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Venise Celeste - First Printing
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (bump to the bottom edge of the front board (cover), very light wear at the spine ends, otherwise very sharp, tight and clean) issued without dustjacket, Aedena, Paris, 1984, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.75 inches, 104 pages, over 175 illustrations, about half in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This was the first art book published by Moebius' own publishing company Aedena. For this book, Moebius collects his work based upon the locations he was...

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Signed by the artists with a drawing, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in Fine slipcase, Creaturebox (Greg Baldwin & Dave Guertin), Creaturebox (Greg Baldwin & Dave Guertin), CreatureBox, 2012, 1st, 9780615668543, 12.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 140 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. This copy is signed by both artists and inscribed "Ted! Thanks for everything!" It includes: an original 4.25" x 5.5" sketch card, a...

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Harvey Kurtzman, Will Elder, Kurtzman, Will Elder, Harvey, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (corners and spine ends appear sharp, but upper front corner pushed slightly inward, lower rear corner lightly blunted, gift inscription on the front free endpaper, pages bright, flat, and undente, Playboy Press, Chicago, 1966, 1st, 14 inches, 10.75 inches, 128 pages, color, hardcover, red cloth, English

A sharp copy of the 1966 first edition. It boasts the best reproduction of these 26 painted comic book stories AND in an extra-large format. The largest...

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John Seerey-Lester, Fine/Fine (dust jacket slightly rubbed), Seerey-Lester, John, Mill Pond Press, 1991, 1st, cloth, English

"From a tiny goldfish to an awesome grizzly, Seerey-Lester depicts a variety of animals. "With each animal, he takes care to portray its unique...

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Successful Drawing
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Andrew Loomis, VG+ (spine ends frayed, boards showing at bottom corners, interior clean & Fine), Loomis, Andrew, Viking, 1951, 1st, cloth

The emphasis in Loomis' fourth book is perspective. However the final two sections: Drawing the Figure in Costume and A Gallery of Drawings are primarily...

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Norman Lindsay's Pen Drawings
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Norman Lindsay, VG+ (oversize covers worn along edges and spine, internally only light foxing on a few text pages, flat & clean), Lindsay, Norman, Angus & Robertson, 1931, 1st, wraps

This book largely reproduces the contents of the 1918 Pen Drawings of Norman Lindsay, however there are several plates exclusive to this edition. Excellent...

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Bruno Liljefors: The Peerless Eye
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Very Good+/Near Fine (slight binding flaw--a small gap between the first and second signatures - otherwise attractive copy), Bruno Liljefors, Hill, Martha, Liljefors, Bruno, Allen, 1987, 1st, 174 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth

Liljefors (1860-1939) was a bird & wildlife painter, one of the first of the modern school.

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Frank Brangwyn, Limited to 1000 copies, NF (very bright, clean,, Rutter, Frank, Brangwyn, Frank, F. Lewis, 1933, 1st, cloth

This beautiful monograph is devoted to Brangwyn's most famous mural commission begun in 1925 and completed in 1932 ("The huge British Empire Panels are...

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Shag, Shag, One of only 99 copies with a signed & numbered silkscreen print, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Baby Tattoo, Los Angeles, 2009, 1st, 10 inches, 13 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An exclusive Shag print and book set released at the C2E2 convention in Chicago April 16-18 2010. The print is a 12 x 9 inch, 3-color screen print...

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Ashley Wood, Signed by the artist, VF, Wood, Ashley, IDW, 2002, 1st, wraps, English

A mint copy, signed by Ashley, of this art collection. Tighter work/painting than his output in recent years.

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Ashley Wood, Signed by the artist, VF, Wood, Ashley, IDW, 2004, 1st, wraps

A mint copy, signed by Ashley, of this art collection. Tighter work/painting than his output in recent years.

