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Dune

by HERBERT, FRANK

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  • First
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First Edition. Very good or better in a very good dust jacket. Laid into this copy are various promotional pieces from later Dun
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About This Item

Philadelphia: Chilton, 1965. First Edition. Very good or better in a very good dust jacket. Laid into this copy are various promotional pieces from later Dune publications.

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
Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
34835P
Title
Dune
Author
HERBERT, FRANK
Book condition
Used - First Edition. Very good or better in a very good dust jacket. Laid into this copy are various promotional pieces from later Dun
Publisher
Chilton
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date published
1965

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About Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.

With more than 35 years experience in the rare book trade, Peter L. Stern and Co., Inc. has established itself as a highly regarded firm of antiquarian booksellers.

Specializing in 19th and 20th century literature, signed and inscribed books, and manuscripts we maintain a high quality inventory. Our shop is located in the heart of Newton Centre where we are open by chance or appointment

In the long-standing tradition of the rare book trade we continue to mail regular catalogues to our customers. We are easily accessible via the MBTA Green Line's D Branch. We travel widely and attend both international and local book fairs.

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First Edition
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