Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
One of 100 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Jason Chalker aka Manly Art, Chalker aka Manly Art, Jason, DKE Toys, 2021, 1st, 9 inches, 6 inches, 40 pages, 34 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Thirty-four paintings of Boba Fett! A collection of the thirty-four original backer card paintings by Jason Chalker, aka Manly Art, for a 2017 limited...

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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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Malcolm (Skip) Liepke, Liepke, Malcolm (Skip), Very Fine, Arcadia Fine Arts, New York, 2008, 1st, 5.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 14 pages, 11 color illustrations, softcover, wraps

Oils on canvas. 11 small works with dimensions of 14" x 12" or 12" x 4".

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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Near Fine (very light wear to the lower corners, light rubbing to the back cover, very flat, tight, clean), 3A Publishing, Kowloon, 2012, 1st, 12 inches, 12 inches, 48 pages, 27 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

The catalog to the exhibition to Ashley Wood's first-ever fine-art gallery show at the Jonathan Levine gallery in NYC! This was published by Ashley's own 3A...

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Lucio Perinotto Artbook 4
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Lucio Perinotto, Perinotto, Lucio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Geneva, Paquet, 2019, 1st, 9782889325047, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new collection of 37 paintings made for the covers of the magazine Le Fana de l'Aviation, as well as over 100 incredible pencil drawings published for the...

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Lucio Perinotto Artbook 3
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Lucio Perinotto, Perinotto, Lucio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Geneva, Paquet, 2016, 1st, 978-2888907749, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new collection of 30 paintings made for the covers of the magazine Le Fana de l'Aviation, as well as over 100 incredible pencil drawings published for the...

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Very Fine, Glenn Barr, Barr, Glenn, La Luz de Jesus / Last Gasp, 2003, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

The first collection of Barr's hip cartoon paintings. Now out-of-print. "Glenn Barr's robots, creatures, and vixens live in a seedy yet swinging 1960s...

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Glenn Barr, Barr, Glenn, Fine, La Luz de Jesus/Last Gasp, Los Angeles, 2003, 1st, 9.5 inches, 7.25 inches, 96 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The first collection of Barr's hip cartoon paintings. Now out-of-print. "Glenn Barr's robots, creatures, and vixens live in a seedy yet swinging 1960s...

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Lovers and Other Strangers
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Jack Vettriano, Vettriano, Jack, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (Some wear to the spine of the dustjacket), Fall River Press, New York, 2009, 9781435118928, 8.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 160 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

The painter Jack Vettriano emerged from unlikely beginnings as an apprentice mining engineer in Fife- unknown and untutored- to see his paintings acquired...

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Lovers and Other Strangers
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Anthony Quinn, Jack Vettriano, Quinn, Anthony, Vettriano, Jack, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to the dustjacket), New York, Barnes & Nobles Books, 2005, 1st thus, 9781435118928, 11.75 inches, 9.4 inches, 160 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Jack Vettriano's first collection of paintings. Out of print. From the publisher: The painter Jack Vettriano emerged from unlikely beginnings as an...

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Lorelay Bove, Helen Chen, Claire Keane, Lisa Keene, Brittney Lee, Victoria Ying, Lorelay Bove, Helen Chen, Claire Keane, Lisa Keene, Brittney Lee, Victoria Ying, A Kickstarter copy with a bookplate signed by the six artists, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Design Studio Press, Culver City, 2014, 1st, 10.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 136 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A Kickstarter First Printing of the book with a bookplate signed by the six artists. An anthology of artwork by artists Lorelay Bove (The Princess and...


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Lorelay Bove, Helen Chen, Claire Keane, Lisa Keene, Brittney Lee, Victoria Ying, Lorelay Bove, Helen Chen, Claire Keane, Lisa Keene, Brittney Lee, Victoria Ying, Signed by the six artists each of whom has added a drawing, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Culver City, Design Studio Press, 2014, 1st, 9781624650130, 10.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 136 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This first printing has been signed by all six participating artists each of whom has added a drawing! Plus two exclusive Kickstarter rewards in...


Lorelay Bove, Helen Chen, Claire Keane, Lisa Keene, Brittney Lee, Victoria Ying, Lorelay Bove, Helen Chen, Claire Keane, Lisa Keene, Brittney Lee, Victoria Ying, A special bookplate signed by the six artists is attached to the front endpaper, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Design Studio Press, Culver City, 2014, 1st, 10.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 136 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A Kickstarter First Printing of the book with a special bookplate, signed by all six artists, attached to the front endpaper. An anthology of artwork...

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Louis Thomas: Portraits
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Louis Thomas, Thomas, Louis, Limited to 500 copies, Very Fine, Editions de Pipo, Paris, 2016, 1st, 12 inches, 8.25 inches, 144 pages, 81 full-page and over 50 smaller color illustrations and 24 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

A collection of portraits by Louis Thomas, a book, magazine and advertising illustrator and a visual development artist and character designer in the...

