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    Rodney Matthews - The Transformation of Mass Mavis Ming Dust Jacket Preliminary Original Art (1976). A classical spaceship being attacked by dinosaurs forms the basis of the dust jacket illustration for Michael Moorcock's SF novel The Transformation of Miss Mavis Ming. This tight pencil preliminary has color notations and explanatory instructions in the margins to the artist, presumably from the editor. A very nice display piece and a superb piece of art. Rodney Matthews is a well-known fantasy artist who counts Monty Python members John Cleese and Terry Jones among his fans. This artwork, rendered on a 14.5" x 23.5" sheet of vellum, is in Very Good condition, with some edge wear and chipping, and horizontal/vertical folds where it was obviously folded into fourths at some point. Still, a great image from a master fantasist.

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    October, 2004
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
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