Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
Very Fine/Fine, Michael Sowa, Sowa, Michael, Chronicle Books, 1996, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, English

The long out-of-print first edition of this collection of whimsical paintings. Foreword by Nick Bantock. From the publisher: A miniature pig...

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Very Fine, Harper Collins, 2010, 1st, 9780061928000, Softcover, French wraps

From the Society: This 51st edition of the Society of Illustrators Annual represents the very best work created throughout 2009.  These volumes...

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Very Fine, Harper Collins, 2013, 1st, 9780062222602, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the Society: This gorgeous 54th edition of the Society of Illustrators Annual represents the very best work created throughout 2012. These volumes...

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Art of Chiodo
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Joe Chiodo, Chiodo, Joe, Very slight thumb-dents otherwise Fine, Image, Fullerton, CA, 1997, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 93 pages, over 140 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A 1997 retrospective leaning heavily on chiodo's manga-inspired pin-up art.

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Inscribed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Derek Thompson, Thompson, Derek, 2009, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps

Inscribed by the artist with a full page drawing and dated '09. Derek is a concept artist and creature designer and story artist (Wall*E). He was Head...

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James Jean, Jean, James, Very Fine in a Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Tokyo, PIE International, 2015, 1st, 978-4756247131, 12 inches, 9 inches, 288 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Once I held this huge art book in my hands, I realized what a great value it was. From the publisher: Pareidolia is a long-awaited collection of the...

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Terryl Whitlatch, Whitlatch, Terryl, Very Fine, Culver City, Design Studio Press, 2015, 9 inches, 12 inches, 168 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: What is creature design? We all have a notion - mostly consisting of evocative images of otherworldly beings galloping, swimming,...

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Obey Giant - First Printing
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Shepard Fairey, Fairey, Shepard, Limited to 1500 copies, 1 inch closed tear to one page otherwise Fine, La Base 01, Paris, 2003, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.5 inches, 63 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

For the exhibition Obey giant, from 22/02/2003-05/04/2003, in Paris. Shepard Fairey Posters, 1993-2003.

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John Baeder's Road Well Taken
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Jay Williams, John Baeder, Williams, Jay, Baeder, John, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Vendome Press, 2015, 1st, 978-0-86565-319-1, 10 inches, 10 inches, 272 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A thick monograph on the photorealist painter. Over 300 color illustrations. From the publisher: A fascinating trip through the evocative remnants of...

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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Underwood Books, Grass Valley, CA, 2001, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Spectrum 8, the latest addition to the best-selling series, is a showcase for the best and brightest creators of contemporary fantasy and science fiction...

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Dave McKean, McKean, Dave, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Vertigo/DC, 2014, 1st, 978-1401250652, 11 inches, 8 inches, 224 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

An amazing collection of dark and arresting imagery, DREAM STATE: THE COLLECTED DREAMING COVERS presents the haunting artwork of this critically acclaimed...

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Even Mehl Amundsen, Amundsen, Even Mehl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2017, 2nd, 9791096315109, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

366 days, 366 sketches telling 366 stories, some smaller, some greater. Shared with the community, first online, and now as a series of books: TEGN -...

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Even Mehl Amundsen, Amundsen, Even Mehl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2018, 1st, 9791096315116, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

366 days, 366 sketches telling 366 stories, some smaller, some greater. Shared with the community, first online, and now as a series of books: TEGN -...

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Even Mehl Amundsen, Amundsen, Even Mehl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2018, 1st, 9791096315208, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

366 days, 366 sketches telling 366 stories, some smaller, some greater. Shared with the community, first online, and now as a series of books: TEGN -...

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David Michael Wieger, Terryl Whitlatch, Wieger, David Michael, Whitlatch, Terryl, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (mild rubbing to dustjacket edges), New York, Simon and Schuster, 2004, 1st, 9780743225007, 10.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 192 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

The first printing of the original edition from 2004. This is the only hardcover edition. From the dustjacket: The Katurran Odyssey is a remarkable...

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Jenny Allen, Jules Feiffer, Allen, Jenny, Feiffer, Jules, Inscribed by Allen and Feiffer, Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Pantheon, 2006, 1st, 9780375424533, 6.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 136 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Inscribed by husband and wife Jules Feiffer and Jenny Allen on the title page. The inscription is dated "Nov: 06" one month after publication. Here are...

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Kent Williams, Williams, Kent, Signed by the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, 101/Exhibit, Los Angeles, 2014, 1st, 10 inches, 12 inches, 36 pages, 22 color plates, Hardcover, cloth spine, boards, English

From the artist: This 36-page, 10" x 12" catalog from Kent Williams' 2014 exhibition at 101/Exhibit, features a foil-debossed and laminated cover on chip...

