The Ship That Sailed to Mars
(Ventura, CA: StoneWall Publications, 1993) 0963321269. . 4to; original bright red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp.102; lavish, full-colour facsimile reproduction of the original text and illustrations. Cloth partially discoloured; trace of damp ingress to bottom edges of rear endpaper and later leaves, with resultant rippling and dye transfer to reverse of dustwrapper. Good to very good condition. 'Hailed as "the most beautiful and valuable science fiction book published this century," THE SHIP THAT SAILED TO MARS is now available to readers and collectors for the first time in 70 years. This delightful, fairy-filled fantasy has stunning illustrations that enthrall both adults and children. It is a masterpiece from the Golden Age of storytelling and a worthwhile addition to any library... Virtually unavailable until now, THE SHIP THAT SAILED TO MARS has the same extraordinary color illustrations and calligraphic text in this new edition as appeared in the original. William M. Timlin was born in Northumberland, England in 1892. He immigrated to Kimberley, South Africa where he became a well-known artist and architect. Mr. Timlin was a licentiate of the Royal Institute of British Architects and a Member of the Royal Society of Arts. His only published book, THE SHIP THAT SAILED TO MARS remains a testament to his great artistic talent. He died in Kimberley, South Africa in 1943.'.
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N° du livre: 11285
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | CHF 25]
Mots-clés: Illustration. Colour Plates. Classics. School Rackham. Pogany