Animation & Film

 
Frank Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Frank, Signed by both authors Thomas and Johnston and dated 11-18-90, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Abbeville, 1987, 1st, 0896597474, 11.25 inches, 10.5 inches, 224 pages, over 1200 illustrations in color and black & white, hardcover, cloth, English

Two of Disney's Nine Old Men Thomas and Johnston describe the history & development of Disney-style humor and then break down & analyze hundreds of...

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Frank Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Frank, A limited edition of 2500 copies. With a numbered limitation plate laid in. This copy signed by Mary Costa, Marc Davis, Al Dempster, Eyvind Earle, Ollie Johnston, Don Lusk, and Frank Thomas., Fine in Fine slipcase, Applewood, Bedford, MA, 1998, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.8 inches, 84 pages, 12 color plates, numerous black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This is one of the special autographed copies offered by the Howard Lowery Gallery in Burbank signed by Mary Costa (the voice of Aurora) and six of...

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Frank Thompson, Tim Burton, Thompson, Frank, Burton, Tim, The deluxe edition limited to 1000 copies signed by the artist. Includes a numbered and individually signed lithograph - ready for framing., Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in protective cardboard box, Los Angeles, Steele Publishing, 2009, First Edition, First Printing, 9781935539001, 12.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 430 (plus foldouts) pages, over 1000 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth in cloth clipcase

This is the First Edition, First Printing of the deluxe edition limited to 1000 copies signed by the artist. Features: Hardcover with matching...

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Frank Thompson, Tim Burton, Thompson, Frank, Burton, Tim, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (black cloth slightly rubbed and shelfworn, interior Fine), Los Angeles, Steeles Publishing, 2009, Later, 9781935539162, 12.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 430 (plus foldouts) pages, over 1000 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

This ridiculously massive tome is the first ever comprehensive look at the personal and project artwork of Tim Burton. 11.25 x 12.25 x 1.75 inches....

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Frank Thompson, Tim Burton, Thompson, Frank, Burton, Tim, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (very light wear to dustjacket), New York, Hyperion, 1993, 1st, 9781562827748, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 192 pages, over 500 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the back cover: On screen, Jack Skellington leaps with joy, singing with wonder at his discovery of Christmas Town. He seems too real, so alive,...

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Joe The Wounded Tennis Player
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Virgil Partch, VG+, Thompson, Morton, Partch, Virgil, Doubleday Doran, 1945, 1st, cloth

True stories from Hollywood, including a bit about the employees at Disney.

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Jean-Baptiste Thoret, Bruno, Thoret, Jean-Baptiste, Bruno, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brussels, Le Lombard, 2016, 1st, 9782803636945, 7.75 inches, 5.5 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Bruno illustrates this 70-page comic book history of "The New Hollywood. From Easy Rider to Apocalypse Now." A volume in "The Little BD-teque of...

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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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Darrell Van Citters, Van Citters, Darrell, Signed by the author, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Los Angeles, Oxberry Press, 2013, 1st, 978-0615847863, 9.5 inches, 12.75 inches, 352 pages, almost 1000 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

Out of print in hardcover. From the publisher: As the 1950s drew to a close, Jay Ward took two characters from an unsold series he had developed...

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Star Trek: The Art of the Film
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Mark Cotta Vaz, Vaz, Mark Cotta, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, London, Titan, 2009, 1st, 9781848566200, 12 inches, 9.4 inches, 160 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The publisher's description: Director J.J. Abrams' new vision of the greatest space adventure of all time, Star Trek features a young, new crew venturing...

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The Art of the Incredibles
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Mark Cotta Vaz, Vaz, Mark Cotta, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, Chronicle, 2004, 3rd, 978-0811844338, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 160 pages, over 400 color illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. Pre-production artwork & design from the Pixar film. Art by Lou Romano, Teddy Newton, Tony Fucile, Kent Melton, Glenn Kim, Ricardo...

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The Art of the Incredibles
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Mark Cotta Vaz, Vaz, Mark Cotta, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear to dustjacket), San Francisco, Chronicle, 2004, 1st, 978-0811844338, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 160 pages, over 400 color illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. Pre-production artwork & design from the Pixar film. Art by Lou Romano, Teddy Newton, Tony Fucile, Kent Melton, Glenn Kim, Ricardo...

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Mark Cotta Vaz, Craig Barron, Vaz, Craig Barron, Mark Cotta, Missing the CD otherwise Fine in Fine dustjacket, Chronicle, San Francisco, 2002, 1st, 10.4 inches, 12 inches, 290 pages, over 400 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The first book devoted to the art of matte painting. Over 400 color illustrations. Introduction by George Lucas. In Fine condition (light shelfwear...

