Golden Age Illustrators

 
Norman Rockwell, Presentation copy to Dr. Joseph J. Russo with a long inscription by Norman Rockwell, Fine/VG (dust jacket chipped), Guptill, Arthur L., Rockwell, Norman, Watson-Guptill, 1946, 2nd, cloth, English

This book, written in 1946 at the midpoint in Rockwell's career, is one of the best books on the artist. Created with the full cooperation of the artist,...

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Norman Rockwell, Rockwell, Norman, Very Good+ (some slight wear to the edges, left edge somewhat unevenly trimmed), New York, 1933, 1st, 14 inches, 11 inches, color

A gorgeous Norman Rockwell cover from the August 5, 1933 issue of The Saturday Evening Post, volume 206, number 6. This is an actual vintage cover from...

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Norman Rockwell, Rockwell, Norman, Very Good+ (some slight wear to the edges, left edge somewhat unevenly trimmed), New York, 1935, 1st, 14 inches, 11 inches, color

The Norman Rockwell cover from the February 9, 1935 issue of The Saturday Evening Post, volume 207, number 32. This is an actual vintage cover from 1935,...

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Norman Rockwell, Rockwell, Norman, Very Good+ (some slight wear to the edges, left edge somewhat unevenly trimmed), New York, 1930, 1st, 14 inches, 11 inches, color

A compelling Norman Rockwell cover from the November 8, 1930 issue of The Saturday Evening Post, volume 203, number 19. This is an actual vintage cover from...

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Norman Rockwell, Rockwell, Norman, Very Good+ (some slight wear to the edges, left edge somewhat unevenly trimmed), New York, 1934, 1st, 14 inches, 11 inches, color

A dreamy Norman Rockwell cover from the October 20, 1934 issue of The Saturday Evening Post, volume 207, number 16. This is an actual vintage cover from...

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Norman Rockwell, Rockwell, Norman, Very Good+ (some slight wear to the edges, left edge somewhat unevenly trimmed), New York, 1934, 1st, 14 inches, 11 inches, color

A delightful Norman Rockwell cover from the September 22, 1934 issue of The Saturday Evening Post, volume 207, number 12. This is an actual vintage cover...

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Near Fine (light shelwear), Will South, Guy Rose, South, Will, Rose, Guy, Oakland Museum/Irvine Museum, 1995, 1st, 14 inches, 10 inches, 188 pages, 130 color plates, 30 black & white illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

This is the only art book devoted to Guy Rose, painter of California coastal landscapes.

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Number Twelve Joy Street
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Harry Rountree, et al., VG (corners worn with boards exposed), Rountree, Harry, Doubleday, Doran, 1934, 1st American, cloth

"A Medley of Prose & Verse for Boys and Girls."

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Harry Rountree, VG- (worn corners and spine, back strip detached but mostly present, binding otherwise sound, light foxing throughout), Rountree, Harry, H. Stevenson & Co., boards with a onlaid color plate, English

A scarce and delicate book.

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Harry Rountree, Fine/VG+ price-clipped dust jacket (dust jacket corners rubbed), Darwin, Bernard, Rountree, Harry, Storey Communications, 1988, 1st thus, cloth

Rountree was an avid golfer and illustrated several golf books, however this title is his most famous golf book by far. A tour of Britain's golf courses...

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The Magic Wand
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Harry Rountree, VG (2" tear of cloth along spine, spine end slightly frayed, covers & corners worn), Hamer, S. H., Rountree, Harry, Duckworth, nd (c1912), pictorial cloth, English

A British schoolboy discovers a magic wand and has adventures in the jungle, under the sea, in the air, with Indians and with pirates. Twelve lovely...

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The Wood People And Others
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Harry Rountree, NF (light shelf wear, previous owner's name & 1934 on front free end paper), Haviland, Maud D., Rountree, Harry, Edward Arnold & Co., 1932, 1st thus, cloth, English

A reprinting of the 1914 original. Animal stories with charming naturalistic paintings by Harry Rountree.

