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ship that sailed to Mars

William M. Timlin

ship that sailed to Mars

a fantasy

by William M. Timlin

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by George G. Harrap & Company Limited in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile fiction -- Fantasy,
  • Fairy tales,
  • Mars (planet) -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Fairies -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtold and pictured by William M. Timlin.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 leaves, [48] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15265785M

    Mars, also known as Makalös ("peerless; astounding"), traditionally referred to as the Jutehataren ("Dane Hater"), was a Swedish warship that was built between and She was the leading ship of King Eric XIV of Sweden's fleet, and at 70 meters and equipped with guns, was one of the largest warships of the time, even larger than the famous Swedish ship Vasa. Full title: The Ship That Sailed to Mars, A FantasyAuthor: William M Timlin (author and illustrator)Publication: George G. Harrap & Company Limited, no date stated but A good complete copy, with the rare dust jacket, of "The most original and beautiful children's book of the 's" (Dalby, The Golden Age of Children's Book Illustration), combining science fiction and fantasy. One of

    A raison d'etre of Calla Editions is to make long-forgotten masterworks available to contemporary bibliophiles, and this book fulfills that aim like few others Ship That Sailed to Mars has a legendary reputation, and the original edition is much sought after by an ardent cult of collectors. Its author, William Timlin, was an obscure South African architect who, in a singular burst of Price: $ The Ship That Sailed to Mars has a legendary reputation, and the original edition is much sought after by an ardent cult of collectors. Its author, William Timlin, was an obscure South African architect who, in a singular burst of creativity, brought forth a magical intertwining of science fiction and fantasy, a kind of Burroughs meets Tolkien.

      The Ship That Sailed To Mars is not offered yet by Folio Society, and I didn't want to pay the Easton Press price which looks very similar to the interior of the Calla Edition. I didn't purchase East of the Sun and West of the Moon in the Calla Edition, I brought the Folio Society version. William Timlin. The Ship That Sailed to Mars. A Fantasy. London: George G. Harrap & Company Limited, [n.d., ]. First edition. Large Quarto. Forty-eight mounted color plates and forty-eight mounted pages of calligraphic text by Timlin on grey background Rating: % positive.


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Ship that sailed to Mars by William M. Timlin Download PDF EPUB FB2

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A raison d'etre of Calla Editions is to make long-forgotten masterworks available to contemporary bibliophiles, and this book fulfills that aim like few others can.

The Ship That Sailed to Mars has a legendary reputation, and the original edition is much sought after by an ardent cult of collectors/5.

"The most original and beautiful children's book of the s was William M. Timlin's masterpiece The Ship That Sailed to Mars. a magical combination of science fiction and fairyland" (Richard Dalby, The Golden Age of Children's Book Illustration,pp.

The Ship that Sailed to Mars is one of those stories, and William Timlin is one of those people. Published in England in in an edition of only copies – a mere of which were made available in America – The Ship that Sailed to Mars contains 48 color plates, which alternate with 48 pages of Timlin’s own calligraphic text.

As for the "The Ship that Sailed to Mars", it is a Calla edition and the quality is wonderful. The binding (in Arrestox B and Rainbow) is a sturdy hardback and is quite hefty in weight. The paper too is of superior quality (# Utopia II Ivory Matte) and the pages are creamy in color with an attractive green border all around/5(26).

First edition, first impression, in the rare dust jacket. Timlin's only published book, The Ship That Sailed to Mars is a fantastical illustrated gift book that rivalled those of Rackham, Dulac, Goble and Nielsen.

A book called ‘The Ship that Sailed to Mars’ by William Mitcheson Timlin, which contains highly colourful illustrations shown alongside the text of the story. What is the book about. The fantasy story is that of an Old Man who dreams of sailing to Mars by way of the moon and other planets.

The Ship That Sailed to Mars, A Fantasy William M Timlin (author and illustrator) Published by George G. Harrap & Company Limited, no date stated but (). He also wrote stories and music, and did periodical illustrations.

