Description

    HENRY RICHARD VAN DONGEN (American b.1920)
    City of the Chasch,, 1979
    Acrylic on board
    21.5 x 13 in.
    Signed lower right
    This illustration was used for the cover of Jack Vance's novel City of the Chasch, Volume 1 of Tschai Planet of Adventure series, DAW Books, 1979. The Tschai novels are considered Jack Vance's masterwork -- a constantly changing epic of strange peoples, exotic lands, and astounding extra-terrestrial adventures.

    "Someone sent distress signals to outer space from the planet Tschai. It was Adam Reith's misfortune to be sent from Earth to investigate. Because when his ship came close to Tschai it was torpedoed and Adam escaped to the surface with his life and nothing else."
    From the Frank Collection.


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    This piece has been framed to an overall size of 30" x 20", and the art is in Excellent condition.

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