Animation & Film

 
Fraser MacLean, MacLean, Fraser, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (slight bump to the tail of the spine, very slight bumps to the lower tips, spine slightly slanted, otherwise a sharp, new, unread copy), Chronicle, San Francisco, 2011, 1st, 9.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 270 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An out of print and quite scarce animation title. From the publisher: The art of animation layout takes center stage for the first time in this...

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Fraser MacLean, MacLean, Fraser, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Chronicle, San Francisco, 2011, 2nd, 9.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 270 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An out of print and quite scarce animation title. From the publisher: The art of animation layout takes center stage for the first time in this...

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Stefan Kanfer, Kanfer, Stefan, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket), Scribner, New York, 1997, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 256 pages, 12 color and 46 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, English

From the dustjacket: An intimate and astonishing illustrated history of American animation, its legends, and its legacy. Acclaimed critic and historian...

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Sentinel II
  $295.00
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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Tokyo, Kodansha, 1987, 1st, 4062034522, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 116 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English Japanese

An incredible copy of this slightly revised and updated reprinting of the original Sentinel - the very first retrospective of this visionary designer and...

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Sentinel (1979)
  $200.00
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Strother MacMinn, Syd Mead, MacMinn, Strother, Mead, Syd, Very Good (moderate corner wear, mild thumbdents to the covers, spine unbroken, sewnbinding sound, but glue weakening), Hendrick-Ido-Ambacht, Netherlands, Dragon's Dream, 1979, 1st, 9063325916, 12 inches, 12 inches, 160 pages, 149 color (many double-page) and 32 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

This is the book that brought Syd Mead to mainstream attention in 1979. After years of illustrating concept cars/vehicles for industrial and automotive...

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Sector 7 and Other Merz
  $75.00
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Fine, Neil Ross, Ross, Neil, Editions Limbolo, 2016, 1st, 6.5 inches, 9 inches, 130 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Neil Ross is a Concept Artist and Designer in the feature film industry. Credits include: Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse,The Golden Compass, Tron Uprising,...

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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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Pixoloid Studios, Pixoloid Studios, Signed by artists Mark Molnar and Gaspar Gombos, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, France, Editions Caurette, 2019, 1st, 9791096315338, 8.5 inches, 12 inches, 282 pages, over 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by Mark Molnar and Gaspar Gombos! Art by Gaspar Gombos, Mark Molnar, David Metzger, Janos Gardos, Zsolt 'Mike' Szabados, Orsolya Villanyi,...

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Jennifer Bass and Pat Kirkham, Saul Bass, Bass and Pat Kirkham, Jennifer, Bass, Saul, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket issued in publisher's shrinkwrap, Laurence King, London, 2011, 9781856697521, 11.75 inches, 10.5 inches, 440 pages, 1484 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: This is the first book to be published on one of the greatest American designers of the 20th century, who was as famous for his work...

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Satellitesoda, Book 3
  $20.00
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VF, 2010, 1st, pictorial boards

A full color art sampler from 30 artists at satellitesoda.com. Concept artists, creature designers, animators, illustrators, etc. creating full-color...

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Samurai Jack Classics, Vol. 2
  $20.00
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Robbie Busch, Scott Cohn, Busch, Robbie, Cohn, Scott, Fine, IDW Publishing, San Diego, 2014, 1st, 10.2 inches, 6.5 inches, 148 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

Collects material from Cartoon Network Action Pack (2006) #21-60. Written by Robbie Busch. Art by Scott Cohn. Cover by Ethen Beavers. From the publisher:...

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S01: The Last Star
  $30.00
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Francesco Guarini, Guarini, Francesco, Near Fine (mild wear to covers and spine), La Citta delle Nuvole / Nemo Academy, Florence, Italy, 2019, 1st, 8.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 122 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

World building courtesy of a young Italian animation artist. A limited edition art book produced by the Nemo Academy, the animation school in Florence,...

