Contemporary Illustrators

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Michael Stradford, Stradford, Michael, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Clair Publications, Studio City, CA, 2020, 9781639013098, 10 inches, 7.25 inches, 202 pages, 27 color illustrations and nearly 170 black & white photographs, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A collection of the surviving reference photos of Holland's sessions with James Bama, Bob Larkin and Joe DeVito, including 21 Doc Savage cover paintings by...

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Daisukerichard, Daisukerichard, Very Fine, Pie International, Tokyo, 2021, 9784756254733, 9.4 inches, 6.5 inches, 160 pages, over 140 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Japanese

From the publisher: In the dead of night comes a long-awaited new book. DaisukeRichard's first comic art collection book KIKANETSU went viral not just...

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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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Jeff Soto, Soto, Jeff, Limited to 1500 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, San Diego, Mark Murphy, 2007, 1st, 0-9771430-9-0, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 32 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher Mark Murphy: "No Hope" a 32 page mini zine that measures 5 1 2" x 8 1 2" featuring photos, sketches, drawings and painting pieces and...


Dirty Beauty - Signed
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William Wray, Wray, William, Print run of 1000 copies. Signed by the artist., Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brandstudio, New York, 2007, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From 2007, this out of print Brandstudio hardcover was the first published collection of William Wray's fine art paintings. His paintings of urban Los...

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Mars Maidens - Signed
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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Bayside, Brandstudio, 2008, 1st, 9781934623961, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by the artist. Limited to 1000 copies. Long out of print. A selection of Frank's space and otherworld art with a broad enough theme to...

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Jungle Queens
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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brandstudio, Bayside, 2008, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A selection of Frank's jungle-themed art from the previous ten years: 1998-2008. Includes the Shanna the She-Devil and Jungle Girl covers (sans logos and...


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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Berkeley, Image, 2006, 1st, 9781582405957, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, black & white, hardcover, cloth, English

A glossy hardcover collection of Frank's illustrations, covers, pin-ups, drawings and sketches. Long out of print. Selected from Frank's two limited...


Alex Gross, Gross, Alex, Limited to 1000 copies with an illustrated bookplate signed & numbered by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Berkeley, Gingko Press, 2019, 1st, 9783943330427, 8 inches, 10.25 inches, 216 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of Transformations: The Cabinet Card Paintings of Alex Gross 2012 - 2019 with a color illustrated...

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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (four small indentations to the edges of the boards, 3A Publishing, Kowloon, 2012, 2nd, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 100 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

After the first printing sold out in record time, Ashley put out this second printing with a new front and back cover. Ashley's self-published collection...

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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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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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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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Warmly inscribed by the artist with two lovely little animal drawings, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Joey Chou, Chou, Joey, Choo Choo Clan, 2006, 1st, 8.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 60 pages, color, hardcover, cloth, English

Inscribed by the artist: "To Gabe, (and your awesome lion dog)Enjoy the book! Joey Chou" with two lovely little animal drawings in ink: a bird and a lion...


James Christensen, Christensen, James, Fine, The Greenwich Workshop Press, Shelton, CT, 2001, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, 38 full-page color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A sharp copy of James Christensen's volume in The Greenwich Workshop's New Century Artists Series. 38 paintings with commentary by the artist. From...

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Shawn Barber, Barber, Shawn, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light rubbing to covers, otherwise Fine), San Francisco, 9mm Books, 2008, 1st, 978-0-9766325-5-9, 12 inches, 10 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Barber was a successful illustrator and oil painter before adding tattoo artist to his repertoire in 2002. Since then, he's been creating oil paintings of...

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Tara McPherson, McPherson, Tara, Slight rubbing to the cover, otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dark Horse Comics, Milwaukie, OR, 2009, 9781595822222, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, padded pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Loss, love, and loneliness. Altered forms and transfigured ideas. Power and vulnerability. Parallel universes of...

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Greg Theakston, Jack Kirby, Theakston, Greg, Kirby, Jack, Near Fine (light rubbing to the front corners, one thumbdent, very flat, tight, clean), Pure Imagination, New York, 1997, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 224 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

196 pages of art and story by the King of Comics, plus a biography and analysis of the work. The art has been Theakstonized for maximum clarity. This...

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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Very Fine, Santa Cruz, CA, Flesk Publications, 2021, 1st, 9781640410497, 11.9 inches, 8.9 inches, 128 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Pencil and Ink is a new collection of Frank Cho's personal works that focuses primarily on his exceptional pencil and ink drawings....


Gutsie Gator 1.5 - Signed
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Signed by the artist, Fine, Bambaland, Warwick, Australia, 2005, 1st, 8 inches, 8 inches, 24 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

An early self-published full color art book by Wood. Excellent production values. A mixture of drawings, digital/paintings, and undigitized paintings....

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Gutsie Gator 1 - Signed
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Signed by the artist, Fine, Bambaland, Warwick, Australia, 2005, 1st, 8 inches, 8 inches, 48 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

An early self-published full color art book by Wood. Excellent production values. A mixture of drawings, digital/paintings, and undigitized paintings. Some...

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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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Character Design Quarterly 17
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Very Fine, Worcestershire, 3dtotal Publishing, 2021, 1st, 9781912843299, 10.6 inches, 8.2 inches, 104 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Inside this action-packed issue, we bring you a step-by-step tutorial from the talented Shannon Hallstein, who creates a cast of Las...

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Chunky Bits
  $150.00
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (tail of the spine and open corners bumped, interior is sound), threeA, Hong Kong, 2010, 1st, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations on every page, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A collection of new paintings by Ashley. This book was made for the Gathering art show in Beijing. "This books has the best color and detail reproduction so...

