New York: A Perigee Book, 1988. 1st Edition. Small oblong folio, publisher's illustrated stiff paper wraps, spine lettered in black.
"The undeserving maintain power by promoting hysteria. The Atreides art is the art of ruling without hysteria, the art of being responsible for the uses of power": collection of maxims and aphorisms culled from the Dune novels of Frank Herbert, compiled by his son Brian, co-author of several prequels, and illustrated with vignettes, insignia, and other iconographic details from the books in the style of a medieval illuminated manuscript. (Illustrator Jaramillo later wrote children's books, and penned the 2012 YA bestseller Wonder under the name R.J. Palacio.) Light edgewear to wraps. Near fine. Item #244