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John Atherton, Austin Briggs, Stevan Dohanos, Robert Fawcett, Peter Helck, Fred Ludekens, Al Parker, Norman Rockwell, Ben Stahl, Harold Von Schmidt, Jon Whitcomb, John Atherton, Austin Briggs, Stevan Dohanos, Robert Fawcett, Peter Helck, Fred Ludekens, Al Parker, Norman Rockwell, Ben Stahl, Harold Von Schmidt, Jon Whitcomb, Near Fine to Fine pages in Near Fine binders. Pages are clean but have slight age toning and edgewear. Some ringholes show mild wear/stress. The binders are lightly worn along the edges and seams., Institute of Commercial Art, Westport, CT, 1949-1952, 1st, 14 inches, 12 inches, 1552 pages, 23 color plates and over 4000 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, printed custom binders, English

This is not the Famous Artists School Course you are familiar with (24 lessons in 3 binders), this is the Advanced Course. In the advanced course,...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), #839 of 999 copies signed by the artist, Nine Fine-Very Fine volumes and one Near Fine volume (very light wear) in a Very Good+ slipcase (mild shelfwear, silver paper on the back of slipcase has started curling and peeling), Humanoides Associes, Paris, 1982, 1st, 6 inches, 8.3 inches, 1280 pages, 1170 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, French

A silver slipcase containing 10 booklets (6 x 8.25 inches, 128 pages each, softcover) reproducing the entirety of the 1170 storyboards drawn by Moebius for...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to 1500 copies, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Los Angeles, GDC Entertainment Ltd., 2002, 1st, 9628660314, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 115 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A lavish glossy full-color book on THRU THE MOEBIUS STRIP; the independently produced, computer animated film based upon an original story and designs by...

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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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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to one printing of 5000 copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris, 2010, 1st, 13 inches, 10 inches, 304 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial velvet boards, French

The massive catalogue for the 2010 Moebius exhibition at the Fondation Cartier in Paris. The book was limited to one printing of 5000 copies and sold...

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Bruce Timm, Timm, Bruce, an Artist's Proof signed by the artist and marked "AP", Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Santa Cruz, Flesk, 2011, 1st, 9781933865317, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 304 pages, over 325 illustrations, mostly in color, Hardcover, boards, English

A rare Artist's Proof of the Signed & Numbered Slipcased Hardcover Edition of this massive collection of Timm's nudes and good girl art--the only...

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The Kewpie Kutouts
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Rose O'Neill, VG (boards worn along edges, 1" split at spine tail, "Katherine Bane/January 2, 1915" written on the cover and "Katherine/from Father/January 2, 1915" written on the title page, interior sound), O'Neill, Rose, Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1914, 1st, pictorial boards

This copy includes the Kewpie Kutout paper dolls with color fronts and backs. 14 kewpies, six paper dolls, five dresses with fronts and backs. The...

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Stanislav Szukalski, Szukalski, Stanislav, Inscribed by the artist, Very Good (front cover torn, moderate wear to covers, staining to the back cover, mild wrinking to the first three pages, binding and interior sound), Glenn Bray, Sylmar, 1982, 1st, 12.25 inches, 11 inches, 94 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This copy is inscribed by Szukalski: "To Dear / Jim Hickey / With Good wishes / [undecipherable] gifted / Szukalski" It is inscribed to then Hanna-Barbera...

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Ludwig Hohlwein (1926)
  $900.00
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Ludwig Hohlwein, Frenzel, H. K, Hohlwein, Ludwig, Very Good+ (spine faded & ends frayed, corners lightly rubbed & frayed with boards showing but corners are still sharp, front cover bright, binding and interior Fine and well above average), Phonix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag, Berlin, 1926, 1st, 12 inches, 10 inches, 226 pages, 69 color and over 250 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, German, English

An incredible book on the most renown German commercial artist of the 20th century. Hohlwein was a master of design, the human figure and animal anatomy....

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Inscribed by the artist with a simple drawing of a star, Fine, Xerox, Paris, 2000, 1st, 8.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, 61 color illustrations, mostly full-page, softcover, wraps, French

An original book created by Moebius for Xerox to showcase the quality of their latest color printer. Printed and bound on a Xerox DocuColor 100. Published...

