Golden Age Illustrators

 
Mabel Dwight, Fine/Fine, Robinson and John Pirog, Susan Barnes, Dwight, Mabel, Smithsonian Institution, 1997, 1st, cloth

"Characterized as a keen observer of the comedie humaine, Mabel Dwight (1875-1955) emerged as a lithographer at the age of 52 and became one of the most...

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John Sloan, Fine/NF price-clipped dust jacket (light edge wear to dust jacket), Scott, David, Sloan, John, Watson Guptill, 1975, 1st, cloth

A biography and comprehensive career overview of this urban realist, a painter of what became known as "The Ash Can School." Written by an art historian at...

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Alex Schomburg, Very Fine, 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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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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Eggenhofer: The Pulp Years
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John M Carroll, Nick Eggenhofer, Carroll, John M, Eggenhofer, Nick, Near Fine/Very Good (dustjacket worn and torn), Old Army Press, Ft. Collins, CO, 1975, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 146 pages, 8 color and over 100 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: "Eggenhoffer called the "Dean of Western Illustrators", with a foreword by Michael Koury and an introduction by Jeff Dykes, the story...

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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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Manuel Auad, Henry Patrick Raleigh, Auad, Manuel, Raleigh, Henry Patrick, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Auad Publishing, San Francisco, 2017, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 128 pages, about 125 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Henry Patrick Raleigh (1880-1944) was one of the most prolific artists of the early nineteenth century. His work defined the jazz age and the roaring...

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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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Heath Robinson Advertising
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Geoffrey Beare, W. Heath Robinson, Beare, Geoffrey, Robinson, W. Heath, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (four tiny spots to the top edge otherwise Fine, light wear to dustjacket), Bellew Publishing, London, 1992, 9781857250398, 9.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 192 pages, almost 200 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

In this remarkable book, Geoffrey Beare has tracked down and, for the first time, catalogued all the available information on Heath Robinson's commercial...

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From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Near Fine (bump to the head of the spine causing a crease one half inch from the top, light wear to the top right corner, otherwise flat, tight, clean), Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. / JVJ Publishing, Palo Alto, CA, 2010, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 106 pages, over 200 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

From the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of Nick Meglin"...

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Joseph Urban
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John Loring, Joseph Urban, Loring, John, Urban, Joseph, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Abrams, 2010, 1st, 978-0-8109-9026-5, 11.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

200 color drawings, illustrations, paintings, renderings, and stage sets, nearly half of which have never been published. From the publisher: Joseph...

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Peter Clapham Sheppard: His Life and Work
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Tom Smart, Peter Clapham Sheppard, Smart, Tom, Sheppard, Peter Clapham, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket), Richmond Hill, ON, Firefly Books, 2018, 1st, 9780228100782, 11.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 240 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"The book comes alive through images of urban scenes in Toronto, Montreal, and New York. The depictions of snowy 1920s Montreal in particular, with their...

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Joanna Ebenstein, Ebenstein, Joanna, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Laurence King, London, 2020, 9781786275714, 10.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 272 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: "There's a fine line between the horrible and the sublime, and Joanna Ebenstein's Anatomica: The Exquisite and Unsettling Art of...

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S. J. Perelman, Al Hirschfeld, Perelman, S. J., Hirschfeld, Al, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (lightly rubbed spine ends and corners, binding tight, covers and pages clea, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1948, 5th, 8.8 inches, 6.75 inches, 159 pages, 43 two-color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An account of humorist-playwright S. J. Perelman and artist-caricaturist Al Hirschfeld's real-life round-the-world cruise following a Broadway flop. The...

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Nick Meglin, Meglin, Nick, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (corners very sharp, previous owner's name written on the front free endpaper, interior Fine, dustjacket edgeworn with several small nicks and tears), Watson-Guptill, New York, 1973, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.7 inches, 160 pages, over 150 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Profusely illustrated interviews with Sergio Aragones, Paul Coker, Jack Davis, Mort Drucker, Johnny Hart, Al Jaffee, Bob Jones, Norman Rockwell, Arnold...

