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 spine ends, short closed tear at lower front flap fold with faint associated wrinkle on front panel, and fading to the pinkish-orange ink on the spine panel. Presents well overall. (#142712).
First edition so stated on copyright page.