Durant III, Frederick C. and Ron Miller. Worlds Beyond: The Art of Chesley Bonestell

Frederick C. Durant III; Ron Miller

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Durant III, Frederick C. and Ron Miller. Worlds Beyond: The Art of Chesley Bonestell

Norfolk VA: Donning Press, 1983. Paperback 4to. Assumed first edition, no additional printings. 132 pp. Pictorial softcover, black lettering to spine, Wernher von Braun quote in bold print on rear panel. Condition: Very good. Slight crease to front panel adjacent to spine; inside rear panel tanned; verso page rear panel shows some soiling near page edge; minor rubbing to corners, head and tail of spine. Scarce. $300

Chesley Bonestell (1888-1986) is considered the pre-eminent illustrator of early space age art. Color and black and white examples of his work depicting moon landings, astronomy, film backgrounds, apocalypse, architecture and landscapes are interspersed with written tributes by Robert Heinlein, Ben Bova and Larry Niven, as well as leading architects, space travel pioneers and other contemporaries of Bonestell.

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