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10 Lots We’d Love To Own: Heritage Auctions – The Glynn and Suzanne Crain Science Fiction Collection, August 2019


This week’s featured auction is the forthcoming Heritage Auctions sale of the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Science Fiction Collection, which takes place in Dallas on August 13-14.

The remarkable collection includes original science fiction and fantasy artworks from the late 19th century to the present day – and here are 10 of our favourites…

The War of the Worlds illustration by Cosmo Rowe

Estimate: $3,500+

The War of the Worlds by H.G Wells, Pearson’s Magazine interior illustration, 1897

Cosmo Rowe (American, 1877-1952)

Ink wash and gouache on board, signed upper right

At the Earth’s Core cover by James Allen St. John

Estimate: $75,000+

At the Earth’s Core by Edgar Rice Burroughs, book dust jacket, 1922

James Allen St. John (American, 1872-1957)

Oil on board, signed lower right

Another Dimension cover by Leo Morey

Estimate: $6,000+

Another Dimension, Amazing Stories cover, October 1935

Leo Morey (American, 1899-1965)

Mixed media on board, signed and dated lower left

Galactic Patrol cover by Hans Waldemar Wesso

Estimate: $8,000+

Galactic Patrol, Astounding Stories cover, September 1937

Hans Waldemar Wesso (American, 1893-1948)

Oil on canvas, signed lower right

Crusades Across the Void cover by Malcolm Smith

Estimate: $8,000+

Crusades Across the Void, Amazing Stories cover, October 1942

Malcolm Smith (American, 1912-1966)

Mixed media on board, unsigned

Reader I Hate You cover by Virgil Finlay

Estimate: $12,000+

Reader, I Hate You, Super Science Stories cover, May 1943

Virgil Finlay (American, 1914-1971)

Acrylic on board, signed lower left

Shadow Over Mars cover by Earle K. Bergey

Estimate: $20,000+

Shadow Over Mars, Startling Stories cover, Fall 1944

Earle K. Bergey (American, 1901-1952)

Oil on canvas, signed center left

Hands From The Void cover by Lawrence Sterne Stevens

Estimate: $12,000+

Hand from the Void, Super Science Stories cover, January 1951

Lawrence Sterne Stevens (American, 1884-1960)

Oil on board, unsigned

The World Jones Made cover attributed to Robert Emil Schulz

Estimate: $30,000+

The World Jones Made by Philip K. Dick, paperback cover, 1956

Attributed to Robert Emil Schulz (American, 1928-1978)

Oil on board, unsigned

Foundation’s Edge cover by Michael Whelan

Estimate: $10,000+

Foundation’s Edge by Isaac Asimov, paperback cover, 1983

Michael Whelan (American, b. 1950)

Acrylic on board, signed and dated lower center

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