Animation & Film

 
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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Hans P. Bacher, Sanatan Suryavanshi, Hans P. Bacher, Bacher, Sanatan Suryavanshi, Hans P., Bacher, Hans P., Fine in Fine dustjacket, London, Laurence King, 2018, 2nd, 9781786272201, 8.7 inches, 11.3 inches, 240 pages, over 700 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

With over 40 years in the industry, production designer Hans P Bacher is acknowledged as one of the legends in animation film design. Bacher has...


Vision: Birney Lettick
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Birney Lettick, Lettick, Birney, Near Fine (very light wear to the corners, light rubbing to the glossy covers, otherwise Fine), Tokyo Designers Gakuin College, Tokyo, 1987, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 138 pages, over 230 color illustrations, softcover, wraps

Birney Lettick (1919-1986) was a movie poster illustrator and magazine cover artist for the Time magazine, Collier's, Reader's Digest, National Lampoon,...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Peekaboo Gallery, Montrose, 2019, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 290 pages, over 1000 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A beautifully Illustrated, art book and commemorative catalog for the biggest Godzilla exhibition & auction ever. This is a limited edition silver foil...

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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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Vintage Hollywood Posters V
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VF, Bruce Hershenson, 2002, 1st, wraps

Includes 385 posters.

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Vintage Hollywood Posters IX
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VF, Bruce Hershenson, 2005, 1st, wraps

Includes 491 posters.

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Vintage Hollywood Posters IV
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VF, Bruce Hershenson, 2001, 1st, wraps

Includes 331 posters.

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Vectormania - Signed
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Robert Ball, Ball, Robert, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, London, 2015, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 100 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Robert M. Ball is an illustrator, designer and comic maker, living and working in London. His clients include HBO, Disney, ESPN, Sony, Wired and Conde Nast....

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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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Vance Kelly, Kelly, Vance, with an illustrated bookplate signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Hero Complex Gallery, Los Angeles, 2020, 1st, 8.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 132 pages, over 130 color illustrations, Hardcover, decorative leather, English

The first book collecting Vance Kelly's pop culture illustrations and artwork. Covering his entire career, focusing on his rock and movie artworks. Almost...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, London, Titan Books, 2017, 1st, 9781785654008, 10.75 inches, 12 inches, 192 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Full of design art by Ben Mauro, Marc Simonetti, Patrice Garcia. From the publisher: Rooted in the classic graphic novel series, Valerian and...

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Catherine Hardwicke, Hardwicke, Catherine, Inscribed by the author, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Boston, Little Brown, 2009, 1st, 978-0316070522, 8.25 inches, 5.25 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This book has a gift inscription to the storyboard artist from the director: "Thanks for your beautiful work! Inspiring! Catherine" From the publisher:...

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Bill Black, Bill Feret, Black, Bill Feret, Bill, Near Fine (light crease to lower corner of back cover, otherwise Fine), Longwood, FL, Paragon, 1992, 1st, 9781562250058, 10.25 inches, 7.75 inches, 112 pages, black & white with 32 pages in color, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: The authorized photo history of the life and times of beautiful Irish McCalla from top pin-up model to TV star to the successful...

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Trolls Little Golden Book
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Mary Man-Kong, Priscilla Wong, Man-Kong, Mary, Wong, Priscilla, Very Fine, Golden Books, New York, 2016, 9780399558931, 8 inches, 6.5 inches, 24 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Priscilla Wong, a designer and VisDev artist on the film, illustrates this adaptation.Fun-loving Poppy and despondent Branch join forces to save their...

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Limited to 5000 copies, Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2017, 1st, 9782344018675, 12.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 168 pages, 80 full-page and 15 other color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

An expanded edition of the catalog to the exhibition in tribute to Katsuhiro Otomo for the 43rd International Festival of Bande Dessinee at Angoulême...

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Limited to 999 numbered copies, Very Fine, Paris, Galerie Glenat, 2016, 1st, 9782344015094, 12.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 86 pages, 43 full-page and 12 smaller color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

The original limited edition catalog--limited to 999 copies--issued on the occasion of the exhibition in tribute to Katsuhiro Otomo for the 43rd...

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Limited to 1000 copies, Near Fine (slight shelfwear along the bottom edge, otherwise tight, flat, clean), Totoro Forest Project/OOP, 2008, 1st, 9780982013106, 10 inches, 8 inches, 224 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

This copy is signed by contributing artists Lizette Vega, Tim Heitz, and Wayne Lo next to their paintings. This is the long out-of-print catalogue for an...

