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Malcolm Smith, Smith, Malcolm, Very Fine, Shasta Publishers, Los Angeles, 1951, 1st, 7.75 inches, 19.5 inches, two-color, English

A pristine unfolded dustjacket from the archive of Shasta Publishers. A beautiful example of mid-century design and printing. A first printing dustjacket...

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Mel Hunter, Hunter, Mel, Very Fine, Shasta Publishers, Los Angeles, 1953, 1st, 8 inches, 20 inches, color, English

A pristine unfolded dustjacket from the archive of Shasta Publishers. A beautiful example of mid-century design and printing. A first printing dustjacket...

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Malcolm Smith, Smith, Malcolm, Very Fine, Shasta Publishers, Los Angeles, 1951, 2nd, 7.5 inches, 19.5 inches, color, English

Original movie tie-in dust jacket for the film The Thing From Another World from 1951. This accompanied a quite scarce second printing from Shasta...

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Katsuya Terada, Terada, Katsuya, Inscribed by the artist with a fullpage ink drawing of the Monkey King, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (upper rear corner bent slightly inward, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2014, 1st, 9781593073794, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 200 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing inscribed by the artist with a fullpage ink drawing of the Monkey King on a blank white page. Out of print. From the publisher:...

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The Sports Art of Bart Forbes
  $35.00
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Bart Forbes, Forbes, Bart, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Beckett Publications, Dallas, TX, 1998, 1st, 12.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 144 pages, over 150 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the dustjacket: Internationally acclaimed artist Bart Forbes has been capturing the essence of sport for nearly 30 years. His versatility is...

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H. R. Giger's Biomechanics
  $225.00
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H. R. Giger, Giger, H. R., Only light edge wear otherwise Very Fine (very flat, tight, clean, and glossy), Zug, Switzerland, Edition C, 1988, 1st, 3890825273, 16.75 inches, 12 inches, 100 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, German

This is a beautiful first edition / first printing of this early Giger book, showcasing his career and works up to that time. This is a Swiss edition with...

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The Album Cover Album
  $35.00
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Roger Dean, Hipnosis (Storm Thorgerson), Dean, Hipnosis (Storm Thorgerson), Roger, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (several short tears to the edges, light wear), Dragon's World / Paper Tiger, Surrey, UK, 1977, 1st, 12 inches, 12 inches, 160 pages, 550 color and 50 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Album cover graphics and design and a nostalgic trip through the 70s. This is the relatively scarce hardcover edition. If you are a fan with the paperback...

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Sentinel (1979)
  $100.00
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Strother MacMinn, Syd Mead, MacMinn, Strother, Mead, Syd, Very Good (moderate corner wear, mild thumbdents to the covers, bump and wear to the tail of the spine, 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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Gruau (1999)
  $350.00
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Joelle Chariau, Rene Gruau, Chariau, Joelle, Gruau, Rene, Very Good+ in Fine dustjacket (corners lightly bumped, one lower corner scuffed, rear hinge wear, very flat, clean), New York, te Neues, 1999, 1st, 9783823809982, 14.25 inches, 10.6 inches, 176 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the dustjacket: With his fluid lines, graceful poses, and bold use of color, Rene Gruau was a master at conveying fashion's sensual promise to...

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Lore Premiere Edition
  $150.00
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T. P. Louise, Ashley Wood, Louise, T. P., Wood, Ashley, Very Fine, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2008, 1st, 9781600102196, 12.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 288 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. Collects Lore (2003) #1-6. Written by Ashley Wood and T.P. Louise. Art and cover by Ashley wood. About 50% comics and art, 50% prose, plus an...

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Cleworth: AN ARTFULLlife
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Harold Cleworth, Cleworth, Harold, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Design Studio Press, Culver City, CA, 2015, 9781624650161, 11 inches, 11 inches, 168 pages, color and black & white illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: "The painter laureate of the car" --AutoWeek Be dazzled by gorgeous paintings from award-winning automotive artist Harold...

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Dan Quarnstrom, Quarnstrom, Dan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Design Studio Press, Culver City, CA, 2015, 9781933492711, 9 inches, 11 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: During the 1960s, out-of-this-world automobiles took America by storm, care of pioneering custom car designers like Ed "Big Daddy"...

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