FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE. New York: Gnome Press Publishers, . Octavo, boards. First edition, first printing (or first state). Sheets bulk 1.8 cm, publisher's imprint on spine panel measures 2.2 cm. The second volume of the Foundation series, awarded a special Hugo in 1966 for best all-time series. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-12. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 819-31. Currey, p. 17 (printing A, binding A). Boards rubbed at spine ends and along lower edges, mild abrasion to front free endpaper, a very good copy in good first printing dust jacket (priced $2.75 on the front flap) with wear and internal and external tape mends along top and bottom edges, 10x15 mm chip from top edge of spine panel, and some dust soiling to rear panel. (#172590).
First edition so stated on copyright page.