SCIENCE FICTION: THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA. (SF)

By: Clute, John.

Price: $25.00 USD

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Book Condition: Very Good


312 pp, 4to (11 3/4" H). Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs, drawings, reproductions of book and magazine covers and author signatures, etc. "Covering the history of the genre in all its forms, and lavishly illustrated with images from books, films, magazines, comics, and graphic novels, (this book) presents one-of-a-kind, decade-by-decade time charts with fascinating insight into the cultural influences that shaped the Science Fiction of each period. In over 100 detailed biographies (it) introduces the world's greatest Science Fiction writers - from Mary Shelley and H.G. Wells, through Robert A. Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, Ursula K Le Guin and William Gibson - right up to the names to watch as the millenium approaches. Their works, and those of other literary legends, are brought to life in a gallery of over 100 enduring novels, all in early or first edition jackets. An unparalleled reference work and a stunning visual adventure, this extraordinary volume will transport you through time and space to glorious dreams and sobering satires." Soft bump at bottom corner of approx. first 25 pages, small bump at three corners and at bottom of rear hinge/spine. Dust jacket has very light rubbing, light wrinkling at bottom of spine and flap-folds, minor edge wrinkling elsewhere.

Title: SCIENCE FICTION: THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA. (SF)

Author Name: Clute, John.

Categories: Literary Biography, Literary Reference, Science Fiction, Books About Books,

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Canada: 1995

ISBN Number: 0771573170

ISBN Number 13: 9780771573170

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 25258

Keywords: Authors, Films, Movies, Magazines, Comics, Grapic novels, Television shows, Japanese, American, Illustrators, British, Pulps, Robots, Androids, Time travel, Space flight, Lost worlds, Alternate, Frankenstein, Technology, Reference.,