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Joelle Chariau, Holly Brubach, Rene Gruau, Chariau, Holly Brubach, Joelle, Gruau, Rene, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Munich, Prestel, 2021, 1st, 9783791388014, 12.75 inches, 10.5 inches, 240 pages, 133 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A beautifully produced art book devoted to one of the greatest illustrator-designers of the twentieth century. Over 120 full-page color illustrations...

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Lady: Lisa Lyon (1st Printing)
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Very Fine, Robert Mapplethorpe, Chatwin, Bruce, Mapplethorpe, Robert, Viking Press, 1983, 1st, 0670430137, Softcover, wraps, English

Robert Mapplethorpe's photographic celebration of American female bodybuilding pioneer Lisa Lyon.  115 black and white photos by the legendary...

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Lady: Lisa Lyon - Inscribed 1st
  $150.00
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Bruce Chatwin, Robert Mapplethorpe, Chatwin, Bruce, Mapplethorpe, Robert, Warmly inscribed by Lisa Lyo, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (some slight yellowing to pages edges, some slight yellowing and wear to dustjacket), New York, Viking Press, 1983, 1st, 0670430137, 11 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, 115 black & white photographs, Hardcover, boards, English

Warmly inscribed by Lisa Lyon on the half-title: "For Kent with Love XX / Lisa Lyon / LA '83" Robert Mapplethorpe's photographic celebration of...

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The Glamor Girls of Don Flowers
  $60.00
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Alex Chun, Don Flowers, Chun, Alex, Flowers, Don, Near Fine (mild cover wear, mild rubbing to lower front corner, spine sound, interior clean), Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2005, 1st, 9781560977131, 7.75 inches, 5.75 inches, 296 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

When the life of Don Flowers was cut short in 1968 by the ill effects of emphysema, he left behind a career in newspaper cartooning that spanned more than...

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The Glamour Girls of Bill Ward
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Alex Chun, Bill Ward, Chun, Alex, Ward, Bill, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to the edges of the vellum dustjacket), Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2003, 1st, 9781560975311, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 176 pages, over 100 black & white illustrations, with 72 pages in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print in hardcover. Over 100 black & white illustrations, with 72 pages in color. The majority of the images in this volume were drawn between...

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The Glamour Girls of Bill Ward
  $60.00
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Alex Chun, Bill Ward, Chun, Alex, Ward, Bill, Near Fine (light one-inch crease to the front cover, otherwise Fine), Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2007, 1st paperback, 9781560978466, 12 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, over 100 black & white illustrations, with 72 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, English

The paperback edition of this gorgeous monograph on Bill Ward. The majority of the images in this volume were drawn between 1956 and 1963 when Ward was...

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The Pin-Up Art of Bill Wenzel
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Alex Chun, Bill Wenzel, Chun, Alex, Wenzel, Bill, Fine, Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2005, 1st, 7.75 inches, 5.75 inches, 200 pages, black & white with color highlights, softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. One of the most prolific pin-up artists of the 20th Century finally gets his due. No other pin-up cartoon artist over a 30-year period...

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Alex Chun, Dan DeCarlo, Chun, Alex, DeCarlo, Dan, Very Fine, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2007, 1st, 9781560978794, 7.75 inches, 5.75 inches, 216 pages, over 200 two-color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: For more than 40 years, Dan DeCarlo was best known for his definitive rendition of Archie Comics' Betty and Veronica, two of comics'...

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Alex Chun, Dan DeCarlo, Chun, Alex, DeCarlo, Dan, Very Good+ (mild crease to the back cover and light bend to the last 20 pages, otherwise only light wear to the covers, very flat, tight, clean), Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2007, 1st, 9781560978794, 7.75 inches, 5.75 inches, 216 pages, over 200 two-color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: For more than 40 years, Dan DeCarlo was best known for his definitive rendition of Archie Comics' Betty and Veronica, two of comics'...

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The Pin-Up Art of Humorama
  $90.00
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Alex Chun, Jacob Covey, Chun, Jacob Covey, Alex, Very Fine (very flat, tight, clean), Seattle, Fantagraphics Publishing, 2011, 1st, 9781560979593, 7.75 inches, 5.75 inches, 216 pages, two-color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: During the 1950s, Abe Goodman -- brother of Marvel Comics publisher Martin Goodman -- was the largest buyer of cartoons in the world....

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Irwin Chusid, Barbara Economon, Jim Flora, Chusid, Barbara Economon, Irwin, Flora, Jim, Very Good+ (moderate wear to covers, interior Fine), Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2007, 1st, 10 inches, 11 inches, 180 pages, over 200 color illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

The Curiously Sinister Art of Jim Flora (2007) contains fine art works that were unknown when The Mischievous Art of Jim Flora was published (2004). The...

