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The Timid Cabbage
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Charles Krafft, Femke Hiemstra, Krafft, Charles, Hiemstra, Femke, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine without dust jacket, as issued, Sympathetic Press, Olympia WA, 2013, 1st, 9.8 inches, 11.25 inches, 52 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: We can't adequately relay how excited about THE TIMID CABBAGE we are. Dutch born, Femke Hiemstra is one of our favorite artists...

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Alex Schomburg, Schomburg, Alex, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Vanguard Publishing, Miami, FL, 2005, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, 111 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Thrilling, Wonder, Captain America, America's Best, Marvel, Exciting, Startling: Alex Schomburg produced the most dazzling array of...

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The Third Book of Virgil Finlay
  $120.00
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #186 of 1300 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, about 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's pre-1955 pulp illustrations. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork. From the dustjacket: This...

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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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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Very Fine DVD in Very Fine DVD case in publisher's shrinkwrap, Gnomon Workshop/Design Studio Press, Hollywood/Culver City, 2005, 9781930878969, 7.5 inches, 5.5 inches, English

See Syd Mead paint! Out of print. Unopened in original cellowrap. From the publisher: The Techniques of Syd Mead DVD Collection 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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Jamie Hewlett, Hewlett, Jamie, Very Fine, London, Westbrook Gallery, 2015, 1st, 978-0-9559453-9-7, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 50 pages, approx. 34 color and 20 black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

The catalogue of an 2015 exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, London, of previously unseen works by Jamie Hewlett. The exhibit comprises three collections. In...

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Harry Dreve Schorr, NF/VG (dust jacket chipped with small pieces missing), Schorr, Harry Dreve, George Efron, 1956, 1st, cloth, English

Schorr was an art director and later the head of an advertising agency. His drawings are efficient and stylish and quite charming.

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The Studio
  $275.00
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Jeffrey Jones, Michael Kaluta, Barry Windsor-Smith, Berni Wrightson, Jones, Michael Kaluta, Barry Windsor-Smith, Berni Wrightson, Jeffrey, Near Fine (corners very lightly bent, light shelfwear, mild dent to the fore-edge of the front cover and diminishing over the first few pages, no thumbdents, spine unbroken, covers and pages generally flat and clean), Dragon's Dream, Holland, 1979, 1st, 12 inches, 12 inches, 160 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

This is the famous and scarce monograph on the four artists who shared a studio space in New York and became known collectively as "The Studio": Jeffrey...

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The Student's Guide to Painting
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Jack Faragasso, Faragasso, Jack, Very Good in Good dustjacket (mild foxing on the endpapers and first and last pages, spine slightly cocked, otherwise a very sound copy, dustjacket missing pieces), North Light, Westport, CT, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, 83 color and 53 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

"Here are the principles of painting and color as taught by Frank J. Reilly in his memorable teaching career at the Art Students League of New York." The...

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Bart Forbes, Forbes, Bart, Inscribed by the author and dated 11.4.98, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Beckett Publications, Dallas, TX, 1998, 1st, 12.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 144 pages, over 150 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Hard to find signed. Inscribed and dated in the year of publication. From the dustjacket: Internationally acclaimed artist Bart Forbes has been...

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Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black, Tony DiTerlizzi, DiTerlizzi and Holly Black, Tony, DiTerlizzi, Tony, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Simon & Schuster, 2003, 1st, 0439597404, 7 inches, 4.75 inches, 112 pages, color fronts and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The Grace children discover the faerie world is closer than you think in this repackage of the first book in the #1 New York Times...

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Very Fine, Society of Illustrators Los Angeles, 2008, 1st, 7 inches, 5 inches, 218 pages, over 250 color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

This is the 2008 annual compilation by LA's Society of Illustrators presenting some 250 winning pieces from their "Illustration West" competition. The works...

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Charles Dana Gibson, Gibson, Charles Dana, Near Fine (no rubbing to spine ends or corners, covers are clean, binding is sound, a nice copy) in a Very Good box, R. H. Russell & John Lane, New York & London, 1902, 1st, 11.75 inches, 17.75 inches, 88 pages, 84 full-page black & white illustrations, hardcover, white cloth spine, pictorial boards, beveled edges & corners, English

Housed in its original printed box, this is a beautiful copy with bright white cloth binding and no wear to the spine, corners or edges. There is some...

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Mark Ryden, VF, Ryden, Mark, Last Gasp, 2010, 1st, pictorial boards

"A showcase of pieces from Mark Ryden's 2009 solo exhibition at the Tomio Koyama Gallery in Tokyo, The Snow Yak Show Exhibition Book features many color...

