Animation & Film

 
The Art of Anthem
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Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2019, 1st, 978-1-50670-701-3, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 192 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Hundreds of pieces of art with commentary detailing the creation of BioWare's groundbreaking epic in an expertly designed hardcover...

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Star Trek: A Comics History
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Alan J. Porter, Porter, Alan J., Near Fine (mild cover wear, interior very sound), Neshannock, PA, Hermes Press, 2009, 1st, 9781932563351, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

1967-2008. Gold Key, British, records and promotional comics, newspaper strip, Marvel, DC, Malibu, Marvel, Wildstorm, Tokyopop. From the publisher:...

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Mike Yamada, Limited to 500 copies. The boz is signed by Mike with a small original drawing, Fine in Near Fine box (dent to bottom edge of box), Yamada, Mike, 2011, 1st, 7.5 inches, 5 inches, 28 cards pages, color, box with flip top, English

From concept artist Mike Yamada, a set of 26 full-color alphabet flash cards each with a different animal in a unique car. Plus an artist's bio card and a...

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Stephen Silver, Silver, Stephen, Inscribed by the artist with a drawing, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (tiny dent to back corner otherwise Fine), Silvertoons, Simi Valley, CA, 2005, 1st, 6.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the character designer of Kim Possible and other animated series, a color collection of sketchbook drawings. Figure drawings, caricatures, animals, and...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, 2010, 1st, 9780615348520, 12.25 inches, 9.3 inches, 116 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

In 2010, the VisDev artists at Walt Disney Animation Studios created this anthology of completely original artwork. Beautiful work by these participating...

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Limited to 300 copies, Very Fine, Mike Yamada, Victoria Ying, Yamada, Victoria Ying, Mike, Extra Curricular Activities, 2012, 1st, 7 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Limited to 300 copies. Out of print. From 2012, a collection of personal works, both traditional watercolor and digital paintings, full of warmth...

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Lovely Art Print Set
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Lorelay Bove, Helen Chen, Claire Keane, Lisa Keene, Brittney Lee, Victoria Ying, Very Fine, Lorelay Bove, Helen Chen, Claire Keane, Lisa Keene, Brittney Lee, Victoria Ying, 2014, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, color, English

Six 8"x10" color prints by Walt Disney VisDev artists Lorelay Bove (The Princess and the Frog, Wreck-It Ralph, Winnie the Pooh), Helen Mingjue Chen...

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Mugs & Beards
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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Brian Ajhar, Ajhar, Brian, Picturia Press, 2010, 1st, 7 inches, 7 inches, 40 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

"Mugs and Beards" was designed specifically for Illustrator/Character Designer Brian Ajhar's first appearance at the 2010 CTN Animation Expo. The book...

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Don Hahn, Walt Stanchfield, Hahn, Don, Stanchfield, Walt, Near Fine (mild shelf wear, mild toning to the edges of the covers), Focal Press, Oxford, 2009, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, xviii, 403 pages, black & white with some color, softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Published for the first time ever, Drawn to Life is a two volume collection of the legendary lectures from long-time Disney animator...

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Don Hahn, Walt Stanchfield, Hahn, Don, Stanchfield, Walt, Near Fine (mild shelf wear, mild toning to the edges of the covers), Focal Press, Oxford, 2009, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, xvi, 354 pages, black & white with some color, softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Published for the first time ever, Drawn to Life is a two volume collection of the legendary lectures from long-time Disney animator...

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Gail Blasser Riley, Wah Ming Chang, Riley, Gail Blasser, Chang, Wah Ming, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild rubbing to the covers, corners sharp, interior Fine), Springfield, NJ, Enslow Publishers, 1995, 1st, 9780894906398, 9.25 inches, 8 inches, 112 pages, black & white photographs, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This children's book examines the life of sculptor-artist Wah Ming Chang, best known for his special effects sculpting of creatures and props for Disney...

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Super 8: An Illustrated History
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Danny Plotnick, Plotnick, Danny, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Rare Bird Books, 2020, 1st, 9781644280324, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 240 pages, color and black & white photographs, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Super 8: An Illustrated History is a coffee table art book showcasing the history of Super 8 filmmaking. In addition to featuring...

