Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
Gris Grimly, Grimly, Gris, Limited to 3000 copies, Very Fine, Baby Tattoo, Los Angeles, 2011, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 180 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Over the past 13 years, Gris Grimly has cultivated a reputation as one of his generation's most likable purveyors of sinister art. As an author and...

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Signed an dated 9.27.18 by Robert Williams, Very Fine, Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, 2018, 1st, 10 inches, 7.75 inches, 136 pages, over 150 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Signed and dated 9.27.18 by Robert Williams. From the publisher: Prior to the introduction of Juxtapoz Magazine, artists working within a variety of...

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Automotiv
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Ever Meulen, Meulen, Ever, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket issued in publisher's shrinkwrap, Champaka, Brussels, 2013, 1st, 9.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 196 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

More than a collection of drawings of cars, "Automotiv" is the culmination of Ever Meulen's passion for the automobile world.Not content with being the best...

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Shag, Shag, One of only 99 copies with a signed & numbered silkscreen print, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Baby Tattoo, Los Angeles, 2009, 1st, 10 inches, 13 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An exclusive Shag print and book set released at the C2E2 convention in Chicago April 16-18 2010. The print is a 12 x 9 inch, 3-color screen print...

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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, With a print limited to 1000 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, France, Editions Caurette, 2021, 1st, 979-10-96315-88-8, 17 inches, 12 inches, 100 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards

A large format book (30 x 42 cm) reproducing one hundred never-before-seen drawings at their original size! Printed on a deluxe Fedrigoni 170g paper....

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Tanino Liberatore, Liberatore, Tanino, One of 120 signed & numbered copies, Very Fine, Edizioni Di, Italy, 2007, 1st, 9.75 inches, 7 inches, 44 pages, 32 full-page black & white illustrations, Hardcover, printed cardboard, Italian

Thirty-two stark ink brush drawings by Liberatore: bold graphic images of women (sometimes with men), all previously unpublished. Wordless except for a...

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Babes, Beasts, and Brawn: Sculpture of the Fantastic
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Steve Kiwus, Kiwus, Steve, Very Fine, Milwaukie, OR, Dark Horse, 2006, 1st, 978-1-59307-013-7, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 160 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

"The Action-Figure Art of Steve Kiwus and Eightball Studios." A showcase of action figures and limited edition statues. The book features hundreds of...

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Bad Girl
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Very Fine, Song Yang, Yang, Song, Xiao Pan, 2010, 9782918575016, 2918575011, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 192 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

A collection of full-page, full-color art from the artist-creator of the "Bad Girl" manhua comic. From the publisher: After 6 albums with Xiao Pan,...

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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Limited to 2200 Deluxe copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Fine slipcase, Santa Cruz, Flesk, 2019, 1st, 978-1-64041-026-8, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

This is the hardcover signed deluxe edition of the Ballpoint Beauties book. This edition comes with a bonus signature page, premium cloth spine binding, and...

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Baseball 100
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Nel Yomtov, Mark Chiarello, Yomtov, Nel, Chiarello, Mark, 161 & River Studios, 2020, 1st, 9.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. The entire run--both signed and unsigned editions--was limited to 1000 copies. This is one of the unsigned copies. Welcome to "BASEBALL...

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Baseball 100 - Signed Edition
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Signed by both the author and the artist on a glued-in illustrated plate., Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Nel Yomtov, Mark Chiarello, Yomtov, Nel, Chiarello, Mark, 161 & River Studios, 2020, 1st, 9.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Welcome to "BASEBALL 100" , a 128-page lavishly illustrated hardcover book that will both entertain and add fuel to one of baseball's most enduring...

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Batman: Odyssey
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Neal Adams, Adams, Neal, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Burbank, DC Comics, 2012, 1st, 9781401236830, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 368 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Batman: Odyssey, a singular and epic Batman tale, collects Batman: Odyssey #1-6 (Vol. 1) and #1-7 (Vol. 2). Out of print except in a $100 omnibus. From...

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Very Fine, Arkady Roytman, Roytman, Arkady, Xupuy / Trinquette, 2013, 1st, 9781934623954, 12.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Figure drawings and paintings. The vast majority in watercolor.

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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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Limited to 2000 copies, Very Fine, Riikka Sormunen, Sormunen, Riikka, Nobrow Press, 2012, 1st, 9781907704574, 16.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 24 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Travelling from Klimt to Kahlo with a brief stop at Kandinsky, the new Big Mother has finally arrived! Finnish artist Riikka...

