Animation & Film

 
Howard E Green, Green, Howard E, #106 of 1600 numbered copies signed by the Producer Bonnie Arnold and Directors Chris Buck & Kevin Lima, Near Fine in a Very Good+ slipcase (light bump to the upper rear corner of the book otherwise new, clear and tigh, New York, Hyperion, 1999, 1st, 0786865881, 14 inches, 10.5 inches, 192 pages, over 350 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

The signed & numbered, slipcased edition, only sold through the Disney Catalog. Bump to the upper corner of the slipcase. That has caused a light...

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Howard E. Green, Green, Howard E., Signed by 19 contributors, 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

This crew copy has been signed or inscribed by 19 crew members (the author, directors, producer and numerous Disney artists & animators) to Florida...

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Presentation Copy warmly inscribed by author Howard Green to animator Pres Romanillos, Very Good+ without DJ as issued (a 1/4-inch scrape to the the back cover and five mild nicks along the edges otherwise Fine), Howard E. Green, Green, Howard E., Hyperion, 1999, 1st, 0-7868-6403-6, 13.75 inches, 10.25 inches, 192 pages, over 350 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

This copy was a gift to the beloved Disney and Dreamworks animator Pres Romanillos from author Howard Green. It has been warmly inscribed: To...

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Howard E. Green, Green, Howard E., Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (heavy bump to the top rear corner of the spine, lower corner bent inward, otherwise Fine), 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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Luc Besson, Besson, Luc, Fine, 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 English language edition of the art and making of Luc Besson's The Fifth Element. Luc Besson wrote the text of this...

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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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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Van Eaton Galleries, Sherman Oaks, 2015, 1st, 11.3 inches, 8.8 inches, 296 pages, over 1000 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From 2015, this is the limited edition softcover edition catalog of the Van Eaton Galleries' first Disneyland auction. This 296 page full-color catalog...

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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Van Eaton Galleries, Sherman Oaks, 2015, 1st, 11.3 inches, 8.8 inches, 295 pages, over 1000 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From 2015, this is the limited edition dust-jacketed hardcover edition catalog of the Van Eaton Galleries' first Disneyland auction. This 296 page...

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Grant Curtis, VF/Fine, Curtis, Grant, Chronicle, 2007, 1st, boards

An excellent making of book for Spider-Man 3, written by the film's producer. Illustrated with photos, concept art, costume sketches, storyboards, and set...

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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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Dennis R. Shealy, Craig Kellman, Shealy, Dennis R., Kellman, Craig, Very Fine, Golden Books, New York, 2016, 9780399554810, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Renowned character designer Craig Kellman illustrates the very characters he designed in this adaptation of the film. Based on Illumination Entertainment...

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Signed by the author, Fine/Fine, Jay Ward, Chunovic, Louis, Ward, Jay, Bantam, 1996, 1st, 0553105035, 11.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 224 pages, 100s of color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Rocky and His Friends , Jay Ward’s animated cartoon show starring a flying squirrel and an intellectual moose, debuted in 1959 and instantly won the...

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Eleni Roussos, Roussos, Eleni, Very Fine in Near Fine slipcase (mild bump to one corner of the otherwise Very Fine slipcase), New York, Marvel, 2018, 1st, 9781302912413, 10.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 240 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. Art by Ryan Meinerding, Adi Granov, Phil Saunders, Jackson Sze, and many others. From the publisher: The Avengers have come a long way...

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The Progidies
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Near Fine (light self wear), Viktor Antonov and Antoine Charreyron, Antonov and Antoine Charreyron, Viktor, Glenat, 2011, 1st, 9782749306575, Softcover, wraps, French

A making of art book. "The Prodigies is an animated feature film adapted from La Nuit des Enfants Rois, the cult novel by Bernard Lenteric, a story dealing...

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The Official Art of 2010
  $80.00
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Syd Mead, George Jensen,, Mead, George Jensen,, Syd, Near Fine (moderate horizontal crease to the spine, light bump to the top of the spine, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, very flat, tight, clean), New York, Wallaby, 1984, 1st, 00671543369, 10 inches, 7 inches, 96 pages, black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps

Quite scarce design book for the 1984 film directed by Peter Hyams. A fully illustrated, behind-the-scenes look at the early stages and evolution of...

