Animation & Film

 
John Canemaker, Winsor McCay, Canemaker, John, McCay, Winsor, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (corners lightly bumped, interior soun, Abrams, New York, 2005, 1st revised printing, 12.3 inches, 10.5 inches, 272 pages, 40 color and 190 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An illustrated biography of the comic strip creator and animator. Introduction by Maurice Sendak. Out of print. From the publisher: This volume is...

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Mirrormask
  $30.00
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Dave McKean, VF/VF, Gaiman, Neil, McKean, Dave, Review, 2005, 1st, boards

"The illustrated film script of the motion picture from the Jim Henson Company." The full original screenplay by Gaiman illustrated with over 1700...

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Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Robert McKimson Jr, Robert McKimson, Charles McKimson, and Tom McKimson, McKimson Jr, Robert, McKimson, Charles McKimson, and Tom McKimson, Robert, Santa Monica Press, 2012, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 232 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

"I Say, I Say . . . Son!" offers a rare behind-the-scenes look at the work of the McKimson brothers, three of the most accomplished and influential...

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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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Ralph McQuarrie, Very Fine/Very Fine, McQuarrie, Ralph, Dreams and Visions Press, 2013, 1st, 11 inches, 13 inches, 24 pages, color, English

For the 35th Anniversary of the original Battlestar Galactica TV series this year, Dreams and Visions Press has produced The Art of Ralph McQuarrie...

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Remembering Ralph McQuarrie
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Fine, Ralph McQuarrie, McQuarrie, Ralph, Dreams and Visions Press, 2012, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

"Remembering Ralph McQuarrie: Dreamer and Visionary" is a 48-page book of unpublished artwork, rare photographs, and loving tributes from dozens of Ralph's...

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The Art Of Ralph McQuarrie
  $750.00
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Limited to 2000 copies, Near Fine/Near Fine in Near Fine slipcase (mild shallow bump to the middle of the lower edge of the front cover otherwise Very Fine), Ralph McQuarrie, McQuarrie, Ralph, Dreams and Visions Press, 2007, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, English

The Art of Ralph McQuarrie is a massive 400-page 12" x 15" career retrospective covering five decades of work, in technical illustration, book illustration,...

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Stan Stice, John Scoleri, Ralph McQuarrie, Stice, John Scoleri, Stan, McQuarrie, Ralph, Limited to 2000 copies, Very Fine/Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, Dreams and Visions Press, Santa Clara, 2007, 1st, 12 inches, 15 inches, vi, 394 pages, over 1000 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The Art of Ralph McQuarrie is a massive 400-page 12" x 15" career retrospective covering five decades of work, in technical illustration, book illustration,...

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Stan Stice, John Scoleri, Ralph McQuarrie, Stice, John Scoleri, Stan, McQuarrie, Ralph, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Dreams and Visions Press, Santa Clara, 2014, 1st, 9.75 inches, 13.25 inches, 432 pages, over 1000 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This tome collects the non-Star Wars art of Ralph McQuarrie including works discovered after the publication of The Art of Ralph McQuarrie in 2007. From...

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Mead Gundam
  $125.00
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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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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Near Fine (moderate cover rubbing and edge wear), Kodansha, Tokyo, 1996, 1st revised, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 170 pages, over 100 color illustrations, softcover, wraps

Four sections: industrial design, motion pictures, fantasy, and drawings & sketches. The motion picture section features Star Trek, Tron, Blade...

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Sentinel (1979)
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Strother MacMinn, Syd Mead, MacMinn, Strother, Mead, Syd, Very Good (moderate corner wear, mild thumbdents to the covers, spine unbroken, sewnbinding sound, but glue weakening), Hendrick-Ido-Ambacht, Netherlands, Dragon's Dream, 1979, 1st, 9063325916, 12 inches, 12 inches, 160 pages, 149 color (many double-page) and 32 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

This is the book that brought Syd Mead to mainstream attention in 1979. After years of illustrating concept cars/vehicles for industrial and automotive...

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Sentinel II
  $295.00
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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Tokyo, Kodansha, 1987, 1st, 4062034522, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 116 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English Japanese

An incredible copy of this slightly revised and updated reprinting of the original Sentinel - the very first retrospective of this visionary designer and...

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Near Fine (light rubbing to the corners otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Oblagon, Pasadena, CA, 2001, 1st, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations on every page, softcover, wraps, English

Published in 2001 and long out of print. Industrial design, entertainment design, motion pictures, television, computer game design, fantasy illustrations.

