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Alice Carter, John Fleskes, Franklin Booth, Carter, John Fleskes, Alice, Booth, Franklin, Hardcover quarterbound edition (with a cloth spine) limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Flesk, Santa Cruz, CA, 2022, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.3 inches, 304 pages, over 400 illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

This is the hardcover quarterbound edition (with an extra fancy cloth spine), limited to 1000 copies, and out of print. With all the Kickstarter Extras: a...

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Very Good+ (moderate rubbing to the corners otherwise very sound, no thumbdents, tight, clean), Oblagon, Pasadena, CA, 2001, 1st, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations on every page, softcover, wraps, English

Published in 2001 and long out of print. Industrial design, entertainment design, motion pictures, television, computer game design, fantasy illustrations.

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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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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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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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Bill Morrison, Dan DeCarlo, Morrison, Bill, DeCarlo, Dan, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2006, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 208 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

Long out of print. The first career retrospective of the great Archie comics artist: a fitting tribute to the life and art of one of the world's...

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Andrew Loomis, Loomis, Andrew, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (mild shelfwear, corners rubbed but sharp, binding & interior very soun, Viking, New York, 1947, 2nd 1948, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 302 pages, well-illustrated in black & white, with 22 pages in color, hardcover, cloth, English

This 1948 second printing of the original edition is from the library of Disney and Dreamworks animator Pres Romanillos. His original sales receipt from...

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Mike Ploog, Ploog, Mike, Limited to 725 copies with all these extras including a signed & numbered print, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (top of the spine bumped with a 1/16 inch closed tear, bump to the upper corner, light bumps to the lower corners, interior Fine), Pittsburgh, FPG, 2015, 1st, 978-0996668903, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This copy of The Art of Ploog includes the following Kickstarter Exclusives limited to just 725 copies: A 9" x 12" Signed & Numbered color print...


Fershid Bharucha, Richard Corben, Bharucha, Fershid, Corben, Richard, Previous owner, artist Eric Bowman, has written his name on the front free endpaper, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (boards slightly bowed, previous owner's name written on the front free endpaper, interior Fin, Brooklyn, Thumb Tack, 1981, 1st, 8449919495, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 200 pages, 80 color plates, 80 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An above average copy. The scarce 1981 career retrospective of Richard Corben's work. Features 40 paintings, two stories, and a sampling of covers and...

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Gabriele Pennacchioli, Pennacchioli, Gabriele, One of 100 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine plates in Very Fine portfolio, Les Sculpteurs de Bulles, Cresserons, 2020, 1st, 13 inches, 10.5 inches, color, English

Gabriele Pennacchioli's first portfolio, limited to 100 numbered copies signed by the artist. This beautiful and luxurious collectible gathers 53 of his...

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Thomas Negovan, Alphonse Mucha, Negovan, Thomas, Mucha, Alphonse, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Century Guild, Culver City, 2019, 1st, 16.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 224 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, Leather spine, pictorial boards, all edges gilt, English

A beautiful, luxurious production reprinting a rare book by Mucha, Le Pater, an illustrated edition of The Lord’s Prayer. Published in Paris in 1899,...

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Annual of Advertising Art (1921)
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(internally Very Good, binding very sound, exterior quite worn, top of the spine bumped, spine ends frayed, edges worn with boards showing), Art Directors Club, 1921, 1st, 12, 9, xii, 134, over 400 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

The first volume in this long-running series, very similar to the Society of Illustrators Annuals. 306 entries including a number of works by Maxfield...

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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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Presentation copy inscribed on the front free end pape, Very Good+/Very Good+ (upper corners slightly bumped, dustjacket slightly edgeworn), Jon Whitcomb, Whitcomb, Jon, Prentice-Hall, 1962, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, x, 229 pages, color dustjacket illustration, 14 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

"America's best-known artist-writer explores the wonderful world of careers for women." Preface by Joan Crawford. Whitcomb's second book has only a...

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Frank Brangwyn, Limited to 1000 copies, VG+ (1/4 inch tear at the top of the spine, cloth frayed at bottom edge of spine, corners sharp, very sound), 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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Fun With A Pencil
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Andrew Loomis, Fine/NF. A very attractive copy, Loomis, Andrew, Viking, 1939, 21st 1977, cloth

An incredibly clean copy of Loomis' first book: a "how to draw" book with basic and intermediate instruction.

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Very Fine/Very Fine, Richard Corben, Bharucha, Fershid, Corben, Richard, Volksverlag, 1982, 1st, 3886311201, Hardcover, cloth, German

A pristine copy of the German edition of "Richard Corben: Flights into Fantasy," the career retrospective and still the definitive book on Corben....

