Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
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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Sarah Dungan, Signed by the artist, VF, Dungan, Sarah, 2008, 1st, wraps

"The Art of Sarah Dungan, Volume 2." A collection of illustrations related sketches by this Berkeley-based animator/artist. A nice series of storybook...

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Once Upon A Cloud - Signed
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Claire Keane, Keane, Claire, Signed by the artist, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (spine ends or corners may be lightly bumped, otherwise new and unread), New York, Dial Books, 2015, 10.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 40 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Claire's first children's picture book. Illustrated in her favorite medium: pastel. From the publisher: Fresh from her work on Frozen and Tangled,...

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Fine, Jeremy Fish, Fish, Jeremy, Upper Playground, 2008, 1st, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the publisher: San Francisco based artist Jeremy Fish uses a recurring cast of characters to tell tall tales through his finely rendered...

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Opus, Vol. One
  $125.00
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Barry Windsor-Smith, Windsor-Smith, Barry, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light dustjacket wear), Fantagraphics, Seattle, 1999, 2nd, 11.25 inches, 8.8 inches, 176 pages, 66 color and 60 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An incredible collection of Barry Windsor-Smith artwork. Classic pieces and never-before-seen works, as well as sketches and in-progress drawings and...

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Barry Windsor-Smith, Windsor-Smith, Barry, Limited to 750 copies signed by the artist on an extra illustrated limitation page, Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (moderate wear to the dustjacket), Fantagraphics, Seattle, 1999, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.8 inches, 176 pages, 66 color and 60 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The scarce signed limited edition of BWS' art book featuring a tipped-in vellum limitation page illustrated with a beautiful pen & ink drawing of a...

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Original Painting
  $600.00
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Nathan Fox, Signed by the artist, Fine, Fox, Nathan, 2012, 11.75 inches, 19 inches

A big, bold, brassy painting by Nathan Fox. Nathan Fox is an illustrator and comic book artist. His work has appeared in The New York Times Newspaper and...

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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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Elizabeth Butterworth, Butterworth, Elizabeth, Fine, Abrams, New York, 1994, 9780810925854, 14.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 64 pages, 32 color and 3 black-and-white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

English artist Elizabeth Butterworth is renowned for her paintings of parrots and related birds. This oversized book presents 31 beautiful paintings of the...

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One of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Tula Lotay, Lotay, Tula, 2021, 1st, 5.7 inches, 5.7 inches, 56 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Tula Lotay's limited edition art book for 2021. Many of the images filling this book feature actors, characters and scenes familiar from vintage and recent...

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Paul Pope, Pope, Paul, Signed and dated 2014 by the artist, Very Fine, Image, Berkeley, 2014, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Paul Pope's new graphic novel Battling Boy debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, and the original art is now the focus of a series of...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, 2010, 1st, 9780615348520, 12.25 inches, 9.3 inches, 116 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

In 2010, the VisDev artists at Walt Disney Animation Studios created this anthology of completely original artwork. Beautiful work by these participating...

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One of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Tula Lotay, Lotay, Tula, 2019, 1st revised, 5.7 inches, 5.7 inches, 54 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Tula Lotay's limited edition art book Pequod was first released in 2015. This new edition adds four pages and a new cover. Interior: 160gsm Splendorgel...

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Peter de Seve, de Seve, Peter, Signed by the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paquet, Geneva, 2004, 2nd, 9 inches, 9 inches, 136 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards

A thick collection of Peter de Seve's drawings & sketches in pencil, pen and brush. Introduction by Francoise Mouly (The New Yorker) in both French and...

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Phantom Shanghai
  $240.00
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Greg Girard, Girard, Greg, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear), Toronto, Magenta Publishing for the Arts, 2007, 2nd, 978-0973973914, 10.5 inches, 13 inches, 224 pages, 130 color photographs, Hardcover, cloth, English

Phantom Shanghai, with a foreword by William Gibson, is a portrait of Shanghai as the city transformed itself in the first years of the 21st Century....