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Very Fine, Julio Ruelas, Ruelas, Julio, Editorial RM, 2007, 1st, 9789689345053, Softcover, stiff oversize cloth wraps, English, Spanish

This is a generous collection of works by Julio Ruelas (1870-1907), an illustrator and painter of cadavers, hanged satyrs, bewitching maidens, sudden...

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Fine plates & NF booklet (light foxing) in a VG+ printed folder with tassel ties, Bradshaw, Percy V., Salmon, Balliol, Balliol Salmon, Press Art School, nd (circa 1917), 1st

Six plates reproducing six stages in the creation of "Friendly Criticism" a drawing in Russian charcoal. A 12 page booklet profiles the artist's...

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Very Fine/Very Fine, John Singer Sargent, Sargent, John Singer, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, xvi, 426, 109 color and 605 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth

"The Metropolitan's collection of drawings and watercolors by John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925), the renowned expatriate American painter...

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John Singer Sargent
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John Singer Sargent, NF/NF, Hills, Patricia, Sargent, John Singer, Whitney/Abrams, 1986, 1st, cloth

The catalogue for the exhibition at the Whitney Museum and the Art Institute of Chicago of Sargent's works in pencil, pastel, charcoal, watercolor, and oil....

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Very Fine, John Singer Sargent, Sargent, John Singer, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, 64 color and 7 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

"John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925), a prolific and versatile American expatriate painter based in England, enjoyed great international acclaim...

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Richard Ormond, Elaine Kilmurray, John Singer Sargent, Ormond, Elaine Kilmurray, Richard, Sargent, John Singer, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Yale University Press/Paul Mellon Centre, New Haven, CT, 2006, 1st, 12.5 inches, 10 inches, 446 pages, over 440 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Catalogues 217 paintings in color, plus 226 additional illustrations in color and black & white. From the publisher: From 1874 to 1882, John...

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Richard Ormond, Elaine Kilmurray, John Singer Sargent, Ormond, Elaine Kilmurray, Richard, Sargent, John Singer, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Yale University Press/Paul Mellon Centre, New Haven, CT, 2010, 1st, 12.5 inches, 10 inches, 392 pages, over 390 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, French

Catalogues 187 paintings in color, and over 200 supplemental illustrations in color and black & white. From the publisher: The fifth volume of the...

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Norman Saunders
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David Saunders, Norman Saunders, Saunders, David, Saunders, Norman, Fine/Fine, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2008, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 368 pages, over 880 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: "NORMAN SAUNDERS (1907-1989) was the legendary illustrator of Mars Attacks, Wacky Packages, Batman, Pre-Code Comics, Men's Adventure,...

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Alex Schomburg, NF (slight shelf wear, pages flat, binding tight & spine uncreased), Gustavson, Jon, Schomburg, Alex, Father Tree, 1986, 1st, wraps, English

The primary monograph on the comic book, pulp and sci-fi magazine cover artist. Produced with the assistance and cooperation of the artist.

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Alex Schomburg, Very Fine, Schomburg, Alex, Father Tree, 1986, 1st, wraps, English

The primary monograph on the comic book, pulp and sci-fi magazine cover artist. Produced with the assistance and cooperation of the artist.

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Limited to 550 copies. This copy is signed by the author., Scratch to spine otherwise Near Fine, John F., Jr Apgar, Frank Schoonover, Apgar, John F., Jr, Schoonover, Frank, 1969, 1st, 8.9 inches, 11.4 inches, 72 pages, 28 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth with an onlaid plate, English

A bibliography of the Brandywine painter-illustrator, Frank E. Schoonover (1877-1972). Privately printed in 1969. With 28 black & white...

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World War One Remembered
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Frank Schoonover, NF (scuffing on front cover otherwise VF), Ianni, Francis, Schoonover, Frank, Delaware Heritage Press, 1993, 1st, color wraps, English

This brief history of WWI features reproductions of a series of paintings commissioned by The Ladies Home Journal: 16 paintings by Schoonover and 7 by Gayle...

