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Chapterhouse: Dune by  Frank Herbert - First Edition - 1985 - from Independent Books and Biblio.com

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Chapterhouse: Dune

by Herbert, Frank

Condition: Fine (-)/VG (-)


New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1985 464 +1 pp.; HB w/DJ. Pages: clean, ivory, tight, eps brown in color; all edges tanned, te lightly foxed, light dampstain toward rear. Cover: beige paper over boards w/brown cloth spine, gilt text to spine; spine partially flattened, front board slightly loose. DJ: unclipped in Broadart, full color artwork w/ beige text to front, black spine w/ reverse text, author b/w photo to back; front tail edge crinkled w/ v small chip, 1" closed tear to tail spine, edges moderately tanned.

Here is the novel that will be forever considered a triumph of the imagination. Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious man known as Muad'Dib. He would avenge the traitorous plot against his noble family-and would bring to fruition humankind's most ancient and unattainable dream. A stunning blend of adventure and mysticism, environmentalism and politics, Dune won the first Nebula Award, shared the Hugo Award, and formed the basis of what it undoubtedly the grandest epic in science fiction.


  • Bookseller: Independent Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000277
  • Title: Chapterhouse: Dune
  • Author: Herbert, Frank
  • Format/binding: Half-Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Fine (-)
  • Jacket condition: VG (-)
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0399130276
  • ISBN 13: 9780399130274
  • Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1985
  • Keywords: Fantasy
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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