Golden Age Illustrators

 
Max Allan Collins, George Hagenauer, Collins, George Hagenauer, Max Allan, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Hong Kong, Taschen, 2008, 1st, 978-3-8365-0312-9, 8.75 inches, 7 inches, 352 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Over 1000 men's adventure magazine covers with lurid headlines and great illustrations of sweaty men and buxom women (sometimes replaced by vicious animals)...

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The Most of John Held Jr.
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Mark Connelly, John Held Jr, Connelly, Mark, Held, Jr, John, Very Good+ in Very Good price-clipped dustjacket (holes and fading to the endpapers, interior clean, corners sharp, dustjacket is worn with closed tear, stains and a tape repair), Stephen Greene Press, Brattleboro, VT, 1972, 1st, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 144 pages, 117 illustrations, 38 pages in color, hardcover, cloth, English

The best collection of this artist's work to date. This monograph covers all aspects of Held's stunning work: pen & ink, woodcuts, watercolors, &...

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Fletcher Martin
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Fletcher Martin, Fine/Fine, Cooke, Jr., H. Lester, Martin, Fletcher, Abrams, 1977, 1st, cloth

One of two major monographs on Fletcher Martin (1904-1979), a painter-muralist-illustrator.

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Slightly Sour Grapes
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Evelyne Love Cooper, Russell Patterson, Gilbert Bundy, Abner Dean, Cooper, Evelyne Love, Patterson, Gilbert Bundy, Abner Dean, Russell, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, James Collins, New York, 1934, 1st, 7.5 inches, 5.25 inches, 64 pages, 23 black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

From the pages of Judge, Life, Ballyhoo, and University, light verse about urban sophisticates. With 15 illustrations by Patterson, 4 by Gilvert Bundy, 3 by...

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Miguel Covarrubias Caricatures
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Miguel Covarrubias, VG+/NF (upper right corners of the book are badly bumped otherwise the book is clean and very sound), Cox and Denna Jones Anderson, Beverly J., Covarrubias, Miguel, Smithsonian Institute Press, 1985, 1st, cloth

From the collection of Disney animator Ollie Johnson. A monograph devoted to Covarrubias' caricature work. Produced for an exhibition by the National...

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Miguel Covarrubias Caricatures
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Miguel Covarrubias, NF/NF (top edge is slightly foxed, the dustjacket's rear panel is scuffed), Cox and Denna Jones Anderson, Beverly J., Covarrubias, Miguel, Smithsonian Institute Press, 1985, 1st, cloth

Covarrubias (1904-1957) was the premiere caricaturist in the U.S. in the period between the suicide of Ralph Barton and the rise of Al Hirschfeld. This...

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Saracinesca (1899) 2 Volume Set
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Orson Lowell, Crawford, F. Marion, Lowell, Orson, Near Fine. A very sharp copy, Macmillan, New York, 1899, 1st, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, ix, 376 + vii, 346, 12 photogravure plates, 88 black & white text illustrations and decorations, Hardcover, decorative cloth, English

Orson Lowell's most famous illustrated book. Lowell was one of the great turn-of-the-century pen & ink illustrators and a Society of Illustrators Hall...

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J. C. Leyendecker (2008)
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Laurence S. Cutler and Judy Goffman, J. C. Leyendecker, Cutler and Judy Goffman, Laurence S., Leyendecker, J. C., Very Fine/Very Fine, New York, Abrams, 2008, 11.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 256 pages, 600 color and 20 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A major full-color monograph on one of the most beloved American illustrators. This is a great collection of images and a necessary volume for any...

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Maxfield Parrish
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Laurence S. Cutler, Judy Goffman Cutler, Maxfield Parrish, Cutler, Judy Goffman Cutler, Laurence S., Parrish, Maxfield, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (mild wear), Crescent, New York, 1993, 3rd, 14.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 112 pages, 94 color and 12 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

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Laurence S. Cutler, Judy Goffman Cutler, Maxfield Parrish, Cutler, Judy Goffman Cutler, Laurence S., Parrish, Maxfield, Fine/Fine, Rohnert Park, Pomegranate Communications, Inc., 1995, 3rd, 9780876545997, 0876545991, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 164 pages, over 130 color plates and more than 30 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather, English

From the jacket flap: Maxfield Parrish has long been considered one of the greatest American illustrators of the twentieth century. In the early 1920s,...

