Golden Age Illustrators

 
The Art of Earl Oliver Hurst
  $300.00
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Earl Oliver Hurst, Hurst, Earl Oliver, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket), Saugerties, Graphic Collectibles, 2005, 1st, 0976150603, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Long out of print. This is the only book on the art of the illustrator Earl Oliver Hurst, 1895-1958. Hurst illustrated mostly for Collier's Magazine from...

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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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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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Rockwell Kent, Kent, Rockwell, One of 1850 numbered copies signed by Kent, Near Fine (a bit of darkening to top edge of cloth, a bit of age toning, internally Fine) in the Very Good+ plastic dustjacket (plastic has turned brown and shrunk from age), Random House, New York, 1931, 1st, 10.2 inches, 7.2 inches, 46 pages, 20 full-page two-color illustrations, hardcover, Two-color lithographed cloth over boards, English

One of Rockwell Kent's most beautiful books; written, illustrated and designed by Kent at the peak of his career. Kent both wrote and illustrated this...

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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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Elles et Moi
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Very Fine in a Very Fine dustjacket issued in publisher's shrink wrap, Kiraz, Kiraz, Denoel, 2003, 1st, 2207255468, 12.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 128 pages, 134 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, French

"Frivolous and sublime, the Parisiennes designed by Kiraz entered legend. With spontaneous elegance, they adopt striking new outfits everyday." - Vogue...

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Kiraz Dans Playboy
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Kiraz, Kiraz, Very Fine in Very Fine dust jacket, Paris, Denoel, 2002, 1st, 2207254038, 11 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, 102 full-page color cartoons, hardcover, cloth, French

"Kiraz in Playboy." Kiraz has been a regular contributor to Playboy since 1970. This is his first and only collection of Playboy cartoons, selected as...

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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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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Kirchner, Ernst Ludwig, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Prestel, New York, 2014, 1st, 12.8 inches, 10.2 inches, 192 pages, 156 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, English

Plenty of foldouts, beautiful prints, and an index poster of the plates in the back. Widely considered one of the major works of Expressionist...

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Very Fine, Heinrich Kley, Kley, Heinrich, Picture This Press, 2012, 1st, 9780982927656, 0982927657, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: The Lost Art of Heinrich Kley, Volumes One & Two, collect over 450 drawings and paintings from a wide array of sources....

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Very Fine, Heinrich Kley, Kley, Heinrich, Picture This Press, 2012, 9780982927656, 0982927657, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: The Lost Art of Heinrich Kley, Volumes One & Two, collect over 450 drawings and paintings from a wide array of sources....

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Before The Dawn Of History
  $250.00
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Very Good+ (beige cloth covers slightly soiled, previous owner's name on the endpapers, mild tobacco odor). An attractive copy, Charles R. Knight, Knight, Charles R., Whittlesey House, 1935, 2nd, xiii, 119 pages, 44 monochrome plates, illustrated endpapers, Hardcover, cloth

A scarce collection of Knight's dinosaur paintings. This volume includes his most iconic images for the American Museum of Natural History and the Field...

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Richard Milner, Charles R. Knight, Milner, Richard, Knight, Charles R., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Abrams, New York, 2011, 1st, 10.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 180 pages, 260 full-color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. One of only two monographs on this incredible artist best known for his paintings of prehistoric life. From the publisher: American...

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Signed by both Mark Schultz & Wm Stout, Very Fine, Charles R. Knight, Mark Schultz, Knight, Mark Schultz, Charles R., G.T. Labs, 2005, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 128 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

A previously unpublished autobiography by the renown paleontological artist. Featuring 14 full-page black & white illustrations by Mark Schultz....

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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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Indians: Hunters Of The Plains
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R. L. Lambdin, VG+ (corners rubbed, boards showing, some nicks to rear board, front board & interior clean & bright), Lambdin, R. L., Garden City Publishing Co., 1941, pictorial boards

A vintage children's picture book.

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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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Dorothy P. Lathrop, NF/VG+, Mukerji, Dhan Gopal, Lathrop, Dorothy P., Dutton, 1936, 1st, cloth


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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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Rabbit Hill
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Robert Lawson, NF/VG+ price-clipped dustjacket (dustjacket edges lightly worn), Lawson, Robert, Viking, 1944, 2nd printing before publication, cloth

The classic story of a rabbit. By the illustrator of Ferdinand the Bull.

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Robert Lawson, Fine/VG+ (dustjacket edges chipped, spine sunned), Jones, Helen L, Lawson, Robert, Little, Brown, 1972, 1st, cloth

A scarce collection of the art of this popular and award-winning children's book illustrator (Ferdinand, Rabbit Hill, etc.). With an introduction and...

