Animation & Film

 
Near Fine (mild toning to edges of the white covers, mild shelfwear, flat, tight), Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, 2006, 1st, 8.75 inches, 11 inches, 244 pages, color, softcover, 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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Signed by visual development artist Marcelo Vignali, Fine in Near Fine slipcase (light wear the corners of the slipcase), Linda Sunshine, Sunshine, Linda, Insight Editions, 2006, 1st, 1933784040, 10.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 180 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards with slipcase, English

Full of art by Carter Goodrich and Marcelo Vignali.  This book is filled with fold-out, inserts, and mini-booklets. From the Publisher: "In...

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Jessica Julius, Maggie Malone, Julius, Maggie Malone, Jessica, Very Fine in a Very Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2016, 1st, 9781452155364, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Our first printings were signed at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California on November 7th, 2016, by the author and the following contributors...

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Very Fine issued in Very Fine dustjacket packed in a Near Fine publisher's printed cardboard clamshell box, Eyvind Earle, Earle, Eyvind, Eyvind Earle Publishing, 2001, 1st, 13 inches, 10.4 inches, 360 pages, 184 color plates and 36 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A catalogue raisonne of the artist's early lithographs and limited editions. This volume covers his years of experimentation and the development of his iconic images: barns, trees, and rolling landscapes.

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Limited to 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Drew Struzan, Struzan, Drew & Dylan, Struzan, Drew, Titan Books, 2011, 1st, 9780857685582, Hardcover, boards, English

Limited to 1,000 individually numbered copies, signed by Drew Struzan on a limitation page featuring an exclusive full-color Charlie Chaplin (Shoulder Arms)...

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Josh Kushins, Kushins, Josh, Fine/Fine, Disney, New York, 2012, 1st, 9.25 inches, 11.5 inches, 160 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This art of book disappeared from stores before anyone even saw it! All about the designing of the film of Edgar Rice Burroughs' John Carter of Mars....

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Jerry Schulz, Schulz, Jerry, Limited to 300 copies, Very Fine/Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, Titan, London, 2015, 1st, 10 inches, 11 inches, 184 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Only 300 copies of this Limited Edition were made, and of those, most went directly to the licensor. Only 50 copies are for sale in North America. ...

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The Ancient Book of Myth and War
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Scott Morse, Lou Romano, Don Shank, Nate Wragg, Morse, Lou Romano, Don Shank, Nate Wragg, Scott, Limited to 2000 copies, Very Fine, Richmond, VA, Red Window / Adhouse Books, 2007, 1st, 9780977471515, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Taking their inspiration from the Provensens' 1950s classic children's book, Golden Treasury of Myths & Legends, these four Pixar artist-designers began...

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Art of Kung Fu Panda (Near Fine)
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Tracey Miller-Zarneke, Miller-Zarneke, Tracey, Near Fine/Near Fine (mild wear), San Rafael, Insight, 2008, 1st, 978-1-933784-57-1, 10.25 inches, 11.4 inches, 192 pages, over 250 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A sought-after out-of-print title. From the publisher: Enthusiastic and a little clumsy, Po (voiced by Jack Black) is the biggest fan of kung fu...

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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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Yoji Shinkawa, Shinkawa, Yoji, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (previous owner's name lined out in black marker on the top edge otherwise Fine), Tokyo, Konami / Softbank, 2002, 1st, 978-4775300657, 11.75 inches, 8.3 inches, 180 pages, over 500 color illustrations, softcover, wraps

Over 500 color and black & white illustrations by Yoji Shinkawa. Contents: Official Illustrations, Part 1 Concept Illustrations, Part 1...

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William Stout, Stout, William, #592 of 1000 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, Bantam, New York, 1981, 1st, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 160 pages, 76 color, over 90 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather, English

Signed & Numbered Slipcased Hardcover edition of Stout's classic 1981 volume: "the book that started the dinosaur renaissance." Profusely illustrated.

