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 good dust jacket with wear along top and bottom edges, mainly spine ends and corner tips, several short closed edge tears with internal tape mends, pink ink on spine panel faded mostly to white, and clipped price. (#159520).
First edition so stated on copyright page.