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Fine, Gwandanaland Comics, Copper City, MI, 2020, 9798581530344, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 338 pages, black & white illustrations and photographs, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Easily the best 325+ pages of nostaliga entertainment you will ever find! These are the first five issues of SCREEN THRILLS...

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Signed by the artist, Near Fine (light bump to the lower corner of the last few pages, very flat, tight, clean), Gillian Reid, Reid, Gillian, 2012, 1st, 7.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 40 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

Gillian was a British character designer and animator (The Amazing World of Gumball) at the time she published this 2012 book full of her appealing pencil...

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#266 of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Louis Gonzales, Gonzales, Louis, Louis Gonzales, 2005, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 72 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Louis Gonzales has worked for Warners, Sony, and Pixar. This sketchbook collects character drawings and life studies from 2003-2004. Louis started in...

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The Great Movie Cartoon Parade
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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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The Art of Epic
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Very Fine/Very Fine, Bennett, Tara, Titan Books, 2013, 1st, 9781781166970, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: From 20th Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios, the creators of Ice Age and Rio, Epic tells the story of an ongoing battle...

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The Art of Iron Man 2
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Fine, lacking the slipcase, Jon Barber, Barber, Jon, Marvel Books, 2011, 9780785143208, 0785143203, 10.25 inches, 11.5 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Hundreds of pieces of concept and production art from the breakout hit film.

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The Art of John Alvin
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Andrea Alvin, John Alvin, Alvin, Andrea, Alvin, John, Very Fine/Very Fine, Titan Books, London, 2014, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 160 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: John Alvin's movie poster art is among the most iconic of the last 40 years, from Disney films such as Beauty and the Beast and...

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Masamune Shirow, Shirow, Masamune, Very Fine/Fine, Seishinsha, Osaka, 1998, 1st, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps

This volume in Masamune Shirow's best-selling art book series concentrates on his work in the fantasy genre. From the publisher: Intron Depot 2:...

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Jerry Schulz, Schulz, Jerry, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Titan, London, 2015, 1st, 10 inches, 11 inches, 184 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

For the first time ever, in November 2015, Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the gang we know and love from Charles Schulz's timeless "Peanuts" comic...

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William Stout, Stout, William, Signed and dated 2000 by the artist, Fine (factory folded, unused), Columbia, Los Angeles, 1979, 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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Here They Are
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Ardra Wavle, Wavle, Ardra, Very Good (corners and spine ends worn, covers rubbed, but interiors nice), Boston, D. C. Heath, 1940, 8.5 inches, 6.25 inches, vi, 56 pages, 57 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

Primer stories of Donald, Mickey, Minnie, and Pluto: "Here They Are," "Down the Road," "The Rabbit," "The Bumble Bee," "Balloons," and "The Big Wind." With...

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Eliott Lilly, Lilly, Eliott, Fine, Culver City, CA, Design Studio Press, 2017, 1st, 978-1624650369, 8.5 inches, 11 inches, 124 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Are you ready to begin your career as a concept artist in the video game industry but don't know where to start? The Big Bad World of Concept Art for...

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Sharon Gosling, Adam Newell, Gosling, Adam Newell, Sharon, Tiny nick to edge of board, otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, 2014, Titan Books, 1st, 9781783291977, 11 inches, 12 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus...

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David Bossert, Bossert, David, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Los Angeles, Old Mill Press, 2018, 1st, 978-1732602007, 8.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 136 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Kem Weber (1889-1960), a well-known mid-century architect, was part of the distinctive West Coast modernism movement that helped shaped the relaxed...

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Inscribed by Matt Gaser and Pat Presley with drawings, Very Fine, Culver City, Design Studio Press, 2013, 1st, 978-1-933492-70-4, 9 inches, 11 inches, 160 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Inscribed by Matt Gaser and Pat Presley with drawings. Featured artists include Christian Alzmann, David Le Merrer, Jackson Sze, Justin Ridge, Kilian...

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The Art of Pernille Orum
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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...

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Near Fine (light wear to the covers, otherwise Fine, no thumbdents, very flat, tight, clean), Sotheby's, New York, 1995, 1st, 10.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 160 pages, over 256 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Sotheby's auction of animation cels and production backgrounds from the Disney animated film. 256 lots described & fully illustrated in color....

