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    Karl Rogers (American, 20th Century)
    The Fireman, Galaxy Science Fiction interior illustration, February 1951
    Ink on board
    16 x 10 in. (combined sight)
    Not signed

    Estimate: $1,000 and up

    The Glynn and Suzanne Crain Science Fiction Collection

    This illustration introduces "The Fireman" by Ray Bradbury in Galaxy Science Fiction magazine. This novella was later expanded into the classic Fahrenheit 451. Such an early illustration for one of Bradbury's greatest books represents an important piece of science fiction history.


    More Information: There appears to be no major visible condition issues to note.

    Condition Report*: Framed under acyrlic to 14.75 x 20.75 inches.
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    August
    13th Tuesday 11:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
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    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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