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Seaside - Signed & Numbered
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François Avril, Avril, François, One of numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka / Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9782390410072, 10.75 inches, 11 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book presenting the recent paintings of illustrator and occasional bande dessinee artist Avril. This is a numbered limited edition with a...

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Alfonso Azpiri, Azpiri, Alfonso, #97 of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket edges), Heavy Metal, Rockville Center, NY, 2002, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 88 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This deluxe edition has cloth covers and a dustjacket and is signed & numbered with an extra full-page illustration. This stylish Spanish artist is...

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Alfonso Azpiri, Azpiri, Alfonso, One of 2500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine folder, Heavy Metal/Norma Editorial, Barcelona, 1996, 1st, 16.5 inches, 12 inches, color

This portfolio consists of five color plates and a signed & numbered illustrated limitation plate in a color illustrated folder. Five paintings of...

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John Baeder's Road Well Taken
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Jay Williams, John Baeder, Williams, Jay, Baeder, John, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Vendome Press, 2015, 1st, 978-0-86565-319-1, 10 inches, 10 inches, 272 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A thick monograph on the photorealist painter. Over 300 color illustrations. From the publisher: A fascinating trip through the evocative remnants of...

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Roberto Baldazzini, Baldazzini, Roberto, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Korero, 2017, 1st, 9780993337437, 11 inches, 7.75 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

One of the current generation of clear line From the publisher: Over a prolific 30-year career, acclaimed comic creator, illustrator and artist...

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Balthus: Cats and Girls
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Sabine Rewald, Balthus, Rewald, Sabine, Balthus, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2013, 1st, 9780300197013, 9.5 inches, 10.25 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

The catalog for the 2014 Balthus exhibition at the Met: Balthus: Cats and Girls--Paintings and Provocations An insightful new look at Balthus's ongoing...

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James Bama Sketchbook
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James Bama, Bama, James, Very Fine, Flesk Publications, Santa Cruz, 2010, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 144 pages, nearly 230 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: "The story behind James Bama's most enduring paintings are revealed in this personal journey. Close to 230 sketches reveal the...

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James Bama: American Realist
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James Bama, Bama, James, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Jose, Flesk, 2006, 1st, 9780972375887, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. This is the first book to span Bama's entire career. Magazine illustrations, paperback book covers, and advertising. Chapters examine his...

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James Bama, Bama, James, From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Jose, Flesk, 2006, 1st, 9780972375887, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

From the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of Nick Meglin"...

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James Bama, Bama, James, The deluxe slipcased edition limited to 1000 numbered copies signed by Bama, Kane & Jilbert, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Flesk, San Jose, 2006, 1st, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 160 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

This is the first book to span Bama's entire career. Magazine illustrations, paperback book covers, and advertising. Chapters examine his work in pop...

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James Bama: Personal Works
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Very Fine/Very Fine, James Bama, Bama, James, Flesk Publications, 2012, 1st, 9781933865423, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 144 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: "A living legend's most personal and cherished images ... revealed for the first time! Created entirely for personal pleasure...

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Istvan Banyai, Banyai, Istvan, Fine, Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockridge, MA, 2013, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, 16 pages, 19 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Awarded third place in the Exhibition Catalogue category of the 2014 New England Museum Association Publication Awards! Companion...

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The Call of Cthulhu
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H. P. Lovecraft, François Baranger, Lovecraft, H. P., Baranger, François, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket (small dent to the back of dustjacket in manufacturing), Eagle Rock, CA, Design Studio Press, 2019, 1st, 978-1-62465-044-4, 14.25 inches, 10.75 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Who can resist The Call of Cthulhu? An oversize illustrated book version of H.P. Lovecraft's classic tale of cosmic horror.   From the...

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Gerald Ackerman, Charles Bargue, Jean-Leon Gerome, Ackerman, Gerald, Bargue, Jean-Leon Gerome, Charles, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Paris, ACR Edition, 2007, 1st, 9782867701665, 10.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 336 pages, over 196 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the back cover: This book is a complete reprint of the fabled but rare Drawing Course (Cours de Dessin) of Charles Bargue and Jean-Léon...

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Faces
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Glenn Barr, Very Fine, Barr, Glenn, Last Gasp, 2011, 1st, pictorial boards


Glenn Barr, Very Fine, Barr, Glenn, Film Threat, 1989, color wraps, English

Glenn Barr illustrates this calendar.

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Glenn Barr's Haunted Paradise
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Glenn Barr, Barr, Glenn, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, La Luz de Jesus/Last Gasp, 2006, 1st, 0867196564, 11 inches, 9.25 inches, 161 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A big collection of Barr's hip cartoon paintings & drawings. Reproduces nearly 100 paintings from 2002 through 2006, plus associated drawings and...

