Illustration

 
1998 Pin-Up Calendar
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Very Fine, Christine Karas, Karas, Christine, Girlieworld, 1997, 1st, 28 pages, 16 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Paintings by Karas.

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John Sloan, VG+ without dust jacket as issued, Sloan, John, American Artists Group, 1945, Later, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

John Sloan was an ash can school painter and an associate of Robert Henri.

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Bill Plympton, VF, Plympton, Bill, Regan Books, 1999, 1st, wraps, English

Bill Plympton merges his mainstream cartoons with his men’s magazine stuff to create the illustrations for this epic poem about the plump sexpot.

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Evening Becomes Electric
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Very Fine, Patricia Chidlaw, Chidlaw, Patricia, Terrence Rogers Fine Art, 2007, 1st, 8.25 inches, 10.5 inches, 24 pages, 11 paintings in color, Softcover, wraps, English

An exhibition catalogue of new paintings by this excellent contemporary realist painter. Reminiscent of John Register, Chidlaw renders everyday locations...

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De Ijzeren Lijn
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Joost Swarte, VF, Swarte, Joost, Oog & Blik, 2002, 1st, pictorial boards, Dutch

"The Iron Line." A beautiful little book of drawings for 25 metal sculptures that Joost Swarte designed for the 2002 Floriade (an international...

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Joanne Gernsten London, NF/VG+, London, Joanne Gernsten, National Geographic, 2007, 1st, boards

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Very Fine, Henry Justice Ford, Menges, Jeff A., Ford, Henry Justice, Dover Publications, 2010, 9780486472904, 0486472906, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the Publisher: Henry Justice Ford is best known for his collaboration with Andrew Lang on a popular series of twelve "Color" fairy tale books...

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Katherine Kurtz, Michael Kaluta, Kurtz, Katherine, Kaluta, Michael, Fine/Near Fine (dustjacket slightly yellowed), Walker, New York, 1986, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.5 inches, 235 pages, color cover painting and 9 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Kaluta provides a paintings and nine pen & ink illustrations for this original space fantasy novel.

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Coloring With Your Octopus
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Brian Kesinger, Kesinger, Brian, Very Fine, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo Books, 2014, 7 inches, 14 inches, 48 pages, 48 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

A wonderful line art book by Disney story artist and steampunk enthusiast Brian Kesinger! From the publisher: A cinematically proportioned coloring...

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20 Queens - Signed
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Chad Sell, Sell, Chad, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Chicago, 2010, 7.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, color, Softcover, wraps

20 Queens is an art book featuring all Chad's best work from RuPaul's Drag Race, Season 2! Chad is a Chicago-based illustrator and comic artist best...

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30 Queens - Signed
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Chad Sell, Sell, Chad, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Chicago, 2011, 7 inches, 5.5 inches, 32 pages, color, Softcover, wraps

30 Queens is an art book featuring all Chad's best work from RuPaul's Drag Race, Season 3! Chad is a Chicago-based illustrator and comic artist best...

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40 Queens - Signed
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Chad Sell, Sell, Chad, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Chicago, 2012, 7.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 32 pages, color, Softcover, wraps

40 Queens is an art book featuring all Chad's best work from RuPaul's Drag Race, Season 4! Chad is a Chicago-based illustrator and comic artist best...

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Jonny Negron, Negron, Jonny, Very Fine, Portland, Floating World Comics, 2016, 1st, 978-1-942801-94-8, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Jonny Negron's newest monograph collects the signature pinup illustrations that have gained him a cult following. Negron's art visualizes stylish ladies of...

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Scarlet Traces
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Ian Edginton, D'Israeli, Edginton, Ian, D'Israeli, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2003, 1st, 9781569719404, 9.75 inches, 6.875 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. The first printing of the original edition. From the publisher: A Scientific Adventure by Messrs Ian Edginton & D'Israeli, purveyors...

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The Big Book of Big Little Books
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Bill Borden, Borden, Bill, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Francisco, Chronicle, 1997, 1st, 9780811817417, 7.75 inches, 6.75 inches, 120 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the back cover: "In the thirties and forties a new breed of comic book hit the stands - spiffy miniature hardcover editions known as Big Little...

