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Walt Reed, Harold Von Schmidt, Reed, Walt, Von Schmidt, Harold, Fine lacking dustjacket, Northland, Flagstaff, AZ, 1972, 1st, 13 inches, 10.2 inches, 230 pages, 50 color and 170 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A very sharp copy of the only major monograph on this Saturday Evening Post illustrator and Western painter. Written by illustration expert and founder of...

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Painting Nature's Quiet Places
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Thomas Aquinas Daly, Daly, Thomas Aquinas, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Watson-Guptill, New York, 1985, 2nd 1987, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, 135 color plates, hardcover, cloth, English

Subtitled: Conveying mood and a sense of place in your paintings. Shows examples of the author's landscapes and still lifes, offers advice on...

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Terry Wieland, Guy Coheleach, Wieland, Terry, Coheleach, Guy, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (half-inch closed tear to otherwise Fine dustjacket), Briar Patch Press, Camden, SC, 1990, 1st, 11 inches, 12 inches, 176 pages, 108 color plates, dozens of black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A comprehensive monograph on this animal artist specializing in big cats and African mammals. From the publisher: During his three decades as a...

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James Montgomery Flagg
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Susan E. Meyer, James Montgomery Flagg, Meyer, Susan E., Flagg, James Montgomery, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light dustjacket wear), New York, Watson-Guptill, 1974, 1st, 0-8230-1835-0, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 208 pages, 70 color plates and 175 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The primary reference on this multifaceted artist. He was a pen & ink virtuoso, painted the "I Want You" Uncle Sam recruiting poster, wrote and directed...

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James Montgomery Flagg
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Susan E. Meyer, James Montgomery Flagg, Meyer, Susan E., Flagg, James Montgomery, Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (dustjacket lightly edgeworn with two small tears), New York, Watson-Guptill, 1974, 1st, 0-8230-1835-0, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 208 pages, 70 color plates and 175 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The primary reference on this multifaceted artist. He was a pen & ink virtuoso, painted the "I Want You" Uncle Sam recruiting poster, wrote and directed...

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Vargas
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Alberto Vargas, Reid Austin, Alberto Vargas, Vargas, Reid Austin, Alberto, Vargas, Alberto, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket), Harmony, New York, 1978, 4th, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 128 pages, 200 illustrations, over 60 in color, hardcover, cloth, English

The first comprehensive retrospective of the artist's career and a complete biography of the artist. Vargas himself contributes a step-by-step description...

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Life Before Man
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Zdenek Spinar, Zdenek Burian, Spinar, Zdenek, Burian, Zdenek, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (very sound, corners sharp, prev owner's address label on the front free endpaper, small tear at the top of the dustjacket spine otherwise only light wear and Near Fine), Cresent, New York, 1972, 1st American, 11.2 inches, 8.6 inches, 228 pages, 162 color and 26 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This first printing from 1972 features cleaner and sharper reproduction of the 162 Burian paintings of prehistoric animal life contained herein than any of...

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Gordon T. McClelland, Jay T. Last, McClelland, Jay T. Last, Gordon T., Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket spine sunned), Hillcrest Press, Beverly Hills, 1985, 1st, 9.5 inches, 11 inches, 264 pages, 200 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

"This new representational art, defined by a large format, free broad brush strokes, and strong rich colors, documented scenes and activities of everyday...

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Alfons Mucha Slovanska Epopej
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Lenka Bydzovska, Karel Srp, Alfons Mucha, Bydzovska, Karel Srp, Lenka, Mucha, Alfons, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Prague, Galerie hlavnĂ­ho m sta Prahy, 2011, 1st, 9788070100042, 12.8 inches, 11.25 inches, 384 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, Czech

Alfons Mucha The Slav Epic. A huge, clothbound catalog, profusely illustrated with photos and details of Mucha's Slav Epic paintings--a series of ten...

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Joseph Augusta, Zdenek Burian, Augusta, Joseph, Burian, Zdenek, Prev owner's name and date Feb. 1957 neatly written on the front free endpaper otherwise Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket) in remnants of cardboard slipcase (split along the seams), Spring Books, London, 1958, 1st, 14 inches, 10 inches, 47 pages + 60 plates pages, 30 color and 30 black & white plates, hardcover, cloth, English

A beautiful copy of this sixty year old volume in the famous Augusta-Burian prehistoric life series. This volume is devoted to the dinosaurs. From the...

