From H.G Wells to Frank Frazetta, The Jerry Weist Collection of Science Fiction, Fantasy Art and Rare Books at Heritage

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA.- Heritage Auctions has announced that it will hold a special catalog auction this Sept. 12, 2011, in Beverly Hills, from the estate of pioneering collector, publisher, historian, and scholar Jerry Weist, who passed away on Jan. 7 of this year. The science-fiction and fantasy themed artwork, rare first-edition books, movie posters, fanzines, pulp magazines, comic books, and a great many rare personal items – which Weist lovingly collected over more than 40 years with a keen eye, deep passion and dedication – represents one of the most important offerings of its kind ever at public auction. Included are masterpieces by Frank Frazetta, J. Allen St. John, Frank R. Paul, Wally Wood, Virgil Finlay, Alex Schomburg, Chesley Bonestell, Richard Powers, Frank Kelly Freas, and many more of the