The Dave Stevens Estate

All the items in this category were the personal property of Dave Stevens, comic book artist, illustrator, and creator of The Rocketeer. All of these books were acquired directly from his estate.

 
Hal Foster, Foster, Hal, Near Fine/Near Fine (corners sharp, only slight age toning to book and dustjacket), Nostalgia Press, New York, 1976, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 96 pages, color cover, black & white illustrations on every page, illustrations endpaper, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Nostalgia Press reprint of the sixth and last book in this series that turned the classic comic strip into a profusely illustrated prose novel. The text...

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Kenneth Robeson, Mort Kunstler, Robeson, Kenneth, Kunstler, Mort, Very Good+ (light wear to the spine ends and corners), Bantam, New York, 1965, 1st, 7 inches, 4.25 inches, softcover, color wraps, English

A Doc Savage paperback with a cover painting by Mort Kunstler. This copy is from the estate of Dave Stevens (1955-2008) artist and creator of The Rocketeer.

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Harvey Kurtzman, Will Elder, Kurtzman, Will Elder, Harvey, Near Fine (very light wear to upper corners otherwise Very Fin, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, OR, 2000, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 224 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The first volume in the complete Little Annie Fanny reprinting the first 45 stories, many for the first time ever, with annotations. Layouts by Kurtzman,...

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Kenneth Robeson, Bob Larkin, Robeson, Kenneth, Larkin, Bob, Near Fine (light wear to the spine ends and corners, spine tight and unbroken), Bantam, New York, 1980, 1st, 7 inches, 4.25 inches, softcover, color wraps, English

A Doc Savage paperback with a cover painting by Bob Larkin. This copy is from the estate of Dave Stevens (1955-2008) artist and creator of The Rocketeer.

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Milo Manara, Manara, Milo, Limited to 1000 copies, Fine, l'Echo des Savanes / Albin Michel, Paris, 1986, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 66 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An advance preview limited edition of Milo Manara's graphic novel. From the back cover: "This non-commercial edition of Le Parfum de l'Invisible is...

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Christopher Golden, Mike Mignola, Golden, Christopher, Mignola, Mike, Near Fine (only slight wear), Milwaukie, Dark Horse Comics, Inc., 1999, 1st, 9781569714409, 1569714401, 9 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, 16 full-page black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

16 full-page black & white illustrations by Mike Mignola . Short stories by: Gahan Wilson Yvonne Navarro Stephen R. Bissette Philip...

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Mark Wheatley, Allan Gross, Gray Morrow, Mark Wheatley, Allan Gross, Morrow, Gray, Very Fine/Very Fine, Insight Studios Group, Baltimore, 2001, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 96 pages, over 150 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, cloth, English

Over 150 illustrations, including comic panels, illustrations, and paintings, many full-page, mostly in color. It includes new and never before seen art and...

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Kenneth Robeson, Fred Pfeiffer, Robeson, Kenneth, Pfeiffer, Fred, Near Fine (light wear to the spine ends and corners, spine tight and unbroken), Bantam, New York, 1975, 1st, 7 inches, 4.25 inches, softcover, color wraps, English

A Doc Savage paperback with a cover painting by Fred Pfeiffer. This copy is from the estate of Dave Stevens (1955-2008) artist and creator of The Rocketeer.

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Ragnar, Ragnar, Very Fine/Very Fine B.T. review copy w/rubber stamp, Van Nuys, Baby Tattoo Books, 2004, 1st, 9780972938818, 7 inches, 7 inches, 36 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A picture story book by the designer-illustrator. From the publisher: A game of Got Your Nose between two brothers spins out of control when one...

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Don McGregor, P. Craig Russell, McGregor, Don, Russell, P. Craig, Fine, Marvel, New York, 1983, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 64 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

An original graphic novel taking off from McGregor and Russell's War of the World comic book series. This book is from the estate of Dave Stevens...

