First edition, first printing of Foundation and Empire by Isaac Asimov, in the publisher’s first state dust jacket.
Octavo, 247pp. Red cloth, title stamped in black on spine, small illustration stamped in black on front panel. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. Cloth worn along bottom edge, wear at spine ends. Front hinge starting, light but even toning to leaves. In the publisher’s first state dust jacket, $2.75 on front flap, archival repairs to verso, closed tear to rear flap, chipping along top edge, soiling to back panel. A presentable copy.
Foundation and Empire is the second book in Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Series. It was preceded by Foundation and followed by Second Foundation.