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Tara McPherson, McPherson, Tara, Slight rubbing to the cover, otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dark Horse Comics, Milwaukie, OR, 2009, 9781595822222, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, padded pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Loss, love, and loneliness. Altered forms and transfigured ideas. Power and vulnerability. Parallel universes of...

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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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Lore Book One (Signed)
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Ashley Wood, Signed by the artist, VF, Louise, T. P., Wood, Ashley, IDW, 2004, 1st, wraps

From the publisher: "Collecting the first three volumes of Ashley Wood's masterpiece of mythology gone wild, the Lore trade paperback presents the story of...

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Loose Joints 1
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Fine, Jonny Negron, Negron, Jonny, Space Face Books, 2014, 978-0-9838005-5-2, 8 inches, 6 inches, 52 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A 52 page collection of comics from artist Jonny Negron.

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light rubbing to the acetate dustjacket), Elizabeth Ito, Kevin Dart, Ito, Elizabeth, Dart, Kevin, Fleet Street Scandal, 2011, 1st, 9 inches, 12 inches, 72 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

Signed by the artist with a great drawing! This is the out-of-print Yuki 7 illustrated novelette featuring beautiful artwork on every page by Kevin...

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Lonely Heart: The Art of Tara McPherson
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Tara McPherson, McPherson, Tara, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2008, 4th, 9781595821027, 11.4 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The compelling paintings and posters of Tara McPherson are a tour-de-force of creative tension, at once heartfelt and heartbreaking....

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Tara McPherson, McPherson, Tara, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2008, 1st, 9781595821027, 11.4 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Lonely Heart, released in 2006, has gone through at least four printings. The first printing of this book sold out almost immediately. Tara's work has been...


Rian Hughes, Hughes, Rian, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (mild shelf wear, interior new and unread), Korero, London, 2018, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 576 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

An incredible catalog of custom display fonts and logos. Out of print. From the publisher: For more than 20 years, Rian Hughes has been a versatile...

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Locomotion
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Golden Cosmos, Cosmos, Golden, Very Fine, Nobrow, London, 2016, 978-1-910620-11-3, 9.25 inches, 5.5 inches, 20 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the Publisher: A stunning double-sided panorama measuring 54 inches on the history of trains printed in glorious spot color! The beautiful...

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Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream
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Near Fine (one deep ding to the bottom edge of the rear board, two mild dings to the fore edge of the boards, and a few light ding, Locust Moon Press, Philadelphia, 2014, 1st, 21.25 inches, 16.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Another one of those ridiculously oversize books that are all the rage nowadays, following in the footsteps of Peter Maresca's (Sunday Press) oversized...

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Art Spiegelman, Francoise Mouly, Spiegelman, Francoise Mouly, Art, Signed by the Art with a drawing, Near Fine (mild bump to the tail of the spine otherwise Fine), New York, HarperCollins, 2003, 1st, 978-0060286286, 13.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by editors Art Spiegelman and Francoise Mouly, with a large drawing by Spiegelman. From the back cover: We planted a seed in some of the most...

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One of 150 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Gris Grimly, Grimly, Gris, Mad Creator Productions, 2004, 1st, 8 inches, 8 inches, color illustrations, Hardcover, stiff wraps bound with two screwposts, English

A very limited edition collection of drawings and sketches for Grimly's 2005 picture book--Little Jordan Ray's Muddy Spud--published by Baby Tattoo Books....

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Little Black Book
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Very Fine, Steven Russell Black, Black, Steven Russell, 2014, 1st, 9 inches, 6 inches, 140 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Steven Russell Black is an illustrator and painter based in San Rafael, CA. His meticulously rendered images lean toward the unsettling and bizarre. This...

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Life After Black - Signed 1st
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Signed by the artist in silver ink on the front free endpaper, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Barron Storey, Storey, Barron, 2007, 1st, 8.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

"Barron Storey: The Journals" reproduces full color pages from the artist/illustrator/instructor's notebooks. Beautifully produced on heavy stock and...

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Liberatore: Le Donne
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Tanino Liberatore, Liberatore, Tanino, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, NBM, 2012, 1st, 9781561637133, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 168 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Liberatore's women. This updated art book has over 100 pages of new material. Sketches, pencil drawings, ink paintings, and finished paintings in a variety...

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Olivia De Berardinis, Olivia De Berardinis, Inscribed by the artis, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Ozone, Roslyn, NY, 1993, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 108 pages, over 90 color plates, hardcover, cloth, English

Olivia's first collection from 1993. You've seen her art in the pages of Playboy and in dozens of other publications, on calendars, book covers, limited...

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Legends of the Blues
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Very Fine/Very Fine, William Stout, Stout, William, Abrams ComicArts, 2013, 1st, 9781419706868, 1-4197-0686-1, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Robert Johnson, Ma Rainey, Billie Holiday, Howlin’ Wolf, Bessie Smith, Muddy Waters—say their names out loud and you...

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Zao Dao, Zao Dao, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket in publisher's shrink wrap, Mosquito, St. Egreve, 2016, 978-2-35283-302-4, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 118 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautiful debut graphic novel--that looks like an art book--from a young female artist in mainland China. With minimal text and grand illustrations, often...

