Animation & Film

 
Frank Parisi, Gary Scheppke, Parisi, Gary Scheppke, Frank, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear), San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2009, 1st, 9780811868891, 9.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 272 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: The imaginations and passions of a whole new generation of Star Wars fans have been ignited by The Clone Wars, the new animated TV...

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Sanjay Patel, Emily Haynes, Sanjay Patel, Patel, Emily Haynes, Sanjay, Patel, Sanjay, Very Fine in Very Fine Dustjacket, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2012, 9781452103624, 1452103623, 10 inches, 10.5 inches, 36 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The bold, bright colors of India leap right off the page in this fresh and funny picture book adaptation of how Ganesha came to write...


Sanjay Patel, Emily Haynes, Sanjay Patel, Patel, Emily Haynes, Sanjay, Patel, Sanjay, Very Fine, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2015, 9781452145563, 9.5 inches, 10 inches, 40 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: The bold, bright colors of India leap right off the page in this fresh and funny picture book adaptation of how Ganesha came to write...

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Matt Peters, Bill Presing, Peters, Matt, Presing, Bill, Inscribed by the artis, Near Fine (light wear to the covers and edges, interior Fine, flat, tight, clean), New York, Monkeysuit Press, 2004, 1st, 0967328918, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 132 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

Bill Presing and Matt Peter's action-packed 85-page graphic novel. A pastiche of movie serials with a square jawed hero, his plucky Girl Friday, and an uber...

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Matt Peters, Bill Presing, Peters, Matt, Presing, Bill, 2 Very Fine DVDs in Very Good+ DVD case (dent to the edge and corners of the paper case), New York, WooHoo Pictures, 2004, English

Alex Woo's multi-award winning animated short (including the Director's Guild of America Student Filmmaker Award and top gold prize in the Student Academy...

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Matt Peters, Bill Presing, Peters, Matt, Presing, Bill, This copy has an original ink drawing by Bill Presing of Rex Steele on a 5 x 7 sheet, 2 Very Fine DVDs in Near Fine DVD case, New York, WooHoo Pictures, 2004, English

This copy has an original ink drawing by Bill Presing of Rex Steele on a 5 x 7 sheet . Alex Woo's multi-award winning animated short (including the...

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Monique Peterson, Peterson, Monique, Very Good+ (light bend at the upper front corner, mild cover wear and shelfwear, interior sound), New York, Welcome Enterprises, 2004, 1st, 0786854081, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. Maggie the Cow gives a behind-the-scenes look into the making of Home on the Range. The only book on the making of this Disney animated...

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Stanley Kubrick: Interviews
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Gene D. Phillips, Stanley Kubrick, Phillips, Gene D., Kubrick, Stanley, Very Fine, Jackson, Mississippi, University Press of Mississippi, 2001, 3rd, 9781578062973, 9 inches, 6 inches, xxvi, 214 pages, 16 pages of black & white photographs, Softcover, color wraps, English

Kubrick directed 2001, The Shining, Dr. Strangelove, Full Metal Jacket: we have questions and we need answers! From the publisher: The only...

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Adam Pirani, Pirani, Adam, Near Fine (light cover wear, very flat, tight, clean), Titan Books, London, 1989, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 168 pages, black & white illustrations throughout with 8 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. From the publisher: The comprehensive reference guide to every television series created by the master of Supermarionation, Gerry...

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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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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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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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Todd Polson, Maurice Noble, Polson, Todd, Noble, Maurice, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (very light wear to the dustjacket edges), San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2013, 1st, 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 animation...

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Todd Polson, Maurice Noble, Polson, Todd, Noble, Maurice, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2013, 1st, 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 animation...

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Alexandre Poncet, Gilles Penso, Phil Tippett, Poncet, Gilles Penso, Alexandre, Tippett, Phil, A bookplate signed by Phil Tippett is tipped into the the front of the book, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, Raleigh, NC, Cameron Books, 2022, 1st, 9781951836559, 13.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 528 pages, color and black & white illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Phil Tippett has very kindly signed bookplates for us. The bookplate is tipped into the front of the book. From the publisher: A spectacular and...

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Alexis Prevost, Claude Gaillard, Prevost, Claude Gaillard, Alexis, Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Huginn & Muninn, Paris, 2018, 9782364806696, 8.3 inches, 6 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations throughout, Softcover, wraps, French

Return to the days of Schwartzenegger, Chuck Norris, Dolph Lundgren, and others "in the Green Hell of Rambosploitation!" This book surveys the '80s...

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Michael H. Price, NF with Fine CD in open sleeve, Price, Michael H., Midnight Marquee Press, 2006, 1st, color wraps

From the back cover: "Mantan Moreland would become Louisiana's richest gift to the funnyman traditions of Old Hollywood. He would happily wield his charm and...