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Charles R. Knight, SIGNED & dated 3/27/82 by both authors on the half-title page, NF/NF (light bump to lower corner, blindstamp in lower corner of front free end paper, otherwise an excellent copy), Czerkas and Donald F. Glut, Sylvia Massey, Knight, Charles R., Dutton, 1982, 1st, cloth

The only modern monograph on Knight. Heavily illustrated. Signed by both authors, Sylvia Massey Czerkas and Donald F. Glut, in the year of publication....

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Marvin D. Cone, VF/VF, Czestochowski, Joseph S, Cone, Marvin D., Dutton, 1985, 1st, cloth

"Marvin Cone did not fit the popular conception of an artist; neither did he share a sense of mission about regionalism. He was highly respected by his...

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Noel Daniel, Mike Caveney, Jim Steinmeyer, Ricky Jay, Daniel, Mike Caveney, Jim Steinmeyer, Ricky Jay, Noel, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (some indentations to the rear panel of the dustjacket), Koln, Germany, Taschen, 2009, 1st, 9783836509770, 17.75 inches, 12 inches, 650 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English, French, German

This is the oversize 12 x 17 inch original edition first printing, unabridged, with over 100 pages removed from subsequent printings. From the publisher:...

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Harry Rountree, Fine/VG+ price-clipped dust jacket (dust jacket corners rubbed), Darwin, Bernard, Rountree, Harry, Storey Communications, 1988, 1st thus, cloth

Rountree was an avid golfer and illustrated several golf books, however this title is his most famous golf book by far. A tour of Britain's golf courses...

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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #100 of 1350 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, about 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's illus for Weird Tales 1936-39. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original printer's proofs. From the dustjacket:...

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The Second Book of Virgil Finlay
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #211 of 1300 copies, Fine in Near Fine price-clipped dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1978, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, over 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's 1940-1955 pulp illustrations. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork, the majority reproduced the same...

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The Third Book of Virgil Finlay
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #186 of 1300 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, about 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's pre-1955 pulp illustrations. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork. From the dustjacket: This...

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Grant Wood, VG+ (one corner bumped, spine & edges lightly rubbed), Dennis, James M., Wood, Grant, Viking, 1975, 1st, cloth

The first extensive monograph on this American regionalist painter (1892-1942).

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Everett Shinn 1876 - 1953
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Everett Shinn, Fine/Fine, DeShazo, Edith, Shinn, Everett, Clarkson N. Potter, 1974, 1st, cloth spine

Everett Shinn was a painter of the Ashcan School as well as an illustrator. From the dustjacket: "Everett Shinn, born in 1876 in Woodstown, New...

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Fairfax Downey, Charles Dana Gibson, Downey, Fairfax, Gibson, Charles Dana, Very Good+ (mild wear and aging), Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1936, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.25 inches, xxiv, 391 pages, 228 black & white illustrations, many full-page, hardcover, cloth

"The illustrations alone would make 'Portrait of an Era' a pleasant entertainment for older readers susceptible to nostalgia for the days of shirtwaists and...

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Brothers of the Spear, Volume 2
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Very Fine/Very Fine, Russ Manning, Dubois, Gaylord, Manning, Russ, Dark Horse, 2013, 978-1-61655-051-6, 1-61655-051-1, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 264 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

The follow-up to the instantly sold-out Brothers of the Spear Volume 1 is here! With nearly 300 more pages of rare Russ Manning art, the middle third of...

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June DuBois, William R. Leigh, DuBois, June, Leigh, William R., Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (upper corners bumped, moderate shelfwear, previous owner's blindstamp on both free endpapers and the title page, interior sound, chips and tears to dustjacket, previous owner's gold label on back panel), Lowell Press, Kansas City, MO, 1977, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 210 pages, 66 color and over 60 black & white illustrations, 24 photos, Hardcover, leather spine, cloth

One of two major monographs on this Taos painter of the American Southwest. From the library of James (Jimmy) Hickey, a longtime TV and feature animation...

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Joanna Ebenstein, Ebenstein, Joanna, Very Fine, New York, Distributed Art Publishers, 2016, 1st, 9781938922916, 9.75 inches, 7 inches, 224 pages, over 250 color and black & white photographs, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Of all the artifacts from the history of medicine, the Anatomical Venus with its heady mixture of beauty, eroticism and death is the...

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John Edward Dell, Walt Reed, N.C. Wyeth, et al, Edward Dell, Walt Reed, John, Wyeth, et al, N.C., Fine in Fine dustjacket, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, 2000, 1st, 12.3 inches, 9.5 inches, 130 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

A collection of paintings by N.C. Wyeth, Howard Pyle, Harvey Dunn, Frank Schoonover, Philip R. Goodwin and Dean Cornwell.  From the publisher: As...

