Golden Age Illustrators

 
N. C. Wyeth
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Kate F. Jennings, Jennings, Kate F., Near Fine in very good dustjacket (dustjacket sunned and edge worn), Crescent, New York, 1992, 3rd, 14.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 112 pages, 84 color and 10 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

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Diana L Johnson, Johnson, Diana L, One of 7000 copies, Top and fore edges stained from foxing otherwise Fine/Fine, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 240 pages, 237 illustrations, 36 in color, hardcover, cloth, English

An exhibition catalogue describing 231 items, 237 illustrations, 36 in color, with biographies of each artist represented.


Diana L. Johnson, One of 7000 copies, Fine/Fine, Johnson, Diana L, Rhode Island School of Design, 1979, 1st, cloth

Exhibition catalogue describing 231 items, fully illustrated, with biographies of each artist represented.

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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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J. Stewart Johnson, Johnson, J. Stewart, Fine/Fine, New York, Harry N. Abrams, 2000, 1st, 9780810942080, 0810942089, 10 inches, 10 inches, 192 pages, 142 color and 30 black & white photographs, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The book accompanies a traveling exhibition organized by the American Federation of Arts and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which features 125 objects from...

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Chesley Bonestell, VG+ (shelfworn), Johnson, Paul, Bonestell, Chesley, Chronicle, 1974, 1st, wraps

Creating a painting of each of the twenty-one California missions was a passion of Bonestell's. This book reproduces all 22 paintings as full-page color...

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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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Brian M Kane, Hal Foster, Kane, Brian M, Foster, Hal, Near Fine (light wear to covers), Vanguard, Lebanon, NJ, 2002, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 208 pages, 75 color and over 290 black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: In the first comprehensive biography of Hal Foster, author Brian M. Kane examines the 70-year career of one of the greatest...

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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Robert F. Karolevitz, Harvey Dunn, Karolevitz, Robert F., Dunn, Harvey, South Dakota Art Museum, 2017, 1st revised, 978-0-9666544-2-4, 12.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 208 pages, over 270 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

This new edition of Where Your Heart Is, originally published in 1970, retains the excellent original text, but "with the advances in technology, we have...

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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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Limited to 500 deluxe copies. Slipcased Hardcover Edition featuring a 16-page bonus folio and an alternate cover., Very Fine in a Very Fine slipcase, Margaret Brundage, Korshak, J. David Spurlock, Stephen, Brundage, Margaret, Vanguard Productions, 2013, 1st, 9781934331514, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This Slipcased Hardcover Edition is limited to only 500 copies and features an alternate cover and a 16-page bonus folio not included in the regular...

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Eric Kroll, Bill Ward, Kroll, Eric, Ward, Bill, Very Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket (some wear along the top edge of the dustjacket spine otherwise Very Fine) and Very Fine belly band, Taschen, Koln, 2006, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards

This massive tome on Ward includes the most extensive and intimate biography of the artist extant. Out of print. From the publisher: "Ward's women...

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David Larkin, NF (light shelfwear), Larkin, David, Peacock Press/Bantam, 1975, 1st, wraps, English

A collection of illustrators' work showing how they responded to the theme of Christmas as set to them by others. Selections cover a period from...

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David Larkin, Larkin, David, Near Fine (light shelfwear), New York, Peacock Press/Bantam, 1975, 1st, 55301014595, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 96 pages, 40 color plates, 7 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A collection of illustrators' work showing how they responded to the theme of Christmas as set to them by others. Selections cover a period from 1900-1950s:...

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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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Ellen Wardwell Lee, William McGregor Paxton, Lee, Ellen Wardwell, Paxton, William McGregor, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (light bump to rear corner, dustjacket edges worn), Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 10 inches, 165 pages, 53 color plates and over 38 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The only major monograph devoted to this marvelous Boston school artist. Paxton was a student of Gerome and specialized in lush portraits of beautiful...

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Gershon Legman, Mahlon Blaine, Legman, Gershon, Blaine, Mahlon, #18 of 100 hardcover copies signed by contributors Legman, Trenary, and Arrington. "This special hardbound edition is limited to 125 copies, of which 100 are for sale.", Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Peregrine Books, Lansing, MI, 1982, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 104 pages, 8 color plates, over 70 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This is #18 of 100 hardcover copies signed by contributors Legman, Trenary, and Arrington. ("This special hardbound edition is limited to 125 copies, of...

