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Direct Descent

By Herbert, Frank




Direct Descent (1980) is a short science fiction novel by Frank Herbert. It was based on the short story "Pack Rat Planet" published in 1954 in Astounding Science-Fiction.


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Direct Descent

Frank Herbert

1981-02-09. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Frank Herbert

2015-07-01. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Frank Herbert

2014-04-15. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Direct Descent

Frank Herbert

1985-10-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Direct Descent

Frank Herbert

1980-10-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Frank Herbert

2014-04-15. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Direct Descent

Frank Herbert

1982-06-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Direct Descent

Frank Herbert

Ace, 1980-10-01. Mass Market Paperback. Used:Good.

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Direct Descent

Frank Herbert

1981-02-09. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Frank Herbert

2015-07-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Direct Descent

Frank Herbert

Ace, 1988-03-15. Paperback. Good.

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Direct Descent

Herbert, Frank

Ace. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. 0441149057 Meets the good condition guidelines. Has wear. Five star seller - Buy with confidence! . Good.

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Herbert, Frank.

ACE. NY 1980. Fine. 1980. First Edition. Softcover. Trade paperback original. About fine in pictorial printed wrappers. .

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Herbert, Frank

New York: Ace Books, [1980].. Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Ace 14897-2. Earth in the future is a Edenic information eutopia. It is invaded by hostile aliens. Trade paperback. A fine copy. (#30785)

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Direct Descent

HERBERT, Frank

New York: SF Ace Books / Grosset & Dunlap Company, 1980. Softcover. Fine. First edition thus. Trade paperback. 186pp. Fine in wrappers.

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Direct Descent

Herbert, Frank

London : New English Library Ltd, 1982. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First UK Paperback edition first printing. Paperback book is tight clean and square. Covers sharp and clean, with a very light crease at the joint. Text block clean, with only a hint toning to edges. The pages are crisp and unblemished. Feels unread. Touch of sunning to spine, near fine condition. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. Note we do not use stock images, the book pictured is the book described. A super example of this paperback title by Herbert, very many striking illustrations throughout, a nice item for a collectors shelf.

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Direct Descent

Frank Herbert

New York, NY: ACE. Very Good. 1980. First Trade Paperback. Soft Cover. 5 3/8" x 8 1/4" 0441148972 TRADE PAPERBACK Earth was the archive of all human learning and freely broadcast to the entire galaxy the greatest resource of all - knowledge. Then the warships came. Wear at edges, reading creases, rubbed. .

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Direct Descent

Frank Herbert

Ace, 1980. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. A tight, clean and unmarked copy with only an owner stamp on inside front cover- " Earth has become a library planet for thousands of years, a bastion of both useful and useless knowledge-esoterica of all types, history, science, politics-gathered by teams of "pack rats" who scour the galaxy for any scrap of information. Knowledge is power, knowledge is wealth, and knowledge can be a weapon. As powerful dictators come and go over the course of history, the cadre of dedicated librarians is sworn to obey the lawful government . . . and use their wits to protect the treasure trove of knowledge they have collected over the millennia.

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Direct Descent

Frank Herbert

Fine. Like New condition. 100% guaranteed. 071419

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Direct Descent

Frank Herbert

Ace, 1983-02-15. Paperback. Good.

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Direct Descent

Frank Herbert

Very Good. Used book in very good condition. Some cover wear, may contain a few marks. 100% guaranteed. 071419

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Herbert, Frank [illustrated by Garcia]

New York: Ace Books / Charter Communications Inc / Grosset & Dunlap [1981]. Very Good. 1981. First Thus. Mass Market Paperback. 0441149030 . First edition thus. "Earth was the archive of all human learning, its small population dedicated to the endless task of finding and preserving new information, new truths. An isolated, peaceful haven, Earth freely broadcast to the entire galaxy the greatest resource of them all---knowledge. THEN THE WARSHIPS CAME". [188] pages [last numbered page is 186], illustrated with drawings. VG copy [spine cocked and creased, cheap text paper tanning]. .

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Herbert, Frank [illustrated by Garcia]

New York: Berkley Books [1985]. Good. 1985. First Thus. Mass Market Paperback. 0425081869 . First edition thus. "Earth was the archive planet for the far-flung universe, its tiny remaining population dedicated to the task of finding and preserving the wisdom of all the worlds. An isolated peaceful haven, Earth freely shared its treasures with all who came. Then the warships landed, seeking to pervert knowledge into a weapon once again. Unless the peaceful archivists could find a way to stop them". [188] pages [last numbered page is 186], illustrated with drawings. Good or better copy [spine creased and cocked, cheap text paper tanning]. .

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Herbert Frank

Ace, 1981. 1st printing. Earth has become a library planet for thousands of years, a bastion of both useful and useless knowledge-esoterica of all types, history, science, politics. Paperback. near fine paperback, cover by Garcia.

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Herbert, Frank

Ace. Used - Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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Herbert, Frank

New York: Ace #14897, 1980. b/w illustrations throughout. Condition: VG+. Slight reading crease cover panel. Cover panels lightly rubbed.. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Garcia.

