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    JOHN CONRAD BERKEY (American, 1932-2008)
    To Fear the Light, paperback cover, 1996
    Acrylic and casein on board
    23 x 29 in. (image)
    Signed lower right

    This illustration was published as the cover for To Fear the Light, the second book in the To Save the Sun series by Ben Bova and A.J. Austin, Tor Science Fiction, 1996.


    Condition Report*: Light craquelure in upper half of painting; there appears to be in an uneven varnish layer throughout, most visible along the edges; a few scattered hairline surface scratches, one larger one diagonally through the center; the upper left corner is bowing slightly with some creases visible; otherwise, artwork remains in overall good condition. Not framed.
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    14th Thursday
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