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Todd Polson, Maurice Noble, Polson, Todd, Noble, Maurice, Very Good+ in Near Fine dustjacket (lower corners bumped with boards peeking otherwise Fine, very tight, very sound), 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. From the publisher: This extraordinary volume examines the life and animation philosophy of Maurice Noble, the noted American...

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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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Michel Gagne, Gagne, Michel, One of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist., Very Fine/Very Fine, Burbank, Gagne International, 1999, 1st, 0-9666404-2-X, 11.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 32 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Gagne's second book. One of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist. The artist has added a drawing of He on a hill on the front free endpaper....

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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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Signed by the artists with a drawing, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in Fine slipcase, Creaturebox (Greg Baldwin & Dave Guertin), Creaturebox (Greg Baldwin & Dave Guertin), CreatureBox, 2012, 1st, 9780615668543, 12.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 140 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. This copy is signed by both artists and inscribed "Ted! Thanks for everything!" It includes: an original 4.25" x 5.5" sketch card, a...

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Very Fine without dustjacket, as issued, Tim Burton, Burton, Tim, Morrow, 1997, 1st, 7.5 inches, 5 inches, 12, 8 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

An advance, hardbound 12-pager sampler distributed to booksellers prior to the release of the book. Includes excerpts from "Voodoo Girl," "Brie Boy" and...

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Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine/Very Fine, Bill Nelson, Nelson, Bill, Creature Features, 2011, 1st, 9780983917502, Hardcover, boards, English

100 portraits by Bill Nelson of Lon Chaney in his famous roles. From the Publisher: "Bill Nelson returns to his roots to revisit Chaney’s make-up...

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J.B. Kaufman, Kaufman, J.B., Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Orcutt, CA, Hyperion Historical Alliance Press, 2019, 1st, 978-0-578-52744-4, 8.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 144 pages, over 150 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The behind-the-scenes story of Walt Disney's Fun and Fancy Free , a 1947 "package feature" composed of two different stories, Bongo and Mickey and the...

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The Making of Kubrick's 2001
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Jerome Agel, Agel, Jerome, Very Good (tanned pages, spine creasing, moderate reading/age wear, inside of the front cover ), Signet, New York, 1970, 7th, 7 inches, 4.25 inches, 368 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

The 1970 paperback original. With a 96-page photo insert.

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John Canemaker, Herman Schultheis, Canemaker, John, Schultheis, Herman, Inscribed by the author, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, Walt Disney Family Foundation Press, 2014, 1st, 978-1616286323, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 292 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. A sharp copy. Inscribed by the author animation historian John Canemaker. From the publisher: Discover the secrets behind...

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Near Fine, Wah Ming Chang, Barrow and Glen Chang, David, Chang, Wah Ming, 1989, 1st, 0962529311, Softcover, wraps, English

Wah Ming Chang was an award-winning film & TV special FX artist (Disney, Puppetoons, George Pal, Star Trek) as well as a painter & sculptor. This...

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L. Frank Baum, Michael Ploog, Baum, L. Frank, Ploog, Michael, Corners lightly bumped otherwise Fine, Tundra, Northampton, MA, 1992, 1st American, 13.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 84 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Longtime comic book and animation artist Michael Ploog's graphic novel adaptation of Baum's children's book.

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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...

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Very Fine, 13 inches, 16 inches

A custom deluxe messenger computer bag with The Krusty the Clown Show logo embroidered onto one side and The Simpsons logo embroidered onto the other side....

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Ian Fleming, John McLusky, Yaroslav Horak, Fleming, Ian, McLusky, Yaroslav Horak, John, Very Fine, London, Titan Books, 2011, 1st, 9781848564329, 9.25 inches, 7.75 inches, 344 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

A thick collection of the British comic strip adapting the original Ian Fleming novels and stories. From the publisher: The daring James Bond is back...

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Mark Cotta Vaz, Craig Barron, Vaz, Craig Barron, Mark Cotta, Missing the CD otherwise Fine in Fine dustjacket, 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. Introduction by George Lucas. In Fine condition (light shelfwear...

