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I, Robot


Other works by ISAAC ASIMOV

Publication: Gnome Press, Inc, Publishers, 1950, New York

First edition. 8vo. Signed by the author on the front free fly leaf. Fine, bright copy in dust jacket lightly faded on the spine. Asimov's best-known work, a collection of "Nine "postironic" robot stories, originally published 1940-1950, with new material added for continuity. Contains Asimov's famous Three Laws of Robotics and involves the history of U.S. Robots and Mechanical Men, Inc., and the strong-willed "robopsychologist" Dr. Susan Calvin" (Barron, Anatomy of Wonder 3-20). An attractive copy of this 20th century science fiction cornerstone. Basis for the 2014 film directed by Alex Proyas and starring Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan, and Alan Tudyk. Housed in a cloth clamshell case with leather spine label and titles stamped in gilt.

Inventory Number: 50457