Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
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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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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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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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, Near Fine (light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Tundra, Northampton, 1991, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, 44 color illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. From 1991, the comic book artist and painter's first art book. A selection of 44 figurative drawings and monoprints--in some cases accompanied...

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Kent Williams, Williams, Kent, Fine, Tundra, Northampton, 1991, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

The comic book artist and painter's first art book. A selection of drawings and prints--in some cases accompanied by the paintings they generated.

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Kent Williams, Williams, Kent, Very Fine, Tundra, Northampton, 1991, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, 44 color illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. From 1991, the comic book artist and painter's first art book. A selection of 44 figurative drawings and monoprints--in some cases...

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Kent Williams, Williams, Kent, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Allen Spiegel Fine Arts, Pacific Grove, CA, 2016, 1st, 13.25 inches, 11.6 inches, 64 pages, 67 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. For contemporary figurative painter Kent Williams, "the tactile qualities of the painted surface, the mark-making itself, plays as big a...

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Kent Williams, Williams, Kent, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Allen Spiegel Fine Arts, Pacific Grove, CA, 2017, 1st, 13.25 inches, 11.6 inches, 48 pages, 34 full-page and double-page color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

34 drawings in mixed media reproduced as full-page and double-page color illustrations in this large format hardcover. Out of print. Kent Williams' work...

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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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Kent Wiliams: How Human of You
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Kent Williams, Williams, Kent, Very 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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Very Fine, Karl Kopinski, Kopinski, Karl, Karl Kopinski, 2017, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

IN STOCK NOW ! Karl Kopinski's fifth self-published sketchbook. A big 144 pages of sketches. A lot of variety, more ink, and some color!...

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Very Fine, Karl Kopinski, Kopinski, Karl, Karl Kopinski, 2017, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

IN STOCK NOW ! Karl Kopinski's fourth self-published sketchbook. A big 144 pages of sketches. A lot of variety, more ink, and some color!...

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Very Fine, Karl Kopinski, Kopinski, Karl, Karl Kopinski, 2017, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

IN STOCK NOW ! Karl Kopinski's third self-published sketchbook. A big 144 pages of sketches in pencil or ink with occasional color. (Sketchbooks...

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Juxtapoz #133: Vol. 19, No. 2
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Near Fine (corner bent otherwise new and unread), High Speed Productions, San Francisco, 2012, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 160 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: The February issue of Juxtapoz features a cover story on Melbourne-based fine artist, Jeremy Geddes. Interviewed by fellow Australian...

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Junko Mizuno's Hell Ladies
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Junko Mizuno, Mizuno, Junko, Very Fine, London, Titan, 2019, 1st, 9781787730908, 8.7 inches, 7.5 inches, 112 pages, color, Softcover, stiff oversize vinyl wraps, English

From the publisher: A collection of Junko Mizuno's early works at the start of her professional career. Her powerful female characters with a...

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Jungle Queens
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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, 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 previous ten years: 1998-2008. Includes the Shanna the She-Devil and Jungle Girl covers (sans logos and...

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Julien Delval, Delval, Julien, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, Editions Caurette, Buhl, 2019, 1st, 11.75 inches, 11 inches, 320 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Two artbooks by artist Julien Delval in a beautiful slipcase. Book 1, Monograph, is a selection of his highly detailed paintings and illustrations. Book 2,...


Dan Quarnstrom, Quarnstrom, Dan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Design Studio Press, Culver City, CA, 2015, 9781933492711, 9 inches, 11 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: During the 1960s, out-of-this-world automobiles took America by storm, care of pioneering custom car designers like Ed "Big Daddy"...

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Jonny Negron, Negron, Jonny, Very Fine, Portland, Floating World Comics, 2016, 1st, 978-1-942801-94-8, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Jonny Negron's newest monograph collects the signature pinup illustrations that have gained him a cult following. Negron's art visualizes stylish ladies of...

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John Swannell Photographs
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John Swannell, Fine, Swannell, John, Chris Beetles Ltd., 2008, 1st, pictorial boards

Fully illustrated exhibition catalogue with price list included.

