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Asimov's Original Foundation Stories

"We have done; and our work is over.  The Galactic Empire is falling, but is culture shall not die, and provision has been made for a new and greater culture to develop therefrom.  The two Scientific Refuges we have planned have been established: one at each end of the Galaxy, at Terminus and at Star's End.  They are in operation and already moving along the inevitable lines we have drawn for them."

— Hari Seldon, "Foundation"
(Astounding, May 1942, p. 38)


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Foundation

Image - Astounding Science Fiction, May 1942

Unrelated cover illustration by Hubert Rogers (served by Galactic Central).

"Foundation," Isaac Asimov, Astounding Science Fiction, Vol. 29, No. 3, May 1942, pp. 38-52, with interior illustration by Manuel Rey Isip, and reprinted:

• as "The Encyclopedists," in Foundation, Gnome Press, 1951, with dust jacket illustration by David A. Kyle.


Image - Astounding Science Fiction, June 1942

Cover illustration by Hubert Rogers (served by Galactic Central).

"Bridle and Saddle," Isaac Asimov, Astounding Science Fiction, Vol. 29, No. 4, June 1942, pp. 9-30, with cover illustration by Hubert Rogers and interior illustration by Charles Schneeman, and reprinted:

• as "The Mayors," in Foundation, Gnome Press, 1951, with dust jacket illustration by David A. Kyle.


Image - Astounding Science Fiction, October 1944

Unrelated cover illustration by William Timmons (served by Galactic Central).

"The Wedge," Isaac Asimov, Astounding Science Fiction, Vol. 34, No. 2, October 1944, pp. 64-79, with interior illustration by Frank Kramer, and reprinted:

• as "The Traders," in Foundation, Gnome Press, 1951, with dust jacket illustration by David A. Kyle.


(Note: While "The Wedge" was originally published after "The Big and the Little," it takes place prior to "The Big and the Little.")


Image - Astounding Science Fiction, August 1944

Cover illustration by William Timmons (served by Galactic Central).

"The Big and the Little," Isaac Asimov, Astounding Science Fiction, Vol. 33, No. 6, August 1944, pp. 7-54, with cover illustration by William Timmons and interior illustration by Paul Orban, and reprinted:

• as "The Merchant Princes," in Foundation, Gnome Press, 1951, with dust jacket illustration by David A. Kyle.


Foundation and Empire

Image - Astounding Science Fiction, April 1945

Cover illustration by William Timmins (served by Galactic Central).

"Dead Hand," Isaac Asimov, Astounding Science Fiction, Vol. 35, No. 2, April 1945, pp. 6-60, with cover illustration by William Timmins and interior illustration by Paul Orban, and reprinted:

• as "The General," in Foundation and Empire, Gnome Press, 1952, with dust jacket illustration by Edd Cartier.


Image - Astounding Science Fiction, November 1945

Cover illustration by William Timmins (served by Galactic Central).

"The Mule (part 1)," Isaac Asimov, Astounding Science Fiction, Vol. 36, No. 3, November 1945, pp. 7-53, with cover illustration by William Timmins and interior illustration by Paul Orban, and reprinted:

• as "The Mule (part 1)," in Foundation and Empire, Gnome Press, 1952, with dust jacket illustration by Edd Cartier.


Image - Astounding Science Fiction, December 1945

Unrelated cover illustration by William Timmins (served by Galactic Central).

"The Mule (part 2)," Isaac Asimov, Astounding Science Fiction, Vol. 36, No. 4, December 1945, pp. 60-98, with interior illustration by Paul Orban, and reprinted:

• as "The Mule (part 2)," in Foundation and Empire, Gnome Press, 1952, with dust jacket illustration by Edd Cartier.


Second Foundation

Image - Astounding Science Fiction, January 1948

Cover illustration by Hubert Rogers (served by Galactic Central).

"Now You See It . . .," Isaac Asimov, Astounding Science Fiction, Vol. 40, No. 5, January 1948, pp. 7-61, with cover illustration and interior illustration by Hubert Rogers, and reprinted:

• as "Search by the Mule," in Second Foundation, Gnome Press, 1951, with dust jacket illustration by Ric Binkley.



Image - Punchatz's FoundationImage - Punchatz's Foundation and EmpireImage - Punchatz's Second Foundation
Cover illustrations by Don Punchatz (1966)

Image - Sweet's FoundationImage - Sweet's Foundation and EmpireImage - Sweet's Second Foundation
Cover illustrations by Darrell K. Sweet (1983)

Image - Whelan's FoundationImage - Whelan's Foundation and EmpireImage - Whelan's Second Foundation
Cover illustrations by Micheal Whelan (1986)

Image - Youll's FoundationImage - Youll's Foundation and EmpireImage - Youll's Second Foundation
Cover illustrations by Stephen Youll (1991)



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