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Round Robin 3
  $30.00
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One of 600 numbered copies, Very Fine, Daniela Strijleva, Katy Wu, Jennifer Chang, Chang, Daniela Strijleva, Katy Wu, Jennifer, 2012, 1st, 7 inches, 8.5 inches, 34 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

ROUND ROBIN  is a collaborative illustration project consisting of three books undertaken by Daniela Strijleva, Katy Wu, and Jennifer C. Chang....

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One of 600 numbered copies signed by each of the artists with a small pen sketch, Very Fine, Daniela Strijleva, Katy Wu, Jennifer Chang, Daniela Strijleva, Katy Wu & Jennifer Chang, 2011, 1st, 7 inches, 8.5 inches, 34 pages, 15 full-page color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English, English

Fifteen wonderful and charming full-page illustrations by Pixar artists Jennifer Chang, Daniela Strijleva, and Katy Wu. There is no story in the...

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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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Very Fine, Burbank, WD Publications, 1989, 1st, 1561150002, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

A comic book adaptation illustrated entirely by frames from the theatrical short. Interviews with director Rob Minkoff, animator Mark Kausler, and several...

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Alain Silver, James Ursini, Silver, James Ursini, Alain, Very Fine, Los Angeles, Silman-James Press, 2006, 1st, 978-1879505421, 9.8 inches, 8 inches, 332 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Roger Corman is considered by many to be the king of the B-movie, having directed such films as Bloody Mama, The Last Woman on Earth, "X": The Man with the...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Udon Entertainment, 2021, 1st, 9781772940244, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations throughout, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Robotech is a sweeping science-fiction anime epic in which humans use a vast arsenal of transforming robotic mecha to defend the Earth against alien...

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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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Rex Steele: Nazi Smasher
  $70.00
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Matt Peters, Bill Presing, Peters, Matt, Presing, Bill, Signed by the artist, Near Fine (light wear to the covers, very 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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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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Very Fine in a Fine dustjacket, PIE International, Japan, 2019, 9784756251497, 10.25 inches, 9.9 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: This third book in the background illustration series takes us on a sentimental journey through the scenes of our most cherished...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, Francisco Herrera, Herrera, Francisco, Mafufo, 2021, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Two hardcover art books in a custom slipcase. 96 pages full of Art, Toy & Character Design,Comics, Sketches and more! Francisco Herrera has been...

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Remembering Ralph McQuarrie
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Fine, Ralph McQuarrie, McQuarrie, Ralph, Dreams and Visions Press, 2012, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

"Remembering Ralph McQuarrie: Dreamer and Visionary" is a 48-page book of unpublished artwork, rare photographs, and loving tributes from dozens of Ralph's...

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Stephen Rebello, Rebello, Stephen, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Abbeville, 1988, 1st, 978-0896598690, 13.25 inches, 11 inches, 342 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Each of the 300 posters included in Reel Art has been reproduced to the uncompromising standards of all Abbeville's fine art books. The selection of posters...

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Tony DiTerlizzi, DiTerlizzi, Tony, Signed by the artist, Small bump to the lower corner otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2015, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Tony signed this copy for us at the 2015 San Diego Comic Con. Out of print. From the publisher: "Tony's work has a distinct flair, a love for...

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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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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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Ray Harryhausen, Harryhausen, Ray, Signed by Harryhausen on the front free endpaper, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (quarter-inch tear at the top of the hinge otherwise Fine, light wear to the 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 front free endpaper. Harryhausen's densely packed autobiography with 100s of previously unpublished...

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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, Tony Dalton, Ray Harryhausen, Harryhausen, Tony Dalton, Ray, Harryhausen, Ray, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, London, Aurum Press, 2011, 1st, 9781845135577, 11.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 192 pages, over 600 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A treasure trove of Ray Harryhausen material. Perhaps inspired by 1973's Film Fantasy Scrapbook, Ray Harryhausen's Fantasy Scrapbook is a completely...

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Mike Hankin, Ray Harryhausen, Hankin, Mike, Harryhausen, Ray, Print run of 1000 copies, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjackets (typical slight sag to the text block, corners sharp, pages clea, Los Angeles, Archive Editions, 2008, 2010, 2013, 1st, 9780981782959, 11.75 inches, 9.3 inches, 1380 pages, 6,200 color and black & white photos and illustrations, Hardcover, leatherette, English

All three volumes in the definitive Ray Harryhausen series. These first printings are all out of print and long unavailable. Volume 1: "Beginnings and...

