Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
Brian Stelfreeze, Stelfreeze, Brian, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Boom Studio, Los Angeles, 2016, 1st, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 192 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A Pristine Mint copy of a book that--with its white soft touch covers--is hard to find without some scuffing or dirt. This copy is guaranteed to be clean...

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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Vanguard, Lakewood, 2016, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, over 300 color and 100 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Vampirella, Weird Science, Dejah Thoris... No one renders exotic women better than Frazetta, the World s greatest Fantasy artist....

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Brian Froud, Froud, Brian, An illustrated bookplate signed by the artist is laid in, Very Fine, Sherman Oaks, CA, Imaginosis, 2005, 1st, 0974461202, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

Brian Froud's full color sketchbook from 2005. An illustrated bookplate signed by the artist is laid in. From the publisher: For the first time ever,...

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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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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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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, 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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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Limited to 750 copies, Very Fine, Griffioen Graffiek, Hilversum, 2011, 1st, 8.25 inches, 5.5 inches, 8 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A luxurious little production of "a tiny graphic novel" by Joost Swarte (originally published in the annual report of the Dutch Booksellers Association in...

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Laurent Durieux, Durieux, Laurent, Signed and dated 05.24.16 by the artist, Near Fine, Cernunnos, Brussels, 2016, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 112 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

The first art book devoted to Poster Artist Laurent Durieux. Signed and dated 05.24.16 by the artist. This is the catalog for the exhibition "The Poster...

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The Pop Up Art Book
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Limited to 900 copies, Very Fine, Poposition Press, 2015, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, color, hardcover, pictorial boards

The Pop Up Art Book is a collaborative art book that brings together some of the most creative minds from street art, comic books, illustration, fine art...

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One of 100 numbered copies, Very Fine, Ruben Procopio, Procopio, Ruben, Moonstone, 2007, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 32 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

A preview of the upcoming Phantom anthology book illustrated by longtime Disney artist-sculptor (and lifelong Phantom fan) Ruben Procopio. In this...

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Very Fine, Estrella Vega, Vega, Estrella, 2016, 1st, 6.25 inches, 5 inches, color, Hardcover, boards, English

An accordion book about life before the dinosaurs. The book contains a 108 inch long picture of the life forms of the period. Text about the period is...

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Very Fine, Estrella Vega, Vega, Estrella, 2016, 1st, 6.25 inches, 5 inches, color, Hardcover, boards, English

An accordion book about life before the dinosaurs. The book contains a 108 inch long picture of the life forms of the period. Text about the period is...

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Very Fine, Estrella Vega, Vega, Estrella, 2016, 1st, 6.25 inches, 5 inches, color, Hardcover, boards, English

An accordion book about life before the dinosaurs. The book contains a 108 inch long picture of the life forms of the period. Text about the period is...

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Very Fine, Estrella Vega, Vega, Estrella, 2016, 1st, 6.25 inches, 5 inches, color, Hardcover, boards, English

An accordion book about life before the dinosaurs. The book contains a 108 inch long picture of the life forms of the period. Text about the period is...

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Very Fine, Estrella Vega, Vega, Estrella, 2016, 1st, 6.25 inches, 5 inches, color, Hardcover, boards, English

An accordion book about life before the dinosaurs. The book contains a 108 inch long picture of the life forms of the period. Text about the period is...

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Very Fine, Estrella Vega, Vega, Estrella, 2016, 1st, 6.25 inches, 5 inches, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Estrella Vega is a self-published author and illustrator based in New York. Her artist books, which include pop-ups, flipbooks and accordions, typically...

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Marv Wolfman, George Perez, Wolfman, Marv, Perez, George, Signed by the artist and the author on the front free end paper, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, DC Comics, 2011, 1st, 9781401233228, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth, English

Signed by Marv Wolfman and George Perez on the front free endpaper! Out of print. From the publisher: Harking back to the era when NEW TEEN...

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William Stout, Stout, William, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Fine in Fine dustjacket, ibooks, New York, 2000, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, 76 color and over 90 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This copy has an original drawing of a mosasaur. The expanded edition of Stout's classic volume: "the book that started the dinosaur renaissance" with...

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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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Neal Adams, Adams, Neal, Very Good+ (cut out, light edge wear and browning), Hollywood, United Artists Records, 1972, 12.4 inches, 12.4 inches, color, English

An original LP album with record sleeve art by Neal Adams. This elaborate record sleeve opens up and out to create a four page comic story. The four...