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John Fleskes, Joseph Clement Coll, Fleskes, John, Coll, Joseph Clement, The hardbound edition limited to 800 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Flesk, Santa Cruz, CA, 2003, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 168 pages, over 220 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The second monograph devoted to the art of pen & ink master Joseph Clement Coll. Over 220 illustrations. Out of print in softcover and hardcover. This...

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Ludwig Hohlwein (1926)
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Ludwig Hohlwein, Frenzel, H. K, Hohlwein, Ludwig, VG+ (spine faded & ends frayed, corners lightly rubbed & frayed with boards showing but corners are still sharp, front cover bright, binding and interior Fine and well above average), Phonix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag, Berlin, 1926, 1st, 12, 10, 226, color, Hardcover, cloth, English, German, English

An incredible book on the most renown German commercial artist of the 20th century. Hohlwein was a master of design, the human figure and animal anatomy....

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Frank Brangwyn, VG+/VG (Previous owner's name on front end paper, dustjacket missing a piece at the spine tail), Furst, Herbert, Brangwyn, Frank, Dodd Mead, 1924, 1st, cloth

This volume focuses on Brangwyn's mural paintings with analyses of over a dozen commissions including Brangwyn's own comments. Very scarce in dustjacket.

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Toonerville Trolley
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Fontaine Fox, NF/NF (one corner bumped, very clean & tight), Galewitz and Don Winslow, Herb, Fox, Fontaine, Weathervane, circa 1972, 1st Weathervane, cloth

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Memories
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Maud Earl, Galsworthy, John, Earl, Maud, Very Good (spine nicked & corners rubbed, top of title page scraped), Scribners, New York, 1914, 1915 printing, 69 pages, 4 color and 24 b&w plates,, Hardcover, decorative cloth, English

This illustrated gift book is a sensitive tribute to a pet cocker spaniel with great illustrations by Maude Earl, an artist who specialized in dogs. 4 color...

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VG+/VG+ dustjacket (corners rubbed, boards showing, hinges cracked, otherwise covers quite clean & bright, binding tight, pages Fine, dustjacket spine torn with a small piece missing). An impressive copy. Rare with the Dustjacket, Frank Brangwyn, Gaunt, William, Brangwyn, Frank, The Studio, 1926, 1st, Hardcover, vellum spine, top edge gilt

A complete illustrated catalogue raisonné of Brangwyn's etchings completed between 1900 and 1926. Each of the 331 etchings is reproduced in...

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VG (vellum torn at the top & bottom of the spine, boards shelfworn, upper corners bumped and pages lightly creased from bump, hinges starting, covers & pages clean, binding sound), Frank Brangwyn, Gaunt, William, Brangwyn, Frank, The Studio, 1926, 1st, Hardcover, vellum spine, top edge gilt, English

A complete illustrated catalogue raisonné of Brangwyn's etchings completed between 1900 and 1926. Each of the 331 etchings is reproduced in...

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California Impressionism
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William H. Gerdts, Will South, Gerdts, Will South, William H., Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Abbeville Press, 1998, 1st, 9780789201768, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 284 pages, 201 color and 47 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

248 illustrations, 201 in full color. From the Publisher: Lavishly illustrated, meticulously researched, and gracefully written, this is the...

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Alma Gilbert, Maxfield Parrish, Gilbert, Alma, Parrish, Maxfield, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear), Berkeley, CA, Ten Speed Press, 1995, 2nd, 978-1-58008-329-4, 0898157846, 12.75 inches, 10.5 inches, 248 pages, 170 color plates, 35 original black & white photographs, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: Luminous landscapes. Stunning scenery. Courageous colors. All this and more describes the amazing body of work by one of America's...

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Alma M. Gilbert, Maxfield Parrish, Gilbert, Alma M., Parrish, Maxfield, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, London, Philip Wilson Publishers, 2005, 1st, 9780856676017, 11 inches, 9.5 inches, 136 pages, over 90 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: Maxfield Parrish, Master of Make-Believe describes the life and popularity of this famous early twentieth-century American artist....

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Lucinda Gosling, Fortunino Matania, Gosling, Lucinda, Matania, Fortunino, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, London, Book Palace, 2016, 1st, 9781907081309, 13 inches, 10 inches, 340 pages, over 750 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: This is the ultimate art book featuring one of the most talented and respected illustrators of the 20th Century. This is the first...


