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Dune - first edition (w/ laid in signature) by Frank Herbert - Signed First Edition - 1965 - from Bayliss Rare Books (SKU: 5678)

Dune - first edition (w/ laid in signature)

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Dune - first edition (w/ laid in signature)

by Frank Herbert

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Near Fine/Near Fine
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About This Item

A remarkable opportunity to collect the iconic first edition, first impression of Frank Herberts' masterpiece 'Dune', with the exceedingly rare first state dust-jacket.

With the the arrival of the Denis Villeneuve's blockbuster adaptation, the market for these already scarce first editions has exploded and with a second film in the works due in 2022 and predications of a major cinematic franchise, this is an incredible investment piece.

First edition, first impression, first state dust-jacket. Original publishers blue cloth boards. Near-fine condition throughout. The jacket has had some very minor restoration. Laid in signature by Frank Herbert. A wonderful and rare example.


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book dealer
Bayliss Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
Dune - first edition (w/ laid in signature)
Frank Herbert
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
First edition, first impression
Chilton Book Company
Date Published
Dune, Frank Herbert

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About the Seller

Bayliss Rare Books

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers. member since 2021
London, London
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About Bayliss Rare Books

From the full James Bond collection to highly sought-after contemporary classics such as signed and inscribed first editions of the Harry Potter series, Bayliss Rare Books specialise in the finest quality rare and antiquarian books.

As experienced dealers Bayliss Rare Books work directly with their clients on library collections, gifts and investments. We also deal in film & TV memorabilia and works on paper including vintage travel posters and original movie posters.


Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

first state
used in book collecting to refer to a book from the earliest run of a first edition, generally distinguished by a change in some... [more]
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [more]

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