Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
Calaveras - Signed
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Signed by the artists, Near Fine, Jeff Soto, Maxx242, Soto, Maxx242, Jeff, 2012, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 20 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A full color 20-page booklet of paintings self-published by the artists. Jeff Soto is a painter, illustrator and muralist who has exhibited in galleries...

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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, issued without dustjacket, Lorenzo Sperlonga, Sperlonga, Lorenzo, 2021, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the artist: Foreplay is an 80 Pages deluxe limited hardback edition that showcases dozens and dozens of drawings never seen before, commissions that...

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Things from the Flood
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Simon Stalenhag, Stalenhag, Simon, Fine without dust jacket, as issued, New York, Skybound Books, 2020, 10 inches, 11.25 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The Loop is closed. Life is returning to normal when the pastoral countryside is suddenly flooded by dark water from the huge...

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Brian Stelfreeze, Stelfreeze, Brian, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Boom Studio, Los Angeles, 2016, 1st, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 192 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A Pristine Mint copy of a book that--with its white soft touch covers--is hard to find without some scuffing or dirt. This copy is guaranteed to be clean...

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Birds & Bees: A Sexual Study
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Dugald Stermer, Stermer, Dugald, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (browning and mild wear to dustjacket edges), San Francisco, Collins, 1995, 1st, 9780002554626, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Dugald Stermer is an incredible animal artist combining beauty and scientific accuracy. From the publisher: An intriguing, provocative and...

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Off To Sea: A Romance
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Richard Stine, Fine, Stine, Richard, Simon & Schuster, 1987, 1st, pictorial boards, English

A picture book for adults.

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Richard Stine, #540 of 3000 copies SIGNED by the author, Fine/Fine, Stine, Richard, Welcome Prod., 1987, 1st, cloth

The true first edition - a deluxe signed & numbered edition - of this perennial best-selling picture book for adults.

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Off To Sea: A Romance - Signed
  $45.00
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Richard Stine, Signed & dated 3-27-87 (the year of publication) by the artist, Fine, Stine, Richard, Simon & Schuster, 1987, 1st, pictorial boards

A picture book for adults. Signed by the artist.

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Richard Stine, Limited to 1000 copies. INSCRIBED and dated 12.12.79 by Stine, VG+ (covers rubbed), Stine, Richard, Richard Stine, 1978, 1st, wraps

An early self-published book - a diary in words and illustrations - from this offbeat greeting card creator. Limited to 1000 copies. Inscribed and dated...

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Richard Stine, Limited to 1000 copies. Presentation copy INSCRIBED and dated 12.12.79 by Stin, NF, Stine, Richard, Richard Stine, 1978, 1st, wraps, English

An early self-published book - a diary of a world cruise in words and pictures - from this offbeat greeting card creator. Limited to 1000 copies....

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Shannon Stirnweis, Stirnweis, Shannon, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2017, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 160 pages, over 200 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Over 200 color illustrations! From the publisher: Born in 1931, Shannon Stirnweis has had a long and varied career as an illustrator and fine artist....

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Mark Stock: Paintings (Signed)
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Inscribed by the artist and dated 2006, Fine/Near Fine (dustjacket spine sunned), Mark Stock, Conrad, Barnaby, III, Stock, Mark, Metropolitan, 2000, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, English

The only monograph on this contemporary realist painter whose images have a strong narrative element and often used 1920s-40s period details. A visual...

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Signed by the artist, Near Fine, Frank Stockton, Stockton, Frank, 2004, 1st, 8.5 inches, 7 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Frank Stockton's incredible very first sketchbook, self-published by the artist while a student at Art Center. Comic strips and sketches. New York-based...

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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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The Marat/Sade Journals -Signed
  $175.00
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Barron Storey, Storey, Barron, Signed by the artist on the front free endpaper, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Graphic Novel Art, Asse, 2009, 1st revised, 9.25 inches, 6.5 inches, 136 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

Barron Storey is an aclaimed illustrator and instructor. This is a new revised edition of Barron's long out-of-print and sought-after book. The...

