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    Frank Herbert. Six-volume Dune series, each signed. Dune. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, [1984]. First Putnam edition. Signed by Herbert in black ball-point pen on the title-page (he has crossed out his printed name). Octavo. 517, [2, map; 1, about the author] pages. Publisher's binding and dust jacket. Short closed tear to top of the jacket spine, else about fine. [Together with:] Frank Herbert. Dune Messiah. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, [1969]. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Herbert in black ball-point pen on the title-page: "For Rich / Frank Herbert" (he has crossed out his printed name). Octavo. 256 pages. Publisher's full brown cloth, front board and spine lettered in black, dust jacket. Slightly skewed. Boards bumped at corners and with light edge wear, sheet edges slightly soiled. Jacket with a couple minor blemishes. Very good. [And:] Frank Herbert. Children of Dune. New York: Berkeley Publishing Corporation, [1976]. First edition, second impression. Review copy, with Putnam's slip and newsletter laid in. Signed by Herbert on the front free endpaper. Octavo. 444, [4, blank] pages. Publisher's full burgundy cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dust jacket. Light rubbing to cloth corners, edges slightly soiled. Jacket with a couple short closed tears and some edgewear, including some loss at the top of the spine. Light creasing and a small hole on the front panel bottom left. Still, very good. [And:] Frank Herbert. God Emperor of Dune. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, [1981]. First Putnam edition. Inscribed by Herbert in black ball-point pen on the title-page: "For Greg / Frank Herbert" (he has crossed out his printed name). Octavo. 411, [1, blank] pages. Publisher's binding and dust jacket. Very slightly skewed, creasing to cloth on backstrip. Jacket with very minor edgewear, else very good. [And:] Frank Herbert. Heretics of Dune. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, [1984]. First edition. Signed by Herbert in black ball-point pen on the title-page (he has crossed out his printed name). Octavo. 480 pages. Publisher's binding and dust jacket. A couple short tears to the jacket, else very good. [And:] Frank Herbert. Chapter House Dune. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd.1985. Uncorrected book proof of the first Gollancz edition. Signed by Herbert in black ball-point pen on the title-page (he has crossed out his printed name). Octavo. 374, [375-377 Afterword, 1, blank] pages. Publisher's blue paper wrappers printed in black, dust jacket for the Gollancz edition (may be proof jacket) which is oversized for the proof. Slight soiling, else very good. Currey, p. 196.

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