Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Very Fine/Very Fine, Peter Clarke, Clarke, Peter, 2003, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, English

Clarke is a painter, illustrator, and a conceptual artist for animated films.

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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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Colorvision
  $150.00
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Ron Cobb, Cobb, Ron, Very Fine (no wear, pages flat, binding tight, clean), Sydney, Wild & Woolley, 1981, 1st, 090933143X, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 84 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

A truly pristine copy of the one and only monograph devoted to Cobb's paintings & color work. A career retrospective, it covers his early painted...

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Guy Coheleach, Presentation copy from Coheleach to Kelly Stewart (who briefly worked with Dian Fossey and daughter of Jimmy Stewart) dated 1991, Fine/Fine, Wieland, Terry, Coheleach, Guy, Briar Patch Press, nd (c1990), 1st, cloth

From the dust jacket: "Beginning as a painter of birds, Coheleach became noted for his detailed and dramatic renderings of birds of prey, especially the...

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Communication Arts V17 #4
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Dick Cole, NF, Cole, Dick, Sept 1976, 1st, wraps

Portfolio: Dick Cole (18 illustrations). The Gallery of Fine Comic Art in Carmel, California.

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John Collier, NF, Collier, John, 1982, 1st, wraps

Portfolio: John Collier (20 illustrations). One Mark English gallery illustration.

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Kinuko J. Craft, NF, Craft, Kinuko J., 1981, 1st, wraps

Portfolios: illustrators Kinuko Y. Craft (23 illustrations), James McMullan, Atari design.

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Robert Crumb, Crumb, Robert, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, David Zwirner Books, 2016, 1st, 9781941701348, 10.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 132 pages, 6 color and 109 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: One of America's most celebrated cartoonists, Robert Crumb helped define cartoon and punk subcultures of the 1960s and 1970s with...

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Robert Crumb, Crumb, Robert, Slipcased edition of 400 copies with a bookplate signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, David Zwirner Books, 2016, 1st, 9781941701362, 10.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 132 pages, 6 color and 109 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: One of America's most celebrated cartoonists, Robert Crumb helped define cartoon and punk subcultures of the 1960s and 1970s with...

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Very Fine in Very Fine dust jacket, Stephen Dalton, Dalton, Stephen, Salem House, 1988, 1st, Hardcover, boards, English

A personal selection of 25 years of the work of one of the world's greatest wildlife photographers. Dalton was a pioneer in the art of high-speed photography.

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Ken Davies: Artist At Work
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Ken Davies, NF/VG+ (Previous owner's name neatly written on front free end paper otherwise a sharp, clean copy, dustjacket lightly edgeworn), Davies, Ken, Watson-Guptill, 1978, 1st, cloth

Sharp-focus realism or magic realism. Six full-color step-by-step demonstrations and a gallery of 20 paintings.

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Ken Davies: Artist At Work
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Ken Davies, Fine/VG+ (a sharp, clean copy with a slightly edgeworn dustjacket with one closed tear), Davies, Ken, Watson-Guptill, 1978, 1st, cloth

Davies is an oil painter of still-lifes. His style is Sharp-focus realism or magic realism. Six full-color step-by-step demonstrations and a gallery of 20...

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Jack Davis, Davis, Jack, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics Books, 2011, 2nd, 9781606994474, 13.4 inches, 10.4 inches, 192 pages, over 400 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

The first comprehensive collection of a national artistic treasure. Jack Davis arrived on the illustration scene in the euphoric post-war America of the...

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Jack Davis, Davis, Jack, Very Good+ (small 1/4 inch puncture to the cloth along the front hinge, moderate rubbing to the bottom edge light bumps to the bottom corners, interior Fine), Seattle, Fantagraphics Books, 2011, 2nd, 9781606994474, 13.4 inches, 10.4 inches, 192 pages, over 400 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

The first comprehensive collection of a national artistic treasure. Jack Davis arrived on the illustration scene in the euphoric post-war America of the...

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Harvey Dinnerstein, VF/NF, Dinnerstein, Harvey, Watson-Guptill, 1978, 1st, cloth

This figurative painter offers step-by-step demonstrations and a gallery of paintings. "Harvey Dinnerstein: Artist at Work offers an intimate look at how a...

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Harvey Dinnerstein, Fine/VG+ (dustjacket corners rubbed), Dinnerstein, Harvey, Watson-Guptill, 1978, 1st, cloth

This figurative painter offers step-by-step demonstrations and a gallery of paintings. "Harvey Dinnerstein: Artist at Work offers an intimate look at how a...

