Golden Age Illustrators

 
Very Good+ (as usual, corners rubbed with boards showing, spine ends frayed, hinges sound, interior is very tight and clean), Edwin Austin Abbey, Lucas, E. V., Abbey, Edwin Austin, Methuen & Co., 1921, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, xxii, 519 pages, 200 black & white plates, Hardcover, cloth spine, English

This is the best book on Abbey: over five inches thick between two volumes and reproducing 200 Abbey illustrations. Written shortly after Abbey's death,...

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Very Good+ (as usual, corners rubbed with boards showing, however the hinges and binding are very sound, and the interior is very tight and clean), Edwin Austin Abbey, Lucas, E.V., Abbey, Edwin Austin, Methuen & Co., 1921, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, xxii, 519 pages, 200 black & white plates, Hardcover, leather, English

This is the best book on Abbey: over five inches thick between two volumes and reproducing 200 Abbey illustrations. Written shortly after Abbey's death,...

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Fine, Alastair, Arwas, Victor, Alastair, Thames & Hudson, 1979, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, 100 pages, 4 color and 92 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

"A portrait of a fascinating and elusive personality who was a natural heir to the style and reputation of Aubrey Beardsley and whose work forms a link...

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Eugene Atget, VF, Atget, Eugene, J. Paul Getty Museum, 2000, 1st, French wraps, English

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Ralph Barton, #101 of 2050 copies published for subscribers only and SIGNED by the publishers Boni & Liveright, VG (papered corners worn through to boards, two small tears to spine cloth), internally VG+, Balzac, Honore, Barton, Ralph, Boni & Liveright, 1928, 1st, cloth spine, textured decorative paper over boards

Lovely bawdy illustrations by the famed caricaturist. Complete in two volumes. #101 of 2050 copies published for subscribers only and signed by the...

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The Illustration Collector #38A
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Very Fine, Walter Baumhofer, Baumhofer, Walter, Illustration House, 1998, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 12 pages, 39 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A nice cross-section of his work including quite a few romantic scenes a la Sundblom or Whitmore. 39 pieces fully described (with prices) and reproduced...

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Monte Beauchamp, Beauchamp, Monte, Very Fine, Seattle, Fantagraphics Books, 2004, 1st, 9781560975427, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 168 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: A collection of vintage Christmas cards for very bad little girls and boys. The Devil in Design is a fascinating, full-color...

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John Gunnison, Rudolph Belarski, Gunnison, John, Belarski, Rudolph, Fine, Adventure House, Silver Spring, MD, 2003, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 112 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

A collection of nearly 350 pulp covers by Belarski. This book is from the estate of Dave Stevens (1955-2008) artist and creator of The Rocketeer....

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Signed by Pres Romanillos, Very Fine/Fine, Thomas Hart Benton, Marling, Karal Ann, Benton, Thomas Hart, University of Missouri Press, 1985, 1st, 0826204074, Hardcover, cloth, English

This was Disney and Dreamworks animator Pres Romanillos' personal copy with his ownership signature on the title page. This book has 203 drawing...

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Oscar E. Berninghaus, Signed by the author Gordon E. Sanders, VF/VF, Sanders, Gordon E., Berninghaus, Oscar E., Taos Heritage Publishing Co., 1985, 1st, cloth

"Oscar Edmund Berninghaus was a major American painter. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1874, he first came to Taos in the Territory of New Mexico in 1899....

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Gershon Legman, Mahlon Blaine, Legman, Gershon, Blaine, Mahlon, #18 of 100 hardcover copies signed by contributors Legman, Trenary, and Arrington. "This special hardbound edition is limited to 125 copies, of which 100 are for sale.", Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Peregrine Books, Lansing, MI, 1982, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 104 pages, 8 color plates, over 70 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This is #18 of 100 hardcover copies signed by contributors Legman, Trenary, and Arrington. ("This special hardbound edition is limited to 125 copies, of...

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Very Fine, Brian Hunt, Mahlon Blaine, Hunt, Brian, Blaine, Mahlon, GB Graphics, 2009, 1st, 978-0578043852, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 458 pages, 617 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

With 617 large and clear examples, this book reprints about 30 percent of all the Mahlon Blaine drawings published during the artist's lifetime. From the...

