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The Caves of Steel. 1954 The Caves of Steel
by Isaac Asimov
First Edition 1954.
New York.
Hardback in dust jacket.
Cover illustration by Jean Morton and Ruth Ray.
224 pages.
Price: $2.95.

The Caves of Steel, a Robot novel by Isaac Asimov.

Part 1 of the Elijah Baley and R. Daneel Olivaw series.

First published as a three part serial in Galaxy running from October to December 1953.

The image opposite and the blurb below are from the 1976 printing of the Granada/Panther Science Fiction paperback edition, SBN 586008357. Cover illustration by Chris Foss.

Publisher’s Blurb – Lower Cover

A Spaceman -- a specialist in robotics -- has been murdered. Lije Baley, a plainclothesman of his time, combs the vast caves of steel in a tense hunt for a lone fanatic, for a murderer and for the solution to an almost perfect crime that could set an entire galaxy ablaze.

This masterly science fiction novel of suspense by the world’s greatest SF author has all the pace, invention and excitement that readers all over the world have come to expect from Isaac Asimov.

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