Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
Joachim Luetke, Luetke, Joachim, Near Fine (some rubbing on back cover), Germany, Weitbrecht, 2000, 1st, 9783522719353, 12 inches, 11.5 inches, 128 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the artist's website: 128 pages of disturbance featuring the whole range of sculptures and paintings of the main galleries plus Luetke's legendary...

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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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William Joyce, Joyce, William, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (creases on dustjacket rear), New York, Harper & Row, 1995, 1st revised, 0060230479, 8.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first printing of the expanded edition with 16 more pages! From the dustjacket: Everyone's favorite dinosaur is back, and he's bigger and better...

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James Johnson, Johnson, James, Very Fine, James Johnson, Detroit, 2017, 1st, 10.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Detroit-based artist James Johnson is noted for his elaborately-rendered portraits of dorks... not your everyday dorks, but prime uberdorks like Edswine...

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Phantoms of the Louvre
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Enki Bilal, Bilal, Enki, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, NBM Publishing, 2014, 1st, 978-1561638413, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 144 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Enki Bilal went to the Louvre... There, he photographed hundreds of the museum's treasures, often from original vantage points and...

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John Allison, Allison, John, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, London, 2013, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 36 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A scary monster / giant bug story self-published by John Allison. Successful children's author Shelley Winters is on a book tour of the United States...

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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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The Thief of Always
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Clive Barker, Kris Oprisko, Gabriel Hernandez, Barker, Kris Oprisko, Clive, Hernandez, Gabriel, Very Fine, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2005, 1st, 978-1600107139, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 144 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the back cover: Master of horror Clive Barker's Thief of Always is a fable appealing to horror and fantasy fans young and old. Now IDW brings you...

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The Book of Grickle
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Graham Annable, Annable, Graham, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2010, 1st, 9781595824301, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 200 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Get ready for the most extensive journey ever into the brilliant mind of Graham Annable! A classically trained...

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Laura Numeroff, Brian Ajhar, Numeroff, Laura, Ajhar, Brian, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Kansas City, MO, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2017, 1st, 9781449480172, 9.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Ajhar has added a large ink drawing on the half-title page in this first printing. From the publisher: #1 New York Times best-selling author Laura...

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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Vanguard, Lakewood, 2016, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, over 300 color and 100 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Vampirella, Weird Science, Dejah Thoris... No one renders exotic women better than Frazetta, the World s greatest Fantasy artist....

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Rick Geary, Geary, Rick, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, NBM, 2001, 1st, 9781561632749, 9.25 inches, 6.375 inches, 80 pages, black & white, Hardcover, boards, English

This copy includes two black-and-white postcards, one reproducing the cover art and one with a map of 1841 New York. Out of print. From the...

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Rick Geary, Geary, Rick, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, NBM, 1995, 1st, 9781561631247, 9.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Hardcover, boards, English

This copy includes two black-and-white postcards, one reproducing the cover art and one with a map of Whitechapel. Out of print. From the...

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Fusion Junction
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Near Fine (some light scuffing on front cover), Josh Middleton, Eric Canete, Nox, Maggi, Middleton, Eric Canete, Nox, Maggi, Josh, ABDOTC, 2006, 1st, 0978542908, 10.5 inches, 7.5 inches, iv, 124 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From 2006, "A Collection of Contemporary Character Art." 34 pages of color pieces by Josh Middleton 24 pages of color pieces by Eric Canete 28 pages of...

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Phil Hale, Rick Berry, Hale, Rick Berry, Phil, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (mild wear to dustjacket), Hampton Falls, NH, Donald M. Grant, 1992, 1st, 978-1880418055, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, x, 119 pages, over 103 color and 34 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: The publication of this seminal art book first brought to public awareness the visionary art of Rick Berry and Phil Hale. Going well...

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Swallow #5
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Ashley Wood, et al, Wood, et al, Ashley, Fine, San Diego, IDW, 2008, 1st, 978-1600104114, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 220 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

"It's about pictures." This fifth volume features portfolios of (mostly) new works by editor Ashley Wood, Tim Biskup, Al Columbia, Dave Cooper, Camilla...