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Ghostbusters: The Ultimate Visual History
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Daniel Wallace, Wallace, Daniel, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Rafael, Insight Editions, 2015, Later, 9781608875108, 11 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 500 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Full of artwork by the great Thom Enriquez! Concept art and storyboards by Brent Boates, Berni Wrightson, Henry Mayo, Benton Jew, John Bell, others. From...

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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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Graham Webb, Webb, Graham, Near Fine, Jefferson, MacFarland & Company, Inc., 2000, 1st, 0786407288, 10 inches, 7 inches, 634 pages, Hardcover, cloth, English

This is the original first edition of The Animated Film Encyclopedia (covering American Shorts, Features, and Sequences through 1979) and the only hardcover...

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Jane Werner, Milt Banta, John Ushler, Werner, Jane, Banta, John Ushler, Milt, Very Fine, New York, Golden Books, 2016, 1st thus, 9780736436335, 8 inches, 6.5 inches, 24 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Join Mickey and Donald as they travel through the far-reaches of space. A new reprinting of the beloved 1952 classic. Illustrated by Milt Banta &...

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The Art of the Jungle Book
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Ellen Wolff, Wolff, Ellen, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Rafael, Insight Editions, 2016, 9781608877911, 1608877914, 10.25 inches, 11.5 inches, 156 pages, color photographs and illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Beautifully designed and packed with behind-the-scenes details, The Art of The Jungle Book provides an in-depth look at Disney's...

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The Art of the Jungle Book
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Ellen Wolff, Wolff, Ellen, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, San Rafael, Insight Editions, 2016, 1st, 9781608877911, 1608877914, 10.25 inches, 11.5 inches, 156 pages, color photographs and illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Beautifully designed and packed with behind-the-scenes details, The Art of The Jungle Book provides an in-depth look at Disney's...

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Mulan's Lunar New Year
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Natasha Yim, Sophie Li, Yim, Natasha, Li, Sophie, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Disney Press, 2018, 2nd, 9781368023269, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Sophie Li (Coconut Ice) illustrates this picture story book. From the publisher: It's the Lunar New Year, and it happens to be Mulan's favorite...

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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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Ramin Zahed, Zahed, Ramin, Tail of the spine slightly pushed in, otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Titan Books, 2019, 1st, 978-1789093124, 11 inches, 12.25 inches, 192 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is a sharp copy of the first printing of this great art of book. Only a few thousand copies were printed and it is sold out in both its first and...


Klaus - The Art of the Movie
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Ramin Zahed, Zahed, Ramin, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Titan Books, 2019, 1st, 9781789093124, 11 inches, 12.25 inches, 192 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is a sharp copy of the first printing of this great art of book. Only a few thousand copies were printed and it is sold out in both its first and...

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Ramin Zahed, Zahed, Ramin, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, London, Titan Books, 2018, 1st, 9781785659461, 11 inches, 12.25 inches, 204 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the creative minds behind The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street, bring their unique talents to a fresh...

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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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Yoshitaka Amano, Amano, Yoshitaka, Very Fine books in a Very Good+ clothbound traycase (the front of the box has a short tear in the cloth, general mild shelfwear), Japan, DigiCube Publishing, 2002, 1st, 4-925075-89-6, 12.75 inches, 12.25 inches, 704 pages, over 700 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, Japanese

This is the original Japanese edition from 2002! This comprehensive collection features over 700 mammoth pages of paintings and sketches that Amano did...

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Fine, Ryan Lang, Lang, Ryan, 2015, 1st, 10 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This is a compilation of wonderful digital paintings of characters from comics, film, and TV. Plus, Ryan includes very detailed step-by-step...

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Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with Very Good+ obi band (mild shelf wear), Soft Bank Creative, 2012, 1st, 9784797367294, 4797367296, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, Over 200 color and black and white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Japanese

Over 200 color and black and white illustrations. Character profiles and concept designs, backgrounds, screen caps, illustrations, story boards, and more.

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Bernard Cosey, Cosey, Bernard, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW Publishing, San Diego, 2016, 978-1-63140-777-2, 11.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 66 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first English language edition of this volume in the French publisher Glenat's series of one-shot albums paying homage to Disney's classic characters...

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Near Fine/Near Fine (light shelfwear), Roger Law, Law, Roger, Booth-Clibborn, 1992, 1st, 224 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth

The British TV blog Broken-TV ranks this the number one book on the puppet comedy show Spitting Image: "Brilliant. A Nasty Piece Of Work is largely an...

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A Nostalgic Look at Bettie Page
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Fine, Eros Publishing, Wilmington, 1976, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 60 pages, over 250 photographs, Softcover, color wraps, English

This 1976 one shot, featuring over 250 photographs, predates the first appearance of Dave Stevens' Rocketeer in 1982 which would introduce Bettie Page to a...