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P. Craig Russell, Russell, P. Craig, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Eclipse, Forestville, 1990, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

Russell adapts Parsifal, Salome, Mahler, and Pelleas & Melisande into graphic form. This book is from the estate of Dave Stevens (1955-2008) artist...

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Stefano Piselli, Riccardo Morrocchi, Franco Saudelli, Piselli, Riccardo Morrocchi, Stefano, Saudelli, Franco, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Florence, Glittering Images, 1998, 1st, 9788882750008, 8882750000, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 126 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A big beautiful hardcover monograph on the Italian comic book artist. The focus here is on his bondage and foot fetish illustrations. Contents:...

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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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John Singer Sargent, Singer Sargent, John, Near Fine (light shelfwear), New York, Dover Publications, Inc., 1983, 9780486245249, 0486245241, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 42 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the back cover: Portraiture is a demanding art requiring the artist to capture a likeness and render it revealing some hint of the personality...

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Dave Stevens, et al, Stevens, et al, Dave, Near Fine, O Publishing House, Hong Kong, 1995, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 154 pages, Over 100 color photographs, Softcover, wraps, English

<< O >> The Art of Fetish, Fashion & Fantasy: The International Magazine for Erotic Fashions, Art and Lifestyles.This issue features a...

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Dave Stevens, et al, Stevens, et al, Dave, Very Fine, Hong Kong, O Publishing House, 1995, 1st, 4394009930007, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 154 pages, Over 100 color photographs, Softcover, wraps, English

<< O >> The Art of Fetish, Fashion & Fantasy: The International Magazine for Erotic Fashions, Art and Lifestyles. This issue features a...

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Charles Waterhouse, Herbert Morton Stoops, Waterhouse, Charles, Stoops, Herbert Morton, Fine, Glenbrook, Art Direction Book Company, circa 1980, 1st, 9780881082159, 0881082155, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 160 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A thick collection of Herbert Morton Stoops' pen & ink illustrations for men's adventure magazine Blue Book from the 1910s through the 1940s....

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Jill Thompson, Thompson, Jill, Inscribed by the artist to Dave, Fine in Fine Dust Jacket, Dover, Sirius Entertainment, 1997, 1st, 9781579890155, 1579890156, 11 inches, 8.75 inches, 40 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Inscribed by the artist to Dave Stevens. Whimsical story of Scary Godmother from comic artist Jill Thompson, known for her work on Wonder Woman, Swamp...

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Kenneth Robeson, Boris Vallejo, Robeson, Kenneth, Vallejo, Boris, Near Fine (light wear to the spine ends and corners, spine tight and unbroken), Bantam, New York, 1977, 1st, 7 inches, 4.25 inches, softcover, color wraps, English

A Doc Savage paperback with a cover painting by Boris. This copy is from the estate of Dave Stevens (1955-2008) artist and creator of The Rocketeer.

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Jim Starlin, Berni Wrightson, Starlin, Jim, Wrightson, Berni, Fine, Marvel, New York, 1987, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 64 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

This graphic novel features Marvel's two earthiest grapplers in a "silly and trivial" comedic cosmic adventure. Marvel Graphic Novel #29. This book is...

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Leslie Cabarga, Cabarga, Leslie, Inscribed by the autho, Fine, New York, Dover Publications, Inc., 1989, 1st, 9780486260983, 0486260984, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 110 pages, 1593 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Inscribed by the author: "To Dave, Leslie Carbarga" From the back cover: By the early 1920s, a streamlined approach to illustration had replaced...

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Vincent Loomis, Jeffrey Ethell, Loomis, Jeffrey Ethell, Vincent, Fine/Fine, New York, Random House, 1985, 3rd, 0394531914, 9.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 158 pages, black & white photographs, Hardcover, cloth spine, English

Loomis and Ethell dive deep into the disappearance of Amelia Earhart. After Loomis found a plane wreck on an obscure atoll in the Marshall Islands while...

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Robert K. Brown, Brown, Robert K., Near Fine, Quick Fox, New York, 1977, 0825630703, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, Over 100 black and white illustrations., Softcover, wraps, English

From the back cover: More than 120 classic examples of the Art Deco era including jewelry, furniture, housewares, interiors of homes, architecture,...