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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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William Stout, Stout, William, #592 of 1000 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, Bantam, New York, 1981, 1st, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 160 pages, 76 color, over 90 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather, English

Signed & Numbered Slipcased Hardcover edition of Stout's classic 1981 volume: "the book that started the dinosaur renaissance." Profusely illustrated.

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William Stout, Stout, William, Signed by Stout with a large drawing of a T. Rex, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Mallard, nd (c1981), 1st Mallard printing, 1st American trade hardcover edition, 0-792-45357-3, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, 76 color, over 90 black & white illustrations, illustrated endpapers, hardcover, cloth, English

Stout's classic volume: "the book that started the dinosaur renaissance." Profusely illustrated with 76 color and over 90 black & white illustrations....

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William Stout, Stout, William, Signed by Stout with a large drawing of an apatosaurus, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (small nick to dustjacket's bottom edge otherwise Very Fine), New York, Mallard, nd (c1981), 1st Mallard printing, 1st American trade hardcover edition, 0-792-45357-3, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, 76 color, over 90 black & white illustrations, illustrated endpapers, hardcover, cloth, English

Stout's classic volume: "the book that started the dinosaur renaissance." Profusely illustrated with 76 color and over 90 black & white illustrations....

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William Stout, Stout, William, #31 of the Artist's Edition limited to the first 200 copies of the 1000 copy limited signed hardcover edition. Includes an extra color plate as well as a giclee print on 100% rag paper. This copy is also signed & dated 2001 by Stout with a large original , Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, ibooks, 2000, 1st, 9780743413091, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, over 125 color and over 90 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

"The ultimate dinosaur gift book from the artist whose work helped to inspire Jurassic Park and who was one of the key designers behind Disney's megahit...

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William Stout, Stout, William, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Fine in Fine dustjacket, ibooks, New York, 2000, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, 76 color and over 90 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This copy has an original drawing of a mosasaur. The expanded edition of Stout's classic volume: "the book that started the dinosaur renaissance" with...

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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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William Stout, One of 600 numbered copies signed by the artist, VF/VF, Stout, William, Flesk, 2009, 1st, cloth, English

This deluxe edition is signed & numbered and has an extra pen & ink illustration of a tyrannosaurus rex. This is a great book featuring large...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dean Stuart, Stuart, Dean, 2018, 1st, 10.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 56 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Dean Stuart is a gallery artist and an illustrator for magazines and books since 2007. This is a surreal fairy tale story illustrated with his wonderful...

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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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Plano
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 1988, 1st, 2737656931, 10 inches, 7 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A nicely printed collection of Swarte's posters, magazine covers, illustration, etc. Text in French. out of print.

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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Limited to 750 copies, Very Fine, Griffioen Graffiek, Hilversum, 2011, 1st, 8.25 inches, 5.5 inches, 8 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A luxurious little production of "a tiny graphic novel" by Joost Swarte (originally published in the annual report of the Dutch Booksellers Association in...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Portlynn Tagavi, Tagavi, Portlynn, 2015, 1st, 7.5 inches, 6 inches, 40 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Portlynn Tagavi is a Cal Arts grad and a Character Designer at Paramount Animation. This is a collection of autobiographical gag cartoons, strips, and...

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Tales from Outer Suburbia
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Shaun Tan, Tan, Shaun, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Scholastic, New York, 2008, Later, 9.75 inches, 7.5 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Breathtakingly illustrated and hauntingly written, Tales from Outer Suburbia is by turns hilarious and poignant, perceptive and...

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Tanaka, Tanaka, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Pie International, Tokyo, 2021, 9784756253941, 9.4 inches, 6.5 inches, 144 pages, 170 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Japanese

Temporarily out of stock. Tanaka's passion for fashion is shown in every wonderfully detailed illustration, including pieces on innerwear garments to...