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Peter de Seve, de Seve, Peter, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Akileos, Paris, 2009, 1st, 12.25 inches, 11 inches, 240 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by Peter with a drawing of Scrat! A career retrospective book on this fantastic illustrator and designer. A large format coffee table art book...

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Very Fine, Art Ludique, Le Musee, Paris, 2015, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 228 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

A profusely illustrated catalog to the 2015 Paris museum exhibition. All text is in both French and English. The museum's description:...

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Adi Granov, Limited to 200 numbered copies, Very Fine in Very Fine folder, Granov, Adi, 2018, 1st, 8.25 inches, 5.75 inches

Six 8.25 x 5.75 double-sided color plates (color images on both sides) in a folder embossed and printed on both sides and the artist's business card mounted...

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Airshow
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Philip Castle, Castle, Philip, Near Fine (slight cover wear, tight, bright, clean), Surrey, Paper Tiger, 1989, 1st, 978-1850280453, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 141 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

From 1989, Philip Castle's second art book with plenty of his trademark slick shiny warplanes, vintage and modern, and pin-up angels flying through blue...

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Alexandre Clérisse, Clérisse, Alexandre, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulouse, Milan et Demi, 2016, 1st, 978-2-7459-7814-1, 12.6 inches, 11 inches, 56 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

12 directors hidden in their films! Alexandre Clérisse plays hide-and-seek with cult filmmakers. Tumultuous images depict the landscapes from the...

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Near Fine in Good can (mild wear to the "Aloha" label on the statue, small dot at the knee, otherwise statue is Fin, Sanders, Chris, Chris Sanders, 2006, 1st

This scarce, sought-after version of the Maile hula girl in a black skull and crossbones print dress. This was the very first colorway to be released and...

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Signed by the artist on the side of the can, Fine in Fine can, Sanders, Chris, Chris Sanders, 2006, 1st

This scarce, sought-after version of the Maile hula girl in a black skull and crossbones print dress. This was the very first colorway to be released and...

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Near Fine (mild wear to covers, interior Fine), Belier Press, New York, 1978-79, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, over 500 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

"Devoted to the photographs of non-professional models and photographers which were sold through mail-order by the late Irving Klaw. Over 260 vintage black...

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Animations of Mortality
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Terry Gilliam, Gilliam, Terry, Near Fine (moderate yellowing to the edges, very light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Methuen, New York, 1978, 1st American, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

A very sharp copy of Terry Gilliam's primer on "The Wonderful World of Animation." Gilliam explains the fundamentals of cut-out animation starting with a...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Anthony Francisco, Francisco, Anthony, 2019, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 128 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Anthony has added an original drawing in each copy! This is Anthony's first art book. It includes numerous creature designs and renderings and over 60...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Anton Bogaty, Bogaty, Anton, 2013, 1st, 10.2 inches, 6.9 inches, 68 pages, 194 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Between 2006 and 2012, Anton Bogaty made 21 animated short films. This book reproduces 194 key frames from those films. It's a cool concept and the images...

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Fine in Fine dustjacket and Fine obi band, EnterBrain, Japan, 2014, 9784047295445, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 224 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, Japanese

An exhaustive presentation of mechas, props, backgrounds, and environments from the video game Armored Core: Verdict Day. Includes concept designs, gameplay...

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Art of Finding Dory
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Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket edges), San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2016, 1st, 9781452122243, 1452122245, 9.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

This book is notable for having more storyboards than any other Pixar book! Great stuff including deleted scenes! It also includes more discussion of...

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Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2020, 1st thus, 9781452182780, 9.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 320 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Color scripts for 23 features and 21 shorts. Introductions by Ralph Egglston, Sharon Calahan, and Harley Jessup. From the publisher: In this revised...

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Very Fine, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2020, 9781506715070, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 104 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

A rare animation art book that focuses almost entirely on sketches, rough drawings, and storyboards, as well as a few pages of animation drawing sequences!...

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Art of the Last of Us Part II
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2020, 978-1-50671-376-2, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 200 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Follow Ellie's profound and harrowing journey of vengeance through an exhaustive collection of original art and intimate creator...

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Artbook Duel 2019
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Giona Dapporto, Marco Iacocca, Dapporto, Marco Iacocca, Giona, Near Fine (mild wear to covers and spine), La Citta delle Nuvole / Nemo Academy, Florence, Italy, 2019, 1st, 8.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 86 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Two young Italian animation artists--and Nemo Academy graduates--share this book: Giona Dapporto and Marco Iacocca. A limited edition art book produced...

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