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Joseph Augusta, Zdenek Burian, Augusta, Joseph, Burian, Zdenek, Near Fine (upper rear corner bumped, otherwise Fine) in Near Fine dustjacket (upper corners wrinkled otherwise only light wear) in remnants of cardboard slipcase, Paul Hamlyn, London, 1966, 1st, 14 inches, 10 inches, 79 pages + 23 plates pages, 4 double-page and 19 full-page color plates, 27 black & white illustrations by Burian, 44 other illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A beautiful copy of this 55-year-old volume in the famous Augusta-Burian prehistoric life series. This volume is devoted to early mammals and birds. From...

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Coverama: Alternate Worlds
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Marc Simonetti, Simonetti, Marc, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Bragelonne, 2015, 1st, 9782811216290, 12.8 inches, 9.7 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, wraps

Marc Simonetti (born in 1977) is a French conceptual artist and illustrator. He worked on Valérian and the city of a thousand planets with Luc Besson...

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June DuBois, William R. Leigh, DuBois, June, Leigh, William R., Fine in Fine dustjacket, Lowell Press, Kansas City, MO, 1977, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, xiv, 210 pages, 66 color and over 60 black & white illustrations, 24 photos, Hardcover, leather spine, cloth, English

William Robinson Leigh (1866 - 1955) was an American artist and illustrator, best known for his painted Western scenes (and a favorite of mine for his many...

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A Thomason Sketchbook
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Arnold Rosenfeld, John W. Thomason Jr., Rosenfeld, Arnold, Thomason, Jr., John W., Fine in Fine price-clipped dustjacket (attractive bookplate on front free end paper, tail of dustjacket spine bumped), University of Texas Press, Austin, 1969, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 128 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Beautiful sketches in pencil, pen & ink, and occasionally ink wash, by this artist, writer, professional soldier who lived from 1893-1944. Edited by...

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Tralalajahal
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Pierre Clement, Clement, Pierre, Very Good+ (oversized corners bumped, mild cover wear, interior clean and sound), Reporter, Paris, 1991, 1st, 10.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 36 pages, 24 color illustrations, Softcover, vinyl wraps

Pierre Clement is an clear line artist and designer who has created the magical and mysterious land of Tralalajahal. Beautifully illustrated and designed....

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Eric Kroll, Bill Ward, Kroll, Eric, Ward, Bill, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine belly band, Koln, Taschen, 2006, 13.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This massive tome on Ward includes the most extensive and intimate biography of the artist extant. Out of print. From the publisher: "Ward's women...

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Ronald Searle: A Biography
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Russell Davies, Ronald Searle, Davies, Russell, Searle, Ronald, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Sinclair-Stevenson, London, 1990, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 192 pages, 42 color and 190 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An illustrated biography of Searle's first seventy years. Includes 42 color and 190 black & white illustrations, and a bibliography of Searle's books.

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Heinrich Kley, Kley, Heinrich, Very Good (corners rubbed with some laminate peeling, binding strong, internally sound), New York, Dover, 1962, 10.7 inches, 7.9 inches, iv, 104 pages, 158 illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. A selection of all of the drawings from two Kley art books published in Germany: Leut' und Viecher (1912) and Sammel-Album (1923) except...


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Heinrich Kley, Kley, Heinrich, Very Good (corners rubbed, binding strong, internally sound), New York, Dover, 1962, 10.7 inches, 7.9 inches, iv, 104 pages, 158 illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Out of print . A selection of all of the drawings from two Kley art books published in Germany: Leut' und Viecher (1912) and Sammel-Album (1923) except...


Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, With a print limited to 1000 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, France, Editions Caurette, 2021, 1st, 979-10-96315-88-8, 17 inches, 12 inches, 100 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards

A large format book (30 x 42 cm) reproducing one hundred never-before-seen drawings at their original size! Printed on a deluxe Fedrigoni 170g paper....

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Harold Lloyd Lyon, Lyon, Harold Lloyd, Inscribed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Lyon Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, 1993, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 104 pages, 109 color and over 300 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Harold Lloyd Lyon (1930 - 2020) was a contemporary painter of cowboys and Western subjects. He lived in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Ontario, Canada. Out of...

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Nick Meglin, Meglin, Nick, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (corners very sharp, previous owner's name written on the front free endpaper, interior Fine, dustjacket edgeworn with several small nicks and tears), Watson-Guptill, New York, 1973, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.7 inches, 160 pages, over 150 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Profusely illustrated interviews with Sergio Aragones, Paul Coker, Jack Davis, Mort Drucker, Johnny Hart, Al Jaffee, Bob Jones, Norman Rockwell, Arnold...

