Animation & Film

 
Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Robert McKimson Jr, Robert McKimson, Charles McKimson, and Tom McKimson, McKimson Jr, Robert, McKimson, Charles McKimson, and Tom McKimson, Robert, Santa Monica Press, 2012, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 232 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

"I Say, I Say . . . Son!" offers a rare behind-the-scenes look at the work of the McKimson brothers, three of the most accomplished and influential...

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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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Jeff Kurtti, Kurtti, Jeff, Signed by author Jeff Kurtti on the title page, Near Fine (one tiny scuff to bottom edge, spine sunned), New York, Hyperion, 1998, 1st, 0-7868-6441-9, 11.25 inches, 14.25 inches, 128 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards with a lenticular cover, English

Signed by author Jeff Kurtti on the title page. This book details the art and making of an epic of miniature proportions. Filled with more than 300...

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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, Tony Dalton, Ray Harryhausen, Harryhausen, Tony Dalton, Ray, Harryhausen, Ray, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (upper corners lightly bumped otherwise Fine), 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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A Dragon on the Hill Road
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Richard Huemer, Walt Peregoy, Huemer, Richard, Peregoy, Walt, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Valley Village Press, North Hollywood, 1958, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.25 inches, 80 pages, 8 full-page and 2 smaller black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Written and illustrated in 1958 by two veteran Disney animation artists, a narrative poem in which Lancelot, by the magic of Merlin's horn Oliphant, is...

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Richard Huemer, Walt Peregoy, Huemer, Richard, Peregoy, Walt, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (small closed tear along the top edge otherwise only light wear), Valley Village Press, North Hollywood, 1958, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.25 inches, 80 pages, 8 full-page and 2 smaller black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Written and illustrated in 1958 by two veteran Disney animation artists, a narrative poem in which Lancelot, by the magic of Merlin's horn Oliphant, is...

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A Kiss Goodnight
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Richard M. Sherman, Floyd Norman, Adrienne Norman, Sherman, Richard M., Norman, Adrienne Norman, Floyd, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Los Angeles, Disney Editions, 2017, 1st, 978-1-4847-8228-6, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: A Kiss Goodnight is a valentine to Walt Disney from the legendary songwriter Richard Sherman. Opening with a touching story about...

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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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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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Charles Solomon, Solomon, Charles, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Disney, 2015, 1st, 9781484713266, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 176 pages, color plates and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: With its kind heroine who receives her just reward-and a dashing prince-with the help of her Fairy Godmother, "Cinderella" is one the...

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Charles Solomon, Solomon, Charles, Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Disney, 2015, 1st, 9781484713266, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: With its kind heroine who receives her just reward-and a dashing prince-with the help of her Fairy Godmother, "Cinderella" is one the...

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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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A presentation copy warmly inscribed and dated by the artis, Very Good+ (top of spine bumped, corners rubbed, small dent to fore edge of rear board, 1/4" scratch on back cover), Gus Arriola, Harvey, R.C., Arriola, Gus, University of Mississippi Press, 2000, 1st, 157061601, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 256 pages, 460 black & white strips, 8pp of Sundays in color, Softcover, pictorial boards (without dust jacket as issued), English

A history of the long-running humor strip (1941 - 1985) as well as a biography of Arriola who was an animator at MGM, worked on Army training films, and...

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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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Joseph Corre, Serena Rees, Corre, Serena Rees, Joseph, Fine in Fine dustjacket, London, Carlton Publishing Group, 1999, 1st, 9781858687582, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 192 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

An interesting collection of photographs and artwork--high and low. With the printed letter and envelope laid in From the publisher: An Agent...

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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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Alice au Pays des merveilles
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Pierre Lambert, Lambert, Pierre, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Paris, Huginn & Muninn, 2020, 1st, 9782364806443, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 240 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In stock now! Pierre Lambert's latest Disney Animation art book following Sleeping Beauty, The Jungle Book, Snow White, and Bambi. Like those...

