Forty Illustrators and How They Work



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Illustrator Raymond Zalstein's copy with his ownersihip signature written on the front free endpaper. He has also left underlining and short notes in ink throughout the book. A well worn studio copy.

Forty top illustrators discuss their approach, method and techniques. The illustrators chosen range from the traditional Golden Age magazine illustrators to slick women's magazine illustrators to 1940s modernist book cover artists to cartoony advertising and cover artists. An essential title for any illustrator's library.

  • Constantin Alajalov
  • Boris Artzybaheff
  • John Atherton
  • Ernest Hamlin Baker
  • Walter Biggs
  • V. Bobri
  • Harrison Cady
  • Fred Cooper
  • Mario Cooper
  • Dean Cornwell
  • Gregory D'Alessio
  • Floyd Davis
  • Stevan Dohanos
  • Albert Dorne
  • Harvey Dunn
  • Carl Erickson
  • John Gannam
  • Glenn Grohe
  • George Giusti
  • Stuart Hay
  • Peter Helck
  • Earl Oliver Hurst
  • Walter Klett
  • Robert Lawson
  • Ervine Metzl
  • Wallage Morgan
  • William Oberhardt
  • Henry Pitz
  • George Price
  • Ray Prohaska
  • Robert Riggs
  • Norman Rockwell
  • Martha Sawyers
  • Howard Scott
  • Amos Sewell
  • Donald Teague
  • Aldren Watson
  • Denys Wortman
  • N.C. Wyeth


Ernest W. Watson

Condition & Attributes

Good (moderate rubbing to corners, mild stains to first and last pages, previous owner's underlining and notes throughout the book)


Ernest W.

Publishing Information

New York
2nd 1947

Physical Description

12 inches
9 inches
xv, 318 pages
24 color and 300 black & white illustrations