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Jon Foster, Fenner, Cathy & Arnie, Foster, Jon, One of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase, Underwood Books, Nevada City, CA, 2006, 1st deluxe limited edition, 12.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 176 pages, 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

“Like the great Frazetta (and St. John before him) Jon Foster has the ability to freeze time, to capture action in mid-swing and mid-air. That is a...

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Drawers 2.0 (Fine)
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Le Cycliste, Bordeaux, 2005, 2912249740, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, 144 pages, over 650 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French English

This is the revised and expanded 144-page edition of Drawers, the retrospective of Claire Wendling's work in comics, games, animation, and illustration....

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Peter Bialobrzeski, Bialobrzeski, Peter, Near Fine, Berlin, Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2004, 1st, 978-3775713948, 9.6 inches, 12 inches, 112 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"In Neon Tigers, I merge the seven Asian cities of Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Jakarta, Singapore, and Shenzhen into a virtual megatropolis....

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The Book of Virgil Finlay
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #167 of 1050 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1975, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, over 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A pristine copy of the first Finlay collection. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork. With an extra color plate (1964 - A Question...

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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), #137 of 999 copies, Near Fine (small pinprick nick along the spine, very small bump to the top of the spine and the lower rear corner), Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2013, 1st thus, 9781594650543, 16 inches, 12 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An oversize edition beautifully printed on thick uncoated matte stock with wonderful blacks and even better color. This is the best printing this album has...

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Simon Bisley, Bisley, Simon, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Rockville Centre, NY, Heavy Metal, 2004, 1st, 9781932413151, 1932413154, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A passion project of Simon Bisley's to illustrate the Bible, this collection of full-page drawings and paintings of scenes from the Bible was published in...

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Empire
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Phil Hale, Hale, Phil, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, threeA, Hong Kong, 2012, 1st, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 175 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A very thick, 12 x 12 inch, 176 page collection of new drawings, photographs and collages by Phil Hale. Also contains an interview with the artist.

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Linda Jacobson, Harry Carmean, Jacobson, Linda, Carmean, Harry, Very Good+ (cover edges rubbed and discolored), Borden Publishing Company, Alhambra, 1975, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, 105 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

105 dynamic life drawings by this revered Art Center instructor--the only living artist that was ever included in this Master Draughtsman Series. Quite...

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Near Fine (moderate cover rubbing and edge wear), Kodansha, Tokyo, 1996, 1st revised, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 170 pages, over 100 color illustrations, softcover, wraps

Four sections: industrial design, motion pictures, fantasy, and drawings & sketches. The motion picture section features Star Trek, Tron, Blade...

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Rockin' Jelly Bean, Rockin' Jelly Bean, Limited to 200 numbered copies, Very Fine, Justin Ishmael, Los Angeles, 2020, 1st, 30 inches, 15 inches, color, English

Revenge Of The Galligantus by Rockin' Jelly Bean and officially licensed by Famous Monsters of Filmland. Screenprinted poster. Edition of 200. Hand...

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Alex Nino, Nino, Alex, One of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine plates in a Near Fine folder (light wear), Schanes & Schanes, San Diego, 1978, 1st, 16 inches, 11 inches, black & white illustrations, English

Eleven incredible pen & ink illustrations by Alex Nino telling the allegorical story of a mother and child fighting evil forces. Nino returns to...

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Berni Wrightson, Wrightson, Berni, One of 2000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Fine-Very Fine plates in a Near Fine envelope, Tyrannosaurus Press, New York, 1978, 1st, 15.75 inches, 11 inches, black & white illustrations, English

This was the second of three portfolios publishing selected illustrations for Berni Wrightson's Frankenstein project. This portfolio features the very...

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Stuart Davis: A Catalogue Raisonne - 3 Vol. Set
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Ani Boyajian, Mark Rutkoski, Stuart Davis, Boyajian, Mark Rutkoski, Ani, Davis, Stuart, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Yale Art Gallery / Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2007, 1st, 12.5 inches, 10 inches, 386+710+478 pages, 990 color and 1220 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

2008 George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award, Art Libraries Society of North America 2007 Honorable Mention, Award for Excellence, Art and Art History,...

