Live Auction, 7 October 2019

Sold for

ZAR 12 518
Lot 487
  • Timlin, William M.; The Ship that Sailed to Mars, book
  • Timlin, William M.; The Ship that Sailed to Mars, book
  • Timlin, William M.; The Ship that Sailed to Mars, book


Lot Estimate
ZAR 12 000 - 16 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 12 518

About this Item

Timlin, William M.
The Ship that Sailed to Mars, book
(1923) London: George Harrap, 46 tipped in plates and text

First edition, limited to 2000 copies

Notes

Acclaimed as both "the most beautiful and valuable science fiction book published this century"1 and "a masterpiece ... the most original beautiful children's book of the 1920s".2

1. Robert Weinberg. (1988) Biographical Dictionary of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists.

2. Richard Dalby. (1991) The Golden Age of Children's Book Illustration. 


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