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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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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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Very Fine, Joe Sorren, Sorren, Joe, Grand Central Press / Gingko Press, 2010, 1st, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Joe Sorren’s oil paintings redefine naturalist scenery such as caves, reefs, and seashores, inserting a surreal mood through...

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Very Fine, Joe Sorren, Sorren, Joe, Murphy Design, 2003, 2nd, Hardcover, cloth, English

"In Celebration of Balance & Opposable Thumbs is an inspirational collection of paintings by Joe Sorren. Over 160 pages celebrate the past 10 years of...

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Very Fine, Jeremy Lipking, Lipking, Jeremy, Arcadia Fine Arts, 2004, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 16 pages, 12 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

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Very Fine, Jeremy Lipking, Lipking, Jeremy, Arcadia Fine Arts, 2003, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 16 pages, 13 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

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Jeremy Lipking, Lipking, Jeremy, Very Fine, Arcadia Fine Arts, New York, 2017, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 20 pages, 17 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

16 recent oil paintings are reproduced in this gallery exhibition catalog.

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Jeff Soto, Soto, Jeff, Limited to 1500 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, San Diego, Mark Murphy, 2007, 1st, 0-9771430-9-0, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 32 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher Mark Murphy: "No Hope" a 32 page mini zine that measures 5 1 2" x 8 1 2" featuring photos, sketches, drawings and painting pieces and...

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Marie-Ange Guillaume, Jean-Marie Pigeon, Guillaume, Marie-Ange, Pigeon, Jean-Marie, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Paris, Christian Desbois Editions, 1995, 1st, 291015002X, 12 inches, 9 inches, 72 pages, color photographs, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Jean-Marie Pigeon is one of the premier sculptors in the world of Bande Dessinee. This monograph features over 100 color photographs of the sculptors' many...

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Jean-Baptiste Monge, Monge, Jean-Baptiste, Very Fine, Wentworth-Nord, QC, Canada, Goblin's Way, 2018, 1st, 9782981528933, 10.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 66 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps

A new sketchbook by the French fantasy illustrator Jean-Baptiste Monge. This is his second self-published book. Filled with incredibly detailed drawings and...

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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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Jamie Hewlett, Hewlett, Jamie, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Taschen, Cologne, 2020, 9783836582636, 8.75 inches, 6.4 inches, 512 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This new edition of Jamie Hewlett's first-ever monograph reduces the page size, but keeps all of the content of the original plus around 30 brand new...

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James Jean, Jean, James, #127 of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Pressure Printing, Denver, 2013, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 56 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

Parallel Lives is a 56 page, limited edition, signed and numbered softbound book cataloging James' solo show of the same name. The book contains 47 plates,...

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James Christensen, Christensen, James, Fine, The Greenwich Workshop Press, Shelton, CT, 2001, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, 38 full-page color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A sharp copy of James Christensen's volume in The Greenwich Workshop's New Century Artists Series. 38 paintings with commentary by the artist. From...

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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 Starkings, John G. Roshell, J. Scott Campbell, Starkings, John G. Roshell, Richard, Campbell, J. Scott, #111 of 500 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Berkeley, Image Comics, 2015, 1st, 978-1-63215-437-8, 12.25 inches, 9 inches, 312 pages, over 1000 black & white illustrations with 16 pages in color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Signed & Numbered Edition limited to 500 copies. J. Scott Campbell: Time Capsule 1994-2004 An Art and Career Retrospective. In 2004, Richard...

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J. Scott Campbell, Campbell, J. Scott, This variant is limited to 500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW, San Diego, 2018, 1st, 12.75 inches, 8.6 inches, 68 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is an oversized hardcover variant featuring J. Scott Campbell's famous "Ruby Red" cover art recolored by Ula Mos. Limited to 500 copies. From the...

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Ragnar, Ragnar, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo, 2005, 1st, 9780972938822, 7 inches, 7 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

With a bookplate illustrated by Ragnar ("exclusive to Bud Plant") and signed by Ragnar. An illustrated children's book by the noted designer/illustrator.

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Istvan Banyai, Banyai, Istvan, Fine, Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockridge, MA, 2013, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, 16 pages, 19 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Awarded third place in the Exhibition Catalogue category of the 2014 New England Museum Association Publication Awards! Companion...

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