VICTORIA POYSER-LISI (American, 20th Century)
    The Hidden temple, paperback cover, 1988
    Acrylic on board
    24 x 15 in.
    Signed lower right
    This illustration appeared on the cover of Catherine Cooke's novel, The Hidden Temple, Tor Books, 1988.

    "Arel is dead, and the kingdom should be at peace. But Queen Valahtia and her heroic consort, Tobas, face another deadly threat to their happiness and their throne. Valahtia is bound by an old agreement to marry Prince Werlinen. When she refuses, Werlinen sets siege against the city; at his side is the usurping First Priestess, Ocasta. True First Priestess Briana is searching for her stolen child, while her consort, Kyellan, tries to defend the kingdom. And the Shape Changer still wants Kyellan for his own. Evil presses in on all sides -- to triumph, Briana must find the hidden temple and resume her rightful role as First Priestess. But can she stop looking for her child long enough to shoulder her responsibilities?"

    A copy of the paperback is included with this lot.

    From the Frank Collection.

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    This lot is in good condition with only normal wear commensurate with age. Not examined outside of frame. Framed to an overall size of 24 x 15 in.

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