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Georges Bataille, Gert Mattenklott, Karl Blossfeldt, Bataille, Gert Mattenklott, Georges, Blossfeldt, Karl, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (lower corners lightly bumped otherwise Fine), Munich, Schirmer/Mosel Verlag, 1999, 1st, 978-3888146275, 12.25 inches, 10 inches, 276 pages, 240 black & white plates, Hardcover, cloth, English

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Hannes Bok, Wrzos (ed.), Joseph, Bok, Hannes, Fine, Lakewood, Colorado, Centipede Press, 2012, 1st, 9781613470251, 12 inches, 8 inches, 464 pages, over 600 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

The definitive Bok collection. With an introduction by Ray Bradbury . Out of print. From the Publisher: With over 450 pages, and a large, 8...

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The Art of Chesley Bonestell
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Chesley Bonestell, Miller, Frederick C. Durant III, Ron, Bonestell, Chesley, Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket (only light shelfwear), London, Paper Tiger, 2001, 1st, 1855858843, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 256 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

This is the ultimate book on Bonestell. The number and quality of reproductions makes this the one to have. A complete biography and career retrospective,...

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Chesley Bonestell, VG+ (shelfworn), Johnson, Paul, Bonestell, Chesley, Chronicle, 1974, 1st, wraps

Creating a painting of each of the twenty-one California missions was a passion of Bonestell's. This book reproduces all 22 paintings as full-page color...

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Manuel Auad, Franklin Booth, Auad, Manuel, Booth, Franklin, Near Fine/Near Fine (tips lightly bumped, dustjacket rubbed and corners bumped), San Francisco, Auad, 2006, 1st, 0966938143, 11.5 inches, 8.9 inches, 128 pages, black & white, 16 pages in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

One of the three out-of-print books devoted to the pen & ink master. "In this richly illustrated volume featuring much rarely-seen artwork, Eisner...

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Will Bradley: His Graphic Art
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Will Bradley, NF, Hornung, Clarence P, Bradley, Will, Dover, 1974, wraps

A collection of his posters, illustrations, typographic designs, and decorations.

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Very Fine, Frank Brangwyn, Brangwyn, Frank, Libby Horner, 2010, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

A bundle of book and DVD together.   "This is the first time a Catalogue Raisonne has been produced as a DVD - a unique concept and destined to...

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Frank Brangwyn, GWTW art director Lyle Wheeler's copy. Signed by him on the half-title page and his unique blind stamp in the lower corner of the plates, Rebacked retaining the original cloth covers and spine. New endpapers. Text block VG., Brangwyn and Walter Shaw Sparrow, Frank, Brangwyn, Frank, John Lane, 1915, 3rd 1925, decorative cloth

This was Gone With the Wind art director Lyle Wheeler's copy. Signed by Lyle Wheeler on the half-title page, with his unique blind stamp in the lower...

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The Bridge
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Frank Brangwyn, VG+ (Brangwyn-esque bookplate on front end paper). A very attractive copy, Brangwyn and Christian Barman, Frank, Brangwyn, Frank, John Lane/Dodd Mead, 1926, 1st, cloth

This book collecting 22 pen drawings and 24 watercolor paintings of bridges all over Europe and as far as the Middle East and Russia. This is subtitled "A...

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The Bridge
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Frank Brangwyn, VG+ (Previous owner's name on front free end paper), Brangwyn and Christian Barman, Frank, Brangwyn, Frank, John Lane/Dodd Mead, 1926, 1st, cloth

This book collecting 22 pen drawings and 24 watercolor paintings of bridges all over Europe and as far as the Middle East and Russia. This is subtitled "A...

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The Bridge
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Frank Brangwyn, VG+ (some fraying to top of spine, Previous owner's name on front free end paper), Brangwyn and Christian Barman, Frank, Brangwyn, Frank, John Lane/Dodd Mead, 1926, 1st, cloth

This book collecting 22 pen drawings and 24 watercolor paintings of bridges all over Europe and as far as the Middle East and Russia. This is subtitled "A...

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The Bridge
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Frank Brangwyn, VG+, Brangwyn and Christian Barman, Frank, Brangwyn, Frank, John Lane/Dodd Mead, 1926, 1st, cloth

This book collecting 22 pen drawings and 24 watercolor paintings of bridges all over Europe and as far as the Middle East and Russia. This is subtitled "A...