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Rick Goldschmidt, Rankin/Bass, Goldschmidt, Rick, Rankin/Bass, Very Fine, Miser Bros. Press, Bridgeview, IL, 1997, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, viii, 176 pages, over 500 illustrations, 8 pages in color, softcover, wraps, English

A pristine first printing of this out of print book. From the publisher: Arthur Rankin and Jules Bass are best-known for producing some of the most...

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The Mousetrap
  $150.00
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Near Fine (corners slightly rubbed, light thumbdents, otherwise flat, clean), Carl Macek & Associates, Yorba Linda, 1970, 1st, 12 inches, 8.75 inches, 74 pages, color and black & white, softcover, spiralbound with cardstock covers, English

The Mousetrap was published in 1937 by Ward Ritchie in a limited numbered edition of 500 for the Disney Studio. It was an unofficial in-house publication...

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What is Torch Tiger?
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Limited to 1300 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket (sharp clean, tight, bright), 2009, 1st, 9780615295978, 0615295975, 9 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The second full-color comics anthology self-published by Walt Disney Animation Studio's Story Artists and Directors. It sold out quickly and is now...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Near Fine (mild rubbing to the covers, only light shelfwear), Mingjue Helen Chen, Chen, Mingjue Helen, 2014, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Signed by the artist with a small drawing of Catwoman. Mingjue Helen Chen's out-of-print second collection of sketches and paintings. Mingjue is...

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Hans Bacher, Bacher, Hans, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Japan, Born Digital, 2007, 1st, 9784862460080, 8.5 inches, 11.25 inches, 216 pages, 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Japanese

The true first edition of Bacher's phenomenal book is this Japanese edition which preceded the English language edition by a full year. This is the first...

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Ian Dean, Dean, Ian, Near Fine (light wear to corners), ImagineFX, London, 2015, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the Limited Edition Hardcover with gold foil detailing for the ultimate collector. This lavish out-of-print collection of art from the Star Wars...

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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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Very Fine in Near Fine slipcase (spine of slipcase slightly sunned, light shelfwear), New York, Harper, 2010, 1st, 9780061711282, 9.625 inches, 8.625 inches, 1200 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Look what you get in this cromulent compendium! Comprehensive episode synopses for 20 seasons of Simpsons, including...

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SaGa Frontier II Perfect Works
  $150.00
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Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear), DigiCube, Japan, 1999, 9784925075541, 11.625 inches, 8.5 inches, 304 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, Japanese

A giant art book dedicated to Squaresoft's PlayStation 1999 role-playing game. It opens with a 24-page gallery of color character portraits, then dives into...

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Daniel Handke, Vanessa Hunt, Handke, Vanessa Hunt, Daniel, Signed by seven contributors to the book, inscribed "To Mitch!", Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (mild nicks to a small area of the back panel of the otherwise Very Fine dustjacket), Disney Editions, New York, 2012, 1st, 14.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 144 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by seven contributors to the book who came to our store in September 2012 for an autographing session for this book. Co-author Danny Handke has...

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Sylvia Anderson, Anderson, Sylvia, One of 300 numbered copies signed by the author, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (tips lightly bumped, dustjacket edgeworn), Hermes Press, Neshannock, PA, 2007, 1st, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 176 pages, over 200 color and black & white photographs, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by Sylvia Anderson, numbered, and containing material not available in the regular hardcover. From the publisher: Hermes Press proudly...

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The Art of Borderlands 2
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Near Fine (light shelfwear, flat, tight, clean), Indianapolis, DK/Brady Games, 2012, 1st, 9780744014372, 11.75 inches, 8.7 inches, 272 pages, over 1000 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: 'The Art of Borderlands 2' aims to offer fans of the games a visual and in-depth look at the mysterious world of Pandora. This world...

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Gorillaz: Rise of the Ogre
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Cass Browne & Gorillaz, Jamie Hewlett, Zombie Fresh Eaters, Browne & Gorillaz, Cass, Hewlett, Zombie Fresh Eaters, Jamie, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Riverhead Books, 2006, 1st, 1594489319, 11 inches, 8.75 inches, 300 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

The complete, illustrated story of Jamie Hewlett's conceptual band Gorillaz. Illustrated throughout with illustrations by Hewlett and images from the videos.

