Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
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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Seymour Chwast, Chwast, Seymour, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Princeton Architectural Press, 2020, 1st, 9781616899332, 8.2 inches, 5.1 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Seymour Chwast (1931-) is an American graphic designer known for his diverse body of work and lasting influence on visual culture. He...

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Seres Extraordinarios
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Tino Gatagán, Fine, Gatagán, Tino, Dibbuks, 2006, 1st, French wraps, Spanish, French, English

A collection of outstanding works by this Spanish illustrator of over 100 books worldwide. Works in acrylic, pastel, and mixed media. Text in English,...

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Sentinel II
  $295.00
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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Tokyo, Kodansha, 1987, 1st, 4062034522, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 116 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English Japanese

An incredible copy of this slightly revised and updated reprinting of the original Sentinel - the very first retrospective of this visionary designer and...

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

A mint copy, signed by Ashley, of the variant cover edition. "Drawings, scrawls, ideas, sketches, scribbles, and scratches by markers, ink, and paint."...

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Sencilla Fanta (Signed)
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Ashley Wood, Signed by the artist, VF, Wood, Ashley, IDW, 2004, 1st, color wraps

A mint copy, signed by Ashley, of the trade edition. "Drawings, scrawls, ideas, sketches, scribbles, and scratches by markers, ink, and paint." The...

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Selected Paintings 1991 - 2000
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Very Fine, Michael Chapman, Chapman, Michael, Terrence Rogers Fine Art, 2000, 1st, 8 inches, 9 inches, 40 pages, 26 paintings in color, Softcover, wraps, English

A collection of works by this contemporary Southern California painter. Many of his paintings consciously evoke Edward Hopper. His paintings of nighttime...

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See The Art Of Your Dreams
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Mitch O'Connell, VF, O'Connell, Mitch, Mitch O'Connell, 1998, 1st, wraps, English

Mitch O’Connell’s self-published catalog of original art for sale. Over 600 pieces offered and illustrated.

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine in Very Fine belly band, Ada Cole, Kevin Dart, Cole, Ada, Dart, Kevin, Fleet Street Scandal, 2009, 1st, 9 inches, 12 inches, 72 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. An entertaining imagined history of the 1960s Yuki 7 franchise! The books, the films, the phenomenon! This book includes behind-the-scenes...

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Inscribed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine in Near Fine bellyband (small nick to edge of belly band), Ada Cole, Kevin Dart, Cole, Ada, Dart, Kevin, Fleet Street Scandal, 2009, 1st, 9 inches, 12 inches, 72 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. Inscribed by the artist with a very nice drawing dated in the year of publication. An entertaining imagined history of the 1960s Yuki 7...

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Sector 7 and Other Merz
  $75.00
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Fine, Neil Ross, Ross, Neil, Editions Limbolo, 2016, 1st, 6.5 inches, 9 inches, 130 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Neil Ross is a Concept Artist and Designer in the feature film industry. Credits include: Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse,The Golden Compass, Tron Uprising,...

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Todd Schorr, INSCRIBED by the artist on the title page, NF/NF (very light wear), Schorr, Todd, Last Gasp, 1998, 1st, cloth, English

"Twisted illustrations from Schorr's imagination bring together space alien Shriners, fatal B-movie beauties, and well-dressed men from the Lounge...

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Seaside - Signed & Numbered
  $65.00
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François Avril, Avril, François, One of numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka / Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9782390410072, 10.75 inches, 11 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book presenting the recent paintings of illustrator and occasional bande dessinee artist Avril. This is a numbered limited edition with a...

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Terryl Whitlatch, Whitlatch, Terryl, Very Fine, Culver City, Design Studio Press, 2015, 9 inches, 12 inches, 168 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: What is creature design? We all have a notion - mostly consisting of evocative images of otherworldly beings galloping, swimming,...

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Sassone - Signed
  $125.00
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Marco Massimo Sassone, SIGNED & dated November 1981 by the artist, NF/VG+, Hoopes, Donelson, Sassone, Marco Massimo, Arti Grafiche, 1979, 1st, cloth

A massive monograph on the Italian neo-impressionist Marco Massimo Sassone. The first major study of the Italian-born and California-adopted artist....

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Sam Kieth, Kieth, Sam, Very Fine, IDW Publishing, San Diego, 2010, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

A familiar story: after the publisher overprinted the first volume, they under-printed the follow-up volume, making the latter volume sought after. From...