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Albert Dorne: Master Illustrator
  $120.00
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David Apatoff, Albert Dorne, Apatoff, David, Dorne, Albert, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, Auad Publishing, 2012, 1st, 9781620503591, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 160 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. One of Auad Publishing's Famous Illustrators series with Robert Fawcett, Al Parker, and Henry Raleigh. Albert Dorne: Master Illustrator is...

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David Apatoff, Albert Dorne, Apatoff, David, Dorne, Albert, Very Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (moderate edgewear to the dustjacket), San Francisco, Auad Publishing, 2012, 1st, 9781620503591, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 160 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. One of Auad Publishing's Famous Illustrators series with Robert Fawcett, Al Parker, and Henry Raleigh. Albert Dorne: Master Illustrator is...

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Near Fine (mild corner wear otherwise flat, tight, clean), Mort Drucker, Duncan with Mort Drucker, David, Drucker, Mort, Stabur, 1988, 1st, 094161302X, Softcover, wraps, English

The only career retrospective of this illustrator-caricaturist best known for his Mad magazine film/TV satires and his covers for Time and TV Guide. It is...

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One of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine/Fine. A tight new unread copy, Mort Drucker, Duncan, David with Mort Drucker, Drucker, Mort, Stabur, 1988, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 96 pages, 19 color & 91 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

The only career retrospective of this illustrator-caricaturist best known for his Mad magazine film/TV satires and his covers for Time and TV Guide. It...

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Kidsguide Fall/Winter 2000/01
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Mort Drucker, VF, Drucker, Mort, 2000, 1st, color wraps

A swell ink and watercolor cover by Mort Drucker graces the cover of this local children's activities guide. Drucker's modern-day version of the...

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The Ollie North Coloring Book
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Mort Drucker, Fine, Laikin, Paul, Drucker, Mort, Andrews & McMeel, 1987, 2nd, color wraps

Drucker's beautiful penwork reproduced large. Caricatures of Ronnie, Nancy, George, Fawn Hall, and others.

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The Ronald Reagan Coloring Book
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Mort Drucker, VF, Laikin, Paul, Drucker, Mort, Andrews & McMeel, 1988, 1st, color wraps

Drucker's beautiful penwork reproduced large. Caricatures of Ronnie, Nancy, George and others.

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Tomatoes From Mars
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Mort Drucker, VF/VF, Yorinks, Arthur, Drucker, Mort, HarperCollins, 1999, 1st, paper over boards, English

Drucker’s second children’s picture book is a parody of a 1950s horror flick featuring Albert Einstein as the scientist and Jason Robards as the...

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Alan Dunn, signed on the front free end paper, VG/VG price-clipped dustjacket (two corners bumped), Dunn, Alan, Simon & Schuster, 1956, 1st, cloth

From the dust jacket: "No question about it: Alan Dunn is one of the most civilized cartoonists alive. In the course of thirty years, Mr. Dunn has had...

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Will Eisner, Eisner, Will, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Abrams, New York, 2011, 9780810997486, 8 inches, 6 inches, 272 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Will Eisner-- best known for his influential comic book series The Spirit and his groundbreaking graphic novel A Contract with God - believed in the...

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Chicken Fat
  $75.00
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Will Elder, Elder, Will, Very Fine, Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2006, 1st, 8.4 inches, 8 inches, 94 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Elder, one of comics' most fertile and wide-ranging imaginations, coined "chicken fat" to describe the myriad background gags crammed...

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Signed by the artist, Fine/Fine, Peter Ellenshaw, Ellenshaw, Peter, Mill Pond Press, 1996, 1st, 0941728056, 10 inches, 12.5 inches, x, 114 pages, 100 illustrations, mostly in color, Hardcover, cloth, English

Peter Ellenshaw is a highly acclaimed, Academy Award-winning matte painter (20,000 League Under the Sea, Mary Poppins). This is a collection of 72 of his...

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Ray Ellis, Kent, Norman, Ellis, Ray, #1655 of 1975 copies signed by the artist, Near Fine/Good (large pieces of dustjacket edges missing), Macculloch Hall Museum, Morristown, NJ, 1971, 1st, 73 illustrations, 9 in color, Hardcover, cloth, English

“The reproductions contained in this volume will disclose the essential contribution of Ray G. Ellis, whose works are particularly effective as...

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Upper corner bumped otherwise Fine (bright & unread), Rowland Emett, Emett, Rowland, Chris Beetles ltd., 1988, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

A thick beautiful catalogue for the very first exhibition of Emett's original illustration art. A statement by the artist and a 17-page illustrated...