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Limited to 2000 hardcover copies. Signed by the artist., Very Fine/Very Fine, Design Studio Press, Culver City, 2010, 1st, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations on every page, Hardcover, boards, English

Syd Mead signed this book for us in person. The is the hardcover edition limited to 2000 copies. And rarely signed. This sequel to 2001's Syd Mead's...

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Very Fine, Culver City, Design Studio Press, 2010, 1st, 9781933492483, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

This sequel to 2001's Syd Mead's Sentury takes up where that book left off and covers the artist's output through 2010: Design, Illustration, Games, Film,...

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Titan Books, London, 2017, 9781785651182, 12.25 inches, 9 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Syd Mead is one of the most accomplished and widely respected artists and industrial designers alive today. His career boasts an...

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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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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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Very Fine, Phil Mendez, Mendez, Phil, Bliss on Tap, 2009, 1st, 9780982509807, 5.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 40 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

The first sketchbook by this veteran animation character designer and storyboarder and creator (Kissyfur) focuses on mice: hundreds of cartoon mice, in many...

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Very Fine, Phil Mendez, Mendez, Phil, Bliss on Tap, 2015, 1st, 5.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 40 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

A new collection of Phil Mendez's cartoon animals, this second volume focuses on pigs and hogs.

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Signed by the artist, Fine, Jeff Merghart, Merghart, Jeff, 2012, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. Jeff Merghart's first collection of sketches has a little bit for everyone. Merghart draws pirates, monsters, and creatures from different...

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John Canemaker, Otto Messmer, Canemaker, John, Messmer, Otto, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (Universal Cartoon Studios business card affixed to the front end paper, light rubbing to dustjacket), Pantheon, New York, 1991, 1st, 9.5 inches, 8.25 inches, xi, 178 pages, over 200 illustrations with 8 pages in color, hardcover, cloth spine, English

The story of Otto Messmer, Pat Sullivan and Felix the Cat, the wonderful wonderful cat. From the dustjacket: Handsomely illustrated - with more than...

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Fusion Junction
  $75.00
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Fine, Josh Middleton, Eric Canete, et al, Middleton, Eric Canete, et al, Josh, ABDOTC, 2006, 1st, 0978542908, 10.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 124 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"A Collection of Contemporary Character Art" with equal helpings of Americans Josh Middleton and Eric Canete and South Koreans Nox and Maggi. Out-of-print.

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Haruhiko Mikimoto, Mikimoto, Haruhiko, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Tokyo, Pie International, 2020, 1st, 9784756253132, 11.7 inches, 8.3 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The ultimate illustration collection of Haruhiko Mikimoto, one of the greatest character designers in Japanese animation, now...

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Hayao Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Hayao, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, DelMonico Books/Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, 2021, 1st, 9781942884811, 11.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 288 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, boards, English

The catalogue to the Hayao Miyazaki exhibition at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles. Artwork by Miyazaki and from his films. Essays by...


Hayao Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Hayao, Very Fine in Very Fine Dustjacket, San Francisco, Viz, 2014, 12 inches, 12 inches, 102 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

The original story by Hayao Miyazaki for what became his feature film Princess Mononoke. A beautiful watercolor illustration by Miyazaki on every page.

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Starting Point 1979-1996
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Hayao Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Hayao, Very Fine, Viz Media, San Francisco, 2014, 9781421505947, 9 inches, 6 inches, 464 pages, black & white with 8 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, English

The first of a pair of memoirs in collection form, featuring essays, interviews, and even a brief comic on the history of airline food, from the master...

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Tiger Im Schlamm
  $60.00
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Hayao Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Hayao, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (a bump to the lower corner has created two light creases to every page, otherwise sharp and unread), Kaiga, Japan, 2002, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.3 inches, 88 pages, color, softcover, wraps, Japanese

A collection of comic stories by Miyazaki originally published in Model Graphix, a Japanese magazine for plastic model enthusiasts. The stories feature...

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Turning Point 1997-2008
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Hayao Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Hayao, Very Fine, San Francisco, Viz Media, 2021, 1st, 9781974724505, 9 inches, 6 inches, 452 pages, 8 pages of color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: The second volume of legendary animation director Hayao Miyazaki's career memoir continues with essays, interviews, and discussions...

