Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
Timothy Bradstreet, Bradstreet, Timothy, Inscribed by the artist on the title pag, Very Fine, Ontario, CA, Alderac Entertainment Group, 1998, 1st, 1887953027, 11 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, 32 color and about 200 black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

Inscribed by the artist on the title page: "For Patrick-- Timothy Bradstreet - 2000" Illustrations from the popular film and comic artist. Five...

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Dave Cooper, Cooper, Dave, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, WA, Fantagraphics, 2003, 1st, 9781560975502, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 44 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Overbite is a hardcover art book featuring over 40 of Cooper's gorgeous oil paintings, each focusing on the female form. Cooper's vibrant use of color in...

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Lonely Heart: The Art of Tara McPherson
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Tara McPherson, McPherson, Tara, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2008, 4th, 9781595821027, 11.4 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The compelling paintings and posters of Tara McPherson are a tour-de-force of creative tension, at once heartfelt and heartbreaking....

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Flood! A Novel in Pictures
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Eric Drooker, Drooker, Eric, Near Fine (spotting to top edge, light rubbing to corners, otherwise tight, flat, clean), New York, Four Walls Eight Windows, 1993, 2nd, 0941423794, 10 inches, 7 inches, 158 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Eric Drooker's first graphic novel, a story without words, rendered entirely in woodcuts, like Frans Masereel decades before him. From the publisher:...

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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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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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Delicatessen, Akiko Kawamura, Nico, Toko Ohmori, Tatsuya Oka, Hiroyuki Takeno, Kayano Wada, et al, Delicatessen, Akiko Kawamura, Nico, Toko Ohmori, Tatsuya Oka, Hiroyuki Takeno, Kayano Wada, et al, Very Fine, Modena, Italy, HappyBooks, 2005, 2nd, 9788886416597, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 192 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

This is Delicatessen's second collection of cutting-edge Japanese fashion illustration. Eighteen artists with widely-divergent styles are represented by...

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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Grass Valley, CA, Underwood Books, 1998, 1st, 188742444x, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, xiii, 168 pages, over 250 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The fifth annual collection was larger than any of the previous collections. 350 illustrations. 191 artists. It also had 22 pages devoted entirely to comic...

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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Underwood Books, Grass Valley, CA, 1997, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, xvi, 144 pages, over 250 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

As the clock ticks down on the 20th century people with a sense of wonder speculate on what the future may bring. If the artistic visions presented in...

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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (lower corners of boards and dustjacket bumped), Grass Valley, Underwood Books, 1999, 1st, 9781887424462, 1887424466, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The sixth annual collection of the best in contemporary fantasy, science fiction, and horror art is a celebration of ideas, a wonderfully colorful...

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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (upper corners lightly bumped, light wear to dustjacket edges), Underwood Books, Nevada City, NV, 2003, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

This tenth anniversary edition of the award-winning Spectrum series continues the tradition of brining the best and brightest practitioners of fantastic art...

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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to spine and upper corners of dustjacket), Underwood Books, Nevada City, CA, 2005, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, 350 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"The increasing popularity of fantasy and science fiction themes in art is celebrated in the annual Spectrum series. The premier venue for such art, each...

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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Underwood Books, Nevada City, CA, 2002, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

The ninth installment in the best-selling Spectrum series once again sets the standards for the field of fantastic art. This compendium honors the...

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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Grass Valley, CA, Underwood Books, 2000, 1st, 1887424555, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 200 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

"This seventh annual collection of the best in contemporary fantasy, science fiction, and horror art is a treasure trove of imaginative work by many of the...

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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Underwood Books, Grass Valley, CA, 1996, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Every year artists around the globe create thousands of fantasy-themed works for book jackets and advertising, for comics and greeting cards, for posters...

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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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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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Ragnar, Ragnar, Inscribed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Van Nuys, Baby Tattoo Books, 2004, 1st, 9780972938818, 7 inches, 7 inches, 36 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Inscribed by the artist: "To Andre." A picture story book by the noted designer-illustrator. A game of Got Your Nose between two brothers spins out of...

