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    First Edition of Frank Herbert's Dune, With a Signed Bookplate

    Frank Herbert. Dune. Philadelphia / New York: Chilton Books, [1965]. First edition. With a later sticker bookplate signed by Herbert laid-in. Octavo. xxvi, 412, [1, author's note], [1, blank] pages. Publisher's full blue cloth, spine lettered in white, first issue ($5.95 price on front flap) dust jacket. Jacket worn with tears, chips, creases and several scuffs, as well as some dampstaining to verso, some browning to extremities of cloth, lower corners bumped, some soiling to edge of textblock, evidence of sticker removal from rear free endpaper. Skewed. Still, a very good copy.

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    One of the most successful science fiction novels of the post-war twentieth century, Dune won the 1965 Nebula and 1966 Hugo awards for best novel.

    Currey, p. 238.

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