Animation & Film

 
Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Near Fine (mild wear to the spine ends, corners sharp, ), Bordeaux, Le Cycliste, 2005, 1st thus, 2912249848, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, 144 pages, over 650 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards

This is the variant cover edition produced by Legends for distribution in the U.S way back in 2005. This is the revised and expanded 144-page edition...

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Bill Plympton, Plympton, Bill, Very Fine, New York, Bill Plympton, 1996, 1st, 0965207501, 10.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 80 pages, black & white with 32 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, English

"...here readers and fans, are my best sex toons from the 70s and 80s." Out of print. Animation cartoonist extraordinaire Bill Plympton cartoons for...

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Todd Polson, Maurice Noble, Polson, Todd, Noble, Maurice, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (previous owner's name on the front free endpaper otherwise Fine, 3/8-inch tear to the back cover of the dustjacket otherwise very clean and bright), San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2013, 2nd, 9781452102948, 1452102945, 11.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. This copy belonged to a veteran animation background painter with forty years' worth of credits and he wrote his name on the front...

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Ramin Zahed, Zahed, Ramin, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Titan Books, 2019, 1st, 9781789093124, 11 inches, 12.25 inches, 192 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is a sharp copy of the first printing of this great art of book. Only three thousand copies were printed and it is currently in its third printing....

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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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Batman: Animated
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Paul Dini, Chip Kidd, Dini, Chip Kidd, Paul, Very Good+ (sewn binding is sound, page edges rubbed, thumbdent to the back cover and the last 60 pages), Harper Collins, New York, 1998, 1st thus, 12 inches, 9 inches, 144 pages, over 1000 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

Out-of-print and scarce. An illustrated history of Batman: The Animated Series. Densely illustrated with preproduction and production art. Bruce Timm...

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Ioan Szasz, Eyvind Earle, Szasz, Ioan, Earle, Eyvind, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (quarter-inch closed tear to otherwise Fine dustjacket), San Francisco, Walt Disney Family Foundation Press, 2017, 3rd, 978-1681882710, 10 inches, 12.5 inches, 176 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: This lavish art book showcases an unprecedented collection of artworks spanning Earle's entire life as an artist - from his early...

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Criterion Designs
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Eric Skillman, Skillman, Eric, Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Criterion Collection, 2014, 1st, 9781604659368, 13.5 inches, 10.25 inches, 306 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A lavishly illustrated coffee-table book celebrating thirty years of artwork from the Criterion Collection. A look through the list of artists in the book...

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Animations of Mortality
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Terry Gilliam, Gilliam, Terry, Near Fine (moderate yellowing to the edges, very light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Methuen, New York, 1978, 1st American, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

A very sharp copy of Terry Gilliam's primer on "The Wonderful World of Animation." Gilliam explains the fundamentals of cut-out animation starting with a...

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Chromaphile
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Ragnar, Ragnar, Fine, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo, 2005, 1st thus, 9780972938891, 11 inches, 8.7 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

Ragnar is a designer in the animation industry but he still has time to create posters and prints in a fifties nostalgic flat retro style. This was his...

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Chris Ayers, Ayers, Chris, Inscribed with a drawing by Chris Ayers, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Design Studio Press, 2008, 1st, 9781933492322, 8.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing inscribed with a drawing by Chris Ayers. From the publisher: In the spring of 2005 Chris Ayers was busy working as a concept artist...

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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, Signed by the six artists each of whom has added a drawing, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Culver City, Design Studio Press, 2014, 1st, 9781624650130, 10.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 136 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This first printing has been signed by all six participating artists each of whom has added a drawing! Plus two exclusive Kickstarter rewards in...

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Barbarella
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Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (light wear to the corners, very flat, tight, clean), Carl Sch√ľnemann Verlag, Bremen, Germany, 1966, 1968 printing, 11.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 88 pages, two-color, softcover, wraps, German

A German edition of Forest's classic 1964 French graphic novel that was made into a feature film by Roger Vadim and starring Jane Fonda. This German edition...

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Frank Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Frank, A limited edition of 2500 copies. With a numbered limitation plate laid in. This copy signed by Mary Costa, Marc Davis, Al Dempster, Eyvind Earle, Ollie Johnston, Don Lusk, and Frank Thomas., Fine in Fine slipcase, Applewood, Bedford, MA, 1998, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.8 inches, 84 pages, 12 color plates, numerous black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This is one of the special autographed copies offered by the Howard Lowery Gallery in Burbank signed by Mary Costa (the voice of Aurora) and six of...