Mark Tansey, Fine/Fine, Danto, Arthur C., Tansey, Mark, Abrams, 1992, 1st, cloth

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Ben Templesmith, Templesmith, Ben, #49 of 250 numbered copies signed & dated 2010 by the artist with a pencil drawing of a tentacle-haired girl, personalized by the artist "Thanks Ryan!!", Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (very light wear to the covers, otherwise Fine), Pirates Press, San Francisco, 2010, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the "Kraken Edition" cover (limited to 500 copies) with the "Humboldt" Edition bookplate (limited to 250 copies). This is #49 of 250 numbered copies...

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Katsuya Terada, Terada, Katsuya, Inscribed by the artist with a fullpage ink drawing of the Monkey King, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (upper rear corner bent slightly inward, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2014, 1st, 9781593073794, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 200 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing inscribed by the artist with a fullpage ink drawing of the Monkey King on a blank white page. Out of print. From the publisher:...

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Katsuya Terada, Terada, Katsuya, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Tokyo, PIE International, 2022, 1st, 9784756254276, 8 inches, 6 inches, 512 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

A 512-page collection of sketchbook drawings by the Rakugaking himself! Terada's 2002 1000-page sketchbook collection Rakugaking is one of his most...


Masami Teraoka, Teraoka, Masami, Very Fine, Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, 1993, 1st, 8 inches, 12 inches, 10 pages, 10 color and 1 black & white illustration, Softcover, English

A wonderful sexy funny series of color woodcut/etching/aquatint prints by the Japanese artist Masami Teraoka. The four prints are reproduced as full page...

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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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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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Bruce Timm, Timm, Bruce, an Artist's Proof signed by the artist and marked "AP", Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Santa Cruz, Flesk, 2011, 1st, 9781933865317, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 304 pages, over 325 illustrations, mostly in color, Hardcover, boards, English

A rare Artist's Proof of the Signed & Numbered Slipcased Hardcover Edition of this massive collection of Timm's nudes and good girl art--the only...

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Bruce Timm, Timm, Bruce, Tiny bend to the tip of the corner of the cover, otherwise Very Fine - new and unread, no thumbdents, spine unbroken, clean, tight, bright), Santa Cruz, Flesk, 2011, 1st, 9781933865317, 12 inches, 9 inches, 304 pages, over 325 illustrations, mostly in color, softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. A very sharp copy of this massive collection of Timm's nudes and good girl art. It would be hard to find another copy as nice as this one....

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Toi8 Art Works
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Toi8, Toi8, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear, very flat, tight, clean), Japan, Media Factory, 2009, 1st, 9784840127356, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 104 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Japanese

Toi8 (born October 8, 1976) is a Japanese artist who was most known for working on anime like .hack//The Movie and video games like Tokyo Mirage Sessions...

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Bravo for Adventure
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Alex Toth, Toth, Alex, Very Fine, IDW Publishing, San Diego, 2019, 9781684054701, 10.9 inches, 8.4 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Alex Toth's magnum opus contains all three of The Genius's stories starring Jesse Bravo, knock-about pilot and reluctant...

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Ray Troll, VF in shrinkwrap, Troll, Ray, Cedco, 1997, 1st, wraps, English

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Ray Troll, VF/VF, Troll, Ray, University of California Press, 2004, 1st, cloth

A thick collection of the environmentally minded artist-illustrator's work. With commentary by the artist and an Introduction by Brad Matsen.

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Daydream: The Art of Ukumo Uiti
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Ukumo Uiti, Uiti, Ukumo, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, PIE International, Tokyo, 2021, 9784756254634, 10 inches, 7.25 inches, 192 pages, 170 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This book showcases 170 color illustrations. An original cover illustration laminated with gorgeous foil stamping. Text in Japanese, some English. From...

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Limited to 2000 copies, Very Fine, Sam Vanallemeersch, Vanallemeersch, Sam, Nobrow Press, 2012, 1st, 9781907704291, 16.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 24 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Big Mother #2 is here, this time graced with the awe-inspiring work of Belgian artist/illustrator Sam Vanallemeersch. This...

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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...

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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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