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The Thief of Always
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Clive Barker, Kris Oprisko, Gabriel Hernandez, Barker, Kris Oprisko, Clive, Hernandez, Gabriel, Very Fine, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2005, 1st, 978-1600107139, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 144 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the back cover: Master of horror Clive Barker's Thief of Always is a fable appealing to horror and fantasy fans young and old. Now IDW brings you...

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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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Michele H. Bogart, Bogart, Michele H., Very Fine, Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997, 1st thus, 9781560987666, 8 inches, 8 inches, xvi, 390 pages, 99 black & white photographs, Softcover, wraps, English

From the Publisher: Bogart's groundbreaking consideration of public art as a topic for serious scholarly consideration examines the sustained and...

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Tsuneo Nakamura, Nakamura, Tsuneo, Fine, Chronicle, San Francisco, 1988, 1st, 9 inches, 10.5 inches, 66 pages, 87 color photos, softcover, French wraps, English

Color underwater photography.

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Alan Aldridge, Aldridge, Alan, Near Fine (covers rubbed), New York, Ballantine, 1982, 1st American, 0345302389, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 76 pages, over 76 color illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

A celebration of one of the most dazzling, offbeat, and original artists of our time. This extraordinary full-color book tells the whole Alan Aldridge story...

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Once Upon A Cloud - Signed
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Claire Keane, Keane, Claire, Signed by the artist, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (spine ends or corners may be lightly bumped, otherwise new and unread), New York, Dial Books, 2015, 10.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 40 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Claire's first children's picture book. Illustrated in her favorite medium: pastel. From the publisher: Fresh from her work on Frozen and Tangled,...

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The Vesha Valentine Story: A Pin-Up Story Book
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Des Taylor, Taylor, Des, Very Fine, Slave Labor Graphics, San Jose, 2011, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.5 inches, 88 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A picture biography of a fictional pin-up girl. A character created by British designer Des Taylor for an advertising campaign. Filled with excellent...

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Exotiquarium: Album Art from the Space Age
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Jennifer McKnight-Trontz, McKnight-Trontz, Jennifer, Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, St. Martin's Griffin, 1999, 1st, 9780312201333, 7.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 130 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Take a giddy guided tour through the greatest moments of 1950s and 1960s spage-age pop and exotica. From newly rediscovered...

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Bill Presing, Presing, Bill, Very Fine, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2016, 1st, 9781452145372, 1452145377, 7 inches, 4 3/4 inches, 6 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, English

A collection of temporary tattoos based on strong women such as astronauts, athletes, pilots and more. Bill Presing is a story artist at Pixar and also...

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1998 Pin-Up Calendar
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Very Fine, Christine Karas, Karas, Christine, Girlieworld, 1997, 1st, 28 pages, 16 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Paintings by Karas.

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Here We Go Again
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Virgil Partch, VG (spine worn with some splitting, edges rubbed), Partch, Virgil, Duell Sloan & Pearce, 1951, Later printing, pictorial boards

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VG (edges darkened otherwise quite flat & NF), Lester Del Rey, Del Rey, Lester, Ballantine/SFBC, 1975, 1st, Softcover, wraps

A collection of sci-fi pulp covers featuring 18 by Frank Paul, five by Earle Bergey, three by Alex Schomburg, and others.

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The Horns Of Elfland
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Charles Vess, Fine, Vess, Charles, Archival Press, 1979, 1st, wraps, English

A collection of several early stories by Vess.

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Turning Point
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Don Martin, NF (rubber stamp on first page), Lacampagne, Robert J., Martin, Don, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1970, wraps, English

In this school anthology, Don Martin illustrates a fable "The Blind Man and the Tortoise" with 11 full-page drawings.

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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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John Vassos, Good ex-library copy (quite worn), Vassos, John, Dover, 1976, 1st, wraps

A well-worn copy of this title which has reproductions made from the original gouaches.

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Limited to 5000 copies each with an original silkscreen print bound in, Near Fine (remainder mark on bottom edge), Jean Charlot, Morse, Peter, Charlot, Jean, Capra Press, 1978, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 64 pages, 29 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

"The pre-eminent medium of popular art is the print, which can bring knowledge, pleasure and new values to millions of people never reached by the museum or...

