ASIMOV ON SCIENCE FICTION, by Isaac Asimov - 1981 [Signed, DJ]


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Asimov on Science Fiction

by Isaac Asimov 

Book Club Edition, signed by the author.  Garden City, NY:  Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1981  

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition, with a VERY GOOD DJ.

  • Gray covers half bound in black are mostly clean.  Corners at head are bumped. 
  • Spine has turquoise blue text and is bright with bumped foot end. 
  • Binding is secure. 
  • Pastedowns and feps have some light foxing at back cover, owner marks obscured by white-out.  See photos. 
  • Ex libris book features an owner's bookplate on front pastedown.  See photos.
  • Signed and inscribed on title page.  See photos.
  • Interior exhibits minimal signs of age and wear.  A small red ink mark on copyright page.  See photos. 
  • Text block edges have stippled edges at foot, some foxing at fore edge.  
  • DJ looks great behind Mylar and is backed with archival paper.
  • Close examination of DJ reveals light edgewear including possible bumps, rubbing, and/or tiny closed tears, chipping at corners.  See photos.  
  • PS2023.0830

318 pages. 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 inches

A collection of writings by Isaac Asimov (1920-1992) on the subject of writing science fiction.  A prolific author, Asimov not only wrote hundreds of books, but he also wrote copiously about the enterprise of writing books.  This volume brings together fifty-five essays that originally appeared in a variety of publications. 

Book Club Edition.  Signed and inscribed by author on title page.

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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