The Paintings of J Allen St John: Grand Master of Fantasy ( Pulp / Edgar Rice Burroughs Related)(cover is Jack Willamson's Golden Blood, Weird Tales 1933 )


----------large softcover, about 9 x 12.25 inches, a Fine copy, 159 pages, packed with colour examples of St John's fabulous artwork, some b&w images as well, ---"This is the greatest work of the greatest pulp artist. The masterful paintings of J. Allen St. John, the illustrator of "Tarzan", John Carter of "Mars", and many other pulp icons, inspired generations of later artists, including Frank Frazetta, Roy G. Krenkel, and Jeffrey Jones. "The Paintings of J. Allen St. John" presents the artist's full-colour fantasy and science-fiction paintings for novels and pulp magazine stories by famous authors, such as Edgar Rice Burroughs. Essays by today's top science-fiction writers, including Jack Williamson, illustrator, Vincent Di Fate and historian, Robert R. Barrett, make this book - Vanguard's second devoted to the art of St. John - essential for any fantasy collection. It includes more than 170 paintings of "Tarzan", John Carter of "Mars", and more - many shot from original paintings. It also features essays by top science fiction authors."---, contents include: Introdcution by carter; A Talent for the Ages by Di Fate; Early Life - Fork in the Road; Fin-de-Siecle - The Era; Portrait of a Young man - The Bohemian and the Businessman; The Road Traveled - The Retrun to Europe and Fine Art; Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle - Painting Burrough's Noble Savage; The painted Desert - Westward Bound; Burrough's Weird Worlds - Mars, Pellucidar and Beyond; Growing Up the JASJ -by Dantaon Burroughs; St John and Golden Blood by Williamson; The Pulps - Low Brow, High Adventure; The Academic - Artist, Teacher and Later Years; Afterword by Frazetta; Bibliography and Footnotes, ---a fabulous book, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: The Paintings of J Allen St John: Grand Master of Fantasy ( Pulp / Edgar Rice Burroughs Related)(cover is Jack Willamson's Golden Blood, Weird Tales 1933 )

Author Name: Korshak, Stephen D with David J Spurlock ( Lin Carter; Vincent Di Fate; Danton Burroughs; Jack Williamson; Frank Frazetta ( Edgar Rice Burroughs related)

Illustrator: J Allen St John

Categories: Art,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Jersey, Clinton, NJ.: Vanguard Productions, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

ISBN Number: 1887591877

ISBN Number 13: 9781887591874

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Fine (see description)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146311

Keywords: J Allen St John, Pulps Cover Artist