Golden Age Illustrators

 
Norman Rockwell, Rockwell, Norman, Very Good+ (some slight wear to the edges, left edge somewhat unevenly trimmed), New York, 1933, 1st, 14 inches, 11 inches, color

A gorgeous Norman Rockwell cover from the August 5, 1933 issue of The Saturday Evening Post, volume 206, number 6. This is an actual vintage cover from...

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Penrhyn Stanlaws, Stanlaws, Penrhyn, Very Good+ (some slight wear to the edges, left edge somewhat unevenly trimmed), New York, 1930, 1st, 14 inches, 11 inches, color

A dreamy Penrhyn Stanlaws cover from the August 19, 1933 issue of The Saturday Evening Post, volume 206, number 8. This is an actual vintage cover from...

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Norman Rockwell, Rockwell, Norman, Very Good+ (some slight wear to the edges, left edge somewhat unevenly trimmed), New York, 1934, 1st, 14 inches, 11 inches, color

A delightful Norman Rockwell cover from the September 22, 1934 issue of The Saturday Evening Post, volume 207, number 12. This is an actual vintage cover...

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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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Limited to 550 copies. This copy is signed by the author., Scratch to spine otherwise Near Fine, John F., Jr Apgar, Frank Schoonover, Apgar, John F., Jr, Schoonover, Frank, 1969, 1st, 8.9 inches, 11.4 inches, 72 pages, 28 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth with an onlaid plate, English

A bibliography of the Brandywine painter-illustrator, Frank E. Schoonover (1877-1972). Privately printed in 1969. With 28 black & white...

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John Edward Dell, Walt Reed, N.C. Wyeth, et al, Edward Dell, Walt Reed, John, Wyeth, et al, N.C., Fine in Fine dustjacket, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, 2000, 1st, 12.3 inches, 9.5 inches, 130 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

A collection of paintings by N.C. Wyeth, Howard Pyle, Harvey Dunn, Frank Schoonover, Philip R. Goodwin and Dean Cornwell.  From the publisher: As...

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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #100 of 1350 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, about 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's illus for Weird Tales 1936-39. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original printer's proofs. From the dustjacket:...

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The Third Book of Virgil Finlay
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #186 of 1300 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, about 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's pre-1955 pulp illustrations. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork. From the dustjacket: This...

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The Second Book of Virgil Finlay
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #211 of 1300 copies, Fine in Near Fine price-clipped dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1978, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, over 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's 1940-1955 pulp illustrations. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork, the majority reproduced the same...

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Douglas Allen, Douglas Allen, Jr, N. C. Wyeth, Allen, Douglas Allen, Jr, Douglas, Wyeth, N. C., Very Good+ (mild rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners, interior Fine) lacking dustjacket, Bonanza, New York, circa 1972, 2nd, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 335 pages, over 360 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The primary reference on N. C. Wyeth. A biography and a 1200-entry, illustrated, complete bibliography. Later reprints omit the 143-page bibliography and...

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Rene Gruau (1984)
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Rene Gruau, Gruau, Rene, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (mild shelfwear, dustjacket edgeworn), Paris, Herscher, 1984, 1st, 9782733500828, 11.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, 74 full-page color plates, Hardcover, boards, French

74 full-page color plates representing the best and most iconic works by the most celebrated French illustrator/poster artist/designer of the twentieth...

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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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Near Fine (light shelwear), Will South, Guy Rose, South, Will, Rose, Guy, Oakland Museum/Irvine Museum, 1995, 1st, 14 inches, 10 inches, 188 pages, 130 color plates, 30 black & white illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

This is the only art book devoted to Guy Rose, painter of California coastal landscapes.

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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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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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Patricia Janis Broder, Dean Cornwell, Broder, Patricia Janis, Cornwell, Dean, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (previous owner's name written small on the front free endpaper and lined out in black marker, light shelfwear, small tears at the head of the dustjacket spine), Collectors Press, Portland, OR, 2000, 1st thus, 10.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 240 pages, 63 color plates, 236 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the dustjacket: "Dean Cornwell, in his magazine and book illustrations, posters, calendar art, and advertising art recaptured decade by decade the...

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Lucinda Gosling, Fortunino Matania, Gosling, Lucinda, Matania, Fortunino, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, London, Book Palace, 2016, 1st, 9781907081309, 13 inches, 10 inches, 340 pages, over 750 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: This is the ultimate art book featuring one of the most talented and respected illustrators of the 20th Century. This is the first...


Lucinda Gosling, Fortunino Matania, Gosling, Lucinda, Matania, Fortunino, Limited to 100 copies slipcased and signed by the author, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, London, Book Palace, 2016, 1st, 9781907081385, 13 inches, 10 inches, 342 pages, over 750 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

The Ultra Deluxe Slipcased edition was limited to just 100 copies worldwide (with just 60 made available to public) and sold out instantly. It is...