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The Art of Walt Disney
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Robert D. Feild, Feild, Robert D., Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (upper corners lightly bumped, topedge stained, covers and interior very clean, gift inscription on front free endpaper, moderate edgewear to complete dustjacket), Collins, London, 1942, 1947 reprint, 11.2 inches, 8.4 inches, xvi, 290 pages, 237 color and black & white illustrations on 59 plates, additional pencil drawings of the characters reproduced throughout, hardcover, cloth, English

The first major study of Disney's animation production process. 237 illustrations feature Fantasia, Pinocchio, Bambi, and Dumbo. This 1947 printing has...

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The FXRH Collection
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Ernest Farino, Sam Calvin, Ray Harryhausen, Farino, Sam Calvin, Ernest, Harryhausen, Ray, Very Fine, Archive Editions, Los Angeles, 2012, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 336 pages, over 1000 color and black & white photos and illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

The FXRH Collection ("Special Visual Effects Created by Ray Harryhausen") The legendary fanzine published from 1971 - 1974 reprinted in a *Deluxe Edition...

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The Bear That Wasn't
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Frank Tashlin, VG+/VG (scrapes to upper corners, with boards showing, otherwise only a few small nicks), Tashlin, Frank, Dutton, 1946, 1st, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

The first of three children's books by this animation and live-action film director (Looney Tunes, Jerry Lewis, Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?). This...

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Signed by Peter Lord & Nick Park, Near Fine/Fine (corners lightly bumped, otherwise Fine/Fine), Brian Sibley, Sibley, Brian, Abrams, 2000, 1st, 0810941244, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Chicken Run is the first feature film from Aardman Animation, the British 3-D animation studio that created the Academy Award-winning...

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Animations of Mortality
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Terry Gilliam, Gilliam, Terry, Some small spots on topedge otherwise Fine (very clean, flat, tight), Methuen, New York, 1978, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

Terry Gilliam's primer on "The Wonderful World of Animation." Gilliam explains the fundamentals of cut-out animation starting with a walk cycle and "ways to...

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John Stanley, Stanley, John, #27 of 200 slipcased hardcover copies signed by the artist, Very Fine/Fine in a Very Fine slipcase., Pacifica, CA, Creatures at Large Press, 1988, 1st, 0940064057, 9.5 inches, 6.5 inches, xxiv, 420 pages, black & white photographs, Hardcover, cloth, English

This is the third revised edition, totally rewritten and updated. This is the only hardcover edition limited to 250 copies, signed, and slipcased...

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Drew Struzan, Struzan, Drew, Inscribed by the artis, Very Fine/Very Fine, Markham, Dreamweaver, 2004, 1st, 0973278676, 14.25 inches, 10.25 inches, xliv, 254 pages, 247 full-page and double-page color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This is the original edition published by Dreamweaver. Inscribed by the artist: "For Russ" and dated 2005. A massive art book devoted to this illustrator...

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The Art of Kung Fu Panda
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Tracey Miller-Zarneke, Miller-Zarneke, Tracey, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (previous owner's name lined out in black marker on the top edge and the front free endpaper otherwise only light shelfwear), San Rafael, Insight, 2008, 1st, 978-1-933784-57-1, 10.25 inches, 11.4 inches, 192 pages, over 250 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A sought-after out-of-print title. From the publisher: Enthusiastic and a little clumsy, Po is the biggest fan of kung fu around... but his girth is...

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Chris Foss, Rian Hughes, Chris Foss, Foss, Rian Hughes, Chris, Foss, Chris, One of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine translucent slipcase, London, Titan Books, 2011, 1st, 9780857685599, 12.75 inches, 10 inches, 248 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Foss's groundbreaking and distinctive science fiction art revolutionized paperback covers in the 1970s and 80s. Dramatically...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Near Fine (mild rubbing to the covers, only light shelfwear), Mingjue Helen Chen, Chen, Mingjue Helen, 2014, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Signed by the artist with a small head sketch of a girl and dated in the year of publication. Mingjue Helen Chen's out-of-print second collection of...