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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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Walt Reed, Joseph Clement Coll, Reed, Walt, Coll, Joseph Clement, One of 750 numbered copies signed by the compiler, Walt Reed, Fine in Fine price-clipped dustjacket, Donald M. Grant, Westport, CT, 1978, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.8 inches, 176 pages, over 250 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather, English

The hardcover edition limited to 750 copies and signed by the legendary illustration historian Walt Reed. The classic 1978 monograph on this pen &...

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John M. Carroll, Harold Von Schmidt, Carroll, John M., Von Schmidt, Harold, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Old Army Press, Ft. Collins, CO, 1973, 1st, 8.6 inches, 11 inches, 98 pages, 16 color and over 45 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An overview of Von Schmidt's entire career - Advertising art, calendar art, wartime, sea tales, animal studies, Tugboat Annie magazine illustrations. With...

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Cortlandt Schoonover, Frank Schoonover, Schoonover, Cortlandt, Schoonover, Frank, Near Fine in Very Good+ price-clipped dustjacket (cloth slightly sunned, interior fine, very flat, tight, clea, Watson-Guptill, New York, 1976, 1st, 11.4 inches, 11 inches, 208 pages, 48 color plates, 150 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The best monograph on this Brandywine School illustrator. Long out of print. From the publisher: Frank Schoonover, one of the giants of the Golden...

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The Most of John Held, Jr.
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Mark Connelly, John Held Jr., Connelly, Mark, Held, Jr., John, Near Fine in Very Good price-clipped dustjacket (book clean, corners shar, Stephen Greene Press, Brattleboro, VT, 1972, 1st, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 144 pages, 117 illustrations, 38 pages in color, hardcover, cloth, English

Still the best collection of this artist's work to date. This monograph coincided with a major traveling retrospective and covers all aspects of Held's...

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Abbott Handerson Thayer
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Ross Anderson, Abbott Thayer, Anderson, Ross, Thayer, Abbott, Near Fine (spine rubbed, covers lightly rubbed), Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY, 1982, 1st, 10 inches, 8.25 inches, 144 pages, 16 color plates, 130 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

This 1982 retrospective exhibition catalog is the best illustrated treatment to date of this painter. Despite the immense popularity of his paintings of...

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Henry C. Pitz, Howard Pyle, Pitz, Henry C., Pyle, Howard, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Clarkson N. Potter, New York, 1975, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.4 inches, viii, 248 pages, 39 color and 165 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A first edition/printing of the major monograph on Pyle written by fellow illustrator and illustration historian Henry Pitz. Includes 39 color and 165 black...

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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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Daniel Zimmer, Herbert Paus, Zimmer, Daniel, Paus, Herbert, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, Decatur, IL, 2021, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 300 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Another great entry in The Illustrated Press' series of artist monographs. Herbert Paus was a contemporary of J.C. Leyendecker. They both created...

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Norman Saunders
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David Saunders, Norman Saunders, Saunders, David, Saunders, Norman, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2008, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 368 pages, over 880 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: NORMAN SAUNDERS (1907-1989) was the legendary illustrator of Mars Attacks, Wacky Packages, Batman, Pre-Code Comics, Men's Adventure,...

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Reid Stewart Austin, George Petty, Austin, Reid Stewart, Petty, George, The Deluxe Edition with an extra gatefold pin-up not in the trade edition, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Gramercy, New York, 1997, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 192 pages, 152 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, cloth spine, English

This is the Deluxe Edition with an extra gatefold pin-up not in the trade edition. The only monograph on this popular pin-up artist (1894-1975) who...

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Ernest W Watson, Watson, Ernest W, Very Good+ lacking dustjacket (mild wear to edges of the corners, corners sharp, previous owner's name written on the front endpaper, interior sound), Watson-Guptill, New York, 1946, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, xv, 318 pages, 24 color and 300 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Forty top illustrators discuss their approach, method and techniques. The illustrators chosen range from the traditional Golden Age magazine illustrators to...


John Fleskes, Joseph Clement Coll, Fleskes, John, Coll, Joseph Clement, The hardbound edition limited to 800 copies, Three inconspicuous highlighter marks (one opposite the half-title and two on the copyright page) otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Flesk, Santa Cruz, CA, 2003, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 168 pages, over 220 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The second monograph devoted to the art of pen & ink master Joseph Clement Coll. Over 220 illustrations. Out of print in softcover and hardcover. This...

