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#570 of 900 copies. 13 autographs on verso of the front free end paper including Clare Briggs and Loren Stout, VG (edges rubbed, boards showing at corners), 1928, 1st, decorative boards

Art by Cornwell, Orson Lowell, Morgan, Fancher, Loren Stout, La Gatta, Harrison Cady, Irvin, Crosby, Cooper, Sheridan, James Montgomery Flagg, Gordon Grant,...

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Pen Drawing And Pen Draughtsmen
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Joseph Pennell, NF (light shelfwear, neat previous owner's name on front free end paper), Pennell, Joseph, MacMillan, 1920, 1st, cloth

"Pen drawing and pen draughtsmen, their work and their methods: a study of the art today with technical suggestions by Joseph Pennell N.A." A survey of...

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Sassone - Signed
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Marco Massimo Sassone, SIGNED & dated November 1981 by the artist, NF/VG+, Hoopes, Donelson, Sassone, Marco Massimo, Arti Grafiche, 1979, 1st, cloth

A massive monograph on the Italian neo-impressionist Marco Massimo Sassone. The first major study of the Italian-born and California-adopted artist....

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Norman Lindsay Watercolours
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Norman Lindsay, Fine/VG (dustjacket edgeworn with several large 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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Near Fine (very light shelf wear otherwise new and unread, tight binding, pages clean), Thomas Wilmer Dewing, Hobbs, Susan A., Dewing, Thomas Wilmer, Smithsonian Institute Press, 1996, 1st, 1560986239, Softcover, wraps, English

Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938) was "best known for paintings of elegant, long-lined women posed in dreamlike settings." This first full-length study...

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Uno Fanta (Signed)
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Ashley Wood, The limited hardcover edition, VF/VF, Wood, Ashley, IDW, 2001, 1st, textured boards, English

A mint copy, signed by Ashley, of the limited hardcover edition of Ashley Wood’s first art collection. Tighter work/painting than his output in...

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Limited to 500 deluxe copies. Slipcased Hardcover Edition featuring a 16-page bonus folio and an alternate cover., Very Fine in a Very Fine slipcase, Margaret Brundage, Korshak, J. David Spurlock, Stephen, Brundage, Margaret, Vanguard Productions, 2013, 1st, 9781934331514, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This Slipcased Hardcover Edition is limited to only 500 copies and features an alternate cover and a 16-page bonus folio not included in the regular...

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Very Good+ (mild rubbing to corners, mild shelfwear, otherwise new and unread, tight binding, pages clean), Thomas Wilmer Dewing, Hobbs, Susan A, Dewing, Thomas Wilmer, Smithsonian Institute Press, 1996, 1st, 1560986239, Softcover, wraps, English

Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938) was "best known for paintings of elegant, long-lined women posed in dreamlike settings." This first full-length study...

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Boris Vallejo, Vallejo, Boris, Signed by the artist, Fine/Fine, Arco, New York, 1985, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A first printing in incredible condition and signed by the artist! Boris describes how he creates his paintings "from initial concept, through the...

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Cathy and Arnie Fenner, Jeffrey Jones, Fenner, Cathy and Arnie, Jones, Jeffrey, Very Fine/Very Fine in shrinkwrap, Nevada City, CA, Underwood Books, 2002, 1st, 1887424571, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 176 pages, over 175 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The nicest collection of Jones' work ever published, this volume includes 175 paintings in full color. From the publisher: From the 1960s through the...

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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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Gershon Legman, Mahlon Blaine, Legman, Gershon, Blaine, Mahlon, #18 of 100 hardcover copies signed by contributors Legman, Trenary, and Arrington. "This special hardbound edition is limited to 125 copies, of which 100 are for sale.", Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Peregrine Books, Lansing, MI, 1982, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 104 pages, 8 color plates, over 70 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This is #18 of 100 hardcover copies signed by contributors Legman, Trenary, and Arrington. ("This special hardbound edition is limited to 125 copies, of...

