Golden Age Illustrators

 
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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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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Corners very lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine in shrinkwrap, Saturnino Herran, Munoz, Victor, Herran, Saturnino, Instituto Cultural de Aguascalientes, 2011, 1st, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, Spanish

A fantastic new museum exhibition catalogue on the painter Herran. This volume has excellent sharp reproductions of paintings, mural panels, and drawings....

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George Herriman, Herriman, George, Fine, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2002, 1st, 1-56097-507-5, 12 inches, 9 inches, 120 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Now in a later printing, this is a first printing in pristine condition. This volume is the second of a long-term plan to chronologically reprint strips...

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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, English, German

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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Sketch Me, Berta Hummel!
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Berta Hummel, VG ex-library copy, Wiegand, Sister M. Gonsalva, Hummel, Berta, Grail, 1951, 2nd, cloth

The biography of Sister Berta Hummel, creator of the Hummel figures.

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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 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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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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Rockwell Kent, VG+ (light wear), Johnson, Fridolf, Kent, Rockwell, Dover, 1976, 1st, wraps

An excellent collection of Kent's lesser known yet equally proficient commercial work for magazines and advertisements, includes a lot of material not...

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This Is My Own
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Rockwell Kent, VG+ (1940 previous owner's name on front free end paper), Kent, Rockwell, Duell, Sloan & Pierce, 1940, 1st, cloth

Rockwell Kent's first autobiography - written immediately after his most productive decade. Filled with illustrations created expressly for this book.

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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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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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Essential Klimt
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Laura Payne, Gustav Klimt, Payne, Laura, Klimt, Gustav, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (slight fading to the front of the dustjacket, mild wear to top edge), Dempsey Parr, Bath, England, 2000, 9781840847024, 11.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the dustjacket: Gustav Klimt was a leader among the artists of the Viennese Secession in the early twentieth century. From his early decorative-arts...

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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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Before The Dawn Of History
  $300.00
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Very Good+ (beige cloth covers slightly soiled, interior clean). An attractive copy, Charles R. Knight, Knight, Charles R., Whittlesey House, 1935, 1st, xiii, 119, 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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William Stout, Charles R. Knight, Stout, William, Knight, Charles R., Very Fine, Pasadena, CA, Terra Nova Press, 2002, 1st, 0971271666, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 60 pages, over 140 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A collection of over 140 drawings and sketches in pencil and charcoal by the legendary animal artist who specialized in prehistoric subjects. The book is...

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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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Charles R. Knight, VG+ (spine splitting, binding sound, pages flat & tight), Knight, Charles R., 1942, 1st, wraps

Knight wrote this 44-page article and illustrated it with 24 paintings which are reproduced as full-page color plates. His article surveys prehistoric life...

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Charles R. Knight, VG+ (3/8" tear at spine, binding sound, pages flat, tight & clean), Knight, Charles R., 1942, 1st, wraps

Knight wrote this 44-page article and illustrated it with 24 paintings which are reproduced as full-page color plates. His article surveys prehistoric life...

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Signed by both Mark Schultz & William Stout, Very fine in very fine dust jacket, Charles R. Knight, Mark Schultz, Knight, Mark Schultz, Charles R., G.T. Labs, 2005, 1st, 8.75 inches, 5.75 inches, 128 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth, English

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

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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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John La Gatta: An Artist's Life
  $100.00
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Jill Bossert, John La Gatta, Bossert, Jill, La Gatta, John, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (upper corner lightly bent, some spots to top edge, interior new and unread, light wear to dustjacket), Madison Square Press, New York, 2000, 1st, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 168 pages, 215 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The first & only monograph on this fantastic golden age glamour illustrator. The first 60 pages are an illustrated biography of the artist. The...

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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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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., 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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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...


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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America's Great Illustrators
  $40.00
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Susan E. Meyer, J. C. Leyendecker, Howard Pyle, Newell Conyers Wyeth, Frederic Remington, Maxfield Parrish, Norman Rockwell, Charles Dana Gibson, Howard Chandler Christy, James Montgomery Flagg, John Held Jr., Meyer, Susan E., Leyendecker, Howard Pyle, Newell Conyers Wyeth, Frederic Remington, Maxfield Parrish, Norman Rockwell, Charles Dana Gibson, Howard Chandler Christy, James Montgomery Flagg, John Held, Jr., J. C., Fine in Very Good dustjacket (dustjacket has several tears), Galahad, New York, 1987, 00883656450, 13.25 inches, 10.5 inches, 311 pages, 417 illustrations including 186 color plates (some tipped-in), hardcover, cloth, English

This large coffee table book profiles ten artists from the Golden Age of illustration: Howard Pyle, Newell Conyers Wyeth, Frederic Remington, Maxfield...

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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
  $125.00
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Norman Lindsay, Fine/VG (dustjacket edgeworn with several large 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
  $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
  $150.00
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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
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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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Norman Lindsay: Impulse to Draw
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Lin Bloomfield, Norman Lindsay, Bloomfield, Lin, Lindsay, Norman, 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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