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The World of M. C. Escher
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J. L. Locher, M. C. Escher, Locher, J. L., Escher, M. C., Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (top edge sunned, light edge wear to dustjacket), Abradale Press, New York, 1988, 0810980843, 12 inches, 8.75 inches, 264 pages, 8 color and 298 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A comprehensive overview of the woodcuts and lithographs by M. C. Escher. 300 illustrations with 8 color plates.

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Joanne Gernsten London, NF/VG+, London, Joanne Gernsten, National Geographic, 2007, 1st, boards

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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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Very Good+ (as usual, corners rubbed with boards showing, spine ends frayed, hinges sound, interior is very tight and clean), Edwin Austin Abbey, Lucas, E. V., Abbey, Edwin Austin, Methuen & Co., 1921, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, xxii, 519 pages, 200 black & white plates, Hardcover, cloth spine, English

This is the best book on Abbey: over five inches thick between two volumes and reproducing 200 Abbey illustrations. Written shortly after Abbey's death,...

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Very Good+ (as usual, corners rubbed with boards showing, however the hinges and binding are very sound, and the interior is very tight and clean), Edwin Austin Abbey, Lucas, E.V., Abbey, Edwin Austin, Methuen & Co., 1921, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, xxii, 519 pages, 200 black & white plates, Hardcover, leather, English

This is the best book on Abbey: over five inches thick between two volumes and reproducing 200 Abbey illustrations. Written shortly after Abbey's death,...

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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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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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VG. All tissue guards present., Charles Robinson, Macy, S. B, Robinson, Charles, Longmans, Green & Co, 1910, 1st, Hardcover, English

From the Preface: “There is no Fairy Story that can compare in charm and wonder, with the old, old Story of the Beginning of All Things, and of the...

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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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Signed by Pres Romanillos, Very Fine/Fine, Thomas Hart Benton, Marling, Karal Ann, Benton, Thomas Hart, University of Missouri Press, 1985, 1st, 0826204074, Hardcover, cloth, English

This was Disney and Dreamworks animator Pres Romanillos' personal copy with his ownership signature on the title page. This book has 203 drawing...

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Fine/Fine price-clipped dustjacket, Gordon T. McClelland and Jay T. Last, McClelland and Jay T. Last, Gordon T., Hillcrest Press, 1985, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, English

A great reference on the California style of watercolor painting. Biographies of over 225 artists, histories of the California art schools, and examples of...

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The Story Of The Southwest
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VG ex-library copy (spine ends worn, boards showing), C.H. DeWitt, McNeer, May, DeWitt, C.H., Harper & Brothers, 1948, Hardcover, decorative cloth, English

A title in a popular series of children's books profiling regions of the U.S.A. Color lithographed pages bring out the subtlety of C.H. DeWitt's artwork....

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Very Fine, Henry Justice Ford, Menges, Jeff A., Ford, Henry Justice, Dover Publications, 2010, 9780486472904, 0486472906, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the Publisher: Henry Justice Ford is best known for his collaboration with Andrew Lang on a popular series of twelve "Color" fairy tale books...

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America's Great Illustrators
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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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The Art of Chesley Bonestell
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Chesley Bonestell, Miller, Frederick C. Durant III, Ron, Bonestell, Chesley, Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket (only light shelfwear), London, Paper Tiger, 2001, 1st, 1855858843, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 256 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

This is the ultimate book on Bonestell. The number and quality of reproductions makes this the one to have. A complete biography and career retrospective,...

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Animal Inn
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Very Good+/Very Good+, Milo Winter, Moe, Virginia, Winter, Milo, Houghton Mifflin, 1946, 176 pages, over 75 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

"The Stories of a Trailside Museum." Tales of various animals who have been brought to the museum, well-illustrated with charming detailed pen drawings...

