Animation & Film

 
Inscribed by the artist with a sketch, Near Fine (very light wear to the covers, very flat, tight, clean), Brittney Lee, Lee, Brittney, 2011, 1st, 7.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 68 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

Inscribed by the artist with a lovely sketch. Brittney Lee's long out of print self-published collection of works. Evenly divided between her digital...

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The Art of Bolt - First Edition
  $150.00
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Mark Cotta Vaz, Vaz, Mark Cotta, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light bump to the two upper corners, light edgewear to dustjacket), San Francisco, Chronicle, 2008, 1st, 9780811865319, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 160 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Includes more than 300 pieces of pre-production artwork & designs from the Disney film: storyboards, digital paintings, pencil sketches, character...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Chris Sanders, Sanders, Chris, 2010, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 54 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Chris' out-of-print 2010 sketchbook has girls & dragons, lions, tigers, imaginary creatures, girls on broomsticks, animals, jet pack girls, and more....

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Frank Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Frank, Signed by both author-artists on the front free endpaper, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (mild rubbing to corners, binding tight, pages clea, New York, Abbeville, 1981, 1st edition, 3rd printing, 0896592324, 11.25 inches, 10.5 inches, 575 pages, 489 color plates and 1000s of black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

This original Abbeville edition had a heavy rich paper stock than the current edition. The Hyperion edition uses a thin glossy paper stock that in my...

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Tara Bennett, Paul Terry, Bennett, Paul Terry, Tara, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Abrams, 2021, 1st, 9781419732447, 10.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 512 pages, over 500 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Two massive clothbound volumes. From the publisher: The definitive story of how Marvel Studios created the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as told by the...

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The Bear That Wasn't
  $125.00
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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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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...

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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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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
  $125.00
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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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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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Giger's Alien
  $125.00
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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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Ray Harryhausen & Tony Dalton, Ray Harryhausen, Harryhausen & Tony Dalton, Ray, Harryhausen, Ray, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Watson-Guptill, New York, 2008, 1st, 11.6 inches, 10 inches, 240 pages, over 1000 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the back cover: Completes the trilogy that began with Ray Harryhausen: An Animated Life and continued with The Art of Ray...

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Don Hahn, Tracey Miller-Zarneke, Hahn, Tracey Miller-Zarneke, Don, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (tiny bit of edgewear to dustjacket), Disney, New York, 2015, 1st, 11.5 inches, 9.3 inches, 448 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

This is a first printing--and the only printing--of this invaluable textbook for animation artists. These lectures were delivered to artists working at the...

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Jamie Hewlett, Hewlett, Jamie, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (small bump to the lower rear corner, mild wear to the spine ends, covers very sound, interior Fine), Cologne, Taschen, 2017, 1st, 978-3-8365-6093-1, 12.5 inches, 9.8 inches, 424 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is a nice copy of the first printing--with the original multi-character cover--that quickly sold out. The second printing replaced the original...

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Coraline: A Visual Companion
  $125.00
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Stephen Jones, Jones, Stephen, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), New York, HarperCollins, 2009, 1st, 9780061704222, 10.25 inches, 8.25 inches, viii, 230 pages, over 240 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, English

The making of book for Henry Selick's stop-motion animated fantasy film produced by Laika. Production photos and behind-the-scenes facts. Designs and art by...

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The Art of The Book of Life
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2014, 1st, 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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Limited to 1000 copies, signed by 3 artists, Near Fine (very slight wear to the two lower corners), 2008, 1st, 9 inches, 6 inches, 144 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The first full-color comics anthology from the story artists at Disney Feature Animation. It sold out quickly and is now out-of-print. This copy is...

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The Fountain
  $125.00
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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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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Enrico Casarosa, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2021, 1st, 9781797207254, 9.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

This copy is one of our special editions with a bookplate signed by Director Enrico Casarosa, Production Designer Daniela Strijleva, and Character Art...

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Mead Gundam
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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Very Good without bellyband (moderate wear to the edges and back cover, mild bend to 20 interior pages, binding tight), Japan, Kodansha, 2000, 1st, 4063300919, 8.3 inches, 6 inches, 322 pages, over 300 black & white illustrations throughout with 21 pages in color, softcover, wraps, Japanese

For the relaunch of the Gundam series, Syd Mead was hired to completely redesign the Gundam robots--eight in all: AGundam, Sumo, Flat, Diana Counter,...

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Mark Cotta Vaz, Vaz, Mark Cotta, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear), Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2003, 1st, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 160 pages, over 400 color illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. Pre-production art & storyboards from the Pixar film. Art by Ralph Eggleston, Simon Varela, Peter De Seve, & others. Storyboards by...

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Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (small light bump to the two upper corners, very light wear to dustjacket), San Francisco, Chronicle, 2001, 1st, 9780811833882, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 144 pages, over 400 color illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. Pre-production artwork & design from the Pixar film. Concept art by Ricky Nierva, Harley Jessup, Lou Romano, Geefwee Boedoe, Carter...

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Signed by the artist, Fine, Chris Sanders, Sanders, Chris, 2011, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps

Chris' out-of-print 2011 sketchbook has lots of girls, as well as imaginary creatures, mermaids, and animals. Rough pencils, finished ink drawings,...

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Maggie Malone, Jennifer Lee, Malone, Jennifer Lee, Maggie, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (very light wear to topedge of 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 signed by six artists who worked on the film: Production Designer and Art Director Mike Gabriel and VisDev artists Brittney Lee,...

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The Tarzan Chronicles
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Howard E. Green, Green, Howard E., Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, 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...