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Christopher Zavisa, Berni Wrightson, Zavisa, Christopher, Wrightson, Berni, #247 of 300 hardcover copies signed on an extra-illustrated plate by Wrightson, Harlan Ellison (introduction), & Zavisa, clothbound in a matching cloth-covered, velvet-lined clamshell box, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in a Near Fine clamshell box (some small light brown stains on the grey cloth exterior of the box), Underwood-Miller, Novato, CA/Lancaster, PA, 1991, 1st Underwood-Miller printing, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 360 pages, 100 color and 300 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

#247 of 300 hardcover copies signed on an extra-illustrated plate by Wrightson, Harlan Ellison (introduction), & Zavisa, clothbound in a matching...

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Jose Segrelles, Segrelles, Jose, #295 of 3000 copies, Fine/Fine, Graficas Bormac, Valencia, Spain, 1986, 1st, 13.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 188 pages, 194 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, Spanish

The largest and best monograph on this magnificent Spanish painter-illustrator. He illustrated Poe's Tales of Mystery & Imagination, Wells' The War of...

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Stan Stice, John Scoleri, Ralph McQuarrie, Stice, John Scoleri, Stan, McQuarrie, Ralph, Limited to 2000 copies, Very Fine/Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, Dreams and Visions Press, Santa Clara, 2007, 1st, 12 inches, 15 inches, vi, 394 pages, over 1000 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The Art of Ralph McQuarrie is a massive 400-page 12" x 15" career retrospective covering five decades of work, in technical illustration, book illustration,...

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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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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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Robert Crumb, Crumb, Robert, Limited to 500 serial numbered copies signed by the gallery owner-publisher Alexander Acevedo, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (book is slightly bowed, cloth at spine ends slightly pushed inward, small white paint mark on back cover, three corners very slightly pushed, small stain to fore edge, interior very solid and clean), Alexander Gallery, New York, 1993, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 360 pages, black & white with 9 pages in color, hardcover, decorative cloth with an onlaid plate, English

This is a thick (360 page!) hardcover catalog for an extensive, wide-ranging exhibition of rare Crumb original art at the Alexander Gallery in New York...

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2019, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 160 pages, 185 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is the sold out catalogue to the Richard Corben exhibition mounted for the Angouleme Comics Festival in January 2019. It includes 185 reproductions of...

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George Beahm, Beahm, George, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine in a Fine slipcase (the book is As New, but the slipcase has a very tiny bump to the upper corner), Lakewood, CO, Centipede, 2009, 1st, 978-1933618494, 11 inches, 15 inches, 448 pages, over 600 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

The slipcase has a very tiny bump to the upper corner (on The Stand side), but the rest of the slipcase and the book inside is perfect. The shrinkwrap is...

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Original Painting
  $600.00
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Nathan Fox, Signed by the artist, Fine, Fox, Nathan, 2012, 11.75 inches, 19 inches

A big, bold, brassy painting by Nathan Fox. Nathan Fox is an illustrator and comic book artist. His work has appeared in The New York Times Newspaper and...

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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Near Fine (light bump to the tail of the spine, only very light rubbing along spine and to corners, very sharp, no thumbdents, very flat, tight, clean), New York, Peacock Press/Bantam, 1985, 1st, 0553341758, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Inscribed on the last page: "Best Wishes to David-- / And thanks for your / help -- / Frank Frazetta" The single prior owner of this copy was...

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Michael Tierney, Tierney, Michael, Very Fine, issued without dustjackets, in Very Fine slipcase, Chenault & Gray Publishing, Little Rock, AR, 2018, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 1224 pages, 5000 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather, English

This is the Leatherbound Collector's Edition. About 150 were made for the Kickstarter backers, plus a small overrun; it is now completely sold out...

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Drew Struzan, Struzan, Drew, #16 of 25 numbered AP copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Mondo, Austin, TX, 2017, 1st, 24 inches, 18 inches, color, English

A set of the Signed Artist Proofs of Drew Struzan's (movie poster artist, Star Wars, Back to the Future, Indiana Jones) renditions of Frankenstein's monster...

