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    Frank Herbert. Dune. Philadelphia, New York, and London: Chilton Book Co., 1965. First edition, second printing stated on the copyright page. Signed and inscribed by the author to the front free endpaper recto, "For Daniel Stewart Blom / Frank Herbert." Octavo. xxvi, 412, [2] pages. Publisher's aqua-green cloth spine lettered in silver; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear, corners just rubbed, foot of spine pushed. White endpapers; small penciled notation to the front pastedown. Internally clean and tight, all edges trimmed; very minor soiling to text block edges. Dust jacket unclipped ($5.95); minor edgewear, folds somewhat creased. Near fine book with near fine dust jacket.

    A particularly beautiful (and signed!) copy of one of the keystone titles of modern science fiction, winner of the inaugural Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1965, a Hugo Award in 1966, adapted into multiple film and television series, and noted as one of the best-selling science fiction novels in history.

    Anatomy of Wonder III, 4-268 (First Purchase title); Currey, page 238. From the Gary Munson Collection


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