov's first three published novels are set earlier in the galactic empire future history of the Foundation stories, but have no direct connection with them. THE STARS, LIKE DUST is a space opera in which rebels fight the powerful war lords of Tyrann whose goal is the domination of the Galaxy. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 239. Cloth lightly rubbed at edges, top edge of text block a little dusty, else a fine copy in near fine dust jacket with mild rubbing to corners and spine ends and fading of color of title lettering on spine panel. (#111864).
First edition so stated on copyright page.