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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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Joe Alves: Designing Jaws
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Dennis L. Prince, Prince, Dennis L., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, London, Titan Books, 2019, 1st, 9781789091014, 10.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 198 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, boards, English

How many books are there about production designers? Here's a swell one. From the publisher: Joe Alves: Designing JAWS provides the production...

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Luca Raffaelli, Raffaelli, Luca, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Dreamland editeur, Paris, 1996, 9782910027155, 8 inches, 5.25 inches, 176 pages, over 60 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

From the publisher: The subtitle of this work sums up the will of the author: an initiatory journey to the sources of cartoons. It is a socio-cultural...

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Matt Ralphs, Ralphs, Matt, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Titan Books (UK), London, 2021, 9781789093841, 11.4 inches, 12.2 inches, 192 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: Official art book of the PS5 launch game Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales, featuring concept art created during the development of...

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Where is Dead Zero?
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Signed by the editor and contributor Jeff Ranjo with a drawing, Very Fine, Jeff Ranjo (ed.), Ranjo (ed.), Jeff, 2012, 1st, 9780615702063, 9 inches, 6 inches, 152 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Signed by the editor and contributor Jeff Ranjo with a drawing. The out-of-print third full-color comics anthology self-published by Walt Disney...

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Amy Ratcliffe, Ratcliffe, Amy, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Harry N. Abrams, New York, 2021, 9781419750120, 11 inches, 11.75 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Theme park design and Star Wars! There are not many books dedicated to a theme park attraction--let alone contemporaneous accounts of a new attraction!...

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Stephen Rebello, Rebello, Stephen, Inscribed by the author and 12 Disney artists, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, New York, Hyperion, 1995, 1st, 978-0786861583, 0786861584, 13.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 200 pages, over 400 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Inscribed by the author, the directors, and 10 Disney artists. Co-director Mike Gabriel's inscription reads: "To Carmen-- The heart and soul of the...

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Stephen Rebello, Jane Healey, Rebello, Jane Healey, Stephen, Near Fine (light wear) lacking obi band, New York, Hyperion Books, 1997, 1st, 9780786862634, 11.25 inches, 12 inches, 192 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

The surprisingly scarce coffee table art book on the making of the Disney film directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. Featuring design work by Gerald...

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Stephen Rebello, Jane Healey, Rebello, Jane Healey, Stephen, #478 of 1000 copies signed by Peter Schneider, President of Walt Disney Feature Animation, Alice Dewey, Producer, and Directors Ron Clements and John Musker, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap (4 inch tear to shrinkwrap), Hyperion, New York, 1997, 1st, 11.25 inches, 12 inches, 192 pages, 400 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

The deluxe slipcased edition of this coffee table art book on the making of the Disney film. Signed by Walt Disney's President of Feature Animation (Peter...


Stephen Rebello, Jane Healey, Rebello, Jane Healey, Stephen, Signed by John Musker, Fine in Fine obi band, New York, Hyperion Books, 1997, 1st, 9780786862634, 11.25 inches, 12 inches, 192 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Signed by  Co-Director  John Musker (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Treasure Planet, The Princess and the Frog, Moana). The surprisingly...

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Stephen Rebello, Jane Healey, Rebello, Jane Healey, Stephen, Signed by John Musker, Near Fine (page edges toned, dusty) lacking obi band, New York, Hyperion Books, 1997, 1st, 9780786862634, 11.25 inches, 12 inches, 192 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Signed by  Co-Director  John Musker (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Treasure Planet, The Princess and the Frog, Moana). The surprisingly...

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David West Reynolds, VF/VF, Reynolds, David West, DK Pub, 1999, 1st, 789447010, pictorial boards

"Text and illustrations present characters from episode I of "Star Wars" and the technology they use, including Qui-Gon Jinn and his wrist hologram...

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Special Effects: The History and Technique
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Richard Rickitt, Rickitt, Richard, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, New York, Billboard Books, 2007, 1st, 9780823084081, 0823084086, 12 inches, 9.75 inches, 384 pages, Over 500 color and black and white photographs and illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the dust jacket: Special Effects: The History and Technique offers a lavishly illustrated history of movie magic, covering every major production...

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The Making of Aliens
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J. W. Rinzler, Rinzler, J. W., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, London, Titan Books, 2020, 1st, 9781789093100, 12 inches, 11 inches, 256 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Art by Ron Cobb, James Cameron, Syd Mead, and others, as well as numerous behind the scenes photos. From the publisher: Comprehensive and definitive...

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J.W. Rinzler (ed.), Rinzler (ed.), J.W., Very Fine in Very Fine dust jacket, New York, Abrams, 2013, 9781419707728, 1-4197-0772-8, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 352 pages, 1200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Foreword by Joe Johnston. Introduction by Nilo Rodis-Jamero. From the publisher: For the first time, Lucasfilm has opened its Archives...