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Phantoms of the Louvre
  $30.00
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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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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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Dave McKean, McKean, Dave, Signed by the artist, Fine, Milwaukie, Dark Horse Books, 2009, 1st thus, 9781595823281, 12 inches, 9 inches, 184 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

This is the 2009 Dark Horse paperback edition after the 2001 Allen Spiegel hardcover edition, out of print in all versions. This copy is signed by McKean...

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Dave Cooper, Cooper, Dave, Spine ends and corners lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Cernunnos, 2019, 1st, 978-2374951225, 11.7 inches, 9 inches, 384 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Spine ends and corners lightly bumped in shipping otherwise Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap. Dave Cooper's first comprehensive monograph with over...


Dave Cooper, Cooper, Dave, Limited to 500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Cernunnos, 2019, 1st, 9782374951522, 11.7 inches, 9 inches, 384 pages, 450 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Collector's Edition is limited to 500 copies with "a super-deluxe 4-sheet transparency cross-section of an Encyclopedia Nonsensica contraption" and an...

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Dave Cooper, Cooper, Dave, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Cernunnos, 2019, 1st, 978-2374951225, 11.7 inches, 9 inches, 384 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Our copies include an Exclusive  SNB  Bookplate,  Signed & Numbered by Dave,  with an unpublished illustration,  and...

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Pinxit
  $70.00
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Near Fine (mild rubbing on covers, small bump on upper front cover corner), issued without dustjacket, Mark Ryden, Ryden, Mark, Taschen, 2013, 1st thus, 9783836541602, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, German, English

Blending themes of pop culture with techniques reminiscent of the old masters, Mark Ryden has created a singular style that blurs the traditional boundaries...

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Plano
  $30.00
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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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Plasticland
  $30.00
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Kozik, Kozik, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse Books, 2007, 1st, 9781593078751, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 112 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A photo collection of Kozik's vinyl art toys, concepts, illustrations, text and book design by the artist himself. From the publisher: The man...

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Play with Me
  $55.00
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Nicoletta Ceccoli, Ceccoli, Nicoletta, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2-302-06479-9, 12.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 120 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A new art book from Nicoletta Ceccoli--her third--collecting her paintings from 2014 to 2018. Text in both English and French. From the introduction:...

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Meyoco, Meyoco, Very Fine, PIE International, Tokyo, 2021, 9784756253774, 7.7 inches, 7.4 inches, 192 pages, over 240 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Temporarily out of stock. From the publisher: Welcome to the dreamlike pastel-colored world created by Meyoco. Discover all with Polaris, her...


#156 to 250 copies. Signed by the artist with a drawing., Very Fine, Farel Dalrymple, Dalrymple, Farel, 2010, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Xeric grant winner and gold medal Society of Illustrator's recipient Farel Dalrymple presents this preview of his graphic novel Pop Gun War: Chain Letter....

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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Near Fine (very light shelfwear to the bottom edge otherwise sharp, tight, clean), San Diego, IDW, 2006, 1st, 9781600100345, 1600100341, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 360 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Collects Ashley Wood's Popbot #1-6 along with all the extras and variant covers.

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Dave McKean, McKean, Dave, Inscribed by the artist ("For Brian"), Near Fine (lower corners lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine), Allen Spiegel Fine Arts, Pacific Grove, 2006, 1st, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards

Drawings made in over one week in Vienna. "Inspired by the many extraordinary artists whose works live in this haunting city...."

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Dave McKean, McKean, Dave, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Allen Spiegel Fine Arts, Pacific Grove, 2006, 1st, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards

Drawings made in over one week in Vienna. "Inspired by the many extraordinary artists whose works live in this haunting city...."

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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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Gary Baseman, Baseman, Gary, Inscribed and dated 2007 by the artist with a drawing, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Taipei, 2005, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8.1 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

With a wonderful full-page, 8x10 drawing in Sharpie signed by the artist and dated 2007. A special edition of the Taiwanese design & lifestyle...