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Victor Arwas, Arwas, Victor, Near Fine, Academy Editions/St. Martin's Press, London/New York, 1984, 0312052510, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 108 pages, Over 100 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A collection of over 100 photographs of chryselephantine, bronze and ivory, sculptures of figures from the 1920s and '30s. This book is from the estate...

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Dan X. Solo, Solo, Dan X., Near Fine, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 1982, 0486243729, 11 inches, 8 inches, 100 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

100 complete art deco fonts. From the publisher: Comprehensive, practical treasury of Art Deco typography selected by noted typographer Dan Solo....

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Very Fine, Graphic Products Corporation, Wheeling, 1986, 2255926018, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 32 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

This book is from the estate of Dave Stevens (1955-2008) artist and creator of The Rocketeer. Dave had attached Post-It Notes to several pages and we...

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Jim Silke, Silke, Jim, Near Fine (mild shelf wear), Milwaukie, Dark Horse Books, 2007, 1st, 9781593077563, 1593077564, 12 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, black & white and color photographs, Softcover, wraps, English

Laid into this copy (from the Estate of Dave Stevens) is a signed letter on Dark Horse stationary from Dark Horse Product Development V.P. David Scroggy to...

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Mary Pacios, Pacios, Mary, Signed by the author, Fine, Bloomington, The International Online Library, 1999, 1st, 9781585004843, 1585004847, 8 inches, 5 inches, 272 pages, black & white photographs, Softcover, wraps, English

This book is from the estate of  Dave Stevens  (1955-2008) artist and creator of  The Rocketeer. True life account of the life of...

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John Sideli, Sideli, John, Near Fine, New York, E.P. Dutton, 1990, 1st, 0525483519, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, Over 200 color photographs, Softcover, wraps, English

Over 200 color photographs and descriptions of classic plastic radios and advertisements. From the publisher: For all collectors and students of...

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Steven Heller, Louise Fili, Heller, Louise Fili, Steven, Fine, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 1994, 2nd, 9780811803038, 0811803031, 8 inches, 8.75 inches, 132 pages, Over 500 color and black and white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

Dutch Modern examines a little-charted genre of Dutch graphic design during the 20's and 30's. It features over 500 designs, many of which have never...

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Carol Belanger Grafton, Grafton, Carol Belanger, Fine, New York, Dover Publications, Inc., 1993, 9780486277202, 0486277208, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 44 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

The exotic imagery of ancient Egyptian art has been captured in this splendid collection of 371 illustrations, based on Egyptian originals. Among the...

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Very Fine, Graphic Products Corporation, Wheeling, 1991, 2255926048, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 32 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

This book is from the estate of Dave Stevens (1955-2008) artist and creator of The Rocketeer.

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Jeffrey L. Ethell, Robert T. Sand, Ethell, Robert T. Sand, Jeffrey L., Inscribed by the author, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Osceola, Motorbooks International Publishers & Wholesalers, 1991, 1st, 9780879384739, 0879384735, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 176 pages, 200 color photographs, Hardcover, boards, English

Inscribed by the author: "To Dave Stevens - All of my respect and very best to / one who keeps the spirit of these days alive! / Jeff Ethell / 1 July...

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Robert Massey, Massey, Robert, Fine, New York, Watson-Guptill Publications, 1967, 9780823018772, 0823018776, 9 inches, 6 inches, 224 pages, Softcover, wraps, English

A reference book for painters -- 200 recipes for making sizes, grounds, mediums, glazes, varnishes, fixatives, and adhesives. This book is from the...

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Mike Mignola, Mignola, Mike, Fine, Milwaukie, Dark Horse Comics, 1997, 1st, 9781569712269, 1569712263, 10 inches, 6.5 inches, 146 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: A murder in a New York wax museum and a missing corpse lead Hellboy and the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense into ancient...