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Very Fine, Glenn Barr, Barr, Glenn, La Luz de Jesus / Last Gasp, 2003, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

The first collection of Barr's hip cartoon paintings. Now out-of-print. "Glenn Barr's robots, creatures, and vixens live in a seedy yet swinging 1960s...

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Glenn Barr, Barr, Glenn, Fine, La Luz de Jesus/Last Gasp, Los Angeles, 2003, 1st, 9.5 inches, 7.25 inches, 96 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The first collection of Barr's hip cartoon paintings. Now out-of-print. "Glenn Barr's robots, creatures, and vixens live in a seedy yet swinging 1960s...

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Glenn Barr, Barr, Glenn, Near Fine (light rubbing to covers, flat, tight, clean), La Luz de Jesus/Last Gasp, Los Angeles, 2003, 1st, 9.5 inches, 7.25 inches, 96 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The first collection of Barr's hip cartoon paintings. Now out-of-print. "Glenn Barr's robots, creatures, and vixens live in a seedy yet swinging 1960s...

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Sparrow #8: Glenn Barr
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Glenn Barr, Barr, Glenn, Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW, San Diego, 2008, 1st, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. A collection of 30 paintings and 11 drawings.

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Very Fine, Glenn Barr, Barr, Glenn, Tin Man Alley, 2003, 1st, 0972938710, Softcover, color wraps, English

A great collection of sketchbook drawings. A companion volume to Barr's painting collection Lowlife Paradise. Out of print.

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Lori Haskins Houran, Brigette Barrager, Houran, Lori Haskins, Barrager, Brigette, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, New York, Golden Books, 2017, 3rd, 9780399552250, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Brigette Barrager went through the Character Animation program at CalArts and worked at Pixar and Walt Disney before taking the plunge into children's books...

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Lynda Barry, Barry, Lynda, Inscribed by author, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Montreal, Drawn & Quarterly, 2010, 1st, 9781897299647, 11.125 inches, 8.625 inches, 228 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This copy is inscribed on the title page by the artist who has added a small sketch of a monkey: "For Gary !! I went APE! Thank you for inviting me! I DUG...

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Ralph Barton, #101 of 2050 copies published for subscribers only and SIGNED by the publishers Boni & Liveright, VG (papered corners worn through to boards, two small tears to spine cloth), internally VG+, Balzac, Honore, Barton, Ralph, Boni & Liveright, 1928, 1st, cloth spine, textured decorative paper over boards

Lovely bawdy illustrations by the famed caricaturist. Complete in two volumes. #101 of 2050 copies published for subscribers only and signed by the...

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Very Fine, Antoine-Louis Barye, Barye, Antoine-Louis, Graham & Sons, 2004, 1st, 10 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, 78 color photos, Softcover, wraps, English

A well-illustrated introduction to the work of the first and most important of 19th century France's animalier sculptors. Essay by Katie Clifford.

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Dumb Luck
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Gary Baseman, Baseman, Gary, Near Fine in Fine dustjacket (light bump to the bottom edge of the front board), San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2004, 1st, 978-0811844239, 8.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 336 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English Japanese

Mucking up the pages of the New Yorker, the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Forbes, the Atlantic Monthly, Blab, and more, Gary Baseman has populated the...

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Gary Baseman, Baseman, Gary, Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (top edge of dustjacket rubbed), San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2004, 1st, 978-0811844239, 8.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 336 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English Japanese

From the publisher: Mucking up the pages of the New Yorker, the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Forbes, the Atlantic Monthly, Blab, and more, Gary Baseman...

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Gary Baseman, Baseman, Gary, Inscribed and dated 2007 by the artist with a drawing, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Taipei, 2005, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8.1 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

With a wonderful full-page, 8x10 drawing in Sharpie signed by the artist and dated 2007. A special edition of the Taiwanese design & lifestyle...

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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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One of 400 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Jeremy Bastian, Bastian, Jeremy, 2016, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 40 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A new collection of weird and wonderful drawings and illustrations by the creator of Cursed Pirate Girl.

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Cursed Pirate Girl
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Jeremy A. Bastian, Bastian, Jeremy A., Very Fine, Archaia, Los Angeles, 2016, 9781608868339, 10.2 inches, 6.6 inches, 144 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Adventures on and under the high seas lead a cursed pirate girl to encounter mythic creatures, gnarled and crusty pirates, and...

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The Illustration Collector #38A
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Very Fine, Walter Baumhofer, Baumhofer, Walter, Illustration House, 1998, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 12 pages, 39 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A nice cross-section of his work including quite a few romantic scenes a la Sundblom or Whitmore. 39 pieces fully described (with prices) and reproduced...

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David Saunders, Walter M. Baumhofer, Saunders, David, Baumhofer, Walter M., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2014, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is one of the Author's Deluxe Special Editions. This slipcased copy has a color illustrated bookplate signed by the author and indicating "This book is...

