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Charles Bell, VF/VF, Geldzahler, Henry, Bell, Charles, Abrams, 1991, 1st, cloth

The first book-length study of this photorealist painter best known for his extreme close-ups of gleaming pinball machines. With an essay by Louis K. Meisel

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Signed by both Mark Schultz & Wm Stout, Very Fine, Charles R. Knight, Mark Schultz, Knight, Mark Schultz, Charles R., G.T. Labs, 2005, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 128 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

A previously unpublished autobiography by the renown paleontological artist. Featuring 14 full-page black & white illustrations by Mark Schultz....

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Richard Milner, Charles R. Knight, Milner, Richard, Knight, Charles R., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Abrams, New York, 2011, 1st, 10.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 180 pages, 260 full-color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. One of only two monographs on this incredible artist best known for his paintings of prehistoric life. From the publisher: American...

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Charlot Murals In Georgia
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Jean Charlot, Limited to 2500 copies, VG+/VG- (3" triangular piece missing from dustjacket front panel), Charlot, Jean, University of Georgia Press, 1945, 1st, cloth

Jean Charlot (1897 - 1979) learned mural painting in the 1920s under Diego Rivera and created some 75 murals over his lifetime. He painted three large...

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Ron Goulart, Goulart, Ron, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Nesshanock, PA, Hermes Press, 2007, 1st thus, 9781932563757, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 208 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: Hermes Press is proud to announce the release of Ron Goulart's classic history of the pulps: Cheap Thrills. This book is more than...

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Chicken Fat
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Will Elder, Elder, Will, Very Fine, Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2006, 1st, 8.4 inches, 8 inches, 94 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Elder, one of comics' most fertile and wide-ranging imaginations, coined "chicken fat" to describe the myriad background gags crammed...

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Michael Kaluta, Kaluta, Michael, Very Fine in Near Fine envelope (envelope flap has a 3/8 inch tear along the fold), Sal Quartuccio, Brooklyn, 1979, 1st, 14 inches, 11 inches, color

Four paintings and a pen & ink illustration made expressly for this portfolio and never reproduced since. Four 11" x 14" color plates in a black...

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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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Chris Ware: Monographics
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Daniel Raeburn, Rick Poyner, Chris Ware, Raeburn, Rick Poyner, Daniel, Ware, Chris, Fine, New Haven, Yale University Press, 2004, 1st, 0300102917, 9.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 112 pages, 100 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

As one of today's most renowned cartoonists, Chris Ware is widely considered an artist of genius. Combining innovative comic book art, hand lettering,...

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Christopher Blossom, Blossom, Christopher, Near Fine (light shelwear), Shelton, The Greenwich Workshop Press, 2001, 1st, 9780867130720, 0-86713-072-5, 8.5 inches, 11 inches, 80 pages, 36 full-page color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

36 paintings. From the Publisher: Christopher Blossom grew up on the eastern seaboard, the son and grandson of well-known illustrators, so it's not...

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Alex Schomburg, NF (slight shelf wear, pages flat, binding tight & spine uncreased), Gustavson, Jon, Schomburg, Alex, Father Tree, 1986, 1st, wraps, English

The primary monograph on the comic book, pulp and sci-fi magazine cover artist. Produced with the assistance and cooperation of the artist.

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Alex Schomburg, Very Fine, Schomburg, Alex, Father Tree, 1986, 1st, wraps, English

The primary monograph on the comic book, pulp and sci-fi magazine cover artist. Produced with the assistance and cooperation of the artist.

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Chromagination
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Andrew Mar, Angeline Thong, Carlyn Lim, Ciaee Ching, Emerson Tung, Gue Yang, Hyunwoo Lim, Irys Ching, Isabella Kung, Petur Antonsson, Pierre Roussel, Quincy Boyd, Robert Chew, Xiau-Fong Wee, VF, 8.75

An artwork anthology featuring Academy of Art University of San Francisco students Andrew Mar, Angeline Thong, Carlyn Lim, Ciaee Ching, Emerson Tung, Gue...

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Chromaphile
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Ragnar, Ragnar, Fine, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo, 2005, 1st thus, 9780972938891, 11 inches, 8.7 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

Ragnar is a designer in the animation industry but he still has time to create posters and prints in a fifties nostalgic flat retro style. This was his...

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Chromaphile - Inscribed 1st
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Ragnar, Ragnar, Inscribed by the artist, Very Fine, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo, 2005, 1st thus, 9780972938891, 11 inches, 8.7 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

Inscribed "To Gary: Best Wishes, Ragnar." Laid in is a 5.25" x 4.25" card promoting Ragnar's exhibition at the Wax Poetic Gallery. Ragnar is a designer...

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Ragnar, Ragnar, An illustrated bookplate signed by the artist is laid in, Fine, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo, 2005, 1st thus, 9780972938891, 11 inches, 8.7 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. Ragnar's first published collection. Illustrations for posters and prints in a fifties nostalgic flat retro style. An...