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The Michael WM. Kaluta Treasury
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Michael Kaluta, Kaluta, Michael, Near Fine (very slight bump to upper corner, otherwise only light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Glimmer Graphics, Trenton, NJ, 1988, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, 3 full-page color, 128 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A great collection of rare Kaluta artwork. Lots of sketches. The Shadow and DC characters. Pencil prelims for paintings. Includes the most extensive Kaluta...

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Very Fine without dustjacket, as issued, Tim Burton, Burton, Tim, Morrow, 1997, 1st, 7.5 inches, 5 inches, 12, 8 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

An advance, hardbound 12-pager sampler distributed to booksellers prior to the release of the book. Includes excerpts from "Voodoo Girl," "Brie Boy" and...

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Brian Ajhar, Signed by the artist with a drawing, VF/VF, Doyle, Roddy, Ajhar, Brian, Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic, 2004, 1st, cloth spine, English

A first printing signed with a drawing! From the publisher: "The triumphant finale to Roddy Doyle's hilarious Mack Family tales. Mr. Mack’s...

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Limited to 1000 copies. This copy is signed and dated 5-17 by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Arthur Adams, Adams, Arthur, Flesk, 2017, 1st, 9781933865942, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 80 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This out of print, limited edition hardcover features crisp, often full-color, reproductions of Arthur Adams incredibly detailed cover art, sometimes...

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Limited to 1000 copies. This copy is signed and dated 9-18 by the artist on the front free endpaper., Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Arthur Adams, Adams, Arthur, Flesk, 2017, 1st, 9781933865942, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 80 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This out of print, limited edition hardcover features crisp, often full-color, reproductions of Arthur Adams incredibly detailed cover art, sometimes...

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The Marat/Sade Journals -Signed
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Barron Storey, Storey, Barron, Signed by the artist on the front free endpaper, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Graphic Novel Art, Asse, 2009, 1st revised, 9.25 inches, 6.5 inches, 136 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

Barron Storey is an aclaimed illustrator and instructor. This is a new revised edition of Barron's long out-of-print and sought-after book. The...

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Milo Manara, Manara, Milo, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse Comics, 2012, 1st, 978-1-59582-784-5, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 268 pages, black & white and 22 pages in color, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print in hardcover. From the publisher: Milo Manara's collaborations with legendary filmmaker Federico Fellini take center stage in this latest...

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Milo Manara, Manara, Milo, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse Comics, 2011, 1st, 978-1-59582-782-1, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 208 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print in hardcover. From the publisher: The Manara Library Volume One collects two of Manara's seminal works: the sweeping epic Indian Summer,...

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Very Fine, Glenn Barr, Barr, Glenn, Tin Man Alley, 2003, 1st, 0972938710, Softcover, color wraps, English

A great collection of sketchbook drawings. A companion volume to Barr's painting collection Lowlife Paradise. Out of print.

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Jenny Allen, Jules Feiffer, Allen, Jenny, Feiffer, Jules, Inscribed by Allen and Feiffer, Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Pantheon, 2006, 1st, 9780375424533, 6.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 136 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Inscribed by husband and wife Jules Feiffer and Jenny Allen on the title page. The inscription is dated "Nov: 06" one month after publication. Here are...

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Near Fine, Wah Ming Chang, Barrow and Glen Chang, David, Chang, Wah Ming, 1989, 1st, 0962529311, Softcover, wraps, English

Wah Ming Chang was an award-winning film & TV special FX artist (Disney, Puppetoons, George Pal, Star Trek) as well as a painter & sculptor. This...

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Chris Brunner, Rico Renzi, Brunner, Rico Renzi, Chris, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, A Wave Blue World, 2019, 1st, 9780982453995, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Showcasing the very best work from long-time collaborators Chris Brunner & Rico Renzi (AKA The Kickstand Kids). Get an inside...

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David Michael Wieger, Terryl Whitlatch, Wieger, David Michael, Whitlatch, Terryl, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (mild rubbing to dustjacket edges), New York, Simon and Schuster, 2004, 1st, 9780743225007, 10.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 192 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

The first printing of the original edition from 2004. This is the only hardcover edition. From the dustjacket: The Katurran Odyssey is a remarkable...

