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Dune by  Frank Herbert - Reprint - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140937337)

Dune

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Dune

by Herbert, Frank

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Radnor, PA: Chilton Book Publishers. Reprint. Fine/Fine. 1965 [but later]. 412 pp. Reprint. Signed by the author on the title page, inscribed to a former owner. Bound in publisher's red with titles in white on spine. Fine, with very minor rubbing at tips, faint foxing to textblock edge, in a Fine unclipped dust jacket with very minor rubbing at extremities. A handsome copy of this award-winning sci-fi classic, uncommon signed.

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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Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
140937337
Title
Dune
Author
Herbert, Frank
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
Reprint
Publisher
Chilton Book Publishers
Place of Publication
Radnor, PA

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

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fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
inscribed
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title page
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