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Swallow #2
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Ashley Wood, et al, Wood, et al, Ashley, Fine, San Diego, IDW, 2005, 1st, 9781933239460, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 200 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

"It's about pictures." This second volume features portfolios of new works by Jason Alexander (8 images), Glenn Barr (18 images), Bengal (28 images), Jo...

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Flight, Vol. 1
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Fine, Portland, Image Comics, 2004, 1st, 9781582403816, 10.1 inches, 6.7 inches, 288 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

Stories by: JBengal, Bill Mudron, Catia Chien, Chris Appelhans, Clio Chiang, Derek Kirk Kim, Dylan Meconis, Enrico Casaresa, Erika Moen, Hope Larson, Jacob...

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Flight, Vol. 5
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Fine, New York, Villard, 2008, 1st, 9780345505897, 10.25 inches, 6.5 inches, 364 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

STORIES BY: JP Ahonen Graham Annable Chris Appelhans Bannister Matthew Bernier Scott Campbell Svetlana Chmakova Tony Cliff...

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Swallow #1: It's about Pictures
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Ashley Wood, Celia Calle, Jeremy Geddes, Phil Hale, Kent Williams,, Wood, Celia Calle, Jeremy Geddes, Phil Hale, Kent Williams,, Ashley, Near Fine (light shelfwear), San Diego, IDW, 2005, 1st, 978160010072, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 120 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

Long out-of-print. This first volume featured portfolios of new works by George Pratt, Andrea Wickland, Ashley Wood, Phil Hale, Celia Calle, Jeremy Geddes,...

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Flight, Vol. 4
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Fine, New York, Ballantine, 2006, 1st, 978-0345490391, 10.25 inches, 6.5 inches, 352 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

Comics by animators! Chris Appelhans, Matthew Armstrong, Neil Babra, Bannister, Chuck BB, Catia Chien, Tony Cliff, Becky Cloonan, Phil Craven, Matthew...

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Flight, Vol. 4
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Fine, New York, Villard, 2007, 1st, 978-0345490407, 10.25 inches, 6.5 inches, 346 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

From Publisher's Weekly: Even as the Flight anthologies grow larger -- this volume has about 80 pages on its immediate predecessor -- there is still so...

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Very Fine, Buenaventura Press, Oakland, 2007, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps

This copy retains the separate, exclusive 80-page booklet, titled Cartooning: Philosophy & Practice, by Italian comics master Ivan Brunetti. This...

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Milo Manara, Manara, Milo, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse Comics, 2012, 1st, 978-1-59582-784-5, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 268 pages, black & white and 22 pages in color, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print in hardcover. From the publisher: Milo Manara's collaborations with legendary filmmaker Federico Fellini take center stage in this latest...

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Milo Manara, Manara, Milo, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse Comics, 2011, 1st, 978-1-59582-782-1, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 208 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print in hardcover. From the publisher: The Manara Library Volume One collects two of Manara's seminal works: the sweeping epic Indian Summer,...

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Hark! A Vagrant - 1st Printing
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Kate Beaton, Beaton, Kate, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Montreal, Drawn and Quarterly, 2011, 1st, 9781770460607, 8.75 inches, 8.125 inches, 168 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A high grade first printing of Kate Beaton's bestselling first book. From the publisher: Hark! A Vagrant is an uproarious romp through history and...

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Fatales: The Art of Ryan Heshka
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Ryan Heshka, Heshka, Ryan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Cernunnos, 2017, 1st, 9782374950495, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 288 pages, over 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

The first complete monograph of contemporary painter Ryan Heshka. His Nobrow comic Mean Girls Club was a bestseller for us and here we have a great...

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The Art of Tomorrow Kings
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Fine, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2016, 1st, 978-1631405501, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 200 pages, about 200 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A collection of Ashley Wood's paintings and drawings 2006-2016 curated by the artist. From the publisher: The vibrant and mysterious world of Ashley...

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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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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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Lori Haskins Houran, Genevieve Godbout, Houran, Lori Haskins, Godbout, Genevieve, Very Fine, New York, Golden Books, 2017, 1st, 9781524767662, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Genevieve studied traditional animation in Montreal and at Gobelins in Paris and now lives in Montreal where she works as a children's book and fashion...