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Very Fine/Very Fine, Michael Roberts, Roberts, Michael, Steidl, 2005, 1st, 3865211518, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the editor: Michael Roberts is "the Jean Cocteau of the fashion world" wrote the celebrated New Yorker editor Tina Brown in 1997, welcoming her...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Portlynn Tagavi, Tagavi, Portlynn, 2015, 1st, 7.5 inches, 6 inches, 40 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Portlynn Tagavi is a Cal Arts grad and a Character Designer at Paramount Animation. This is a collection of autobiographical gag cartoons, strips, and...

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Loish (Lois van Baarle), Loish (Lois van Baarle), Very Fine in Fine slipcase, Worcester, 3DTotal Publishing, 2018, 10.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 152 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The Sketchbook of Loish offers readers a unique look into Loish's creative processes and idea generation, providing an insight into...

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The Silver Arm
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Jim Fitzpatrick, Fine, Fitzpatrick, Jim, Paper Tiger, 1981, 1st, wraps

Celtic mythology. Nudity.

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The Silver Arm
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Jim Fitzpatrick, Fitzpatrick, Jim, Near Fine (light bump to upper corner otherwise flat, tight, clean), Paper Tiger, Surrey, 1981, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 112 pages, 13 double-page, 12 full-page and numerous smaller color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Celtic mythology written & illustrated by Jim Fitzpatrick. From Wikipedia: Jim Fitzpatrick is an Irish artist famous for Irish Celtic art. In...

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Brian Stelfreeze, Stelfreeze, Brian, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Boom Studio, Los Angeles, 2016, 1st, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 192 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A Pristine Mint copy of a book that--with its white soft touch covers--is hard to find without some scuffing or dirt. This copy is guaranteed to be clean...

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Very Fine, Girasol Collectables, Ontario, 2002, 1st revised, 10 inches, 7.25 inches, 128 pages, 12 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Girasol Collectables "pulp replica" of the August 1933 issue of The Shadow Magazine, which features "The Black Hush" and includes 12 black & white...

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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Vanguard, Lakewood, 2016, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, over 300 color and 100 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Vampirella, Weird Science, Dejah Thoris... No one renders exotic women better than Frazetta, the World s greatest Fantasy artist....

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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, Limited to 1400 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, Vanguard, Lakewood, 2016, 1st, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 192 pages, over 300 color and 100 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This deluxe first edition hardcover has 16 extra pages of art, a slipcase, and is limited to 1400 copies. From the publisher: Vampirella, Weird...

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Brian Froud, Froud, Brian, An illustrated bookplate signed by the artist is laid in, Very Fine, Sherman Oaks, CA, Imaginosis, 2005, 1st, 0974461202, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

Brian Froud's full color sketchbook from 2005. An illustrated bookplate signed by the artist is laid in. From the publisher: For the first time ever,...

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Lori Haskins Houran, Brigette Barrager, Houran, Lori Haskins, Barrager, Brigette, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, New York, Golden Books, 2017, 3rd, 9780399552250, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Brigette Barrager went through the Character Animation program at CalArts and worked at Pixar and Walt Disney before taking the plunge into children's books...

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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #211 of 1300 copies, Fine in Near Fine price-clipped dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1978, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, over 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's 1940-1955 pulp illustrations. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork, the majority reproduced the same...

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The Second Book of Virgil Finlay
  $120.00
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #941 of 1300 copies, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1978, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, over 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A very sharp copy of this volume featuring Finlay's 1940-1955 pulp illustrations. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork, the...

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Stefano Piselli, Riccardo Morrocchi, Franco Saudelli, Piselli, Riccardo Morrocchi, Stefano, Saudelli, Franco, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Florence, Glittering Images, 1998, 1st, 9788882750008, 8882750000, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 126 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A big beautiful hardcover monograph on the Italian comic book artist. The focus here is on his bondage and foot fetish illustrations. Contents:...

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VG (edges rubbed, boards showing at corners, studio stamps on endpapers, internally VG+), Art Directors Club, 1923, 1st, cloth spine

245 entries from 124 artists, including: Ralph Barton,  Franklin Booth,  Charles Livingston Bull,  Dean Cornwell, ...

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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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Vincent Di Fate, Di Fate, Vincent, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket spine slightly sunned, slight scratch to rear panel), London, Paper Tiger, 2002, 1st, 9781855859494, 12 inches, 9 inches, 112 pages, over 100 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the back cover: Over one hundred stunning illustrations from one of science fiction's most talented and respected artists Includes three extended...