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William Stout, Stout, William, Signed by Stout with a large drawing of an apatosaurus, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (small nick to dustjacket's bottom edge otherwise Very Fine), New York, Mallard, nd (c1981), 1st Mallard printing, 1st American trade hardcover edition, 0-792-45357-3, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, 76 color, over 90 black & white illustrations, illustrated endpapers, hardcover, cloth, English

Stout's classic volume: "the book that started the dinosaur renaissance." Profusely illustrated with 76 color and over 90 black & white illustrations....

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Near Fine (mild rubbing to the covers, only light shelfwear), Mingjue Helen Chen, Chen, Mingjue Helen, 2014, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Signed by the artist with a small head sketch of a girl and dated in the year of publication. Mingjue Helen Chen's out-of-print second collection of...

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Ralentir Passage D'Animaux
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Pierre Clement, Clement, Pierre, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 1988, 1st, 9782737655029, 8.5 inches, 6.25 inches, 64 pages, 28 full-page color illustrations and over 32 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, French

28 full-page color illustrations and over 32 black & white illustrations by this extraordinary French artist.

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Daniel Zimmer, Reynold Brown, Zimmer, Daniel, Brown, Reynold, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's original shrinkwrap, St. Louis, Illustrated Press, 2017, 1st revised, 9780982004128, 12.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 304 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This spectacular new book explores the life and work of Reynold Brown, one of the greatest movie poster artists in Hollywood history. This whopping 304...

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Torquere
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Hajime Sorayama, Sorayama, Hajime, Near Fine (light wear to the corners, flat, tight, clean), Tokyo, Sakuhin-sha Co., 1998, 14.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 96 pages, full-page color illustrations, softcover, wraps

10 x 14 inch, full-page color reproductions of Sorayama's hyper realistic watercolor illustrations.

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Lynda Barry, Barry, Lynda, Inscribed by author, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Montreal, Drawn & Quarterly, 2010, 1st, 9781897299647, 11.125 inches, 8.625 inches, 228 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This copy is inscribed on the title page by the artist who has added a small sketch of a monkey: "For Gary !! I went APE! Thank you for inviting me! I DUG...

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Jungle Queens - Signed 1st
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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Signed by the artist, Faint thumbdent to the pages otherwise Very Fine, Brandstudio, Bayside, 2008, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A selection of Frank's jungle-themed art from the last ten years. Includes the Shanna the She-Devil and Jungle Girl covers (sans logos and text); Cavewoman...

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Milo Manara, Manara, Milo, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse Comics, 2012, 1st, 978-1-59582-784-5, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 268 pages, black & white and 22 pages in color, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print in hardcover. From the publisher: Milo Manara's collaborations with legendary filmmaker Federico Fellini take center stage in this latest...

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Milo Manara, Manara, Milo, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse Comics, 2011, 1st, 978-1-59582-782-1, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 208 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print in hardcover. From the publisher: The Manara Library Volume One collects two of Manara's seminal works: the sweeping epic Indian Summer,...

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Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue
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Laurie Norton Moffatt, Norman Rockwell, Moffatt, Laurie Norton, Rockwell, Norman, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA, 1986, 1st, 13 inches, 10 inches, 1283 pages, 96 color plates & 3,594 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A boxed, two volume set of 1,200 pages with 96 color plates and 3,594 black & white illustrations. From the publisher: No true Rockwell fan...

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Aesop's Fables (Very Good+)
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Blanche Winder, Harry Rountree, Winder, Blanche, Rountree, Harry, Very Good+ (moderate wear to covers, spine ends and corners rubbed, spine cracked at pages 230-231, top- and fore-edge lightly soiled, corner of half-title page cut, 1950 gift inscription neatly written inside, interior sound), 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 very sound, solid copy of a fragile British children's book featuring 48 watercolor paintings by the inimitable Harry Rountree. This is the...

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Cathy & Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Cathy & Arnie, Very Good+ in Near Fine dustjacket (corners bumped, front board indented along top edge, interior Fine), Underwood Books, Nevada City, CA, 2009, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 264 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

One of the scarcest of the low print run hardcovers following the recession and the publisher was being very conservative on their print runs. Spectrum...

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Reynold Brown: A Life in Pictures
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Daniel Zimmer and David J. Hornung, Reynold Brown, Zimmer and David J. Hornung, Daniel, Brown, Reynold, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, St. Louis, Illustrated Press, 2008, 1st, 9780982004128, 12.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 224 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: William Reynold Brown (1917-1991) was a prolific American artist whose career embraced virtually every facet of...

