Golden Age Illustrators

 
George Pratt, Pratt, George, Near Fine (light rubbing to the covers otherwise new and unread), Tundra, Northampton, MA, 1992, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, 160 illustrations, some color, softcover, French wraps, English

A sketchbook of WWI trench warfare by the artist of the painted graphic novel Enemy Ace: War Idyll. Ink, inkwash, watercolor, monotype prints. Introduction...

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Norman Rockwell, Rockwell, Norman, Very Good+ (some slight wear to the edges, left edge somewhat unevenly trimmed), New York, 1934, 1st, 14 inches, 11 inches, color

A delightful Norman Rockwell cover from the September 22, 1934 issue of The Saturday Evening Post, volume 207, number 12. This is an actual vintage cover...

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Norman Rockwell, Rockwell, Norman, Very Good+ (some slight wear to the edges, left edge somewhat unevenly trimmed), New York, 1933, 1st, 14 inches, 11 inches, color

A gorgeous Norman Rockwell cover from the August 5, 1933 issue of The Saturday Evening Post, volume 206, number 6. This is an actual vintage cover from...

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Penrhyn Stanlaws, Stanlaws, Penrhyn, Very Good+ (some slight wear to the edges, left edge somewhat unevenly trimmed), New York, 1930, 1st, 14 inches, 11 inches, color

A dreamy Penrhyn Stanlaws cover from the August 19, 1933 issue of The Saturday Evening Post, volume 206, number 8. This is an actual vintage cover from...

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David Larkin, Chris Mayger, Larkin, David, Mayger, Chris, Near Fine (mild wear to covers), Peacock Press, New York, 1976, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, 40 full-page color plates and 13 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

40 full-page color plates and 13 black & white illustrations.

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Stephen D. Korshak, J. Allen St. John, Korshak, Stephen D., St. John, J. Allen, Very Fine, Vanguard, Lakewood, 2008, 1-887591-89-3, 12 inches, 9 inches, 160 pages, over 170 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

Over 170 paintings of "Tarzan", John Carter of "Mars", and more - many shot from original paintings. Vanguard's second volume devoted to the work of J....

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Davis Cone, Cone, Davis, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear on spine of book and dustjacket), Overstock Press, New York, 1988, 9780879513214, 10.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, 50 color and 20 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Illustrated in full color, Hollywood on Main Street is a celebration and examination of that American cultural icon, the movie house. More than 50 color...

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Bernard Darwin, Harry Rountree, Darwin, Bernard, Rountree, Harry, Near Fine in Very Good+ price-clipped dustjacket (topedge lightly spotted, dustjacket edge rubbed with two small closed tears), Storey Communications, Pownal, VT, 1988, 1st thus, 9.4 inches, 7.4 inches, 290 pages, 50 color and 14 black & white plates, hardcover, cloth, English

British illustrator Harry Rountree was an avid golfer, illustrating several golf books--and this title is his most famous golf book by far. Rountree created...

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Very Fine, Girasol Collectables, Ontario, 2002, 1st revised, 10 inches, 7.25 inches, 128 pages, 12 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Girasol Collectables "pulp replica" of the August 1933 issue of The Shadow Magazine, which features "The Black Hush" and includes 12 black & white...

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I'd Love to Draw (Near Fine Dustjacket)
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Andrew Loomis, Loomis, Andrew, Small remainder mark next to spine otherwise Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (lightly rubbed), Titan Books, London, 2014, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 122 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth, English

For those of us who love Andrew Loomis' pencil drawings for their own sake, there is a lot to love in this lost "dummy" for an unfinished instruction book....

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Sing A Song Of Safety
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Very Good (some stains & wear), Rose O'Neill, O'Neill, Rose, Irving Caesar, 1937, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 72 pages, black & white, 16 pages in color, Softcover, spiralbound, English

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The Hawaiian Shirt
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H. Thomas Steele, VF, Steele, H. Thomas, Abbeville, 1984, 8th, pictorial boards


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Fine plates & NF booklet (light foxing) in a VG+ printed folder with tassel ties, Bradshaw, Percy V., Salmon, Balliol, Balliol Salmon, Press Art School, nd (circa 1917), 1st

Six plates reproducing six stages in the creation of "Friendly Criticism" a drawing in Russian charcoal. A 12 page booklet profiles the artist's...

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W. Hatherell, Fine plates & NF booklet (light foxing) in a VG+ printed folder with tassel ties, Bradshaw, Percy V., Hatherell, W., Press Art School, nd (circa 1917), 1st, English

Six tipped-in plates reproducing six stages in the creation of "A Study of Strategy" a body-color drawing. A 12 page booklet profiles the artist's...

