Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Underwood Books, Nevada City, CA, 2002, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

The ninth installment in the best-selling Spectrum series once again sets the standards for the field of fantastic art. This compendium honors the...

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Spectrum 9: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art
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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Near Fine (light cover wear, no thumbdents, very flat, tight, clean), Underwood Books, Nevada City, CA, 2002, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: The ninth installment in the best-selling Spectrum series once again sets the standards for the field of fantastic art. This...

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Chris Foss, Rian Hughes, Chris Foss, Foss, Rian Hughes, Chris, Foss, Chris, One of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine translucent slipcase, London, Titan Books, 2011, 1st, 9780857685599, 12.75 inches, 10 inches, 248 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print in all editions. This Signed & Numbered Special Edition is limited to 500 copies. Mint in original shrinkwrap. From the publisher:...

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Peter Frank, Gottfried Helnwein, Frank, Peter, Helnwein, Gottfried, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (upper corners have small bumps, light rubbing to covers, interior Fine), New York, Friedman Benda, 2010, 1st, 9780982911204, 13.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Approximately 60 paintings and an interview with the artist. From the publisher: I Was a Child is the first full-scale exhibition of Helnwein's work...

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Josh Alan Friedman, Drew Friedman, Friedman, Josh Alan, Friedman, Drew, From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Very Good+ (moderate wear to rear corners, light wear to covers, interior sound), Seattle, Fantagraphics, 1994, 1st thus, 978-1560971436, 7.4 inches, 7.8 inches, 88 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, 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, 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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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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Blueberry Girl
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Neil Gaiman, Charles Vess, Gaiman, Neil, Vess, Charles, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, HarperCollins, New York, 2009, 2nd, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Nationally bestselling author Neil Gaiman (Sandman, Stardust) and Eisner Award winner Charles Vess (Stardust, A Circle of Cats, Seven...

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Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean, Gaiman, Neil, McKean, Dave, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Vertigo/DC, 2014, 1st thus, 9781401250669, 11 inches, 8 inches, 208 pages, color, Hardcover, leather, English

The artwork for every Sandman cover reproduced full-page without obscuring logos or text. With numerous extra illustrations and entirely designed by Dave...

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The Book of Ballads
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Neil Gaiman, Charles de Lint, Jane Yolen, Jeff Smith, Emma Bull, Sharyn McCrumb, et al, Charles Vess, Gaiman, Charles de Lint, Jane Yolen, Jeff Smith, Emma Bull, Sharyn McCrumb, et al, Neil, Vess, Charles, Near Fine (very slight shelfwear), New York, Tom Doherty Associates, LLC, 2004, 1st, 9780765312150, 0765312158, 10 inches, 7 inches, 192 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

A finalist for the 2005 Eisner Award, The Book of Ballads is an event in the worlds of fantasy and graphic storytelling alike. Illustrated by Charles...

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Signed by the author and the artist who includes a brush sketch, Very Fine, Frank Gibson, Becky Dreistadt, Gibson, Frank, Dreistadt, Becky, Patty Pan, 2010, 1st, 9780473165284, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards

"Dear Reader, The book in your hands is our homage to the vintage storybooks we spent our youth reading. This is a tale of a little tiger named Tigerbuttah...

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Allan Gross, Frank Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley, Gross, Allan, Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley, Frank, Signed by the artist, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Baltimore, Insight Studios Group, 2001, 1st, 188931711X, 9.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 112 pages, over 200 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, cloth, English

A retrospective and detailed discussion of the careers of three artists:Frank Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley .From the publisher: See eye-popping...

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Allan Gross, Frank Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley, Gross, Allan, Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley, Frank, Signed by the artist, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket lightly rubbed), Baltimore, Insight Studios Group, 2001, 1st, 188931711X, 9.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 112 pages, over 200 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, cloth, English

A retrospective and detailed discussion of the careers of three artists:Frank Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley. From the publisher: See eye-popping...

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Signed & dated 2001 by Cho with a full-page ink drawing of an ape pounding his chest "ROARRR!!" Also SIGNED & dated 2003 by Wheatley with a drawing, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Frank Cho, Marc Hempel & Mark Wheatley, Gross, Allan, Cho, Marc Hempel & Mark Wheatley, Frank, Insight Studios Group, 2001, 1st, 9.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 112 pages, over 200 illustrations, most in color, Hardcover, cloth, English

This copy has original drawings on the front free endpaper by two of the artists profiled: Frank Cho and Mark Wheatley. Signed and dated 2001 by Cho with...

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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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Bob Haney, Jim Aparo, Haney, Bob, Aparo, Jim, Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, DC Comics, 2012, 1st, 9781401233754, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 512 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Jim Aparo is one of my favorite DC artists. He had an amazing run in the seventies, creating beautiful elegant pages (penciling and inking himself) for...

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Histoires de fantômes du Japon
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Lafcadio Hearn, Benjamin Lacombe, Hearn, Lafcadio, Lacombe, Benjamin, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2019, 9782302078970, 11.2 inches, 8 inches, 208 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: At the height of his graphic talent, Benjamin Lacombe offers a tribute to Japan, through a haunting and thoroughly researched...