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Sam Kieth, Kieth, Sam, Very Fine, IDW Publishing, San Diego, 2010, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: From the mind of Sam Kieth comes a behind-the-scenes peek at 48 pages of unseen art, collected from his moldy collection of...

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Sam Kieth, Kieth, Sam, Very Fine, San Francisco, Cartoon Art Museum / IDW, 2013, 1st, 9781613777688, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Samplings and Dabblings serves as an 80-page retrospective of Sam Kieth's work, coinciding with a major exhibition at the Cartoon Art...

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#40 of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Fine, Tula Lotay, Lotay, Tula, 2016, 1st, 5.7 inches, 5.7 inches, 50 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Tula Lotay's limited edition art book from 2016. 160gsm Splendorgel stock. Cover: 300gsm Tintoretto Gesso Stock.

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Mark Kostabi, INSCRIBED & dated 2-3-1990 on the half-title page, VF/VF, Kostabi, Mark, Abbeville, 1986, 1st, cloth

Mark Kostabi is a contemporary NY artist whose career has been an extended performance art piece. In recent years, he's used a staff - dubbed "Team...

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Roustan Body Paint - Signed 1st
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Paul Roustan, Roustan, Paul, 2015, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 290 pages, over 300 color photographs, hardcover, decorative cloth, English

From the artist: Dive into the world of an Award Winning Body Painter in this unique hardcover photographic art book featuring over 300 photographs,...

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Chip Kidd, Alex Ross, Kidd, Chip, Ross, Alex, Bookplate signed by the artist and the author, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Pantheon, New York, 2010, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 224 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A Pantheon Books bookplate signed by Alex Ross and Chip Kidd is attached to the title page of this Mint copy. Out of print. From the publisher:...

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Dave Dorman, Dorman, Dave, Spine faded otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dallas, GA, IDW Publishing, 2010, 1st, 9781600106736, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 328 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Desperado is proud to present a retrospective volume devoted to the entire career of one of today's most popular science-fiction and...

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Cathy & Arnie Fenner, Jon Foster, Fenner, Cathy & Arnie, Foster, Jon, One of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Fine slipcase, Underwood Books, Nevada City, CA, 2006, 1st deluxe limited edition, 12.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 176 pages, 200 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"Like the great Frazetta (and St. John before him) Jon Foster has the ability to freeze time, to capture action in mid-swing and mid-air. That is a great...

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Cathy & Arnie Fenner, Jon Foster, Fenner, Cathy & Arnie, Foster, Jon, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Underwood Books, Nevada City, CA, 2006, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 128 pages, 200 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

"Like the great Frazetta (and St. John before him) Jon Foster has the ability to freeze time, to capture action in mid-swing and mid-air. That is a great...

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Cathy & Arnie Fenner, Jon Foster, Fenner, Cathy & Arnie, Foster, Jon, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Underwood Books, Nevada City, CA, 2006, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 128 pages, 200 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"Like the great Frazetta (and St. John before him) Jon Foster has the ability to freeze time, to capture action in mid-swing and mid-air. That is a great...

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Revoir Paris - L'Exposition
  $100.00
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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Casterman, Paris, 2014, 1st, 13.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 98 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The out-of-print catalog of the great exhibition at la Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine. This exhibition explored the urban...

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Reves & Portraits
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Very Fine, Yoshitaka Amano, Amano, Yoshitaka, Zanpano, 2010, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of original illustrations. Portraits offers us a series of drawings on exhibition for six months at Le Maison Autrique in Brussels....

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Sibylline Meynet, Meynet, Sibylline, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Worcester, 3dtotal Publishing, 2022, 1st, 9781912843381, 9.7 inches, 7.8 inches, 152 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: For the first time, talented French illustrator and character designer Sibylline Meynet not only shares her beautiful artwork in this...

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Rockin' Jelly Bean, Rockin' Jelly Bean, Limited to 200 numbered copies, Very Fine, Justin Ishmael, Los Angeles, 2020, 1st, 30 inches, 15 inches, color, English

Revenge Of The Galligantus by Rockin' Jelly Bean and officially licensed by Famous Monsters of Filmland. Screenprinted poster. Edition of 200. Hand...

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Kevin Macpherson, Macpherson, Kevin, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Taos, Studio Escondido Books, 2005, 1st, 978-0976609100, 11.3 inches, 12.4 inches, 260 pages, over 400 color and 20 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

The "Pond Project" was a series of 368 paintings, documenting a pond at different times of day and night, in all seasons, produced over five years. From...