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Hayao Miyazaki, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Miyazaki, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Hayao, Near Fine (light wear to the white vinyl covers otherwise Fine), Monnaie de Paris, Paris, 2004, 1st, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 104 pages, color illustrations throughout, softcover, vinyl wraps

The exhibition catalogue for the first joint art exhibition of Hayao Miyazaki and Moebius. It was held in Paris in from December 1st, 2004 to March 13th,...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to 1500 copies, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Los Angeles, GDC Entertainment Ltd., 2002, 1st, 9628660314, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 115 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A lavish glossy full-color book on THRU THE MOEBIUS STRIP; the independently produced, computer animated film based upon an original story and designs by...

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Gary Montalbano, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Montalbano, Gary, Sarka-Navon Design, 2010, 1st, French wraps

Gary has worked in animation and live-action as a visual development artist, conceptual designer, and art director (Marvel Productions, Universal 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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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Gennaro Morra, Morra, Gennaro, 2015, 1st, 8.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Gennaro Morra is a graduate of CSULB in llustration, and currently a freelance character designer in the animation industry (including Rovio, ShadowMachine,...

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The Ancient Book of Myth and War
  $150.00
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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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Scott Morse, Lou Romano, Don Shank, Nate Wragg, Morse, Lou Romano, Don Shank, Nate Wragg, Scott, This copy has an original painting by Scott Morse on the front endpaper signed and inscribed "for Michael", Near Fine with Fine obi band (light rubbing to the corners), Red Window/Adhouse, Emeryville, 2007, 1st, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

This copy has an original painting by Scott Morse on the front endpaper signed and inscribed "for Michael." Taking their inspiration from the Provensens'...

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Joe Moshier, Moshier, Joe, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Golden Books, New York, 2008, 1st, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A Little Golden book adaptation of Disney's Bolt. Cover and interior art by Joe Moshier who was character designer on the film. Joe Moshier was character...


Mouse, and Kelley
Mouse, Kelley, Mouse, Kelley, Fine (factory folded, unused), Universal Pictures, Los Angeles, 1979, 1st, 41 inches, 27 inches, color

Mouse & Kelley create a psychedelic graphic in the style of their '60s San Francisco rock posters for this one-sheet for the sequel to George Lucas'...

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Futurelog
  $60.00
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Range Murata, Murata, Range, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Portlant, OR, Denpa Books, 2018, 1st, 9781634429221, 11.7 inches, 9.3 inches, 272 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

From the publisher: This full-color collection compiles more than twenty years of comics, cover art, promotional art and character designs from legendary...

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Alberto Becattini, Antonio Vianovi, Paul Murry, Becattini, Antonio Vianovi, Alberto, Murry, Paul, Very small bump to upper corner otherwise Fine, Glamour International, Florence, 2002, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white with 8 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps

Scarce. Profili Album Paul Murry: Mice, Ducks and Cheesecake (Glamour International, 2002) features a generous selection of Murry's girlie cartoons done in...

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Eadweard Muybridge, Fine in near fine dust jacket, Muybridge, Eadweard, Dover, 1979, 1st, cloth

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Canapazzi
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Max Narciso, Narciso, Max, Very Fine, CTN, Burbank, 2015, 1st, 7.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Max (Massimilano) Narciso is a freelance character design / visual development artist. He has worked for companies such as Disney, Disney Publishing, Laika,...

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The Art Of Kevin Nelson
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Kevin Nelson, Nelson, Kevin, Very Fine, The Art of Fiction, Burbank, 2011, 1st, 8 inches, 5.25 inches, 64 pages, over 100 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Kevin Nelson is a visual development artist at Disney Feature Animation, working his way up from layout and clean-up. This is a full color collection of his...

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Bits & Pieces, Vol. 6
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Very Fine, John Nevarez, Nevarez, John, 2013, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 20 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

John is a story artist currently at previously at Pixar and Disney Feature Animation. John's 2013 collection of pencil drawings is entirely character and...

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John Nevarez, Nevarez, John, Near Fine (very light wear, very flat, tight, clean), La Citta delle Nuvole / Nemo Academy, Florence, 2017, 1st, 8.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 84 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This book is a collection of all the sketches realized by John Nevarez during the Lucca Comics & Games 2017 Event, 5 days of fun, friends, music, comic...

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Project: Bazooka - Inscribed
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Inscribed by the artist, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Eric Ng, Ng, Eric, 2014, 1st, 10.25 inches, 10.5 inches, 156 pages, over 175 color photographs, Hardcover, boards, English

A full color 156 page book featuring 175 color photographs of over 65 cosplayers. From the kickstarter: My name is Eric Ng. I am a cosplay...

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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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