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David Saunders, Walter M. Baumhofer, Saunders, David, Baumhofer, Walter M., Limited to 1000 copies. This copy is signed by the author., Very Good+ in Near Fine dustjacket (blunt bump to the top of the spine and rear board, lower corners lightly bumped, interior Very Fine, tight, clean), Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2014, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This copy has a color illustrated bookplate signed by the author and numbered "174" A big beautiful book on a pulp cover artist. Out of print....


Aubrey Beardsley
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Hiroshi Unno, Aubrey Beardsley, Unno, Hiroshi, Beardsley, Aubrey, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Tokyo, PIE International, 2020, 1st, 9784756252883, 10.2 inches, 7.25 inches, 240 pages, over 180 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

A new collection of more than 180 illustrations by the fin-de-siècle illustrator Aubrey Beardsley. From the back cover: Like a meteor flashing...

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Cecil Beaton
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Cecil Beaton, Beaton, Cecil, Near Fine (short mild scrapes to upper back cover, light wear), London, Chris Beetles Gallery / Sotheby's, 2010, 1st, 9781905738137, 8.25 inches, 6.625 inches, 92 pages, 1 color and 66 black & white photographs, Softcover, wraps, English

English photographer Cecil Beaton (1904-1980) was best-known for his fashion photography and his portraits of Hollywood celebrities and noted personalities,...

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Hark! A Vagrant - 1st Printing
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Kate Beaton, Beaton, Kate, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Montreal, Drawn and Quarterly, 2011, 1st, 9781770460607, 8.75 inches, 8.125 inches, 168 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A high grade first printing of Kate Beaton's bestselling first book. From the publisher: Hark! A Vagrant is an uproarious romp through history and...

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Zdzislaw Beksinski, Beksinski, Zdzislaw, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild rubbing to covers, previous owner's name neatly written on front free endpaper, corners sharp, interior very tight, bright, clean), Ramsey, Paris, 1991, 1st, 10.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 96 pages, 71 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An excellent 20-year retrospective with 71 paintings from 1971 to 1991. 71 full-page color illustrations and 6 pages of text in French.


Belarski - Pulp Art Masters
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John Gunnison, Rudolph Belarski, Gunnison, John, Belarski, Rudolph, Fine, Adventure House, Silver Spring, MD, 2003, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 112 pages, approximately 350 color illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. A collection of nearly 350 pulp covers by Belarski. From the publisher: A master at building suspense through figure, perspective, and...

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Charles Bell, VF/VF, Geldzahler, Henry, Bell, Charles, Abrams, 1991, 1st, cloth

The first book-length study of this photorealist painter best known for his extreme close-ups of gleaming pinball machines. With an essay by Louis K. Meisel

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Marc Bell's Hot Potatoe
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Marc Bell, Bell, Marc, Very Fine, Montreal, Drawn & Quarterly, 2009, 1st, 9781897299890, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 272 pages, Over 300 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Marc Bell's "Fine Ahtwerks" : 2001-2008. Out of print. From the publisher: Marc Bell's Hot Potatoe seamlessly combines decade-plus-long comics...

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Limited to 1250 copies, Fine, Frank Bellamy, Butterworth, Michael, Bellamy, Frank, Book Palace Books, 2009, 1st, 9781907081002, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, English

From the publisher: For the first time ever, Michael Butterworth's epic series of articles recounting the history of the First World War collected...

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Fred Beltran, Beltran, Fred, Tiny bump to edge otherwise Very Fine, Humanoids, Hollywood, 2002, 1st American, 12.8 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Fred Beltran is the artist of the series Megalex and Technopriests. His style is meticulous and detailed with a slick shiny finish. This is a collection of...

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Jose Luiz Benicio, Benicio, Jose Luiz, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brandstudio and Reference Press, Astoria, 2010, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Benicio's style is reminiscent of McGinnis with a splash of Aslan. A great introduction to a great artist and a nice addition to your mid-century pulp art...

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Flash by Benjamin
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Benjamin, Benjamin, Fine, Paris, Xiao Pan, 2008, 12.6 inches, 9.6 inches, 160 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, French

This is the long out of print art book devoted to Chinese comic artist and illustrator Benjamin (artist-writer of Orange, Remember, and One Day). A large...

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The Sea-Thing Child
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Very Fine/Very Fine, Patrick Benson, Hoban, Russell, Benson, Patrick, Candlewick, 1999, 1st, 0763608475, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A poignant story about a puffin who finds the courage to retake to the sea, written by Russell Hoban, the author of "The Mouse and His Child" and "Riddley...

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American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood
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Austen Barron Bailly, Thomas Hart Benton, Bailly, Austen Barron, Benton, Thomas Hart, Very Fine, Peabody-Essex Museum/Prestel, Salem/New York, 2015, 1st, 11 inches, 9.5 inches, 240 pages, 178 color and 45 black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

A wonderful catalog for American Regionalist painter Thomas Hart Benton. Once upon a time, Hollywood movie studios would commission famous artists to...

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