Illustration

 
Birds & Bees: A Sexual Study
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Dugald Stermer, Stermer, Dugald, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (browning and mild wear to dustjacket edges), San Francisco, Collins, 1995, 1st, 9780002554626, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Dugald Stermer is an incredible animal artist combining beauty and scientific accuracy. From the publisher: An intriguing, provocative and...

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Birds In Art: The Masters
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Fine/Fine, Inga Brynildson and Woody Hagge, Inga Brynildson and Woody Hagge, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, 1990, 1st, 128 pages, 84 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

14 award-winning contemporary wildlife artists in their own words and paintings: Robert Bateman,  Charles Greenough Chase,  Guy...

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Near Fine, Geoffrey Dashwood, Dashwood, Geoffrey, James Graham & Sons, 1991 & 2000, 1st, 8 inches, 9.5 inches, 24 + 28 pages, 32 color photos, Softcover, wraps, English

Two exhibition catalogues of this contemporary British sculptor of birds, 9.5" x 8" and 7.5" x 5.5".

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Biten
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Yoshitaka Amano, Amano, Yoshitaka, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear, flat tight, clean), Tokyo, Asahi Sonorama, 1999, 1st, 978-4257035787, 11.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 176 pages, softcover, wraps

A collection of the artist's work from 1989 to 1999. Executed entirely in traditional media, nothing digital here. "Journey through Amano's imagination....

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Biz Verotik World
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Simon Bisley, Bisley, Simon, Near Fine (lamination separating from cover at upper right corner otherwise flat, tight, clean), Los Angeles, Verotik, 2003, 1st, 188573073X, 12 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, 26 black & white full-page illustrations, softcover, color wraps

In "Biz Verotik World" "Simon Bisley takes on all the Wild Danzig Verotik Characters in Full Page illustrations." 26 highly detailed finished pencil...

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Near Fine (corners lightly rubbed, light shelf wear, interior very flat and very sound), Florence, Italy, 1991, 1st, 12 inches, 12 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps

A special issue of the long-running Italian journal devoted to good girl and erotic art in comics and illustration (and more generally in pop culture). It...


From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Near Fine (bump to the head of the spine causing a crease one half inch from the top, light wear to the top right corner, otherwise flat, tight, clean), Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. / JVJ Publishing, Palo Alto, CA, 2010, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 106 pages, over 200 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, 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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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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Elian Black'Mor, Carine-M, Black'Mor, Carine-M, Elian, Fine, Insight, San Rafael, 2015, 1st, 9.5 inches, 12 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher Élian Black'Mor is a writer, illustrator, and graphic designer who chose to disappear behind his penname to better play with...

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Blitt
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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Riverhead Books, 2017, 1st, 9780399576669, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"One of the great political cartoonists of our time." --David Remnick A gorgeous, hilarious, and provocative compendium of the award-winning artist's...

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Very Fine in shrinkwrap, Mark Ryden, Ryden, Mark, Porterhouse, 2003, 2nd printing (1st revised enlarged edition) 2011, 7.25 inches, 5.25 inches, 110 pages, color, Hardcover, leather, English

A larger format to better appreciate the paintings within.  From the publisher: The 'Blood Exhibition Book - 2nd Edition' features details,...

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Very Fine/Very Fine, Francoise Mouly, Mouly, Francoise, Abrams, 2012, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: "Françoise Mouly takes us behind the scenes at the New Yorker and reveals how the magazine creates its signature covers...


Blue Book Magazine Illustration
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Leland R. Gustavson, Signed by the artist, Fine, Gustavson, Leland R., 1938, 13 inches, 11 inches

A Blue Book pulp magazine illustration created by Leland R. Gustavson in 1938. Gustavson (1899-1966) contributed illustrations to Blue Book from 1926 to...

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Jean Michel Charlier, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Includes a color ex-libris #201 of 250 copies signed by the artist, Near Fine (light rubbing to the corners otherwise Fine, interior Fine), Paris, Stardom, 1997, 1st, 2908706027, 9.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 81 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French


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Bocetto
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Alberto Ruiz, Ruiz, Alberto, Very Fine, Heavy Metal, Rockville Centre, NY, 2007, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 74 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Alberto's eighth sketchbook/artbook collects the best pieces from his previous seven sketchbook/artbook, including more full color artwork than any of...

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#114 of 150 deluxe editions signed by the artist on an extra color plate, Very Fine, Bill Presing, Presing, Bill, 2008, 1st, 7.25 inches, 6 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

#114 of 150 deluxe editions signed by the artist on an extra color plate: a sexy blonde covered only by her book! A second collection of pin-up...

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#59 of 150 deluxe editions signed by the artist on an extra color plate, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Bill Presing, Presing, Bill, 2008, 1st, 7.25 inches, 6 inches, 192 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

This deluxe edition has a tipped-in signed & numbered color bookplate with an extra illustration of a sexy blonde covered only by her book!...