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Rick Baker: Metamorphosis - 2 Volumes in Slipcase
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J. W. Rinzler, Brandon Alinger, Rick Baker, Rinzler, Brandon Alinger, J. W., Baker, Rick, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Abrams, New York, 2019, 9781944903435, 18.5 inches, 14.5 inches, 720 pages, over 1600 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Over 1,600 full-color images and original sketches, from The Howling, An American Werewolf in London, Ghost Story, Videodrome, Greystoke, The Rocketeer, Ed...

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Please Stand by: The Prehistory of Television
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Michael Ritchie, Ritchie, Michael, Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (three-quarter-inch tear to the dustjacket), Woodstock, NY, Overlook Books, 1994, 1st, 9780879515461, 9.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 248 pages, 48 pages of black & white photographs, Hardcover, cloth spine, English

A look back at the rough pioneer beginnings of TV, written by Michael Ritchie (1938 - 2001) film director, producer and writer (The Candidate, Smile, The...

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Art Of Penguins Of Madagascar
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Barbara Robertson, Robertson, Barbara, Very Fine/Very Fine, San Rafael, Insight Editions, 2014, 1st, 978-160887-4927, 10.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 168 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

The Art of Penguins of Madagascar will take a deep dive into the making of the animated film, featuring everything from concept art, character backstories,...

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Very Fine/Very Fine, Robertson, Barbara, Insight Editions, 2012, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards with dust jacket, English

"The Art of Madagascar 3 provides a fascinating look at the character design, development art, and special effects that make up this stunning CG movie from...

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Barbara Robertson, Robertson, Barbara, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Insight Editions, San Rafael, CA, 2012, 1st, 11.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 156 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards with dust jacket, English

From the publisher: The Art of Madagascar 3 provides a fascinating look at the character design, development art, and special effects that make up this...

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Limited to 1000 numbered copie, Very Fine, Martin Robinson, Robinson, Martin, Titan Books, 2011, 1st, 9780857685674, Hardcover, boards, English

The award-winning Halo series of video games is 10 years old. Having sold more than 40 million copies worldwide, millions of fans have spent billions of...

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Martin Robinson, Robinson, Martin, Limited to 500 copies with an art print signed by Rado Javor, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, London, Titan Books, 2015, 1st, 9781783294718, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. Limited to 500 copies with an Art Print signed by concept artist Rado Javor, an exclusively designed slipcase, and variant cover art and...

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Dave Rogers, Rogers, Dave, Inscribed by Patrick Macnee "To Stuart", Very light spotting to top edge, otherwise Fine, New York, St. Martin's Press, 1989, 1st American, 0312031874, 11 inches, 7.75 inches, 286 pages, over 200 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the cover: Since its first airing in 1961, The Avengers has become one of the most enduringly popular series in the history of television-reaching...

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Eleni Roussos, Roussos, Eleni, Very Fine in Near Fine slipcase (mild bump to one corner of the otherwise Very Fine slipcase), New York, Marvel, 2018, 1st, 9781302912413, 10.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 240 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. Art by Ryan Meinerding, Adi Granov, Phil Saunders, Jackson Sze, and many others. From the publisher: The Avengers have come a long way...

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Gary Russell, Russell, Gary, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 2002, 1st, 0-618-21290-6, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 192 pages, 500 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: With complete and unrestricted access to artwork created over a five-year-period, this authoritative and...

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Gary Russell, Russell, Gary, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 2002, 1st, 0-618-21290-6, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 192 pages, 500 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: With complete and unrestricted access to artwork created over a five-year-period, this authoritative and insightful...

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Gary Russell, Russell, Gary, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (mild wear to the dustjacket corner), Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 2004, 1st, 0-618-43029-6, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 224 pages, 600 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Art of The Return of the King illustrates the creative development of the film from sketch to special effect and features 600 images, most appearing...

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Gary Russell, Russell, Gary, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 2003, 1st, 0-618-33130-1, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 192 pages, 600 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: This official, fully authorized book includes pencil sketches by Alan Lee and John Howe, costume designs by...

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Gary Russell, Russell, Gary, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to the dustjacket edge), Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 2003, 1st, 0-618-33130-1, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 192 pages, 600 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: This official, fully authorized book includes pencil sketches by Alan Lee and John Howe, costume designs by...

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Meredith Rusu, Giovanni Rigano, Rusu, Meredith, Rigano, Giovanni, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Burbank, Disney Press, 2021, 1st, 9781368067072, 10.7 inches, 8.7 inches, 40 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A children's picture book retelling of the Enrico Casarosa-directed Pixar Film. By the Italian illustrator and comics artist (Daffodil, Artemis Fowl)....

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