The Art of Manchu 3: Space-O-Matic



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The third art book devoted to the science fiction and scientific illustrations of this French book and magazine artist. Over 200 illustrations. Biography. Bibliography.

All text is in both English & French.

From the publisher:

Philippe Manchu is one of the most brilliant illustrators of his generation, specializing in science fiction and foresight. This art-of brings together for the third time the best of his work and unveils many new ones.

Space-O-Matic lets you discover Manchu's illustrations for SF novels, scientific magazines and those produced for the covers of the B Series label (Arctica, D-Day, Lady Spitfire). This art-of also premieres a making-of of his collaboration with Industria Mechanika for whom he designed a 1/35 Steamcar in resin. Excellent reproduction throughout.


Philippe Manchu est un des plus brillants illustrateurs de sa génération, spécialisé dans la science-fiction et la prospective. Cet art-of rassemble pour la troisième fois le meilleur de son travail et dévoile de nombreux inédits.

Space-O-Matic permet de découvrir le travail de Manchu sur ses illustrations de romans SF, magazines scientifiques et celles réalisées pour les couvertures du label Série B (Arctica, Jour J, Lady Spitfire). Cet art-of présente également en avant-première un making-of de sa collaboration avec Industria Mechanika pour qui il a conçu une Steamcar au 1/35 en résine. Le tout dans une excellente qualité de reproduction.



Condition & Attributes

Very Fine, issued without dustjacket



Publishing Information


Physical Description

12.5 inches
10 inches
96 pages
over 200 color and black & white illustrations
pictorial boards

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