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Frank Brangwyn, Limited to 1000 copies, VG+ (1/4 inch tear at the top of the spine, cloth frayed at bottom edge of spine, corners sharp, very sound), Rutter, Frank, Brangwyn, Frank, F. Lewis, 1933, 1st, cloth

This beautiful monograph is devoted to Brangwyn's most famous mural commission begun in 1925 and completed in 1932 ("The huge British Empire Panels are...

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Frank Brangwyn, Limited to 1000 copies, NF (very bright, clean,, Rutter, Frank, Brangwyn, Frank, F. Lewis, 1933, 1st, cloth

This beautiful monograph is devoted to Brangwyn's most famous mural commission begun in 1925 and completed in 1932 ("The huge British Empire Panels are...

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Frank Brangwyn, VG+/VG (Previous owner's name on front end paper, dustjacket missing a piece at the spine tail), Furst, Herbert, Brangwyn, Frank, Dodd Mead, 1924, 1st, cloth

This volume focuses on Brangwyn's mural paintings with analyses of over a dozen commissions including Brangwyn's own comments. Very scarce in dustjacket.

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VG+/VG+ dustjacket (corners rubbed, boards showing, hinges cracked, otherwise covers quite clean & bright, binding tight, pages Fine, dustjacket spine torn with a small piece missing). An impressive copy. Rare with the Dustjacket, Frank Brangwyn, Gaunt, William, Brangwyn, Frank, The Studio, 1926, 1st, Hardcover, vellum spine, top edge gilt

A complete illustrated catalogue raisonné of Brangwyn's etchings completed between 1900 and 1926. Each of the 331 etchings is reproduced in...

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VG (vellum torn at the top & bottom of the spine, boards shelfworn, upper corners bumped and pages lightly creased from bump, hinges starting, covers & pages clean, binding sound), Frank Brangwyn, Gaunt, William, Brangwyn, Frank, The Studio, 1926, 1st, Hardcover, vellum spine, top edge gilt, English

A complete illustrated catalogue raisonné of Brangwyn's etchings completed between 1900 and 1926. Each of the 331 etchings is reproduced in...

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The Pageant Of Venice
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Frank Brangwyn, VG+ (hinges weak, corners & boards edges slightly rubbed), Hutton, Edward, Brangwyn, Frank, John Lane, 1922, 1st, 3/4 cloth

An illustrated book.

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The Way Of The Cross
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Frank Brangwyn, Limited to 700 numbered copies, Very Fine/Very Fine, Brangwyn, Frank, Auad, 2009, 1st, 11 inches, 14 inches, English

Brangwyn's depiction of the 14 stations of the cross, finely printed on 14 letterpress sheets. From the publisher's announcement: Auad Publishing is...

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Limited to 500 deluxe copies. Slipcased Hardcover Edition featuring a 16-page bonus folio and an alternate cover., Very Fine in a Very Fine slipcase, Margaret Brundage, Korshak, J. David Spurlock, Stephen, Brundage, Margaret, Vanguard Productions, 2013, 1st, 9781934331514, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This Slipcased Hardcover Edition is limited to only 500 copies and features an alternate cover and a 16-page bonus folio not included in the regular...

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Douglas Allen, Charles Livingston Bull, Allen, Douglas, Bull, Charles Livingston, Copy #184, Near Fine (mild rubbing to corners, spine tight, pages flat), Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ, 1994, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, 28 color & 50 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A scarce monograph on one of the premier wildlife artists of his time. A 13-page biography, a portfolio of originals, and an extensive illustrated annotated...

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#573 to 2000 copies. This copy signed by the artist., Very Fine/Fine, Edd Cartier, Cartier, Dean, Cartier, Edd, Gerry de la Ree, 1977, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, 133 black & white illustrations, most full-page, Hardcover, cloth, English

The first and only collection of pulp magazine illustrator Edd Cartier. A wonderful collection.

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Art From The Mayans To Disney
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Very Good/Very Good- (Previous owner's name on front free end paper, dustjacket edgeworn), Jean Charlot, Charlot, Jean, Sheed & Ward, 1939, 1st, 7 inches, 4.5 inches, 285 pages, 20 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

“Two sets of experiences have gone to the making of this book. First, Jean Charlot is an artist himself which gives him, in Mark Twain’s simile,...

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Charlot Murals In Georgia
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Jean Charlot, Limited to 2500 copies, VG+/VG- (3" triangular piece missing from dustjacket front panel), Charlot, Jean, University of Georgia Press, 1945, 1st, cloth

Jean Charlot (1897 - 1979) learned mural painting in the 1920s under Diego Rivera and created some 75 murals over his lifetime. He painted three large...

