Animation & Film

 
Daniel Kothenschulte, Kothenschulte, Daniel, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Cologne, Taschen, 2020, 1st, 9783836580861, 8.75 inches, 6.4 inches, 512 pages, over 1000 color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This new edition of Taschen's $200 Walt Disney Film Archives monograph reduces the page size, but keeps most of the content of the original. From the...

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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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Lorelay Bove, Helen Chen, Claire Keane, Lisa Keene, Brittney Lee, Victoria Ying, Lorelay Bove, Helen Chen, Claire Keane, Lisa Keene, Brittney Lee, Victoria Ying, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Design Studio Press, Culver City, 2014, 1st, 10.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 136 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing of this swell book, which is now in later printings. An anthology of artwork by artists Lorelay Bove (The Princess and the Frog,...

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One of 250 numbered copies signed by the artist, Fine, Wendy Park, Park, Wendy, 2016, 8 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This is Wendy's second collection of her personal works. Beautiful digital images of nature-scapes and six pages of pen drawings. Wendy was background...

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Bob Burns, John Michlig, Burns, John Michlig, Bob, Near Fine (light cover wear), San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2000, 1st, 9780811825726, 9.5 inches, 10 inches, 144 pages, over 150 color photographs, Softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Known to give up precious living space to display a full-size creature from the Black Lagoon or a pair of...

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Reid Mitenbuler, Mitenbuler, Reid, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Atlantic Monthly Press, 2020, 1st, 9780802129383, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 412 pages, 16 pages of color and black & white photographs, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: The vivid and untold story of the Golden Age of classic animation and the often larger-than-life artists who created some of the most...

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Leslie Clark, Les Clark, Clark, Leslie, Clark, Les, Fine, Las Vegas, Theme Park Press, 2019, 1st, 9781683902263, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 210 pages, over 80 black & white illustrations and photographs, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the back cover: An Animator's Life "Bring some of your drawings in and let's see what they look like." That's what Walt Disney told Les Clark...

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Natsu Onoda Power, Osamu Tezuka, Power, Natsu Onoda, Tezuka, Osamu, Very Fine, Jackson, MS, University Press of Mississippi, 2009, 1st, 9781604732214, 9 inches, 6 inches, 202 pages, 52 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Cartoonist Osamu Tezuka (1928-1989) is the single most important figure in Japanese post-World War II comics. During his four-decade...

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Fine, Mel Shaw, Shaw, Mel, Theme Park Press, 2016, 9781941500941, 9 inches, 6 inches, 260 pages, black & white illustrations and photographs, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: From Bambi to The Lion King Mel Shaw's incredible career as a Disney artist and animator began in 1942 when Walt Disney offered him a...

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James Bond: The History of the Illustrated 007
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Alan J. Porter, Porter, Alan J., Very Fine, Hermes Press, Neshannock, PA, 2008, 1st, 9781932563184, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Now for the first time, the complete history of the illustrated James Bond is chronicled by pop-culture historian Alan J. Porter in...

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Paul Ruditis, Ruditis, Paul, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light rubbing to cover otherwise new and unread), Bellevue, Washington, Becker & Mayer, 2018, 12.7 inches, 9.7 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The Vault of Frankenstein traces the incredible history of how the nameless abomination in Shelley's classic novel became a pop...

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Art of Finding Dory
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Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket edges), San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2016, 1st, 9781452122243, 1452122245, 9.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

This book is notable for having more storyboards than any other Pixar book! Great stuff including deleted scenes! It also includes more discussion of...

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Planet of the Apes: The Evolution of the Legend
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Joe Fordham, Jeff Bond, Fordham, Jeff Bond, Joe, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), London, Titan Books, 2014, 1st, 9781783291984, 13 inches, 10.25 inches, 256 pages, over 300 color photographs, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: In 1968 audiences around the world were transported to a world eerily similar to their own, but where apes ruled...

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Adam Allsuch Boardman, Boardman, Adam Allsuch, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Nobrow Press, 2018, 1st, 9781910620403, 9.9 inches, 7.5 inches, 111 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

A fun book for film buffs with wonderful infographics by Boardman. From the publisher: Take a trip through the history of filmmaking in this...

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City of Illusion - Hardcover
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Victoria Ying, Ying, Victoria, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Viking Books for Young Readers, New York, 2021, 9780593114513, 9.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 256 pages, color, Hardcover, English

From the publisher: Read the follow-up to the action-packed adventure that Dan Santat called An-edge-of-your-seat thriller! It's been a peaceful three...

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City of Secrets - Hardcover
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Victoria Ying, Ying, Victoria, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Viking Books for Young Readers, New York, 2020, 9780593114483, 9.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 256 pages, color, Hardcover, English

From the publisher: Read the graphic novel that Caldecott medal-winning illustrator, Dan Santat, calls, An edge-of-your-seat thriller! Ever Barnes is...

