Animation & Film

 
The Art of Cory Loftis
  $150.00
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Signed by the artist, Near Fine (light cover wear, interior Fine), Cory Loftis, Loftis, Cory, 2013, 1st, 9780615910109, 11 inches, 8 inches, 72 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. This was Cory's first solo book (after the group book Catra Sees All) and it is full of wonderful pieces created in his off hours,solely...

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Don Hahn, Tracey Miller-Zarneke, Hahn, Tracey Miller-Zarneke, Don, Very Fine in Very Fine 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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Pete Docter, Christopher Merritt, Marc Davis, Docter, Christopher Merritt, Pete, Davis, Marc, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Disney Editions, New York, 2019, 9781484755754, 11 inches, 12.5 inches, 384 pages, over 1,500 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

On February 16, 1962, senior animator Marc Davis officially transitioned from Walt Disney Feature Animation to a new division of the company: WED...

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Near Fine (mild wear to the ends of the spine, light shelfwear, flat, tight, clean), Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, 2006, 2nd, 8.75 inches, 11 inches, 244 pages, 550 color illustrations, softcover, French 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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Jeff Kurtti, Kurtti, Jeff, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (moderate blunt bump to the bottom of the spine, open corners sharp, long gift inscription on the front free endpaper, light wear to dustjacket), New York, Hyperion, 1997, 1st, 0786863358, 5.5 inches, 4.5 inches, 192 pages, over 350 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This small format book is the only art book produced by Disney for this fine film that launched their animation resurgence. Although too reliant upon film...

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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Prestel, New York, 2007, 9783791337708, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 360 pages, 390 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print in all versions, this is the scarcer hardcover edition. A Mint copy still in the publisher's shrinkwrap! The catalogue for the exhibition...

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Tony DiTerlizzi, DiTerlizzi, Tony, Signed by the artist, Small bump to the lower corner otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2015, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Tony signed this copy for us at the 2015 San Diego Comic Con. Out of print. From the publisher: "Tony's work has a distinct flair, a love for...

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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...

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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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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
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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
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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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Lorenzo Etherington, Etherington, Lorenzo, Signed by the artist on the front free endpaper, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, The Etherington Brothers, Bristol, 2018, 1st, 8.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 200 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This copy is signed by the artist on the front free endpaper. How to THINK when you DRAW is a 200 page full colour hardback book measuring 8.5" by 8.5"....


Coraline: A Visual Companion
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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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Dini, Timm, Dini, Timm, Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Golden Books, Racine, WI, 1996, 0307711390, 12 inches, 10.5 inches, 28 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Still in publisher's shrinkwrap! An unopened copy of this scarce picture story book. Especially scarce in this condition--most copies having been played...


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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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)
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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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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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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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Near Fine/Very Good+, Japan, 2005, 4197202326, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 256 pages, black & white with 48 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, Japanese

Production art from the 2004 film Ghost in the Shell 2 - Innocence directed by Mamoru Oshii. Includes: production designs, character designs, mechanical...

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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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Limited to 100 copies with this deluxe binding, Very Fine in Very Fine clamshell box in shrinkwrap in custom cardboard box, Eric Canete, Canete, Eric, Essential Sequential/Lightbox, 2012, 1st, 13.5 inches, 11.25 inches, 356 pages, 20 color and over 300 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, Steel plate and cloth covered boards, English

We have acquired all the remaining copies of the deluxe bound Encore. The deluxe Encore was limited to 100 copies with an upgraded binding and clamshell...

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Christopher Finch, Finch, Christopher, Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Harry N. Abrams, 2004, 1st, 0810949644, 12 inches, 9.75 inches, 504 pages, 818 illustrations, including 465 in full color, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, English

This is the first printing of the 2004 revised edition. The first edition to include all-new chapters on Pixar Animation Studio and Walt Disney Animation...

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Very Fine in Very Fine box, Burbank, Disney Press, 2017, 1st, 9781484745359, 6.9 inches, 6.8 inches, 1616 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A pristine shrinkwrapped example of this out-of-print set of flipbooks. Legendary animators Ub Iwerks, Norm Ferguson, Billl Tytla, Ham Luske, Art Babbitt,...

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Signed by directors Roger Allers and Jill Culton, co-director Anthony Stacchi, story artists Matt Taylor and Kris Pearn, and visual development artist Marcelo Vignali, Fine, Sony, Culver City, 2006, 1st, 41 inches, 27 inches, color, English

A Teaser One Sheet for Sony Pictures Animation's first feature-length animated film. Signed by directors Roger Allers and Jill Culton, co-director Anthony...

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Linda Sunshine, Sunshine, Linda, Near Fine in Very Good+slipcase (mild wear to the book and 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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Ramin Zahed, Zahed, Ramin, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, London, Titan Books, 2019, 1st, 978-1789093124, 11 inches, 12.25 inches, 192 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first printing. A beautiful book for a beautiful film. From the publisher: A stunning book exploring the art of Sergio Pablos' animated...

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