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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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William Stout, Stout, William, Near Fine (factory folded, unused, some mild discoloration along the folds), Polygram Pictures/Columbia Pictures, Los Angeles, 1980, 1st, 41 inches, 27 inches, color

William Stout uses his flair for Mad style comic art to resurrect the crowded madcap movie poster style of artists Jack Davis and Frank Frazetta for this...

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Daniel Falconer, Falconer, Daniel, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, HarperCollins UK, 2012, 1st, 9780062200907, 10 inches, 12.5 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by three Weta Workshop Designers who worked on the film: Daniel Falconer, Johnny Fraser-Allen, and Nick Keller. Each has added an original drawing....

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The Gremlins
  $95.00
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Roald Dahl, Dahl, Roald, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, OR, Dark Horse, 2006, 1st, 978-1593074968, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. Published in 1943 and long unavailable, Dark Horse Books is proud to present this landmark book from the author of such beloved tales as...

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Michel Gagne, Gagne, Michel, One of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist., Very Fine/Very Fine, Burbank, Gagne International, 2000, 1st, 0-9666404-2-X, 11.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 32 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Gagne's third book. One of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist. The artist has added a drawing of butterflies on the front free endpaper....

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Michel Gagne, Gagne, Michel, One of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist., Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (lightly rubbed), Burbank, Gagne International, 2000, 1st, 0-9666404-2-X, 11.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 32 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Gagne's third book. One of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist. A sophisticated and mystical tale that will definitely give you something to think...

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The Great Movie Cartoon Parade
  $35.00
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John Halas and David Ryder, VG (light crease to back cover otherwise only mild shelfwear), Halas and David Ryder, John, Bounty, 1976, 1st US, wraps

An international survey of cartoon characters. Notes by David Ryder, Introduction by John Halas.

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The Great Cartoon Stars
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Denis Gifford, NF/VG, Gifford, Denis, Jupiter, 1979, 1st, cloth

An encyclopedia of animated cartoon characters, including British film and TV, and fully illustrated with rare and wonderful images.

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Ronald Gottesman, Harry Geduld, Gottesman, Harry Geduld, Ronald, Near Fine (some very light thumbdents to the back cover, light shelfwear and age toning, very flat, tight and clean), Avon Flare, New York, 1976, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 286 pages, over 120pp of black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A documentary study of Willis O'Brien's masterpiece.

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Anthony Taylor, Mike Trim, Taylor, Anthony, Trim, Mike, One of 550 numbered copies signed by the artist Mike Trim, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (mild wear to the dustjacket edges), Neshannock, PA, Hermes, 2006, 1st, 9781932563832, 8.75 inches, 11 inches, 128 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: If you loved Gerry and Sylvia Anderson's Thunderbirds, Thunderbirds are Go, Thunderbirds Size, Captain Scarlet, Journey to the Far...

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The Fountain
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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...

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Leslie Cabarga, Fleischer Studio, Cabarga, Leslie, Fleischer Studio, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (one corner lightly bumped, several small tears along dustjacket edges), Nostalgia Press, New York, 1976, 1st, 11.2 inches, 8.6 inches, 184 pages, over 300 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The only history of the Fleisher Studio. Profusely illustrated with so much rare material that it is a virtual scrapbook of Fleisher Studio artwork. Koko,...

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The Eyes of Bayonetta
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Near Fine, Enterbrain, Japan, 2010, 978-4047266131, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 224 pages, over 1000 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Japanese

A Japanese art book featuring designs for the video game: Characters, Angels, Demons, Weapons, Accessories, Environments.

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Limited to 1000 copies. Signed by the artist, Fine, Bob Foster, Foster, Bob, nd (circa 1977), 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

Animation storyboarder and Disney comics writer/editor Bob Foster's moose version of world events from prehistoric times to the space age. Originally...

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Don Hertzfeldt, Hertzfeldt, Don, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Austin, Antibookclub/Bitter Films, 2013, 1st, 9780983868378, 8.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 216 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth, English

The rare, sold out, original edition of this art/comic by two-time Oscar nominated independent animator Don Hertzfeldt. The basis for the Oscar-nominated...

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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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Charles Solomon, Solomon, Charles, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2020, 9781452159119, 10.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 240 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: This landmark book serves as the definitive visual history of the Disney princess from 1937 to today. Get an inside look at how...

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