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Very Fine/Near Fine (dustjacket slightly rubbed otherwise Fine). An amazing fresh unread copy, Rowland Emett, Emett, Rowland, Stephen Greene Press, 1977, 1st American, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, Hardcover, cloth, English

Trains and Railroaders were favorite subjects of this influential Punch cartoonist. This is a nice collection of his best.

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Manuel Auad, Robert Fawcett, Auad, Manuel, Fawcett, Robert, Fine/Near Fine (dustjacket edges rubbed), Auad Publishing, San Francisco, 2010, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 182 pages, about 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out-of-print. Robert Fawcett: The Illustrator's Illustrator is the very first book essaying the life, career and impact of this complex, even...

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Steven Heller, Jules Feiffer, Heller, Steven, Feiffer, Jules, Signed by the artist on the half-title page, An Ex-library copy with minimal markings, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket top edge lightly wrinkled and spine sunned), Knopf, New York, 1982, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 256 pages, over 240 black & white cartoon strips, hardcover, cloth, English

A retrospective featuring over 240 of Feiffer's black & white cartoon strips spanning Presidents Eisenhower to Reagan. Accompanying the cartoons, an...

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Jules Feiffer, Feiffer, Jules, Signed by the artist on the half-title page, Fine in Fine price-clipped dustjacket, Grove Press, New York, 1971, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 182 pages, over 200 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Over 200 of Feiffer's great courtroom sketches along with transcripts, edited by Feiffer, from the Chicago Conspiracy trial. Feiffer sat in the courtroom to...

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Grant Geissman, Al Feldstein, Geissman, Grant, Feldstein, Al, Fine in Fine dustjacket, San Diego, IDW, 2013, 1st, 978-1613776766, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 320 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: FELDSTEIN: The Mad Life and Fantastic Art of Al Feldstein! takes a long-overdue look at the entire remarkable career of this...

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Memorias Ilustradas
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Fernando Fernandez, VF, Fernandez, Fernando, Glenat, 2004, 1st, wraps, Spanish

Fernández’ memoir of his many years working for Selecciones Ilustradas, the renowned Spanish agency created by Josep Toutain, that from the...

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Hugh Ferriss, Ferriss, Hugh, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Santa Monica, Hennessey & Ingalls, 1998, 1st thus, 0940512114, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, x, 102 pages, 60 full-page illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

A 1998 republication of a scarce title from America's greatest architectural draftsman. First published in 1953 and long out of print, the sixty bold...

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The Book of Virgil Finlay
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, Near Fine (light shelfwear, very flat, tight, clean), New York, Flare/Avon, 1976, 1st thus, 0380007703, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, over 120 illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

The first Finlay collection is really the best of Finlay. Quality reproduction from the original artwork. This is a paperback reprint of the limited...

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The Book of Virgil Finlay
  $200.00
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #167 of 1050 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1975, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, over 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A pristine copy of the first Finlay collection. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork. With an extra color plate (1964 - A Question...

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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #100 of 1350 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, about 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's illus for Weird Tales 1936-39. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original printer's proofs. From the dustjacket:...

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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, Limited to 1300 copies, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, about 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's illustrations from 1955-69. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork. From the dustjacket: This...

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The Second Book of Virgil Finlay
  $120.00
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #211 of 1300 copies, Fine in Near Fine price-clipped dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1978, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, over 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's 1940-1955 pulp illustrations. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork, the majority reproduced the same...

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The Sixth Book of Virgil Finlay
  $90.00
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, Limited to 1300 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1980, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, about 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's illustrations for the Astrology magazines. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork. A pre-publication...

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The Third Book of Virgil Finlay
  $120.00
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #186 of 1300 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, about 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's pre-1955 pulp illustrations. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork. From the dustjacket: This...

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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Some toning to the covers otherwise Fine, Nova Press, Philadelphia, 1953, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 32 pages, 16 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A limited edition booklet with 15 full page illustrations by Virgil Finlay, printed on one side only. Includes a one page Biographical Sketch written by the...

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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, #505 of 594 copies, Fine, Nova Press, San Francisco, 1977, 1st, 13 inches, 10 inches, 28 pages, 27 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Oversize booklet reproducing artwork done by Virgil Finlay for The American Weekly. Includes a one page introduction "Virgil Finlay, A. Merritt, and The...

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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, Limited to 1000 copies, Near Fine, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1981, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, about 100 illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

This final volume features Finlay's art and poetry and reminiscences by daughter Lail Finlay, Robert Bloch, Harlan Ellison, Stephen Fabian, Sam Moskowitz...

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Virgil Finlay's Far Beyond
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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Miller, Lancaster, PA, 1994, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, over 130 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

One painting and over 130 pen & ink illustrations. Biographic introduction by Brian Frost. Quality reproduction on slick paper.

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