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    MICHAEL WHELAN (American b. 1950)
    The Changeling Sea, preliminary for paperback cover, 1989
    Gouache on board
    8.5 x 5.5 in.
    Signed with a monograph lower right
    This is the preliminary of the illustration that appeared on the cover of Patricia McKillip's novel, The Changeling Sea, Ballantine Del Rey, 1989.

    "Since the day her father's fishing boat returned without him, Peri and her mother have mourned his loss. Unable to control her anger and sadness any longer, Peri uses the small magic she knows to hex the sea. And suddenly into her drab life come the King's sons, changelings with strange ties to the underwater kingdom."


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    This piece has been matted to an overall size of 15 x 11 in. Unless otherwise noted, this lot is in good condition with only normal wear commensurate with age.

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