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Ernst Hansen Teckningar
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Ernst Hansen, NF (edges of oversize wraps rubbed), Rubow, Jorn, Hansen, Ernst, Curth Hson, 1964, wraps

A collection of 78 lithographs created in a single month's activity. All of the images are drawings of nude female models. A reprint of a 1937 monograph.

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Lee Lorenz, VF/NF, Lorenz, Lee, Knopf, 1995, 2nd, cloth

From the dustjacket: "Published to celebrate The New Yorker's seventieth anniversary and illustrated with more than 400 drawings and paintings, including...

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John Sloan & Robert Henri, VF/Fine, Perlman, Bennard B., John Sloan & Robert Henri, Princeton Univ. Press, 1997, 1st, cloth, English

Burlington Magazine: "It gathers the known correspondence (from 1893 to Henri's death in 1929) between John Sloan and Robert Henri, two of the most...

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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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Rockwell Kent On Monhegan
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Rockwell Kent, VF, Kent, Rockwell, Monhegan Museum, 1998, 1st, wraps

An exhibition of Kent's landscape paintings of Monhegan Island. Three essays by Kent scholars.

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Very Fine, Norman Rockwell, Pero, Linda Szekely, Rockwell, Norman, Norman Rockwell Museum, 2007, 1st, 272 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: "A new, must-have book about American icon Norman Rockwell. "The Norman Rockwell Museum has published a fully-illustrated volume...

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Stuart Davis
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Stuart Davis, NF/VG+ (remainder mark on bottom edge, some edgewear to dustjacket), Rylands, Philip, Davis, Stuart, Bulfinch, 1997, 1st, cloth

“Accompanying the only American showings of an exhibition devoted to the painter Stuart Davis (1892 - 1964) at Washington’s National Museum of...

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Near Fine/Good (topedge lightly spotted, interior tight & clean, dustjacket edgeworn with a razor slice on the front panel), Dong Kingman, Caen, Herb, Kingman, Dong, Doubleday, 1967, 3rd, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 192 pages, 41 full-color paintings, 29 two-color and 40 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A tribute to one of the world's greatest cities by the longtime San Francisco columnist Herb Caen and the artist most closely aligned with this city Dong...

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The Works of John Held Jr.
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John Held Jr, Held, Jr, John, Fine, Ives Washburn, New York, 1931, 1st, 11 inches, 8.75 inches, 168 pages, black & white woodcut illustrations throughout, hardcover, Red velvet fabric covered boards, English

The first and only collection of Held's popular 1920s woodcut-style cartoons. This hardcover collection published in 1931, has been reprinted by Dover...

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Greg Theakston, Jack Kirby, Theakston, Greg, Kirby, Jack, Fine, Pure Imagination, New York, 1997, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 192 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Kirby's first 125 pages of art and story, plus a biography and analysis of the work.

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Stephen Rebello, Rebello, Stephen, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Abbeville, 1988, 1st, 978-0896598690, 13.25 inches, 11 inches, 342 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Each of the 300 posters included in Reel Art has been reproduced to the uncompromising standards of all Abbeville's fine art books. The selection of posters...

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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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Golden Legacy - First Printing
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Leonard S. Marcus, Marcus, Leonard S., Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (corners of dustjacket worn), New York, Random House, 2007, 1st, 9780375829963, 10 inches, 10 inches, 246 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

"How Golden Books Won Children's Hearts, Changed Publishing Forever, and Became an American Icon Along the Way" From the publisher: Eminent children's...

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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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Dave Stivers, Stivers, Dave, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Collector's Showcase, San Diego, 1986, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 143 pages, over 200 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A pictorial history of vintage Cream of Wheat advertising from the first half of the twentieth century. The founder of the company was an art connoisseur...

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Stuart Davis: In Full Swing
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Stuart Davis, Davis, Stuart, Very Fine, New York, Prestel, 2016, 1st, 978-3791355108, 12 inches, 10 inches, 288 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

The catalog for the Stuart Davis exhibition at the National Gallery of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art. "The catalog for the exhibition is a...

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James Montgomery Flagg
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Susan E Meyer, James Montgomery Flagg, Meyer, Susan E, Flagg, James Montgomery, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (dustjacket edgeworn with several tears and chips), New York, Watson-Guptill, 1974, 1st, 0-8230-1835-0, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 208 pages, 70 color plates and 175 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The primary reference on this multifaceted artist. He was a pen & ink virtuoso, painted the "I Want You" Uncle Sam recruiting poster, wrote and directed...

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Varga
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Tom Robotham, Alberto Vargas, Robotham, Tom, Vargas, Alberto, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to topedge of dustjacket), North Dighton, MA, World Publications Group, 2004, 13 inches, 9.75 inches, 128 pages, over 90 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An 18-page well-illustrated biography of the artist and 90 color plates of Esquire Varga girls in a large format.

