FOUNDATION [with] FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE [with] SECOND FOUNDATION. New York: Gnome Press Publishers, later Gnome Press, Inc., [1951-1953]. Octavo, three volumes, first volume bound in cloth, others in boards. First editions, first printings, bindings, and dust jackets where required. The first three volumes of the Foundation series, awarded a special Hugo in 1966 for best all-time series. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-46. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 819-31. The top edge of the text block of FOUNDATION is a bit darkened, magazine sources of the stories written in ink in a neat hand on contents page, it is a nearly fine copy in a bright, nearly fine dust jacket with light wear at upper spine end, just a bit of rubbing at lower spine end and front corner tips, and some very faint internal foxing to spine panel (no show through on outer surface); FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE is a bright, nearly fine copy with some light rubbing to the boards at the spine ends and corner tips in a bright, nearly fine dust jacket with minor dust soiling to rear panel; SECOND FOUNDATION is a bright, nearly fine copy that has a minor bruise at the upper spine end and a slight spine lean in a fine dust jacket with a faint matching bruise at the upper spine end. Overall, a very attractive set. (#80762).