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The Art of Tom Lea
  $60.00
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Kathleen Hjerter, Tom Lea, Hjerter, Kathleen, Lea, Tom, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (a few small marks on the front free endpaper, otherwise only very light shelfwear, tight, bright, clean), Texas A&M University Press, College Station, 1989, 1st, 9.25 inches, 12.4 inches, 256 pages, over 119 color and 161 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Tom Lea was a painter, muralist, book illustrator, novelist, and WWII combat artist. He specialized in the Southwest, but wrote about and illustrated many...

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Brendan M. Greeley Jr., Tom Lea, Greeley Jr., Brendan M., Lea, Tom, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press, 2008, 1st, 9781603440080, 12.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 228 pages, over 150 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

The Two Thousand Yard Stare: Tom Lea's World War II: Paintings, Drawings and Eyewitness Accounts by Tom Lea. From the publisher: Few artists saw World...

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Tom Lea: An Oral History
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Rebecca Craver, Adair Margo, Tom Lea, Craver, Adair Margo, Rebecca, Lea, Tom, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, El Paso, Western Press/University of Texas, 1995, 1st, 9780874042344, 11.25 inches, 8.4 inches, 187 pages, 30 color plates and numerous black & white illustrations and photographs, Hardcover, cloth, English

Illustrator Tom Lea (1907-2001) lead a fascinating life. He traveled, painted WPA murals during the depression, and as a war correspondent he went to the...

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William R. Leigh, Leigh, William R., Near Fine (cloth covers are quite bright, front and back), Simon & Schuster, New York, 1938, 3rd, 9.4 inches, 6.4 inches, 300 pages, 53 black & white illustrations, map endpapers, hardcover, cloth, English

In 1926, Western artist Leigh was commissioned to paint the backgrounds for the African Hall of the American Museum of Natural History in New York. He...

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William R. Leigh, Leigh, William R., Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket (cloth covers are lightly spotted, dustjacket edges worn and torn), Simon & Schuster, New York, 1938, 1st, 9.4 inches, 6.4 inches, 300 pages, 53 black & white illustrations, map endpapers, hardcover, cloth, English

In 1926, Western artist Leigh was commissioned to paint the backgrounds for the African Hall of the American Museum of Natural History in New York. He...

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William R. Leigh, Leigh, William R., Signed by the artist, Near Fine (cloth spine slightly darkened, the rest of the cloth covers are quite bright, front and back, previous owner's name neatly written on front free endpaper), Simon & Schuster, New York, 1938, 3rd, 10 inches, 6.5 inches, 300 pages, 53 black & white illustrations, map endpapers, hardcover, cloth, English

In 1926, Western artist Leigh was commissioned to paint the backgrounds for the African Hall of the American Museum of Natural History in New York. He...

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June DuBois, William R. Leigh, DuBois, June, Leigh, William R., Fine in Fine dustjacket, Lowell Press, Kansas City, MO, 1977, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, xiv, 210 pages, 66 color and over 60 black & white illustrations, 24 photos, Hardcover, leather spine, cloth, English

William Robinson Leigh (1866 - 1955) was an American artist and illustrator, best known for his painted Western scenes (and a favorite of mine for his many...

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J. C. Leyendecker, Leyendecker, J. C., Very Good+ (stains and wear to the cloth covering the box, especially on the outside and along the seams, inside material in very sound condition, the scrolls function, turning key is present, and the outside lock functions), Chicago, Powers, Higley and Company, 1900, 17 inches, 16 inches, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

For Leyendecker collectors, an exceedingly rare and very early work by J.C. Leyendecker (1874-1951). At the age of 19, he was given his first commercial...

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Bruno Liljefors: The Peerless Eye
  $200.00
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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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Norman Lindsay Watercolours
  $195.00
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Norman Lindsay, VF/NF (dustjacket slightly edgeworn with three small closed tears), Lindsay, Norman, Ure Smith, 1969, 1st, cloth

This book reproduces 19 of this notorious artist's best watercolor paintings. Bold female nudes, pirates, bacchanals, and other favorite Lindsay themes. Two...

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Norman Lindsay Watercolours
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Near fine in VG+ price-clipped dustjacket (upper corner bumped otherwise Fine, dustjacket worn at top of spine and upper rear corner), Norman Lindsay, Lindsay, Norman, Ure Smith, 1969, 1st, Hardcover, boards with dust jacket, English

This book reproduces 19 of this notorious artist's best watercolor paintings. Bold female nudes, pirates, bacchanals, and other favorite Lindsay themes. Two...

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Norman Lindsay's Pen Drawings
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Norman Lindsay, VG+ (oversize covers worn along edges and spine, internally only light foxing on a few text pages, flat & clean), Lindsay, Norman, Angus & Robertson, 1931, 1st, wraps

This book largely reproduces the contents of the 1918 Pen Drawings of Norman Lindsay, however there are several plates exclusive to this edition. Excellent...