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Mark Salisbury, Tim Burton, Salisbury, Mark, Burton, Tim, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (corners bumped), Disney, New York, 2010, 1st, 9.25 inches, 11.5 inches, 256 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Think you know the classic story of Alice and her adventures in Wonderland? Think again. Renowned director and producer Tim Burton (The Nightmare Before...

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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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David Bossert, Eric Goldberg, Bossert, David, Goldberg, Eric, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Disney Editions, New York, 2015, 1st, 13.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 192 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: This whimsical, deluxe Art Deco-themed art book showcases Walt Disney characters in a style reminiscent of caricatures from the famed...

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Adam Allsuch Boardman, Boardman, Adam Allsuch, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Nobrow Press, 2018, 1st, 9781910620403, 9.9 inches, 7.5 inches, 111 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

A fun book for film buffs with wonderful infographics by Boardman. From the publisher: Take a trip through the history of filmmaking in this...


E.G. Lutz, Lutz, E.G., Very Fine in Very Good dustjacket (dustjacket torn, spine sunned), Bedford, MA, Applewood, 1998, 1st, 1557094748, 8.25 inches, 5.5 inches, xx, 261 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A bit of animation history. A facsimile reprint of the classic 1920 text that was used by Walt Disney and other animation pioneers at the dawn of the...

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Animation: The Whole Story - Revised Edition
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Howard Beckerman, Beckerman, Howard, Near Fine (spine sunned otherwise Fine), New York, Allworth, 2003, 1st revised, 9781581153019, 9.75 inches, 6.75 inches, 306 pages, black & white illustrations throughout, Softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. From the publisher: "A valuable and exhaustive guide."--Animation World Professional animator Howard Beckerman has drawn them all:...

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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...


Fine, Mel Shaw, Shaw, Mel, Theme Park Press, 2016, 9781941500941, 9 inches, 6 inches, 260 pages, black & white illustrations and photographs, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: From Bambi to The Lion King Mel Shaw's incredible career as a Disney artist and animator began in 1942 when Walt Disney offered him 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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Josh Kushins, Kushins, Josh, Fine/Fine, Disney, New York, 2012, 1st, 9.25 inches, 11.5 inches, 160 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This art of book disappeared from stores before anyone even saw it! All about the designing of the film of Edgar Rice Burroughs' John Carter of Mars....

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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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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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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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Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Bandai, Japan, 1987, 4891893257, 11.625 inches, 8.25 inches, 160 pages, black & white with 62 pages in color, Softcover, color wraps, Japanese

A portfolio of animation, toy, and illustration work by the Japanese studio Artmic. The projects include Megazone 23, Gall Force, Sony's Hit Bit, M.A.S.K.,...

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Autumn in Berlin - Signed
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Signed by the artist, Near Fine (light wear to the corners, otherwise sharp, binding tight), Uwe Heidschotter, Heidschotter, Uwe, 2010, 1st, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 60 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. Uwe Heidschötter is an animation director, character designer, and all-around artist. This is a collection of drawings of people he saw...

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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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Jason Surrell, Surrell, Jason, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, New York, Marvel, 2012, 1st, 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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Ioan Szasz, Eyvind Earle, Szasz, Ioan, Earle, Eyvind, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket), San Francisco, Walt Disney Family Foundation Press, 2017, 2nd, 978-1681882710, 10 inches, 12.5 inches, 176 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: This lavish art book showcases an unprecedented collection of artworks spanning Earle's entire life as an artist -...

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Ioan Szasz, Eyvind Earle, Szasz, Ioan, Earle, Eyvind, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (upper tips bumped otherwise Very Fine, New and Unread), San Francisco, Walt Disney Family Foundation Press, 2017, 2nd, 978-1681882710, 10 inches, 12.5 inches, 176 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: This lavish art book showcases an unprecedented collection of artworks spanning Earle's entire life as an artist -...

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