New York: Doubleday / A FOUNDATION BOOK, 1988. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. Tall 8vo, red quarter cloth with gold lettering on spine over black boards, archivally-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) illustrated by Boris Vallejo, black endpapers, 403 pages +  About the Author. Fine / Fine. Item #4004
PRELUDE TO FOUNDATION is Isaac Asimov's discussion about the origin and importance of his Foundations Series. Foundation's Edge won both the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1983. It was also nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1982.
Isaac Asimov (1920–1992) was one of the great American writers of science fiction and popular science as well as professor of biochemistry at Boston University. He wrote or edited more than 500 books. Along with Robert A. Heinlein and Arthur C. Clarke, he is considered one of the "Big Three" science fiction writers. Asimov's most famous work is the FOUNDATION SERIES.--Wikipedia abridged.
SUPERIOR CONDITION! Internally clean, bright, and tight. Slight rubbing to extremities of otherwise Fine dj. No remainder markings.