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Tanino Liberatore, Liberatore, Tanino, One of 120 signed & numbered copies, Very Fine, Edizioni Di, Italy, 2007, 1st, 9.75 inches, 7 inches, 44 pages, 32 full-page black & white illustrations, Hardcover, printed cardboard, Italian

Thirty-two stark ink brush drawings by Liberatore: bold graphic images of women (sometimes with men), all previously unpublished. Wordless except for a...

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Cromwell End Zone
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Cromwell, Cromwell, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2020, 1st, 9791096315307, 10.1 inches, 8.4 inches, 220 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

From the publisher: Obviously, you're already familiar with Cromwell! Cromwell the provocateur, Cromwell the subversive! Well in this artbook you'll find...

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Vance Kelly, Kelly, Vance, with an illustrated bookplate signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Hero Complex Gallery, Los Angeles, 2020, 1st, 8.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 132 pages, over 130 color illustrations, Hardcover, decorative leather, English

The first book collecting Vance Kelly's pop culture illustrations and artwork. Covering his entire career, focusing on his rock and movie artworks. Almost...

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Sparrow #4: Shane Glines
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Shane Glines, Glines, Shane, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW, San Diego, 2007, 2nd, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. A great collection, Primarily finished color pieces, with some drawings.

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Sideshow Fine Art Prints Vol. 1
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Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild bump to the tail of the spine, corners square, one page corner creased, otherwise interior is tight and clean), Insight, San Rafael, 2020, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 240 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A glorified showroom catalog of Sidshow Collectibles' line of limited edition art prints of DC and Marvel superheroes. Each print is reproduced full-page...

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Travelers
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Aron Wiesenfeld, Wiesenfeld, Aron, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, San Diego, Clover Press, 2021, 1st, 9781951038281, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Published simultaneously in softcover and hardcover, this is the hardcover edition . From the publisher: Acclaimed San Diego artist Aron Wiesenfeld...

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Tony Harris: Art & Skulduggery
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Tony Harris, Harris, Tony, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW / Desperado, 2010, 1st, 978-1600107191, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 312 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Tony Harris' only full fledged art book. Out of print and hard to find in pristine condition! From the publisher: Desperado Publishing presents the...

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Batman: Odyssey
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Neal Adams, Adams, Neal, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Burbank, DC Comics, 2012, 1st, 9781401236830, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 368 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Batman: Odyssey, a singular and epic Batman tale, collects Batman: Odyssey #1-6 (Vol. 1) and #1-7 (Vol. 2). Out of print except in a $100 omnibus. From...

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Miss in Paris
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Matthieu Forichon, Forichon, Matthieu, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Akileos, Paris, 2011, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 168 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French English

This is an invitation for a wonderful walk in a Paris as seen through the eyes of an artist deeply in love with the city. Par Ici are stolen moments of...

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Visions of Whence
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Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light rubbing to covers otherwise Very Fine), Cory Godbey, Godbey, Cory, 2018, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 300 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the artist: Visions of Whence is an anthology comprised of my first five themed sketchbooks: The Hidden People, Menagerie, Lyrebird, Studies from...

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Sparrow #4: Shane Glines
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Shane Glines, Glines, Shane, Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW Publishing, San Diego, 2007, 1st, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. A great collection, Primarily finished color pieces, with some drawings.

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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Very Fine, Berkeley, Image, 2013, 1st thus, 9781607067511, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print . Foreword by Geoff Darrow with a self-portrait! From the publisher: Highlighting the latest covers, pin-ups, illustrations, paintings,...

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Gris Grimly, Grimly, Gris, Limited to 3000 copies, Very Fine, Baby Tattoo, Los Angeles, 2011, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 180 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Over the past 13 years, Gris Grimly has cultivated a reputation as one of his generation's most likable purveyors of sinister art. As an author and...

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Dave McKean, McKean, Dave, Limited to 3000 copies, Very Fine, Allen Spiegel Fine Arts, Pacific Grove, 2008, 1st, 9.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 200 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

"A collection of random drawings."


Guweiz: The Art of Gu Zheng Wei
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Gu Zheng Wei (Guweiz), Wei (Guweiz), Gu Zheng, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, 3dtotal Publishing, Worcester, 2020, 9781912843169, 12 inches, 9.2 inches, 152 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: Digital artist Zheng Wei Gu (AKA Guweiz) shares his anime-inspired world in this beautifully produced and insightful book, leading...