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Jorge R. Gutiérrez, Gutiérrez, Jorge R., Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Cernunnos, 2018, 1st, 978-2374950419, 9.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 192 pages, 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Signed by Jorge Gutierrez! From the publisher: The acclaimed director of The Book of Life returns with an original art book celebrating the...

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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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Boris, Vol. 1 (1978)
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Boris Vallejo, Vallejo, Boris, #1527 of 3000 copies, Very Fine, John Taylor, Silver Springs, MD, 1978, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, 2 color and 52 black & white illustrations and 22 photos, softcover, wraps, English

A profusely illustrated interview & index from 1978. Two color and 52 black & white illustrations and 22 photos of the artist at work. Many book...

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Boris, Vol. 1 (1978)
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Boris Vallejo, Vallejo, Boris, #2998 of 3000 copies, Near Fine (light wear, two light creases along the spine, some very light thumbdents, with sharp corners, very flat), John Taylor, Silver Springs, MD, 1978, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, 2 color and 52 black & white illustrations and 22 photos, softcover, wraps, English

A profusely illustrated interview & index from 1978. Two color and 52 black & white illustrations and 22 photos of the artist at work. Many book...

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Bran Mak Morn Sketchbook
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Robert E Howard, Gary Gianni, Howard, Robert E, Gianni, Gary, Limited to 3000 copies, Very Fine, Wandering Star, Kent, 2000, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 16 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

This limited edition chapbook preceded the the Wandering Star deluxe edition collection. A collection of sketches by Gianni, primarily pencil drawings...

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Brian Froud's Goblins 10 1/2 Anniversary Edition
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Ari Berk, Brian Froud, Berk, Ari, Froud, Brian, Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Abrams, 2015, 1st, 9781419718618, 11.7 inches, 9.7 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: If you brought home the first edition, you were in big trouble! If you bring home this new and expanded edition, you are in even...

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British Contemporary Artists
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Very Good (spine ends & corners bumped & rubbed with boards showing, hinges starting), Cosmo Monkhouse, Monkhouse, Cosmo, Scribners, 1899, 1st, xxii, 267 pages, over 110 illustrations, many full-page, Hardcover, decorative cloth, top edge gilt, English

Profiles of seven British artists of the day: George Frederick Watts,  John Everett Millais,  Frederick Leighton,  Edward...

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Richard Slocombe, Slocombe, Richard, Very Fine, Imperial War Museums, London, 2014, 1st, 8.7 inches, 7.2 inches, vi, 90 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: British Posters of the Second World War presents one hundred posters from this important period in world history. Some proclaimed in...

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Broken - Signed
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Jeff Soto, Soto, Jeff, Signed by the artist, Near Fine, Potatostamp Press, Riverside, 2012, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A full color 28-page booklet of paintings self-published by the artist. Jeff Soto is a painter, illustrator and muralist who has exhibited in galleries...

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Brothers of the Spear, Volume 2
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Very Fine/Very Fine, Russ Manning, Dubois, Gaylord, Manning, Russ, Dark Horse, 2013, 978-1-61655-051-6, 1-61655-051-1, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 264 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

The follow-up to the instantly sold-out Brothers of the Spear Volume 1 is here! With nearly 300 more pages of rare Russ Manning art, the middle third of...

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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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Dave Stevens, Stevens, Dave, Limited to 2000 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Fine slipcase, Nevada City, Underwood, 2008, 1st, 9781599290317, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 304 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This Diamond Exclusive Collector's Edition has 16 extra pages of art (28 images) and a slipcase and was limited to 2000 copies. It quickly sold out. Brush...

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Brutal: The Art of Samwise
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Samwise Didier, Didier, Samwise, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Cernunnos, 2020, 1st, 9781419747755, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 304 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The first monograph by the art director for leading video game company Blizzard Entertainment Brütal: The Art of Samwise is a...

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Bunnies & Bees
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Limited edition of 8000 copies, Very Fine in shrinkwrap, Mark Ryden, Ryden, Mark, Porterhouse, 2002, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 50 pages, over 50 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A book of paintings & drawings from Ryden's third solo exhibition. With essays on each painting by Ryden and an introductory essay/profile by Mike McGee.

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Burning Inside: The Art of Jean-Sébastien Rossbach
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Very Fine, Jean-Sebastien Rossbach, Rossbach, Jean-Sebastien, CFSL Ink, 2012, 1st, 9782359470321, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A ten-year retrospective of the French illustrator, known for his work for Magic: The Gathering, Marvel and Dark Horse. From the publisher: Whether...

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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, Fine plates in Near Fine envelope (light wear along edges), Opar Press, Clinton, LA, 1968, 1st, 15 inches, 11 inches, black & white, English

A sharp example of the original 1968 portfolio. This is the very first Frank Frazetta Portfolio, issued five years before Middle Earth's Frank Frazetta...