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100 Paintings (Near Fine)
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Tim Biskup, Biskup, Tim, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Milwaukie, OR, Dark Horse, 2004, 1st, 978-1-59307-051-9, 5.25 inches, 5.25 inches, 112 pages, color, hardcover, cloth, English

100 miniature paintings by Tim Biskup. Reproducing Tim Biskup's "100 Paintings" series in a compact, hardcover book, this 5" x 5" volume of one hundred...

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Vernaculis - Signed 1st
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Ragnar, Ragnar, Signed by the artist, Fine, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo, 2006, 1st, 9780977894994, 0977894991, 11 inches, 8.75 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, color wraps, English

This is Ragnar's out-of-print second collection of images for posters and prints.

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Charles Vess, Vess, Charles, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, OR, Dark Horse, 2009, 1st, 9781593078133, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 200 pages, over 200 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is a great art book on this distinctive artist. Out of print in hardcover. From the publisher: With over 200 color images, some never before...

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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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Ragnar, Ragnar, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo, 2005, 1st, 9780972938822, 7 inches, 7 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

With a bookplate illustrated by Ragnar ("exclusive to Bud Plant") and signed by Ragnar. An illustrated children's book by the noted designer/illustrator.

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Dave McKean, McKean, Dave, One of 450 numbered copies signed by the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2016, 1st, 9781506701097, 16.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This out of print limited edition hardcover's 12 x 16 page size is 45% larger than the trade edition (an 8.5 x 11 inch paperback)! From the publisher:...

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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (bump on upper corner of book and dustjacket, slight yellowing to page edges), Nevada City, Underwood Books, 2004, 1st, 9781887424820, 1887424822, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Rocketing into its second decade of presenting the very finest in fantastic-themed illustration, sculpture, and fine art, Spectrum 11 showcases an...

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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Very Fine, Nevada City, Underwood Books, 2004, 1st, 9781887424820, 1887424822, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This book is from the estate of Dave Stevens (1955-2008) artist and creator of The Rocketeer.

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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Nevada City, Underwood Books, 2004, 1st, 9781887424820, 1887424822, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Rocketing into its second decade of presenting the very finest in fantastic-themed illustration, sculpture, and fine art, Spectrum 11 showcases an...

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100 Paintings
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Tim Biskup, Biskup, Tim, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Milwaukie, OR, Dark Horse, 2004, 1st, 978-1-59307-051-9, 5.25 inches, 5.25 inches, 112 pages, color, hardcover, cloth, English

100 miniature paintings by Tim Biskup. Reproducing Tim Biskup's "100 Paintings" series in a compact, hardcover book, this 5" x 5" volume of one hundred...

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Coop (Chris Cooper), Coop (Chris Cooper), Signed by the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Aperient Press, 2001, 1st, 9780971237421, 10.25 inches, 10.125 inches, 208 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A full color retrospective of the artist's work in posters, stickers, labels, illustration, painting, and sculpture. Signed by Coop on the title page....

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Scott Robertson, Robertson, Scott, Limited to 1000 hardcover copies. This copy has been inscribed by Scott Robertson with a drawing of a spaceship., Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (mild wear to top edge of dustjacket,, Culver City, Design Studio Press, 2006, 1st, 9781933492629, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 144 pages, over 700 color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

The Hardcover Edition limited to 1000 copies. This copy has been inscribed by Scott Robertson with a drawing of a race car. From the Publisher: from...

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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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Wayne Anderson, Anderson, Wayne, Near Fine (spine sunned, very light shelf wear), Paper Tiger, Surrey, 1992, 9781850282129, 11.5 inches, 8.325 inches, 190 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Through a Glass collects together for the first time Wayne Anderson's imaginative and finely-crafted pictures. Exploring the...

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Wendy Pini, Pini, Wendy, #742 of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Flesk, Santa Cruz, CA, 2013, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 20 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: A Flesk Exclusive, limited to 1000 signed copies. Richard and Wendy Pini, along with John Flesk, are working on two new art books...

