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1967 Cover Fantasy Science Fiction Art Chesley Bonestell Zeta Aurigae Red YSFC2 - Period Paper

1967 Cover Fantasy Science Fiction Art Chesley Bonestell Zeta Aurigae Red YSFC2

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Please note that this is a cover only!

This is an original color cover for The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, February, 1967 that featured artwork of the red star giant, Zeta Aurigae, looming above the wreckage of a spaceship and the mummified corpses of its former crew.


This 45+ year old Item is rated Very Fine. Light creasing. Light surface rub - top left corner. Small chip - right margin.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 7.25 inches; 13 x 18 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Explore Space, the final fun-tier in this collection of vintage covers for The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction that Period Paper is excited to offer! First published in 1949, "F&SF" sought to encompass the best stories of both genres and has contained pieces written by authors such as, Robert A. Heinlein, Fritz Leiber, Agatha Christie, and C.M. Kornbluth! Join a crew of astronauts on their mission to colonize the moon! Then rocket on over to Mars, where you'll meet a shopaholic robot and stay at the bed and breakfast of a happily wedded martian-earthling couple! Make sure to lay the bug repellant on thick as you encounter green alien mosquitos on a distant planet, and then stop to marvel at the work of the cloud sculptors of Coral D! To continue on this universally appealing voyage, please click on the link provided below the condition paragraph! Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Bonestell, Chesley. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Chesley Bonestell

(1888-1986) Born in San Francisco, Chesley Bonestell was an artist, illustrator and designer. His interest in astronomy resulted in paintings that highly influenced science fiction art and illustration.

Keywords specific to this image: Sci-Fi, Outer Space, Galaxy, Universe, Celestial, Astronomy, Planet, World, Surface, Terrain, Spacecraft, Rocket Ship, Wreckage, Crash, Crater, Debris, Machine, Technology, Futuristic, Transportation, Satellite, Solar System, Mercury Publication, Astronauts, Corpse, Body, Dead, Mummy, Nuclear Reactor, John Christopher, Fred Hoyle, Isaac Asimov, Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague De Camp

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