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Shamus Culhane, Culhane, Shamus, Near Fine in Very Good+ price-clipped dustjacket (lower corners lightly bumped, dustjacket moderately edge worn), St. Martin's, New York, 1986, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.5 inches, xiv, 463 pages, over 50 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, English

The autobiography of the longtime animator who, since 1924, has worked for most of the Hollywood animation studios: Fleischer, Warner Bros., Disney, MGM.

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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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Chris Ayers, Ayers, Chris, Inscribed with a drawing by Chris Ayers, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Design Studio Press, 2008, 1st, 9781933492322, 8.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing inscribed with a drawing by Chris Ayers. From the publisher: In the spring of 2005 Chris Ayers was busy working as a concept artist...

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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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Limited to 1000 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Gustavo Duarte, Duarte, Gustavo, 2017, 1st, 10 inches, 7.25 inches, 32 pages, two-color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps

Gustavo's self-published comic book, "Não Acredite em Gnomos" (translation: "Don't Believe in Gnomes"), is a 22-page horror story told entirely...

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Very Fine, Udon Entertainment, 2013, 1st, 9781926778624, 1926778626, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: The Read or Die anime features the story of Yomiko Readman and the British Library Special Operations Division, a secret group...

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Jessica Julius, Julius, Jessica, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2018, 1st, 9781452163680, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 168 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Artwork by Cory Loftis, Ami Thompson, Matthias Lechner, Mingjue Helen Chen, Jeff Merghart, Paul Felix, Jim Martin, Kevin Nelson, Mike Yamada, Scott...

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The Art of The Angry Birds Movie
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW, 2016, 1st, 978-1631406041, 9.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Directed by friends of SNB Clay Kaytis and Fergal Reilly. This art of book is chock full of artwork, well over 1000 pieces of visual development art,...

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The Art of Cuphead
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2020, 1st, 9781506713205, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 264 pages, over 4000 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Cuphead is a 2017 video game developed by Chad and Jared Moldenhauer and StudioMDHR. The game was inspired by the rubber hose style of animation used in...

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Ramin Zahed, Zahed, Ramin, Signed by the author Ramin Zahed, Fine in Fine dustjacket, London, Titan Books, 2017, 1st, 9781785652905, 10.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 158 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Featuring art by Rune Bennecke, Nate Wragg, and others. From the publisher: From DreamWorks Animation comes a movie event based on the global...

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Sketchtravel - American Edition
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Chronicle, San Francisco, 2012, 9781452112459, 8.5 inches, 12 inches, 191 pages, color and black & color and black & white illustrationswhite illustrations, Hardcover, decorative boards, English

From Chronicle Books: "Sketchtravel is an artistic journey unlike any other. No editorial project has ever before brought together as many visual...

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Includes an exclusive illustrated bookplate signed by 9 artists, Very Fine/Very Fine, Paul Tobin, Tobin, Paul, Harper Collins, 2012, 1st, 9780473215040, Hardcover, cloth, English

Not generally available in the United States, we offer this beautiful New Zealand import by special arrangement with the editor and driving force behind it,...

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R. Dixon Smith, Fine without dustjacket as issued, Smith, R. Dixon, McFarland & Co., 1991, 1st, cloth

A biography and detailed film reference to the silent and sound film actor (1891-1958) best known for his elegant sophisticated persona. Lost Horizon, Tale...

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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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Leonard Maltin, VF/Fine, Maltin, Leonard, McGraw-Hill, 1980, 1st, cloth

The first comprehensive history of American Animated Cartoons, including complete filmographies for every studio. Highly readable. Well illustrated with...

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VG+ (mild wear), Harryhausen, Ray, Ray Harryhausen, 1974, 1st

The fanzine devoted to special visual effects by Ray Harryhausen. Contents: The Golden Voyage of Sinbad. Ray Harryhausen, Charles Schneer and Kerwin...

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Prometheus: The Art of the Film
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VF, Mark Salisbury, Salisbury, Mark, Titan, 2012, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"Ridley Scott, director of Alien and Blade Runner, returns to the genre he helped define...Revealing the secrets of this epic production, Prometheus: The...

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Art of Puss in Boots
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Very Fine/Very Fine, Ramin Zahed, Zahed, Ramin, Insight, 2011, 1st, 10.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 152 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Puss in Boots, the Academy Award Best Animated Feature nominee from DreamWorks Animation is the subject of an impressive new art book. Half the book is...

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