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Isaac Asimov PRELUDE TO FOUNDATION First Edition 1988

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Isaac Asimov and his Foundation series, including Prelude to Foundation, forms a major cornerstone of modern science fiction. This “Prelude” was published long after the original three Foundation volumes as a “Prequels” to provide insight into the life of Hari Seldon, the inventor of psychohistory, on which all else is based.

DESCRIPTION: Published in 1988, first edition, hardcover, with unclipped dust jacket, blue paper and red cloth cover boards, title stamped in gold on the spine, title blind stamped on cover. The book measures 6 ¼ x 9 ½ inches, 403 pages.

CONDITION: Both the dust jacket and the underlying book are in excellent, close to new, condition. There is a slightly noticeable lighter spot on the top of the front cover (you can see it if you look carefully at the photo) that is duplicated on the top of the blue free front endpaper, but no stains in the text block. No shelf wear, no bumped corners. All pages are present, clean and tight.

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(155)
Reviewed by Wendy
5 out of 5 stars
Apr 16, 2018
Book is ever better than expected! Super duper fast shipping and excellent customer service. A+ all the way. Thank you!
THE LONGHORNS by J. Frank Dobie, Illustrated by Tom Lea 1941

Reviewed by Francine
5 out of 5 stars
Apr 10, 2018
The item was in perfect shape, it was packaged very carefully. I would highly recommend this seller!
CREPES Cookbook by BETTER HOMES and Gardens 1976

Reviewed by greenwitch67
5 out of 5 stars
Feb 12, 2018
Gorgeous vintage edition, arrived fast, packaged carefully. Couldn't be happier!
ISAK DINESEN Winter’s Tales 11 Short Stories 1942

Reviewed by Gary Becker
5 out of 5 stars
Feb 1, 2018
Good Cookie book with lots of ideas and all with fast delivery-Thanks!
Around the World MAKING COOKIES by Josephine Perry, Signed 1st edition 1940

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There is no similar reasonably priced international shipping rate, but I will happily ship internationally and will provide international customers with a shipping cost to your location upon request.
I try to ship the next day after you order. US Shipping will generally be by USPS Media Mail.

Note that magazines or any items containing any form of advertising, while meeting the definition of Media Mail as most of us would define it, do not meet the definition of the Post Office. Therefore they can not be sent media mail, so an item weighing less than 16 ounces will be mailed first class, over 16 ounces will either be mailed Priority or Parcel.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING:

I will ship worldwide - please see the shipping quotes in our listings, or contact me if your location is not listed.

International orders that weigh 4 pounds or less (when packaged) are shipped via USPS International First Class Mail (typically 6-21 days in transit).

Items that weigh more than 4 pounds will be packaged and shipped as economically as possible. If you would like Priority Shipping (almost certainly more expensive unless the item is very heavy, but with 6-10 day delivery) please contact me and let me know.

PLEASE NOTE that any custom fees, duties (tariffs), or taxes are the sole responsibility of the buyer. Because every country has different fees, these charges are NOT included in the shipping charges in our listings. Please contact your local customs office to determine what these fees will be before making your purchase. You may also check http://www.dutycalculator.com/ to determine any additional fees.
There is no similar reasonably priced international shipping rate, but I will happily ship internationally and will provide international customers with a shipping cost to your location upon request.

Isaac Asimov PRELUDE TO FOUNDATION First Edition 1988

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1980s
  • Materials: paper, cardboard
  • Feedback: 155 reviews
  • Favorited by: 2 people

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