Animation & Film

 
Stefan Kanfer, Kanfer, Stefan, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket), Scribner, New York, 1997, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 256 pages, 12 color and 46 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, English

From the dustjacket: An intimate and astonishing illustrated history of American animation, its legends, and its legacy. Acclaimed critic and historian...

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Fraser MacLean, MacLean, Fraser, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Chronicle, San Francisco, 2011, 2nd, 9.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 270 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An out of print and quite scarce animation title. From the publisher: The art of animation layout takes center stage for the first time in this...

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Fraser MacLean, MacLean, Fraser, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (slight bump to the tail of the spine, very slight bumps to the lower tips, spine slightly slanted, otherwise a sharp, new, unread copy), Chronicle, San Francisco, 2011, 1st, 9.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 270 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An out of print and quite scarce animation title. From the publisher: The art of animation layout takes center stage for the first time in this...

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Iain McCaig, McCaig, Iain, One of a limited number of copies with an extra-illustrated bookplate signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Rafael, Insight, 2021, 1st, 9781647224929, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 256 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The only book on renowned artist Iain McCaig, first published in 2008, is back in print expanded with sixteen pages of new content from this expert...

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Small bump to one corner, Sideshow Collectibles, 2007, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is one of Sideshow Collectibles' annual hardcover art books/retrospective catalogs featuring sharp focus, highly detailed, color photography of...

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David Hartman, Hartman, David, Fine, Sideshow Monkey, Simi Valley, 2006, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

David Hartman's only sketchbook. Clearly a horror fan, his imaginative illustrations are full of zombies, ghouls, and other monsters, but they all share a...

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Very Fine in Near Fine slipcase (spine of slipcase slightly sunned, light shelfwear), New York, Harper, 2010, 1st, 9780061711282, 9.625 inches, 8.625 inches, 1200 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Look what you get in this cromulent compendium! Comprehensive episode synopses for 20 seasons of Simpsons, including...

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Stephen Silver, Silver, Stephen, Inscribed by the artist with a drawing, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (tiny dent to back corner otherwise Fine), Silvertoons, Simi Valley, CA, 2005, 1st, 6.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the character designer of Kim Possible and other animated series, a color collection of sketchbook drawings. Figure drawings, caricatures, animals, and...

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Sketchtravel - American Edition
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Chronicle, San Francisco, 2012, 9781452112459, 8.5 inches, 12 inches, 191 pages, color and black & color and black & white illustrationswhite illustrations, Hardcover, decorative boards, English

From Chronicle Books: "Sketchtravel is an artistic journey unlike any other. No editorial project has ever before brought together as many visual...

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J. C. Richard, Richard, J. C., One of 175 numbered copies, Very Fine, Cyclops Print Works, Canoga Park, 2019, 1st, 36 inches, 12 inches, color

A Hand-numbered edition of 175. A 22 color screen print. 12 x 36 inches. Released at D23 2019.

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Gennaro Morra, Morra, Gennaro, 2015, 1st, 8.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Gennaro Morra is a graduate of CSULB in llustration, and currently a freelance character designer in the animation industry (including Rovio, ShadowMachine,...

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Troy Howarth, Howarth, Troy, Very Fine, Baltimore, Midnight Marquee Press, Inc., 2015, 1st, 9781936168507, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 236 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Vol. 1: 1963-1973 Beginning with the release of Mario Bava's THE GIRL WHO KNEW TOO MUCH in 1963, Italian filmmakers developed and...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Ed Siomacco, Siomacco, Ed, 2017, 1st, 5.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 32 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

A great little ABC book featuring 26 different animals in spacesuits! Alligator, Badger, Cat, Duck...all the way to Zebra! Ed Siomacco is an illustrator,...

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Jack Hagerty, Jon C. Rogers, Hagerty, Jon C. Rogers, Jack, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Livermore, ARA Press, 2006, 2nd, 978-0970760401, 11.3 inches, 8.75 inches, 540 pages, over 1000 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the back cover: Spaceflight historian Jack Hagerty chronicles the evolution of the spaceship during the century by examining 75 of them... Jack...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Near Fine (mild rubbing to the covers, only light shelfwear), Mingjue Helen Chen, Chen, Mingjue Helen, 2014, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Signed by the artist with a small head sketch of a girl and dated in the year of publication. Mingjue Helen Chen's out-of-print second collection of...

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Sparrow #4: Shane Glines
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Shane Glines, Glines, Shane, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW, San Diego, 2007, 2nd, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. A great collection, Primarily finished color pieces, with some drawings.

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Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, Marvel, New York, 2017, 9781302902759, 10.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 240 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Go behind the scenes in this new keepsake volume continuing Marvel's popular ART OF THE MOVIE collection! Discover exclusive concept art, production stills...

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Ramin Zahed, Zahed, Ramin, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Titan Books, London, 2018, 9781785659461, 11 inches, 12.25 inches, 204 pages, color and black & white illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the creative minds behind The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street, bring their unique talents to a fresh...

