Golden Age Illustrators

 
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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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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Adolf Dehn & Lawrence Barrett, NF/VG+, Dehn & Lawrence Barrett, Adolf, American Artists Group, 1950, 1st, cloth

A comprehensive volume. Dehn writes about drawing on the stone in the first half of the book. Barrett explains printing from the stone in the second half....

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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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Illustration Magazine #65
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Very Fine, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2019, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, wraps, English

In this issue: We feature the work of COLES PHILLIPS, best known for his slick magazine illustrations and "fadeaway girl" covers for LIFE magazine,...

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Eugene Atget, VF, Atget, Eugene, J. Paul Getty Museum, 2000, 1st, French wraps, English

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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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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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Limited to 2000 copies, Very Fine (bright, flat, clean), J. Allen St. John, Richardson, Darrell C., St. John, J. Allen, Mid-America Publishers, 1991, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 112 pages, 10 color and 180 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

The primary reference on this artist.  Contents: Introduction. Books. Magazines. Miscellaneous. From the bookflap: Though not generally...

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J. C. Leyendecker (1974)
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Michael Schau, J. C. Leyendecker, Schau, Michael, Leyendecker, J. C., Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (mild wear to dustjacket), New York, Watson-Guptill, 1974, 1st, 0823027570, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 208 pages, 64 color plates, over 200 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This was for three decades the only major monograph on this great illustrator. It remains a major resource, one of only three books on the artist. Features...

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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...


Jaro Fabry, Fabry, Jaro, Very Fine, Neshannock, Pennsylvania, Hermes Press, 2008, 1st, 1932563156, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, over 150 color and black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the Publisher: During the Golden Age of Hollywood no illustrator chronicled the great stars better than Jaro Fabry. He was even engaged to one of...

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Jessie Wilcox Smith
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Jessie Wilcox Smith, Fine/Fine, Schnessel, S. Michael, Smith, Jessie Wilcox, Crowell, nd (circa 1978), 1st, cloth

A biography and career overview of this popular illustrator. Appendices with detailed listings of her illustrated books, magazine covers, illustrations,...

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John La Gatta: An Artist's Life
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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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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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John Sloan, NF without dust jacket as issued (spine label missing), Sloan, John, American Artists Group, 1945, Later, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

John Sloan was an ash can school painter and an associate of Robert Henri.

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John Sloan, VG+ without dust jacket as issued, Sloan, John, American Artists Group, 1945, Later, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

John Sloan was an ash can school painter and an associate of Robert Henri.

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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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Jose Segrelles, Segrelles, Jose, #646 of 3000 copies, Fine/Fine (four small scuffs to the dustjacket spine otherwise no wear, clean, bright, tight), Graficas Bormac, Valencia, Spain, 1986, 1st, 13.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 188 pages, 194 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, Spanish

This is the cleanest copy I've ever had! An excellent monograph on this magnificent Spanish painter-illustrator. He illustrated Poe's Tales of Mystery...

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Jose Segrelles, Segrelles, Jose, #295 of 3000 copies, Fine/Fine, Graficas Bormac, Valencia, Spain, 1986, 1st, 13.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 188 pages, 194 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, Spanish

The largest and best monograph on this magnificent Spanish painter-illustrator. He illustrated Poe's Tales of Mystery & Imagination, Wells' The War of...

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John Fleskes, Joseph Clement Coll, Fleskes, John, Coll, Joseph Clement, From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Near Fine (corners lightly rubbed, three dents and one light thumbdent to the back cover, tight,, Flesk, Santa Cruz, CA, 2003, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 168 pages, over 200 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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John Fleskes, Joseph Clement Coll, Fleskes, John, Coll, Joseph Clement, The hardbound edition limited to 800 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Flesk, Santa Cruz, CA, 2003, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 168 pages, over 220 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The second monograph devoted to the art of pen & ink master Joseph Clement Coll. Over 220 illustrations. Out of print in softcover and hardcover. This...