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Drawers 2.0 (Near Fine)
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Near Fine (slight rubbing to the tips of each corner otherwise Fine), 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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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (dustjacket edges worn and torn), IDW, San Diego, 2004, 1st, 9 inches, 6 inches, 302 pages, color, hardcover, cloth, English

The limited hardcover edition. From the publisher: Spectrum-Award winning artist Ashley Wood is a proven favorite, and this new deluxe hardcover...

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The Marat/Sade Journals -Signed
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Barron Storey, Storey, Barron, Signed by the artist on the front free endpaper, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Graphic Novel Art, Asse, 2009, 1st revised, 9.25 inches, 6.5 inches, 136 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

Barron Storey is an aclaimed illustrator and instructor. This is a new revised edition of Barron's long out-of-print and sought-after book. The...

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Drawers 1.0 - Signed 1st
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket (crisp, sharp, unread), le Cycliste, Bordeaux, 2001, 1st, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, 112 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French


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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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Charles Dana Gibson, Gibson, Charles Dana, Very Good+ (mild wear to the tail of the spin, R. H. Russell & John Lane, New York & London, 1894, 1901 printing, 11.75 inches, 17.75 inches, 88 pages, 84 full-page black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

"This is the second book in a regular series of Mr. Gibson's published drawings... Each book contains eighty-four of Mr. Gibson's best cartoons, and all are...

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Charles Dana Gibson, Gibson, Charles Dana, Very Good+ (moderate rubbing to spine ends and corners, cloth peeking through at lower corners, an above average copy of this fragile item, covers are clean, binding is sound, a nice copy), R. H. Russell & John Lane, New York & London, 1898, 1901 printing, 11.75 inches, 17.75 inches, 88 pages, 84 full-page black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

"This is the third book in a regular series of Mr. Gibson's published drawings... Each book contains eighty-four of Mr. Gibson's best cartoons, and all are...

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Aesop's Fables
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Blanche Winder, Harry Rountree, Winder, Blanche, Rountree, Harry, Very Good+ (only light wear, covers bright and clean, spine cracked at pages 230-231, top- and fore-edge lightly spotted, plates and pages very clean & bright), London, Ward, Lock & Co., nd (1925), 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 340 pages, 48 color plates, hardcover, decorative cloth with onlaid color plate, English

From 1925, a beautiful copy of a fragile British children's book featuring 48 watercolor paintings by the inimitable Harry Rountree. This is the original...

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William Stout, Stout, William, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Fine in Fine dustjacket, ibooks, New York, 2000, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, 76 color and over 90 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This copy has an original drawing of a mosasaur. The expanded edition of Stout's classic volume: "the book that started the dinosaur renaissance" with...

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Cathy and Arnie Fenner, Jeffrey Jones, Fenner, Cathy and Arnie, Jones, Jeffrey, One of 1200 numbered copies signed by Jones, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Fine slipcase (light wear to slipcase), Underwood Books, Nevada City, CA, 2002, 1st deluxe limited edition, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 176 pages, over 175 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, cloth, English

The nicest collection of Jones' work ever published, this volume includes 175 paintings in full color. The 1,200 copy deluxe edition is signed by Jones and...

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Alex Nino, Nino, Alex, One of 2000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine plates in a Near Fine folder (very light wear to the corners), Christopher Enterprises, Detroit, MI, 1975, 1st, 16 inches, 12 inches, color illustrations, English

Eight paintings by Alex Nino. Eight 12"x16" color plates in a black & white illustrated folder.

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Steranko, Steranko, Limited to 750 copies, Very Good+ (mild darkening to the edges, mild wear, flat, tight, clean), Supergraphics, Reading, PA, 1970, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 16 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

"A portfolio of sketches from the Steranko masterwork O'Ryann's Odyssey." This commemorative art portfolio is the only sample of Steranko's unrealized...

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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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Mike Ploog, Ploog, Mike, One of 250 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, FPG, Pittsburgh, 2015, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A prsitine Mint copy of this Signed & Numbered variant edition. From the publisher: A very special signed and numbered edition of The Art of...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light rubbing to the acetate dustjacket), Elizabeth Ito, Kevin Dart, Ito, Elizabeth, Dart, Kevin, Fleet Street Scandal, 2011, 1st, 9 inches, 12 inches, 72 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

Signed by the artist with a great drawing! This is the out-of-print Yuki 7 illustrated novelette featuring beautiful artwork on every page by Kevin...