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Raymond Lemstra, Lemstra, Raymond, Limited edition of 2000 hand numbered copies, Near Fine (Small Bend on Top Corner), London, Nobrow Press, 2014, 1st, 9781907704772, 16.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 24 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Back on our shelves is the fourth title in Nobrow’s Big Mother series. This time it's the turn of Dutch artist Raymond Lemstra to...

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Bill Sienkiewicz, Sienkiewicz, Bill, Fine (very flat, tight, and clean,no thumbdents), Hermes Press, Neshannock, PA, 2002, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, 2 double-page and 71 full-page color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

The first Bill Sienkiewicz art book. A wonderful collection of 73 unpublished or preliminary works in color, mostly watercolors. Out of print.


Bill Sienkiewicz Revolution
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Bill Sienkiewicz, Sienkiewicz, Bill, Six Foot Press, 2019, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, decorative cloth with an onlaid color plate, English

A collection of artwork by Bill Sienkiewicz, marred by mediocre reproduction. From the publisher: The legendary comic book artist Bill Sienkiewicz is...

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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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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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Near Fine, Geoffrey Dashwood, Dashwood, Geoffrey, James Graham & Sons, 1991 & 2000, 1st, 8 inches, 9.5 inches, 24 + 28 pages, 32 color photos, Softcover, wraps, English

Two exhibition catalogues of this contemporary British sculptor of birds, 9.5" x 8" and 7.5" x 5.5".

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Biz Verotik World
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Simon Bisley, Bisley, Simon, Near Fine (lamination separating from cover at upper right corner otherwise flat, tight, clean), Los Angeles, Verotik, 2003, 1st, 188573073X, 12 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, 26 black & white full-page illustrations, softcover, color wraps

In "Biz Verotik World" "Simon Bisley takes on all the Wild Danzig Verotik Characters in Full Page illustrations." 26 highly detailed finished pencil...

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Dave McKean, McKean, Dave, One of 450 numbered copies signed by the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2016, 1st, 9781506701097, 16.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This out of print limited edition hardcover's 12 x 16 page size is 45% larger than the trade edition (an 8.5 x 11 inch paperback)! From the publisher:...

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Elian Black'Mor, Carine-M, Black'Mor, Carine-M, Elian, Fine, Insight, San Rafael, 2015, 1st, 9.5 inches, 12 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher Élian Black'Mor is a writer, illustrator, and graphic designer who chose to disappear behind his penname to better play with...

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Blitt
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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Riverhead Books, 2017, 1st, 9780399576669, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"One of the great political cartoonists of our time." --David Remnick A gorgeous, hilarious, and provocative compendium of the award-winning artist's...

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Very Fine in shrinkwrap, Mark Ryden, Ryden, Mark, Porterhouse, 2003, 2nd printing (1st revised enlarged edition) 2011, 7.25 inches, 5.25 inches, 110 pages, color, Hardcover, leather, English

A larger format to better appreciate the paintings within.  From the publisher: The 'Blood Exhibition Book - 2nd Edition' features details,...

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Blue Collar / White Collar
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Sterling Hundley, Hundley, Sterling, Very Fine, Richmond, VA, AdHouse Books, 2011, 1st, 9781935233152, 1935233157, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Blue Collar / White Collar collects the art of award-winning illustrator and painter Sterling Hundley. This retrospective monograph...

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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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Bocetto
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Alberto Ruiz, Ruiz, Alberto, Very Fine, Heavy Metal, Rockville Centre, NY, 2007, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 74 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Alberto's eighth sketchbook/artbook collects the best pieces from his previous seven sketchbook/artbook, including more full color artwork than any of...

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#13 of 150 deluxe editions signed by the artist on an extra color plate, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Bill Presing, Presing, Bill, 2008, 1st, 7.25 inches, 6 inches, 192 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

This long out-of-print deluxe edition includes a signed & numbered color bookplate with an extra illustration of a sexy blonde! A second collection...

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Jorge R. Gutiérrez, Gutiérrez, Jorge R., Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Cernunnos, 2018, 1st, 978-2374950419, 9.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 192 pages, 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Signed by Jorge Gutierrez! From the publisher: The acclaimed director of The Book of Life returns with an original art book celebrating the...

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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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Brian Froud's Goblins 10 1/2 Anniversary Edition
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Ari Berk, Brian Froud, Berk, Ari, Froud, Brian, Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Abrams, 2015, 1st, 9781419718618, 11.7 inches, 9.7 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: If you brought home the first edition, you were in big trouble! If you bring home this new and expanded edition, you are in even...

