Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1972. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Item #49930
Collects twenty-seven of Asimo's stories, each prefaced by him. "The stories have 'workshop' utility; Asimov's accounts of how they were devised and compsed can be instructive to would-be SF writers even today." Barron; Antomy of Wonder 4, 3-11. Bookplate of George W. Earley on the front paste-down endpaper. George Earley was an early science fiction fan and reviewer of sf books from the late 1940's onto the 1990's. Near fine in near fine, bright dust jacket.