Animation & Film

 
Signed by the directors Barry Cook and Tony Bancroft by their photo on page 13, and Hans Bacher, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Disney Feature Animation, Burbank, 1998, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, over 1000 color and black & white photos, Hardcover, leather, English

An elaborate high school yearbook styled souvenir keepsake created by and distributed to the Mulan production crew. About 100 cartoons, sketches, and...

+

Amy Ratcliffe, Ratcliffe, Amy, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Harry N. Abrams, New York, 2021, 9781419750120, 11 inches, 11.75 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Theme park design and Star Wars! There are not many books dedicated to a theme park attraction--let alone contemporaneous accounts of a new attraction!...

+

Stephen Rebello, Jane Healey, Rebello, Jane Healey, Stephen, Fine lacking obi band, New York, Hyperion Books, 1997, 1st, 9780786862634, 11.25 inches, 12 inches, 192 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

The surprisingly scarce coffee table art book on the making of the Disney film directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. Featuring design work by Gerald...

+

Darrell Van Citters, Van Citters, Darrell, Signed by the author, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Los Angeles, Oxberry Press, 2013, 1st, 978-0615847863, 9.5 inches, 12.75 inches, 352 pages, almost 1000 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

Out of print in hardcover. From the publisher: As the 1950s drew to a close, Jay Ward took two characters from an unsold series he had developed...

+

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...

+

Mike Gabriel, Gabriel, Mike, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket, Aurora, CO, Gregory Publications, 1980, 1st, 0917224051, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 300 pages, black & white with 2 pages in color, Hardcover, decorative cloth, English

Mike Gabriel has spent his entire career contributing to award-winning animated feature films at Walt Disney Studios. He has been a director (Pocahontas,...

+

Mike Gabriel, Gabriel, Mike, Very Good, issued without dustjacket (quarter-inch tear to the cloth at the top of the spine, mild wear to spine ends and corners, interior Fine), Aurora, CO, Gregory Publications, 1980, 1st, 0917224051, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 300 pages, black & white with 2 pages in color, Hardcover, decorative cloth, English

Mike Gabriel has spent his entire career contributing to award-winning animated feature films at Walt Disney Studios. He has been a director (Pocahontas,...

+

Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (3/8-inch tear to the otherwise Fine dustjacket), Insight Editions, San Rafael, 2009, 1st, 10.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Foreword by Art Director Samwise Didier. From the publisher: The Art of StarCraft: Wings of Liberty is a 176 page artbook that includes vivid images...

+

The Art of Ghost in the Shell
  $50.00
In stock
David S. Cohen, Cohen, David S., Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Titan Books, London, 2017, 9781785655272, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Witness the incredible artwork behind the creation of Ghost in the Shell, the live-action feature film based on the Japanese manga...

+

Maggie Malone, Jennifer Lee, Malone, Jennifer Lee, Maggie, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2012, 1st, 9781452111018, 1452111014, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A sharp first printing. From the Publisher: In Wreck-It Ralph, Disney's team of artists explores the hidden world of video games, from classic 8-bit...

+

Movies R Fun
  $13.00
In stock
Josh Cooley, Cooley, Josh, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2014, 9781452122335, 8 inches, 6 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Conceived and created by Josh Cooley, Pixar story artist (Cars, Ratatouille, Up, Cars 2) and supervisor (Inside Out), screenwriter (Inside Out), and...

+

Jessica Julius, Julius, Jessica, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2018, 1st, 9781452163680, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 168 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A sharp first printing. Artwork by Cory Loftis, Ami Thompson, Matthias Lechner, Mingjue Helen Chen, Jeff Merghart, Paul Felix, Jim Martin, Kevin...

+

Jessica Julius, Maggie Malone, Julius, Maggie Malone, Jessica, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (very slight bump to upper corners otherwise Very Fine, dustjacket, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2016, 1st, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

An outstanding art book full of incredible South Seas inspired artwork by John Musker, Dave Pimentel, Chris Williams, John Ripa, Ian Gooding, Bill Schwab,...

+

Kalikolehua Hurley, Osnat Shurer, Hurley, Osnat Shurer, Kalikolehua, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2021, 1st, 9781797202976, 9.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Raya and the Last Dragon is Disney's 59th animated feature. It is directed by Don Hall and Carlos López Estrada, co-directed by Paul Briggs and John...

+

Luc Besson, Besson, Luc, Near Fine (mild crease to the back cover, mild rubbing to covers, only very slight flairing to the corners, binding tight, interior pages very flat, tight, clean), London, Titan Books, 1997, 1st, 1852868635, 10.6 inches, 10.6 inches, 244 pages, over 500 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Highly rare and sought after, the art and making of Luc Besson's The Fifth Element. Luc Besson wrote the text of this book, including a diary of the 21...

