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    Virgil Finlay Galaxy Science Fiction Magazine October 1962 Painted Cover Original Art (Galaxy, 1962). Virgil Finlay's gorgeous cover painting for Cordwainer Smith's story, The Ballad of Lost C'Mell, has to be seen in person to be fully appreciated. The lead characters of this tale included C'Mell, a cat-derived "underperson," and Jestocost, a Lord of the Instrumentality of Mankind. This cover appeared on the first printing of the tale, and the painting has an image area of 11" x 12". The art is in Excellent condition. A tearsheet of the printed cover is taped to the back of the art board.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    13th-15th Thursday-Saturday
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