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The Sea-Thing Child
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Very Fine/Very Fine, Patrick Benson, Hoban, Russell, Benson, Patrick, Candlewick, 1999, 1st, 0763608475, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A poignant story about a puffin who finds the courage to retake to the sea, written by Russell Hoban, the author of "The Mouse and His Child" and "Riddley...

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Sassone - Signed
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Marco Massimo Sassone, SIGNED & dated November 1981 by the artist, NF/VG+, Hoopes, Donelson, Sassone, Marco Massimo, Arti Grafiche, 1979, 1st, cloth

A massive monograph on the Italian neo-impressionist Marco Massimo Sassone. The first major study of the Italian-born and California-adopted artist....

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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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Robert E Howard, Gary Gianni, Howard, Robert E, Gianni, Gary, #68 of 100 copies of the Publishers Edition signed by the artist, Very Fine/Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in custom cardboard box, Wandering Star, London, 1998, 1st, 10 inches, 7 inches, vi, 390 + 26 of notes pages, 5 color plates, over 200 black & white text illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

"This is a signed numbered copy of 100 publishers edition. It varies from the limited edition by virtue of an additional plate within the book and...

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Robert E. Howard, John Watkiss, Howard, Robert E., Watkiss, John, Very Fine, Ballantine, New York, 2011, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, xxiv, 552 pages, 1 color and 7 full-page and over 30 smaller black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Eighteen short stories and poems illustrated by John Watkiss. One of the later collections in the Complete REH series, this volume sadly did not get the...

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Sword Woman and Other Historical Adventures
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Robert E. Howard, John Watkiss, Howard, Robert E., Watkiss, John, Near Fine (light bump to the corner otherwise new and unread, very flat, tight, clean), Ballantine, New York, 2011, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, xxiv, 552 pages, 1 color and 7 full-page and over 30 smaller black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Eighteen short stories and poems illustrated by John Watkiss. One of the later collections in the Complete REH series, this volume sadly did not get the...

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Robert E. Howard, Gary Gianni, Howard, Robert E., Gianni, Gary, #310 of 1050 copies signed by the artist, Fine in Fine dustjacket in Near Fine slipcase (very slight dust and soiling along the cloth seam of the slipcase), Wandering Star, London, 1998, 1st, 10 inches, 7 inches, vi, 390 + 26 of notes pages, 4 color plates, over 200 black & white text illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English


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Birds In Art: The Masters
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Fine/Fine, Inga Brynildson and Woody Hagge, Inga Brynildson and Woody Hagge, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, 1990, 1st, 128 pages, 84 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

14 award-winning contemporary wildlife artists in their own words and paintings: Robert Bateman,  Charles Greenough Chase,  Guy...

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Christopher Irving, Eric Nolen-Weathington, Charles Vess, Irving, Eric Nolen-Weathington, Christopher, Vess, Charles, Signed and dated '08 by the artist, Very Fine, Raleigh, NC, TwoMorrows Publishing, 2007, 1st, 978-1-893905-69-6, 1-893905-69-1, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, black & white with 8 color pages, Softcover, color wraps, English

Signed by the artist. Out of print. From the publisher: Enchanting--that is the best word to describe the artwork of Charles Vess. Whether...

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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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George Khoury, Eric Nolen-Weathington, Arthur Adams, Khoury, Eric Nolen-Weathington, George, Adams, Arthur, Near Fine (mild thumbdents to the covers otherwise Very Fine, sharp corners and edges, bright, glossy), Raleigh, NC, TwoMorrows, 2006, 1st, 9781893905542, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. An art book devoted to fan favorite artist Arthur Adams. Contains a book-length interview with over 150 black & white illustrations....

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Chip Kidd, Alex Ross, Kidd, Chip, Ross, Alex, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Pantheon, 2018, 1st, 9781101871973, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 312 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the team that brought you the Eisner-Award winning Mythology: The DC Comics Art of Alex Ross. Here is the beloved Marvel Universe of comics...

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The Timid Cabbage
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Charles Krafft, Femke Hiemstra, Krafft, Charles, Hiemstra, Femke, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine without dust jacket, as issued, Sympathetic Press, Olympia WA, 2013, 1st, 9.8 inches, 11.25 inches, 52 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: We can't adequately relay how excited about THE TIMID CABBAGE we are. Dutch born, Femke Hiemstra is one of our favorite artists...

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Ian Lambot, Greg Girard, Lambot, Ian, Girard, Greg, Very Good+ (light bump to upper corner, mild creasing to spine, mild shelfwear, previous owner's name lined out in black marker on the first page), Watermark, Surrey, 1993, 6th printing 2003, 10.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 216 pages, over 320 color photographs, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Girard and Lambot spent four years exploring the notorious Walled City of Kowloon (Hong Kong), before it's final clearance in 1992....

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Ian Lambot, Greg Girard, Lambot, Ian, Girard, Greg, Near Fine (very light bumps to spine ends and corners, very sharp, tight, clean), Surrey, Watermark, 1993, 6th 2007, 9781873200131, 10.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 216 pages, over 320 color photographs, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Girard and Lambot spent four years exploring the notorious Walled City of Kowloon (Hong Kong), before it's final clearance in 1992....