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Chunky Bits
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (tail of the spine and open corners bumped, interior is sound), threeA, Hong Kong, 2010, 1st, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations on every page, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A collection of new paintings by Ashley. This book was made for the Gathering art show in Beijing. "This books has the best color and detail reproduction so...

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Ian Lambot, Greg Girard, Lambot, Ian, Girard, Greg, Very Good+ (light bump to upper corner, mild creasing to spine, mild shelfwear, previous owner's name lined out in black marker on the first page), Watermark, Surrey, 1993, 6th printing 2003, 10.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 216 pages, over 320 color photographs, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Girard and Lambot spent four years exploring the notorious Walled City of Kowloon (Hong Kong), before it's final clearance in 1992....

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Ian Lambot, Greg Girard, Lambot, Ian, Girard, Greg, Near Fine (very light bumps to spine ends and corners, very sharp, tight, clean), Surrey, Watermark, 1993, 6th 2007, 9781873200131, 10.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 216 pages, over 320 color photographs, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Girard and Lambot spent four years exploring the notorious Walled City of Kowloon (Hong Kong), before it's final clearance in 1992....

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Clyde Aspevig, Aspevig, Clyde, Near Fine (very light shelfwear), Juniper Ridge Studios/Steamboat Art Museum, Billings, MT/Steamboat Springs, CO, 2008, 1st, 9.25 inches, 10.75 inches, v, 54 pages, 54 full page color plates, Softcover, French wraps, English

This rare, out-of-print 2008 publication reproduces 54 landscape paintings by Clyde Aspevig as full page color plates. Essays by Clyde Aspevig and Peter...

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Coby Whitmore
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Coby Whitmore, Whitmore, Coby, Very Fine, Red Piano Art Gallery, Hilton Head Island, SC, 1986, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 16 pages, 13 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A catalog for a gallery show of 13 paintings (one per page). Nice reproduction. Four text pieces including one by Joseph (Joe) Bowler and an interview with...

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Coco, The Far-Out Poodle
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Jon Whitcomb, Whitcomb, Jon, Very Good+ in Very Good price-clipped dustjacket (some dryrot to edges of boards, gift inscription on front endpapers, corners sharp, interior very sound, moderate wear and tear to dustjacket), Random House, New York, 1963, 1st, 11.3 inches, 8.25 inches, 66 pages, two-color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Jon Whitcomb wrote this story book about his own pet poodle and filled it with charming soft pencil drawings reproduced as two-color illustrations.

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Jakob Westman, One of 500 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, VF/VF, Westman, Jakob, 2004, 1st, wraps

A full-color collection of finished work by this hip young graphic designer and art director (think Rian Hughes). Includes the "Girl Power" set: a series...

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Jakob Westman, One of 500 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, VF/VF, Westman, Jakob, 2009, 1st, wraps

A beautiful new full-color collection of finished works by this hip young illustrator/graphic designer/art director. Highly appealing, modern, graphic...

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Color Sketch for a Cover
  $300.00
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Signed by the artist, Very Good+, Kinstler, Everett Raymond, Everett Raymond Kinstler, 9.5 inches, 7 inches, color

The 7 x 9.5 inch color sketch is mounted and framed to an overall size of 13 x 16 inches. The artist has written a note to the buyer on the back: For...

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Coloriages avec Moebius
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (mild rubbing to the corners, 1/2" closed tear to one page, very flat, tight, clean), Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris, 2010, 1st, 13.5 inches, 9.4 inches, 24 pages, monochrome illustrations with 4 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, French

A coloring book for the 2010 Moebius exhibition at the Fondation Cartier in Paris. Full of great line art by Moebius. Text in French.

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Coloring With Your Octopus
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Brian Kesinger, Kesinger, Brian, Very Fine, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo Books, 2014, 7 inches, 14 inches, 48 pages, 48 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

A wonderful line art book by Disney story artist and steampunk enthusiast Brian Kesinger! From the publisher: A cinematically proportioned coloring...

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Colorvision (1981)
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Ron Cobb, Cobb, Ron, Near Fine (incredibly crisp and glossy but has a faint bump/crease to the upper corner of the back cover, very flat, tight, clean), Sydney, Wild & Woolley, 1981, 1st, 090933143X, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 84 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

We acquired this new, unread copy direct from the artist's stash in Australia. It is incredibly crisp and glossy but has a faint bump/crease to the upper...

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Colorvision (1981)
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Ron Cobb, Cobb, Ron, Near Fine (incredibly crisp and glossy but has faint bumps to the two open corners, very flat, tight, clean), Sydney, Wild & Woolley, 1981, 1st, 090933143X, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 84 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

We acquired this new, unread copy direct from the artist's stash in Australia. It is incredibly crisp and glossy but has faint bumps to the two open...