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Walter Simonson, Tom Palmer, Simonson, Tom Palmer, Walter, Very Fine in Very Fine shipping box, IDW Publishing, San Diego, 2019, 1st, 17.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Comics legends Walter Simonson and Tom Palmer collaborated on a wonderful run of Star Wars comics in the early 1980s, before the release of The Empire...

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Hyung-tae Kim, Kim, Hyung-tae, Near Fine (light wear, very clean, bright, tight), Korea, 2004, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 116 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards

This is the rare & out-of-print Korean art book "Oxide 2 Carta Numinous" by Kim Hyung-Tae. The art in this book is all for the video game Magna Carta...

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Florent Gorges, Yoshitaka Amano, Gorges, Florent, Amano, Yoshitaka, Limited to 500 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2018, 1st, 978-1-50670-754-9, 10 inches, 11 inches, 424 pages, 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Yoshitaka Amano: The Illustrated Biography--Beyond the Fantasy is a beautiful celebration of the life and imagery of Japan's master...

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What is Torch Tiger?
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Limited to 1300 copies, Very Fine in 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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Ollie Johnston, Frank Thomas, Johnston, Frank Thomas, Ollie, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (, New York, Stewart Tabori & Chang, 1990, 1st, 1556701608, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 208 pages, 100s of color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. The making of Bambi, written by two of its animators. This includes a Mint copy of the matching 96-page flipbook as issued, but often...

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Colorvision (1981)
  $120.00
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Ron Cobb, Cobb, Ron, Near Fine (incredibly crisp and glossy but has faint bumps to the two open corners, very flat, tight, clean), Sydney, Wild & Woolley, 1981, 1st, 090933143X, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 84 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

We acquired this new, unread copy direct from the artist's stash in Australia. It is incredibly crisp and glossy but has faint bumps to the two open...

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Lou Scheimer, Andy Mangels, Scheimer, Andy Mangels, Lou, With a bookplate signed by the author Andy Mangels and the co-founder of Filmation Studios Lou Scheimer, Very Fine, Raleigh, NC, TwoMorrows Publishing, 2015, 1st, 978-1-60549-044-1, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 288 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A pristine first printing of the only book devoted to Filmation Studios, with a "Comic-Con 2013 Signed Plate" signed by the co-founder of Filmation Studios...

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Koji Morimoto, Morimoto, Koji, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Naomichi Doi, Tokyo, 2004, 2nd 2009, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 264 pages, color, softcover, wraps

A phonebook-sized collection of artwork by Japanese animator, designer & director Koji Morimoto. Concludes with a Curriculum Vitae and a conversation...

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The Art of the Lion King
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Christopher Finch, Finch, Christopher, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket top edge slightly curled by shrinkwrap), 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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Bill Plympton, David B. Levy, Bill Plympton, Plympton, David B. Levy, Bill, Plympton, Bill, Signed by the artist on the dustjacket, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (spine ends lightly bumped, otherwise new and unread), Universe, New York, 2011, 1st, 11 inches, 9.75 inches, 264 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by the artist on the front of the dustjacket. Out of print. From the publisher: The life and art of "the King of Indie Animation." The only...

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The Art of the Incredibles
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Mark Cotta Vaz, Vaz, Mark Cotta, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, Chronicle, 2004, 3rd, 978-0811844338, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 160 pages, over 400 color illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. Pre-production artwork & design from the Pixar film. Art by Lou Romano, Teddy Newton, Tony Fucile, Kent Melton, Glenn Kim, Ricardo...

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Don Bluth's The Art of Storyboard
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Don Bluth, Bluth, Don, Shallow two-inch razor cut to the back cover otherwise Very Fine (very flat, tight, clean), Dark Horse, Milwaukie, OR, 2004, 2nd, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Out of print and surprisingly scarce--until you realize Dark Horse is fairly well-known for under-printing the art books it publishes. From the...

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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...


IceCream #1 - Signed & Numbered
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#25 of 500 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Shane Glines, Glines, Shane, Shane Glines, 2001, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 52 pages, 119 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

The first collection of sketches & drawings by the animation character designer. These drawings were created while Shane was working on Batman and...

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Paul Welsh, Welsh, Paul, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Norfolk, Great Britain, Elstree Screen Heritage, 2020, 1st, 9781913218973, 10.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 310 pages, over 400 black & white photographs, Hardcover, cloth, English

A privately printed, photo history. Out of print. From the back cover: Before the demolition crews arrived in 1973, MGM British Studios stood empty....

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Christopher Finch, Finch, Christopher, Signed by five artists, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (moderate wrinkling and edgewear 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

This first printing is signed or inscribed by five artists : visual development and story artist Sue Nichols (FFEP), story artist Barry Johnson (page...

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Christopher Finch, Finch, Christopher, Signed by the author on the title page, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light dustjacket wear), 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

A first printing signed by the author Christopher Finch on the title page. Laid in is a Walt Disney Feature Animation memo from August 18, 1994 regarding...

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Near Fine (mild wear to covers, interior Fine), Belier Press, New York, 1978-79, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, over 500 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

"Devoted to the photographs of non-professional models and photographers which were sold through mail-order by the late Irving Klaw. Over 260 vintage black...

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John Rhett Thomas, Thomas, John Rhett, Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Marvel, 2012, 1st, 978-0785133308, 10.25 inches, 11.5 inches, 208 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

First printing of the direct edition. Out of print in this format. Hundreds of pieces of concept and production art from the breakout hit film. Art by...

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