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Dibujante Nocturno (Francisco Garcés), Dibujante Nocturno (Francisco Garcés), Fine, issued without dustjacket, Worcester, 3dtotal Publishing, 2020, 1st, 9781909414938, 12.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 152 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the second art collection by the Spanish artist/illustrator Dibujante Nocturno (Francisco Garcés) after his Ominiky Ediciones monograph....

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Djamila Knopf, Knopf, Djamila, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Worcester, 3dtotal Publishing, 2020, 1st, 9781912843213, 11.5 inches, 8.9 inches, 152 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Illustrator Djamila Knopf leads us through her world, where anime-influenced characters, exquisite settings, and the process of...

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Eliza Ivanova, Ivanova, Eliza, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Worcester, 3dtotal Publishing, 2021, 1st, 978-1-912843-08-4, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 152 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Eliza Ivanova explains her approach and technique in this instructional book. A nice companion to her sketch/art book Raw Material. From the publisher:...

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A Brush With Life
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Very Fine/Fine, Glen Loates, Loates, Glen, Abrams, 1984, 1st, 81 pages + 86 color plates, 157 illustrations, including 86 color plates, Hardcover, cloth

North American wildlife. "Few artists have been blessed with Glen Loates’ skill in depicting nature accurately, and few who specialize in painting...

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William Stout, VF/VF, Stout, William, Flesk, 2009, 1st, cloth, English

This is a great book featuring large scale painted panoramic scenes overflowing with prehistoric animals.  Introduction by Ray Harryhausen . From...

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Digital Beauties
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VF, Julius Wiedemann, Wiedemann, Julius, Taschen, 2001, 1st, Softcover, wraps

2D and 3D computer generated digital models, virtual idols and characters. "Taschen goes digital. The first book in our groundbreaking new series of...

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Near Fine, Wah Ming Chang, Barrow and Glen Chang, David, Chang, Wah Ming, 1989, 1st, 0962529311, Softcover, wraps, English

Wah Ming Chang was an award-winning film & TV special FX artist (Disney, Puppetoons, George Pal, Star Trek) as well as a painter & sculptor. This...

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Los Elegidos
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Very slight surface nicks otherwise VF, Dibbuks, 2004, 1st, pictorial boards, Spanish

A collection of the best illustrations to appear in the magazine Training & Development Digest in its fifty first issues. This book reflects almost a...

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Seres Extraordinarios
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Tino Gatagán, Fine, Gatagán, Tino, Dibbuks, 2006, 1st, French wraps, French, English, Spanish

A collection of outstanding works by this Spanish illustrator of over 100 books worldwide. Works in acrylic, pastel, and mixed media. Text in English,...

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Burning Inside: The Art of Jean-Sébastien Rossbach
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Very Fine, Jean-Sebastien Rossbach, Rossbach, Jean-Sebastien, CFSL Ink, 2012, 1st, 9782359470321, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A ten-year retrospective of the French illustrator, known for his work for Magic: The Gathering, Marvel and Dark Horse. From the publisher: Whether...

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The Vader Project Auction
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Very Fine, Freeman's, 2010, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

For this unique project, 100 artists customized 1:1 scale authentic prop replicas of the actual Darth Vader helmet featured in the STAR WARS films. This...

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Si Te He Visto No Me Acuerdo
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Very Fine, Jordi Labanda, Labanda, Jordi, Editorial RM, 2008, 1st, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, Spanish

Labanda is a commercial illustrator living and working in Barcelona since 1993. This is a collection of 58 full-color cartoons for the slick magazines. The...

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Very Fine/Very Fine, James Prosek, Prosek, James, Rizzoli, 2012, 1st, 9780847839070, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: The captivating watercolors of James Prosek, the artist the New York Times calls "the Audubon of the fishing world." In the...

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Mark Ryden: The Gay '90s
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Very Fine, Mark Ryden, Erlanson, Amanda, Ryden, Mark, Rizzoli, 2013, 1st, 978-0-8478-3985-8, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Celebrated Pop Surrealist artist Mark Ryden’s newest body of work, presented in this book for the first time. Crowned "the...

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Very Fine, Massimo Carnevale, Carnevale, Massimo, Editoriale Aurea, 2010, 1st, 9788861232891, Softcover, wrap, Italian

This art book reproduces all previous 77 painted covers to "John Doe" by Massimo Carnevale as full-page illustrations without logos or text. The...

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Very Fine in publisher's shrink wrap, IDW, San Diego, CA, 2007, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 216 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

"It’s about pictures." Full-color images: paintings, digital, drawings, and sketches; and sometimes short interviews with the artists. Edited and...

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