Golden Age Illustrators

 
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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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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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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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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Harry Rountree, VG- (worn corners and spine, back strip detached but mostly present, binding otherwise sound, light foxing throughout), Rountree, Harry, H. Stevenson & Co., boards with a onlaid color plate, English

A scarce and delicate book.

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#12 of 500 copies SIGNED by Pratt, VF without dust jacket as issued, George Pratt, Pratt, George, Tundra, 1992, 1st, Hardcover, leather spine, cloth boards with a color illustrated plate onlaid

A very low number of the limited deluxe edition of this sketchbook of WWI trench warfare. Ink, inkwash, watercolor, monotype prints. Introduction by...

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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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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

The first monograph on Golden Age illustrator and muralist Dean Cornwell (1892-1960). From the dustjacket: "Dean Cornwell, in his magazine and book...

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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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#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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Norman Lindsay Watercolours
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Norman Lindsay, Fine/VG (dustjacket edgeworn with several large tears), Lindsay, Norman, Ure Smith, 1969, 1st, cloth

This book reproduces 19 of this notorious artist's best watercolor paintings. Bold female nudes, pirates, bacchanals, and other favorite Lindsay themes. Two...

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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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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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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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Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue
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Laurie Norton Moffatt, Norman Rockwell, Moffatt, Laurie Norton, Rockwell, Norman, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA, 1986, 1st, 13 inches, 10 inches, 1283 pages, 96 color plates & 3,594 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A boxed, two volume set of 1,200 pages with 96 color plates and 3,594 black & white illustrations. From the publisher: No true Rockwell fan...

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Aesop's Fables (Very Good+)
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Blanche Winder, Harry Rountree, Winder, Blanche, Rountree, Harry, Very Good+ (moderate wear to covers, spine ends and corners rubbed, spine cracked at pages 230-231, top- and fore-edge lightly soiled, corner of half-title page cut, 1950 gift inscription neatly written inside, interior sound), London, Ward, Lock & Co., nd (1925), 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 340 pages, 48 color plates, hardcover, decorative cloth with onlaid color plate, English

From 1925, a very sound, solid copy of a fragile British children's book featuring 48 watercolor paintings by the inimitable Harry Rountree. This is the...

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Veronique Fromanger, Rembrandt Bugatti, Fromanger, Veronique, Bugatti, Rembrandt, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Paris, Les Editions De l'Amateur, 2016, 1st thus, 978-2859175603, 12.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 392 pages, over 800 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The most extensive retrospective on this famous Italian sculptor Rembrandt Bugatti, known primarily for his breathtaking wildlife bronzes. Includes a...

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Ioan Szasz, Eyvind Earle, Szasz, Ioan, Earle, Eyvind, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (mild rubbing to back of dustjacket), San Francisco, Walt Disney Family Foundation Press, 2017, 2nd, 978-1681882710, 10 inches, 12.5 inches, 176 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: This lavish art book showcases an unprecedented collection of artworks spanning Earle's entire life as an artist...


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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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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Miguel Covarrubias Caricatures
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Miguel Covarrubias, NF/NF (top edge is slightly foxed, the dustjacket's rear panel is scuffed), Cox and Denna Jones Anderson, Beverly J., Covarrubias, Miguel, Smithsonian Institute Press, 1985, 1st, cloth

Covarrubias (1904-1957) was the premiere caricaturist in the U.S. in the period between the suicide of Ralph Barton and the rise of Al Hirschfeld. This...

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Norman Lindsay Watercolours
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Near fine in VG+ price-clipped dustjacket (upper corner bumped otherwise Fine, dustjacket worn at top of spine and upper rear corner), Norman Lindsay, Lindsay, Norman, Ure Smith, 1969, 1st, Hardcover, boards with dust jacket, English

This book reproduces 19 of this notorious artist's best watercolor paintings. Bold female nudes, pirates, bacchanals, and other favorite Lindsay themes. Two...

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Very Fine issued in Very Fine dustjacket packed in a Near Fine publisher's printed cardboard clamshell box, Eyvind Earle, Earle, Eyvind, Eyvind Earle Publishing, 2001, 1st, 13 inches, 10.4 inches, 360 pages, 184 color plates and 36 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A catalogue raisonne of the artist's early lithographs and limited editions. This volume covers his years of experimentation and the development of his iconic images: barns, trees, and rolling landscapes.

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J. Allen St. John, St. John, J. Allen, One of 2000 numbered copies, Very Fine without dustjacket as issued, Russ Cochran, West Plains, Missouri, 1976, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 271 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, cloth with onlaid color plate, English

The first volume of this legendary production is devoted to the first Edgar Rice Burroughs illustrator: J. Allen St. John . Every illustration in the...

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The Mousetrap
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Near Fine (corners slightly rubbed, light thumbdents, otherwise flat, clean), Carl Macek & Associates, Yorba Linda, 1970, 1st, 12 inches, 8.75 inches, 74 pages, color and black & white, softcover, spiralbound with cardstock covers, English

The Mousetrap was published in 1937 by Ward Ritchie in a limited numbered edition of 500 for the Disney Studio. It was an unofficial in-house publication...