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Studio Image 2
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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Very Good+ (some mild creases along the spine, mild wear to corners, interior pages bright and clean), Los Angeles, Oblagon, 1989, 2nd (1996), 0929463013, 11.5 inches, 16.5 inches, 40 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

An oversize portfolio of artwork by Mead. The selection emphasizes futuristic vehicles: cars, planes, ships, spacecraft and includes works going back to the...

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Whimsical Work of David Weidman
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David Weidman, Weidman, David, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Corte Madera, Gingko, 2008, 1st, 987158423091, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 216 pages, Over 200 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine

David Weidman's name may not be familiar, but his work certainly is. Weidman began his career as an animator in 1950s Los Angeles, painting backgrounds for...

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Rick Griffin, Griffin, Rick, Near Fine (light shelfwear to cover edges, flat, tight, clean), Laguna Art Museum/Gingko, Laguna Beach/Corte Madera, 2007, 1st, 13 inches, 9.75 inches, 156 pages, over 150 color illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

Presented in a lush oversize format, this comprehensive, career-spanning catalog features work from an exhibition organized by Laguna Art Museum. Heart and...

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Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket (moderate shelfwea, Clark Hulings, Hulings, Clark, White Burro Publishing, 1986, 1st, 11.4 inches, 14.4 inches, 192 pages, 154 color plates including actual size details highlighting brushwork, textures and other instructional aspects, also includes many field studies and 40 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A scarce monograph on this illustrator and landscape painter. This thick volume covers every aspect of his painting: landscapes, still lifes, portraits,...

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Studio Image 1
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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Very Good+ (mild wear to corners, light rubbing to covers, generally flat, clean), Los Angeles, Oblagon, 1988, 1st, 0929463005, 11.5 inches, 16.5 inches, 40 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

An oversize portfolio of artwork by Mead. The selection emphasizes fantasy and futuristic environments: Los Angeles in 2015, future technology, and space...

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Malcolm (Skip) Liepke, Liepke, Malcolm (Skip), Fine in Near Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Arcadia Fine Arts, 2004, 1st, 9780975440403, 13 inches, 13 inches, 260 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A massive coffee table book filled with brilliant, full-color reproductions of almost 200 major oil paintings by the phenomenal Malcolm Liepke. As Skip...

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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Limited to 2200 Deluxe copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Fine slipcase, Santa Cruz, Flesk, 2019, 1st, 978-1-64041-026-8, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

This is the hardcover signed deluxe edition of the Ballpoint Beauties book. This edition comes with a bonus signature page, premium cloth spine binding, and...

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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, Limited edition signed by J. David Spurlock and Frank Frazetta Jr., Very Fine in Fine slipcase in publisher's original shrinkwrap (thin cardboard slipcase may have very slight creases or bends) , Lakewood, Vanguard, 2020, 1st, 978-1-934331-82-8, 14.75 inches, 10.5 inches, 136 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

First Printing! Limited to 1500 copies signed by J. David Spurlock and Frank Frazetta Jr! This limited-edition deluxe hardcover edition features:...

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Giger's Alien
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H. R. Giger, Giger, H. R., Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Morpheus International, Beverly Hills, 1989, Later, 12 inches, 12 inches, 76 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, boards, English

Originally published in 1979, this book documents Giger's work on the Ridley Scott film. Includes Giger's paintings that inspired the alien; Giger's designs...

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Arnie and Cathy Fenner, Frank Frazetta, Fenner, Arnie and Cathy, Frazetta, Frank, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Underwood, Grass Valley, CA, 1999, 1st trade, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 192 pages, over 220 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. The scarce trade hardcover edition of this Frazetta monograph. Frank Frazetta, Edgar Rice Burroughs, & Illustration--a Foreword by...

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John Willie, Willie, John, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (very light wear), Paris, Futuropolis, 1985, 1st, Metaluna Store, 12 inches, 10 inches, 64 pages, 109 black-and-white photographs, Hardcover, boards, French

This collection of bondage and fetish photographs, all taken by John Willie in his home during the 50s, bring back to life that cultish and mysterious aura...

