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    Boris Vallejo Godsfire Preliminary Cover Original Art (Pocket Books, c. 1982). "Heao is a member of Academe, a future group of intelligentsia on a planet in the throes of a receding ice age. She and all her people have been conquered by a primitive king whose dreams of destruction haunt him, and may doom all her kind. Heao is intelligent and loving, a devoted helpmate and mother. But Heao is not an ordinary woman. She is a member of a feline race, and her body, along with those of her peers, is covered with fur and ends in a long busy tail. She is a member of the master race of Shadowland, the race that keeps human slaves to do their work for them, the race that stands in powerless awe of the fiery ball of light she sees once a year-Godsfire." The watercolor hues sizzle on this sensational ink and mixed-media cover prelim for the Cynthia Felice novel by fantasy master Vallejo. Best known for his oil paintings, Vallejo's work in other media seldom comes to market. The piece offered here amply demonstrates Boris' complete mastery of pen and ink. Boris' scene has an image area of 11.5" x 15", and the art is in Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2012
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
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