Animation & Film

 
The Walter Lantz Story
  $30.00
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Joe Adamson, Walter Lantz, Adamson, Joe, Lantz, Walter, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (edges soiled/toned, dustjacket spine faded), Putnam, New York, 1985, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 254 pages, over 170 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, English

From the publisher: This is the story of a master craftsman and innovator. Best known as the creator of Woody Woodpecker, the mischievous cartoon...

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Michael Barrier, Barrier, Michael, Signed and dated 3/20/07 by the author, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Univ of Ca Press, Berkeley, 2007, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, xviii, 394 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, English

Signed and dated in the year of publication by the author, Michael Barrier, noted animation historian and founder/publisher of the fanzine Funnyworld....


Special Make-Up Effects
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Vincent J-R Kehoe, Kehoe, Vincent J-R, Near Fine (two light thumbdents to the covers, very light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Boston, Focal Press, 1991, 1st, 0240800990, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, x, 134 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Special Make-Up Effects concentrates on the genre of horror characters and other special creations (fantasy, sci-fi, etc), giving tips about the materials,...

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Russell Merritt, J.B. Kaufman, Merritt, J.B. Kaufman, Russell, Near Fine (corners lightly rubbed, light wear, interior Fine), Gemona, La Cineteca del Friuli, 2006, 1st, 9788886155274, 8886155271, 11 inches, 9.5 inches, 256 pages, Over 200 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The original edition, published in Italy, of this important Disney animation reference. In English. With over 200 color and black and white illustrations....

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Mark A. Vieira, Vieira, Mark A., Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (remainder mark, light shelfwear to boards, moderate wear and scuffing to the dustjacket), New York, Harry N. Abrams, 2003, 1st, 9780810945357, 12.3 inches, 9.4 inches, 264 pages, 260 black & white photographs, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

260 gorgeous photographs -- rare and unforgettable images -- many never before published -- culled from 160 horror films 1923-1968 divided into the...

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Jim Korkis, John Cawley, Korkis, John Cawley, Jim, Near Fine (light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Pioneer Books, Las Vegas, 1990, 1556982690, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 224 pages, black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Animation historian Jim Korkis and John Cawley trace the history of 25 popular cartoon characters, from Alvin to Yogi Bear. Including Betty Boop, Bugs...

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Tex Avery: King of Cartoons
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Joe Adamson, Tex Avery, Adamson, Joe, Avery, Tex, Very Good+ (edges and first and last pages slightly spotted, spine faded, otherwise Fine, very flat, tight, clean), Big Apple Books/Popular Library, New York, 1975, 1st, 10.8 inches, 8.2 inches, 238 pages, over 150 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

The first book on Tex Avery. Includes long interviews with Tex Avery and Michael Maltese. The Big Apple Film Series, Leonard Maltin General Editor. As...

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Jeff Lenburg, Lenburg, Jeff, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (topedge slightly spotted otherwise Very Fine, dustjacket spine sunned otherwise Very Fine), Facts on File, New York, 1991, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, xiv, 466 pages, black & white illustrations throughout, Hardcover, boards, English

A guide to every animated theatrical or television production from 1911-1991. Over 1000 entries with production histories, credits, voices, character...

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The Warner Brothers Cartoons
  $50.00
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Will Friedwald, Jerry Beck, Friedwald, Jerry Beck, Will, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (topedge slightly spotted otherwise Fine), Scarecrow Press, Lanham, MD, 1981, 1st, 8.75 inches, 5.75 inches, xviii, 271 pages, Hardcover, cloth, English

A chronological guide to every Warner Brothers cartoon, from 1929's "Bosko the Talkink Kid," to 1969's "Injun Trouble," with detailed plot synopses,...

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Digby Diehl, Diehl, Digby, Near Fine (light bump to the back cover, light wear, very flat, tight, clean), St. Martins, New York, 1996, 1st softcover, 12 inches, 9 inches, 256 pages, over 1000 illustrations, most in color, Softcover, wraps, English

The complete history of Tales from the Crypt in comics, film & television. And it includes a never-before-published Jack Davis EC horror story! "The...

