Dune Messiah 1977 BCE – Frank Herbert


  • Author: Frank Herbert
  • Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1977
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Condition: Fine
  • Size: 8vo
  • Attributes: Dust Jacket

Dune Messiah. An early book club edition published in September 1977 after the gutter code “H38”. The early BCE editions has the title printed on the cover, later editions lack the printed title. Bound in red board, binding tight, internally fine, unmarked. The dust jacket lightly rubbed at head of spine, light creases on rear cover. Overall a beautiful copy, Fine in near Fine DJ.

Dune Messiah, written by Frank Herbert, is the second novel in the Dune science fiction series. It originally appeared in Galaxy magazine in 1969, in a shorter version. A longer version was first published, in novel format, in 1970 by Berkley Publishing.

The second Dune installment explores new developments on the planet Arrakis, with its intricate social order and strange, threatening environment.

Dune Messiah picks up the story of the man known as Muad’Dib, heir to a power unimaginable, bringing to fruition an ambition of unparalleled scale: the centuries-old scheme to create a superbeing who reigns not in the heavens but among men.

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