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    BORIS VALLEJO (American b.1941)
    The Serpent (Atlan Saga 1), 1978, original paperback cover illustration
    Oil on board
    25 x 18-1/2in.
    Signed lower right

    Original paperback book cover illustration for The Serpent (Atlan Saga 1) by Jane Gaskell, Pocket Books, 1978

    This was the first of a series of fantasy novels. "Imprisoned by her mother, the Dictatress, in a tower for seventeen years, Cija is released and given the task of seducing Zerd, the half-man, half-serpent commander of an invading army. The fantastic journey of Princess Cija from her tower prison to the continent beneath the sea. At her mother's command, she must entice and destroy the repulsive Zerd. But she is only seventeen, naive in the sensuous ways of a seductress."


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