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Daffy Duck for President
  $15.00
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Chuck Jones, Jones, Chuck, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Warner Bros., Burbank, CA, 1997, 1st, 9 inches, 11.5 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A children's picture book with Daffy & Bugs. Written & illustrated entirely by Chuck Jones. This came from the collection of Steve Sherman, a...

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Jewel Shepard, Shepard, Jewel, Inscribed by the author: "Steve-- Thanks for actually reading me! Jewel Shepard", Near Fine (light wear to the edges, very flat, tight, clean), 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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Gary Russell, Russell, Gary, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (mild wear to the dustjacket corner), Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 2004, 1st, 0-618-43029-6, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 224 pages, 600 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Art of The Return of the King illustrates the creative development of the film from sketch to special effect and features 600 images, most appearing...

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Gary Russell, Russell, Gary, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 2002, 1st, 0-618-21290-6, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 192 pages, 500 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: With complete and unrestricted access to artwork created over a five-year-period, this authoritative and insightful...

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Patrick Brion, Brion, Patrick, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Harmony Books, New York, 1990, 1st American, 12.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 212 pages, over 600 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

"This is the quintessential tribute to Tom and Jerry. A total of 161 episodes were filmed from 1940 to 1967, under four different directors. This...

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The Art of WALL-E
  $50.00
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Tim Hauser, Hauser, Tim, Very Good+ (lower corners bumped, light wear, no dustjacket), Chronicle, San Francisco, 2008, 1st, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 160 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

Includes more than 200 pieces of pre-production artwork & designs from the Pixar film: storyboards; robot, vehicle, and character studies and designs;...

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Near Fine (mild wear, mild shelfwear, spine tight), Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, 2006, 2nd, 8.75 inches, 11 inches, 244 pages, 550 color illustrations, softcover, French wraps

This is the beautiful full-color catalogue for the largest exhibition of Disney animation artwork in history. Held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo,...

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Ronald V. Borst, Borst, Ronald V., Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (moderate wear to dustjacket), Grove Press, New York, 1992, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, xvi, 240 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, English

One of the greatest collections of rare & classic movie posters. Seven horror/fantasy writers contribute essays on the horror film: Stephen King,...

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Gary Russell, Russell, Gary, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to the dustjacket edge), Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 2003, 1st, 0-618-33130-1, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 192 pages, 600 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: This official, fully authorized book includes pencil sketches by Alan Lee and John Howe, costume designs by...

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The Art of the Matrix
  $125.00
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Larry and Andy Wachowski, Wachowski, Larry and Andy, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (sharp corners and spine ends, only light wear to the dustjacket), Newmarket Press, New York, 2000, 1st, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 488 pages, over 1000 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A sharp copy of an out-of-print title rarely found without bumps and other flaws. The full script presented with over 600 black & white...

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The Tarzan Chronicles
  $80.00
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Howard E. Green, Green, Howard E., Upper corners very slightly bumped otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Hyperion, 1999, 1st, 0-7868-6403-6, 13.75 inches, 10.25 inches, 192 pages, over 350 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Artwork by Paul Felix, Ian Gooding, Glen Keane, Rick Maki, Alex Nino, Frank Nissen, Jeff Snow, and John Watkiss, among others. From the back cover:...

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T. R. Adams, Adams, T. R., Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (edges and some pages slightly spotted otherwise Very Fine, dustjacket spine sunned otherwise Very Fine), Turner, Atlanta, 1994, 1st, 11 inches, 9.5 inches, 192 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather spine, English

A comprehensive history of the first prime time animated television series (and spin-offs). illustrated with never before published concept sketches,...


Jerry Beck, Beck, Jerry, Near Fine in Fine dustjacket (topedge slightly spotted otherwise Very Fine), Holt, New York, 1991, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 160 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

The history of Sylvester and Tweety From the back cover: "I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat" is a splendidly illustrated biography of Sylvester and Tweety's...

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Charles Solomon, Solomon, Charles, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (slight toning, dustjacket spine slightly sunned), New York, Hyperion, 1995, 1st, 9780786860371, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, x, 214 pages, over 200 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Filled with concept art, production designs, and storyboards. Art by Marc Davis, Ken Anderson, Mary Blair, Bill Peet, Kay Nielsen, Ferdinand Horvath, and...