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Annette Marnat, Marnat, Annette, Very Fine, Paris, Mame, 2016, 10 inches, 13 inches, color illustrations, Hardcover, French

Annette Marnat illustrates this majestic pop-up Advent calendar! Three 13-inch wide panels open up to create a standing tabletop manger scene. To...

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Le Jardin des Couleurs
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Will, Will, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket issued in publisher's shrink wrap, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2012, 10.75 inches, 11 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book exploring the illustrative work of bande dessinee artist Will. Through drafts, sketches, drawings and paintings, this art book shows all...

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Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Letters
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Ari Berk, Brian Froud, Berk, Ari, Froud, Brian, Near Fine (Upper corners bumped, otherwise Fine), New York, Abrams, 2005, 1st, 978-0810957886, 10.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The Cottington Archive reluctantly announces that more information about the infamous Lady Cottington has surfaced: a scrapbook...

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Brian Froud, Terry Jones, Brian Froud, Froud, Terry Jones, Brian, Froud, Brian, Fine with original band & fairy cut-out, Turner, Atlanta, GA, 1994, 1st American, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Publisher's Note: The RSPCF (The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Fairies) has asked the publisher to make it clear that no fairies were...

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Fine, issued without dustjacket, with original band & fairy cut-out, Brian Froud, Terry Jones, Brian Froud, Froud, Terry Jones, Brian, Froud, Brian, Barnes & Noble, 1998, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: This perennial bestseller never loses its charm. It really happened - a hoax perpetrated by two girls who claimed to have...

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Ladies - Signed & Numbered
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Philippe Berthet, Berthet, Philippe, One of 2500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka / Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9782390410065, 10.75 inches, 11 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book exploring the illustrative work of bande dessinee artist Berthet (Pin-Up). This is a numbered limited edition with a removable art print signed...

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L'art du Canard
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interDuck, interDuck, Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2016, 1st, 9782344015025, 11 inches, 10 inches, 512 pages, over 500 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards

What if the greatest works of art from around the world had not been made by human beings but by... ducks? This is the question that these artists...

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Fine/Near Fine (dustjacket lightly rubbed at the corners), Paul & Gaetan Brizzi, Brizzi, Paul & Gaetan, Polistampa, 2005, 1st, 8883048849, Hardcover, cloth, Italian

A large format picture book of the story of Ariosto’s epic opera. Paul & Gaetan Brizzi create together huge lushly shaded pencil drawings. The...

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Kyle Cooper (Monographics)
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Kyle Cooper, VF, Codrington, Andreas, Cooper, Kyle, Yale University Press, 2003, 1st American, French wraps

Includes storyboard sequences and shot-by-shot dissections of the designer's best title sequences. From the flap: "Kyle Cooper is acclaimed as the...

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Bill Schollon, Griselda Sastrawinata-Lemay, Schollon, Bill, Sastrawinata-Lemay, Griselda, Very Fine, New York, Golden Books, 2017, 1st, 9781524767709, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Art y Griselda Sastrawinata-Lemay, a VisDev artist at Dreamworks (and now at Disney) and half of Griz and Norm (100 Tuesday Tips). From the publisher:...

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Kuhnart Volume 1 (Signed)
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Andy Kuhn, Signed by the artist, VF, Kuhn, Andy, 2010, 1st, color wraps, English

Andy is a comic book artist (Firebreather) and this is a collection of finished ink drawings and illustrations: "commissions, twarts, odds, ends, and other...

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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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Limited to 2000 copies, Fine, Jon J. Muth, Kent Williams, Muth, Kent Williams, Jon J., Allen Spiegel, 2001, 1st, 0964206935, 9.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 84 pages, 36 color and 25 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is a hardcover collection of paintings by Jon J. Muth & Kent Williams that were exhibited at the Gomez Gallery in Baltimore. Introduction by Jose...

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Kindling
  $75.00
James Jean, Jean, James, Very Fine in Very Fine folder in publisher's shrinkwrap, Chronicle, San Francisco, 2009, 1st, 16 inches, 12 inches, color, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Kindling -- This collection of brand new works by James Jean showcases the larger-than-life power of his fine...


Tom Kidd, Kidd, Tom, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (mild shelfwear, moderate rubbing to topedge of dustjacket, 1/2 inch closed tear to dustjacket), Paper Tiger, London, 2005, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 128 pages, over 150 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Tomm Kidd has become renowned as an artist of wondrous imagination and skill. His Orwellian visions of a future world, as depicted in his War of the Worlds...

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Kent Williams, Williams, Kent, First printing limited to 2500 copies. This copy signed by the artist., Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Pacific Grove, CA, Allen Spiegel Fine Arts, 2011, 1st, 9781934298091, 12.75 inches, 10.25 inches, 68 pages, 48 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Kent signed this for us at SDCC 2018. This large format hardcover reproduces 34 of Kent's figurative paintings (plus studies and details) created since...

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