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Fortunino Matania, Matania, Fortunino, Very Fine, London, Book Palace, 2016, 1st, 9781907081323, 11 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: The Illustration Art Gallery presents 96 glorious pages of original Matania art and prints with OVER 250 IMAGES (including some...

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Nicolai Fechin
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Mary N. Balcomb, Nicolai Fechin, Balcomb, Mary N., Fechin, Nicolai, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Fechin Art Reproductions, San Cristobal, 1975, Later, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 192 pages, more than 60 paintings reproduced in color, 100 drawings and photographs in black & white, hardcover, cloth, English

A major monograph on this Russian painter who emigrated to America living in New York, Taos, New Mexico, and California. Foreword by his daughter Eya Fechin...

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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 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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Gregory Benford, Benford, Gregory, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Hearst Books, 2010, 2nd, 9781588168221, 9.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the inside flap: Between 1903 and 1969, scientists and other experts made hundreds of predictions in Popular Mechanics magazine about what the...

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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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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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Lanning, ed. Aldrich, Aldrich, Lanning, ed., Near Fine, New York, Ballantine, 1975, 3rd, 0345294521, 9 inches, 11 inches, 98 pages, 46 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

45 full-page color plates of Charles M. Russell paintings.

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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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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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VG (edges rubbed, boards showing at corners, studio stamps on endpapers, internally VG+), Art Directors Club, 1923, 1st, cloth spine

245 entries from 124 artists, including: Ralph Barton,  Franklin Booth,  Charles Livingston Bull,  Dean Cornwell, ...

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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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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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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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H. M. Alexander, VG+ (upper corners lightly bumped, "G. Legman -1938-" neatly written on front free end paper, a tight, clean copy), Alexander, H. M, Knight, 1938, 1st, cloth

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The American Scene
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Matthew Baigell, Fine/NF, Baigell, Matthew, Praeger, 1974, 1st, cloth

"American painting of the 1930's." "Shortly after the Crash of 1929, revulsion from European art and culture and revived interest in rural and regional...

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The Art Of Painting In Pastel
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J. Littlejohns and L. Richmond, Ray Sholes copy with his signature on the FEP, VG+/Good (edges slightly rubbed), Richmond, J. Littlejohns and L., Pitman, circa 1927, cloth

Beautiful pastel paintings. With a color frontis and introduction by Frank Brangwyn.

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#570 of 900 copies. 13 autographs on verso of the front free end paper including Clare Briggs and Loren Stout, VG (edges rubbed, boards showing at corners), 1928, 1st, decorative boards

Art by Cornwell, Orson Lowell, Morgan, Fancher, Loren Stout, La Gatta, Harrison Cady, Irvin, Crosby, Cooper, Sheridan, James Montgomery Flagg, Gordon Grant,...

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Pen Drawing And Pen Draughtsmen
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Joseph Pennell, NF (light shelfwear, neat previous owner's name on front free end paper), Pennell, Joseph, MacMillan, 1920, 1st, cloth

"Pen drawing and pen draughtsmen, their work and their methods: a study of the art today with technical suggestions by Joseph Pennell N.A." A survey of...

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VF, Howard Lowery, 1995, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

Lists 196 lots, fully illustrated. Realized price list laid in.

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The Hawaiian Shirt
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H. Thomas Steele, VF, Steele, H. Thomas, Abbeville, 1984, 8th, pictorial boards


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Walt and Roger Reed, Fine/VG (dustjacket spine faded, two tears), Reed, Walt and Roger, Madison Square Press, 1984, 1st, cloth

Illustrations and biographies of 460 artists. The number one reference book in any illustration library. Recently revised and updated with almost entirely...

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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 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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Millard Sheets, VG+, Sheets, Millard, Kennedy Galleries, 1980, 1st, wraps

"Millard Sheets takes us on a pictorial tour of the world through the far-flung settings and spacious formats of his paintings. "An affirmation of life...

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

Six plates reproducing six stages in the creation of "Friendly Criticism" a drawing in Russian charcoal. A 12 page booklet profiles the artist's...

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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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Everett Shinn 1876 - 1953
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Everett Shinn, Fine/Fine, DeShazo, Edith, Shinn, Everett, Clarkson N. Potter, 1974, 1st, cloth spine

Everett Shinn was a painter of the Ashcan School as well as an illustrator. From the dustjacket: "Everett Shinn, born in 1876 in Woodstown, New...

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Don Quijote De La Mancha
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Corners bumped otherwise VF, Jose Segrelles, Cervantes, Miguel, Segrelles, Jose, Espasa, 2002, 1st, Hardcover, leather, Spanish


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How To Be A Motorist
  $35.00
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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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