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Fine, Laurence King Publishing, New York, 2020, 1st, 10.2 inches, 7.6 inches, 240 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Feel like you've seen these movies before? Spoiler Alert celebrates Hollywood film-making in all its formulaic and predictable glory!...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Michael Herrera, Herrera, Michael, 2014, 1st, 7 inches, 7 inches, 48 pages, black & white & red, Softcover, wraps, English

A trove of really charming drawings by Michael Herrera. in addition, Michael has drawn a nice original on the inside cover! From the first page: I...

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Stanley Kubrick, Kubrick, Stanley, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in Very Good publisher's cardboard carrying case, Cologne, Taschen, 2005, 1st, 9783822822845, 12 inches, 17 inches, 544 pages, over 1600 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, three-quarter cloth, pictorial boards, English

First Edition, First Printing. Includes a CD interview with Stanley Kubrick by Jeremy Bernstein and a twelve frame filmstrip from 2001: A Space Odyssey ,...

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Stanley Kubrick: Interviews
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Gene D. Phillips, Stanley Kubrick, Phillips, Gene D., Kubrick, Stanley, Very Fine, Jackson, Mississippi, University Press of Mississippi, 2001, 3rd, 9781578062973, 9 inches, 6 inches, xxvi, 214 pages, 16 pages of black & white photographs, Softcover, color wraps, English

Kubrick directed 2001, The Shining, Dr. Strangelove, Full Metal Jacket: we have questions and we need answers! From the publisher: The only...

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Star Trek: A Comics History
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Alan J. Porter, Porter, Alan J., Near Fine (mild cover wear, interior very sound), Neshannock, PA, Hermes Press, 2009, 1st, 9781932563351, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

1967-2008. Gold Key, British, records and promotional comics, newspaper strip, Marvel, DC, Malibu, Marvel, Wildstorm, Tokyopop. From the publisher:...

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Star Trek: The Art of the Film
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Mark Cotta Vaz, Vaz, Mark Cotta, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, London, Titan, 2009, 1st, 9781848566200, 12 inches, 9.4 inches, 160 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The publisher's description: Director J.J. Abrams' new vision of the greatest space adventure of all time, Star Trek features a young, new crew venturing...

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Paula M. Block, Terry J. Erdmann, Block, Terry J. Erdmann, Paula M., Limited to 120 numbered copies signed by the authors, Very Fine/Very Fine, Abrams, New York, 2013, 1st, 7.375 inches, 5.75 inches, 216 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

The 2013 San Diego Comic-Con Limited Edition of 120 numbered copies signed by the authors Paula M. Block and Terry J. Erdmann. Paula M. Block...

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Star Wars Art: Illustration
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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Baudry, Antonin, New York, Abrams, 2012, 1st, 9781419704307, 12.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 176 pages, 120 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: The instant and massive success of Star Wars took Lucasfilm by surprise, but in 1978, an industry unto itself was born, consisting...

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Brandon Alinger, Alinger, Brandon, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Chronicle, San Francisco, 2014, 9781452138053, 13.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 232 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Full page shots of the costumes arranged on mannequins, to concept art, costume design notes, production stills, reference photos and stills of the costumes...

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J.W. Rinzler (ed.), Rinzler (ed.), J.W., Very Fine in Very Fine dust jacket, New York, Abrams, 2013, 9781419707728, 1-4197-0772-8, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 352 pages, 1200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Foreword by Joe Johnston. Introduction by Nilo Rodis-Jamero. From the publisher: For the first time, Lucasfilm has opened its Archives...

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David West Reynolds, VF/VF, Reynolds, David West, DK Pub, 1999, 1st, 789447010, pictorial boards

"Text and illustrations present characters from episode I of "Star Wars" and the technology they use, including Qui-Gon Jinn and his wrist hologram...

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Starting Point 1979-1996
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Hayao Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Hayao, Very Fine, Viz Media, San Francisco, 2014, 9781421505947, 9 inches, 6 inches, 464 pages, black & white with 8 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, English

The first of a pair of memoirs in collection form, featuring essays, interviews, and even a brief comic on the history of airline food, from the master...

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Steamboy Adventure Book
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Fine, Japan, Kodansha, 2004, 1st, 9784063645859, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 144 pages, over 700 color and 40 black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, Japanese

A complete story digest of Katsuhiro Otomo's animated feature Steamboy. Illustrated with lots of screen shots and design sketches. Frames, model sheets,...

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Christopher Mount, Georgii Stenberh, Vladimir Stenberg, Mount, Christopher, Stenberh, Vladimir Stenberg, Georgii, Fine, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1997, 2nd, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: The Stenberg brothers, like their contemporaries Aleksandr Rodchenko and El Lissitzky, were artists of immensely varied interests and...

