Photo of Hannes Bok in his West 109th Street apartment cica 1960s. / Photo Copyright © Martin Jukovsky
THE FANTASTIC FICTION OF HANNES BOK
Mockup of Trade Edition
1st edition, Trade Hardcover
Collecting: The Sorcererís Ship, Beyond the Golden Stair and Starstone World
Never-Before-Published Cover by Hannes Bok (Courtesy John Cosgriff)
Both The Sorcerer's Ship and Beyond the Golden Stair were previously published as part of
Ballantine Books' Adult Fantasy paperback line. His first novel-length tale: Starstone World, is a much shorter
and darker piece, which has never been reprinted since it appeared in
Science Fiction Quarterly #7, [Summer of 1942], over 75 years ago.
An introduction to the book by Charles de Lint.
We'll be including Ballantine Adult Fantasy editor Lin Carter's introductions to
The Sorcerer's Ship and Beyond The Golden Stair.
An all-new afterword detailing the history of The Sorcerer's Ship by
Bok collector and college professor William Lorenzo.
An introduction to Starstone World by Publisher Bob Garcia.
Bok's Unknown World's art for The Sorcerer's Ship will be included, plus two paintings specified
by the artist as illustrating that novel: a color reprise of the ship illustration and a
color portrait of the creature Yanuk done for a Jack Cordes.
Legendary fantasy artist and Bok aficionado Jim Pitts provided all-new
Frontispieces for Beyond The Golden Stair and Starstone World
Reprint of Bok's longtime friend and photographer Martin Jukovsky's memorial
from in Castle of Frankenstein. Plus a few of his photographs of Bok and a Bok photograph of him.
New photos of Hannes Bok.
A Hannes Bok poem
Unpublished mouse sketch by Bok
Blue cloth, 448 pages, 4-color dustjacket, plain endpapers printed on Acid-free paper.
The Signed, Limited Edition
This edition will have all of the above, plus:
4-color signature page (With Yanuck's portrait & repro Bok signature)
Charles de Lint (Introduction)
Jim Pitts (frontipieces for BTGS & SW)
William Lorenzo (Afterword TSS and supplier of interior art)
Bob Garcia (Introduction to SW & Editor/Publisher)
Martin Jukovsky (Memorial)
A sturdier cloth binding
A matching cloth slipcase
Mica Marble endpapers
Blue page marker ribbon
LINKS TO MORE AF BOK PAGESEXCERPTS & REVIEWS
HANNES BOK BIOGRAPHY by Robert Weinberg
GALLERY (To Come)
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