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Mark Morton, Morton, Mark, Near Fine, Riverside, Hop Up Products, LLC, 2002, 1st, 0967557038, 9 inches, 6 inches, 146 pages, color and black & white photographs throughout, Softcover, wraps, English

"The Annual for the Traditional Hot Rod & Custom!" Profusely illustrated with color and black & white photographs throughout. This book is...

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Don Montgomery, Montgomery, Don, Inscribed by the autho, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Don Montgomery, Fallbrook, CA, 1989, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, black & white photographs, Hardcover, boards, English

Inscribed by the author: "To Dave Stevens / Another Blast From The Past / Don Montgomery / 8-15-89" From the front flap: The pupose of this...

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Jewel Shepard, Shepard, Jewel, Fine, Kitchen Sink, Northampton, 1996, 1st, 9 inches, 6 inches, 223 pages, 14 color and over 100 black & white photos, softcover, color wraps, English

The B-movie actress' second book, an "often hilarious tell-all autobiography" detailing some of the less glamorous aspects of film making and her...

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Near Fine (light shelfwear), Glittering Images, Florence, 1986, 1st, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

Subtitled: "Revue d'images et visions." An oversize magazine from Glittering Images on good girl art and comics. Some nudity. Comics by Saudelli,...

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Mickey Cohen, Cohen, Mickey, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Englewood Cliffs, Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1975, 1st, 0135808529, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 264 pages, black & white photographs, Hardcover, boards, English

A look inside the life of gangster Mickey Cohen. From the dustjacket flap: In the 1940s and 50s, Mickey Cohen was one of America's most flamboyant...

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Jim Heimann, Heimann, Jim, Near Fine (light shelfwear), San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 1998, 1st, 9780811817837, 0811817830, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 132 pages, color illustrations and photographs, Softcover, wraps, English

American design menus from the 1920s - 1960s This book is from the estate of Dave Stevens (1955-2008) artist and creator of The Rocketeer. Dave...

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Max Allan Collins, Collins, Max Allan, Inscribed by the author, Near Fine/Near Fine (light bump to one corner otherwise Fine), St. Martin Press, New York, 1988, 1st, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 275 pages, Hardcover, cloth, English

Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Dave Stevens-- With admiration. M.A.C. 1989" AND signed by the author on the title...

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Ben Sonder, Sonder, Ben, Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Todtri Productions Limited, 1997, 1st, 9781577170679, 1577170679, 13.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, 82 color photographs, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Dave most famously drew a parrot on his cover to Sheena, Queen of the Jungle. Is this his reference? Parrots of the world complete with 82 full color...

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Mamie Van Doren, Van Doren, Mamie, Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Dave, Mamie Van Doren XXX", Fine/Fine, Putnam, New York, 1987, 1st, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 280 pages, black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, English

Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Dave, Mamie Van Doren XXX" This book is from the estate of Dave Stevens...

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Near Fine, Popular Mechanics Co., Chicago, 1935, 1st, 9.5 inches, 7 inches, 1200+ pages, full-color, two-color, and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Vintage Popular Mechanics Magazines from 1935! Articles on developments in automobiles, aviation, boats, construction, farms, household, photography, radio...

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Near Fine, Popular Mechanics Co., Chicago, 1936, 1st, 9.5 inches, 7 inches, 1200+ pages, full-color, two-color, and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Vintage Popular Mechanics Magazines from 1936! Articles on developments in automobiles, aviation, boats, construction, farms, household, photography, radio...

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Near Fine, Popular Mechanics Co., Chicago, 1936, 1st, 9.5 inches, 7 inches, 1200+ pages, full-color, two-color, and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Vintage Popular Mechanics Magazines from 1936! Articles on developments in automobiles, aviation, boats, construction, farms, household, photography, radio...

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Near Fine, Popular Mechanics Co., Chicago, 1939, 1st, 9.5 inches, 7 inches, 1200+ pages, full-color, two-color, and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Vintage Popular Mechanics Magazines from 1939! Articles on developments in automobiles, aviation, boats, construction, farms, household, photography, radio...

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