Animation & Film

 
Monique Peterson, Peterson, Monique, Near Fine (light bend at the lower front corner, otherwise very flat, tight, clean), 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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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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The Art of Animal Crackers
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Scott Christian Sava, Sava, Scott Christian, Limited to 850 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Stuart Ng Books, Torrance, 2021, 1st, 9.4 inches, 11.3 inches, 156 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

When comic book creator Scott Christian Sava decided he wanted to turn his graphic novel Animal Crackers into an independently produced animated feature...

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Scott Christian Sava, Sava, Scott Christian, One of 100 numbered copies signed by Scott Sava, Tony Bancroft and Carter Goodrich, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Stuart Ng Books, Torrance, 2021, 1st, 9.4 inches, 11.3 inches, 156 pages, over 450 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Deluxe Edition features: A limited run of 100 signed and numbered copies Signed by Scott Christian Sava, Tony Bancroft and Carter Goodrich...

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Dini, Timm, Dini, Timm, Fine, Racine, WI, Golden Books, 1996, 12 inches, 10.5 inches, 28 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A very sharp copy of this scarce picture story book. Especially scarce in this condition--most copies having been played with by children! Written by...

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Fine, Laurence King Publishing, New York, 2020, 1st, 10.2 inches, 7.6 inches, 240 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Feel like you've seen these movies before? Spoiler Alert celebrates Hollywood film-making in all its formulaic and predictable glory!...


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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Near Fine (mild wear to the ends of the spine, light shelfwear, flat, tight, clean), Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, 2006, 2nd, 8.75 inches, 11 inches, 244 pages, 550 color illustrations, softcover, French wraps

This is the beautiful full-color catalogue for the largest exhibition of Disney animation artwork in history. Held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo,...

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Don Hahn, Tracey Miller-Zarneke, Hahn, Tracey Miller-Zarneke, Don, Very Fine in Very Fine 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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Pete Docter, Christopher Merritt, Marc Davis, Docter, Christopher Merritt, Pete, Davis, Marc, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Disney Editions, New York, 2019, 9781484755754, 11 inches, 12.5 inches, 384 pages, over 1,500 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

On February 16, 1962, senior animator Marc Davis officially transitioned from Walt Disney Feature Animation to a new division of the company: WED...

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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Marvel, 2019, 1st, 9781302913144, 11.2 inches, 7.5 inches, 200 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Artists of Marvel Studios Visual Development: Ryan Meinerding, Charlie Wen, Andy Park, Phil Saunders, Jackson Sze, Rodney Fuentebella, Anthony...

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Daniel Kothenschulte, Kothenschulte, Daniel, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Cologne, Taschen, 2020, 1st, 9783836580861, 8.75 inches, 6.4 inches, 512 pages, over 1000 color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This new edition of Taschen's $200 Walt Disney Film Archives monograph reduces the page size, but keeps most of the content of the original. From the...

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Peter de Seve, de Seve, Peter, Signed by the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paquet, Geneva, 2004, 2nd, 9 inches, 9 inches, 136 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards

A thick collection of Peter de Seve's drawings & sketches in pencil, pen and brush. Introduction by Francoise Mouly (The New Yorker) in both French and...

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David Gerstein, J. B. Kaufman, Daniel Kothenschulte, Gerstein, J. B. Kaufman, Daniel Kothenschulte, David, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Cologne, Taschen, 2020, 1st, 9783836580991, 8.75 inches, 6.4 inches, 512 pages, over 1000 color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This new edition of Taschen's $200 Mickey Mouse monograph reduces the page size, but keeps most of the content of the original. From the publisher:...

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Random Anomalies - Signed
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Signed and dated 2006 by the artist, Fine, Louie del Carmen, del Carmen, Louie, 2006, 1st, 6.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 48 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

Fifteen editorial-style cartoons of fate and synchronicity by this Los Angeles-based animation artist & director. These loose cartoony watercolor...

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Kiskaloo - Signed
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Signed by the artist, Upper corners very slightly rubbed otherwise Fine, Chris Sanders, Sanders, Chris, 2008, 1st, 9780979780912, 8.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Former Disney and DreamWorks director Chris Sanders whimsical comic strip collection featuring the adventures of Ogo, a delightfully mischievous cat with an...

