Prelude to Foundation by Isaac Asimov
Paperback. Condition: Good-. 1989. Bantam Spectra.
Mild edge-wear, spine cocked, pages warped slightly. Clean interior.
It is the year 12,020 G.E. and Emperor Cleon I sits uneasily on the Imperial throne of Trantor. Here in the great multidomed capital of the Galactic Empire, forty billion people have created a civilization of unimaginable technological and cultural complexity. Yet Cleon knows there are those who would see him fall—those whom he would destroy if only he could read the future.