Posted on 12/08/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Remember the biggest sales that AbeBooks made this year?
Here’s another price to make your eyes bulge, albeit from a different seller.
Director Alejandro Jodorowsky dreamed — and dreamed big — of adapting Frank Herbert’s Dune into a movie in the 1970s.
The film was never realized, but a huge book (nicknamed the Dune bible) detailing Jodorowsky’s vision for the movie did come into existence.
One of those copies was sold at auction last month for €2,660,000 (over $3 million).
Nerdbot provides the back story of the doomed Dune adaptation, the Dune bible, and its lucrative sale.
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