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Dune by  Frank Herbert - 1st Edition - 1965 - from Bookbid Rare Books (SKU: 1706016)

Dune

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Dune

by Herbert, Frank

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Near Fine
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Chilton, 1965. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. A near fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket. Correct first edition issue points in book and on jacket. Slight foxing on top edge. A sharp unread copy. Housed in a custom-made collector's cloth slipcase.

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
Bookbid Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1706016
Title
Dune
Author
Herbert, Frank
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Chilton
Date published
1965

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About Bookbid Rare Books

Bookbid Rare Books is a rare book dealer located in Beverly Hills, California. The family run company has sold modern literary first editions and children's books for over 20 years. Member of ABAA, ILAB.

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First Edition
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fine
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jacket
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Cloth
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