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Don Quijote De La Mancha
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Corners bumped otherwise VF, Jose Segrelles, Cervantes, Miguel, Segrelles, Jose, Espasa, 2002, 1st, Hardcover, leather, Spanish


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Jose Segrelles, Segrelles, Jose, Fine, Museo F. C. Barcelona, Barcelona, 1999, 1st, 8.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 50 pages, 68 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, Spanish

The catalog for a major exhibition of Segrelles' work in all fields: book illustration, posters, fine art, soccer. An excellent introduction to the work of...

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Jose Segrelles, Segrelles, Jose, #646 of 3000 copies, Fine/Fine (four small scuffs to the dustjacket spine otherwise no wear, clean, bright, tight), Graficas Bormac, Valencia, Spain, 1986, 1st, 13.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 188 pages, 194 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, Spanish

This is the cleanest copy I've ever had! An excellent monograph on this magnificent Spanish painter-illustrator. He illustrated Poe's Tales of Mystery...

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Jose Segrelles, Segrelles, Jose, #295 of 3000 copies, Fine/Fine, Graficas Bormac, Valencia, Spain, 1986, 1st, 13.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 188 pages, 194 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, Spanish

The largest and best monograph on this magnificent Spanish painter-illustrator. He illustrated Poe's Tales of Mystery & Imagination, Wells' The War of...

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Millard Sheets, VG+, Sheets, Millard, Kennedy Galleries, 1980, 1st, wraps

"Millard Sheets takes us on a pictorial tour of the world through the far-flung settings and spacious formats of his paintings. "An affirmation of life...

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Everett Shinn 1876 - 1953
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Everett Shinn, Fine/Fine, DeShazo, Edith, Shinn, Everett, Clarkson N. Potter, 1974, 1st, cloth spine

Everett Shinn was a painter of the Ashcan School as well as an illustrator. From the dustjacket: "Everett Shinn, born in 1876 in Woodstown, New...

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The Illustration Collector #33
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Very Fine, Everett Shinn, Shinn, Everett, Illustration House, 1995, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 16 pages, 5 color and 35 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Everett Shinn was a painter of the ash can school as well as an illustrator. 40 pieces from 1915-1920 fully described (with prices) and reproduced from...

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Natori Shunsen, Shunsen, Natori, Fine, Canberra, National Gallery of Australia, 2012, 1st, 9780642334275, 9 inches, 9 inches, 144 pages, over 150 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the back cover: Stars of the Tokyo Stage celebrates the glamor of kabuki theater amid the dynamic atmosphere of Japan in the 1920s and 30s....

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John Sloan, NF without dust jacket as issued (spine label missing), Sloan, John, American Artists Group, 1945, Later, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

John Sloan was an ash can school painter and an associate of Robert Henri.

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John Sloan, VG+ without dust jacket as issued, Sloan, John, American Artists Group, 1945, Later, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

John Sloan was an ash can school painter and an associate of Robert Henri.

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John Sloan, Fine/NF price-clipped dust jacket (light edge wear to dust jacket), Scott, David, Sloan, John, Watson Guptill, 1975, 1st, cloth

A biography and comprehensive career overview of this urban realist, a painter of what became known as "The Ash Can School." Written by an art historian at...

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Jessie Wilcox Smith
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Jessie Wilcox Smith, Fine/Fine, Schnessel, S. Michael, Smith, Jessie Wilcox, Crowell, nd (circa 1978), 1st, cloth

A biography and career overview of this popular illustrator. Appendices with detailed listings of her illustrated books, magazine covers, illustrations,...

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Jessie Wilcox Smith, NF/NF, Nudelman, Edward D., Smith, Jessie Wilcox, Pelican, 1990, 1st, cloth

A primarily pictorial volume collecting this popular illustrator. With a biography, career overview, and chronology. Lots of color images.