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Fragments - Signed (Very Good+)
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Ronnie del Carmen, Enrico Casarosa, del Carmen, Enrico Casarosa, Ronnie, Signed by both artists, Very Good+ (three horizontal creases along the spine otherwise Fine,, Fragments Filigree Factory, Piedmont, CA, 2003, 2nd, 8.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 96 pages, over 200 color illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

Ronnie & Enrico's first joint art book from 2003. This is a showcase of the artists' works in a variety of media and techniques plus the artists'...

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Sanjay Patel, Patel, Sanjay, With a Little India picture postcard signed by Sanjay with a drawing, Open corners very lightly rubbed otherwise Fine (very flat, tight, clean), Ghee Happy, Oakland, 2005, 2nd, 8.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Sanjay Patel's first book, self-published in 2005. The following year, Plume Books (an imprint of Penguin) would publish his book The Little Book of Hindu...

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Character Design Quarterly 14
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Very Fine, Worcester, 3dtotal Publishing, 2020, 1st, 978-1-912843-04-6, 191284303X, 10.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 104 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the back cover: On the pages of issue 14, discover a collection of fascinating artwork, interviews, and tutorials from some of the industry's finest...

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Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Compass, Japan, 1994, 4906407285, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 86 pages, black & white with 20 pages in color, Softcover, color wraps, Japanese

An art book featuring animation art and character designs for the 1993 Japanese PC game Jewel BEM Hunter Lime. A 14-page color section presents cel art of...

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One of 2500 numbered copies, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Bedford, MA, Applewood, 1997, 1st, 978-1557093448, 12.2 inches, 9.8 inches, 112 pages, 12 color plates, numerous black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Ron Clements and John Musker's beloved classic film that initiated Disney's renaissance. Early character studies and exploratory drawings by animators...

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Jamie Hewlett, Hewlett, Jamie, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Taschen, Cologne, 2020, 9783836582636, 8.75 inches, 6.4 inches, 512 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This new edition of Jamie Hewlett's first-ever monograph reduces the page size, but keeps all of the content of the original plus around 30 brand new...

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Bobby Pontillas, Pontillas, Bobby, Inscribed by the artist "To Jon! Hope you enjoy the book!", Fine, Blurb!, Los Angeles, 2012, 1st, 9.75 inches, 7.75 inches, 60 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Bobby Pontillas is an animator and visual development artist at Disney, working on such projects as Moana. In 2012 he self-published this gallery of color...

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Nancy Beiman, Beiman, Nancy, Signed and dated 2013 by the artist, Near Fine (light shelfwear, very flat, tight, clean), Focal Press, New York, 2013, 9780240818788, 10.125 inches, 7.125 inches, xiv+344 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Successful storyboards and poignant characters have the power to make elusive thoughts and emotions tangible for audiences. Packed...

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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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Limited to 1000 copies, Fine, Emeryville, Totoro Forest Project/OOP, 2008, 1st, 9780982013106, 10 inches, 8 inches, 224 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

This is the long out-of-print catalogue for an auction for the benefit of the non-profit organization, "Totoro No Furusato National Fund". Oscar winning...

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Near Fine (light shelfwear, very flat, tight, clean), Japan, Hobby Japan, 1993, 11.625 inches, 8.325 inches, 134 pages, numerous black & white illustrations with 86 pages in color, Softcover, color wraps, Japanese

An amazing collection of Japanese scale models of (mostly female) characters from TV, animation, comics and games. Full-color, often full-page photographs...

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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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Mike Ploog, Ploog, Mike, One of 250 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, FPG, Pittsburgh, 2015, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A prsitine Mint copy of this Signed & Numbered variant edition. From the publisher: A very special signed and numbered edition of The Art of...

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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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Ray Harryhausen, Tony Dalton, Ray Harryhausen, Harryhausen, Tony Dalton, Ray, Harryhausen, Ray, Signed by both authors Harryhausen and Dalton on the half-title page, Very light bump to the tail of the spine otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, London, Aurum, 2008, 1st, 9781845133672, 11.5 inches, 10 inches, 240 pages, over 1000 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Signed by both authors Ray Harryhausen and Tony Dalton on the half-title page. From the publisher: Completes the trilogy that began with Ray...

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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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Ray Harryhausen, Harryhausen, Ray, Inscribed by Harryhausen on the title page, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Billboard, New York, 2006, 1st, 11.5 inches, 10 inches, 230 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A first printing inscribed by Ray Harryhausen on the title page: "To: Marlene and Arnaldo / Ray Harryhausen" with an original cartoon head and the word...

