Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
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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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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Tony DiTerlizzi, DiTerlizzi, Tony, Very Good, issued without dustjacket (lower corners bumped), Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2015, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: "Tony's work has a distinct flair, a love for monsters, if you will. May you treasure these art pieces as much as...

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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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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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Ralentir Passage D'Animaux
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Pierre Clement, Clement, Pierre, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 1988, 1st, 9782737655029, 8.5 inches, 6.25 inches, 64 pages, 28 full-page color illustrations and over 32 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, French

28 full-page color illustrations and over 32 black & white illustrations by this extraordinary French artist.

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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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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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James Jean, Jean, James, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (slightly cocked, light shelf wear), Richmond, VA, Adhouse Books, 2009, 978-1-935233-03-9, 1935233033, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 248 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. From the Publisher: The Hallowed Seam collects the sketches of renowned artist James Jean, who has documented his life in drawings and...

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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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Drew Friedman, Friedman, Drew, From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Near Fine (light wear to lower corner), New York, St. Martin's Press, 1993, 1st, 978-0312093662, 7.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 80 pages, 70 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

This copy is from the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of...

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Print XL:I
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Gary Panter, VG+, Panter, Gary, 1986, 1st, wraps

Articles include: King of the Ratty Line: Gary Panter. The Illustrator As Journalist: illustrators from the School of Visual Arts. An Elegant...

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Gary Baseman, Baseman, Gary, Inscribed and dated 2007 by the artist with a drawing, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Taipei, 2005, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8.1 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

With a wonderful full-page, 8x10 drawing in Sharpie signed by the artist and dated 2007. A special edition of the Taiwanese design & lifestyle...

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Joachim Luetke, Luetke, Joachim, Near Fine (some rubbing on back cover), Germany, Weitbrecht, 2000, 1st, 9783522719353, 12 inches, 11.5 inches, 128 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the artist's website: 128 pages of disturbance featuring the whole range of sculptures and paintings of the main galleries plus Luetke's legendary...

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Dave McKean, McKean, Dave, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Allen Spiegel Fine Arts, Pacific Grove, 2006, 1st, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards

Drawings made in over one week in Vienna. "Inspired by the many extraordinary artists whose works live in this haunting city...."

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Dave McKean, McKean, Dave, Inscribed by the artist ("For Brian"), Near Fine (lower corners lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine), Allen Spiegel Fine Arts, Pacific Grove, 2006, 1st, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards

Drawings made in over one week in Vienna. "Inspired by the many extraordinary artists whose works live in this haunting city...."

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Portadas
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Fernando Vicente, Vicente, Fernando, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (lower corner bent inward, otherwise Fine), Brandstudio, New York, 2010, 1st, 13 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards

When I look at these wonderful faux magazine covers by Vicente, I see elements of Carlos Nine and Ernesto Garcia Cabral. These illustrations are lovely and...

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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Near Fine (very light shelfwear to the bottom edge otherwise sharp, tight, clean), San Diego, IDW, 2006, 1st, 9781600100345, 1600100341, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 360 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Collects Ashley Wood's Popbot #1-6 along with all the extras and variant covers.

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#156 to 250 copies. Signed by the artist with a drawing., Very Fine, Farel Dalrymple, Dalrymple, Farel, 2010, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Xeric grant winner and gold medal Society of Illustrator's recipient Farel Dalrymple presents this preview of his graphic novel Pop Gun War: Chain Letter....

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Play with Me
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Nicoletta Ceccoli, Ceccoli, Nicoletta, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2-302-06479-9, 12.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 120 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A new art book from Nicoletta Ceccoli--her third--collecting her paintings from 2014 to 2018. Text in both English and French. From the introduction:...

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Plasticland
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Kozik, Kozik, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse Books, 2007, 1st, 9781593078751, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 112 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A photo collection of Kozik's vinyl art toys, concepts, illustrations, text and book design by the artist himself. From the publisher: The man...

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Plano
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 1988, 1st, 2737656931, 10 inches, 7 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A nicely printed collection of Swarte's posters, magazine covers, illustration, etc. Text in French. out of print.

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Pinxit
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Near Fine (mild rubbing on covers, small bump on upper front cover corner), issued without dustjacket, Mark Ryden, Ryden, Mark, Taschen, 2013, 1st thus, 9783836541602, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, German, English

Blending themes of pop culture with techniques reminiscent of the old masters, Mark Ryden has created a singular style that blurs the traditional boundaries...