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Sydney Ure Smith, Bertram Stevens, Norman Lindsay, Ure Smith, Bertram Stevens, Sydney, Lindsay, Norman, Limited to 2000 copies, Very Good+ (the covers are moderately worn along edges, some mild spotting to the top edge, internally sound, all the tissue guards between the plates are present, some small stains to pages), Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1918, 1st, 11.2 inches, 9 inches, 52 plates & 16 pages, 51 plates by NL (4 tipped-in), 1 by Lionel Lindsay of NL, softcover, stiff oversize wraps (rebound), English

51 plates by Norman Lindsay (4 tipped-in) and one plate by Lionel Lindsay of Norman Lindsay. Includes articles "Norman Lindsay" by Julian Ashton and "Norman...

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Stanislav Szukalski, Szukalski, Stanislav, Near Fine (covers rubbed, interior Fine), Sylmar/Chicago, Archives Szukalski / The Polish Museum of America, 1990, 1st, 0962623008, 6.7 inches, 6 inches, 120 pages, 52 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"Stanislav Szukalski, Early Works (1913-1930) as photographed by the artist" A book of photographs of early, now lost sculptures created by Stanislav...

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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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David Saunders, Allen Anderson, Saunders, David, Anderson, Allen, One of 100 numbered copies signed by the author, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase in original shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, Decatur, IL, 2019, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Deluxe Edition of the book, limited to just 100 copies signed and numbered by author David Saunders on a color illustrated plate, and presented in a red...

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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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Betty, Zdenek Burian, Betty, Burian, Zdenek, Very Good+ in Very Fine obi band (the upper rear corner is bumped and bent inward, lightly creasing the last 20 pages, otherwise Fine), Albatros Media, Prague, 2016, 1st, 13.3 inches, 10 inches, 416 pages, over 420 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, Czech

The renown Czech artist Zdenek Burian is best known internationally for his paintings of dinosaurs, extinct mammals and prehistoric man, but his...


Ioan Szasz, Eyvind Earle, Szasz, Ioan, Earle, Eyvind, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, Walt Disney Family Foundation Press, 2017, 2nd, 978-1681882710, 10 inches, 12.5 inches, 176 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: This lavish art book showcases an unprecedented collection of artworks spanning Earle's entire life as an artist...

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Annual of Advertising Art (1921)
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(internally Very Good, binding very sound, exterior quite worn, top of the spine bumped, spine ends frayed, edges worn with boards showing), Art Directors Club, 1921, 1st, 12, 9, xii, 134, over 400 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

The first volume in this long-running series, very similar to the Society of Illustrators Annuals. 306 entries including a number of works by Maxfield...

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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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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, 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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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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Charles Dana Gibson, Gibson, Charles Dana, Very Good+ (mild wear to the tail of the spin, R. H. Russell & John Lane, New York & London, 1894, 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 second 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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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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Aesop's Fables
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Blanche Winder, Harry Rountree, Winder, Blanche, Rountree, Harry, Very Good+ (only light wear, covers bright and clean, spine cracked at pages 230-231, top- and fore-edge lightly spotted, plates and pages very clean & bright), London, Ward, Lock & Co., nd (1925), 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 340 pages, 48 color plates, hardcover, decorative cloth with onlaid color plate, English

From 1925, a beautiful copy of a fragile British children's book featuring 48 watercolor paintings by the inimitable Harry Rountree. This is the original...

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Lynd Ward, Ward, Lynd, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Abrams, New York, 1974, 1st, 11 inches, 11 inches, 388 pages, 743 illustrations, some in color, hardcover, cloth, English

This massive book is the major monograph on Lynd Ward, collecting his six novels-in-woodcuts, other book illustrations, and prints, with a text by the...

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Manuel Auad, Robert Fawcett, Auad, Manuel, Fawcett, Robert, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (spine slightly cocked, mild wear to book and dustjacket), Auad Publishing, San Francisco, 2010, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 182 pages, about 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out-of-print. This copy has the previous owner's signature of Richard Harrison Green who was a Disney animator on Rescuers Down Under, Who Framed Roger...

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Zdenek Burian, Burian, Zdenek, Near Fine in Very Fine obi band (the upper corners are very slightly bent inward, otherwise Fine), Albatros Media, Prague, 2018, 1st, 13.3 inches, 10 inches, 472 pages, over 450 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, Czech

A follow-up to the book "Adventurous World of Zdenek Burian," this volume collects over 450 of Zdenek Burian's exceptional illustrations for Czech...


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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Norman Lindsay Watercolours
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Norman Lindsay, VF/NF (dustjacket slightly edgeworn with three small closed tears), Lindsay, Norman, Ure Smith, 1969, 1st, cloth

This book reproduces 19 of this notorious artist's best watercolor paintings. Bold female nudes, pirates, bacchanals, and other favorite Lindsay themes. Two...

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Signed by the author Walt Reed, Very Fine/Very Fine, Walt Reed, Reed, Walt, Watson-Guptill, 2001, 1st, 0942604806, Hardcover, cloth, English

Signed by the author Walt Reed. The latest revised edition expanded to cover four additional decades. This edition features entries for 647 artists and...

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