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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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Joseph Michael Linsner, Linsner, Joseph Michael, #1214 of 1250 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket in Near Fine slipcase (uneven fading to the edges of the slipcase), Image, Orange, CA, 2002, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 192 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

The Special Edition featuring 16 extra pages of paintings, a variant dustjacket, and a cloth slipcase. Out of print in hardcover and softcover. A 2002...

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Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, DC Comics, 2010, 1st, 9781401227821, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

A very sharp first printing of Adam's out-of-print art book. Reproducing most of Adam's covers from his 20 years (at the time of publication) with DC...

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Sentinel (1979)
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Strother MacMinn, Syd Mead, MacMinn, Strother, Mead, Syd, Very Good (moderate corner wear, mild thumbdents to the covers, spine unbroken, 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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Roy Krenkel, Krenkel, Roy, Only light wear to edges of the onlaid plate, otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket (corners sharp, tight, clean), Eclipse, Forestville, 1989, 1st, 13.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 152 pages, 3 color illustrations and over 200 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth with an onlaid plate, English

This extensive collection of Krenkel art was supervised & designed by the artist himself just before his death. Collects pen & ink and pencil...

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Eric Kroll, Bill Ward, Kroll, Eric, Ward, Bill, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine belly band, Koln, Taschen, 2006, 13.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This massive tome on Ward includes the most extensive and intimate biography of the artist extant. Out of print. From the publisher: "Ward's women...

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Joseph Augusta, Zdenek Burian, Augusta, Joseph, Burian, Zdenek, Prev owner's name and date Feb. 1957 neatly written on the front free endpaper otherwise Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket) in remnants of cardboard slipcase (split along the seams), Spring Books, London, 1958, 1st, 14 inches, 10 inches, 47 pages + 60 plates pages, 30 color and 30 black & white plates, hardcover, cloth, English

A beautiful copy of this sixty year old volume in the famous Augusta-Burian prehistoric life series. This volume is devoted to the dinosaurs. From the...

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2001 Apres Jesus Christ
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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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Overkill: The Art of Tomer Hanuka
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Tomer Hanuka, Hanuka, Tomer, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Berkeley, Gingko Press, 2011, 2nd, 978-1-58423-465-4, 12.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 104 pages, 85 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Compressed visual narratives are Tomer Hanuka's stock-in-trade. He's an illustrator by occupation, but his book...

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Art Scott, Robert McGinnis, Scott, Art, McGinnis, Robert, Very Fine, Boston, Pond, 2001, 2nd, 0966677641, 9.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 144 pages, over 370 color illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

A complete listing of the 1068 titles and 1432 editions of the paperback cover illustrations of Robert McGinnis. Over 250 paperback covers are reproduced,...

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F*** It Number Four
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, 3A Publishing, Kowloon, 2012, 1st, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 56 pages, color illustrations on every page, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Ashley's self-published collection of paintings features unexpurgated images in full color on heavy paper between hard covers. All the paintings are...

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Raw F*** It Number One
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, 3A Publishing, Kowloon, 2012, 1st, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 100 pages, color illustrations on every page, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Ashley's self-published collection of ink drawings (no paintings) features unexpurgated images in full color on heavy paper between hard covers. Popbot,...

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Miss + Mrs, Vol. 1
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Fine, issued without dustjacket, 3A Publishing, Kowloon, 2011, 2nd, 5 inches, 12 inches, 40 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"A Pre-Popbot Story Miss + Mrs Volume One v02 June 2011." The sold-out self-published limited edition book by Wood. A color comic strip with two fold-outs....

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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (four small indentations to the edges of the boards, 3A Publishing, Kowloon, 2012, 2nd, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 100 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

After the first printing sold out in record time, Ashley put out this second printing with a new front and back cover. Ashley's self-published collection...