+

Marc Davis, Davis, Marc, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (corners pushed in, otherwise Fin, Disney Editions, New York, 2014, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 208 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Now out of print and surprisingly scarce. From the Publisher: Walt Disney once said of Marc Davis, "Marc can do story, he can do character, he can...

+

Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Tokyo, Pie International, 2021, 1st, 9784756253927, 9.9 inches, 10.3 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

The latest in Pie International’s outstanding series of surveys focusing on artists specializing in background and environment art. Mysterious Scenes...

+

Jessica Julius, Julius, Jessica, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2014, 1st, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 168 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

A sharp first printing. From the publisher: Walt Disney Animation Studio's Big Hero 6 is the story of Hiro Hamada, a brilliant robotics prodigy who...

+

David Gerstein, Gerstein, David, One of 1000 numbered copies, Tiny nick to the bottom edge of the front board otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Gemstone, Timonium, MD, 2005, 1st, 12.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 360 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Walt Disney's Mickey and the Gang: Classic Stories in Verse - Vintage Magazine Art 1934-1944 This is one of the Hardcover Deluxe editions--with 10...

+

Near Fine (light shelfwear), Disney, New York, 2002, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, over 200 color illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

The only book on this lovely Disney animated feature. Filled with visual development art, production designs, storyboards, and background paintings. This...

+

Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good, issued without dustjacket (upper corners bumped, lightly creasing pages at that corner, three small scrapes to the rear joint, mild wear to covers, interior sound and clean), Paris, Les Humanoïdes Associés, 1982, 1st, 2-7316-0159-0, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A scarce Moebius title. The making of the animated feature film, Les Maîtres du Temps, based upon a sci-fi novel by Stefan Wul, directed by Rene...

+

Eric Goldberg, Goldberg, Eric, Near Fine (light bump to the lower corner,very slight shelfwear, new, unread) with unopened CD pouch, Los Angeles, Silman-James Press, 2008, 2nd, 978-1-879505-97-1, 10 inches, 8 inches, 240 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

A new, unread book and CD. Later printings did not include the CD. From the publisher: Character Animation Crash Course! is a veritable Genie's lamp...

+

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, Anson Jew, Benton Jew, Rick Newsome,...

+

Mark Salisbury, Salisbury, Mark, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Disney Editions, 2012, 1st, 9781423141860, 9.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Production photos and concept art from the film. Frankenweenie is about a clever, quiet, scientifically minded boy named Victor, who lives in the...

+

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.

+

Bill Peet: An Autobiography
  $45.00
In stock
Bill Peet, Peet, Bill, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (lower corners lightly bumped, mild edgewear and a small tear to price-clipped dustjacket), Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1989, 0395509327, 10.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 192 pages, over 250 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The Disney story man and bestselling children's book author's own story from his midwestern childhood to his many years at Disney, his falling out with...

+

Frank Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Frank, Signed by both authors Thomas and Johnston and dated 11-18-90, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Abbeville, 1987, 1st, 0896597474, 11.25 inches, 10.5 inches, 224 pages, over 1200 illustrations in color and black & white, hardcover, cloth, English

Two of Disney's Nine Old Men Thomas and Johnston describe the history & development of Disney-style humor and then break down & analyze hundreds of...

+

The Fountain
  $125.00
In stock
Darren Aronofsky, Kent Williams, Aronofsky, Darren, Williams, Kent, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Vertigo, New York, 2005, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

A first printing still in the publisher's shrinkwrap. Out of print in hardcover. From the publisher: Darren Aronofsky proved himself a film maker to...

+

Out of stock
Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Enrico Casarosa, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2021, 1st, 9781797207254, 9.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Director Enrico Casarosa, Production Designer Daniela Strijleva, and Character Art Director Deanna Marsigliese  kindly signed a bookplate for us to...


Very Fine, Iain McCaig, McCaig, Iain, 1998, 1st, 14.5 inches, 11 inches, 24 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This issue of Variety has a full-page color ad from George Lucas congratulating James Cameron on Titanic becoming the #1 highest grossing film in movie...

+

Epic Art: The Art of Joe Smith
  $40.00
In stock
Gary Gerani, Joe Smith, Gerani, Gary, Smith, Joe, Print run of 1000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dreams and Visions Press, Modesto, 2021, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 160 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first art book devoted to this movie poster artist. Capturing a long lost era of movie promotion. From the publisher: Award-winning illustrator...

+

Mike Yamada, Limited to 500 copies. The boz is signed by Mike with a small original drawing, Fine in Near Fine box (dent to bottom edge of box), Yamada, Mike, 2011, 1st, 7.5 inches, 5 inches, 28 cards pages, color, box with flip top, English

From concept artist Mike Yamada, a set of 26 full-color alphabet flash cards each with a different animal in a unique car. Plus an artist's bio card and a...