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Red Flag!
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Curt Merlo, Merlo, Curt, Very Fine, Saboteur Press, Santa Ana, CA, 2017, 1st, 14 inches, 11 inches, 8 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

I discovered this fantastic illustrator/graphic designer and his books at WonderCon 2022. The creator's description: RED FLAG! is a Cold War...

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Tony DiTerlizzi, DiTerlizzi, Tony, Signed by the artist, Small bump to the lower corner otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2015, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Tony signed this copy for us at the 2015 San Diego Comic Con. Out of print. From the publisher: "Tony's work has a distinct flair, a love for...

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James Johnson, Johnson, James, Very Fine, James Johnson, Detroit, 2017, 1st, 10.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Detroit-based artist James Johnson is noted for his elaborately-rendered portraits of dorks... not your everyday dorks, but prime uberdorks like Edswine...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Robert Chew, Chew, Robert, 2016, 1st, 9 inches, 12 inches, 42 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Robert Chew is a Dallas-based illustrator and concept artist working in video games. This book "contains various pieces of art created over the past few...

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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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Ray Troll, VF/VF, Troll, Ray, University of California Press, 2004, 1st, cloth

A thick collection of the environmentally minded artist-illustrator's work. With commentary by the artist and an Introduction by Brad Matsen.

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Ramon Pla Artbook
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Ramon Pla, Pla, Ramon, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2020, 1st, 12.8 inches, 9.3000000000000007 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Beautiful full color illustrations by Ramon Pla. Pla is a children's book illustrator as well as a designer of Fallas and Hogueras, the elaborate wooden...

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Ramon Kelley, Fine/NF, Kelley, Ramon, Watson-Guptill, 1977, 1st, cloth

This art technique book focuses on advanced techniques in oil, pastel, and watercolor as used by Ramon Kelly, who is famous for his dazzling, bravura...

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Ramon Kelley, NF/NF (dustjacket, Kelley, Ramon, Watson-Guptill, 1977, 1st, cloth

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Ramayana: Divine Loophole
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Sanjay Patel, Patel, Sanjay, Very Fine in Very Fine dust jacket , Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2010, 9780811871075, 8.25 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: Artist and veteran Pixar animator Sanjay Patel lends a lush, whimsical illustration style and lighthearted voice to one of Hindu...

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R. Crumb Sketchbook 1966-'67
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Robert Crumb, Crumb, Robert, Fine with Fine German translation booklet in Very Good cardboard slipcase, Zweitausendeins, Frankfurt, 1981, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 360 pages, black & white, 39 pages in color, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

The second book in this series of facsimile Crumb sketchbooks. Filled with life drawings, still lifes, street scenes, cartoons, hand-drawn copies of photos...

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Limited to 300 copies, Very Fine, Mike Yamada, Victoria Ying, Yamada, Victoria Ying, Mike, Extra Curricular Activities, 2012, 1st, 7 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Limited to 300 copies. Out of print. From 2012, a collection of personal works, both traditional watercolor and digital paintings, full of warmth...

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Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Kill!
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Hajime Sorayama, Rockin’ Jelly Bean, Katsuya Terada, Sorayama, Rockin’ Jelly Bean, Katsuya Terada, Hajime, Very Fine/Very Fine, Tokyo, Editions Treville, 2014, 1st, 9784309920221, 14.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 72 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

A large format book full of big, in your face artworks! Hajime Sorayama : 22 pages, 20 full page color pieces, 1 double page color piece! Rockin...

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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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Prose And Cons / Rhyme And Reason
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R. Kenton Nelson, VF in a VF slipcase, Nelson, R. Kenton, Pasadena Museum of California Art, 2005, 1st, cloth spine, pictorial boards

"A collection of R. Kenton Nelson's paintings titled Rhyme and Reason, Prose and Cons. "It consists of two 10" x 10" hardcover, 80-page books in a black...

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Fine, issued without dustjacket, Jon Foster, Foster, Jon, Cartouche Press, 2002, 1st, 9781556346262, 10.875 inches, 8.75 inches, 80 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Jon Foster's art is dark, beautiful, and visually overpowering. From his Dark Horse Comics Star Wars covers to his...

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Process Recess 2: Portfolio
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James Jean, Jean, James, Fine, Richmond, VA, Adhouse, 2007, 1st, 0977030466, 11 inches, 15 inches, 64 pages, color, softcover, ringbound, English

A sharp copy of this delicate, out-of-print, bound portfolio. Process Recess 2: Portfolio showcases the illustrative work of Eisner and Harvey award...

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