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Derek Thompson, Thompson, Derek, Fine DVD in Near Fine case (plastic sleeve of DVD case has small tear on bottom edge, some scuffs on surface of plastic sleeve), Gnomon Workshop, Hollywood, 2007, 1-59762-865-4, 7.5 inches, 5.5 inches, English

From the publisher: In this expansive demonstration, concept and story artist Derek Thompson takes you through his storyboarding process using Adobe...

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The Art of Stop-Motion Animation
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Ken A. Priebe, Priebe, Ken A., Very Fine, Boston, Course Technology PTR, 2006, 1st, 978-1598632446, 7.5 inches, 9 inches, 344 pages, 100s of color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the back cover: Through the magic of stop-motion animation, inanimate objects seem to spring to life. With true artistic passion and finesse, a...

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The Art of Toy Story 3
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Charles Solomon, Solomon, Charles, Fine in Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2010, 9.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print . Over 250 pieces of concept art from Toy Story 3 pack a survey filled with storyboards, color keys, reference photos and much more!

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Charles Solomon, Solomon, Charles, Near Fine in Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear), Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2010, 1st, 9.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. Over 250 pieces of concept art from Toy Story 3 pack a survey filled with storyboards, color keys, reference photos and much more!

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Adventure Time: The Art of Ooo
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Chris McDonnell, McDonnell, Chris, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (moderate wear to the bottom edge of the dustjacket), Abrams, New York, 2014, 1st, 10.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 352 pages, 500 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Adventure Time: The Art of Ooo is the first book to take fans behind the scenes of Finn the Human's and Jake the Dog's adventures in...

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John Hench, Hench, John, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (lower corners very lightly bumped, light shelfwear to dustjacket), Disney, New York, 2003, 1st, 11 inches, 9.25 inches, viii, 152 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

Designing Disney sets into history and puts into context the extraordinary contributions of the late John Hench, who, at the age of 94, still came into his...

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Hans Bacher, Bacher, Hans, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket rubbed), London, Focal Press, 2007, 1st, 9780240520933, 8.5 inches, 11.25 inches, 216 pages, 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the first printing of the first edition. The quality of materials in this printing is far superior to subsequent printings. From the publisher:...

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Linda Sunshine, Sunshine, Linda, Spine sunfaded otherwise Very Fine in Very Good+slipcase (mild wear, sunfaded edge, and small nick to the slipcase), San Rafael, Insight Editions, 2006, 1st, 1933784040, 10.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 180 pages, over 500 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards with slipcase, English

An incredible art of book absolutely filled with artwork and details into the making of a modern CG animated film. Plenty of art by production designer...

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Tracey Miller-Zarneke, Miller-Zarneke, Tracey, 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...


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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Cory Loftis, Loftis, Cory, 2015, 1st, 978-0-692-57330-3, 11 inches, 8 inches, 70 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. This was Cory's second solo book and it is full of beautiful and comical pieces. "People often ask where I get inspiration from. I felt...


Giger's Alien
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H. R. Giger, Giger, H. R., Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Morpheus International, Beverly Hills, 1989, Later, 12 inches, 12 inches, 76 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, boards, English

Originally published in 1979, this book documents Giger's work on the Ridley Scott film. Includes Giger's paintings that inspired the alien; Giger's designs...

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Walton Rawls, Rawls, Walton, Very Fine/Very Fine, Abbeville Publishing Group, New York, 1992, 1st, 9.3 inches, 9.3 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Swamped with requests from the military for permission to use their famous cartoon characters in unit insignia and for nose art on fighter planes, the...

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Mark Cotta Vaz, Craig Barron, Vaz, Craig Barron, Mark Cotta, Upper corners are badly bumped otherwise Fine/Fine with sealed CD package, Chronicle, San Francisco, 2002, 1st, 10.4 inches, 12 inches, 290 pages, over 400 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The first book devoted to the art of matte painting. Over 400 color illustrations. Plus a CD-ROM with matte paintings, quicktime movie clips, and...

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