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Anthony Quinn, Jack Vettriano, Quinn, Anthony, Vettriano, Jack, Signed by the artist, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, London, Pavilion Books, 2004, 1st, 9781862056466, 1-86205-646-3, 11.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth, English

A first printing signed by the artist. From the dustjacket: Over the last few years Jack Vettriano has risen to fame meteorically. Emerging from the...

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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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Charles R. Knight, Knight, Charles R., Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Indiana Univ. Press, Bloomington, 2001, 1st, 8.75 inches, 10.5 inches, xxiv, 70 pages, 33 full-page illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Featuring 33 finished pencil drawings by Charles R. Knight. From the publisher: First published in 1946 Charles R. Knight's "Life Through the Ages"...

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Carl Rungius, Rungius, Carl, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Warwick, Toronto, 2001, 1st, 10.3 inches, 10.3 inches, 169 pages, over 150 color and 38 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Carl Rungius was a masterful painter and one of the best wildlife artists of the 20th century. Academically trained in Germany, Rungius traveled and painted...

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Tanks and How to Draw Them...
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Terence Cuneo, Cuneo, Terence, Very Good+ (light wear, sharp corners), Studio, London, 1943, 1st revised 1945, 6.8 inches, 5.5 inches, 64 pages, 86 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A scarce--and fascinating--title in the Studio's excellent How to Draw series. First published in 1943, it was revised and reprinted in 1945 to incorporate...

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Hajime Sorayama, Sorayama, Hajime, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Tokyo, Treville, 2000, 1st, 9784309904092, 14.5 inches, 10.75 inches, 120 pages, full-page color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

This 10 x 14 inch, large format book reproduces 73 major works as full-page and double-page color illustrations as well as a number of additional images and...

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Arnold Palmer, Sir William Russell Flint, Palmer, Arnold, Flint, Sir William Russell, Very Good+ in Good dustjacket (blunt bump to the bottom edge, otherwise mild wear, corners shar, Studio, London, 1943, 2nd 1943, 10 inches, 6.5 inches, 148 pages, 8 color plates, 128 black & white plates, Hardcover, cloth, English

Flint was an illustrator and painter best known for his watercolor landscapes and nudes. This book includes a biography of Flint, 136 illustrations with...

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Show Business is No Business
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Al Hirschfeld, Hirschfeld, Al, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (only light wear, very sound, corners sharp, light dustjacket wear), Simon & Schuster, New York, 1951, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.75 inches, xiii, 142 pages, 82 two-color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, English

Lively witty essays on the theatre written & illustrated by Hirschfeld. Hirschfeld describes the world he knows so well in eleven chapters: Theatres,...

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Gordon Grant Sketchbook
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Gordon Grant, Grant, Gordon, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (light wear, very clean, bookplate on front endpaper, moderate wear to topedge of dustjacket), Watson-Guptill, New York, 1960, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 80 pages, over 200 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

"This inspiring book brings together over 200 heretofore unpublished drawings from the personal sketchbooks of a famous marine artist. Of equal interest to...

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Ronald Searle: A Biography
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Russell Davies, Ronald Searle, Davies, Russell, Searle, Ronald, Very Good+ in Near Fine dustjacket (bump to the bottom edge of the rear board otherwise only light wear), Sinclair-Stevenson, London, 1990, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 192 pages, 42 color and 190 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An illustrated biography of Searle's first seventy years. Includes 42 color and 190 black & white illustrations, and a bibliography of Searle's books.

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H. Barbara Weinberg, Jean-Leon Gerome, Weinberg, H. Barbara, Gerome, Jean-Leon, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket spine sunned), Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, 1984, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 128 pages, 69 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A fascinating look at the influence of this French painter on some 150 American students. Some of the better known names are George Bridgman, Edwin Lord...

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Godmachine, Godmachine, Signed by the artist, Very Good+ in Near Fine dustjacket (upper corners badly bumped, board peeking thru one corner, and the tips of the pages lightly bent at that corner, otherwise the book is Very Fine, new and seemingly unread), Flood Gallery, London, 2014, 1st, 13.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 240 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

This copy from the Kickstarter campaign is signed by the artist and includes these exclusive extras: Two signed A4 size (8.25 x 11.75) color prints...

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One of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Tula Lotay, Lotay, Tula, 2015, 1st, 5.7 inches, 5.7 inches, 50 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Tula Lotay's limited edition art book from 2015. 160gsm Splendorgel stock. Cover: 300gsm Tintoretto Gesso Stock. With a separate color print on heavy...

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