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Robert E Howard, Gary Gianni, Howard, Robert E, Gianni, Gary, #68 of 100 copies of the Publishers Edition signed by the artist, Very Fine/Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in custom cardboard box, Wandering Star, London, 1998, 1st, 10 inches, 7 inches, vi, 390 + 26 of notes pages, 5 color plates, over 200 black & white text illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

"This is a signed numbered copy of 100 publishers edition. It varies from the limited edition by virtue of an additional plate within the book and...

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Robert E. Howard, Gary Gianni, Howard, Robert E., Gianni, Gary, #310 of 1050 copies signed by the artist, Fine in Fine dustjacket in Near Fine slipcase (very slight dust and soiling along the cloth seam of the slipcase), Wandering Star, London, 1998, 1st, 10 inches, 7 inches, vi, 390 + 26 of notes pages, 4 color plates, over 200 black & white text illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English


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J. C. Leyendecker, Leyendecker, J. C., Very Good+ (stains and wear to the cloth covering the box, especially on the outside and along the seams, inside material in very sound condition, the scrolls function, turning key is present, and the outside lock functions), Chicago, Powers, Higley and Company, 1900, 17 inches, 16 inches, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

For Leyendecker collectors, an exceedingly rare and very early work by J.C. Leyendecker (1874-1951). At the age of 19, he was given his first commercial...

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The Ronald Reagan Coloring Book
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Mort Drucker, VF, Laikin, Paul, Drucker, Mort, Andrews & McMeel, 1988, 1st, color wraps

Drucker's beautiful penwork reproduced large. Caricatures of Ronnie, Nancy, George and others.

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The Revenge Of The Hound
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Steranko, VF/VF, Hardwick, Michael, Steranko, Villiard, 1987, cloth, English

"The Revenge Of The Hound is set on June 1902, only months after the publication of the most popular mystery of all time, The Hound of the Baskervilles ....

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Alice Carter, Jessie Wilcox Smith, Violet Oakley, Elizabeth Shippen Green., Carter, Alice, Wilcox Smith, Violet Oakley, Elizabeth Shippen Green., Jessie, Lower corners lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine/Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Abrams, New York, 2000, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 216 pages, 60 color plates, 115 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The story of brandywine illustrators Jessie Wilcox Smith, Violet Oakley, and Elizabeth Shippen Green. From the publisher: Illustrators Jessie Willcox...

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Berni Wrightson, Wrightson, Berni, Near Fine (page edges slightly yellowed, light shelfwear), Fantagraphics, Westlake Village, 1988, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, xiii, 136 pages, black & white, softcover, French wraps, English

A complete collection of Wrightson's comic stories for the fanzines (1967-71). 124 pages of early black & white stories & 16 pages of...

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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Limited to 750 copies, Very Fine, Griffioen Graffiek, Hilversum, 2011, 1st, 8.25 inches, 5.5 inches, 8 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A luxurious little production of "a tiny graphic novel" by Joost Swarte (originally published in the annual report of the Dutch Booksellers Association in...

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Robert Upstone Robert Upstone, Robert Upstone, Robert Upstone, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Tate Publishing, London, 2004, 978-1-85437-521-6, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 192 pages, over 180 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: The Pre-Raphaelite Dream showcases the range, virtuosity, and vision of the artists of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood: Dante Gabriel...

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Henry Pitz, Pitz, Henry, From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Very Good (tail of the spine bumped, lower corners slightly bent inward), Watson-Guptill, New York, 1947, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, xiv, 146 pages, 203 illustrations, 19 pages in color, hardcover, cloth, English

This copy is from the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of...

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Laurent Durieux, Durieux, Laurent, Signed and dated 05.24.16 by the artist, Near Fine, Cernunnos, Brussels, 2016, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 112 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

The first art book devoted to Poster Artist Laurent Durieux. Signed and dated 05.24.16 by the artist. This is the catalog for the exhibition "The Poster...

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The Pop Up Art Book
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Limited to 900 copies, Very Fine, Poposition Press, 2015, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, color, hardcover, pictorial boards

The Pop Up Art Book is a collaborative art book that brings together some of the most creative minds from street art, comic books, illustration, fine art...

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The Playboy Book: Forty Years
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Gretchen Edgren, Edgren, Gretchen, Fine in Fine dustjacket, General Publishing, Santa Monica, 1994, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.4 inches, 368 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth, English

This fortieth anniversary retrospective, published in 1994, contains a history of a magazine, its most memorable articles, and more than a thousand...

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The Pin-Up Art of Humorama
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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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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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