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    Emsh (Edmund Emshwiller) The Defiant Agents Cover Preliminary Original Art (c. 1963). Offered here is a hand-painted cover preliminary for Andre Norton's novel (Ace F-183), created by the hall-of-fame sci-fi artist, Emsh. Set in the near future, the US finds itself in a race against the Russians to use alien technology taken from crashed UFOs to travel to planets outside Earth's solar system. The US government experiments on Apache volunteers to adapt them to live as their ancestors did. Gouache on board, with an overall size of 5.25" x 7.5". Some aging; otherwise, the art is in Excellent condition. From the Jerry Weist Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2014
    23rd Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
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