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Butcher Billy's Ftrange Fantasy
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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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Alex Atkinson, Ronald Searle, Atkinson, Alex, Searle, Ronald, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (sharp corners, clean and tight, previous owner's name written on front endpaper, dustjacket rubbed, edgeworn, with a chip out of the top edge, spine sunned), World, Cleveland, 1960, 1st, 10 inches, 7.5 inches, 95 pages, 39 black & white cartoons, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

"The first-hand report of a man who has never been there." A no-holds-barred report by a team of intrepid pen-and-ink satirists showing us the real...

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Cages (NBM HC 1st)
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Very Fine, Dave McKean, McKean, Dave, NBM, 2002, 1st printing of the NBM edition, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 496 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the 1st printing of the NBM edition after the 1998 Kitchen Sink edition. Collecting Cages #1-10 (1990-96). A graphic novel. Publisher's...

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Calaveras - Signed
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Signed by the artists, Near Fine, Jeff Soto, Maxx242, Soto, Maxx242, Jeff, 2012, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 20 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A full color 20-page booklet of paintings self-published by the artists. Jeff Soto is a painter, illustrator and muralist who has exhibited in galleries...

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Limited to 800 numbered copies, Very Fine, Comic & Entertainment Expo, 2008, 1st, 9781934623756, 193462375X, 12.25 inches, 9 inches, 40 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The annual yearbook for this Canadian convention. Features full-page color illustrations by Bruce Timm, Bobby Chiu, Kei Acedera, Stuart Immonen, Bill...

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California Impressionism
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William H. Gerdts, Will South, Gerdts, Will South, William H., Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Abbeville Press, 1998, 1st, 9780789201768, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 284 pages, 201 color and 47 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

248 illustrations, 201 in full color. From the Publisher: Lavishly illustrated, meticulously researched, and gracefully written, this is the...

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Cameraworks
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David Hockney, Hockney, David, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Abrams, 1984, 1st, 0394537335, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 287 pages, 117 color plates, 53 black & white text illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The definitive survey of Hockney's fascinating and dizzying photocollages created during the years 1981-1983. 117 color plates and 53 black & white text...

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Capturing the Essence: Techniques for Bird Artists
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William T. Cooper, Cooper, William T., Very Fine, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2011, 1st, 7.75 inches, 10.25 inches, 128 pages, 139 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

A great book with fantastic paintings. This book features three detailed step-by-step demonstrations of the artist creating a painting in watercolors, in...

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Carmean
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Very Fine/Near Fine (1/8" nick to lower dustjacket edge), Harry Carmean, Harwood, June, Carmean, Harry, Harry Carmean, 1974, 1st, 144 pages, 52 paintings reproduced as full-page color plates, 19 drawings, Hardcover, cloth, English

A self-published collection of paintings and life drawings by this artist and longtime Art Center instructor. “Carmean has exhibited around the...

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Harry Carmean, Carmean, Harry, Limited to 300 copies, Fine, Reynolds Gallery, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, 2007, 1st, 9 inches, 6 inches, 40 pages, 36 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A scarce, limited edition, exhibition catalog of 28 figure drawings by Carmean and 8 by figure drawings by Miriam Slater. For nearly 50 years,...

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Carnet Sauvage
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Zao Dao, Zao Dao, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2016, 1st, 978-2-35283-426-7, 9.5 inches, 6.9 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book from a young female artist in mainland China. Her work may well remind you of Manu Arenas. From the publisher: Born in the 1990s in...

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Fine (sharp, very flat, tight, clean), Supergraphics, Wyomissing, PA, 1977, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, 2 color and 198 black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

A beautiful copy of this scarce 1977 original art catalog that was designed and produced by Steranko and Supergraphics. Similar in style & format to...

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Fine (sharp, very flat, tight, clean), Supergraphics, Wyomissing, PA, 1978, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 72 pages, 183 black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

A beautiful copy of this scarce 1978 original art catalog that was designed and produced by Steranko and Supergraphics. Similar in style & format to...

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Philippe Caza, Caza, Philippe, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Sevres, Editions la Sirene, 1994, 1st, 9782840450580, 11 inches, 9.25 inches, 88 pages, 100 color plates and 11 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Out of print and quite scarce. Beyond his work in French comics (Metal Hurlant and more), Caza was a popular science fiction illustrator. This...

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Caza: Les Mois sont de papier 2
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Philippe Caza, Caza, Philippe, Near Fine (only light wear), Le Pythagore, Chaumont, 20, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.75 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

A Caza sketchbook. Unlike the first volume, this volume is 100 pages of preparatory drawings for an animated film "Les Enfants de la Pluie" ("Children of...

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