Description

    DON IVAN PUNCHATZ (American b. 1936)
    Hawksbill Station, 1970, original book cover illustration
    Mixed-media on board
    22.5 x 13 in.
    Signed with initials lower right
    Original cover illustration for Hawksbill Station by Robert Silverberg, Avon Books #S411, 1970

    "At Samural industries, Paul studies his computer monitors to predict the movement of toxic clouds drifting across the Pacific Northwest, If he is wrong a sudden shift of wind can kill thousands. Nick a research scientist for the controversial Santachiara Technologies Survival/ Modification Program, seeks better ways for humans to adapt to Earth's hostile environment. His girlfriend Isabelle is a kinetic therapist and political activist, violently opposed to the threatening new technology. They are among those who have opted to stay behind, scratching out a perilous existence on a poisoned planet where no one dares leave home without a face-lung and a daily injection of Screen."


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    The illustration board was mounted to a piece of masonite backing. Aside from some mild edge and corner wear, the art is in Excellent condition.

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    June, 2008
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