Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Near Fine (light rubbing to the corners otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Oblagon, Pasadena, CA, 2001, 1st, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations on every page, softcover, wraps, English

Published in 2001 and long out of print. Industrial design, entertainment design, motion pictures, television, computer game design, fantasy illustrations.

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Limited to 1500 copies signed by the artist, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear), Jo Chen, Chen, Jo, Funkolor Studios, 2010, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 152 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps, Chinese

Out of print. Inscribed "To Scott" by Jo Chen. A beautiful, limited edition book of Jo's best cover paintings. Chapters follow Jo's cover work on...

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Peter de Seve, de Seve, Peter, Inscribed by the artist with a drawing, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Akileos, Paris, 2009, 1st, 12.25 inches, 11 inches, 240 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Inscribed by Peter with a drawing of Scrat sitting on a sinister fellow's head! A career retrospective book on this fantastic illustrator and designer. A...

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Mike Ploog, Ploog, Mike, Limited to 725 copies with all these extras including a signed & numbered print, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (top of the spine bumped, corners sharp, interior Very Fine), Pittsburgh, FPG, 2015, 1st, 978-0996668903, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This copy of The Art of Ploog includes the following Kickstarter Exclusives limited to just 725 copies: A set of five 8" x 10" high-quality,...

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Peter de Seve, de Seve, Peter, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Akileos, Paris, 2009, 1st, 12.25 inches, 11 inches, 240 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by Peter with a drawing of Scrat! A career retrospective book on this fantastic illustrator and designer. A large format coffee table art book...

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Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, Signed by the artist, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light crease to the top edge of the dustjacket), New York, DC Comics, 2010, 1st, 9781401227821, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

A very sharp first printing of Adam's out-of-print art book--and signed by the artist! Reproducing most of Adam's covers from his 20 years (at the time of...

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Signed by all five artists, Hale has added a small head sketch, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Flesk Publicatons, Santa Cruz, 2012, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards with dust jacket, English

Signed by all five artists, each on the first page of their section. In addition, Hale has added a small head sketch.  Out of print. From the...

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Gorillaz Almanac Deluxe Edition
  $250.00
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Jamie Hewlett, et al, Hewlett, et al, Jamie, Near Fine in Very Good+ slipcase (foreedge of the front board lightly bumped, otherwise book is Very Fine; one edge of the slipcase bumped, one corner of the slipcase lightly bumped), Z2 Comics, New York, 2020, 1st, 17 inches, 12.4 inches, 208 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This Gorillaz Almanac Deluxe Edition is printed in a huge 12 x 17 inch format (as opposed to the trade edition's 8.5 x 12 inches). From the publisher:...

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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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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Limited to 500 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, IDW, San Diego, 2011, 1st, 13 inches, 12.5 inches, 360 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Strictly limited to 500 copies, this collection of the long sold-out Uno Tarino, Dos Tarino, and Tres Tarino art books did not last long. This huge 12" x...

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Nicolas De Crecy, De Crecy, Nicolas, One of 150 copies including a signed & numbered aquatint print, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, Paris, MEL Publisher, 2016, 1st, 9791094823033, 12.5 inches, 11 inches, 344 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe edition of the monograph includes a slipcase and an aquatint print, Le petit fantôme domestique , 2015, signed and numbered to 150...

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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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Yoshitaka Amano, Amano, Yoshitaka, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket with obi band (light shelfwear, tight, bright, clean), Tokyo, Asahi Sonorama, 1984, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 106 pages, 63 color and 47 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, Japanese

With a full page original ink drawing signed by the artist on blank backside of the first page. From 1984, Amano's first collection. Works in acrylic,...

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Yoshitaka Amano, Amano, Yoshitaka, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket with obi band (light shelfwear, tight, bright, clean), Asahi Sonorama, Tokyo, 1989, 2nd, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 126 pages, 134 illustrations, including 98 color plates, softcover, wraps, English

With a full page original ink drawing signed and dated 89 by the artist on the front free endpaper. From 1989, this collection of works in acrylic,...

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One of 150 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Gris Grimly, Grimly, Gris, Mad Creator Productions, 2004, 1st, 8 inches, 8 inches, color illustrations, Hardcover, stiff wraps bound with two screwposts, English

A very limited edition collection of drawings and sketches for Grimly's 2005 picture book--Little Jordan Ray's Muddy Spud--published by Baby Tattoo Books....

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96 Nudes +
  $225.00
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW, 2009, 1st, 9781600103421, 11.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out-of-print. Ashley's explicit paintings & drawings of the female figure. This hardcover collects the 48 Nudes and 48 More softcover art books and...

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Signed by the artists with a drawing, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in Fine slipcase, Creaturebox (Greg Baldwin & Dave Guertin), Creaturebox (Greg Baldwin & Dave Guertin), CreatureBox, 2012, 1st, 9780615668543, 12.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 140 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. This copy is signed by both artists and inscribed "Ted! Thanks for everything!" It includes: an original 4.25" x 5.5" sketch card, a...

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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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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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Ashley Wood, Signed by the artist, VF, Wood, Ashley, IDW, 2002, 1st, wraps, English

A mint copy, signed by Ashley, of this art collection. Tighter work/painting than his output in recent years.

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Ashley Wood, Signed by the artist, VF, Wood, Ashley, IDW, 2004, 1st, wraps

A mint copy, signed by Ashley, of this art collection. Tighter work/painting than his output in recent years.

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Drawers 2.0 (Fine)
  $200.00
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Le Cycliste, Bordeaux, 2005, 2912249740, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, 144 pages, over 650 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French English

This is the revised and expanded 144-page edition of Drawers, the retrospective of Claire Wendling's work in comics, games, animation, and illustration....

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Peter Bialobrzeski, Bialobrzeski, Peter, Near Fine, Berlin, Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2004, 1st, 978-3775713948, 9.6 inches, 12 inches, 112 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"In Neon Tigers, I merge the seven Asian cities of Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Jakarta, Singapore, and Shenzhen into a virtual megatropolis....

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Simon Bisley, Bisley, Simon, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Rockville Centre, NY, Heavy Metal, 2004, 1st, 9781932413151, 1932413154, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A passion project of Simon Bisley's to illustrate the Bible, this collection of full-page drawings and paintings of scenes from the Bible was published in...

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