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Limited to 5000 copies each with an original silkscreen print bound in, Near Fine (remainder mark on bottom edge), Jean Charlot, Morse, Peter, Charlot, Jean, Capra Press, 1978, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 64 pages, 29 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

"The pre-eminent medium of popular art is the print, which can bring knowledge, pleasure and new values to millions of people never reached by the museum or...

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Legends Of The City Of Mexico
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Walter Appleton Clark, VG+, Janvier, Thomas A, Clark, Walter Appleton, Harper & Bros., 1910, Reprint, cloth, English

"These legends of the City of Mexico are of my finding, not of my making. They are genuine folk-stories. Each one of them is a true folk-growth from some...

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Legends Of The City Of Mexico
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Walter Appleton Clark, VG+ (Christmas 1912 gift inscription on front end paper), Janvier, Thomas A, Clark, Walter Appleton, Harper & Bros., 1910, 1st, decorative green cloth

Six excellently macabre paintings by Clark are the highlight of this collection of folktales of Mexico's colonial period. These fantastical tales of...

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John Clymer, Clymer, John, Very Good+ (moderate wear, some light creases along spine), Art Instruction, Inc., Minneapolis, 1951, 1st, 13.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 48 pages, 20 color and over 75 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

John Clymer created covers for the Saturday Evening Post and numerous illustrations for True, American Locomotive, and national advertising campaigns....

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King, of the Khyber Rifles
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One of 200 numbered copies signed by the publishers, Very Fine/Very Fine, Joseph Clement Coll, Mundy, Talbot, Coll, Joseph Clement, Girasol Collectables, 2008, 1st, 9780982089002, Hardcover, cloth, English

For nine consecutive issues, from May 1916 to January 1917, Talbot Mundy’s epic eastern adventure delighted fans of the pulp Everybody’s...

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Nemo #16
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Joseph Clement Coll, VF, Coll, Joseph Clement, Fantagraphics, 1985, 1st, wraps

Joseph Clement Coll. Herriman's Baron Bean. Corto Maltese.

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Walt Reed, Joseph Clement Coll, Reed, Walt, Coll, Joseph Clement, Near Fine (light shelfwear, spine tight, pages flat & clean), Northlight, Westport, CT, 1978, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, over 250 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

The classic monograph on this pen and ink artist (1880-1921). The plentiful illustrations are presented chronologically and represent his best work....

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Marvin D. Cone, VF/VF, Czestochowski, Joseph S, Cone, Marvin D., Dutton, 1985, 1st, cloth

"Marvin Cone did not fit the popular conception of an artist; neither did he share a sense of mission about regionalism. He was highly respected by his...

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William H., Deborah Epstein Solon Gerdts, Colin Campbell Cooper, Gerdts, William H., Deborah Epstein Solon, Cooper, Colin Campbell, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Manchester, Hudson Hills Press, 2006, 1st, 978-155595269-3, 155595269-0, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 143 pages, 79 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, English

79 American Impressionist paintings in color. From the dust jacket: Like the fate of so many American Impressionist painters, Colin Campbell Cooper's...

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Dean Cornwell, VF/VF. An amazingly pristine copy, Broder, Patricia Janis, Cornwell, Dean, Balance House/Watson-Guptill, 1978, 1st, cloth

A mint copy of the original edition of this great book on this American illustrator and muralist.

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Patricia Janis Broder, Dean Cornwell, Broder, Patricia Janis, Cornwell, Dean, Very Good+/Very Good+ (upper corners lightly bumped, mild shelfwear, dustjacket worn with several small tears), Balance House/Watson-Guptill, New York, 1978, 1st, 10.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 240 pages, 63 color plates, 236 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The original edition of this great book on this American illustrator & muralist. "Dean Cornwell, in his magazine and book illustrations, posters,...

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Patricia Janis Broder, Dean Cornwell, Broder, Patricia Janis, Cornwell, Dean, Very Good+ (top of the spine and lower corners badly bumped, dustjacket missing), Collectors Press, Portland, OR, 2000, 1st thus, 10.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 240 pages, 63 color plates, 236 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the dustjacket: "Dean Cornwell, in his magazine and book illustrations, posters, calendar art, and advertising art recaptured decade by decade the...

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