Item #9089 BLOOD MUSIC; Greg Bear / Introduction by James Gunn / Artwork by David Deitrick / Collector's Edition Bound in Genuine Leather. Greg Bear.
BLOOD MUSIC; Greg Bear / Introduction by James Gunn / Artwork by David Deitrick / Collector's Edition Bound in Genuine Leather
BLOOD MUSIC; Greg Bear / Introduction by James Gunn / Artwork by David Deitrick / Collector's Edition Bound in Genuine Leather
BLOOD MUSIC; Greg Bear / Introduction by James Gunn / Artwork by David Deitrick / Collector's Edition Bound in Genuine Leather
BLOOD MUSIC; Greg Bear / Introduction by James Gunn / Artwork by David Deitrick / Collector's Edition Bound in Genuine Leather
BLOOD MUSIC; Greg Bear / Introduction by James Gunn / Artwork by David Deitrick / Collector's Edition Bound in Genuine Leather

BLOOD MUSIC; Greg Bear / Introduction by James Gunn / Artwork by David Deitrick / Collector's Edition Bound in Genuine Leather

Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1990. David Deitrick. Collector's First Edition of The Masterpieces of Science Fiction thus illustrated. Full Leather with 22k gold-stamping. 8vo (8 3/4" x 5 5/8" x 1"); full blood red leather with spine accented with 22k gold decorations and title plus three raised hubs, and covers with designs of a gold celestial DNA spiral within two hands; Introduction by James Gunn; Illustrated by David Deitrick with color frontispiece and a color plate; decorated endpapers with repeating Easton Press design; all edges 22k gold foil [a.e.g.]; plus a silver ribbon page-divider; (printed on archival paper plus smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints); xi, [sic: 4] - 262 pages + [2] Notes and Acknowledgements.. Inlaid: "Collector's Notes" on Blood Music [2pp.]. Like New. Item #9089

Gregory "Greg" Bear (born 1951) is an American SF writer, winner of Nebula and Hugo awards, and illustrator best known for wide-ranging science fiction. His work has covered galactic conflict, artificial universes, accelerated evolution, consciousness and cultural practices.

Blood Music was first published as a short story in 1983 in the American science fiction magazine Analog Science Fact & Fiction, winning the 1983 Nebula Award for Best Novelette and the 1984 Hugo Award for Best Novelette. Thereafter, it was first published as a book in 1985.

The Introduction by James Gunn discusses how Bood Music evolved from researc into genetic engineering that led to "speculation that the final miniaturization of the computer would end up in a biological form."This edition is finely bound with new illustrations by David Deitrick.

David R. Deitrick (age 66) is an American illustration artist, scupltor and designer who often works with paper cutouts, markers, and acrylics. He has illustrated numerous SCI FI pubs (e.g., Aboriginal Science Fiction; Amazing Stories, TOR Books), for Virtual World Enterprises, and created BattleTech products, especially novel and sourcebook covers in the early FASA era.

EXCEPTIONAL "LIKE NEW" COPY: Very tight, bright, clean with brilliant color plates, unfoxed, and without any marks by previous owners. Includes "Collector's Notes."

Price: $65.00

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