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Irwin Chusid, Barbara Economon, Jim Flora, Chusid, Barbara Economon, Irwin, Flora, Jim, Very Good+ (moderate cover wear, interior Fine, sharp, clean), Seattle, Fantagraphics Books, 2009, 1st, 9781606991596, 10 inches, 11 inches, 180 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: "A third collection of amusing nightmares from the demonic wand of Jim Flora. "Jim Flora (1914­-1998), long admired for...

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Butcher Billy's Strange Fantasy
  $55.00
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Frederic Claquin, Butcher Billy, Claquin, Frederic, Butcher Billy, Very Fine, Herscher, Paris, 2018, 9782733504017, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 192 pages, 500 color illustrations, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, French

From the publisher: Illustrator Butcher Billy specializes in pop culture mashups between post-punk icons and comic book superheroes. A great lover of...

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Paulo Coelho, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Coelho, Paulo, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine in Fine dustjacket (tiny bumps to tips of lower corners otherwise Fine), New York, HarperCollins, 1993, 5th, 9780060192501, 9.5 inches, 6 inches, 198 pages, 33 color plates, hardcover, cloth spine, English

Moebius illustrates this edition of the bestselling New Age fable with 33 beautiful jewel-like paintings. From the publisher: Since its publication...

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Inscribed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine in Near Fine bellyband (small nick to edge of belly band), Ada Cole, Kevin Dart, Cole, Ada, Dart, Kevin, Fleet Street Scandal, 2009, 1st, 9 inches, 12 inches, 72 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. Inscribed by the artist with a very nice drawing dated in the year of publication. An entertaining imagined history of the 1960s Yuki 7...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine in Very Fine belly band, Ada Cole, Kevin Dart, Cole, Ada, Dart, Kevin, Fleet Street Scandal, 2009, 1st, 9 inches, 12 inches, 72 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. An entertaining imagined history of the 1960s Yuki 7 franchise! The books, the films, the phenomenon! This book includes behind-the-scenes...

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Mort Kunstler, SIGNED by the artist, Fine/Fine, Commager, Henry Steele, Kunstler, Mort, Abrams, 1986, 1st, cloth

Kunstler was a popular illustrator of paperback covers and men’s adventure magazines. In the 1970s, he made a transition into a painter of American...

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Very Fine in shrinkwrap, Boris Vallejo, Commentary by Philip Jose Farmer, Vallejo, Boris, Workman, 1997, 1st, 12 inches, 12 inches, 24 pages, 13 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

A series of paintings, many never otherwise published.

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The Most of John Held Jr.
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Mark Connelly, John Held Jr, Connelly, Mark, Held, Jr, John, Very Good+ in Very Good price-clipped dustjacket (holes and fading to the endpapers, interior clean, corners sharp, dustjacket is worn with closed tear, stains and a tape repair), Stephen Greene Press, Brattleboro, VT, 1972, 1st, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 144 pages, 117 illustrations, 38 pages in color, hardcover, cloth, English

The best collection of this artist's work to date. This monograph covers all aspects of Held's stunning work: pen & ink, woodcuts, watercolors, &...

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Mark Stock: Paintings (Signed)
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Inscribed by the artist and dated 2006, Fine/Near Fine (dustjacket spine sunned), Mark Stock, Conrad, Barnaby, III, Stock, Mark, Metropolitan, 2000, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, English

The only monograph on this contemporary realist painter whose images have a strong narrative element and often used 1920s-40s period details. A visual...

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John Register, Warm personal inscription from the author dated 1992, Fine/NF, Conrad, III, Barnaby, Register, John, Chronicle, 1989, 1st, cloth, English

The first major monograph (of two) on this contemporary realist painter of California's arid urban landscape: diners, coffee shops, bus and train stations,...

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Comic Book Creator 6: Swampmen
  $45.00
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Jon Cooke, Cooke, Jon, Very Fine, Raleigh, NC, TwoMorrows Publishing, 2014, 1st, 978-1-60549-057-1, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 192 pages, black & white and 8 color pages, Softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. From the publisher: COMIC BOOK CREATOR #6 presents SWAMPMEN: MUCK-MONSTERS AND THEIR MAKERS, the second double-size CBC Annual, examining...

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Fletcher Martin
  $100.00
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Fletcher Martin, Fine/Fine, Cooke, Jr., H. Lester, Martin, Fletcher, Abrams, 1977, 1st, cloth

One of two major monographs on Fletcher Martin (1904-1979), a painter-muralist-illustrator.