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Terryl Whitlatch, Whitlatch, Terryl, Fine, Design Studio Press, Culver City, 2015, 1st, 9 inches, 12 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Designing a captivating creature simply for it to exist against a white background and going no further is a purely academic...

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Drew Friedman, Friedman, Drew, From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Near Fine (light wear to lower corner), New York, St. Martin's Press, 1993, 1st, 978-0312093662, 7.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 80 pages, 70 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

This copy is from the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of...

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Fine, issued without dustjacket, Jon Foster, Foster, Jon, Cartouche Press, 2002, 1st, 9781556346262, 10.875 inches, 8.75 inches, 80 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Jon Foster's art is dark, beautiful, and visually overpowering. From his Dark Horse Comics Star Wars covers to his...

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Prose And Cons / Rhyme And Reason
  $160.00
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R. Kenton Nelson, VF in a VF slipcase, Nelson, R. Kenton, Pasadena Museum of California Art, 2005, 1st, cloth spine, pictorial boards

"A collection of R. Kenton Nelson's paintings titled Rhyme and Reason, Prose and Cons. "It consists of two 10" x 10" hardcover, 80-page books in a black...

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Mathieu Lauffray, Lauffray, Mathieu, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2004, 1st, 11.25 inches, 11 inches, 168 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards

This French artist may be best known in the United States for his cover paintings for Dark Horse's Star Wars comics. This is an art book devoted to his...

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Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Kill!
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Hajime Sorayama, Rockin’ Jelly Bean, Katsuya Terada, Sorayama, Rockin’ Jelly Bean, Katsuya Terada, Hajime, Very Fine/Very Fine, Tokyo, Editions Treville, 2014, 1st, 9784309920221, 14.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 72 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

A large format book full of big, in your face artworks! Hajime Sorayama : 22 pages, 20 full page color pieces, 1 double page color piece! Rockin...

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Limited to 300 copies, Very Fine, Mike Yamada, Victoria Ying, Yamada, Victoria Ying, Mike, Extra Curricular Activities, 2012, 1st, 7 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Limited to 300 copies. Out of print. From 2012, a collection of personal works, both traditional watercolor and digital paintings, full of warmth...

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R. Crumb Sketchbook 1966-'67
  $150.00
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Robert Crumb, Crumb, Robert, Fine with Fine German translation booklet in Very Good cardboard slipcase, Zweitausendeins, Frankfurt, 1981, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 360 pages, black & white, 39 pages in color, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

The second book in this series of facsimile Crumb sketchbooks. Filled with life drawings, still lifes, street scenes, cartoons, hand-drawn copies of photos...

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Ramayana: Divine Loophole
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Sanjay Patel, Patel, Sanjay, Very Fine in Very Fine dust jacket , Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2010, 9780811871075, 8.25 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: Artist and veteran Pixar animator Sanjay Patel lends a lush, whimsical illustration style and lighthearted voice to one of Hindu...

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Ramon Kelley, Fine/NF, Kelley, Ramon, Watson-Guptill, 1977, 1st, cloth

This art technique book focuses on advanced techniques in oil, pastel, and watercolor as used by Ramon Kelly, who is famous for his dazzling, bravura...

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Ramon Kelley, NF/NF (dustjacket, Kelley, Ramon, Watson-Guptill, 1977, 1st, cloth

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Ramon Pla Artbook
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Ramon Pla, Pla, Ramon, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2020, 1st, 12.8 inches, 9.3000000000000007 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Beautiful full color illustrations by Ramon Pla. Pla is a children's book illustrator as well as a designer of Fallas and Hogueras, the elaborate wooden...

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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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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (four small indentations to the edges of the boards, 3A Publishing, Kowloon, 2012, 2nd, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 100 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

After the first printing sold out in record time, Ashley put out this second printing with a new front and back cover. Ashley's self-published collection...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Robert Chew, Chew, Robert, 2016, 1st, 9 inches, 12 inches, 42 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Robert Chew is a Dallas-based illustrator and concept artist working in video games. This book "contains various pieces of art created over the past few...

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