Golden Age Illustrators

 
Alice Carter, Jessie Wilcox Smith, Violet Oakley, Elizabeth Shippen Green., Carter, Alice, Wilcox Smith, Violet Oakley, Elizabeth Shippen Green., Jessie, Lower corners lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine/Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Abrams, New York, 2000, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 216 pages, 60 color plates, 115 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The story of brandywine illustrators Jessie Wilcox Smith, Violet Oakley, and Elizabeth Shippen Green. From the publisher: Illustrators Jessie Willcox...

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Diana L Johnson, Johnson, Diana L, One of 7000 copies, Top and fore edges stained from foxing otherwise Fine/Fine, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 240 pages, 237 illustrations, 36 in color, hardcover, cloth, English

An exhibition catalogue describing 231 items, 237 illustrations, 36 in color, with biographies of each artist represented.

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Very Good+ (spine ends and corners lightly frayed, canvas covers lightly soiled, interior very sound), A. Kroch and Son, Chicago, 1944, 1st, 13 inches, 11 inches, 302 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, decorative cloth, English

"A Record of the Exhibition of Advertising Art Sponsored By the Art Directors Cub of Chicago and Presented at the Chicago Art Institute" A great survey...

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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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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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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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Walt Reed, Joseph Clement Coll, Reed, Walt, Coll, Joseph Clement, Near Fine (light shelfwear, spine tight, pages flat & clean), Northlight, Westport, CT, 1978, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, over 250 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

The classic monograph on this pen and ink artist (1880-1921). The plentiful illustrations are presented chronologically and represent his best work....


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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Ernst Hansen Teckningar
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Ernst Hansen, NF (edges of oversize wraps rubbed), Rubow, Jorn, Hansen, Ernst, Curth Hson, 1964, wraps

A collection of 78 lithographs created in a single month's activity. All of the images are drawings of nude female models. A reprint of a 1937 monograph.

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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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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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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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Nemo #16
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Joseph Clement Coll, VF, Coll, Joseph Clement, Fantagraphics, 1985, 1st, wraps

Joseph Clement Coll. Herriman's Baron Bean. Corto Maltese.

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Dean Cornwell, VF/VF. An amazingly pristine copy, Broder, Patricia Janis, Cornwell, Dean, Balance House/Watson-Guptill, 1978, 1st, cloth

A mint copy of the original edition of this great book on this American illustrator and muralist.

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Memories
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Maud Earl, Galsworthy, John, Earl, Maud, Very Good (spine nicked & corners rubbed, top of title page scraped), Scribners, New York, 1914, 1915 printing, 69 pages, 4 color and 24 b&w plates,, Hardcover, decorative cloth, English

This illustrated gift book is a sensitive tribute to a pet cocker spaniel with great illustrations by Maude Earl, an artist who specialized in dogs. 4 color...

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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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Charlot Murals In Georgia
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Jean Charlot, Limited to 2500 copies, VG+/VG- (3" triangular piece missing from dustjacket front panel), Charlot, Jean, University of Georgia Press, 1945, 1st, cloth

Jean Charlot (1897 - 1979) learned mural painting in the 1920s under Diego Rivera and created some 75 murals over his lifetime. He painted three large...

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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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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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Frank Brangwyn, VG+/VG (Previous owner's name on front end paper, dustjacket missing a piece at the spine tail), Furst, Herbert, Brangwyn, Frank, Dodd Mead, 1924, 1st, cloth

This volume focuses on Brangwyn's mural paintings with analyses of over a dozen commissions including Brangwyn's own comments. Very scarce in dustjacket.

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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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Will Bradley: His Graphic Art
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Will Bradley, NF, Hornung, Clarence P, Bradley, Will, Dover, 1974, wraps

A collection of his posters, illustrations, typographic designs, and decorations.

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VG+/VG+ dustjacket (corners rubbed, boards showing, hinges cracked, otherwise covers quite clean & bright, binding tight, pages Fine, dustjacket spine torn with a small piece missing). An impressive copy. Rare with the Dustjacket, Frank Brangwyn, Gaunt, William, Brangwyn, Frank, The Studio, 1926, 1st, Hardcover, vellum spine, top edge gilt

A complete illustrated catalogue raisonné of Brangwyn's etchings completed between 1900 and 1926. Each of the 331 etchings is reproduced in...

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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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VG (vellum torn at the top & bottom of the spine, boards shelfworn, upper corners bumped and pages lightly creased from bump, hinges starting, covers & pages clean, binding sound), Frank Brangwyn, Gaunt, William, Brangwyn, Frank, The Studio, 1926, 1st, Hardcover, vellum spine, top edge gilt, English

A complete illustrated catalogue raisonné of Brangwyn's etchings completed between 1900 and 1926. Each of the 331 etchings is reproduced in...

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Frank Brangwyn, Limited to 1000 copies, NF (very bright, clean,, Rutter, Frank, Brangwyn, Frank, F. Lewis, 1933, 1st, cloth

This beautiful monograph is devoted to Brangwyn's most famous mural commission begun in 1925 and completed in 1932 ("The huge British Empire Panels are...

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

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Chesley Bonestell, VG+ (shelfworn), Johnson, Paul, Bonestell, Chesley, Chronicle, 1974, 1st, wraps

Creating a painting of each of the twenty-one California missions was a passion of Bonestell's. This book reproduces all 22 paintings as full-page color...

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Oscar E. Berninghaus, Signed by the author Gordon E. Sanders, VF/VF, Sanders, Gordon E., Berninghaus, Oscar E., Taos Heritage Publishing Co., 1985, 1st, cloth

"Oscar Edmund Berninghaus was a major American painter. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1874, he first came to Taos in the Territory of New Mexico in 1899....