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Nemo #16
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Joseph Clement Coll, VF, Coll, Joseph Clement, Fantagraphics, 1985, 1st, wraps

Joseph Clement Coll. Herriman's Baron Bean. Corto Maltese.

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Landscapes And Voices
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Frans Masereel, Fine, Masereel, Frans, Schocken, 1988, 1st, wraps, English

Frans Masereel woodcuts of European urban and rural life, first published in Germany in 1929. Not a picture novel but a collection of lovely evocative...

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Yank
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Steve Kluger, VF/Fine, Kluger, Steve, St. Martin's, 1991, 1st, cloth, English

“World War II from the Guys Who Brought You Victory Irwin Shaw William Saroyan Andy Rooney Walter Bernstein Merle Miller The Original...

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Scribblings 1 - Signed
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Dean Yeagle, Yeagle, Dean, Caged Beagle, 2003, Later, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Dean's first collection of sketches and drawings. Signed by the artist.

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Scribblings 2 - Signed
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Signed by the artist, Near Fine (scratches on cover), Dean Yeagle, Yeagle, Dean, Caged Beagle, 2004, Later, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

A  collection of sketches and drawings by the longtime East Coast animator who began drawing cartoons for Playboy in 2000. His drawings of females...

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Scribblings 3 - Signed
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Dean Yeagle, Yeagle, Dean, Caged Beagle, 2006, Later, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

A Third collection of sketches and drawings by the longtime East Coast animator who began drawing cartoons for Playboy in 2000. His drawings of females are...

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Sarah Dungan, Signed by the artist, VF, Dungan, Sarah, 2008, 1st, wraps

"The Art of Sarah Dungan, Volume 2." A collection of illustrations related sketches by this Berkeley-based animator/artist. A nice series of storybook...

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Medusa
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Chris Achilleos, NF (slight shelf wear), Suckling, Nigel, Achilleos, Chris, Paper Tiger, 1988, Later, wraps, English

The third book of illustrations by Chris Achilleos' (after Beauty and the Beast and Sirens). Foreword by Patrick Woodruffe. Brief biography. Six...

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Eugene Atget, VF, Atget, Eugene, J. Paul Getty Museum, 2000, 1st, French wraps, English

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Animal Inn
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Very Good+/Very Good+, Milo Winter, Moe, Virginia, Winter, Milo, Houghton Mifflin, 1946, 176 pages, over 75 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

"The Stories of a Trailside Museum." Tales of various animals who have been brought to the museum, well-illustrated with charming detailed pen drawings...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Dean Yeagle, Yeagle, Dean, Caged Beagle, 2005, Later printing, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

This is a book-length pantomime cartoon of Mandy and her dog’s morning escapades. Signed by the artist.

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The Mural At The Waverly Inn
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Edward Sorel, Very Fine in Very Fine dust jacket, Gallagher, Dorothy, Sorel, Edward, Pantheon, 2008, 1st, boards, English

Includes a 58" fold-out mural.

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Moritat & Gregory Manchess, Fine, Rowley, Christopher, Moritat, Tor, 2010, 1st, color wraps

Cover art by Gregory Manchess.

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Netherworld Book 3: Money Shot
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Moritat & Gregory Manchess, Fine, Rowley, Christopher, Moritat, Tor, 2010, 1st, color wraps

Cover art by Gregory Manchess.

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Signed by both Mark Schultz & Wm Stout, Very Fine, Charles R. Knight, Mark Schultz, Knight, Mark Schultz, Charles R., G.T. Labs, 2005, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 128 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

A previously unpublished autobiography by the renown paleontological artist. Featuring 14 full-page black & white illustrations by Mark Schultz....

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Fine, Mike Ploog, Ash & Eric Nolen-Weathington, Roger, Ploog, Mike, TwoMorrows Publishing, 2008, 1st, 9781605490076, 1605490075, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 120 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the Publisher: In the 1970s, horror comics were huge—and no one drew werewolves, swamp creatures, and demonic motorcyclists better than Mike...

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