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Mike Hankin, Ray Harryhausen, Hankin, Mike, Harryhausen, Ray, Print run of 1000 copies, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Los Angeles, Archive Editions, 2013, 1st, 9780981782959, 11.75 inches, 9.3 inches, 370 pages, 1,500 color and black & white photos and illustrations, Hardcover, leatherette, English

The latest--and final--volume in the definitive Ray Harryhausen series. Foreword by Tom Hanks. Out of print. From the publisher: Chapters in Volume 1...

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Random Anomalies - Signed
  $30.00
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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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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Near Fine (light wear to the lower corners, very flat, tight, clean), Rad Sechrist, Sechrist, Rad, 2014, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 40 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps

"This book is a compilation of sketches, character designs and development work from 2013 to 2014." Rad Sechrist is a storyboard artist/ character...

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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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Mathieu Lauffray, Lauffray, Mathieu, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2004, 1st, 11.25 inches, 11 inches, 168 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards

This French artist may be best known in the United States for his cover paintings for Dark Horse's Star Wars comics. This is an art book devoted to his...

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Prometheus: The Art of the Film
  $40.00
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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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Project: Bazooka - Inscribed
  $28.00
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Inscribed by the artist, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Eric Ng, Ng, Eric, 2014, 1st, 10.25 inches, 10.5 inches, 156 pages, over 175 color photographs, Hardcover, boards, English

A full color 156 page book featuring 175 color photographs of over 65 cosplayers. From the kickstarter: My name is Eric Ng. I am a cosplay...

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Alberto Becattini, Antonio Vianovi, Paul Murry, Becattini, Antonio Vianovi, Alberto, Murry, Paul, Very small bump to upper corner otherwise Fine, Glamour International, Florence, 2002, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white with 8 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps

Scarce. Profili Album Paul Murry: Mice, Ducks and Cheesecake (Glamour International, 2002) features a generous selection of Murry's girlie cartoons done in...

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Hayao Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Hayao, Very Fine in Very Fine Dustjacket, San Francisco, Viz, 2014, 12 inches, 12 inches, 102 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

The original story by Hayao Miyazaki for what became his feature film Princess Mononoke. A beautiful watercolor illustration by Miyazaki on every page.

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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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Graham Allan, Rebecca Cline, Charlie Price, Allan, Rebecca Cline, Charlie Price, Graham, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Disney Editions, New York, 2020, 9781484747018, 13.5 inches, 11.25 inches, 384 pages, almost 1,900 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Disneyana Fan Club invites the participants of the Holiday Magic at the Disney Parks: Celebrations Around the World from Fall to Winter to a special...


Daniel Handke, Vanessa Hunt, Handke, Vanessa Hunt, Daniel, Signed by seven contributors to the book, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Disney Editions, New York, 2012, 1st, 14.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 144 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by seven contributors to the book who came to our store in September 2012 for an autographing session for this book. We have been long sold out but...

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Very Fine, Phil Mendez, Mendez, Phil, Bliss on Tap, 2015, 1st, 5.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 40 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

A new collection of Phil Mendez's cartoon animals, this second volume focuses on pigs and hogs.

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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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Planet of the Apes: The Evolution of the Legend
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Jeff Bond, Joe Fordham, Bond, Joe Fordham, Jeff, Remainder mark on the top edge otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Titan Books, London, 2014, 978-1783291984, 13.25 inches, 10.75 inches, 256 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: In 1968 audiences around the world were transported to a world eerily similar to their own, but where apes ruled and mankind was...

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Planet of the Apes: The Evolution of the Legend
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Joe Fordham, Jeff Bond, Fordham, Jeff Bond, Joe, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), London, Titan Books, 2014, 1st, 9781783291984, 13 inches, 10.25 inches, 256 pages, over 300 color photographs, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: In 1968 audiences around the world were transported to a world eerily similar to their own, but where apes ruled...

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