In he published The Ship that Sailed to Mars, which he wrote, and illustrated himself. He began work on another fantasy book entitled The Building of the Fairy City but it was never completed.

Overall Condition: A Very Good Copy. The Ship that Sailed to Mars is one of those books that will reduce even adults into a state of childish awe. Written and illustrated by William M. Timlin, Peter Harrington has an incredible quarto edition bound by The Chelsea Bindery.

The book is complete with 48 mounted illustrations and pages of text, unset in Timlin’s original style. A SIGNED COPY OF TIMLIN'S FANTASTICAL TALE TIMLIN, William The Ship That Sailed to Mars A Fantasy Harrap, The Ship That Sailed to Mars () is his only published book, a fantastical illustrated gift book that rivalled those of Rackham, Dulac, Goble and Nielsen.

The book was published by George Harrap, who had earlier published Willy Pogany in the same format, with calligraphic text mounted, like the plates, on grey matte paper.

Timlin worked on The Ship that Sailed to Mars for two years. The work expanded until in its final form it had 48 pages of text and 48 colour plates showing remarkable flights of fantasy. Timlin sent the book to publishers George Harrap, who were delighted with the illustrations and the calligraphic text, deciding to print it without typesetting.

The Ship That Sailed to Mars has a legendary reputation, and the original edition is much sought after by an ardent cult of collectors. Its author, William Timlin, was an obscure South African architect who, in a singular burst of creativity, brought forth a magical intertwining of science fiction and fantasy, a kind of Burroughs meets Tolkien/5(91).

"The Ship That Sailed to Mars" by William M. Timlin is exactly the sort of book Einstein must have had in mind. Timlin was an architect by profession, but he also exhibited his watercolors, pastels, and oils, as well as illustrating books and periodicals with his pen & ink drawings/5(14).

A raison d'etre of Calla Editions is to make long-forgotten masterworks available to contemporary bibliophiles, and this book fulfills that aim like few others can.

The Ship That Sailed to Mars has a legendary reputation, and the original edition is much sought after by an ardent cult of collectors. Its author, William Timlin, was an obscure South African architect who, in a singular burst of 5/5(1).

His book, The Ship That Sailed to Mars, was published in and the film rights were purchased in the US, where Timlin was popular during his lifetime. It has been asserted that the illustrations to this book put him in the top ten of fantasy illustrators with Rackham, Dulac, Goble and Nielsen.

He also wrote stories and music, and did periodical illustrations. In he published The Ship that Sailed to Mars, which he wrote, and illustrated himself. He began work on another fantasy book entitled The Building of the Fairy City but it was never completed. The Ship That Sailed to Mars by William M.

Timlin. View current stock of this title. William M. Timlin who wrote and illustrated this book was born April He showed a great gift for drawing at Morpeth Grammar School and won a scholarship to the Armstrong College of Art in Newcastle.

In he emigrated to South Africa where he remained for the rest of his life. The most original and beautiful children's book of the s was William M.

Timlin's masterpiece The Ship That Sailed to Mars. a magical combination of science fiction and fairyland" (Richard Dalby, The Golden Age of Children's Book Illustration,pp.

OUR JULY ONLINE BOOK FAIR WILL OPEN 29TH JULY AT 12 NOON. Back. The Ship that Sailed to Mars. a fantasy. Book Description. Cream vellum spine lettered and decorated in gilt has slight marks on the blank areas.

Author William Timlin. Date () Binding Hardback.Get this from a library! The ship that sailed to Mars: a fantasy. [William M Timlin; George G. Harrap & Co.,].“THE MOST ORIGINAL AND BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN’S BOOK OF THE TWENTIES”: THE SHIP THAT SAILED TO MARS, WITH SCARCE ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. TIMLIN, William M.

The Ship that Sailed to Mars. A Fantasy. London: George G. Harrap, []. Large quarto, original half vellum, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, gray paper-covered boards, original dust jacket.