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Deanna Marsigliese, Marsigliese, Deanna, Inscribed by the artist with a drawing in ink and color marker, Fine, issued without dustjacket, The Labyrinth, Toronto, 2007, 1st, 8.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 72 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Inscribed by the artist with a drawing in ink and color marker and dated 2007, the year of publication. This copy was inscribed to animation designer...


Fantasy! Cartooning
  $25.00
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Ben Caldwell, Caldwell, Ben, Very Good+ (moderate wear to the edges, interior very flat, tight, clean), Sterling, New York, 2005, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, black & white illustrations throughout, softcover, color wraps, English

Ben's follow-up to Action! Cartooning. Lots of sketches & drawings of heroes & villains, fairies & goblins, and animals. Out of print.

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Fine, Walt Disney Co., Burbank, 1987, 1st, 8.5 inches, 11 inches, 24 pages, 21 color and 14 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

"The Disney Gallery Inaugural Exhibition 1987-1988" The catalogue for the inaugural exhibition of the Disney Gallery at Disneyland in 1987. Conceptual...


The Tarzan Chronicles
  $90.00
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Howard E. Green, Green, Howard E., Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Hyperion, 1999, 1st, 0-7868-6403-6, 13.75 inches, 10.25 inches, 192 pages, over 350 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Artwork by Paul Felix, Ian Gooding, Glen Keane, Rick Maki, Alex Nino, Frank Nissen, Jeff Snow, and John Watkiss, among others. From the back cover:...

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Pierre Lambert, Tex Avery, Lambert, Pierre, Avery, Tex, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (edges dusty, slight spine slant, moderate wear to dustjacket), New York, Demons & Marveilles, 1993, 1st, 9782950781802, 13 inches, 10 inches, 224 pages, over 250 color plates, hardcover, cloth, French

A Pierre Lambert production. This deluxe 10" x 13" coffee table book on Avery's MGM years 1942-1955 was the basis for John Canemaker's later volume. This...

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The Art of the Lion King
  $75.00
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Christopher Finch, Finch, Christopher, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (edges toned, dusty, slight spine slant, moderate wear to dustjacket), New York, Hyperion, 1994, 1st, 0-7868-6028-6, 13.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 196 pages, over 400 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Artwork from the development and creation of the 1994 Disney blockbuster. Art by Chris Sanders, Vance Gerry, Andy Gaskill, Bunny Mattinson, Andreas Deja,...

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John Canemaker, Canemaker, John, Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Hyperion, 1999, 3rd, 0786863072, 10.5 inches, 12.4 inches, xvi, 272 pages, over 600 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, English

A sharp copy of this out of print title. The art & craft of animation storyboarding at Disney is the subject of this thick tome by the noted...

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Jeff Kurtti, Kurtti, Jeff, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (edges dusty, slight spine slant, moderate wear to dustjacket edges), New York, Hyperion, 1998, 1st, 0786863889, 13.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 192 pages, over 350 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A first edition. Mulan was the first feature produced in Disney's Orlando studio and it had more than its share of fine artists. This volume includes...

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The Art of The Book of Life
  $200.00
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Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2014, 2nd, 10.25 inches, 11.4 inches, 192 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: To determine whether the heart of humankind is pure and good, two godlike beings engage in an otherworldly wager...

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Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz, Huyck, Gloria Katz, Willard, Near Fine (only light shelfwear, no thumbdents, spine tight and unbroken), Ballantine, New York, 1984, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, over 400 color illustrations, softcover, wraps

The complete script by Willard Huyck & Gloria Katz, profusely illustrated with storyboard drawings, other pre-production art, matte paintings, and...


John Canemaker, Tyrus Wong, Canemaker, John, Wong, Tyrus, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Walt Disney Family Foundation Press, San Francisco, 2013, 1st, 9.75 inches, 12.25 inches, 156 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Water to Paper, Paint to Sky is the first comprehensive retrospective of America's oldest living artist Tyrus Wong,...

