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. A fine copy in very good or better dust jacket with light wear to corners, 15 mm closed tear along bottom edge of rear flap fold, and spine ends and some internal age-darkening with some show through on rear panel. (#138685).
First edition so stated on copyright page.