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Todd Schorr, Schorr, Todd, Inscribed by the artist Todd Schorr to Dave Stevens, Fine in Fine slipcase, San Francisco, Last Gasp, 2004, 1st, 9781931788038, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 128 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Inscribed on the half-title page by the artist Todd Schorr to Dave Stevens: "To Dave-- A consummate artist and all around great guy I'm proud to call my...


Rockwell Kent, Kent, Rockwell, One of 1850 numbered copies signed by Kent, Near Fine (a bit of darkening to top edge of cloth, a bit of age toning, internally Fine) in the Very Good+ plastic dustjacket (plastic has turned brown and shrunk from age), Random House, New York, 1931, 1st, 10.2 inches, 7.2 inches, 46 pages, 20 full-page two-color illustrations, hardcover, Two-color lithographed cloth over boards, English

One of Rockwell Kent's most beautiful books; written, illustrated and designed by Kent at the peak of his career. Kent both wrote and illustrated this...

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Pin Up
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Aslan, Aslan, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (small bumps to the open corners of the otherwise sharp covers, flat, bright, clean, interior Fine), Linden, Germany, Volksverlag, 1984, 1st German, 3886311570, 12.2 inches, 9 inches, 112 pages, 113 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, German

This is the German edition of the first collection of Aslan pin-ups published in 1984. Aslan is a French painter, sculptor and pin-up artist. He is most...

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Opus, Vol. One
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Barry Windsor-Smith, Windsor-Smith, Barry, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Fantagraphics, Seattle, 1999, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.8 inches, 176 pages, 66 color and 60 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A pristine copy. An incredible collection of Barry Windsor-Smith artwork. Classic pieces and never-before-seen works, as well as sketches and...

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

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Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, DC Comics, 2010, 6th, 9781401227821, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color illustrations throughout, hardcover, boards, English

A sharp flawless copy of Adam's only cover art collection. Reproduces most of Adam's DC Comics covers from 1990 to 2010 along with tons of sketches and...

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The Doubtful Guest - Signed
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Edward Gorey, Gorey, Edward, Edward Gorey has crossed out his name on the title page and signed his name above it, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (slight toning to the edges otherwise Fine), New York, Dodd, Mead & Co., 1978, 1st Printing of the 1978 Reissue, 9396076289, 6.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 32 pages, black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Doubtful Guest is a short, illustrated book by Edward Gorey, first published by Doubleday in 1957, and reissued by Dodd, Mead in 1978. This is a...

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Brian Froud's World of Faerie
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Brian Froud, Froud, Brian, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Rafael, Insight, 2007, 1st, 9781933784137, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 168 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

There are also three little booklets within the book and in an envelope is a poster of a poem by Neil Gaiman . Out of print. From the publisher:...

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James A Bond, Frank Frazetta, Bond, James A, Frazetta, Frank, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Vanguard, Lakewood, 2008, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 208 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. The first edition of this Frazetta reference book. The numerous and (mostly) excellent color reproductions of rare Frazetta items (from the...

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Katsuhiro Otomo, Otomo, Katsuhiro, Very Good+ (small chip to the head of the spine, moderate rubbing to the covers, interior Fine, sharp and unread), Tokyo, Kodansha, 1989, 1st, 063050041, 11.5 inches, 11.25 inches, 178 pages, Over 200 color and black and white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards

A first printing of the first art book from the world famous Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira) covering the years of 1971 to 1989! This book features examples from...


R. C. Harvey, Harvey, R. C., #67 of 100 numbered copies signed by the artist, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (multiple pinholes along the spine of the dustjacket, a few pinholes along the spine of the book, otherwise quite sharp, clean, and bright), Seattle, Aeon, 1996, 1st, 9781883847234, 10.75 inches, 8.375 inches, vi, 138 pages, over 300 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

The only hardcover edition of this wonderful art book. Signed & numbered by the artist on an illustrated bookplate attached to the front endpaper....

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Will Elder, Elder, Will, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2004, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 400 pages, color and black & white illustrations throughout, hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: Best known for his artistic partnership with Harvey Kurtzman, Will Elder is finally getting the book he so richly deserves: this...

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Richard Corben's Art Book
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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Very Fine, Fantagor, Kansas City, MO, 1990, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, 51 color and 11 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Picking up where Corben's first art book Flights into Fantasy left off, Richard Corben's first self-published Art Book is a wonderful collection of Corben's...

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Art Scott, Robert McGinnis, Scott, Art, McGinnis, Robert, Near Fine (light shelfwear, very flat, tight, clean), Boston, Pond, 2001, 1st, 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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