BOOK DESCRIPTION
Hannes Bok in his apartment on West 109th, NYC / Photo Copyright © Martin Jukovsky

Photo of Hannes Bok in his West 109th Street apartment cica 1960s. / Photo Copyright © Martin Jukovsky

THE FANTASTIC FICTION OF HANNES BOK

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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Unpublished mouse sketch by Bok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.

Mockup of FFOHB LTD. ED.
The Signed, Limited Edition

This edition will have all of the above, plus:

4-color signature page (With Yanuck's portrait & repro Bok signature)
signed by
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 PAGES

EXCERPTS & REVIEWS

HANNES BOK BIOGRAPHY by Robert Weinberg

GALLERY (To Come)


Please support the Kickstarter to make this book happen: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/565278014/the-fantastic-fiction-of-hannes-bok-three-fantasies-by-bok



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