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Steven Universe: Art & Origins
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Chris McDonnell, McDonnell, Chris, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Abrams, New York, 2017, 9781419724435, 9.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 240 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Steven Universe: Art & Origins is the first book to take fans behind the scenes of the groundbreaking and boundlessly creative...

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Trevor Goring, Joyce Kaskey Goring, Goring, Joyce Kaskey Goring, Trevor, Signed by multiple artists, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Neshannock, PA, Hermes Press, 2021, 1st, 9781613452141, 9.25 inches, 12.5 inches, 302 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This storyboard art book features boards by over 80 artists including Tyrus Wong, Mentor Huebner, Sylvain Despretz, Benton Jew, Rick Newsome, William Stout,...

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One of 750 numbered copies signed by Zach Snyder and with an exclusive giclee print signed by the artist Alex Pardee, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's original shrinkwrap and shipping box, Zach Snyder, Snyder, Zach, Titan, 2011, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards in slipcase, English

From the publisher: From Zack Snyder, the director of 300 and Watchmen, comes Sucker Punch, an epic action fantasy that takes us into the vivid...

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Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Sunrise, Tokyo, 2001, 9784835447940, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 198 pages, over 500 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Japanese

This book collects the art made for The Vision of Escaflowne anime and movie adaptation. It includes hundreds of black and white sketches, character...

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Super 8: An Illustrated History
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Danny Plotnick, Plotnick, Danny, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Rare Bird Books, 2020, 1st, 9781644280324, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 240 pages, color and black & white photographs, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Super 8: An Illustrated History is a coffee table art book showcasing the history of Super 8 filmmaking. In addition to featuring...

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Sushio The Idol
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Sushio (Toshio Ishizaki), Sushio (Toshio Ishizaki), Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Japan, Pie, 2019, 1st, 9784756249289, 10.2 inches, 8.5 inches, 306 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Japanese

The famous GAINAX/Studio Trigger artist's first art book!!! This book features Sushio's color illustrations, separated into three sections: Animation...

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Near Fine (light rubbing to the corners otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Oblagon, Pasadena, CA, 2001, 1st, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations on every page, softcover, wraps, English

Published in 2001 and long out of print. Industrial design, entertainment design, motion pictures, television, computer game design, fantasy illustrations.

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Limited to 2000 hardcover copies. Signed by the artist., Very Fine/Very Fine, Design Studio Press, Culver City, 2010, 1st, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations on every page, Hardcover, boards, English

Syd Mead signed this book for us in person. The is the hardcover edition limited to 2000 copies. And rarely signed. This sequel to 2001's Syd Mead's...

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Very Fine, Culver City, Design Studio Press, 2010, 1st, 9781933492483, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

This sequel to 2001's Syd Mead's Sentury takes up where that book left off and covers the artist's output through 2010: Design, Illustration, Games, Film,...

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Tactics Ogre Art Works
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Tiny bump to each of the lower corners otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket with Very Fine obi band, Japan, Square Enix, 2011, 2nd, 9784757532182, 12 inches, 8.7 inches, 232 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Japanese

A full color hardcover art book devoted to the video game series Tactics Ogre. Sections: Tarot images, character illustrations, class images, character...

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One of 1000 numbered copies., Very Fine, Spiffing Artists, 2010, 1st, 9780956765802, Softcover, wraps, English

An anthology of short comics and art by the amazingly talented artists at Aardman Animations studios, Bristol, who would normally be in a darkened room with...

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Shamus Culhane, Culhane, Shamus, Near Fine in Very Good+ price-clipped dustjacket (lower corners lightly bumped, dustjacket moderately edge worn), St. Martin's, New York, 1986, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.5 inches, xiv, 463 pages, over 50 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, English

The autobiography of the longtime animator who, since 1924, has worked for most of the Hollywood animation studios: Fleischer, Warner Bros., Disney, MGM.

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Limited Edition of 2000, Very Fine in Fine box, Walt Disney Feature Animation, Burbank, 2010, 1st, color

This was Walt Disney Feature Animation's gift to the crew who worked on Tangled. This ceramic stein is beautifully hand-painted and features...

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Tangled: A Little Golden Book
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Ben Smiley, Victoria Ying, Smiley, Ben, Ying, Victoria, Very Fine, New York, Golden Books, 2010, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Little Golden Book version of Disney's animated feature, Tangled, is illustrated by a Disney visual development artist who worked on the film! Nicely...

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John Canemaker, Tex Avery, Canemaker, John, Avery, Tex, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket edges), Turner, Atlanta, GA, 1996, 1st, 13.25 inches, 10 inches, 224 pages, color, hardcover, cloth, English

Between stints with Warner Bros. and Walter Lantz, Avery signed with MGM and created 65 animated shorts which form the centerpiece of his legend: The Wolf,...

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Jerry Beck, Beck, Jerry, Very Fine/Fine, Turner, Atlanta, 1994, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 192 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

As selected & voted by over 1000 cartoon historians and animation professionals. More than 300 illustrations showcase the 50 greatest animated cartoons...

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