Golden Age Illustrators

 
Near Fine/Good (topedge lightly spotted, interior tight & clean, dustjacket edgeworn with a razor slice on the front panel), Dong Kingman, Caen, Herb, Kingman, Dong, Doubleday, 1967, 3rd, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 192 pages, 41 full-color paintings, 29 two-color and 40 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A tribute to one of the world's greatest cities by the longtime San Francisco columnist Herb Caen and the artist most closely aligned with this city Dong...

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Saracinesca (1899) 2 Volume Set
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Orson Lowell, Crawford, F. Marion, Lowell, Orson, Near Fine. A very sharp copy, Macmillan, New York, 1899, 1st, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, ix, 376 + vii, 346, 12 photogravure plates, 88 black & white text illustrations and decorations, Hardcover, decorative cloth, English

Orson Lowell's most famous illustrated book. Lowell was one of the great turn-of-the-century pen & ink illustrators and a Society of Illustrators Hall...

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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, 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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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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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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Sing A Song Of Safety
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Very Good (some stains & wear), Rose O'Neill, O'Neill, Rose, Irving Caesar, 1937, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 72 pages, black & white, 16 pages in color, Softcover, spiralbound, English

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Sir William Russell Flint, Flint, Sir William Russell, Fine/Very Good+ (clean, bright & tight, dustjacket slightly spotted & edgeworn), Collins, London, 1950, 1st, 14.25 inches, 10.5 inches, 188 pages, 134 color and monochrome photogravure plates, Hardcover, cloth, English

A beautiful collection of lovely femmes drawn by Sir William Russell Flint. 134 drawings in all, with descriptive notes by the artist for each. Four...

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Sketch Me, Berta Hummel!
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Berta Hummel, VG ex-library copy, Wiegand, Sister M. Gonsalva, Hummel, Berta, Grail, 1951, 2nd, cloth

The biography of Sister Berta Hummel, creator of the Hummel figures.

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Charles Dana Gibson, Gibson, Charles Dana, Very Good+ (moderate rubbing to spine ends and corners, cloth peeking through at lower corners, an above average copy of this fragile item, covers are clean, binding is sound, a nice copy), R. H. Russell & John Lane, New York & London, 1898, 1901 printing, 11.75 inches, 17.75 inches, 88 pages, 84 full-page black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

"This is the third book in a regular series of Mr. Gibson's published drawings... Each book contains eighty-four of Mr. Gibson's best cartoons, and all are...

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Slightly Sour Grapes
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Evelyne Love Cooper, Russell Patterson, Gilbert Bundy, Abner Dean, Cooper, Evelyne Love, Patterson, Gilbert Bundy, Abner Dean, Russell, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, James Collins, New York, 1934, 1st, 7.5 inches, 5.25 inches, 64 pages, 23 black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

From the pages of Judge, Life, Ballyhoo, and University, light verse about urban sophisticates. With 15 illustrations by Patterson, 4 by Gilvert Bundy, 3 by...

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Sorolla: The Masterworks
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Very Fine/Very Fine, Joaquin Sorolla, Pons-Sorolla, Blanca, Sorolla, Joaquin, Rizzoli, 2012, 1st, 9780847839339, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: A new survey of the best works by the elusive and spectacular Spanish Impressionist Joaquín Sorolla. Often compared to his...

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Sorolla: The Masterworks
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Blanca Pons-Sorolla, Joaquin Sorolla, Pons-Sorolla, Blanca, Sorolla, Joaquin, Very Fine/Very Fine, Skira Rizzoli, New York, 2012, 978-0-8478-3933-9, 11.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 224 pages, over 100 color and many black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

About This Book A new survey of the best works by the elusive and spectacular Spanish Impressionist Joaquín Sorolla. Often compared to his...

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Sport Drawings
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Percy Crosby, This is out of series of a limited run of 1000 signed numbered copies, but this copy is neither signed nor numbered, Fine in a VG+ slipcase. A bright pristine copy of this book., Crosby, Percy, Percy Crosby, 1933, 1st, cloth with onlaid plate

Crosby's most elaborate self-published book is this collection. Six color plates and 43 monochrome plates of drawings in charcoal, watercolor, oil,...

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Natori Shunsen, Shunsen, Natori, Fine, Canberra, National Gallery of Australia, 2012, 1st, 9780642334275, 9 inches, 9 inches, 144 pages, over 150 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the back cover: Stars of the Tokyo Stage celebrates the glamor of kabuki theater amid the dynamic atmosphere of Japan in the 1920s and 30s....

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Joseph Homme, Cheryl Homme, Homme, Cheryl Homme, Joseph, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light edge wear to dustjacket), Portland, OR, Collector's Press, 2002, 1st, 9781888054712, 11.5 inches, 11.25 inches, 208 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Remember hiding under the covers and being swept away by a fantastical tale while clutching a flashlight? Sure, it...

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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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Stuart Davis
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Stuart Davis, NF/VG+ (remainder mark on bottom edge, some edgewear to dustjacket), Rylands, Philip, Davis, Stuart, Bulfinch, 1997, 1st, cloth

“Accompanying the only American showings of an exhibition devoted to the painter Stuart Davis (1892 - 1964) at Washington’s National Museum of...

