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Asimov's Annotated Don Juan (Signed by Isaac Asimov)

Lord [George Gordon] Byron; Isaac Asimov

Doubleday 1972

Binding:  Hardback  |  Condition: Very Good  | 

First edition of Asimov's celebrated annotated edition of Byron's sprawling, unfinished epic poem. Asimov's copious notes not only provide a wealth of context and explanation but are frequently amusing and/or acerbic. With b/w double page illustrations by the iconic graphic designer Milton Glaser. Complete with near-fine decorated slipcase. With a short biography of Byron. Signed and inscribed by Asimov to Maurice Fogel, the British Magician and mentalist, whom Asimov seemed to admire, though an active skeptic. Large 8vo. (265x190mm) 1151pp. Dust jacket has some sunning to spine, some mild bumping to edges and a very small nick to spine. Cream cloth boards are clean and prim.. Contents bright and binding tight. Very good/near fine in a good+ DJ.

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