Classic Australian SF - Covers
Wednesday, August 19 2009 @ 12:39 PM EST
Chimaera Publications, publishers of Aurealis magazine, will be launching a series of six books at Worldcon 2010 (Aussiecon 4) reprinting some long-forgotten classics of Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy. Here are some draft cover designs for the first 6 books in the series.
Classic Australian SF 1: The Crowned Skull by Fergus Hume (with an Introduction by Sophie Masson)
Classic Australian SF 2: The Shrieking Pit by Arthur J Rees (with an Introduction by Sean Williams)
Classic Australian SF 3: Vandals of the Void by James Morgan Walsh (with an Introduction by Sean McMullen)
Classic Australian SF 4: A Bid for Fortune, or Dr.Nikola's Vendetta by Guy Boothby (with an Introduction by Ian Irvine)
Classic Australian SF 5: A Week in the Future by Catherine Helen Spence (with an Introduction by Lucy Sussex)
Classic Australian SF 5: Out of the Silence by Erle Cox (with an Introduction by Van Ikin)
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