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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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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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Dan Zimmer, Zimmer, Dan, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine/Very Fine, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2015, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, 218 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A big beautiful must-have book showcasing artworks from the Golden Age of Illustration, circa 1880-1950. Limited to 1000 copies. From the...

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Frank Brangwyn, Limited to 1000 copies, VG+ (1/4 inch tear at the top of the spine, cloth frayed at bottom edge of spine, corners sharp, very sound), Rutter, Frank, Brangwyn, Frank, F. Lewis, 1933, 1st, cloth

This beautiful monograph is devoted to Brangwyn's most famous mural commission begun in 1925 and completed in 1932 ("The huge British Empire Panels are...

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Limited to 5000 copies each with an original silkscreen print bound in, Near Fine (remainder mark on bottom edge), Jean Charlot, Morse, Peter, Charlot, Jean, Capra Press, 1978, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 64 pages, 29 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

"The pre-eminent medium of popular art is the print, which can bring knowledge, pleasure and new values to millions of people never reached by the museum or...

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British Contemporary Artists
  $100.00
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Very Good (spine ends & corners bumped & rubbed with boards showing, hinges starting), Cosmo Monkhouse, Monkhouse, Cosmo, Scribners, 1899, 1st, xxii, 267 pages, over 110 illustrations, many full-page, Hardcover, decorative cloth, top edge gilt, English

Profiles of seven British artists of the day: George Frederick Watts,  John Everett Millais,  Frederick Leighton,  Edward...

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Bruno Liljefors: The Peerless Eye
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Very Good+/Near Fine (slight binding flaw--a small gap between the first and second signatures - otherwise attractive copy), Bruno Liljefors, Hill, Martha, Liljefors, Bruno, Allen, 1987, 1st, 174 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth

Liljefors (1860-1939) was a bird & wildlife painter, one of the first of the modern school.

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Before The Dawn Of History
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Very Good+ (beige cloth covers slightly soiled, previous owner's name on the endpapers, mild tobacco odor). An attractive copy, Charles R. Knight, Knight, Charles R., Whittlesey House, 1935, 2nd, xiii, 119 pages, 44 monochrome plates, illustrated endpapers, Hardcover, cloth

A scarce collection of Knight's dinosaur paintings. This volume includes his most iconic images for the American Museum of Natural History and the Field...

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Before The Dawn Of History
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Very Good+ (beige cloth covers slightly soiled, interior clean). An attractive copy, Charles R. Knight, Knight, Charles R., Whittlesey House, 1935, 1st, xiii, 119, 44 monochrome plates, illustrated endpapers, Hardcover, cloth

A scarce collection of Knight's dinosaur paintings. This volume includes his most iconic images for the American Museum of Natural History and the Field...

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INSCRIBED & dated Sept. 1981 by the author, Fine/Near Fine, Arthur Spear, Spear, Jr., Arthur, Spear, Arthur, Warren Historical Society and St. Botolph Club, 1981, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, viii, 72 pages, 43 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth

Spear (1879 - 1959) was known primarily for paintings of nymphs, fauns, undersea dwellers, and other imaginary scenes. Inscribed & dated Sept. 1981...

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Animal Inn
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Very Good+/Very Good+, Milo Winter, Moe, Virginia, Winter, Milo, Houghton Mifflin, 1946, 176 pages, over 75 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

"The Stories of a Trailside Museum." Tales of various animals who have been brought to the museum, well-illustrated with charming detailed pen drawings...

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Saracinesca (1899) 2 Volume Set
  $110.00
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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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Very Fine, Norman Rockwell, Pero, Linda Szekely, Rockwell, Norman, Norman Rockwell Museum, 2007, 1st, 272 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: "A new, must-have book about American icon Norman Rockwell. "The Norman Rockwell Museum has published a fully-illustrated volume...

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American Realist - Signed
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A presentation copy INSCRIBED by Dohano, Very Good+ (oblong text block sags slightly), Stevan Dohanos, Dohanos, Stevan, North Light, 1980, 1st, 128 pages, 102 illustrations, over 66 in color, Hardcover, cloth

The only monograph on this Saturday Evening Post cover artist and Famous Artists School faculty member. Dohanos contributed numerous covers for The...

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An Alphabet
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Very Fine/Fine, William Nicholson, Nicholson, William, Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1975, 1st thus, color, Hardcover, cloth, English

Facsimile of William Nicholson's 1897 Heinemann edition.

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An Alphabet
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Very Fine/Fine, William Nicholson, Nicholson, William, Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1975, 1st thus, color, Hardcover, cloth, English

Facsimile of William Nicholson's 1897 Heinemann edition.

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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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Art From The Mayans To Disney
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Very Good/Very Good- (Previous owner's name on front free end paper, dustjacket edgeworn), Jean Charlot, Charlot, Jean, Sheed & Ward, 1939, 1st, 7 inches, 4.5 inches, 285 pages, 20 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

“Two sets of experiences have gone to the making of this book. First, Jean Charlot is an artist himself which gives him, in Mark Twain’s simile,...

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A Little Boy Lost
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Very Good+ (mild wear, bookplate with a Rockwell Kent illustration on the front end paper), Dorothy P. Lathrop, Hudson, W.H, Lathrop, Dorothy P., Knopf, 1920, 2nd 1924, 187 pages, 8 full-page color plates, 4 full-page black & white and 37 text illustrations, Hardcover, decorative cloth, top edge gilt, English

An early Dorothy Lathrop illustrated book. Lathrop (1891-1980) began her illustrating career in 1918 and was the recipient of the very first Caldecott Medal...

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