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    Ed Valigursky (American, 1926-2009)
    The Snows of Ganymede paperback cover, 1958
    Acrylic on board
    23 x 15 in.
    Not signed

    Estimate: $6,000 and up

    From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection

    One would be hard pressed to find a stronger, more classic example of a 1950s Ace Double paperback cover than this stellar painting - one of the finest ever painted by Valigursky. It illustrates Poul Anderson's The Snows of Ganymede.


    More Information: an approx. 2 inch thin scuff at lower right edge; a faint inconsistent abrasion line above air hose in left figure's helmet extending to bottom edge with one tiny loss beneath hose.

    Condition Report*: Framed under acrylic to 30 x 22 inches.
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    Auction Dates
    August, 2019
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 22
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