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Charles R. Knight, Knight, Charles R., Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Indiana Univ. Press, Bloomington, 2001, 1st, 8.75 inches, 10.5 inches, xxiv, 70 pages, 33 full-page illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Featuring 33 finished pencil drawings by Charles R. Knight. From the publisher: First published in 1946 Charles R. Knight's "Life Through the Ages"...

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James Montgomery Flagg
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Susan E. Meyer, James Montgomery Flagg, Meyer, Susan E., Flagg, James Montgomery, Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (dustjacket lightly edgeworn with two small tears), 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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Antonis Antoniou, Steven Heller, Antoniou, Steven Heller, Antonis, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Abrams, 2021, 1st, 9781419747601, 11.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 240 pages, over 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

As illustrators, one conveys information visually. This is a feast of visual interpretations--or visualizations--of information. Entertaining, inspirational...

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Very Fine, George & Eileen Soper, Soper, George & Eileen, Chris Beetles, 1995, 0871136466, Softcover, wraps, English

537 prints by George Soper (1870 - 1942) and 166 by Eileen Soper (1905 - 90).

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Maxfield Parrish 1870 - 1966
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Maxfield Parrish, VF/Fine, Yount, Sylvia, Parrish, Maxfield, Abrams, 1999, 1st, cloth, English

Includes previously unpublished color illustrations.

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

Six plates reproducing six stages in the creation of "Prosperity" a drawing in conte crayon. A 12-page booklet profiles the artist's personality and work...

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

Six plates reproducing six stages in the creation of "On Tour" a pencil drawing. A 12-page booklet profiles the artist's personality and work (including...

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

Six plates reproducing six stages in the creation of "A Canadian Camp Fire" an oil painting in black and white. A 12 page booklet profiles the artist's...

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Frank Reaugh, VF/VF, Weismann, Donald L., Reaugh, Frank, Texas A&M University Press, 1985, 1st, cloth, English

Pastels and plein-air oil paintings of the Texas landscape and longhorn cattle. Number seven in the Joe and Betty Moore Texas Art Series.

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The Bridge
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Frank Brangwyn, VG+ (some fraying to top of spine, Previous owner's name on front free end paper), Brangwyn and Christian Barman, Frank, Brangwyn, Frank, John Lane/Dodd Mead, 1926, 1st, cloth

This book collecting 22 pen drawings and 24 watercolor paintings of bridges all over Europe and as far as the Middle East and Russia. This is subtitled "A...

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Lorser Feitelson Drawings
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Fine (one page has a 2 inch tear in manufacturing otherwise Very Fine), Lorser Feitelson, Longstreet, Stephen, Feitelson, Lorser, Los Angeles Art Association, 1979, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

"On Classic Themes and Others." Lorser Feitelson (1898-1978) was a world-class painter as well as an instructor of drawing at Art Center. This is the only...

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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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Very Good+ (moderate shelfwear, rubbing at the corners, flat, tight, and unread), 1994, 1st, Softcover, wraps

"Crimes 'n' Gals in the USA: A Pictorial History 1930s-1960s." An excellent collection of pin-up art. Chapters on comic strips (55 illus), comic books (63...

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Hiroshi Unno, Harry Clarke, Unno, Hiroshi, Clarke, Harry, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, PIE, Tokyo, 2014, 4756245099, 10.2 inches, 7.5 inches, 288 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English, Japanese

The one-and-only comprehensive collection of Harry Clarke's complete works. From the publisher: Harry Clarke was an Irish stained-glass artist and...

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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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Alex Chun, Russell Patterson, Chun, Alex, Patterson, Russell, Mild bump to corner, otherwise Very Fine (new and unread) with Very Fine obi band, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2006, 1st, 9781560977377, 156097737X, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 184 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Over 200 illustrations compiled by co-editor Shane Glines. The long biographical essay is by our pal, Armando Mendez. From the publisher: Imagine...


