Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
Tommy Lee Edwards, Edwards, Tommy Lee, Near Fine (light shelfwear), San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2003, 1st, 1932382046, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, Over 100 color and black and white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the back cover: 96 full-color pages showcasing various aspects of the versatile illustrator Tommy Lee Edwards including works for such clients as...

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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, The upper corner of the first six pages are very lightly bent otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2009, 1st, 9781613770535, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 120 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print . Scarce in hardcover. From the publisher: From gaming consoles to comic books, Metal Gear Solid has captured the imagination of...

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H. P. Lovecraft, François Baranger, Lovecraft, H. P., Baranger, François, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Design Studio Press, Eagle Rock, CA, 20, 9781624650512, 14.25 inches, 10.75 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An oversize illustrated book version of H.P. Lovecraft's novel of cosmic horror, At the Mountains of Madness. From the publisher: Return to the final...

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Atey Ghailan, Ghailan, Atey, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Worcester, 3dtotal Publishing, 2020, 1st, 978-1-912843-17-6, 11 inches, 9.3 inches, 152 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Concept artist and illustrator Atey Ghailan takes you on the journey of his career in his first art book. In addition to revealing...

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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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Signed by the artist with a drawing of a martini, Very Fine, Shag, Shag, Baby Tattoo, 2009, 1st, 10 inches, 13 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

This copy has been personally signed by the artist on the title page with a drawing of a martini! The book has 29 new paintings by Shag nicely...

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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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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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Bettie Page, Queen of Hearts
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Jim Silke, et al, Silke, et al, Jim, Fine (very flat, tight, clean), Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 1995, 1st, 1569711240, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

"An Illustrated Review of the Fabulous World of 1950s Glamour Art and the Paper Girl Who Sat on its Throne." From the publisher: Bettie Page sent the...

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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 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:...


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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One of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Tula Lotay, Lotay, Tula, 2020, 1st, 5.7 inches, 5.7 inches, 50 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Exclusively images of women. Includes characters from films and comics. Death, Harley Quinn, Judge Anderson, Pussy Galore, Ripley, Rey, etc. Completely...

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One of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Tula Lotay, Lotay, Tula, 2020, 1st, 5.7 inches, 5.7 inches, 50 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Completely different content from Blossom. This limited edition art book includes adult content (nudity and sex). Interior: 160gsm Splendorgel stock....

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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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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Tokyo, PIE International, 2021, 1st, 9784756250018, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 128 pages, 32 color and 32 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Japanese

32 color illustrations. The line art for each of those 32 illustrations is also reproduced. Introduction in English, the rest in Japanese. From 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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Brian Froud's World of Faerie
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Brian Froud, Froud, Brian, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Rafael, Insight, 2007, 1st, 9781933784137, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 168 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

There are also three little booklets within the book and in an envelope is a poster of a poem by Neil Gaiman . Out of print. From the publisher:...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, David Williams, Williams, David, 2009, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

David Williams is a comic book artist who does a lot of stuff really well, including take on the styles of different artists: Alex Ross, Steve Rude, Jack...

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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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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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