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Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue
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Laurie Norton Moffatt, Norman Rockwell, Moffatt, Laurie Norton, Rockwell, Norman, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA, 1986, 1st, 13 inches, 10 inches, 1283 pages, 96 color plates & 3,594 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A boxed, two volume set of 1,200 pages with 96 color plates and 3,594 black & white illustrations. From the publisher: No true Rockwell fan...

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British Contemporary Artists
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Very Good (spine ends & corners bumped & rubbed with boards showing, hinges starting), Cosmo Monkhouse, Monkhouse, Cosmo, Scribners, 1899, 1st, xxii, 267 pages, over 110 illustrations, many full-page, Hardcover, decorative cloth, top edge gilt, English

Profiles of seven British artists of the day: George Frederick Watts,  John Everett Millais,  Frederick Leighton,  Edward...

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Limited to 5000 copies each with an original silkscreen print bound in, Near Fine (remainder mark on bottom edge), Jean Charlot, Morse, Peter, Charlot, Jean, Capra Press, 1978, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 64 pages, 29 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

"The pre-eminent medium of popular art is the print, which can bring knowledge, pleasure and new values to millions of people never reached by the museum or...

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R. Atkinson Fox, Fine, Mortenson, Rita C., Fox, R. Atkinson, Wallace-Homestead, 1985, 1st, wraps

Fox (1860-1935) was a popular artist-illustrator of prints (like Maxfield Parrish). This book includes a biography and reproduces over 400 prints - with...

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Foro Italico
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Very Fine in a Very Good+ slipcase, George Mott, Georgio Armani, Michelangelo Sabatino & Luigi Ballerini, Mott, Georgio Armani, Michelangelo Sabatino & Luigi Ballerini, George, Powerhouse, 2003, 1st, 157687169X, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

A great book for anyone interested in art deco sculpture or figurative sculpture. From the Publisher: Boasting to everyone that his forum would be...

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


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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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The Legendary Artists Of Taos
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Mary Carroll Nelson, Fine/VG (dustjacket tears, tape-repair), Nelson, Mary Carroll, Watson-Guptill, 1980, 1st, cloth

The founding of New Mexico's famous art colony, its pioneer artists, and the artists who followed.

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The Legendary Artists Of Taos
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Mary Carroll Nelson, VF/VG (several dustjacket tears), Nelson, Mary Carroll, Watson-Guptill, 1980, 1st, cloth

The founding of New Mexico's famous art colony, its pioneer artists, and the artists who followed.

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The Legendary Artists Of Taos
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Mary Carroll Nelson, NF/VG (one corner bumped, several dustjacket tears), Nelson, Mary Carroll, Watson-Guptill, 1980, 1st, cloth

The founding of New Mexico's famous art colony, its pioneer artists, and the artists who followed.

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Lucy Oakley, Edwin Austin Abbey, Oakley, Lucy, Abbey, Edwin Austin, Limited to 1500 copies, Near Fine (some rubbing at the bottom of the spine, flat, tight, clean), Columbia University, New York, 1994, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 104 pages, 9 color and 78 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

From the Introduction by Allen Staley: In the 1870s, Abbey was an illustrator, not a painter, and as this exhibition demonstrates he remained an...

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John Marvel, Assistant
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James Montgomery Flagg, VG, Page, Thomas Nelson, Flagg, James Montgomery, Scribners, 1909, 1st, cloth

8 paintings en grisalle. From The New York Times , March 19, 1910: "A recent American novel, Mr. Thomas Nelson Page’s “John Marvel...

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Catherine Arturi Parilla, Pino, Parilla, Catherine Arturi, Pino, Fine, Conoga Park, CA, Collector's Editions, 1998, 1st, 1885320021, 13 inches, 10.5 inches, x, 86 pages, over 54 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A collection of Pino's paintings, with commentary by Catherine Arturi Parilla. Includes over 54 color reproductions.

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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...


Edmund Peel, Joaquin Sorolla, Peel, Edmund, Sorolla, Joaquin, Fine, London, Sotheby's Publications, 1998, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 264 pages, 66 paintings and 30 oil sketches are reproduced in both color and black & white, plus 52 other illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

An excellent English-language monograph on Sorolla. This was the catalogue of the exhibition organized by the San Diego Museum of Art and the Instituto...

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