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David Michael Wieger, Terryl Whitlatch, Wieger, David Michael, Whitlatch, Terryl, Very Fine, Los Angeles, Design Studio Press, 2019, 1st thus, 978-1-62465-0-437, 10 inches, 11 inches, 188 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A new revised edition of Terryl's 2004 original. From the dustjacket: The Katurran Odyssey is an epic tale of faith, hope, and selfless heroism of a...

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The Jackson 500 Vol. 1
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Tim Biskup, Biskup, Tim, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, OR, 2005, 2nd, 5.25 inches, 5.25 inches, 112 pages, color, hardcover, cloth, English

100 miniature paintings by Tim Biskup. Out of print. The Jackson 500 paintings are spontaneous compositions that contain the buds of many of Biskup's...

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Walt and Roger Reed, Fine/VG (dustjacket spine faded, two tears), Reed, Walt and Roger, Madison Square Press, 1984, 1st, cloth

Illustrations and biographies of 460 artists. The number one reference book in any illustration library. Recently revised and updated with almost entirely...

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Walt Reed, Reed, Walt, Very Fine/Near Fine (dustjacket edges slightly rubbed at spine otherwise Very Fine), New York, Watson-Guptill, 2001, 1st, 9780942604801, 0942604806, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 452 pages, over 1000 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The most comprehensive reference guide available detailing the history of modern American Illustration, researched and written by Walt Reed, founder of...

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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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Ray Bradbury, Gris Grimly, Bradbury, Ray, Grimly, Gris, Signed by the artist with a quick drawing, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Knopf, 2015, 1st, 9780553512700, 9.25 inches, 6.5 inches, xii, 132 pages, 3 color plates and 12 black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, Spanish

A signed first printing of this Gris Grimly-illustrated edition of Bradbury's classic tale. In The Halloween Tree, master of fantasy Ray Bradbury takes...

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The Graphic Art Of Michael Schwab
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Michael Schwab, NF/NF, Schwab, Michael, Graphis, 2001, 1st, English

The only collection of this contemporary graphic design artist whose clean bold lines and block color recall earlier eras, but are thoroughly modern.

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The Ghoul - Signed 1st
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Steve Niles, Bernie Wrightson, Niles, Steve, Wrightson, Bernie, Signed by the artist and the author, Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW, San Diego, 2010, 1st, 10.5 inches, 6.9 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing signed by both creators Niles and Wrightson. From the publisher: When Los Angeles Detective Lieutenant Lloyd Klimpt finds himself in...

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The Garden of Eye Candy
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Very Fine in Very Fine Slipcase, Corte Madera, CA, Gingko Press, 2009, 1st, 9781584233121, 11.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 188 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: Between the boundaries of fine and popular art and high and low culture, reside id- driven impulses and alter egos as toys, cartoon...

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J. David Spurlock (ed.), Frank Frazetta, Spurlock (ed.), J. David, Frazetta, Frank, Fine, Vanguard, Lakewood, NJ, 2014, 2nd, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 160 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: A follow-up to last year's best-selling hit, Frazetta Sketchbook, Vol. I, with more classic and unseen material by the acclaimed,...

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Signed by the artist, Fine/Fine, Kent Williams, Aronofsky, Darren, Williams, Kent, Vertigo, 2005, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Signed by the artist. A painted  graphic novel. Art,  Cover Art, and Publication Design by Kent Williams.  Out of print in hardcover....

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Limited to 250 numbered copies signed by the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Matt Ferguson, Ferguson, Matt, Cakes and Comics, 2018, 1st, 11.1 inches, 8.5 inches, 95 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An exclusive limited edition Exhibition Catalogue for Matt Ferguson. This is his first and only collection to date. In conjunction with Thought Bubble...

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Lawrence Noble, Noble, Lawrence, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dreams and Visions Press, Modesto, 2018, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 64 pages, over 100 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first art book devoted to this illustrator. From the publisher: Lawrence Alan Noble is an artist/sculptor, best known for his magazine cover...

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Oscar Wilde, P. Craig Russell, Wilde, Oscar, Russell, P. Craig, Very Fine/Very Fine, NBM, New York, 1992, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, cloth, English

Russell's two retellings here, The Selfish Giant and The Star Child , adeptly capture Wilde's ability to bring a gentle, unexpected note of pathos to the...

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