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American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood
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Austen Barron Bailly, Thomas Hart Benton, Bailly, Austen Barron, Benton, Thomas Hart, Very Fine, Peabody-Essex Museum/Prestel, Salem/New York, 2015, 1st, 11 inches, 9.5 inches, 240 pages, 178 color and 45 black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

A wonderful catalog for American Regionalist painter Thomas Hart Benton. Once upon a time, Hollywood movie studios would commission famous artists to...

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Norman Rockwell, Rockwell, Norman, Lightly bumped corner otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Abbeville, New York, 2018, 1st, 11.4 inches, 9.4 inches, 256 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms is the catalog for the first comprehensive traveling exhibition devoted...

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George Obligado, Ugo Fontana, Obligado, George, Fontana, Ugo, Very Good+ (moderate rubbing and wear to covers, interior very sound), Golden Press, New York, 1963, 1st, 14.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This Giant Golden Book translates a fairy tale collection originally published in Italy by Fratelli Fabbri. Six stories are illustrated with 21 paintings by...

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Dance the Line: Paintings by Karl Benjamin
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Karl Benjamin, Benjamin, Karl, Print run of 7000 copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, West Hollywood, CA, Louis Stern Fine Arts, 2007, 1st, 9780974942179, 10.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 124 pages, 62 color illustrations, Hardcover, leather spine, pictorial boards, English

51 paintings, plus an essay by Dave Hickey, and lists of Solo Exhibitions, Group Exhibitions, and Public Collections. Published on the occasion of an...

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Walt Reed, Harold Von Schmidt, Reed, Walt, Von Schmidt, Harold, Near Fine (moderate wear to the overhanging fore-edges of the covers, light cover wear, very flat, tight, clean), Peacock Press/Bantam, New York, 1976, 1st, 9 inches, 11.25 inches, 98 pages, 45 color plates and 2 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

45 Western paintings by Harold von Schmidt elegantly reproduced as color plates. Harold von Schmidt was in the top tier of illustrators, a regular...

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Frederick I. Ordway III, Ordway III, Frederick I., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Four Walls Eight Windows, 2001, 1st, 9781568581811, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 178 pages, 120 color and 60 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: This full-color book assembles a fabulous collection of images of astronautics and rocketry. The pictures, both...

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George B. Bridgman, Bridgman, George B., Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (small tears and light wear to the dustjacket), Weathervane, New York, 1979, 3rd, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 356 pages, over 1000 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, English

Bridgman's classic, essential guide--with more than 1,000 drawings and 22 expert lessons on mastering the human figure from every angle. Bridgman's...

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Reid Stewart Austin, George Petty, Austin, Reid Stewart, Petty, George, Fine in Very Good dustjacket (dustjacket edgeworn with two tears), Gramercy, New York, 1997, 1st, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 192 pages, 152 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, boards, English

The only monograph on this popular pin-up artist (1894-1975) who made significant contributions to Esquire and True magazines and Jantzen Swimwear ads. A...

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Harry Haenigsen, VG+ (top edge dusty), Chappel and Ridgely Hunt, George S., Haenigsen, Harry, Stokes, 1931, 2nd, cloth

Gluyas Williams-esque illustrations by Haenigsen, creator of Our Bill and Penny and a member of the Famous Artists Cartooning Course faculty.

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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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Fine, Alastair, Arwas, Victor, Alastair, Thames & Hudson, 1979, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, 100 pages, 4 color and 92 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

"A portrait of a fascinating and elusive personality who was a natural heir to the style and reputation of Aubrey Beardsley and whose work forms a link...

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Country Colic
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Robert Lawson, VG+ (bottom corners worn, one exposing board), Lawson, Robert, Little Brown, 1944, 2nd, cloth

Subtitled, "The Weeder's Digest," a humorous look at the headaches of country living. By the illustrator of Ferdinand the Bull.

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How To Be A Motorist
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W. Heath Robinson, Fine/NF price-clipped dust jacket, Robinson, W. Heath, Duckworth, 1977, 1st, cloth, English

A reprint of the 1936 edition.

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How To Run A Communal Home
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W. Heath Robinson, Fine/Fine, Robinson, W. Heath, Duckworth, 1980, 1st, cloth, English

A reprint of the 1943 edition.

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Lyonel Feininger
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Lyonel Feininger, VG+ (tear to top of spine, white covers slightly soiled, interior Fine), Feininger, Lyonel, Associated American Artists, 1972, 1st, wraps

Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956). "etchings lithographs and woodcuts from the estate of the artist" "This exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of...

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Maxfield Parrish
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Maxfield Parrish, VF/VF, Ludwig, Coy, Parrish, Maxfield, Watson-Guptill, 1973, 3rd, cloth

This early monograph on Parrish features an in-depth description of Parrish's technique, including an unpublished manuscript by his son.

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