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Blaise Hemingway, Jesse Reffsin, Chris Sasaki, Jeff Turley, Hemingway, Jesse Reffsin, Blaise, Sasaki, Jeff Turley, Chris, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Francisco, Chronicle, 2019, 1st, 9781452171289, 11.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Chris Sasaki and Jeff Turley's collection of illustrated ghost stories was a bestseller for us. Now it's available in a new edition. A collection of...

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Very Fine without dustjacket, as issued, Tim Burton, Burton, Tim, Morrow, 1997, 1st, 7.5 inches, 5 inches, 12, 8 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

An advance, hardbound 12-pager sampler distributed to booksellers prior to the release of the book. Includes excerpts from "Voodoo Girl," "Brie Boy" and...

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The Best New Animation Design
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VG+ (covers & corners lightly rubbed), Rockport, 1995, 1st, pictorial boards

From the dustjacket: "Features all facets of animation from every type of media, including television, billboards, film and computer. "This is the first...

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Best Pictures Movie Posters
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Very Fine, Bruce Hershenson, 1999, 1st, 96 pages, 417 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Volume 8 in the Illustrated History of Movies through Posters. Includes every Best Picture nominee and winner.

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Fanfare #3
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NF, 1980, 1st, Softcover, wraps

Will Elder's movie poster art. Polish sculptor Szukalski. Japanese TV animation.

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The World Of Animation
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Raul da Silva, VG, da Silva, Raul, Kodak, 1979, 1st, wraps

A 1979 survey of animation, its history, techniques, animators, careers and how to do it yourself. Replaced in 1983 by the Kodak Animation Book.

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Near Fine, Lewis Chester, Chester, Lewis, Faber & Faber, 1986, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

The story of the puppet makers Monty Python-esque humor book created by the Spitting Image group that created caustic puppets.

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Kyle Cooper (Monographics)
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Kyle Cooper, VF, Codrington, Andreas, Cooper, Kyle, Yale University Press, 2003, 1st American, French wraps

Includes storyboard sequences and shot-by-shot dissections of the designer's best title sequences. From the flap: "Kyle Cooper is acclaimed as the...

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Vintage Hollywood Posters VII
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VF, Bruce Hershenson, 2004, 1st, wraps

Includes 592 posters. Out-of-print.

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Vision: Kurtz & Friends
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Very Fine, Bob Kurtz, Kurtz, Bob, Tokyo Designers Gakuin College, 1980, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 84 pages, Over 300 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Japanese, English

"Special Issue on the Work of Kurtz & Friends." Kurtz commercial animation company created the ubiquitous Chevron Oil dinosaur spots of the seventies...

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Satellitesoda, Book 3
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VF, 2010, 1st, pictorial boards

A full color art sampler from 30 artists at satellitesoda.com. Concept artists, creature designers, animators, illustrators, etc. creating full-color...

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Hopscotch (La Marelle) (Signed)
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Signed by all four of the artists, Very Fine, Lindsey Olivares, Stevie Lewis, Priscilla Wong, Floriane Marchix, Olivares, Stevie Lewis, Priscilla Wong, Floriane Marchix, Lindsey, 2012, 1st, 8 inches, 5 inches, 78 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A collection of personal works by four visual development artists from Dreamworks PDI in Northern California.  Lindsey Olivares is from a family of...

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Fragments Intermezzo - Signed
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Enrico Casarosa, Casarosa, Enrico, Fragments, 2004, 1st, 0972709037, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 56 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A long out-of-print book of charcoal gesture & life drawings of female nudes, with some paintings in acrylics. Beautiful artwork by this Pixar...

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Creature Mix & Match - Signed
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Bobby Chiu, Chiu, Bobby, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Imaginism, Toronto, 2014, 1st, 6 inches, 8.5 inches, 44 pages, color, softcover, ringbound, English

Bobby's creature sketchbook was a 2014 Comic-Con exclusive. It's a book that is split into 4 sections so you can mix and match the different parts of the...

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Signed by the series editor Didier Ghez, Fine, Didier Ghez, Ghez, Didier, Theme Park Press, 2015, 9 inches, 6 inches, 294 pages, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Disney History from the Source The Walt's People series is an oral history of all things Disney, as told by the artists,...

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Signed by the series editor Didier Ghez, Fine, Didier Ghez, Ghez, Didier, Theme Park Press, 2013, 9 inches, 6 inches, 594 pages, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Disney History from the Source The Walt's People series is an oral history of all things Disney, as told by the artists,...