Lucinda Gosling, Fortunino Matania, Gosling, Lucinda, Matania, Fortunino, Limited to 100 copies slipcased and signed by the author, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, London, Book Palace, 2016, 1st, 9781907081385, 13 inches, 10 inches, 342 pages, over 750 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

The Ultra Deluxe Slipcased edition was limited to just 100 copies worldwide (with just 60 made available to public) and sold out instantly. It is...

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John Gunnison, Rudolph Belarski, Gunnison, John, Belarski, Rudolph, Fine, Adventure House, Silver Spring, MD, 2003, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 112 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

A collection of nearly 350 pulp covers by Belarski. This book is from the estate of Dave Stevens (1955-2008) artist and creator of The Rocketeer....

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Alex Schomburg, NF (slight shelf wear, pages flat, binding tight & spine uncreased), Gustavson, Jon, Schomburg, Alex, Father Tree, 1986, 1st, wraps, English

The primary monograph on the comic book, pulp and sci-fi magazine cover artist. Produced with the assistance and cooperation of the artist.

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Very Fine/Very Fine, Alexander Phimister Proctor, Hassrick, Peter H., Proctor, Alexander Phimister, Amon Carter Museum / Third, 2003, 1st, 1903942225, Hardcover, boards, English

Companion volume to the first major exhibition of the work of Alexander Phimister Proctor (1860-1950), one of America's most prolific and successful...

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Jim Heimann, Heimann, Jim, Fine, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 1996, 1st, 97801181737, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the back cover: From the early 1920s to the late 1950s, the American drive-in restaurant was the social arena for the young and old alike. Swinging...

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May I Take Your Order? American Menu Design: 1920-1960
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Jim Heimann, Heimann, Jim, Fine, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 1998, 1st, 97801181737, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 132 pages, 250 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the inside flap: Since 1834, when Delmonico's in New York first presented its diners with a printed bill of fare, menus have played a vital role in...

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Bruno Liljefors: The Peerless Eye
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Very Good+/Near Fine (slight binding flaw--a small gap between the first and second signatures - otherwise attractive copy), Bruno Liljefors, Hill, Martha, Liljefors, Bruno, Allen, 1987, 1st, 174 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth

Liljefors (1860-1939) was a bird & wildlife painter, one of the first of the modern school.

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Will Bradley: His Graphic Art
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Will Bradley, NF, Hornung, Clarence P, Bradley, Will, Dover, 1974, wraps

A collection of his posters, illustrations, typographic designs, and decorations.

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A Little Boy Lost
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Very Good+ (mild wear, bookplate with a Rockwell Kent illustration on the front end paper), Dorothy P. Lathrop, Hudson, W.H, Lathrop, Dorothy P., Knopf, 1920, 2nd 1924, 187 pages, 8 full-page color plates, 4 full-page black & white and 37 text illustrations, Hardcover, decorative cloth, top edge gilt, English

An early Dorothy Lathrop illustrated book. Lathrop (1891-1980) began her illustrating career in 1918 and was the recipient of the very first Caldecott Medal...

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Marsha Hunt, Hunt, Marsha, Fine/Fine, Fallbrook, Fallbrook Publishing Ltd., 1993, 1st, 1882747003, 12.25 inches, 9 inches, 438 pages, over 500 black and white photographs, Hardcover, boards, English

The Way We Wore presents selections from Marsha Hunt's personal treasury of pictures, fashion layouts, production stills and publicity shots from her early...

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NF/NF ex-library copy (usual library marks and stamps, mild shelfwear), W. H. D. Koerner, Hutchinson, W. H, Koerner, W. H. D., University of Oklahoma Press, 1978, 1st, Hardcover, leather

An excellent biography of the Western artist/illustrator. Koerner was one of Howard Pyle's students and also influenced by classmates Harvey Dunn and Frank...

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Legends Of The City Of Mexico
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Walter Appleton Clark, VG+, Janvier, Thomas A, Clark, Walter Appleton, Harper & Bros., 1910, Reprint, cloth, English

"These legends of the City of Mexico are of my finding, not of my making. They are genuine folk-stories. Each one of them is a true folk-growth from some...

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Francis Lee Jaques, NF in a VG+ slipcase, Jaques, Florence Page, Jaques, Francis Lee, Doubleday, 1973, 1st, cloth

"A richly illustrated biography of one of America's greatest nature artists, written by his wife Florence." "With 64 paintings and dioramas in full color....

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