Easton Press, 2014. Collector Editions. Full Leather. New / No Jacket as Issued. Item #4660
Still in the original shrinkwrap and bound in full leather, a collection [6 Volumes] of Collector Editions of Frank Herbert's award-winning "Dune" series, the series that was completed over a period of 20 years, with the last book published the year before his death in 1986. The six beautiful volumes are: "Dune," "Dune Messiah," "Children of Dune," "God Emporer of Dune," "Heretics of Dune," "Chapterhouse: Dune."
Bound in various colors of full leather, the original shrinkwrap has never been opened on any of the volumes. With gold gilt page edges and cover designs, moire silk endpapers and bound-in silk bookmark.
"Dune," published first in 1965 by Chilton Books after being rejected by many other publishers, won the 1966 Hugo Award and the inaugural Nebula Award for Best Novel. "Dune Messiah," was published in 1969. "Children of Dune" was published in 1976, and was later nominated for a Hugo Award. "Children of Dune" was the first Science Fiction bestseller in hardcover ever. "God Emperor of Dune," was ranked as the #11 hardcover fiction best seller of 1981 by Publishers Weekly. "Heretics of Dune," was published in 1984 and was The New York Times #13 hardcover fiction best seller of that year. "Chapterhouse: Dune" was published in 1985, the year prior to Herbert's death in 1986.
A beautiful set that will bring enjoyment for a very long time. Overall, the shipping weight for the set is a hefty 17 lb.
Price: $1,500.00 other currencies