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Limited to 1000 sets, Very Fine, Profiles in History, Calabasa, CA, 2016, 1st, 14.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 334 pages, over 320 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Comic & Illustration Art Auction and The Frank Darabont Collection Set: (2) spectacular 10.5 x 14.5 inch limited edition coffee-table catalogs. (1)...

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Very Fine, Buenaventura Press, Oakland, 2007, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps

This copy retains the separate, exclusive 80-page booklet, titled Cartooning: Philosophy & Practice, by Italian comics master Ivan Brunetti. This...

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Comic Book Artist Vol. 2, #2
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One light thumbdent to the back cover otherwise Very Fine, Top Shelf, 2003, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 112 pages, black & white with 16 pages in color, softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. From the publisher: With lots of never-otherwise-published artwork by Frank Cho and Alex Ross! Frank "The Monkey Boy" Cho speaks!...

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Comic Book Artist Vol. 2, #4
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Near Fine (light thumbdent to the back cover), Top Shelf, 2004, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, black & white with 16 pages in color, softcover, color wraps, English

A special issue devoted to Filipino artists and comics. Interviews with Alex Nino, Tony DeZuniga, Manuel Auad. Guides to Filipino artists and comics....

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Comic Book Creator 6: Swampmen
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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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Communication Arts Alan.35, #2
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Michael Paraskevas, Fine, Paraskevas, Michael, 1993, 1st, wraps, English

Portfolio: Michael Paraskevas profile (24 illustrations).

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Kinuko J. Craft, NF, Craft, Kinuko J., 1981, 1st, wraps

Portfolios: illustrators Kinuko Y. Craft (23 illustrations), James McMullan, Atari design.

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Charles Burns, Fine, Burns, Charles, 1989, 1st, wraps

Charles Burns is the artist for a two-page advertising insert: a deluxe color lithograph on a heavy linen stock. A Portfolio: illustrator John Hersey (24...

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Paul Conrad, Conrad, Paul, Signed and inscribed by the artis, A few stains to the top edge, otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Times, 1996, 1st, 978-0961909550, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 210 pages, 317 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Inscribed by Pulitzer prize-winning cartoonist Conrad to fellow Los Angeles newspaper man (and literary scholar) Nicolas Beck. From the dustjacket:...

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John Vassos, Good ex-library copy (quite worn), Vassos, John, Dover, 1976, 1st, wraps

A well-worn copy of this title which has reproductions made from the original gouaches.

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Maurice Horn, VG+ ex-library copy (library bookplate on front end paper, library stamp on top edge otherwise unmarked, clean & tight), Horn, Maurice, Gale Research Co., 1986, 1st, cloth, English

"A biographical, bibliographical, and critical guide to current illustrators, animators, cartoonists, designers, and other graphic artists." Over 100...

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Maurice Horn, VG+ (cover slightly bent, corners slightly rubbed, otherwise unmarked, clean & tight), Horn, Maurice, Gale Research Co., 1986, 1st, cloth, English

"A biographical, bibliographical, and critical guide to current illustrators, animators, cartoonists, designers, and other graphic artists." Each lengthy...

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Contemporary Western Artists
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Peggy and Harold Samuels, Fine/NF (small blemish on dust jacket spine), Samuels, Peggy and Harold, Bonanza, 1985, 1st thus, cloth, English

A biographical dictionary of over 1500 western artists with a biography, a photo, signature and example of their work. A great reference for Western art...

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Contemporary Western Artists
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Peggy and Harold Samuels, Fine, Samuels, Peggy and Harold, Bonanza, 1985, 1st thus, cloth, English

A biographical dictionary of over 1500 western artists with a biography, a photo, signature and example of their work. A great reference for Western art...

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Signed by the artist on a tipped-in color plate, Near Fine (light surface wear), Gary Gianni, Gianni, Gary, Hieronymus Press, 2002, 1st, 12.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 60 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Gianni's self-published collection of Monster Men (originally serialized in Hellboy) and a William Hope Hodgeson short story illustrated by Gianni.

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Cosplay in America V2
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Ejen Chuang, Chuang, Ejen, Very Fine, Optiknerve, Los Angeles, 2015, 1st, 10.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 288 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Cosplay in America V2 takes a reader on a visual journey through the culture of cosplay in the United States. Photographer Ejen Chuang spent two years...

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Country Colic
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Robert Lawson, VG+ (bottom corners worn, one exposing board), Lawson, Robert, Little Brown, 1944, 2nd, cloth

Subtitled, "The Weeder's Digest," a humorous look at the headaches of country living. By the illustrator of Ferdinand the Bull.

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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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Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (upper corners bumped, with a 1/4 inch split to the cover, otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket). We removed the shrinkwrap to assess the bumps., New York, DC Comics, 2010, 6th, 9781401227821, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

An unopened copy until we removed the shrinkwrap to assess the bumps to the upper corners. Reproduces most of Adam's covers from his first 20 years with...

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