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Lori Haskins Houran, Brigette Barrager, Houran, Lori Haskins, Barrager, Brigette, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, New York, Golden Books, 2017, 3rd, 9780399552250, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Brigette Barrager went through the Character Animation program at CalArts and worked at Pixar and Walt Disney before taking the plunge into children's books...

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French Milk
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Lucy Knisley, Knisley, Lucy, Very Fine, New York, Simon & Schuster, 2007, 1st, 9781416575344, 8.25 inches, 5.5 inches, 206 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Through delightful drawings, photographs, and musings, twenty-three-year-old Lucy Knisley documents a six-week trip she and her...

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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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Lynda Barry, Barry, Lynda, Inscribed by author, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Montreal, Drawn & Quarterly, 2010, 1st, 9781897299647, 11.125 inches, 8.625 inches, 228 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This copy is inscribed on the title page by the artist who has added a small sketch of a monkey: "For Gary !! I went APE! Thank you for inviting me! I DUG...

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Mitch O'Connell, O'Connell, Mitch, Very Fine, San Francisco, Last Gasp, 2012, 1st, 978-0867197730, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 288 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, stiff oversize pictorial wraps, English

From the publisher: Mitch O'Connell, the World's Best Artist collects all the good stuff (the crappy art is under lock and key) from "The Prince of Pop...

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Maurice Vellekoop, Vellekoop, Maurice, Fine, Montreal, Drawn & Quarterly, 1997, 1st, 1896597106, 12 inches, 9 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

Maurice Vellekoop is a Canadian artist and regular contributor to Drawn and Quarterly since its beginning. "Vellekoop's style is in the style of the...

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Apple Collection: Volume 3
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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Ontario, Udon Entertainment, 2009, 1st, 9781897376096, 11.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 272 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From back cover: Straight from Korea comes an all-new breathtaking anthology/artbook series! From video games to animation, to comics, Korean...

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Apple Collection: Volume 4
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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Ontario, Udon Entertainment, 2010, 1st, 9781897376096, 11.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From back cover: Straight from Korea comes an all-new breathtaking anthology/artbook series! From video games to animation, to comics, Korean...

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Torquere
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Hajime Sorayama, Sorayama, Hajime, Near Fine (light wear to the corners, flat, tight, clean), Tokyo, Sakuhin-sha Co., 1998, 14.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 96 pages, full-page color illustrations, softcover, wraps

10 x 14 inch, full-page color reproductions of Sorayama's hyper realistic watercolor illustrations.

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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Image, Berkeley, 2006, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, black & white, hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. A collection of illustrations, covers, pin-ups, drawings & sketches. Selected from SKETCHES & SCRIBBLES, BOOK ONE, and SKETCHES &...

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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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Visual Concepts - Signed
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Franc Reyes, Reyes, Franc, Arik House, 2006, 1st, 0977664600, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Franc Reyes' beautiful self-published art book from 2006. Frank started out in comic books working for DC, including a run of Tarzan, and created his own...

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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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Ralentir Passage D'Animaux
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Pierre Clement, Clement, Pierre, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 1988, 1st, 9782737655029, 8.5 inches, 6.25 inches, 64 pages, 28 full-page color illustrations and over 32 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, French

28 full-page color illustrations and over 32 black & white illustrations by this extraordinary French artist.

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Very Fine, Estrella Vega, Vega, Estrella, 2016, 1st, 6.25 inches, 5 inches, color, Hardcover, boards, English

An accordion book about life before the dinosaurs. The book contains a 108 inch long picture of the life forms of the period. Text about the period is...

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Very Fine, Estrella Vega, Vega, Estrella, 2016, 1st, 6.25 inches, 5 inches, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Estrella Vega is a self-published author and illustrator based in New York. Her artist books, which include pop-ups, flipbooks and accordions, typically...


Very Fine, Estrella Vega, Vega, Estrella, 2016, 1st, 6.25 inches, 5 inches, color, Hardcover, boards, English

An accordion book about life before the dinosaurs. The book contains a 108 inch long picture of the life forms of the period. Text about the period is...

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