Steampunk: H.G. Wells

Steampunk: H.G. Wells

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No classic work lends itself better to Steampunk illustrations than The Time Machine , The War of the Worlds , and "The Country of the Blind," written by H.G. Wells, who many consider to be the father of Steampunk itself. Wells's tales of time travel and scientific romance is the perfect collection to the Steampunk series. Fans old and new will be delighted by Basic and Sumberac's four-colour illustrations spiked with Steampunk machinery, gadgets, and fashion.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 408 pages
  • 180.34 x 205.74 x 38.1mm | 1,179.33g
  • Running Press,U.S.
  • Running Press Kids
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0762444444
  • 9780762444441
  • 380,788

Review quote

"...The publisher had made the right choice and not attempted to modify or create new content. Instead, Steampunk Poe simply provides some of Poe's best works, both short story and poetry, along with some beautiful custom artwork created just for the book by illustrators Zdenko Basic and Manuel Sumberac... My steampunk library grows constantly, and while there are many books on my shelf that I've enjoyed over the years, only a small number exist that I'll reach for in years to come for a re-read. Steampunk Poe is one of those." Geekdad from wired.com, review of Steampunk: Poeshow more

About Zdenko Basic

Zdenko Basic is the illustrator of many books for children including Seven Sorcerers, The Dream Dealer, and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. He is the director of the critically acclaimed short film Guliver, and works as a costume and set designer for The Merlin Theatre. He was the recipient of the 2008 Grigor Vitez Award for Best Illustration in Children's Books and also the 2009 Croatian Association of Artists of Applied Arts Award for Best Young Artist.show more

Table of contents

Introduction The Time Machine The War of the Worlds The Country of the Blind H.G. Wellsshow more

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