Putmans Sons, New York, 1969 G. Putmans Sons, New York, 1976.
STATED FIRST Edition, FIRST State, FIRST Printings of the Three Landmark Titles of Frank Herberts Dune series, DUNE, DUNE MESSIAH, and CHILDREN OF DUNE A very handsome near fine set of the three books in the DUNE series, with a stunning presentation on the shelf. Each book is in beautiful near fine clean, crisp condition with near fine original dust jackets. DUNE has a laid in bold signature by Frank Herbert. Details for each book are listed below by title. These represent all 3 of the scarce titles in the series, all in exceptional condition.
First Edition, FIRST STATE, First Printing of DUNE by Frank Herbert, with the very scarce First State dust jacket. Near fine, crisp clean book with a stunning Near Fine dust jacket with the four lines for the publisher information on the rear flap. Part one of the Dune series (initially a trilogy), of one of the most significant science fiction novels of the 20th century.
Original blue cloth boards with white titles to spine. The book is in beautiful condition with sharp corners, no edgewear and no bumps. Cloth is clean and unstained with but a very small dime size spot to the rear panel. The binding is tight and square.
The end papers are in perfect condition being clean and bright with no owner names, no inscriptions, no bookplates, and no bookstore stamps. The internal pages are very crisp, clean, bright, flat and still stiff with no marks, no writing, no stains, no bent pages and no foxing.
Beautiful book, internally appearing as unread. The book comes with the First edition, First State dust jacket in stunning condition. The requisite 4 lines for the Chilton Books publishers address are present to the rear inside flap designating the true first edition, FIRST state jacket for this title. The jacket has benefited from some very slight restoration by an expert paper conservator and as such presents as a near fine example. The jacket has strong vibrant colors with No rips, No chips, No stains, No fading, No rubbing, No edgewear, and No foxing.
Even the rear panel is clean and bright. Please see the many included images. The book boards are a medium cafe brown color which was unique to the first edition, first printing as later printings and book club editions had black or red boards. The book was the second book of the original Dune Trilogy.
Both the book and jacket are in Stunning Near Fine condition. Clean, crisp brown paper boards with unfaded black titles to Front and Spine.Stunning condition book, with sharp corners and no edgewear. The boards even still have their original sheen.
The internal pages are crisp, clean, bright and flat with no marks, no stains, no writing, no bent pages, and no foxing. Beautiful clean, crisp book internally appearing as unread! The bright original dust jacket has benefited from very slight restoration to the very outer spine tips, by an expert paper conservator and presents as a near fine example. The jacket has strong vibrant colors with NONE of the typical fading to the spine.
The jacket has no rips, no chips, no edgewear, no stains, no fading, no rubbing, and no foxing. The white panels and flaps are still bright white and clean.
Please see images for more details. The jacket has been placed in a new clear archival cover. Both the book and jacket are in near fine/fine condition.
The book is in near fine condition with deep vibrant red cloth boards, and unfaded gilt titles to the spine. The book has clean boards with sharp corners and no edgewear.
A very solid tight copy with no edgewear and a tight and square binding. The end papers are clean with no inscriptions, no bookplates, and no bookstore stamps. Please see the many detailed images. The jacket has strong vibrant colors withOUT any of the typical fading to the dust jacket spine.
The jacket has No edgewear, No chips, No rips, No rubbing, No stains, No tears and No foxing. Instead this jacket is bright and vibrant. The jacket is now placed in a new clear archival cover. Striking jacket presenting the book nicely! A superb collectors set of this landmark THREE books of the DUNE Series, all in scarce extraordinary condition.
A fantastic almost impossible to locate set! This book is part of a collection. Please see our stores for other listings, many of which are science fiction first editions, including many other Heinlein first editions. The item "SIGNED NEAR FINE 1ST/1ST/1ST ED DUNE, COMPLETE DUNE TRILOGY FRANK HERBERT" is in sale since Wednesday, July 31, 2019.This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "iwc_2004" and is located in New Canaan, Connecticut. This item can be shipped worldwide.