Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Fame
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Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket, Richard Amsel, Benedict, Brad, Amsel, Richard, Harmony, 1980, 1st, 0517541610, Hardcover, cloth, English

Subtitled "Portraits of Celebrated People." Straight portraiture alongside caricature and parody emphasizing the "New Illustration" with lots of airbrush...

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Roy Andersen, Andersen, Roy, Very Fine/Very Fine, Settlers West Galleries, Tuscon, 2000, 1st, 10.25 inches, 11.6 inches, 168 pages, over 140 color plates, Hardcover, cloth, English

Dreamspinner recounts the story of Western Artist Roy Andersen, whose artistic career spans more than fourty-five years. As an illustrator, his paintings...

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Peter Arno's Man in the Shower
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Peter Arno, Arno, Peter, A few spots to the topedge otherwise Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (spine sunned), Duckworth, London, 1976, 1st thus, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, over 110 black & white cartoons, hardcover, cloth, English

A reprint of the New Yorker cartoonist Peter Arno's topnotch 1944 collection with a new introduction by the artist's daughter.

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Peter Arno's Sizzling Platter
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Peter Arno, Arno, Peter, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Duckworth, London, 1977, 1st thus, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, xiii, 118 pages, over 113 black & white cartoons, hardcover, cloth, English

A reprint of the topnotch 1949 collection by the New Yorker cartoonist. Peter Arno From the dustjacket: A revised volume of Peter Arno's collected...

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Clive Barker, Illustrator
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Clive Barker, NF (very slight shelfwear), Burke, Fred, Barker, Clive, Eclipse, 1990, 1st, wraps

The first collection of the horror writer and director's drawings and paintings. Introduction by Steve Bissette.

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Jennifer Bass and Pat Kirkham, Saul Bass, Bass and Pat Kirkham, Jennifer, Bass, Saul, Very Fine/Very Fine, Laurence King, London, 2011, 9781856697521, 11.75 inches, 10.5 inches, 440 pages, 1484 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: This is the first book to be published on one of the greatest American designers of the 20th century, who was as famous for his...

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Zdzislaw Beksinski
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Tadeusz Nyczek, Zdzislaw Beksinski, Nyczek, Tadeusz, Beksinski, Zdzislaw, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Warsaw, Arkady, 1992, 1st, 8321335616, 9.75 inches, 7.75 inches, 144 pages, over 80 color and 20 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

A collection of paintings (all reproduced in color) by surrealist artist Zdizslaw Beksinski. Also includes about 20 works in other media. Includes an...

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Charles Bell, VF/VF, Geldzahler, Henry, Bell, Charles, Abrams, 1991, 1st, cloth

The first book-length study of this photorealist painter best known for his extreme close-ups of gleaming pinball machines. With an essay by Louis K. Meisel

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Limited to 1250 copies, Fine, Frank Bellamy, Butterworth, Michael, Bellamy, Frank, Book Palace Books, 2009, 1st, 9781907081002, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, English

From the publisher: For the first time ever, Michael Butterworth's epic series of articles recounting the history of the First World War collected...

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Jose Luiz Benicio, Benicio, Jose Luiz, Astoria, Brandstudio and Reference Press, 2010, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards

This spectacular book features the pulp cover art of Brazil's own Jose Luis Benicio. Published concurrently in his home country of Brazil, this book...

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Very Fine/Very Fine, Stan and Jan Berenstain, Berenstain, Mike, Berenstain, Stan and Jan, Abrams, 2008, 1st, 9780810972605, 0810972603, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: This profusely illustrated and humorous volume collects the Berenstains’ early work, created from 1946 until 1964, inspired...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Jordi Bernet, Trillo and Eduardo Maicas, Carlos, Bernet, Jordi, Big Wow Art & Auad Publishing, 2006, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by the artist! A beautiful hardcover book in English devoted to Bernet’s comic strip about a good-hearted prostitute. Strips translated into...

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Baby's House (#80)
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NF (only lightly worn), Mary Blair, McHugh, Gelolo, Blair, Mary, Simon & Schuster, 1950, 1st, 8 inches, 6.5 inches, 28 pages, 29 color illustrations , Hardcover, pictorial boards

A first edition of Mary Blair's first illustrated book.

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Very Fine, Mary Blair, McHugh, Gelolo, Blair, Mary, Golden Books, 2010, Reprint, 9780375854606, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Mary Blair's first children's book. Back in print to share with your kids. “Here is Baby's door. Let’s open it.” Preschoolers will...

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John Canemaker, Mary Blair, Canemaker, John, Blair, Mary, Very Fine in Very Fine Dustjacket, Walt Disney Family Foundation Press, San Francisco, 2014, 9781616287931, Hardcover, cloth, English

Beloved Disney designer Mary Blair has charmed generations with her vibrant, whimsical creations, from stunning art direction for Cinderella and Peter Pan...

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John Canemaker, Mary Blair, Canemaker, John, Blair, Mary, Very Fine/Very Fine, Disney, New York, 2014, 1st thus, 10 inches, 10 inches, 128 pages, over 200 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Filled with concept art, production designs, and storyboards, the original edition of this art book devoted to Disney artist & designer Mary Blair has...


R. O. Blechman, NF/VG+ (slight shelfwear, one small dustjacket tear), Blechman, R. O., Hastings House, 1980, 1st, cloth

A collection of Blechman's best work. Illustrations and animations and previously unpublished comic strips and sketchbook drawings. A new autobiographical...

