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Dune by  Frank Herbert - Signed First Edition - 1965 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (SKU: ABE-13827740457)

Dune

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Dune

by Herbert, Frank

  • Used
  • fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
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About This Item

Chilton Book Company, Philadeliphia and New York, 1965 First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Frank Herbert on a laid in limitation page. A magnificent dustjacket that is vibrant in color with no chips or tears. This original First Issue dustjacket has the $5.95 price present on the front flap with only a hint of wear to the edges. The book is in excellent condition and appears to be unread. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with slight wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a stunning copy seldom seen in this nice condition SIGNED by the author. We buy Herbert First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

Synopsis

The first in the epic science fiction series of the same name, Dune is set on the desert planet Arrakis, host to "the Spice" - the most important resource in the universe, needed for interplanetary travel and coveted for its effects on longevity and granting incredible psychic powers among humans. Amidst an intergalactic power struggle, would-be heir to the planet's stewardship Paul Atreides is cast out into the desert to die following a coup. Joining a group of zealots called the Fremen, Paul soon becomes considered their messiah - Mahdi - and recognizes in them a formidable fighting force with whom he can retake control of Arrakis. Dune won both the Hugo Award for Best Novel and the Nebula Award for Best Novel.

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Details

Bookseller
Quintessential Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
ABE-13827740457
Title
Dune
Author
Herbert, Frank
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Chilton Book Company, Philadeliphia and New York
Date published
1965

Terms of Sale

Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

All Books are American or British First Editions unless otherwise noted. Dustwrappers are present if stated. Returns may be made within 3 days of receipt if book is not described correctly. Reciprocal dealer courtesies extended.
A NOTE ABOUT CONDITION:
Our top condition is fine. Other dealers may use the words mint, untouched, very fine, etc. which mean the same thing. We try to refrain from using general terms like G, G+, G++, VG+, VG++, because we want to describe what the copy of the book really looks like. As a result, we almost never get any returns since the books are actually better looking than the way that they are described.
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