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Alberto Vargas, Vargas, Alberto, Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (mild wear and several small tears to edges of dustjacket), Playboy Press, Chicago, 1972, 1st, 11 inches, 8.3 inches, 128 pages, 116 color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

A scarce collection in softcover, I have only seen one other hardcover copy in my life! This copy was "From the private library of Hugh Hefner's." Attached...

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Limited to 1500 copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2019, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 160 pages, 185 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is the sold out catalogue to the Richard Corben exhibition mounted for the Angouleme Comics Festival in January 2019. It includes 185 reproductions of...

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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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Roger Avermaete, #526 of 1000 copies, NF (fragile item, very sound, partly uncut), Avermaete, Roger, Dorbon Aine, 1928, 1st, wraps

"Illustrated with 239 woodcuts, 230 in black & white and nine in color, by various artists, of which 177 from the original blocks. Standard study...

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Sebastian Kruger, Signed and dated '97 by the artist with a simple drawing on the front free end paper. Signed again with an inscription on the first page, Very Fine/Very Fine, Kruger, Sebastian, Morpheus International, 1997, 1st, 1883398274, cloth

Signed and dated '97 by the artist with a simple drawing on the front free end paper. Signed again with an inscription on the first page. A full color...

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Lin Bloomfield, Norman Lindsay, Bloomfield, Lin, Lindsay, Norman, Print run of 2000 copies, Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Odana / Josef Lebovic Galleries, Sydney, 1998, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.9 inches, 480 pages, over 500 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: Over a period of eighty years Australian artist Norman Alfred Williams Lindsay (1897-1969) produced a prodigious amount of work...

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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), #973 of 999 copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2013, 1st thus, 97815954650291, 1594650292, 16 inches, 12 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first book in the series. Out of print! From the publisher: The first volume of The Incal, the bestselling international comics masterpiece by...

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Doug Sneyd, Sneyd, Doug, #88 of 500 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Fine slipcase, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2011, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 248 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This signed & numbered slipcased edition was limited to just 100 copies and sold out prior to publication! This copy is new and unread. "The...

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The New City - Hardcover 1st
  $500.00
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Lebbeus Woods, Woods, Lebbeus, Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Simon & Schuster, 1992, 1st, 0671781170, 15.25 inches, 11.25 inches, xii, 84 pages, 28 color and over 70 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

The late visionary architect and illustrator Lebbeus Woods' oversize art book. The author of several books on architecture, this is his best book from an...

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Axis in Agony!
  $500.00
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Boris Artzybasheff, Artzybasheff, Boris, Near Fine, Wickwire Spencer Steel Company, New York, 1944, 1st, 5.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 48 pages, 21 full-page and 1 smaller black & white illustration, Softcover, wraps, English

"Presenting a Series of Caricatures from the Brush of Boris Artzybasheff." The introduction: Boris Artzybasheff ... he hates in paint! How to present...

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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, #450 of 1200 numbered copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase, Underwood, Grass Valley, 1998, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, xii, 180 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A beautiful copy of the out-of-print deluxe slipcased edition, with an illustrated limitation page and 16 pages of drawings not included in the trade...

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Bruce Timm, Timm, Bruce, Tiny bend to the tip of the corner of the cover, otherwise Very Fine - new and unread, no thumbdents, spine unbroken, clean, tight, bright), Santa Cruz, Flesk, 2011, 1st, 9781933865317, 12 inches, 9 inches, 304 pages, over 325 illustrations, mostly in color, softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. A very sharp copy of this massive collection of Timm's nudes and good girl art. It would be hard to find another copy as nice as this one....

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H. K. Frenzel, Ludwig Hohlwein, Frenzel, H. K., Hohlwein, Ludwig, Very Good (cloth spine faded and spine ends frayed, lower corners bumped and cloth frayed with boards peeking, upper corners rubbed and cloth frayed with boards peeking, interior sound), Phonix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag, Berlin, 1926, 1st, 12 inches, 10 inches, 74 pages + 65 color plates + 223 b&w plates pages, 69 color and 275 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth

Ludwig Hohlwein (1874-1949) was the most renown German commercial artist of the 20th century. Hohlwein was a master of design, the human figure and animal...