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Limited to 1000 copies, Fine, Emeryville, Totoro Forest Project/OOP, 2008, 1st, 9780982013106, 10 inches, 8 inches, 224 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

This is the long out-of-print catalogue for an auction for the benefit of the non-profit organization, "Totoro No Furusato National Fund". Oscar winning...

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Totoro Forest Project
  $400.00
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Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Emeryville, Totoro Forest Project/OOP, 2008, 1st, 9780982013106, 10 inches, 8 inches, 224 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

This is the long out-of-print catalogue for an auction for the benefit of the non-profit organization, "Totoro No Furusato National Fund". Oscar winning...

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Totally Awesome: The Greatest Cartoons of the Eighties
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Andrew Farago, Farago, Andrew, Very light bump to upper corners otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, San Rafael, Insight, 2017, 1st, 978-1608877133, 11.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 160 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: Totally Awesome: The Greatest Cartoons of the Eighties is the ultimate guide to '80s cartoon nostalgia, featuring the art, toys, and...

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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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Signed by the artist, Near Fine, Tony Bancroft, Bancroft, Tony, 2019, 1st, 10 inches, 7 inches, 76 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A full color collection of sketches and drawings by Tony Bancroft, Animator (Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King, The Hunchback of Notre Dame,...


Patrick Brion, Brion, Patrick, Inscribed by the author with a long message on the half-title page, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (two short tears to rear hinge, mild shelfwear), Chene, Paris, 1987, 1st, 12.5 inches, 10.2 inches, 212 pages, over 800 color illustrations, hardcover, boards, French

The original version of "the quintessential tribute to Tom and Jerry. In French. Published in France three years before the American edition. A deluxe...

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Tom Bancroft, Bancroft, Tom, Near Fine (corners lightly bumped, new and unread), Nemo Academy/La Citta della Nuvole, Florence, Italy, 2019, 1st thus, 8.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This is the 2019 Second Edition updated and expanded with 16 additional pages. Produced by the Florence animation school Nemo Academy, a full color...

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Very Fine with Very Fine bellyband, Karen Paik, Paik, Karen, Chronicle, 2007, 1st, 9780811850124, 0811850129, Hardcover, cloth with onlaid plates, English

"In 1986, gifted animator John Lasseter, technology guru Ed Catmull, and visionary Steve Jobs founded Pixar Animation Studios. Their goal: create a computer...

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VF, Bruce Hershenson, 2001, 1st, wraps

Volume 16 in the Illustrated History of Movies through Posters. A collection of posters for 125 movie serials from 1931 through 1954. Out-of-print.

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Zep, and et al
Titeuf, Le Film - Art Book
  $60.00
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Zep, et al, Zep, et al, Very Fine in Very Fine Dustjacket, Glenat, Grenoble, 2011, 1st, 9.4, 11.5, 160, color and B&W, Hardcover, boards

A Chronicle style animation art book for the French animated feature film written & directed by Zep and based upon his album series. Titeuf is a hugely...

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Frank Thompson, Tim Burton, Thompson, Frank, Burton, Tim, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (very light wear to dustjacket), New York, Hyperion, 1993, 1st, 9781562827748, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 192 pages, over 500 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the back cover: On screen, Jack Skellington leaps with joy, singing with wonder at his discovery of Christmas Town. He seems too real, so alive,...

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John Margolies, Emily Gwathmey, Margolies, Emily Gwathmey, John, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Boston, Bulfinch / Little, Brown, 1991, 1st, 9780821218297, 10 inches, 11 inches, 144 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the dust jacket: Ticket to Paradise is a celebration of the glory days of the American movie theater, from big-city movie palaces to tiny gems on...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to 1500 copies, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Los Angeles, GDC Entertainment Ltd., 2002, 1st, 9628660314, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 115 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A lavish glossy full-color book on THRU THE MOEBIUS STRIP; the independently produced, computer animated film based upon an original story and designs by...

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Three Trees Make A Forest
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Enrico Casarosa, Ronnie Del Carmen, Tadahiro Uesugi, Casarosa, Ronnie Del Carmen, Tadahiro Uesugi, Enrico, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Gingko, Corte Madera, 2007, 1st, 9.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 128 pages, 95 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

29 pieces by Enrico (a mixture of digital, pencil & watercolor, acrylic, and mixed media). 28 pieces by Ronnie (an equal mixture of digital, watercolor,...

