Michael Publishing, LLC: The Fantasy Illustration Library
Michael Publishing, LLC: The Fantasy Illustration Library

Offerings

Volume One

Limited Edition Fine Art Books of Fantasy/Science Fiction

Michael Publishing of Naperville, Illinois, specializes in creating limited edition fantasy fine art books. The first book in this series is the perfect gift for any collector of fantasy art.

 

The Fantasy Illustration Library

 

Volume One: LANDS and LEGENDS is a fine art book from the world of fantasy art.  The book is 9" X 12" with a forest green leatherette cover, with gold embossing on the front and back and matching slip case. The slip case has thumb cutouts for easy removal of the book.

 

The book contains 148 full-color paintings of fabled lands and subjects by 127 of the most famous illustrators, designers and cover artists of our time. These artists are from the fields of illustration, comics, fantasy, science fiction and gaming. This is the largest single gathering of fantasy artists ever done in one volume. The book contains 320 pages of narrative and art commissioned specifically for the book.

 

The book is limited to 3,000+ numbered copies worldwide and 150 artists’ proof copies, one for each artist. It retails for $125 and is sold directly from our web site or at our booth at comic book, WFC™, Worldcon™ and other convention venues.   Check for our convention appearances on this web site under the APPEARANCES tab. 

 

Volume Two: GODS and GODDESSES is a fine art book from the world of fantasy art where each artist selected the deity they wished to illustrate.

Some of the book's special attributes are:

  • Oversize 9" X 12" hard cover, fully bound in forest green leatherette with gold embossing on the front and back.
  • Matching slip case, also in forest green leatherette.
  • Signed by the editors.
  • Limited to 1,500 serial numbered copies world-wide.
  • Contains 368 pages of narrative including 126 full bleed illustration done specifically for this book
  • 97 artists and illustrators participated in the book.
  • Contains deities (selected by the artists) from twenty-three different cultures world-wide and additional write ups on deities not selected for illustration.
  • Printed on archival SILK finish paper for exceptional color and hue.
  • Pages are sewn and glued.
  • A satin ribbon page marker is included.
  • Each artist has two full pages for their piece, a narrative with biography and personal insights, along with a signature line at the bottom; facing the illustration.
  • Owner serial numbers are registered with their e-mails so that notifications of future volumes will provide the owner the opportunity to reserve the matching number of each additional volume in the series.
  • PRINTED IN THE USA
  • Priced at $125.00

   Check for our convention appearances on this web site under the APPEARANCES tab. 

 

 

NOW ACCEPTING ORDERS FOR VOLUME ONE: "LANDS and LEGENDS."

NOW ACCEPTING ORDERS FOR VOLUME TWO: "GODS and GODDESSES."

 

Contact us in Naperville, Illinois, for a captivating coffee table book.

Volumes 2-7

Unique, Limited Edition Art Books

VOLUME TWO: GODS and GODDESSES is now available.

 

If you are a fan of Fantasy or Science Fiction art, look no further for beautifully produced limited edition art books than Michael Publishing of Naperville, Illinois. All of the pieces in this series are either original, never-been-published, or, in a very few instances, limited edition art. 

 

Upcoming Volumes in the Series: The Fantasy Illustration Library

Future volumes to be announced.


Future Series

The Fantasy Author Tribute Series - The Worlds of: – A book of fine art representing the works of a world famous author of fantasy where the artists draw their inspiration for their artwork from a scene in a short story or novel.   The first book is planned to be The Worlds of Tanith Lee.

The Science Fiction Author Tribute Series - The Worlds of: - A book of fine art representing the works of a world famous science fiction author where the artists draw their inspiration for their artwork from a scene in a short story or novel.   The first book is planned to be The Worlds of Mike Resnick.

The Art of: – A book of the fine art of a world-famous fantasy, comic, or science fiction artist including artwork, commentary, history of the artist’s development, Ccommentaries by their cpntemporaries, and critiques of some of their seminal and watershed works.   We are currently in discussions with several prominant artists.

Contact us in Naperville, Illinois, for collectible limited edition art books.

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