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    Attributed to Robert Emil Schulz (American, 1928-1978)
    The World Jones Made, paperback cover, 1956
    Oil on board
    23 x 17-1/2 inches (58.4 x 44.5 cm) (sight)
    Not signed

    From the Gary Munson Collection

    This illustration was used as the cover for The World Jones Made by Philip K. Dick (Ace Books, 1956).

    Previously from the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.

    This illustration was published as the cover for The World Jones Made by Philip K. Dick (Ace Books, 1956). Dick's earliest novels were published in the renowned Ace Double paperback series, and these first edition cover paintings for the famed author are both very scarce and highly desirable. This painting has long been credited to Schulz by generations of art and paperback collectors, as well as Ace checklists such as the online Ace Image Library. However, the painting is unsigned and the book itself does not provide an artist identification, additionally, there are certain stylistic similarities to the work of other science fiction illustrators of the era.

    Condition Report*: Framed under acrylic. Very light overall surface dirt. Adhesive residue along the extreme edges, not extending into the image. Pinholes along the extreme edges, not extending into the image.
    Framed Dimensions 30.5 X 25 Inches
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    October, 2021
    4th Monday
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