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

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2019-06-27

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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