Animation & Film

 
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
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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
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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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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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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
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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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