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    Posted on May 14, 2015

    Here Are The Brand New Illustrations For Frank Herbert's "Dune"

    Fifty years after the sci-fi classic was first published, here's a look at some modern illustrations for a brand new edition of Dune.

    Dune by Frank Herbert — one of the best-selling science fiction novels of all time — was originally published in 1965.

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    The author went on to write five more novels in the series: Dune Messiah, Children of Dune, God Emperor of Dune, Heretics of Dune, and Chapterhouse: Dune, in addition to film adaptations.

    Now, in honor of the book's 50th anniversary, The Folio Society released a brand new edition of the sci-fi classic.

    Photo courtesy of The Folio Society

    The new version includes illustrations by New York based artist Sam Weber and allows us to see the story from a different perspective.

    Photo courtesy of The Folio Society

    Here's a peek at some of the new illustrations inside Dune:

    Illustration by Sam Weber from The Folio Society

    Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, one of the book's evil villains and main characters.

    Illustration by Sam Weber from The Folio Society

    Dusty scene on Arrakis, the desert planet where the story takes place.

    Illustration by Sam Weber from The Folio Society

    Sandworms appear in the Dune series as gigantic and scary worms that live in the desert and have huge mouths full of teeth.

    Illustration by Sam Weber from The Folio Society

    Paul Atreides, the hero and another main character, looking out over the deserts of Arrakis.

    You can order your copy of the newly illustrated Dune from The Folio Society online.

    Photo courtesy of The Folio Society

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