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Dave Cooper, Cooper, Dave, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Cernunnos, 2019, 1st, 978-2374951225, 11.7 inches, 9 inches, 384 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Our copies include an Exclusive  SNB  Bookplate,  Signed & Numbered by Dave,  with an unpublished illustration,  and...

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Dave Cooper, Cooper, Dave, Limited to 500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Cernunnos, 2019, 1st, 9782374951522, 11.7 inches, 9 inches, 384 pages, 450 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Collector's Edition is limited to 500 copies with "a super-deluxe 4-sheet transparency cross-section of an Encyclopedia Nonsensica contraption" and an...

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Pillowy: The Art of Dave Cooper (Very Good+)
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Dave Cooper, Cooper, Dave, Spine ends and corners lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Cernunnos, 2019, 1st, 978-2374951225, 11.7 inches, 9 inches, 384 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Spine ends and corners lightly bumped in shipping otherwise Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap. Dave Cooper's first comprehensive monograph with over...

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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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Lynda Barry, Barry, Lynda, Inscribed by author, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Montreal, Drawn & Quarterly, 2010, 1st, 9781897299647, 11.125 inches, 8.625 inches, 228 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This copy is inscribed on the title page by the artist who has added a small sketch of a monkey: "For Gary !! I went APE! Thank you for inviting me! I DUG...

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Phil Hale, Hale, Phil, Fine, issued without dustjacket, 3A Publishing, Hong Kong, 2015, 1st, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A 12 x 12 inch, 48 page collection of new works by Phil Hale: 34 paintings, 6 drawings, and 4 photocollages.

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Phantoms of the Louvre
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Enki Bilal, Bilal, Enki, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, NBM Publishing, 2014, 1st, 978-1561638413, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 144 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Enki Bilal went to the Louvre... There, he photographed hundreds of the museum's treasures, often from original vantage points and...

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Phantom Shanghai
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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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Peter de Seve, de Seve, Peter, Inscribed by the artist with a drawing, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light shelfwear), Paquet, Geneva, 2004, 2nd, 9 inches, 9 inches, 136 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards

Inscribed by the artist with a drawing! A thick collection of his drawings & sketches in pencil, pen and brush. Introduction by Francoise Mouly (The...

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Peter de Seve, de Seve, Peter, Signed by the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paquet, Geneva, 2004, 2nd, 9 inches, 9 inches, 136 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards

A thick collection of Peter de Seve's drawings & sketches in pencil, pen and brush. Introduction by Francoise Mouly (The New Yorker) in both French and...

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One of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Tula Lotay, Lotay, Tula, 2015, 1st, 5.7 inches, 5.7 inches, 50 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Tula Lotay's limited edition art book from 2015. 160gsm Splendorgel stock. Cover: 300gsm Tintoretto Gesso Stock. With a separate color print on heavy...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, 2010, 1st, 9780615348520, 12.25 inches, 9.3 inches, 116 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

In 2010, the VisDev artists at Walt Disney Animation Studios created this anthology of completely original artwork. Beautiful work by these participating...

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Paul Pope, Pope, Paul, Signed and dated 2014 by the artist, Very Fine, Image, Berkeley, 2014, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Paul Pope's new graphic novel Battling Boy debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, and the original art is now the focus of a series of...

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Elizabeth Butterworth, Butterworth, Elizabeth, Fine, Abrams, New York, 1994, 9780810925854, 14.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 64 pages, 32 color and 3 black-and-white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

English artist Elizabeth Butterworth is renowned for her paintings of parrots and related birds. This oversized book presents 31 beautiful paintings of the...

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James Jean, Jean, James, Very Fine in a Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Tokyo, PIE International, 2015, 1st, 978-4756247131, 12 inches, 9 inches, 288 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Once I held this huge art book in my hands, I realized what a great value it was. From the publisher: Pareidolia is a long-awaited collection of the...

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Overkill: The Art of Tomer Hanuka
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Tomer Hanuka, Hanuka, Tomer, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Berkeley, Gingko Press, 2011, 2nd, 978-1-58423-465-4, 12.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 104 pages, 85 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Compressed visual narratives are Tomer Hanuka's stock-in-trade. He's an illustrator by occupation, but his book...

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