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Helen McCarthy, Osamu Tezuka, McCarthy, Helen, Tezuka, Osamu, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Abrams, New York, 2009, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 272 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Osamu Tezuka has often been called "the god of manga" and "the Walt Disney of Japan," but he was far more than that. Tezuka was Walt...

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Very Good, issued without dustjacket (moderate rubbing to the spine ends, spine cocked, binding and interior sound), New York, Disney, 2001, 1st, 0786853271, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 128 pages, over 400 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

The script with annotations by the directors Kirk Wise and Gary Trousdale and producer Don Hahn and profusely illustrated with production art: storyboards,...


Bob Thomas, Thomas, Bob, Very Good+ (tiny scuffing to the lower corners, mild cover wear, edges toned, dusty) issued without dustjacket, New York, Hyperion, 1991, 1st, 1562829971, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Bob Thomas wrote The Art of Animation in 1959 using the then new feature Sleeping Beauty to explain every step of the Disney feature animation process. That...

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John Canemaker, Canemaker, John, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (edges toned, dusty, moderate wear to dustjacket edges), New York, Disney, 2001, 2nd, 07868649669, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, x, 310 pages, over 600 color & black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, English

An massive book devoted to the senior animators dubbed by Disney, "the nine old men": Les Clark, Woolie Reitherman, Eric Larson, Ward Kimball, Milt Kahl,...

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Pinocchio
  $225.00
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Pierre Lambert, Lambert, Pierre, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (edges dusty, mild spine sag, moderate wear to dustjacket), Rozay-en-Brie, Demons & Merveilles, 1995, 1st, 9782950781833, 13 inches, 13 inches, 236 pages, 325 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, French

The most lavish book ever made on Disney's second feature film. This sumptuous book features original documents, story boards, character sketches, layouts,...

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Tim Burton, Burton, Tim, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (slight toning and wear), Hyperion, New York, 1993, 1st, 9.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 40 pages, color, hardcover, cloth, English

A First Printing of this children's picture story book written and illustrated in color by Tim Burton based upon his stop-motion animated feature film.


The Art of Megamind
  $120.00
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Richard von Busack, von Busack, Richard, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (edges toned, dusty, light wear to dustjacket edges), San Rafael, Insight Editions, 2010, 1st, 978-1-933784-57-1, 11.4 inches, 10.25 inches, 156 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. Filled with beautiful artwork and emphasizing the concept art, character designs, and environments. The color script is also reproduced....

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The Art of Monsters vs. Aliens
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Linda Sunshine, Sunshine, Linda, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (edges toned, dusty, mild wear to dustjacket edges), Newmarket, New York, 2009, 1st, 10.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 192 pages, over 400 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The artbook for one of the best features to come out of Dreamworks Animation. Over 400 illustrations: concept art, storyboards, character designs, color...

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Jerry Beck, Beck, Jerry, Signed by the directors Eric Darnell and Tom Mcgrath, Fine in Fine dustjacket, San Rafael, Insight, 2008, 1st, 978-1-933784-57-1, 10.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 160 pages, over 250 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Art by Craig Kellman, Alex Puvilland, Kendal Cronkhite, Yoriko Ito, Erwin Madrid, and others. From the publisher: Tired of roughing it outdoors and...

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Sketches by Silver
  $20.00
Stephen Silver, Silver, Stephen, Near Fine (light wear), 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...


Stephen Rebello, Jane Healey, Rebello, Jane Healey, Stephen, Near Fine (page edges toned, dusty) 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...

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John Canemaker, Canemaker, John, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (edges toned, dusty, moderate wear to dustjacket edges), New York, Hyperion, 1996, 1st, 9780786861521, 12.2 inches, 12 inches, xiv, 210 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: Born from daydreams, meditations on color, character and form, and sheer inventiveness, Disney's pioneering animated films begin in...

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Colossus - Signed
  $60.00
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Signed by the artist, Near Fine (light wear to corners, very flat, tight, clean), Mark Andrews, Andrews, Mark, Mark Andrews, 2005, 1st, 9 inches, 7 inches, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

A graphic novel by Mark Andrews, a Pixar story artist, story supervisor (The Incredibles), and director (Brave). With a Gallery of guest artist pin-ups, and...

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