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    An Inscribed Presentation Copy of the First Edition, First Printing of Herbert's Dune in the Original Dust Jacket

    Frank Herbert. Dune. Philadelphia: Chilton Books, [1965]. First edition, first printing in the first printing dust jacket (as per Currey). Presentation copy, inscribed by Herbert on the title-page in black marker: "For John Pierce/Frank Herbert". Beneath this, Herbert has crossed out his printed name. Octavo. xxvi, [413], [1, blank] pages. Publisher's full blue cloth, spine stamped in silver, dust jacket. Jacket spine lightly chipped at headcap, some rubbing to jacket extremities and joints, light thumbsoiling to rear panel, minor rubbing to cloth spine. Overall, a fine copy of this classic. Housed in custom cloth clamshell case.
    Currey, p. 196.
    From the Palo Alto Collection of Modern Literature.


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