Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1955. Octavo, jacket illustration by Mel Hunter, cloth. First edition. Eternals police human history against disasters, making history safe for mankind. "Time guardians rove through the centuries, keeping all eras in harmony. The hero rebels, preferring the uncertainties of infinity to the carefully controlled boredom of Eternity." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 120. "... a complex, thoughtful story of time travel, time paradoxes and time police, considered by some critics to be his best work." - John Clute / Malcolm J. Edwards, SFE (online). "Perhaps Asimov's best early novel..." Barron (ed.): Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-18. A nearly fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with light wear to upper corner tips and spine ends, wear with slight loss to lower front corner tip. (28657). Item #28657

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