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John Fleskes, Joseph Clement Coll, Fleskes, John, Coll, Joseph Clement, The hardbound edition limited to 800 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Flesk, Santa Cruz, CA, 2003, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 168 pages, over 220 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, 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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Juan And Juanita
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VG (shelf wear, lower edge rubbed, boards peeking through at lower corners, interior sound), Gustaf Tenggren, Baylor, Frances Courtenay, Tenggren, Gustaf, Houghton Mifflin, 1926, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 300 pages, 5 color plates, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid plate, English

The story of two Mexican siblings captured by Indians; after four years of captivity, they escape and make their way home. A children’s novel about...

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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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Roger Avermaete, #526 of 1000 copies, NF (fragile item, very sound, partly uncut), Avermaete, Roger, Dorbon Aine, 1928, 1st, wraps

"Illustrated with 239 woodcuts, 230 in black & white and nine in color, by various artists, of which 177 from the original blocks. Standard study...

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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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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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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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Charles Dana Gibson, Gibson, Charles Dana, Near Fine (only light wear to the corners, and a bit of mild spotting on the covers and edges) in a Very Good box (box lid is worn around the edges, has split along some of the seams, and has two pieces missing from the side panels), Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1897, 1st, 11.75 inches, 17.75 inches, 72 pages, 53 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

This is a first printing of this collection of Charles Dana Gibson's illustrations of the people and scenes of London during the year that he spent in...

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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, German, English

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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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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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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Noel Daniel, Mike Caveney, Jim Steinmeyer, Ricky Jay, Daniel, Mike Caveney, Jim Steinmeyer, Ricky Jay, Noel, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (some indentations to the rear panel of the dustjacket), Koln, Germany, Taschen, 2009, 1st, 9783836509770, 17.75 inches, 12 inches, 650 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English, French, German

This is the oversize 12 x 17 inch original edition first printing, unabridged, with over 100 pages removed from subsequent printings. From the publisher:...

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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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Marvin D. Cone, VF/VF, Czestochowski, Joseph S, Cone, Marvin D., Dutton, 1985, 1st, cloth

"Marvin Cone did not fit the popular conception of an artist; neither did he share a sense of mission about regionalism. He was highly respected by his...

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Fred Taraba, Taraba, Fred, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2011, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 432 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A big beautiful must-have book. From the publisher: From 1989 to 2001, author Fred Taraba was a regular contributor to the graphic arts publication,...

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Harvey Dunn, Dunn, Harvey, Very Fine, Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockridge, MA, 2015, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, 35 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Exclusive companion catalog to the Norman Rockwell Museum exhibition Masters of the Golden Age: Harvey Dunn and His Students features...

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William Stout, Joseph Clement Coll, Stout, William, Coll, Joseph Clement, #709 of 950 numbered copies signed by the compiler Wm Stout, Near Fine (upper rear corner rubbed otherwise Fine), Pasadena, CA, Terra Nova, 2001, 1st, 0971271623, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 60 pages, 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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Max Von Poosch: Leben Und Werk
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NF/VG+, Max Poosch, Trautzl, Viktor, Poosch, Max, Das Bergland-Buch, 1958, Hardcover, cloth, German

20th century German painter.

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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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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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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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Laurence S. Cutler, Judy Goffman Cutler, Maxfield Parrish, Cutler, Judy Goffman Cutler, Laurence S., Parrish, Maxfield, Fine/Fine, Rohnert Park, Pomegranate Communications, Inc., 1995, 3rd, 9780876545997, 0876545991, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 164 pages, over 130 color plates and more than 30 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather, English

From the jacket flap: Maxfield Parrish has long been considered one of the greatest American illustrators of the twentieth century. In the early 1920s,...

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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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Fine/VG+ price-clipped dust jacket, Maxfield Parrish, Skeeters, Paul W., Parrish, Maxfield, Chartwell, c1973, Hardcover, cloth, English

"One of the greatest and best loved artists of the early 20th century, Maxfield Parrish (1870 – 1966) has become a classic figure representing the...

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Alma Gilbert, Maxfield Parrish, Gilbert, Alma, Parrish, Maxfield, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear), Berkeley, CA, Ten Speed Press, 1995, 2nd, 978-1-58008-329-4, 0898157846, 12.75 inches, 10.5 inches, 248 pages, 170 color plates, 35 original black & white photographs, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: Luminous landscapes. Stunning scenery. Courageous colors. All this and more describes the amazing body of work by one of America's...

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