Golden Age Illustrators

 
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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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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Men Of Concord
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N. C. Wyeth, Thoreau, Henry David, Wyeth, N. C., Very Good+ (very light corner wear, bookplate) with front & back dust jacket panels laid in, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1936, 1st, 10 inches, xi, 255 pages, 10 color plates, 20 black & white text illustrations, color endpapers, Hardcover, cloth, English

A book about the Revolutionary War illustrated by N.C. Wyeth.

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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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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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Edith & Henry Prellwitz, VF, Prellwitz, Edith & Henry, Spanierman Gallery, 2002, 1st, pictorial boards

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Drawing Dogs
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Diane Thorne, NF/VG+, Thorne, Diane, Studio, 1940, 7th, cloth, English

A concise how-to book by this beloved dog artist. This is one of two entirely different books on drawing dogs by Thorne.


Das Gesicht Hamburgs
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Frans Masereel, VG+ (spine ends & tips worn otherwise Fine, previous owner's bookplate on front free end paper), Masereel, Frans, Johannes Asmus, 1966, 1st, pictorial boards, German

"Faces of Hamburg." A picture novel in woodcuts by Frans Masereel (1889 - 1972).

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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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The Way Of The Cross
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Frank Brangwyn, Limited to 700 numbered copies, Very Fine/Very Fine, Brangwyn, Frank, Auad, 2009, 1st, 11 inches, 14 inches, English

Brangwyn's depiction of the 14 stations of the cross, finely printed on 14 letterpress sheets. From the publisher's announcement: Auad Publishing is...

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Reid Stewart Austin, George Petty, Austin, Reid Stewart, Petty, George, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Gramercy, New York, 1997, 1st, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 192 pages, 152 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, boards, English

The only monograph on this popular pin-up artist (1894-1975) who made significant contributions to Esquire and True magazines and Jantzen Swimwear ads. A...

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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Kirchner, Ernst Ludwig, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Prestel, New York, 2014, 1st, 12.8 inches, 10.2 inches, 192 pages, 156 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, English

Plenty of foldouts, beautiful prints, and an index poster of the plates in the back. Widely considered one of the major works of Expressionist...

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Hugh Ferriss, Ferriss, Hugh, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Santa Monica, Hennessey & Ingalls, 1998, 1st thus, 0940512114, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, x, 102 pages, 60 full-page illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

A 1998 republication of a scarce title from America's greatest architectural draftsman. First published in 1953 and long out of print, the sixty bold...

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William Lyon Phelps, Dean Cornwell, Phelps, William Lyon, Cornwell, Dean, Very Good (lower corners bumped and worn, upper corners worn, boards showing at all four corners, spine cloth and interior sound, 1926 gift inscription), Cosmopolitan, New York, 1926, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9 inches, 116 pages, 12 color plates, hardcover, cloth spine, English

A travelogue of the Holy Land illustrated with twelve color plates reproducing paintings by Dean Cornwell. Originally serialized in Good Housekeeping...

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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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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 Dean Cornwell
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Dan Zimmer, Dean Cornwell, Zimmer, Dan, Cornwell, Dean, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2016, 3rd 2020, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 260 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This sought after book is back in a third printing--for a limited time! Over 260 pieces by Golden Age illustrator and muralist Dean Cornwell...

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David Apatoff, Mead Schaeffer, Apatoff, David, Schaeffer, Mead, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, Decatur, IL, 2020, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, nearly 300 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Now in stock!  Mead Schaeffer is one of the best of the painterly Golden Age illustrators. Too often overlooked, this is the first book ever...

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Gil Elvgren, Elvgren, Gil, Very Fine, Collector's Press, Portland, 1995, 1st, 14 inches, 10 inches, 48 pages, 16 color plates, 11 color and 5 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

A poster book featuring 16 excellent large reproductions from the original Elvgren paintings. With a long introduction by Marianne Ohl Phillips.

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Hildreth Meiere, Meiere, Hildreth, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Andrea Monfried Editions, New York, 2014, 978-0991026302, 11.5 inches, 10 inches, 240 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: The first monograph published on Hildreth Meière, an artist whose name is not widely recognized but whose work is prominent...

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Paul W Skeeters, Sidney H. Sime, Skeeters, Paul W, Sime, Sidney H., Near Fine (light wear), Ward Ritchie Press, Pasadena, CA, 1978, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.2 inches, 128 pages, 12 color and 118 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A pen & ink fantasist in the style of Harry Clarke and Beardsley. Introduction by Ray Bradbury. The first half of the book presents his illustrations of...

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Charles G. Martignette, Louis Meisel, Martignette, Louis Meisel, Charles G., Near Fine in Good dustjacket (spine slanted, red dot on bottome edge, dustjacket worn and torn), Taschen, Koln, Germany, 1996, 9783822884973, 12.7 inches, 9.8 inches, 380 pages, over 900 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A comprehensive study of the genre 1920-1980 with artist biographies and examples. An early printing identified by the full cloth covers. Out of print in...


Charles Robinson, Thomas Heath Robinson, William Heath Robinson, Robinson, Thomas Heath Robinson, William Heath Robinson, Charles, Fine, Chris Beetles Ltd., London, 1992, 1st, 8.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 240 pages, over 350 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, color wraps, English

This catalogue contains over 350 color and black & white illustrations by this family of British illustrators. With a text & biographies by Geoffrey...

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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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