Quatre-Vingt Huit
  $495.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light bump to the upper edge of the rear board, corners sharp, pages flat and clea, Paris, Casterman, 1990, 1st, 2-203-34602-7, 9.75 inches, 10.9 inches, 65 pages, 94 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A very sharp copy of a scarce collection of Moebius' abstract paintings and drawings. This book had one printing in 1990 and was never reprinted. Minimal...

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Lin Bloomfield, Norman Lindsay, Bloomfield, Lin, Lindsay, Norman, Print run of 2000 copies, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (lower tips lightly bumped, book is otherwise Fine, dustjacket spine ends and back cover rubbed), Odana / Josef Lebovic Galleries, Sydney, 1998, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.9 inches, 480 pages, over 500 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

"Over a period of eighty years Australian artist Norman Alfred Williams Lindsay (1897-1969) produced a prodigious amount of work -- pencil drawings, pen and...

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Sanjulian, Sanjulian, With an illustrated bookplate signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Big Wow Art Books, Lafayette, CA, 2019, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.25 inches, 312 pages, 330 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. Includes an illustrated bookplate signed by the artist. A new art book featuring 312 pages of the art of Manuel Perez Clemente, aka...

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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, #1380 of 2000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Near Fine (two small shallow impressions in the border area left of the image, slight age toning along the edges, otherwise flat and clean) with a Near Fine folder, Russ Cochran, West Plains, MO, 1975, 1st, 17 inches, 18 inches, color

Frazetta's "Golden Girl." A signed & numbered edition of 2000 copies. This 17" x 18" lithograph was printed in 12 colors to achieve a perfect match...


Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, Limited to 500 copies, Very Fine in Very Good+ envelope (moderate wear to edges of envelope), Middle Earth, Denver, CO, 1973, 1st, 15 inches, 11 inches, 7 11x15 plates

Absolutely rare in this pristine condition and with the original mailing envelope! This was the very first of the Frank Frazetta portfolios published by...

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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, #22 of 950 numbered copies signed by Joe Maddalena, President of Profiles in History, Very Fine without dust jacket, as issued, Profiles in History, Calabasa, CA, 2015, 1st, 15 inches, 10.75 inches, 200 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A Mint copy of the massive commemorative catalog - a S&N'd hardcover the size of an Artist Edition - for this Frazetta auction. The included works...

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Andrew Loomis, VG+/VG- (spine ends slightly frayed, upper corners mildly bumped, lower corners rubbed with boards peeking, otherwise very sound, tight, bright pages, dustjacket quite worn), Loomis, Andrew, Viking, 1961, 1st, cloth spine

Loomis' final and scarcest title . Contents: Unity, Simplicity, Design, Proportion, Color, Rhythm, Form, Texture, Values, Beauty of Subject, Technique. Two...

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Ashley Wood, Signed by the artist, VF, Wood, Ashley, IDW, 2004, 1st, color wraps

A mint copy, signed by Ashley, of the variant cover edition. "Drawings, scrawls, ideas, sketches, scribbles, and scratches by markers, ink, and paint."...

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Pierre-Paul Prud'hon, Fine/NF, Elderfield, John, Prud'hon, Pierre-Paul, Abrams, 1996, 1st, cloth

"This volume showcases the ravishing chalk studies of male and female nude models made after 1800 by famous French painter Pierre-Paul Prud'hon." One of...

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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Stuart Ng Books, Torrance, 2016, 1st, 9.75 inches, 6.6 inches, 184 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Claire has added a full page drawing on the first blank page inside this book. Forget-Me-Not: a new art book by Claire Wendling. Forget-Me-Not is...

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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Stuart Ng Books, Torrance, 2016, 1st, 9.75 inches, 6.6 inches, 184 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Claire has added a full page drawing on the first blank page inside this book. Forget-Me-Not: a new art book by Claire Wendling. Forget-Me-Not is...

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Berni Wrightson, Wrightson, Berni, One of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine box, Nakatomi, Austin, TX, 2016, 1st, 14.5 inches, 11.5 inches, color, English

This was Wrightson's final Signed & Numbered edition. In 1983, Stephen King wrote a novella especially for Wrightson to illustrate and Cycle of the...

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