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Worlds Beyond: The Art of Chesley Bonestell

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Hardcover, 160 pages
Published by Donning Company Publishers (first published November 1st 1983)
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Yael
Feb 14, 2010 Yael rated it it was amazing
Chesley Bonestell, who is best known for his illustrations for the Life Magazine series The World We Live In and murals he painted for the Griffith Park Planetarium and Observatory in Los Angeles County, California, was perhaps the greatest of all astronomical and science-ficiton illustrators, and the most influential space artist of all time. He based his work squarely on what was known in his time of astronomical reality, and even updated it as new data came in -- the lunar mural at the Griffi ...more
Valerie
If this IS the edition I saw, it's a large coffee-table book with gorgeous plates.

If it's not, it should be. I knew, of course, about the art of Chesley Bonestell. There was a time when any illustration of a science or science fiction book based on contemporary scientific knowledge was called a 'bonestell'. But seeing them collected together is a special treat.
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Ron Miller is an illustrator and author living in South Boston, Virginia. Before becoming a freelance illustrator in 1977, Miller was art director for the National Air & Space Museum's Albert Einstein Planetarium. Prior to this he was a commercial advertising illustrator. His primary work today entails the writing and illustration of books specializing in astronomical, astronautical and scienc ...more
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