Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    JOHN SCHOENHERR (American, 1935-2010)
    Dune, paperback cover, 1965
    Gouache and watercolor on board
    15.25 x 11 inches.
    Not signed

    This is the iconic cover art for the first paperback edition of this classic science-fiction novel by Frank Herbert. "The Duke of Atreides has been maneuvered by his arch enemy, Baron Harkonnen, into administering the desert planet of Dune. Although it is almost completely without water, Dune is a planet of fabulous wealth, for it is the only source of a drug prized throughout the Galactic Empire." A blend of adventure and mysticism, environmentalism and politics, Dune won the first Nebula Award, shared the Hugo Award, and formed the basis of what is undoubtedly one of the grandest epics in science fiction. From the Jerry Weist Collection.




    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    12th-13th Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 6,421

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 8 days left to consign to the 2020 June 6 Historic Flags, Including WWII Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search