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Gus Bofa, Bofa, Gus, Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Cornelius, Paris, 2003, 1st, 6.5 inches, 5.75 inches, 128 pages, 40 color and 15 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, French

Syntheses Litteraires was originally published in 1923. A collection of witty full color portraits of famous authors including Zola, Schopenhauer,...

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The A. B. Frost Book
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A. B. Frost, NF/VG+ (top edge foxed, corners slightly bumped), Reed, Henry M, Frost, A. B., Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1967, 1st, cloth

An illustrated biography of the artist. The emphasis here is on his sporting paintings rather than his pen and ink illustrating career.

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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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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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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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Deborah Nevins and Robert A. M. Stern, VG+/NF, Nevins and Robert A. M. Stern, Deborah, Pantheon, 1979, 1st, cloth, English

" The Architect’s Eye is far more than a history of American architectural drawing. It is also a visual exploration of two centuries of American...


W. Herbert Dunton, VF/VF, Schimmel, Julie, Dunton, W. Herbert, University of Texas Press, 1984, 1st, cloth

The major monograph on this painter of wildlife and Western subjects and member of the Taos Society of Artists. Includes catalogue raisonné of...

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The Art of Allen Anderson
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David Saunders, Allen Anderson, Saunders, David, Anderson, Allen, Limited to 900 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Illustrated Press, Decatur, IL, 2019, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: This is the ultimate book on the work of pulp artist ALLEN ANDERSON. Known best for his covers for PLANET STORIES, DELL COMICS, spicy...

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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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Dan Zimmer, Dean Cornwell, Zimmer, Dan, Cornwell, Dean, #85 to 100 numbered copies signed by the author and slipcased, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2016, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 260 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This sought-after book has sold out two printings. This is a Mint still-in-the-shrinkwrap copy of the Special Edition. The book is signed and numbered by...

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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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Daniel Zimmer, Haddon Sundblom, Zimmer, Daniel, Sundblom, Haddon, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2018, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. Signed and numbered by the author on an insert book plate, presented in a red slipcase, and limited to 100 copies. From the...

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The Art of Harry Anderson
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Harry Anderson, Anderson, Harry, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Illustrated Press, 2018, 1st, 9780999513811, 12, 9, 224, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This spectacular new  book explores the life and work of illustrator Harry Anderson. This volume is printed in full color throughout and features over...

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John Held, and Jr
The Art Of John Held, Jr
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Fine, John Held, Jr, Held, Jr, John, Graham Gallery, 1969, 1st, 7 inches, 5 inches, 16 pages, 6 full-page black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

An exhibition catalogue which lists 74 pieces from a gallery show subsequent to the Smithsonian retrospective exhibition. One page chronology. One page essay.

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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 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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The Art of Rafael DeSoto
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David Saunders, Rafael DeSoto, Saunders, David, DeSoto, Rafael, Limited to 900 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Illustrated Press, Decatur, IL, 2019, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: This is the ultimate book on the life and work of pulp, paperback, and men's adventure magazine artist Rafael DeSoto. This...

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David Saunders, Rafael DeSoto, Saunders, David, DeSoto, Rafael, Limited to 100 numbered copies signed by the author and slipcased, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase, Illustrated Press, Decatur, IL, 2019, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the Deluxe Edition. The book is signed and numbered by the author and comes in a matching cloth slipcase. Limited to 100 copies. (The trade...

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

Six tipped-in plates reproducing six stages in the creation of "A Study of Strategy" a body-color drawing. A 12 page booklet profiles the artist's...

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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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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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The Big Book of Big Little Books
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Bill Borden, Borden, Bill, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Francisco, Chronicle, 1997, 1st, 9780811817417, 7.75 inches, 6.75 inches, 120 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the back cover: "In the thirties and forties a new breed of comic book hit the stands - spiffy miniature hardcover editions known as Big Little...

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The Biography Of A Boy
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Fine, Rose O'Neill, Bacon, Josephine Daskam, O'Neill, Rose, Harpers Bazar, nd (1900s), 1st, 10 inches, 7.25 inches, 10 pages, black & white, Softcover, English

Tearsheets from Harper's Bazaar, circa 1900 - 1920s. Chapter IV of a serial, "A Sequel to The Memoirs of a Baby" by Josephine Daskam Bacon, pages 993 -...

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Frank Brangwyn, GWTW art director Lyle Wheeler's copy. Signed by him on the half-title page and his unique blind stamp in the lower corner of the plates, Rebacked retaining the original cloth covers and spine. New endpapers. Text block VG., Brangwyn and Walter Shaw Sparrow, Frank, Brangwyn, Frank, John Lane, 1915, 3rd 1925, decorative cloth

This was Gone With the Wind art director Lyle Wheeler's copy. Signed by Lyle Wheeler on the half-title page, with his unique blind stamp in the lower...

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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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The Bridge
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Frank Brangwyn, VG+ (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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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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