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    Ed Valigursky - The Mechanical Monarch Cover Original Art (Ace, 1958). In the days before transistors, one of the two protagonists in E. C. Tubbs' "The Mechanical Monarch," ends up in virtual reality, his consciousness embodied in a machine. One of the unsung illustrators for digest science fiction magazines, Ed Valigursky, plugs us into this vacuum tube-filled scenario, painted in acrylics on a sheet of heavy illustration board. Used on paperback ACE D-266, the art has an image area of 14" x 20.5". There is some water damage, which has left streaks that are especially apparent in the lower half of the work; otherwise the condition is Good.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2006
    11th-13th Thursday-Saturday
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