Golden Age Illustrators

 
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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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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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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Howard Pyle, Pyle, Howard, Very Fine, Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, PA, 1998, 2nd, 11.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 136 pages, 36 color illustrations, most full-page, and 100 black & white illustrations, many full-page, softcover, wraps, English

The companion catalogue to the exhibition at the Brandywine River Museum in 1998. This book illustrates the entire collection of 68 oil paintings and...

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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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Al Parker, Parker, Al, All the pages are present including all the color plates. Pages are clean. Ringholes show only very light wear. The one-page assignment sheet is missing, but a facsimile is included. The binder is clean, showing only light wear., Institute of Commercial Art, Westport, CT, 1949, 1st, 14 inches, 12 inches, 192 pages, 4 color and over 500 black & white illustrations, printed custom binder, English

"America's most famous artists have spent a lot of their time, thought and energy in putting down for you in words and pictures all the ideas and methods...

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Al Parker, Parker, Al, Near Fine in Near Fine binder. All the pages are present including all the color plates. Pages are clean. Ringholes show only mild to moderate wear, with a number of ringholes torn on the early pages. The binder is lightly worn along the edges and seams., Institute of Commercial Art, Westport, CT, 1949, 1st, 14 inches, 12 inches, 192 pages, 4 color and over 500 black & white illustrations, printed custom binder, English

This copy belonged to Edwin Eberman, with his name engraved on the binder. Together with Albert Dorne, Edwin Eberman was a co-founder of the Famous Artists...

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Al Parker, Parker, Al, Very Good+ in Very Good+ binder. The binder is moderately worn along the edges and seams, and has a mild bump to the top of the spine., Institute of Commercial Art, Westport, CT, 1949, 1st, 14 inches, 12 inches, 192 pages, 4 color and over 500 black & white illustrations, printed custom binder, English

A complete copy with wear from use as well as storage (some folds and creases, torn or stressed ringholes, age toning, rust stains, other mild staining,...

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Jon Whitcomb, Whitcomb, Jon, Near Fine in Very Good binder. Except for the first page which has a small blue stain, the pages are clean with only slight toning. Ringholes show only very light wear and rust stains. The binder is worn., Institute of Commercial Art, Westport, CT, 1949, 1st, 14 inches, 12 inches, 142 pages, 1 double-page color illustration and over 400 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, printed custom binder, English

"America's most famous artists have spent a lot of their time, thought and energy in putting down for you in words and pictures all the ideas and methods...

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Robert Fawcett, Fawcett, Robert, Near Fine in Near Fine binder. All the pages are present including all the color plates. Pages are clean. Ringholes show only very light wear. The tracing paper page and two color plates are Fine. The one-page assignment sheet is missing, but a facsimile , Institute of Commercial Art, Westport, CT, 1949, 1st, 14 inches, 12 inches, 174 pages, 306 black & white illustrations, 2 color plates, Hardcover, printed custom binder, English

A very sharp copy of this rare and sought-after volume. "America's most famous artists have spent a lot of their time, thought and energy in putting...

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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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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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Henry C. Pitz, Howard Pyle, Pitz, Henry C., Pyle, Howard, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Clarkson N. Potter, New York, 1975, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.4 inches, viii, 248 pages, 39 color and 165 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A first edition/printing of the major monograph on Pyle written by fellow illustrator and illustration historian Henry Pitz. Includes 39 color and 165 black...

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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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Ashley Halsey, Jr, Halsey, Jr, Ashley, Signed by the previous owner artist Jack Rickard along the top of the title page and an exlibris on the front free endpaper. From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Very Good+ (light shelfwear), Arlington House, Boston, 1951, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9 inches, xii, 160 pages, over 350 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This copy had a double association having previously belonged to two Mad-men: Jack Rickard AND Nick Meglin! This is signed by Rickard and includes a...

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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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Illustration Magazine #72
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Very Fine, The Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2021, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

This issue covers three artists: - Frank Fruzyna (33 pages with 5 color and 33 black & white illustrations). - C. C. Beall (20 pages with 37 color...

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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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Stanislav Szukalski, Szukalski, Stanislav, Inscribed by the artist, Very Good (front cover torn, moderate wear to covers, staining to the back cover, mild wrinking to the first three pages, binding and interior sound), Glenn Bray, Sylmar, 1982, 1st, 12.25 inches, 11 inches, 94 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This copy is inscribed by Szukalski: "To Dear / Jim Hickey / With Good wishes / [undecipherable] gifted / Szukalski" It is inscribed to then Hanna-Barbera...

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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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James Montgomery Flagg
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Susan E Meyer, James Montgomery Flagg, Meyer, Susan E, Flagg, James Montgomery, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (dustjacket edgeworn with several tears and chips), 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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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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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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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 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: An American View
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John Sloan, Sloan, John, Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Kraushaar Galleries, New York, 2008, 1st, 8.5 inches, 11 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

An illustrated catalogue prepared for the Krushaar Galleries' 2008 exhibition of work by John Sloan. 23 color plates and 9 etchings, plus photos of Sloan....

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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, #766 of 3000 copies, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (mild reading wear, binding sound but not tight), Graficas Bormac, Valencia, Spain, 1986, 1st, 13.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 188 pages, 194 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, Spanish

An excellent monograph on this magnificent Spanish painter-illustrator. He illustrated Poe's Tales of Mystery & Imagination, Wells' The War of the...

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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, The hardbound edition limited to 800 copies, Upper corners bumped otherwise Fine in Fine dustjacket, 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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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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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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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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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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Leon Gaspard
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Leon Gaspard, Gaspard, Leon, Very Good+ (mild wear, generally flat, tight, clean), Fenn Galleries, Santa Fe, NM, 1981, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 12 pages, 20 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

The catalog to a 1981 exhibition of Leon Gaspard (1882-1964) paintings at Forrest Fenn's gallery in Santa Fe with 20 color illustrations. Introduction by...

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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 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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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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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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Ludwig Hohlwein (1926)
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Ludwig Hohlwein, Frenzel, H. K, Hohlwein, Ludwig, Very Good+ (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 inches, 10 inches, 226 pages, 69 color and over 250 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, 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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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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