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Slightly Sour Grapes
  $60.00
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Evelyne Love Cooper, Russell Patterson, Gilbert Bundy, Abner Dean, Cooper, Evelyne Love, Patterson, Gilbert Bundy, Abner Dean, Russell, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, James Collins, New York, 1934, 1st, 7.5 inches, 5.25 inches, 64 pages, 23 black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

From the pages of Judge, Life, Ballyhoo, and University, light verse about urban sophisticates. With 15 illustrations by Patterson, 4 by Gilvert Bundy, 3 by...

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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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Mark Cotta Vaz, Cotta Vaz, Mark, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Del Rey Books, New York, 2002, 1st, 12.1 inches, 9.4 inches, 224 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, English

Art by Ryan Church, Erik Tiemens, Iain McCaig, Doug Chiang, and others. From the publisher: Filled with stunning examples of beautiful,...

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2001 Apres Jesus Christ
  $200.00
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Jean-Luc Coudray, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Coudray, Jean-Luc, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light rubbing to the otherwise sharp corners, bright, clean), Paris, Stardom, 2000, 1st, 978-2908766509, 7 inches, 9.5 inches, 40 pages, 19 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"2001 AD." A novella with 19 full-page color illustrations by Moebius. Self-published by Moebius' Stardom publishing company.

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Enrique Iniesta Coullaut-Valera, Jose Segrelles, Coullaut-Valera, Enrique Iniesta, Segrelles, Jose, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (light shelfwear, mild edgewear to dustjacket), Madrid, Instituto Calasanz de Ciencias de la Educacion, 1998, 1st, 9788472781917, 11 inches, 10 inches, xviii, 176 pages, 88 full-page color and monochrome illustrations and 125 smaller illustrations, softcover, wraps

The story of St. Jose de Calasanz, told in a series of 88 beautiful paintings by Segrelles reproduced as full-page illustrations with an accompanying text...

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Miguel Covarrubias Caricatures
  $300.00
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Miguel Covarrubias, VG+/NF (upper right corners of the book are badly bumped otherwise the book is clean and very sound), Cox and Denna Jones Anderson, Beverly J., Covarrubias, Miguel, Smithsonian Institute Press, 1985, 1st, cloth

From the collection of Disney animator Ollie Johnson. A monograph devoted to Covarrubias' caricature work. Produced for an exhibition by the National...

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Miguel Covarrubias Caricatures
  $150.00
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Miguel Covarrubias, NF/NF (top edge is slightly foxed, the dustjacket's rear panel is scuffed), Cox and Denna Jones Anderson, Beverly J., Covarrubias, Miguel, Smithsonian Institute Press, 1985, 1st, cloth

Covarrubias (1904-1957) was the premiere caricaturist in the U.S. in the period between the suicide of Ralph Barton and the rise of Al Hirschfeld. This...

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Tom Lea: An Oral History
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Rebecca Craver, Adair Margo, Tom Lea, Craver, Adair Margo, Rebecca, Lea, Tom, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, El Paso, Western Press/University of Texas, 1995, 1st, 9780874042344, 11.25 inches, 8.4 inches, 187 pages, 30 color plates and numerous black & white illustrations and photographs, Hardcover, cloth, English

Illustrator Tom Lea (1907-2001) lead a fascinating life. He traveled, painted WPA murals during the depression, and as a war correspondent he went to the...

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Saracinesca (1899) 2 Volume Set
  $110.00
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Orson Lowell, Crawford, F. Marion, Lowell, Orson, Near Fine. A very sharp copy, Macmillan, New York, 1899, 1st, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, ix, 376 + vii, 346, 12 photogravure plates, 88 black & white text illustrations and decorations, Hardcover, decorative cloth, English

Orson Lowell's most famous illustrated book. Lowell was one of the great turn-of-the-century pen & ink illustrators and a Society of Illustrators Hall...

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Alastair Crompton, Frank Hampson, Frank Hampson, Crompton, Frank Hampson, Alastair, Hampson, Frank, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, PS Publishing, London, 2010, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 216 pages, color illustrations, softcover, boards

A full colour illustrated biography of Frank Hampson, with the best of his original artwork finally printed as it was meant to be seen! The book is...

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Luca Crova, Adolfo Castelli, Mino Milani, Aldo di Gennaro, Crova, Adolfo Castelli, Mino Milani, Luca, di Gennaro, Aldo, Near Fine (3/8" scrape marring the back cover, otherwise only light cover wear, very flat, tight, clean), Florence, Glamour International, 2001, 8.25 inches, 6.325 inches, 304 pages, profusely illustrated in black & white with 160 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

Glamour International needed a triple-length book to encompass the career of Aldo di Gennaro, one of Italy's most prolific and multitalented artists....

