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    Mort Kunstler - Classics Illustrated #109 "Pitcairn's Island" Painted Cover Original Art (Gilberton, 1953). The slam-bang action of Charles Nordoff and James Norman Hall's naval adventure novel is captured in this hard-hitting cover scene. Nordhoff and Hall served together as U.S. Air Service pilots in World War I and had a highly successful literary partnership that lasted nearly three decades. They produced several bestsellers and are best known for their high-seas adventure, dubbed the "Bounty trilogy." Pitcairn's Island lays out a tale of drunkenness, betrayal, murder, and vengeance and it features the fate of Fletcher Christian, the mutineers, and a handful of Tahitians, who take refuge on a remote island in the Pacific. This art has an image area of 13" x 17", and the piece is in Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2008
    28th-29th Thursday-Friday
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