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Taï-Marc Le Thanh, Rebecca Dautremer, Le Thanh, Taï-Marc, Dautremer, Rebecca, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Editions Tishina, Paris, 2015, 1st, 13 inches, 11.75 inches, 160 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of published and unpublished finished works, illustrations, designs, drawings, sketches by the French graphic designer and illustrator. Over...

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F*** It Number Three
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T. P. Louise, Ashley Wood, Louise, T. P., Wood, Ashley, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (top of the spine badly bumped, tiny bumps to two corners, otherwise Fine, interior is perfect), 3A Publishing, Kowloon, 2011, 1st, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations on every page, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Ashley's self-published collection of large unexpurgated images in full color between hard covers. Slightly over half the 96 pages are devoted to paintings...

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F*** It Number Two
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T. P. Louise, Ashley Wood, Louise, T. P., Wood, Ashley, Top of the spine slightly pushed in otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, 3A Publishing, Kowloon, 2010, 1st, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations on every page, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Ashley's self-published collection of large unexpurgated images in full color between hard covers. Evenly divided between paintings and cartoons and comic...

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F*** It, Number One
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T. P. Louise, Ashley Wood, Louise, T. P., Wood, Ashley, Fine, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2010, 1st, 9781600107283, 12 inches, 12 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This out of print collection of oil paintings, comics, and ink drawings/sketches by Ash received very limited distribution due to explicit language and...

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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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T. P. Louise, Ashley Wood, Louise, T. P., Wood, Ashley, Very Fine, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2009, 1st, 9781600105067, 12 inches, 12 inches, 48 pages, 37 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

37 World War Robot paintings by Ashley Wood. High definition reproduction in a large 12x12 format. Award-winning designer/artist Ashley Wood (Popbot,...

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F**k It, Number One
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T.P. Louise, Ashley Wood, Louise, T.P., Wood, Ashley, Tips very lightly rubbed otherwise Very Fine, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2010, 1st, 9781600107283, 12 inches, 12 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This out of print collection of oil paintings, comics, and ink drawings/sketches by Ash received very limited distribution due to explicit language and...

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Pierre Louys, Claire Wendling, Louys, Pierre, Wendling, Claire, Very Fine, Hollywood, Humanoids Publishing, 2000, 1st, 1930652046, 11.7 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, 26 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Twenty-six color plates by Wendling illustrate this portion of Louys' erotic poem. Wendling used this opportunity to go wild exploring various media and...

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The Call of Cthulhu
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H. P. Lovecraft, François Baranger, Lovecraft, H. P., Baranger, François, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket (small dent to the back of dustjacket in manufacturing), Eagle Rock, CA, Design Studio Press, 2019, 1st, 978-1-62465-044-4, 14.25 inches, 10.75 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Who can resist The Call of Cthulhu? An oversize illustrated book version of H.P. Lovecraft's classic tale of cosmic horror.   From the...

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H.P. Lovecraft, Gary Gianni, Lovecraft, H.P., Gianni, Gary, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Santa Cruz, Flesk, 2018, 1st, 9781640410039, 9.5 inches, 6.25 inches, 128 pages, over 110 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, decorative boards with an onlaid title plate, English

This is the original Sketchbook Edition of Gianni's Illustrated Call of Cthulhu. This hardcover had a limited print run for Kickstarter supporters of the...

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Effluvium
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Xavier Mauméjan, Didier Graffet, Mauméjan, Xavier, Graffet, Didier, Very Fine, Paris, Bragelonne, 2019, 1st, 9791028110550, 14.75 inches, 11.5 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book illustrated and designed by epic steampunk fantasy artist Didier Graffet. From the publisher: Painter, graphic designer, architect and...

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Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe
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John Rush, VF/Fine, Mayer, Marianna, Rush, John, Chronicle, 2004, 1st, pictorial boards, English

From the dust jacket: "Ivanhoe - At the dawn of the Middle Ages, a gripping tale of chivalry and suspense emerges. "Two distinguished knights - one...

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Colin McInnes, Dave Cooper, McInnes, Colin, Cooper, Dave, Near Fine (light rubbing to the lower corners, light shelfwear, very flat, tight, clean), Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2002, 1st, 1569716927, 7.5 inches, 8 inches, 72 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

A first printing of this collection of stories from various anthologies. Out of print. From the publisher: Pip & Norton have been together for...

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Octave Mirbeau, Mirbeau, Octave, Limited to 200 copies, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, CA, Re/Search Publications, 1989, 1st, 9780940642157, 0940642158, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 120 pages, black and white photographs, Hardcover, cloth, English

This is one of 100 Limited Edition Hardcover copies on acid free paper. Although uncalled for, this particular copy is also signed and dated 10-13-2013 by...

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Fish Girl
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Donna Jo Napoli, David Wiesner, Napoli, Donna Jo, Wiesner, David, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Clarion Books, New York, 2017, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.6 inches, 188 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The triple Caldecott winner David Wiesner brings his rich visual imagination and trademark artistry to the graphic novel format in a...

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