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Norman Lindsay: Impulse to Draw
  $75.00
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Lin Bloomfield, Norman Lindsay, Bloomfield, Lin, Lindsay, Norman, Near Fine (large crease on front cover otherwise Fine), Odana, Sydney, 1994, 2nd, 9.25 inches, 7 inches, 223 pages, 280 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Australian artist Norman Alfred Williams Lindsay (1879-1969). 280 pencil drawings are reproduced in this volume together with a text featuring Lindsay's own...

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Lin Bloomfield, Norman Lindsay, Bloomfield, Lin, Lindsay, Norman, Print run of 2000 copies, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (lower tips lightly bumped, book is otherwise Fine, dustjacket spine ends and back cover rubbed), Odana / Josef Lebovic Galleries, Sydney, 1998, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.9 inches, 480 pages, over 500 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

"Over a period of eighty years Australian artist Norman Alfred Williams Lindsay (1897-1969) produced a prodigious amount of work -- pencil drawings, pen and...

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Lin Bloomfield, Norman Lindsay, Bloomfield, Lin, Lindsay, Norman, Print run of 2000 copies, Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Odana / Josef Lebovic Galleries, Sydney, 1998, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.9 inches, 480 pages, over 500 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: Over a period of eighty years Australian artist Norman Alfred Williams Lindsay (1897-1969) produced a prodigious amount of work...

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Sydney Ure Smith, Bertram Stevens, Norman Lindsay, Ure Smith, Bertram Stevens, Sydney, Lindsay, Norman, Limited to 2000 copies, Very Good+ (the covers are moderately worn along edges, some mild spotting to the top edge, internally sound, all the tissue guards between the plates are present, some small stains to pages), Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1918, 1st, 11.2 inches, 9 inches, 52 plates & 16 pages, 51 plates by NL (4 tipped-in), 1 by Lionel Lindsay of NL, softcover, stiff oversize wraps (rebound), English

51 plates by Norman Lindsay (4 tipped-in) and one plate by Lionel Lindsay of Norman Lindsay. Includes articles "Norman Lindsay" by Julian Ashton and "Norman...

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The World of Norman Lindsay
  $75.00
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Lin Bloomfield, Norman Lindsay, Bloomfield, Lin, Lindsay, Norman, Near Fine (covers lightly rubbed, flat, clean, tight), Sydney, Odana, 1995, Revised and updated 3rd printing, 0 908154 55 5, 9.25 inches, 7 inches, xvi, 158 pages, 12 color and 90 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

An introduction to the life and work of this Australian artist. Twelve paintings are reproduced in color.This is the "revised and updated 3rd printing" of...

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Tierstudien
  $195.00
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Emil Lohse, Lohse, Emil, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (one corner lightly bumped, dustjacket chipped at corners and spine), Veb E. A. Seemann, Leipzig, 1956, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, xviii, 142 pages, 132 plates (about half in color), plus 6 text illustrations, hardcover, cloth, German

A collection of beautiful animal studies, most dating from 1905 to 1930. A wide assortment of mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects drawn from life or, in a...

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Andrew Loomis, Loomis, Andrew, Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket (upper corner bumped, other corners sharp, moderate wear to edge of dustjacket with numerous small tears), Bonanza, New York, circa 1947, 1st thus, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 302 pages, black & white, with 22 pages in color, hardcover, cloth, English

Available in a modern reprint, this is a very attractive copy of an early printing with better reproduction: The gradations of grey in the black &...

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Andrew Loomis, Loomis, Andrew, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (mild shelfwear, corners rubbed but sharp, binding & interior very soun, Viking, New York, 1947, 2nd 1948, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 302 pages, well-illustrated in black & white, with 22 pages in color, hardcover, cloth, English

This 1948 second printing of the original edition is from the library of Disney and Dreamworks animator Pres Romanillos. His original sales receipt from...

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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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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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The London Week-End Book
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Francis Marshall, VF, Marshall, Francis, Seeley Service, 1953, cloth, English

A guide to London written and illustrated by Francis Marshall.

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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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Frans Masereel, VG+ (spine ends & tips worn otherwise Fine, previous owner's bookplate on front free end paper), Masereel, Frans, Johannes Asmus, 1966, 1st, pictorial boards, German

"Faces of Hamburg." A picture novel in woodcuts by Frans Masereel (1889 - 1972).


Landscapes And Voices
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Frans Masereel, Fine, Masereel, Frans, Schocken, 1988, 1st, wraps, English

Frans Masereel woodcuts of European urban and rural life, first published in Germany in 1929. Not a picture novel but a collection of lovely evocative...

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The Idea + Story Without Words
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Frans Masereel, Fine in a VG+ box (box has rubbed edges), Masereel, Frans, Redstone Press, 1986, 2nd, cloth, English

Two of Frans Masereel's picture novels, back to back, in one handsome volume.

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