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Broken - Signed
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Jeff Soto, Soto, Jeff, Signed by the artist, Near Fine, Potatostamp Press, Riverside, 2012, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A full color 28-page booklet of paintings self-published by the artist. Jeff Soto is a painter, illustrator and muralist who has exhibited in galleries...

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Bunnies & Bees
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Limited edition of 8000 copies, Very Fine in shrinkwrap, Mark Ryden, Ryden, Mark, Porterhouse, 2002, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 50 pages, over 50 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A book of paintings & drawings from Ryden's third solo exhibition. With essays on each painting by Ryden and an introductory essay/profile by Mike McGee.

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Tara McPherson, McPherson, Tara, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, OR, Dark Horse Comics, 2012, 1st, 9781595828552, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, padded pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Gods and devils. Flesh and spirit. Sacred and profane. One of the leading lights of Pop Surrealism, Tara McPherson...


Burning Inside: The Art of Jean-Sébastien Rossbach
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Very Fine, Jean-Sebastien Rossbach, Rossbach, Jean-Sebastien, CFSL Ink, 2012, 1st, 9782359470321, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A ten-year retrospective of the French illustrator, known for his work for Magic: The Gathering, Marvel and Dark Horse. From the publisher: Whether...

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Butcher Billy's Strange Fantasy
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Frederic Claquin, Butcher Billy, Claquin, Frederic, Butcher Billy, Very Fine, Herscher, Paris, 2018, 9782733504017, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 192 pages, 500 color illustrations, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, French

From the publisher: Illustrator Butcher Billy specializes in pop culture mashups between post-punk icons and comic book superheroes. A great lover of...

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Cages (NBM HC 1st)
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Very Fine, Dave McKean, McKean, Dave, NBM, 2002, 1st printing of the NBM edition, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 496 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the 1st printing of the NBM edition after the 1998 Kitchen Sink edition. Collecting Cages #1-10 (1990-96). A graphic novel. Publisher's...

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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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Limited to 800 numbered copies, Very Fine, Comic & Entertainment Expo, 2008, 1st, 9781934623756, 193462375X, 12.25 inches, 9 inches, 40 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The annual yearbook for this Canadian convention. Features full-page color illustrations by Bruce Timm, Bobby Chiu, Kei Acedera, Stuart Immonen, Bill...

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Cameraworks
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David Hockney, Hockney, David, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Abrams, 1984, 1st, 0394537335, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 287 pages, 117 color plates, 53 black & white text illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The definitive survey of Hockney's fascinating and dizzying photocollages created during the years 1981-1983. 117 color plates and 53 black & white text...

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Capturing the Essence: Techniques for Bird Artists
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William T. Cooper, Cooper, William T., Very Fine, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2011, 1st, 7.75 inches, 10.25 inches, 128 pages, 139 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

A great book with fantastic paintings. This book features three detailed step-by-step demonstrations of the artist creating a painting in watercolors, in...

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Carnet Sauvage
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Zao Dao, Zao Dao, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2016, 1st, 978-2-35283-426-7, 9.5 inches, 6.9 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book from a young female artist in mainland China. Her work may well remind you of Manu Arenas. From the publisher: Born in the 1990s in...

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Caza: Les Mois sont de papier 2
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Philippe Caza, Caza, Philippe, Near Fine (only light wear), Le Pythagore, Chaumont, 20, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.75 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

A Caza sketchbook. Unlike the first volume, this volume is 100 pages of preparatory drawings for an animated film "Les Enfants de la Pluie" ("Children of...

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Jean-Baptiste Monge, Monge, Jean-Baptiste, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Goblin's Way, Wentworth-Nord, QC, Canada, 2016, 2nd 2018, 13.25 inches, 10 inches, 148 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, decorative cloth, English

Jean-Baptiste Monge's first fantasy art book in English! Self-published by Monge, this art book is beautifully designed and lushly produced, with...


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Stuart Immonen, Immonen, Stuart, Very Fine, Richmond, Adhouse, 2008, 10.75 inches, 8 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. Stuart Immonen is a Canadian comics and cover artist working for DC and Marvel. This is a big beautiful collection of his sketches, short...


Fine, CFSL Ink, Paris, 2010, 1st, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white, softcover, French wraps

A fantastic collection of pencil and ink sketches and drawings by 17 Cafe Sale artists. Includes websites and email addresses for each of the artists....

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