Animation & Film

 
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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Studio Image 2 - Signed 1st
  $175.00
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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Signed by the artist, Near Fine (mild surface wear otherwise new and unread), Oblagon, Los Angeles, 1989, 1st, 11.5 inches, 16.5 inches, 40 pages, 55 color and 28 black & white, softcover, wraps, English

We bought this file copy directly from Syd Mead who kindly signed it on the first page! An oversize portfolio of artwork by Mead. The selection...

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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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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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Hellboy: The Art of The Movie
  $60.00
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Mike Mignola, Mignola, Mike, Light crease to lower corner otherwise Very Fine, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2004, 1st, 978-1-59307-188-2, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 200 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Since its debut in 1994, Mike Mignola's Hellboy has been one of the most celebrated comics on the shelves. Mignola...

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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...


Turning Point 1997-2008
  $30.00
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Hayao Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Hayao, Very Fine in Very Fine dust jacket, Viz Media, San Francisco, 2014, 9781421505947, 9.5 inches, 7 inches, 452 pages, black & white with 8 pages in color, Hardcover, boards, English

The second of a pair of memoirs. Created from journals, lectures, interviews, and other diverse sources. From the dustjacket: In the mid-1990s,...

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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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The Ancient Book of Myth and War
  $125.00
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Scott Morse, Lou Romano, Don Shank, Nate Wragg, Morse, Lou Romano, Don Shank, Nate Wragg, Scott, Limited to 2000 copies, Fine with Fine obi band, 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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Bolt: A Little Golden Book
  $40.00
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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...

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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
  $20.00
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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
  $12.00
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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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Project: Bazooka - Inscribed
  $28.00
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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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Yasushi Nirasawa, A presentation copy inscribed and with a drawing by Nirasawa in silver ink to a famous American comic book creator., Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket with Near Fine bellyband (light shelf wear, tight, flat), Nirasawa, Yasushi, Hobby Japan, 1998, 2nd, Japanese

An incredible association copy of Nirasawa's third art book. A presentation copy inscribed by Nirasawa in silver ink to comic book creator Mike...

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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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A Kiss Goodnight
  $20.00
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Richard M. Sherman, Floyd Norman, Adrienne Norman, Sherman, Richard M., Norman, Adrienne Norman, Floyd, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Los Angeles, Disney Editions, 2017, 1st, 978-1-4847-8228-6, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: A Kiss Goodnight is a valentine to Walt Disney from the legendary songwriter Richard Sherman. Opening with a touching story about...

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Natalie Nourigat, Nourigat, Natalie, Very Fine, Los Angeles, Boom! Studios, 2018, 1st, 978-1684152919, 9 inches, 6 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This is a Mint condition First Printing of Natalie's book, which is still in print, but now in later printings. A breezy, informative graphic...

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Calling Monster Island #10
  $6.00
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Mark Okui, Okui, Mark, Very Fine, Long Beach, 2007, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

This fanzine devoted to the classic monster movies is produced solely by Long Beach artist and horror enthusiast Mark Jiro Okui. A retro-style cut-and-paste...

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Calling Monster Island #11
  $6.00
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Mark Okui, Okui, Mark, Very Fine, Long Beach, 2008, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

This fanzine devoted to the classic monster movies is produced solely by Long Beach artist and horror enthusiast Mark Jiro Okui. A retro-style cut-and-paste...

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Calling Monster Island #12
  $6.00
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Mark Okui, Okui, Mark, Very Fine, Long Beach, 2009, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

This fanzine devoted to the classic monster movies is produced solely by Long Beach artist and horror enthusiast Mark Jiro Okui. A retro-style cut-and-paste...

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Calling Monster Island #13
  $6.00
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Mark Okui, Okui, Mark, Very Fine, Long Beach, 2010, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

This fanzine devoted to the classic monster movies is produced solely by Long Beach artist and horror enthusiast Mark Jiro Okui. A retro-style cut-and-paste...

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Calling Monster Island #14
  $6.00
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Mark Okui, Okui, Mark, Very Fine, Long Beach, 2011, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

This fanzine devoted to the classic monster movies is produced solely by Long Beach artist and horror enthusiast Mark Jiro Okui. A retro-style cut-and-paste...

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Calling Monster Island #15
  $6.00
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Mark Okui, Okui, Mark, Very Fine, Long Beach, 2012, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

This fanzine devoted to the classic monster movies is produced solely by Long Beach artist and horror enthusiast Mark Jiro Okui. A retro-style cut-and-paste...

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Calling Monster Island #16
  $6.00
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Mark Okui, Okui, Mark, Very Fine, Long Beach, 2013, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

This fanzine devoted to the classic monster movies is produced solely by Long Beach artist and horror enthusiast Mark Jiro Okui. This issue is devoted to...

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Calling Monster Island #17
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Mark Okui, Okui, Mark, Very Fine, Long Beach, 2014, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

This fanzine devoted to the classic monster movies is produced solely by Long Beach artist and horror enthusiast Mark Jiro Okui. This issue is devoted to...

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Calling Monster Island #9
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Mark Okui, Okui, Mark, Very Fine, Long Beach, 2006, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

This fanzine devoted to the classic monster movies is produced solely by Long Beach artist and horror enthusiast Mark Jiro Okui. A retro-style cut-and-paste...

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Hopscotch (La Marelle) (Signed)
  $20.00
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Signed by all four of the artists, Very Fine, Lindsey Olivares, Stevie Lewis, Priscilla Wong, Floriane Marchix, Olivares, Stevie Lewis, Priscilla Wong, Floriane Marchix, Lindsey, 2012, 1st, 8 inches, 5 inches, 78 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A collection of personal works by four visual development artists from Dreamworks PDI in Northern California.  Lindsey Olivares is from a family of...

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Pernille Orum, Orum, Pernille, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Worcester, 3dtotal Publishing, 2020, 1st, 9781912843152, 10.5 inches, 8.7 inches, 156 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Pernille's first hardcover collection. This new book has no overlap with the artwork in her self-published art books: Blush and Coral! From the...


The Art of Steamboy
  $400.00
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Katsuhiro Otomo, Otomo, Katsuhiro, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Kodansha, Tokyo, 2004, 1st, 10.7 inches, 11.9 inches, 272 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards

A collection of artwork from the production of Steamboy, Katsuhiro Otomo's 2004 animated film, his second major anime release, following Akira.  Ten...

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The Art of Steamboy (Near Fine)
  $300.00
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Katsuhiro Otomo, Otomo, Katsuhiro, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild bump to the top of the front board, mild wear to the bottom edge of the boards and text block, covers lightly rubbed, binding tight, interior clean), Kodansha, Tokyo, 2004, 1st, 10.7 inches, 11.9 inches, 272 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards

A collection of artwork from the production of Katsuhiro Otomo's anime Steamboy, over 500 color illustrations. Text in Japanese.

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