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Birds & Bees: A Sexual Study
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Dugald Stermer, Stermer, Dugald, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (browning and mild wear to dustjacket edges), San Francisco, Collins, 1995, 1st, 9780002554626, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Dugald Stermer is an incredible animal artist combining beauty and scientific accuracy. From the publisher: An intriguing, provocative and...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Good+ (spine ends and corners scuffed, interiors Very Fine), Ruben Martinez, Martinez, Ruben, 2009, 1st, 8.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed on the front endpaper with an ink sketch. Extinction is illustrator and designer Ruben Martinez' follow up to The After Life. This is a wide...

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Fine, issued without dustjacket, ABDOTC, 2007, 1st, 10.75 inches, 7.25 inches, 124 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"A Collection of Contemporary Character Art" showcases four emerging digital artists: Agasang, Taira Akitu, Stoneman, and LeSean Thomas. With short...

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F**k It, Number One
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T.P. Louise, Ashley Wood, Louise, T.P., Wood, Ashley, Tips very lightly rubbed otherwise Very 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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George Pratt, Pratt, George, #189 of 500 copies signed by Pratt, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Tundra, Northampton, MA, 1992, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 96 pages, 160 monotypes, some color, Hardcover, leather spine, cloth boards with a color illustrated plate onlaid, English

A Fine copy of the limited deluxe edition of George Pratt's sketchbook of WWI trench warfare. Ink, inkwash, watercolor, monotype prints. Introduction by...

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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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Chromaphile - Inscribed 1st
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Ragnar, Ragnar, Inscribed by the artist, Very Fine, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo, 2005, 1st thus, 9780972938891, 11 inches, 8.7 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

Inscribed "To Gary: Best Wishes, Ragnar." Laid in is a 5.25" x 4.25" card promoting Ragnar's exhibition at the Wax Poetic Gallery. Ragnar is a designer...

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Kent Williams, Williams, Kent, First printing limited to 2500 copies. This copy signed by the artist., Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Pacific Grove, CA, Allen Spiegel Fine Arts, 2011, 1st, 9781934298091, 12.75 inches, 10.25 inches, 68 pages, 48 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Kent signed this for us at SDCC 2018. This large format hardcover reproduces 34 of Kent's figurative paintings (plus studies and details) created since...

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Istvan Banyai, Banyai, Istvan, Fine, Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockridge, MA, 2013, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, 16 pages, 19 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Awarded third place in the Exhibition Catalogue category of the 2014 New England Museum Association Publication Awards! Companion...

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Dumb Luck
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Gary Baseman, Baseman, Gary, Near Fine in Fine dustjacket (light bump to the bottom edge of the front board), San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2004, 1st, 978-0811844239, 8.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 336 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English Japanese

Mucking up the pages of the New Yorker, the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Forbes, the Atlantic Monthly, Blab, and more, Gary Baseman has populated the...

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Above the Timberline
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Gregory Manchess, Manchess, Gregory, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Saga Press, New York, 2017, 1st, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 240 pages, over 120 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: From renowned artist Gregory Manchess comes a lavishly painted novel about the son of a famed polar explorer searching for his...

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Vernacular Drawings
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Seth, Seth, Near Fine (mild bump on lower rear corner), Drawn & Quarterly, Montreal, 2001, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

Vernacular Drawings is a sumptuous, full-color, cloth bound coffee table book collecting the drawings of award-winning cartoonist Seth. A broad range of...

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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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Glenn Barr's Haunted Paradise
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Glenn Barr, Barr, Glenn, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, La Luz de Jesus/Last Gasp, 2006, 1st, 0867196564, 11 inches, 9.25 inches, 161 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A big collection of Barr's hip cartoon paintings & drawings. Reproduces nearly 100 paintings from 2002 through 2006, plus associated drawings and...

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Brian Froud, Terry Jones, Brian Froud, Froud, Terry Jones, Brian, Froud, Brian, Fine with original band & fairy cut-out, Turner, Atlanta, GA, 1994, 1st American, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Publisher's Note: The RSPCF (The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Fairies) has asked the publisher to make it clear that no fairies were...

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