Animation & Film

 
Terryl Whitlatch, Whitlatch, Terryl, Fine, Design Studio Press, Culver City, 2015, 1st, 9 inches, 12 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Designing a captivating creature simply for it to exist against a white background and going no further is a purely academic...

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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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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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Prometheus: The Art of the Film
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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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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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Limited to 300 copies, Very Fine, Mike Yamada, Victoria Ying, Yamada, Victoria Ying, Mike, 2012, 1st, 7 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Limited to 300 copies. Out of print. Mike is a visual development artist for animation, concept artist for video games, and art instructor. Victoria is...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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RoboCop: The Definitive History
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Calum Waddell, Waddell, Calum, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (upper corners lightly bumped, red dot to bottom edge, interior Very Fine), London, Titan, 2014, 1st, 9781783293254, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 240 pages, over 600 color illustrations and photographs, hardcover, cloth, English

Covering RoboCop 1-3 and the 2014 reboot. Over 500 color photographs, primarily behind-the-scenes photography. Highlights: RoboCop 1:...

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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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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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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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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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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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Shane Glines, Glines, Shane, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Torrance, Stuart Ng Books, 2015, 1st, 9780978890469, 8.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Print run of only 1,000 copies. Out of print. S Curves, The Art of Shane Glines is a stunning collection of over 400 color sketches, designs and...

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S01: The Last Star
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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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Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear), DigiCube, Japan, 1999, 9784925075541, 11.625 inches, 8.5 inches, 304 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, Japanese

A giant art book dedicated to Squaresoft's PlayStation 1999 role-playing game. It opens with a 24-page gallery of color character portraits, then dives into...


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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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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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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Terryl Whitlatch, Whitlatch, Terryl, Very Fine, Design Studio Press, Culver City, 2015, 1st, 9 inches, 12 inches, 168 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: What is creature design? We all have a notion - mostly consisting of evocative images of otherworldly beings galloping, swimming,...

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Signed and dated by the artist with a drawing, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light wear), Ben Balistreri, Balistreri, Ben, 2008, 1st, 15.5 inches, 12.5 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Ben Balistreri's beautifully illustrated graphic novel. Signed and dated in the year of publication by the artist with a drawing of Poisson. "Poor Mildew...


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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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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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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Fraser MacLean, MacLean, Fraser, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (plastic dustjacket is rippled), Chronicle, San Francisco, 2011, 1st, 9.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 270 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A sharp copy of this out of print and quite scarce animation title . From the publisher: The art of animation layout takes center stage for the...

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Shrek: A Little Golden Book
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Emily Hutta, Ovi Nedelcu, Hutta, Emily, Nedelcu, Ovi, Very Fine, New York, Golden Books, 2017, 2nd, 9781524767709, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Ovi Nedelcu is an illustrator as well as a visual development artist, character designer, and story artist at Laika, Sony, Disney, WB.... From the...

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Small bump to one corner, Sideshow Collectibles, 2007, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is one of Sideshow Collectibles' annual hardcover art books/retrospective catalogs featuring sharp focus, highly detailed, color photography of...

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David Hartman, Hartman, David, Fine, Sideshow Monkey, Simi Valley, 2006, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

David Hartman's only sketchbook. Clearly a horror fan, his imaginative illustrations are full of zombies, ghouls, and other monsters, but they all share a...

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Very Fine in Near Fine slipcase (spine of slipcase slightly sunned, light shelfwear), New York, Harper, 2010, 1st, 9780061711282, 9.625 inches, 8.625 inches, 1200 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Look what you get in this cromulent compendium! Comprehensive episode synopses for 20 seasons of Simpsons, including...

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Sketchtravel - American Edition
  $40.00
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Chronicle, San Francisco, 2012, 9781452112459, 8.5 inches, 12 inches, 191 pages, color and black & color and black & white illustrationswhite illustrations, Hardcover, decorative boards, English

From Chronicle Books: "Sketchtravel is an artistic journey unlike any other. No editorial project has ever before brought together as many visual...

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J. C. Richard, Richard, J. C., One of 175 numbered copies, Very Fine, Cyclops Print Works, Canoga Park, 2019, 1st, 36 inches, 12 inches, color

A Hand-numbered edition of 175. A 22 color screen print. 12 x 36 inches. Released at D23 2019.

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Gennaro Morra, Morra, Gennaro, 2015, 1st, 8.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Gennaro Morra is a graduate of CSULB in llustration, and currently a freelance character designer in the animation industry (including Rovio, ShadowMachine,...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Ed Siomacco, Siomacco, Ed, 2017, 1st, 5.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 32 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

A great little ABC book featuring 26 different animals in spacesuits! Alligator, Badger, Cat, Duck...all the way to Zebra! Ed Siomacco is an illustrator,...

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Jack Hagerty, Jon C. Rogers, Hagerty, Jon C. Rogers, Jack, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Livermore, ARA Press, 2006, 2nd, 978-0970760401, 11.3 inches, 8.75 inches, 540 pages, over 1000 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the back cover: Spaceflight historian Jack Hagerty chronicles the evolution of the spaceship during the century by examining 75 of them... Jack...

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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 drawing of Catwoman. Mingjue Helen Chen's out-of-print second collection of sketches and paintings. Mingjue 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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Sparrow #4: Shane Glines
  $45.00
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Shane Glines, Glines, Shane, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW, San Diego, 2007, 2nd, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. A great collection, Primarily finished color pieces, with some drawings.

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Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, Marvel, New York, 2017, 9781302902759, 10.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 240 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Go behind the scenes in this new keepsake volume continuing Marvel's popular ART OF THE MOVIE collection! Discover exclusive concept art, production stills...

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Ramin Zahed, Zahed, Ramin, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Titan Books, London, 2018, 1st, 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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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!...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Michael Herrera, Herrera, Michael, 2014, 1st, 7 inches, 7 inches, 48 pages, black & white & red, Softcover, wraps, English

A trove of really charming drawings by Michael Herrera. in addition, Michael has drawn a nice original on the inside cover! From the first page: I...

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