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R. O. Blechman, NF/NF price-clipped dustjacket (slight spotting to top edge otherwise Fine), Blechman, R. O., Hastings House, 1980, 1st, cloth

A collection of Blechman's best work. Illustrations and animations and previously unpublished comic strips and sketchbook drawings. A new autobiographical...

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The Juggler Of Our Lady
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R. O. Blechman, Fine/Fine, Blechman, R. O., Stewart Tabori & Chang, 1997, 1st thus, pictorial boards

A medieval legend. A Christmas story retold in pictures and captions by Blechman at the age of 23. First published in 1953 and out-of-print for decades.

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Fine, George Booth, Booth, George, Avon Flare, 1976, 1st Paperback Edition, 10.25 inches, 7 inches, 128 pages, 112 cartoons, Softcover, wraps, English

A collection of Booth's New Yorker cartoons 1969-1975.

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George Booth, VG+/VG+ (top edge foxed, white dustjacket slightly darkened), Booth, George, Dodd Mead, 1975, 5th, 396072097, boards

A collection of his New Yorker cartoons 1969-1975.

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Reynold Brown: A Life in Pictures
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Daniel Zimmer and David J. Hornung, Reynold Brown, Zimmer and David J. Hornung, Daniel, Brown, Reynold, Very Fine/Very Fine, St. Louis, Illustrated Press, 2008, 1st, 9780982004128, 12.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 224 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: William Reynold Brown (1917-1991) was a prolific American artist whose career embraced virtually every facet...

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David Innes Of Pellucidar
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John Coleman Burroughs, NF (edges slightly soiled otherwise Fine--flat, tight & clean), Burroughs, Edgar Rice, Burroughs, John Coleman, House of Greystoke, 1968, 1st, wraps

Book illustrations and comic book stories of Pellucidar by John Coleman Burroughs.

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Fine, George Butler, Gaines, Charles, Butler, George, Simon & Schuster, 1984, 1st, 0671441051, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 192 pages, over 100 black & white photographs, Softcover, color wraps, English

The first edition and first printing of this "inside account of the world of women's bodybuilding, written by Charles Gaines, with photographs by George...

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Leslie Cabarga, Cabarga, Leslie, tiny nick top back cover otherwise Very Fine, New York, Dover Publications, Inc., 1992, 9780486270821, 0486270823, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 42 pages, 22 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

22 fax forms in black and white designed by Leslie Cabarga in a style reminiscent of commercial art of the 1920s and 30s. This book is from the...

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Oscar Cahen: Canada's Groundbreaking Illustrator
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Roger Reed, Jaleen Grove, James Hill, Oscar Cahen, Reed, Jaleen Grove, James Hill, Roger, Cahen, Oscar, Very Fine, Illustration House, New York, 2011, 2nd, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 76 pages, 135 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Oscar Cahen was an incredible illustrator living and working in Canada. Elements of his illustrative works (1931-1956) will remind you of Harry...

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Near Fine/Very Good+ (dustjacket has mild edgewear and small tears), Josef Capek, Pomajzlová, Alena, Capek, Josef, Municipal House in Prague, 2003, 1st, 8086339238, Hardcover, cloth, English, Czech

A rare monograph on the Czech artist Josef Čapek who died in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. This volume is only in five libraries in the entire U.S....

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Nick Cardy, Signed by the artist, VF, Cardy, Nick, Little Eva Ink, 2011, 1st, pictorial boards, English

Nick Cardy was with the 3rd Armored Division and kept a sketchbook from training in Florida, battle in Belgium and Germany, to post V-E Day duty in Paris....

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A Fox In The Family
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Very Fine, Ken Carlson, Hauser, Dwight, Carlson, Ken, Leswing Communications, 1970, 1st, 64 pages, 42 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial cloth

"The instinct for survival, or as Jack London calls it, “The Call of the Wild,” is a part of very wild animal, including foxes. "Foxy, though...

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Carmean
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Very Fine/Near Fine (1/8" nick to lower dustjacket edge), Harry Carmean, Harwood, June, Carmean, Harry, Harry Carmean, 1974, 1st, 144 pages, 52 paintings reproduced as full-page color plates, 19 drawings, Hardcover, cloth, English

A self-published collection of paintings and life drawings by this artist and longtime Art Center instructor. “Carmean has exhibited around the...

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Airshow
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Philip Castle, Castle, Philip, Near Fine (slight cover wear, tight, bright, clean), Surrey, Paper Tiger, 1989, 1st, 978-1850280453, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 141 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

From 1989, Philip Castle's second art book with plenty of his trademark slick shiny warplanes, vintage and modern, and pin-up angels flying through blue...

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Works of Art
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Joe Chiodo, Chiodo, Joe, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Hermes Press, Neshannock, PA, 2003, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, over 90 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A collection of works in color, many never before published.

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Very Fine, Seymour Chwast, Chwast, Seymour, Chronicle Books, 2009, 1st, 9780811865463, 0811865460, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This retrospective contains an introduction by Steve Heller and an essay by Paula Scher. From the Publisher: A revolutionary of visual culture,...

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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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l'Integrale Rock
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Serge Clerc, Clerc, Serge, One of 2500 numbered copies signed by the artist on a bound-in color print, Very Fine/Very Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2014, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 384 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A swell archival collection of Serge Clerc's rock comics, illustrations, posters, album and magazine covers. From the publisher: Cartoon stories...

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Colorvision
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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
  $25.00
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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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