Chapterhouse: Dune (Signed)
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1985.
First Edition. Hardcover.
First Edition, First Printing. Signed by Frank Herbert on title-page. This was the last of Herbert’s single works (he died in February 1986).
Dune Chronicles #6. Fifteen thousand years after Leto II's death, the remnants of the Bene Gesserit contend with the ruthless leaders of an alien culture to forge a new civilization and preserve the best of the Old Empire.
Herbert on government in Chapterhouse:
All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it is magnetic to the corruptible. Such people have a tendency to become drunk on violence, a condition to which they are quickly addicted.Item #901114
Quarter pumpkin cloth, pale yellow paper over boards, pumpkin endpapers, 464pp.
Fine in very lightly rubbed price-intact dust wrapper and protective mylar.