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J. David Spurlock (ed.), Frank Frazetta, Spurlock (ed.), J. David, Frazetta, Frank, Fine without dust jacket, as issued, Vanguard Publications, Lakewood, NJ, 2013, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: This collection is brimming with rare and previously unpublished drawings and painting preliminaries of the subjects Frazetta is best...

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Made In L.A. - First Printing
  $200.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+ (upper rear corner bumped and scuffed, only light wear to the other corners and spine ends, some scuffing to the bottom edges of the boards, covers lightly rubbed, interior is quite sound, tight and clean), Paris, Casterman, 1988, 1st, 2203346019, 11.7 inches, 9.6 inches, 136 pages, over 175 illustrations, about half in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A great collection of illustrations, concept art, location sketches, sketchbook drawings, and some very short comic stories from the 1980s when Moebius...

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INSCRIBED & dated Sept. 1981 by the author, Fine/Near Fine, Arthur Spear, Spear, Jr., Arthur, Spear, Arthur, Warren Historical Society and St. Botolph Club, 1981, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, viii, 72 pages, 43 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth

Spear (1879 - 1959) was known primarily for paintings of nymphs, fauns, undersea dwellers, and other imaginary scenes. Inscribed & dated Sept. 1981...

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Norman Lindsay Watercolours
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Norman Lindsay, VF/NF (dustjacket slightly edgeworn with three small closed tears), Lindsay, Norman, Ure Smith, 1969, 1st, cloth

This book reproduces 19 of this notorious artist's best watercolor paintings. Bold female nudes, pirates, bacchanals, and other favorite Lindsay themes. Two...

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Very fine in very fine dust jacket, in original shrinkwrap, Karen Essex and James L. Swanson, Karen Essex and James L. Swanson, General Publishing Group, 1996, 1st, 11 inches, 9.5 inches, 288 pages, over 500 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

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One of 150 copies with a bookplate signed by Len Brown and Zina Saunders and numbered to 150, Very Fine/Very Fine, Brown, Zina Saunders, Len, Abrams, 2012, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards with dust jacket, English

This San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Exclusive is one of 150 copies with a bookplate signed by Len Brown and Zina Saunders and numbered to 150.  It sold out...

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Very Fine/Very Fine, Paul Jouve, Marcilhac, Felix, Jouve, Paul, Les Editions de l'Amateur, 2005, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, French

The first monograph devoted to the fantastic animal painter, sculptor, and illustrator Paul Jouve (1878-1973). Up till now, the only books available on this...

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Scott Robertson, Sebastien Larroude, Nicolas Ferrand, Thierry Doizon, David Levy, Joel Dos Reis Viegas, Patrick Desgreniers, Robertson, Scott, Larroude, Nicolas Ferrand, Thierry Doizon, David Levy, Joel Dos Reis Viegas, Patrick Desgreniers, Sebastien, Signed by artists Sebastien Larroude, Nicolas Ferrand, Thierry Doizon, Joel Dos Reis Viegas, and David Levy. Ferrand, Levy and Doizon have each added a drawing., Fine/Fine, Culver City, Design Studio Press, 2009, 1st, 9781933492407, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 176 pages, over 1000 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This hardcover first printing is signed by artists Sebastien Larroude , Nicolas Ferrand , Thierry Doizon , Joel Dos Reis Viegas, and David Levy ....

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Dave McKean, McKean, Dave, One of 450 numbered copies signed by the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2016, 1st, 9781506701097, 16.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This out of print limited edition hardcover's 12 x 16 page size is 45% larger than the trade edition (an 8.5 x 11 inch paperback)! From the publisher:...

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Tierstudien
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Emil Lohse, Lohse, Emil, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (one corner lightly bumped, dustjacket chipped at corners and spine), Veb E. A. Seemann, Leipzig, 1956, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, xviii, 142 pages, 132 plates (about half in color), plus 6 text illustrations, hardcover, cloth, German

A collection of beautiful animal studies, most dating from 1905 to 1930. A wide assortment of mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects drawn from life or, in a...

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