London: Grayson & Grayson, Ltd., 1952. First U.K. Edition. Asimov's best-known work, a collection of "Nine "postironic" robot stories, originally published 1940-1950, with new material added for continuity. Contains Asimov's famous Three Laws of Robotics and involves the history of U.S. Robots and Mechanical Men, Inc., and the strong-willed "robopsychologist" Dr. Susan Calvin" (Barron, Anatomy of Wonder 3-20). Item #6401
First Impression. Octavo (19.25cm); green paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in black on spine; dustjacket; xiv,15-224pp. Gentle sunning to upper board edges, else a fresh, Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced 8/6 net), spine-sunned, lightly edgeworn, with some faint vertical creasing along the front joint, and a small patch of adhesive pull on verso (along the rear joint), resulting in a small 1cm tear; Very Good+.