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Oriole Cullen, Francis Marshall, Cullen, Oriole, Marshall, Francis, Very Fine, Victoria & Albert Publishing, London, 2018, 1st, 10 inches, 7.75 inches, 160 pages, 140 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, English

The first book on Francis Marshall since his own art instruction books! From the publisher: This book opens an exciting archive of fashion...

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Julie Cummins, VF/VF, Cummins, Julie, PBC, 1998, 1st, cloth, English

55 contemporary illustrators each receive a two-to-four page profile with two-to-eight illustrations. Each illustration is accompanied by the artist's...

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Tunnicliffe's Birdlife
  $70.00
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C. F. Tunnicliffe, Fine/NF (dust jacket slightly sunned), Cusa, Noel, Tunnicliffe, C. F., Clive Holloway, 1985, 1st, cloth

A collection of this British illustrator's watercolors of his homeland's native birds.

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Maxfield Parrish
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Laurence S. Cutler, Judy Goffman Cutler, Maxfield Parrish, Cutler, Judy Goffman Cutler, Laurence S., Parrish, Maxfield, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (mild wear), Crescent, New York, 1993, 3rd, 14.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 112 pages, 94 color and 12 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

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Marvin D. Cone, VF/VF, Czestochowski, Joseph S, Cone, Marvin D., Dutton, 1985, 1st, cloth

"Marvin Cone did not fit the popular conception of an artist; neither did he share a sense of mission about regionalism. He was highly respected by his...

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AndrewSteven Damsits, Barry Klugerman, Roy Krenkel, Damsits, Barry Klugerman, AndrewSteven, Krenkel, Roy, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2020, 1st, 9781684055197, 13.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 316 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This Roy Krenkel book features the best reproduction of any book on the artist. Full color scans of the original art. From the publisher: Roy G....

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Les Daniels, Daniels, Les, Very Fine, New York, Watson-Guptill Publications, 2003, 9780823079193, 0823079198, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 272 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

An updated edition (2003) with 16 additional pages. From the publisher: Now updated, expanded, and available in paperbackthe definitive chronicle of...

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Mark Tansey, Fine/Fine, Danto, Arthur C., Tansey, Mark, Abrams, 1992, 1st, cloth

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Harry Rountree, Fine/VG+ price-clipped dust jacket (dust jacket corners rubbed), Darwin, Bernard, Rountree, Harry, Storey Communications, 1988, 1st thus, cloth

Rountree was an avid golfer and illustrated several golf books, however this title is his most famous golf book by far. A tour of Britain's golf courses...

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Bernard Darwin, Harry Rountree, Darwin, Bernard, Rountree, Harry, Near Fine in Very Good+ price-clipped dustjacket (topedge lightly spotted, dustjacket edge rubbed with two small closed tears), Storey Communications, Pownal, VT, 1988, 1st thus, 9.4 inches, 7.4 inches, 290 pages, 50 color and 14 black & white plates, hardcover, cloth, English

British illustrator Harry Rountree was an avid golfer, illustrating several golf books--and this title is his most famous golf book by far. Rountree created...

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Jazz Graphics: David Stone Martin
  $300.00
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Manek Daver, David Stone Martin, Daver, Manek, Martin, David Stone, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (very slight shelfwear, very flat, tight, clean), Graphic-sha Publishing, Tokyo, 1991, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 160 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps

The only book on this illustrator and record album cover artist. All the text is in both English and Japanese. A very sharp copy of a hard to find...

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Forever Christmas
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Tasha Tudor, VF/VF, Davis, Harry, Tudor, Tasha, Little Brown, 2000, 1st, cloth

" Forever Christmas is a celebration of a joyous holiday and of one inspired artist's preparation for, and exultation of, the day. That artist is Tasha...

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Tom Davis, Bob Kuhn, Davis, Tom, Kuhn, Bob, Signed by the artist on a special page, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (spine slightly sunned), Camden, SC, Briar Patch Press, 1989, 1st, 0922724105, 11 inches, 12 inches, 200 pages, over 100 color plates and numerous black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A coffee table art book devoted to the great wildlife painter Bob Kuhn (1920-2007).Kuhn painted hundreds of book and magazine covers before devoting himself...

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Gruau
  $100.00
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Gilles de Bure, Rene Gruau, de Bure, Gilles, Gruau, Rene, Very Good+ (mild wear), Paris, Herscher, 1989, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 192 pages, 235 color illustrations, softcover, French wraps, French

A career retrospective of the most celebrated and iconic French illustrator/poster artist/designer of the twentieth century who specialized in fashion &...

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