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The Book of Schuiten
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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Paris, Casterman, 2004, 1st, 978-2203343191, 12.3 inches, 10.3 inches, 136 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth

This English language art book on the Belgian comics artist is long out-of-print. A 16-page French translation is appended at the end of the book. Though...

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, A very light crease at the top corner otherwise Very Fine (flawless, very flat, tight, clean and bright), Fantagor, Kansas City, MO, 1994, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, 71 color and 25 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A nearly flawless, glossy, as new copy of this 1994 collection (very flat, tight, clean and bright). Only a very light crease at the top corner prevents...

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Luca Crova, Adolfo Castelli, Mino Milani, Aldo di Gennaro, Crova, Adolfo Castelli, Mino Milani, Luca, di Gennaro, Aldo, Near Fine (3/8" scrape marring the back cover, otherwise only light cover wear, very flat, tight, clean), Florence, Glamour International, 2001, 8.25 inches, 6.325 inches, 304 pages, profusely illustrated in black & white with 160 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

Glamour International needed a triple-length book to encompass the career of Aldo di Gennaro, one of Italy's most prolific and multitalented artists....

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Jamie Hewlett, Hewlett, Jamie, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (small bump to the lower rear corner, mild wear to the spine ends, covers very sound, interior Fine), Cologne, Taschen, 2017, 1st, 978-3-8365-6093-1, 12.5 inches, 9.8 inches, 424 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is a nice copy of the first printing--with the original multi-character cover--that quickly sold out. The second printing replaced the original...

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Opus, Vol. One
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Barry Windsor-Smith, Windsor-Smith, Barry, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light dustjacket wear), Fantagraphics, Seattle, 1999, 2nd, 11.25 inches, 8.8 inches, 176 pages, 66 color and 60 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An incredible collection of Barry Windsor-Smith artwork. Classic pieces and never-before-seen works, as well as sketches and in-progress drawings and...

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The Lost Frankenstein Pages
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Berni Wrightson, Wrightson, Berni, Very Good+ (uneven sunning to the spine, some spotting to the fore edge, mild wear, very flat, tight), Greencastle, PA, Apple Press, 1993, 1st, 0927203081, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, 44 full-page black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

A scarce, out-of-print collection of unpublished illustrations associated with Wrightson's legendary illustrated version of Frankenstein: preliminary...

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Fine (very flat, tight, clean), Fantagor, Kansas City, MO, 1994, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, 71 color and 25 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A sharp, unread copy of this 1994 collection (very flat, tight, clean). Only very light wear to the covers. From Corben's own publishing house Fantagor,...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine, issued without dustjacket (very light rubbing to covers, spine ends and corners sharp, interior very sharp), New York, Epic, 1992, 1st, 0871358344, 11.7 inches, 10.6 inches, 92 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The 1992 English language edition of Chroniques Metalliques (with better reproduction than the current Humanoides edition). An excellent collection of over...

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Drawers 1.0 - First Printing
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Small 1/16-inch closed tear at the spine otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Bordeaux, le Cycliste, 2001, 1st, 978-912249319, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, 112 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Claire's first career retrospective art book covering her first published comic book pages in 1989 through illustrations, character designs, and sketches...

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Burton Silverman, Silverman, Burton, Inscribed by the artis, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Madison Square Press, New York, 1998, 1st, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 157 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, cloth, English

This book is a retrospective of 25 years of work, containing 137 reproductions of his work, 88 full color plates. On each page, Silverman talks about his...

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Michael Kaluta, Kaluta, Michael, #62 of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, NBM, 2001, 1st, 1561632767, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, 125 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, boards, English

"At last, a beautiful full color compendium of the best of one of comic art's most beloved and revered artists! Illustrations, covers, sketches, work from...

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Derek Yaniger, Yaniger, Derek, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, London, Korero Books, 2008, 1st, 9780955833632, 9.25 inches, 11 inches, 112 pages, over 150 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. From the Publisher: Celebrating a retro subculture of tiki gods, hillbillies, and burlesque, this collection of Derek Yaniger's...

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