+

Sector 7 and Other Merz
  $75.00
In stock
Fine, Neil Ross, Ross, Neil, Editions Limbolo, 2016, 1st, 6.5 inches, 9 inches, 130 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Neil Ross is a Concept Artist and Designer in the feature film industry. Credits include: Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse,The Golden Compass, Tron Uprising,...

+

Bolt: A Little Golden Book
  $40.00
In stock
Joe Moshier, Moshier, Joe, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Golden Books, New York, 2008, 1st, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A Little Golden book adaptation of Disney's Bolt. Cover and interior art by Joe Moshier who was character designer on the film. Joe Moshier was character...

+

Nick Suttner, Wil Murray, Suttner, Wil Murray, Nick, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Future Press, Bath, England, 2017, 9783869930800, 9 inches, 12 inches, 295 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Fumito Ueda's long-awaited third game tells an unlikely tale of companionship between a small boy and the huge, fantastic beast...

+

The Art of the Incredibles
  $100.00
In stock
Mark Cotta Vaz, Vaz, Mark Cotta, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear to dustjacket), San Francisco, Chronicle, 2004, 1st, 978-0811844338, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 160 pages, over 400 color illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. Pre-production artwork & design from the Pixar film. Art by Lou Romano, Teddy Newton, Tony Fucile, Kent Melton, Glenn Kim, Ricardo...

+

The Art of Kung Fu Panda
  $175.00
In stock
Tracey Miller-Zarneke, Miller-Zarneke, Tracey, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, San Rafael, Insight, 2008, 2nd, 978-1-933784-57-1, 10.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 192 pages, over 250 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: Enthusiastic and a little clumsy, Po is the biggest fan of kung fu around... but his girth is better suited for work in his father's...

+

Don Bluth, Bluth, Don, Signed by the artist-author Don Bluth on the half-title page, Very Good+ ("The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County" Discard stamp otherwise no library marks or stamps, moderate cover wear, spine unbroken, flat, tight, clean), Dark Horse, Milwaukie, OR, 2005, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: In this volume, Don Bluth covers the process of designing characters, creating a performance, the timing and rhythm of movement,...

+

Limited to 1000 copies, signed by 3 artists, Near Fine (very slight wear to the two lower corners), 2008, 1st, 9 inches, 6 inches, 144 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The first full-color comics anthology from the story artists at Disney Feature Animation. It sold out quickly and is now out-of-print. This copy is...

+

Fine, 2014, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 24 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

A 24-page, full-color sketchbook, a blank lined notebook, and a six sticker sheet. Kickstarter Exclusives that were given to all the Kickstarter backers....

+

Lovely Art Print Set
  $30.00
In stock
Lorelay Bove, Helen Chen, Claire Keane, Lisa Keene, Brittney Lee, Victoria Ying, Very Fine, Lorelay Bove, Helen Chen, Claire Keane, Lisa Keene, Brittney Lee, Victoria Ying, 2014, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, color, English

Six 8"x10" color prints by Walt Disney VisDev artists Lorelay Bove (The Princess and the Frog, Wreck-It Ralph, Winnie the Pooh), Helen Mingjue Chen...

+

Don Hahn, Tracey Miller-Zarneke, Hahn, Tracey Miller-Zarneke, Don, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (lower corners lightly bumped, bit of edgewear to dustjacket), Disney, New York, 2015, 1st, 11.5 inches, 9.3 inches, 448 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

This is a first printing--and the only printing--of this invaluable textbook for animation artists. These lectures were delivered to artists working at the...

+

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...

+

Fine, Ryan Lang, Lang, Ryan, 2015, 1st, 10 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This is a compilation of wonderful digital paintings of characters from comics, film, and TV. Plus, Ryan includes very detailed step-by-step...

+

Frank Parisi, Gary Scheppke, Parisi, Gary Scheppke, Frank, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2009, 1st, 9780811868891, 9.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 272 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: The imaginations and passions of a whole new generation of Star Wars fans have been ignited by The Clone Wars, the new animated TV...

+

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...

+

Limited to 300 copies, Very Fine, Mike Yamada, Victoria Ying, Yamada, Victoria Ying, Mike, Extra Curricular Activities, 2012, 1st, 7 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Limited to 300 copies. Out of print. From 2012, a collection of personal works, both traditional watercolor and digital paintings, full of warmth...

+

Limited to 500 copies, Very Fine, Mike Yamada, Victoria Ying, Yamada, Victoria Ying, Mike, Extra Curricular Activities, 2013, 1st, 9780985770754, 0985770759, 6.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 42 pages, color, Softcover, wraps

Limited to 500 copies. Out of print. From 2013, twenty fully-rendered double-page "widescreen" illustrations. Beautiful, outstanding pieces.

+