orald wrote:Of course, some pictures could come in handy.
orald wrote:*Need puking smiley for the design* And they don't even mention spice or its importance anywhere in that first page of the Book Club summary!
I'd have expected the pages to be a bit more yellowed after 40+ years, you know? Did you nick them from some museum?
Now scribble "to #1 son" on it and blackmail Brian for millions!
Based on what I see there, it looks to me like your green library re-bind is in fact a first/first, though I am confused why it does not say "First Printing," as the second, third and fourth all do.
Serkanner wrote:EDIT: I have managed to open the "Polish" site ... it is from the Czech Republic however
Serkanner wrote:Wow! That is a whole lot more information then I expected. Thank you very much Omphalos for taking the time to write this all down. I hope that, besides me, other will also benefit from this information.
Serkanner wrote:I have been pondering about this a bit. It would make sense though that the first print of the first edition doesn't state it specifically.
At the time Chilton took quite a gamble by printing this book. The first print batch contained only a few thousand books because they were far from sure they would sell them.
I can imagine that they started mentioning a second, third and fourth print when they indeed started printing those because the book did sell. I will see what Brian Herbert tells about this in his biography.
Serkanner wrote:I am also very happy with the BCE I have. They are not easy to find here in Europe and because of its very good condition it looks great in my Dune bookcase. I have a special bookcase dedicated to Dune with all the prints I have as well as the computer games, board games, movies, movie poster ... and of course the DUNE perfume by Christan Dior
Seeker wrote:May I take the identification information content and print it somewhere else for another couple people who've asked the same question?
I know I'm bumping an old thread, but
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