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Thor: The Art of Thor the Movie
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Very Fine in Fine slipcase, Marvel, New York, 2011, 1st, 10.8 inches, 11.8 inches, 240 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Out of print. The art of the first Thor film, directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman and Anthony Hopkins. Featuring...

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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Near Fine obi band, Japan, Shogakukan, 2003, 1st, 9784092902749, 8.3 inches, 6 inches, 390 pages, black & white with 34 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, English

A pristine copy. Out of print. This Is Animation - Visual Archive of Dora the Movie "Nobita and the Windmasters" 332 pages reproduce the entire...

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Didier Ghez, Ghez, Didier, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2020, 9781452178707, 9.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Award-winning Disney historian Didier Ghez profiles artists Joe Grant, Hans Bacher, Mike Gabriel, and Michael Giaimo. Explores the 1990s through 2010s...

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Didier Ghez, Ghez, Didier, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2019, 9781452178707, 9.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

In the 1970s and 1980s, the Disney animation studio redefined its creative vision in the wake of Walt Disney's death. This latest volume from renowned...

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Didier Ghez, Ghez, Didier, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2018, 1st, 978-1452163857, 9.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 224 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Lee Blair, Mary Blair, Tom Oreb, John Dunn, and Walt Peregoy are featured in this volume. From the publisher: The 1950s and 1960s at The Walt Disney...

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Didier Ghez, Ghez, Didier, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2017, 1st, 9781452151939, 9.5 inches, 11.25 inches, 248 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"This book tells the story of each of these artists - Eduardo Sola Franco, Johnny Walbridge, Jack Miller, Campbell Grant, James Bodrero and Martin...

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Didier Ghez, Ghez, Didier, Signed by Didier Ghez, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2016, 9781452137445, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 208 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Featuring artists Walt Scott, Kay Nielsen, Sylvia Holland, Retta Scott, and David Hall. Signed by author Didier Ghez. From the publisher: The 1940s...

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Didier Ghez, Albert Hurter, Ferdinand Horvath, Gustaf Tenggren, Bianca Majolie, Ghez, Didier, Hurter, Ferdinand Horvath, Gustaf Tenggren, Bianca Majolie, Albert, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2015, 2nd, 9.5 inches, 11.25 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Volume 1 focuses on the 1930s (Albert Hurter, Ferdinand Horvath, Gustaf Tenggren and Bianca Majolie). Says author Ghez, "Eighty percent of the 400+...


The Young Minotaur
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Signed by the artist, Fine, Gabriele Pennacchioli, Pennacchioli, Gabriele, 2008, 1st, 9.35 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Short stories told in full page illustrations with a title underneath. Our hero is a brave young sword-wielding minotaur in an epic fantasy world with...

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The World of the Dark Crystal
  $75.00
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Brian Froud, Froud, Brian, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (mild bump to lower corner, scar to upper corner of front free endpaper from rough label removal, mild rubbing to dustjacket edges), New York, Abrams, 2003, 1st thus, 9780810945791, 13.5 inches, 11 inches, 132 pages, over 250 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The 2003 revised edition with a new essay by Froud on creating the design with Jim Henson, 15 previously unpublished artworks. and a separate booklet...

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Weta Workshop, Weta Workshop, Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Pocket, 2005, 1st, 9781416505198, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 224 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

This lavishly illustrated book reproduces the amazing artwork, design sketches, and digital models that helped bring to life Academy Award-winning director...

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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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Jody Duncan, Stan Winston, Duncan, Jody, Winston, Stan, Signed by Stan Winston on the title page, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Titan, London, 2006, 1st, 12.25 inches, 10.5 inches, 336 pages, color, hardcover, cloth, English

Signed by Stan Winston on the title page. The complete history of special effects house Stan Winston Studio. Packed with previously unpublished sketches,...

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Jody Duncan, Stan Winston, Duncan, Jody, Winston, Stan, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (lower corners bumped, interior Fine), Titan, London, 2006, 1st, 12.25 inches, 10.5 inches, 336 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The complete history of special effects house Stan Winston Studio. Packed with previously unpublished sketches, production art, and photographs. Foreword by...

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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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Willie Ito, Jerry Eisenberg, Tony Benedict, Ito, Jerry Eisenberg, Tony Benedict, Willie, Signed by all three artists, Fine, Nemo Academy/La Citta della Nuvole, Florence, Italy, 2019, 1st, 8.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 262 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A full color art book devoted to Hanna-Barbera and animation artists Willie Ito, Jerry Eisenberg, and Tony Benedict. Produced by the Florence animation...