Classic Fantasy and Science Fiction


Foundation and Empire

written by Isaac Asimov

published in 1952
by Gnome Press

A novel
No. 2
in the
Original Foundation Trilogy series

Set in the Foundation universe


Cover Notes

Catastrophic events unfold as predicted by Hari Seldon. The First Galactic Empire is crumbling at its centre; conflict rages at its periphery, where the Traders of the Foundation based on Terminus have become a mighty power.

Publication History

This title was originally published in the following parts:

Publication history in print

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