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Very Fine, Worcestershire, 3dtotal Publishing, 2021, 1st, 9781912843060, 10.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 104 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Character Design Quarterly (CDQ) is a lively, creative magazine bringing inspiration, expert insights, and leading techniques from...


Phil Szostak, Szostak, Phil, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Harry N. Abrams, New York, 2020, 9781419748707, 11 inches, 11.25 inches, 258 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Lots of art by Christian Alzmann , Doug Chiang , and Ryan Church . There's lot of arts and quotes from the artists and incredibly tiny type throughout...

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The Art of Frozen
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Charles Solomon, Solomon, Charles, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2013, 9781452117164, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 168 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The blockbuster book of the blockbuster film. Lots of art by Brittney Lee, Cory Loftis, Minkyu Lee, Michael Giaimo, and Bill Schwab. Plus a 16-page...

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Fine, issued without dustjacket, Blaise Hemingway, Jesse Reffsin, Chris Sasaki, Jeff Turley, Hemingway, Jesse Reffsin, Blaise, Sasaki, Jeff Turley, Chris, Illustratus, 2016, 1st, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 164 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

A first edition/first printing of Ghost self-published by illustrators Chris Sasaki and Jeff Turley. Signed by three of the four creators: writer...

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Inscribed by the artist with a drawin, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Robert Valley, Valley, Robert, Brandstudio Press, 2011, 1st, 12.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Robert has inscribed this copy ("4 Stephen") on the rear endpaper with a cool ink drawing. A new full-length story "pear cider and cigarettes" by...

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Very Fine in Near Fine box, Disney Feature Animation, Burbank, 2007, 1st, color

A nine inch tall maquette of Frankie the Frog from the Disney film, Meet the Robinsons! The upper body moves like a bobble head. The box label...

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Very Fine DVD in Very Fine DVD case in publisher's shrinkwrap, Gnomon Workshop/Design Studio Press, Hollywood/Culver City, 2005, 9781930878969, 7.5 inches, 5.5 inches, English

See Syd Mead paint! Out of print. Unopened in original cellowrap. From the publisher: The Techniques of Syd Mead DVD Collection The...

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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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Ramin Zahed, Zahed, Ramin, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Harry N. Abrams, 2021, 1st, 9781419747496, 9.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 224 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Mitchells vs. The Machines was Production Designed by our pal Lindsey Olivares who has kindly signed this copy on the title page! From the...

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Amid Amidi, Amidi, Amid, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (light wear to edges of the boards, interior Fine, moderate edgewear and small nicks to dustjacket), San Francisco, Chronicle, 2006, 1st, 978-0811847315, 9.0 inches, 11.5 inches, 192 pages, 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Between the classic films of Walt Disney in the 1940s and the televised cartoon revolution of the 1960s was a...

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Frank Thompson, Tim Burton, Thompson, Frank, Burton, Tim, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (black cloth slightly rubbed and shelfworn, interior Fine), Los Angeles, Steeles Publishing, 2009, Later, 9781935539162, 12.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 430 (plus foldouts) pages, over 1000 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

This ridiculously massive tome is the first ever comprehensive look at the personal and project artwork of Tim Burton. 11.25 x 12.25 x 1.75 inches....

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Eyvind Earle, Earle, Eyvind, One of 400 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Fine slipcase in Very Good cardboard box (spotted, yellowed), Eyvind Earle Publishing, Monterey, 1991, 1st, 13 inches, 10.4 inches, 360 pages, over 160 color plates, hardcover, cloth, English

A catalogue raisonne of the artist's 360 lithographs and limited editions from 1974 through 1990, accompanied by his writings and poetry from 1940 to 1990....

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Fine, issued without dustjacket, Disney Feature Animation, Burbank, 1996, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, over 1000 color photos, Hardcover, leather, English

An elaborate yearbook/souvenir only distributed to the Hunchback production crew. Color photos of every person who worked in any capacity on the feature...

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Signed by the producer Alice Dewey, directors Clements and Musker, animator Nancy Beiman, and one unidentified individual, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Disney Feature Animation, Burbank, 1997, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, over 1000 color photos, Hardcover, leather with an onlaid plate, English

An elaborate yearbook/souvenir only distributed to the Hercules production crew. Color photos of almost every person who worked in any capacity on the...

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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...

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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!...

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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...

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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...

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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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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,...

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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,...

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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...

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The Art of Ghost in the Shell
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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...

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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...

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Movies R Fun
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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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