American Illustrations


29 pioneering artists: 80 years of published science fiction


These science fiction, adventure and fantasy illustrations appeared on the covers of timeless novels such as the Tarzan series by Edgar Rice Burroughs and classic pulp magazines from the 1930s through 1960s, such as Amazing Stories, Weird Tales, Fantastic Adventures, and Wonder Stories. Cover artwork for hardcover and paperback books by Robert E. Howard, L. Ron Hubbard, and Robert Heinlein among other authors are also featured.

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Hymn on Christ's Nativity

Franklin Booth (1874-1948) 1929 Pen and ink with watercolor 8 x 11.5" A.33.1 Illustration for Hymn on Christ's Nativity by John Milton. Published as frontispiece for later art book on Franklin Booth.