Wednesday, 25 August 2010

THE VISUAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE FICTION

Pan books paperback, 1977. Cover painting by Tim White.
 "A DOCUMENTED PICTORIAL CHECKLIST OF THE SF WORLD - CONCEPTS/THEMES/BOOKS/MAGS/COMICS/FILMS/TV/RADIO/ART/FANDOM/CULTS/PERSONAL COMMENTARIES BY THE GREATEST NAMES IN SF WRITING ... EDITED BY BRIAN ASH THIS ENCYCLOPEDIA INCLUDES COMMENTARIES FROM: BRIAN W. ALDISS/POUL ANDERSON/ISAAC ASIMOV/J.G. BALLARD/JOHN BRUNNER/KEN BULMER/ARTHUR C.CLARKE/LESTER DEL REY/PHILIP JOSÉ FARMER/HARRY HARRISON/FRITZ LEIBER/LARRY NIVEN/FREDERICK POHL/KEITH ROBERTS/JOSEPHINE SAXTON/ROBERT SHECKLEY/A.E.VAN VOGT/JAMES WHITE/JACK WILLIAMSON."
Painting (no title given) by Bob Layzell.

Illustration by Ian Miller for the Pan edition of Simak's The Werewolf Principle.

Painting by Angus McKie for Clark Dalton's The Thrall Of Hypno.

Painting by Chris Foss for City Of Illusions by Ursula K. Le Guin.

Illustration by Hannes Bok for Roger Zelazny's A Rose For Ecclesiastes.

Beyond The Solar System by Chesley Bonestell.
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