Item #18085 Isaac Asimov's I, Robot, 1956. Isaac Asimov.

Isaac Asimov's I, Robot, 1956


I, Robot, Isaac Asimov. Signet books: New York, 1956. Measures 4.25" x 7". Soft cover reprint of original hardcover edition. 192 pages. Front cover illustration shows large gray robot carrying smaller body of a human in astronaut gear while another robot watches from behind them, feet planted on a foreign planet set against the dark sky of outer space. I, Robot is a "fixup novel" of shorter science fiction works written by Asimov and published in Super Science Stories magazine and Astounding Science Fiction magazine from 1940-50 before being compiled into a stand-alone publication by Gnome Press in 1950 for a first edition of 5,000 copies. Book includes the short story in which Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics first appear, a concept that would have major impact on science fiction as well as the ethics surrounding Artificial Intelligence. Line running down front cover alongside spine where book was creased in opening. Text block clean and tight. Very good condition.

Item #18085

Price: $285.00