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Signed by the series editor Didier Ghez, Fine, Didier Ghez, Ghez, Didier, Theme Park Press, 2014, 9 inches, 6 inches, 434 pages, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Disney History from the Source The Walt's People series is an oral history of all things Disney, as told by the artists,...

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Canapazzi
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Max Narciso, Narciso, Max, Very Fine, CTN, Burbank, 2015, 1st, 7.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Max (Massimilano) Narciso is a freelance character design / visual development artist. He has worked for companies such as Disney, Disney Publishing, Laika,...

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Jean-Baptiste Thoret, Bruno, Thoret, Jean-Baptiste, Bruno, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brussels, Le Lombard, 2016, 1st, 9782803636945, 7.75 inches, 5.5 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Bruno illustrates this 70-page comic book history of "The New Hollywood. From Easy Rider to Apocalypse Now." A volume in "The Little BD-teque of...

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Bernard Seret, Julien Sole, Seret, Bernard, Sole, Julien, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brussels, Le Lombard, 2016, 1st, 9782803635009, 7.75 inches, 5.5 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Julien Sole created an entire sketchbook about sharks, so he was a natural choice to render this lively illustrated lecture by a world renown shark...

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Darren Quach, Quach, Darren, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Culver City, Design Studio Press, 2014, 1st, 978-1-62465-015-4, 5 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Darren Quach is a Los Angeles–-based concept designer who has contributed his creativity to numerous video games, including Hawken,...

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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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Mickey Mouse: Fifty Happy Years
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David Bain, Bruce Harris, Bain, Bruce Harris, David, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (sharp corners, tight binding, moderate wear to edges of dustjacket), Harmony, New York, 1977, 1st, 11.2 inches, 8.7 inches, 256 pages, Illustrations on every page, with 48 two-color and 80 full-color pages, hardcover, cloth, English

A history and scrapbook of this character in cartoons, comic strips, and merchandising. Storybook re-tellings of three Mickey Mouse films using film...

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Fine, issued without dustjacket, Jakob Jensen, Jensen, Jakob, 2007, 1st, 978-0-9795904-0-5, 0-9795904-0-X, 8.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 60 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"A satirical and shamelessly iconoclastic spoof on today's Orwellian propaganda-machine, this book, titled "'My First Imperial ABC', takes on everything...

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William Stout, Stout, William, Near Fine (factory folded, unused, some mild discoloration along the folds), Polygram Pictures/Columbia Pictures, Los Angeles, 1980, 1st, 41 inches, 27 inches, color

William Stout uses his flair for Mad style comic art to resurrect the crowded madcap movie poster style of artists Jack Davis and Frank Frazetta for this...

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Dream It! Do It!
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Marty Sklar, Sklar, Marty, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Disney Editions, New York, 2013, 3rd, 8.6 inches, 6 inches, 368 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

The late Disney Legend Imagineer Marty Sklar's autobiography. From the publisher: Marty Sklar was hired by The Walt Disney Company after his junior...

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A Kiss Goodnight
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Richard M. Sherman, Floyd Norman, Adrienne Norman, Sherman, Richard M., Norman, Adrienne Norman, Floyd, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Los Angeles, Disney Editions, 2017, 1st, 978-1-4847-8228-6, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: A Kiss Goodnight is a valentine to Walt Disney from the legendary songwriter Richard Sherman. Opening with a touching story about...

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Ian Fleming, John McLusky, Yaroslav Horak, Fleming, Ian, McLusky, Yaroslav Horak, John, Very Fine, London, Titan Books, 2011, 1st, 9781848564329, 9.25 inches, 7.75 inches, 344 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

A thick collection of the British comic strip adapting the original Ian Fleming novels and stories. From the publisher: The daring James Bond is back...

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Houdini: The Handcuff King
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Jason Lutes, Nick Bertozzi, Lutes, Jason, Bertozzi, Nick, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, New York, Hyperion, 2007, 1st, 9780786839025, 10.25 inches, 7 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Harry Houdini mesmerized a generation of Americans when he was alive, and continues to do so 80 years after his death. This is a "snapshot" of Houdini's...

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Signed with a drawing by the artist, Very Fine, Topper Helmers, Helmers, Topper, 2017, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 52 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: This new book by theme park artist Topper Helmers features 52 pages of art done for eight different studios and 45 theme parks...

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Pixar Short Films Postcard Set
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Very Fine, Pixar, Emeryville, 2018, 1st, 7 inches, 5 inches, color

A set of nine color picture postcards featuring the key art/poster art for nine Pixar animated shorts: Bao, The Blue Umbrella, Lou, Piper, Lava, Sanjay's...

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Very Fine, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2020, 9781506715070, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 104 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

A rare animation art book that focuses almost entirely on sketches, rough drawings, and storyboards, as well as a few pages of animation drawing sequences!...

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