Golden Age Illustrators

 
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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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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Jungle Tales
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Harry Rountree, Rountree, Harry, Very Good (wear and fraying to spine ends, wear to rear corners with boards showing, front corners sharp, spotting to edges and pages throughout), London, Frederick Warne, nd (1934), 9 inches, 7 inches, 164 pages, 6 color and 117 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The cover proclaims this "A Harry Rountree Book". This book both written & illustrated by Harry Rountree is filled with a wide variety of his trademark...

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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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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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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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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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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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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 Singer Sargent, NF/NF, Hills, Patricia, Sargent, John Singer, Whitney/Abrams, 1986, 1st, cloth

The catalogue for the exhibition at the Whitney Museum and the Art Institute of Chicago of Sargent's works in pencil, pastel, charcoal, watercolor, and oil....


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 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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Fine, Shelley Armitage, John Held Jr, Armitage, Shelley, Held, Jr, John, Syracuse University Press, 1987, 1st, 0815602383, 10 inches, 8 inches, xx, 221 pages, 12 color plates, 74 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From Publisher's Weekly: Illustrator of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tales of the Jazz Age, Held (1889-1958) popularized the image of the Roaring Twenties...

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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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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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J. C. Leyendecker (2008)
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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...

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

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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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Fine, Illustration House, 1995, 1st, wraps

164 pieces fully described and reproduced from the original art. 1/5 in color. J.C. Leyendecker cover. Realized price list laid in.

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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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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 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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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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Hermann Vogel Album 1
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Hermann Vogel, Vogel, Hermann, Very Fine, Belloloco, Angouleme, 2014, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8 inches, 48 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, French

"Extraits naturels de dessin a bords perdus" A collection of Hermann Vogel illustrations published between 1889 and 1895. Hermann Vogel was a late 19th...

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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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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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Harvey Dunn, Reed, Walt, Dunn, Harvey, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Flesk, Santa Cruz, 2010, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 304 pages, 294 color and 73 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English, 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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Brian M Kane, Hal Foster, Kane, Brian M, Foster, Hal, Near Fine (light wear to covers), Vanguard, Lebanon, NJ, 2002, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 208 pages, 75 color and over 290 black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: In the first comprehensive biography of Hal Foster, author Brian M. Kane examines the 70-year career of one of the greatest...

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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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Gustav Vigeland, VF, Wikberg, Tone, Vigeland, Gustav, Normanns, 1991, wraps, English, German, French, Spanish

Gustav Vigeland (1869-1943) was a sculptor. This is a picture book of the Vigeland Sculpture Park and Museum in Oslo. Deco sculptures of nude men,...

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Great American Illustrators
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Walt Reed, Reed, Walt, Foxing on fore-edge otherwise Fine in Fine dustjacket, Crown/Bounty, New York, 1979, 1st, 15 inches, 12 inches, 105 pages, 74 color and 85 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This oversize hardcover edition of "50 Great American Illustrators" features large poster-size pages. Edwin Austin Abbey. Harry Beckhoff. Walter Biggs....

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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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J. Allen St. John, St. John, J. Allen, Limited to 500 deluxe slipcased copies with an extra 16 page portfolio, Fine/Fine in Near Fine slipcase (small bump to one lower corner), Vanguard, Montclair, NJ, 2005, 1st, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 192 pages, 174 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather, English

The Limited Slipcased Edition which sold out immediately upon publication. This slipcased edition contains an extra 16-page ''Collector's Edition...

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J. David Spurlock, J. Allen St. John, Spurlock, J. David, St. John, J. Allen, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Somerset, NJ, Vanguard, 2005, 1st, 9781887591621, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 176 pages, over 150 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the dustjacket: Grand Master of Adventure: The Drawings of J. Allen St. John collects for the first time the exquisite pen, ink, and pencil...

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Golden Legacy - First Printing
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Leonard S. Marcus, Marcus, Leonard S., Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (corners of dustjacket worn), New York, Random House, 2007, 1st, 9780375829963, 10 inches, 10 inches, 246 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

"How Golden Books Won Children's Hearts, Changed Publishing Forever, and Became an American Icon Along the Way" From the publisher: Eminent children's...

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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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Near Fine (only light shelfwear, 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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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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Manuel Auad, Franklin Booth, Auad, Manuel, Booth, Franklin, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, Auad, 2006, 1st, 0966938143, 11.5 inches, 8.9 inches, 128 pages, 16 color and 132 black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

One of the three major collections of artwork by this pen & ink master. All three are out-of-print. "In this richly illustrated volume featuring much...

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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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Stephen D. Korshak (ed.), Frank R. Paul, Korshak (ed.), Stephen D., Paul, Frank R., Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light edgewear), New York, Castle Books, 2010, 1st thus, 9780785826095, 12.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 128 pages, over 150 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A book on the life and art of the Grandfather of science-fiction illustration. Frank R. Paul painted over 200 SF covers and created in excess of 1000 black...


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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Very Fine, Frank Brangwyn, Brangwyn, Frank, Libby Horner, 2010, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

A bundle of book and DVD together.   "This is the first time a Catalogue Raisonne has been produced as a DVD - a unique concept and destined to...

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Francis Lee Jaques, NF in a VG+ slipcase, Jaques, Florence Page, Jaques, Francis Lee, Doubleday, 1973, 1st, cloth

"A richly illustrated biography of one of America's greatest nature artists, written by his wife Florence." "With 64 paintings and dioramas in full color....

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