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Ray Harryhausen, Harryhausen, Ray, Inscribed by Harryhausen on the title page, Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Billboard, 2004, 1st, 0823084027, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, 304 pages, 366 color and 691 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A first printing inscribed by Harryhausen on the title page: To Arnaldo (?) / I have nothing to say! / Ray Harryhausen" Harryhausen's densely packed...

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Ray Harryhausen, Harryhausen, Ray, Signed by Harryhausen on the half-title page, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Aurum Press, London, 2003, 1st, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, 304 pages, 366 color and 691 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A first printing signed by Harryhausen on the half-title page. Harryhausen's densely packed autobiography with 100s of previously unpublished...

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Didier Ghez, Ghez, Didier, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2020, 9781452178707, 9.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Award-winning Disney historian Didier Ghez profiles artists Joe Grant, Hans Bacher, Mike Gabriel, and Michael Giaimo. Explores the 1990s through 2010s...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Udon Entertainment, Ontario, 2018, 9781772940770, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 248 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: ROBOTECH is a sweeping science-fiction anime epic in which humans use a vast arsenal of transforming robotic mecha to defend the...

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Drawers 2.0
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (3/8-inch scrape to the top of the spine, small nicks to the tail of the spine, otherwise Very Fine, the open corners are sharp, covers clean, binding tight), Bordeaux, Le Cycliste, 2005, 1st, 2912249740, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, 144 pages, over 650 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French English

This is the revised and expanded 144-page edition of Drawers, the retrospective of Claire Wendling's work in comics, games, animation, and illustration....

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Jason Surrell, Surrell, Jason, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, New York, Marvel, 2012, 2nd, 9780785162346, 10.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 272 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. The official art book for the first Avengers film from 2012. Art by Ryan Meinerding, Andy Park, Steve Jung, Charlie Wen, Adi Granov, Phil...

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Signed by the artist, Near Fine (light cover wear, interior Fine), Cory Loftis, Loftis, Cory, 2013, 1st, 9780615910109, 11 inches, 8 inches, 72 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. This was Cory's first solo book (after the group book Catra Sees All) and it is full of wonderful pieces created in his off hours,solely...


Marvel's Thor: The Dark World - The Art of the Movie
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Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, Marvel, New York, 2013, 1st, 10.8 inches, 11.8 inches, 272 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Featuring exclusive concept artwork, behind-the-scenes photographs, production stills, and in-depth interviews with the cast and crew, THE ART OF THOR: THE...

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Brutal: The Art of Samwise
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Samwise Didier, Didier, Samwise, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Cernunnos, 2020, 1st, 9781419747755, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 304 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The first monograph by the art director for leading video game company Blizzard Entertainment Brütal: The Art of Samwise is a...

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Laurent Durieux, Durieux, Laurent, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Cernunnos, 2020, 1st, 9782374951492, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 254 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Laurent Durieux is a famous Belgian illustrator who is well known by pop culture fans and collectors for his cult movie poster...

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Heather Knowles, Annette Marnat, Knowles, Heather, Marnat, Annette, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Disney, New York, 2016, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 40 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Annette Marnat was a character designer on the film. A prolific illustrator of children's books in her native France, this is her very first book in...

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Bruni's Big Adventure
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Suzanne Francis, Griselda Sastrawinata-Lemay, Francis, Suzanne, Sastrawinata-Lemay, Griselda, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Disney Press, 2020, 1st, 9781368064781, 8.75 inches, 10.25 inches, 40 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Griselda Sastrawinata-Lemay, a VisDev artist on the film and half of Griz and Norm (100 Tuesday Tips), illustrates this picture story book. In a...

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Suzanne Francis, Griselda Sastrawinata-Lemay, Francis, Suzanne, Sastrawinata-Lemay, Griselda, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Disney Press, 2019, 1st, 9781368024594, 11.75 inches, 9.8 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Griselda Sastrawinata-Lemay, a VisDev artist on Moana, Ralph II and Frozen II and half of Griz and Norm (100 Tuesday Tips), gets the spotlight in the Walt...

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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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Duck: Birds and Pencils
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Florian Satzinger, Satzinger, Florian, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brandstudio, New York, 2010, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. Alberto Ruiz: "For those of you who don't know who Florian Satzinger is (and there aren't many of you) He's an Austrian animator...

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