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F*** It Number Two
  $150.00
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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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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Near Fine (very light wear to the lower corners, light rubbing to the back cover, very flat, tight, clean), 3A Publishing, Kowloon, 2012, 1st, 12 inches, 12 inches, 48 pages, 27 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

The catalog to the exhibition to Ashley Wood's first-ever fine-art gallery show at the Jonathan Levine gallery in NYC! This was published by Ashley's own 3A...

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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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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Very Fine, IDW, San Diego, 2008, 1st, 12 inches, 12 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

Epic paintings of soldiers and robots. From the publisher: Award-winning designer/artist Ashley Wood (Popbot, Zombies vs. Robots) continues the World...

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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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Iain McCaig, McCaig, Iain, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Rafael, Insight, 2008, 1st, 978-1-933784-70-0, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 240 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Back in print after a decade, this is a pristine first printing of the original edition. From the publisher: McCaig is best known for his work as a...

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Iain McCaig, McCaig, Iain, One of a limited number of copies with an extra-illustrated bookplate signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Rafael, Insight, 2021, 1st, 9781647224929, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 256 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The only book on renowned artist Iain McCaig, first published in 2008, is back in print expanded with sixteen pages of new content from this expert...


Tim Biskup, Al Columbia, Dave Cooper, Camilla d'Errico, Uwe Heidschoetter, Jim Mahfood, Barnaby Ward, John Watkiss, Sam Weber, Ashley Wood, William Wray, Wood, Tim Biskup, Al Columbia, Dave Cooper, Uwe Heidschoetter, John Watkiss, William Wray, et al, Ashley, Very Fine, San Diego, IDW, 2008, 1st, 978-1600104114, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 220 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

Variant cover by Sergio Toppi. "It's about pictures." Edited and designed by Ashley Wood, this fifth showcase of contemporary illustrators and painters...

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Humberto Ramos, Ramos, Humberto, Very Fine, New York, Marvel, 2019, 1st, 9781302917579, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 112 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Gaze in wonder on the art of modern masters - in the Marvel Monographs! Mexican artist Humberto Ramos is one of the most immediately...

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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 crease to the corner and first few pages, light tear on spine 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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Zodiac Girls Portfolio
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John Watkiss, Very Fine in Very Fine wraparound band, Watkiss, John, 2008, 1st, 6 inches, 4.25 inches, 12 color illustrations

Twelve watercolor drawings of twelve fashionable young women, each depicting one of the astrological signs. Nicely printed, postcard size, on watercolor...

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Rainman, Rainman, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Irinvoon Press, Seoul, 2019, 9791195140626, 12.25 inches, 9 inches, 200 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

The second collection of concept art, drawings, and illustrations by the Korean artist Rainman. Works from 2013-2019.

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Time 01
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Sterling Hundley, Hundley, Sterling, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Richmond, VA, Legendeer Press/AdHouse Books, 2020, 1st, 9781935233565, 8.5 inches, 5.25 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A collection of incredible pencil drawings by Sterling Clinton Hundley. From the publisher: Time O1 collects the time-based journals of acclaimed...

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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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Antonis Antoniou, Steven Heller, Antoniou, Steven Heller, Antonis, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Abrams, 2021, 1st, 9781419747601, 11.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 240 pages, over 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

As illustrators, one conveys information visually. This is a feast of visual interpretations--or visualizations--of information. Entertaining, inspirational...

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Aron Wiesenfeld, Wiesenfeld, Aron, Signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase, Clover Press, San Diego, 2021, 1st, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This Kickstarter edition has a bound-in signed plate and includes a Kickstarter exclusive dustjacket and slipcase. This copy also includes these Kickstarter...

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Hi-Fructose Collected Vol. 1
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Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Francisco, Last Gasp, 2009, 2nd, 9780867197136, 11 inches, 8.75 inches, 258 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Hi-Fructose magazine showcases an eclectic mix of underground artists, pop surrealists, emerging and rediscovered...

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Amanda Erlanson, Andrew Hem, Erlanson, Amanda, Hem, Andrew, Edition of 1000 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Claremont, CA, Zero Plus, 2012, 1st, 9781937222086, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 120 pages, 125 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Limited to only 1000 copies, this monograph is long sold out. From the publisher: Andrew Hem: Dreams Towards Reality is an exploration of the work...

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Michael Kaluta, Kaluta, Michael, #62 of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, NBM, 2001, 1st, 1561632767, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, 125 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, boards, English

"At last, a beautiful full color compendium of the best of one of comic art's most beloved and revered artists! Illustrations, covers, sketches, work from...

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Rian Hughes, Hughes, Rian, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (mild shelf wear, interior new and unread), Korero, London, 2018, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 576 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

An incredible catalog of custom display fonts and logos. Out of print. From the publisher: For more than 20 years, Rian Hughes has been a versatile...

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Derek Yaniger, Yaniger, Derek, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, London, Korero Books, 2008, 1st, 9780955833632, 9.25 inches, 11 inches, 112 pages, over 150 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. From the Publisher: Celebrating a retro subculture of tiki gods, hillbillies, and burlesque, this collection of Derek Yaniger's...

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Dave McKean, McKean, Dave, Signed by the artist, Fine, Milwaukie, Dark Horse Books, 2009, 1st thus, 9781595823281, 12 inches, 9 inches, 184 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

This is the 2009 Dark Horse paperback edition after the 2001 Allen Spiegel hardcover edition, out of print in all versions. This copy is signed by McKean...

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Beatrice Blue, Blue, Beatrice, One of a limited number of copies signed by the artist on a bound in signature page, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shipping box, Worcester, 3dtotal Publishing, 2020, 1st, 9780955153099, 9.2 inches, 7.5 inches, 152 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

This is the Kickstarter Exclusive Signed First Edition. One of a limited number of copies signed by the artist on a bound-in signature page. From the...

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