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Herbert, Frank

Ace, 1980. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Very good paperback. Pages are clean and unmarked. Covers show very minor shelf wear.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!

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Direct Descent

Herbert, Frank

Ace, New York, 1980. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Illustrator: Garcia. First impression. Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 188 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. There is a small remainder mark (hole punch). This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by Great Southern Books . From the author of DUNE. A library planet: the greatest treasure, the deadliest weapon. Earth has become a library planet over the last several thousand years, a bastion of both useful and useless knowledge esoterica of all types: history, science, politics gathered by teams of ''pack rats'' who scour the galaxy for any scrap of information. Knowledge is power, knowledge is wealth, and knowledge can be a weapon. As powerful dictators come and go over the course of history, the cadre of dedicated librarians is sworn to obey the lawful government and use their wits to protect the treasure trove of knowledge they have collected over the millennia. Illustrator: Garcia. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; ISBN: 0441148972. ISBN/EAN: 9780441148974. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3875. . 9780441148974

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Direct Descent

Herbert, Frank

WordFire Press. PAPERBACK. 1614752923 Special order direct from the distributor . New.

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Direct Descent

Herbert, Frank, Illustrated by Garcia

New York, NY: Ace, 1981. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Written by Frank Herbert author of Dune. 186 pages. Earth was the archive of all human learning, its small population dedic ated to the endless task of finding and preserving new information, new truths. An isolated, peaceful haven, Earth freely broadcast to the entire galaxy the greatest resource of all - knowledge. Then the warships came. What good is truth against the guns of the militant, against the torches of the dictators, against the angry fists of the ignorant? Trapped, defenseless, the archivists' only strate gy is complete obedience to the Oppressors. But how can they save themselves by becoming slaves? Slight rubbing on top of spine and some parts of outside edges. 1/8" tear with 1/4" crease on top edge of front cover..

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Direct Descent

Frank Herbert

U.S.A.: Blackstone Audio, 2014. Audio Book. Very Good. Audio CD. 3 BRAND NEW AUDIO CDs. NEW CDS SEALED in the shrink wrap. Just a bit of shelf wear. Enjoy this NEW AUDIO CD performance GIFT QUALITY for your home and library..

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Direct Descent

Frank Herbert

Ace, 1980-10-01. Paperback. Good.

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Herbert, Frank

E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Ace Books, 1980. Trade paperback in very good condition.. Soft cover. Very Good.

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DIRECT DESCENT

FRANK HERBERT

LONDON: NEW ENGLISH LIBRARY. Trade paperback. Illustrated card covers. Moderate wear on cover edges. Vertical flat creases on front and back covers alongside the book's spine. Page edges are foxed. Otherwise clean, tight pages. Strong binding. No inscriptions. Top corner fold/crease on one page. Science Fiction novel. Black and white illustrations. . Good. Paperback. First Thus. 1982.

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Herbert, Frank

New York: Ace Books, 1980. PB, pictorial card covers, 186pp. General rubbing, creasing, scuffing to covers, a remainder hole punched to top fr corner & white-out above title, inside has light foxing to page edges, a texta remainder mark to lower edge,else square & tight. Verging on a graphic novel with profuse b/w illus by Garcia.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. Illus. by Garcia. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Herbert, Frank

ACE. NY 1980. Used - Good. Good condition.

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Herbert, Frank

Ace. Used - Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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Herbert, Frank

Ace. Used - Acceptable. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside.

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Herbert, Frank

Ace. Used - Very Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

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Herbert, Frank

WordFire Press. PAPERBACK. 1614752923 Brand New! No Remainder Marks or Worn Dirty Overstocks! . New.

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Direct Descent

Herbert, Frank

Ace, 1981. 180 yellowing pages, green pictorial covers, white & red ltrs, corners/edges/and head-heel of spine are nicked, creases on spine. Earth was the archive of all human learning, its small population dedicated to the endless task of find and preserving new information, new truths.. 1st Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Garcia.

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Herbert, Frank

Ace. Used - Good. Good condition.

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Herbert, Frank

Ace. Used - Very Good. Very Good condition.

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Direct Descent

Herbert, Frank

Ace. Used - Very Good. Very Good condition.

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Direct Descent

HERBERT Frank:

Ace Books 1981 Paperback ISBN 0441149030 First Mass Market edition. A tight clean copy. Reading creases on spine. Illustrated. 186 pages Wt 0.25 Kg Very Good

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Direct Descent

Frank Herbert

Penguin Publishing Group, 1985. Mass Market Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Herbert, Frank

Ace. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. 0441149030 Ships from Tennessee, usually the same or next day. . Fair. 1981.

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Herbert, Frank

Ace. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. 0441148972 We ship daily + good service buy with confidence . Fine.

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Direct Descent

Herbert, Frank

U.S.A.: Ace Books, 1981. A very good paperback. Some spine creasing. Paperback. Very Good.

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DIRECT DESCENT

FRANK HERBERT

BERKLEY PUBLISHING GROUP. GOOD CONDITION. MASS MARKET.

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