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Offers brilliantly colored portraits of great aliens from science-fiction literature along with concise descriptions of their physical characteristics, habitats, and cultures
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The extraterrestrials are here. One man has seen them.
In his classic guide, Wayne Douglas Barlow's brilliant portraits bring to life 50 aliens from science fiction literature: Larry Niven's Thrint and his Puppeteer, Arthur C. Clarke's Overlord, Frank Herbert's Steersman, Robert Silverberg's Sulidor and more. Humanoids, insectoids, reptillians-even protoplasmic, gaseous and crystalline life forms-are all faithfully and naturalistically depicted so that you can now visualize what could only before be imagined.
Plus a special section taken directly from the artist's personal sketchbook, featuring renderings, notes and locomotive studies.
"Barlowe awes me. It's a breathtaking job of extending the author's vision . . ."-from the foreword by Robert Silverberg
"The illustrated field guide to extraterrestrials that every lover of science fiction must have."-The Brothers Hildebrandt
"Any science fiction reader would enjoy receiving this as a gift.-Science Fiction Chronicle
"Remarkable . . . The artist's imagination proves fully equal to the reader's own mental picture of these varied denizens."-ALA Booklist
A Hugo Award NomineeAbout the Author:
Wayne Douglas Barlowe is the John James Audubon of otherworld creatures. He attended the Art Students League and Cooper Union, and apprenticed in the exhibition department at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. His illustrations have been seen on myriad paperback books, and appear in Tomorrow and Beyond. He is also the author of the Hugo-award-nominated Barlowe's Guide to Extraterrestrials, now with over 267,000 copies in print.
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Book Description Workman Publishing, 1979. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110894801120
Book Description Workman Publishing, 1979. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0894801120
Book Description Workman Publishing. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0894801120 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0496014