Ralph & Keith S. Gardner Lewis, Sir William Russell Flint, Lewis, Ralph & Keith S. Gardner, Flint, Sir William Russell, Very Good+ (mild wear), Frost and Reed / Christopher Wade, London, 1977, 1st, 13.5 inches, 11 inches, 40 pages, 31 color and 2 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Sir William Russell Flint (1880-1969) was a member of the Royal Academy and renown in his lifetime for his book illustration, watercolors, and female nudes....

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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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Fridolf Johnson, Rockwell Kent, Johnson, Fridolf, Kent, Rockwell, From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Very Good+ (light shelfwear and rubbing to the lower front corner of the cover, interior Fine, flat, tight, clean), Dover, New York, 1976, 1st, 11.2 inches, 8.4 inches, xiv, 130 pages, 231 illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

From the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of Nick Meglin"...

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Hiroshi Unno, Alphonse Mucha, Unno, Hiroshi, Mucha, Alphonse, Very Fine in a Fine dustjacket, Pie International, Tokyo, 2017, 9784756247896, 10.2 inches, 7.25 inches, 360 pages, over 400 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: A collection of Mucha's romantic art, including 370 decorative paintings and his masterpiece, the 'Slav Epic' Alphonse Mucha...

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Harvey Dunn, Reed, Walt, Dunn, Harvey, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light bumps to the extremities, otherwise a new unread copy), Flesk, Santa Cruz, 2010, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 304 pages, 294 color and 73 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

The definitive book on this powerful painter, illustrator, and teacher! Harvey Dunn was one of twentieth century America’s most powerful...

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Reid Stewart Austin, George Petty, Austin, Reid Stewart, Petty, George, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, 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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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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S. J. Perelman, Al Hirschfeld, Perelman, S. J., Hirschfeld, Al, Near Fine in Very Good+ price-clipped dustjacket (spine ends and corners sharp, binding tight, covers and pages clea, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1948, 2nd, 8.8 inches, 6.75 inches, 159 pages, 43 two-color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An account of humorist-playwright Perelman and artist-caricaturist Hirschfeld's real-life round-the-world cruise following a Broadway flop. The author...

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Tanks and How to Draw Them...
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Terence Cuneo, Cuneo, Terence, Very Good+ (light wear, sharp corners), Studio, London, 1943, 1st revised 1945, 6.8 inches, 5.5 inches, 64 pages, 86 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A scarce--and fascinating--title in the Studio's excellent How to Draw series. First published in 1943, it was revised and reprinted in 1945 to incorporate...

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Mark Connelly, John Held Jr., Connelly, Mark, Held, Jr., John, Near Fine in Very Good price-clipped dustjacket (book clean, corners shar, Stephen Greene Press, Brattleboro, VT, 1972, 1st, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 144 pages, 117 illustrations, 38 pages in color, hardcover, cloth, English

Still the best collection of this artist's work to date. This monograph coincided with a major traveling retrospective and covers all aspects of Held's...


James Montgomery Flagg
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Susan E. Meyer, James Montgomery Flagg, Meyer, Susan E., Flagg, James Montgomery, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light dustjacket wear), 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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Life - February 9, 1928
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Very Good, Russell Patterson, Patterson, Russell, February 9, 1928, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 32, color cover by Patterson of two passionate lovers with two cupids looking on, Centerspread by CD Gibson, Spot illustrations by Patterson (2), John Held (4), FG Cooper, Norman Lynd, others, Softcover, color wraps, English

Color cover by Russell Patterson of two passionate lovers with two cupids looking on. Centerspread by Charles Dana Gibson. Spot illustrations by...

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The Boss Of Little Arcady
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Rose Cecil O'Neill, VG, Willson, Harry Leon, O'Neill, Rose Cecil, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1905, pictorial cloth, English

Contents: The Book of Colonel Potts I. How the Boss won his Title II. The Golden Day of Colonel Potts III. The Perfect Lover IV. Dreams and Wakings V. A...

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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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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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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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