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Fine/Fine, Jessie Willcox Smith, Nudelman, Edward D, Smith, Jessie Willcox, Pelican, 1990, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, English

A primarily pictorial volume collecting this popular illustrator. With a biography, career overview, and chronology. Lots of color images.

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Very Fine, George & Eileen Soper, Soper, George & Eileen, Chris Beetles, 1995, 0871136466, Softcover, wraps, English

537 prints by George Soper (1870 - 1942) and 166 by Eileen Soper (1905 - 90).

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Sorolla: The Masterworks
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Very Fine/Very Fine, Joaquin Sorolla, Pons-Sorolla, Blanca, Sorolla, Joaquin, Rizzoli, 2012, 1st, 9780847839339, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: A new survey of the best works by the elusive and spectacular Spanish Impressionist Joaquín Sorolla. Often compared to his...

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Sorolla: The Masterworks
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Blanca Pons-Sorolla, Joaquin Sorolla, Pons-Sorolla, Blanca, Sorolla, Joaquin, Very Fine/Very Fine, Skira Rizzoli, New York, 2012, 978-0-8478-3933-9, 11.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 224 pages, over 100 color and many black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

About This Book A new survey of the best works by the elusive and spectacular Spanish Impressionist Joaquín Sorolla. Often compared to his...

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Edmund Peel, Joaquin Sorolla, Peel, Edmund, Sorolla, Joaquin, Fine, London, Sotheby's Publications, 1998, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 264 pages, 66 paintings and 30 oil sketches are reproduced in both color and black & white, plus 52 other illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

An excellent English-language monograph on Sorolla. This was the catalogue of the exhibition organized by the San Diego Museum of Art and the Instituto...

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INSCRIBED & dated Sept. 1981 by the author, Fine/Near Fine, Arthur Spear, Spear, Jr., Arthur, Spear, Arthur, Warren Historical Society and St. Botolph Club, 1981, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, viii, 72 pages, 43 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth

Spear (1879 - 1959) was known primarily for paintings of nymphs, fauns, undersea dwellers, and other imaginary scenes. Inscribed & dated Sept. 1981...

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J. Allen St. John, St. John, J. Allen, One of 2000 numbered copies, Very Fine without dustjacket as issued, Russ Cochran, West Plains, Missouri, 1976, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 271 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, cloth with onlaid color plate, English

The first volume of this legendary production is devoted to the first Edgar Rice Burroughs illustrator: J. Allen St. John . Every illustration in the...

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J. Allen St. John, St. John, J. Allen, Limited to 500 deluxe slipcased copies with an extra 16 page portfolio, Fine/Fine in Near Fine slipcase (small bump to one lower corner), Vanguard, Montclair, NJ, 2005, 1st, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 192 pages, 174 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather, English

The Limited Slipcased Edition which sold out immediately upon publication. This slipcased edition contains an extra 16-page ''Collector's Edition...

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Limited to 2000 copies, Very Fine (bright, flat, clean), J. Allen St. John, Richardson, Darrell C., St. John, J. Allen, Mid-America Publishers, 1991, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 112 pages, 10 color and 180 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

The primary reference on this artist.  Contents: Introduction. Books. Magazines. Miscellaneous. From the bookflap: Though not generally...

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Stephen D. Korshak, J. Allen St. John, Korshak, Stephen D., St. John, J. Allen, Very Fine, Vanguard, Lakewood, 2008, 1-887591-89-3, 12 inches, 9 inches, 160 pages, over 170 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

Over 170 paintings of "Tarzan", John Carter of "Mars", and more - many shot from original paintings. Vanguard's second volume devoted to the work of J....

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Penrhyn Stanlaws, Stanlaws, Penrhyn, Very Good+ (some slight wear to the edges, left edge somewhat unevenly trimmed), New York, 1930, 1st, 14 inches, 11 inches, color

A dreamy Penrhyn Stanlaws cover from the August 19, 1933 issue of The Saturday Evening Post, volume 206, number 8. This is an actual vintage cover from...

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