Golden Age Illustrators

 
From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Very Good+ (bump to the head of the spine causing a crease one half inch from the top, two creases along the spine, crease to the top back cover and last page, otherwise flat, tight, clean), Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. / JVJ Publishing, Palo Alto, CA, 2004, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, vi, 106 pages, over 300 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

From the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of Nick Meglin"...

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John Gunnison, Rudolph Belarski, Gunnison, John, Belarski, Rudolph, Fine, Adventure House, Silver Spring, MD, 2003, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 112 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

A collection of nearly 350 pulp covers by Belarski. This book is from the estate of Dave Stevens (1955-2008) artist and creator of The Rocketeer....

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Before The Dawn Of History
$250.00   $225.00
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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
$300.00   $270.00
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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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Axis in Agony!
  $500.00
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Boris Artzybasheff, Artzybasheff, Boris, Near Fine, Wickwire Spencer Steel Company, New York, 1944, 1st, 5.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 48 pages, 21 full-page and 1 smaller black & white illustration, Softcover, wraps, English

"Presenting a Series of Caricatures from the Brush of Boris Artzybasheff." The introduction: Boris Artzybasheff ... he hates in paint! How to present...

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Arthur Spear (Signed By Arthur Spear, Jr.)
$195.00   $175.50
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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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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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Annual of Advertising Art (1921)
$175.00   $157.50
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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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Animal Inn
$15.00   $13.50
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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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An Alphabet
$75.00   $67.50
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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
$75.00   $67.50
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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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American Realist - Signed
$75.00   $67.50
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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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Very Fine/Very Fine, Doreen Bolger, Bolger, Doreen, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1989, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, xii, 248 pages, 35 color and 205 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

"This catalogue investigates the Museum's remarkable collection of American pastels, from charming eighteenth-century portraits to abstract works by...

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J. Stewart Johnson, Johnson, J. Stewart, Fine/Fine, New York, Harry N. Abrams, 2000, 1st, 9780810942080, 0810942089, 10 inches, 10 inches, 192 pages, 142 color and 30 black & white photographs, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The book accompanies a traveling exhibition organized by the American Federation of Arts and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which features 125 objects from...

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Very Fine/Very Fine, John Singer Sargent, Sargent, John Singer, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, xvi, 426, 109 color and 605 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth

"The Metropolitan's collection of drawings and watercolors by John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925), the renowned expatriate American painter...

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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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America's Great Illustrators
$40.00   $36.00
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Susan E. Meyer, J. C. Leyendecker, Howard Pyle, Newell Conyers Wyeth, Frederic Remington, Maxfield Parrish, Norman Rockwell, Charles Dana Gibson, Howard Chandler Christy, James Montgomery Flagg, John Held Jr., Meyer, Susan E., Leyendecker, Howard Pyle, Newell Conyers Wyeth, Frederic Remington, Maxfield Parrish, Norman Rockwell, Charles Dana Gibson, Howard Chandler Christy, James Montgomery Flagg, John Held, Jr., J. C., Fine in Very Good dustjacket (dustjacket has several tears), Galahad, New York, 1987, 00883656450, 13.25 inches, 10.5 inches, 311 pages, 417 illustrations including 186 color plates (some tipped-in), hardcover, cloth, English

This large coffee table book profiles ten artists from the Golden Age of illustration: Howard Pyle, Newell Conyers Wyeth, Frederic Remington, Maxfield...

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Alastair: Illustrator Of Decadence
$35.00   $31.50
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Fine, Alastair, Arwas, Victor, Alastair, Thames & Hudson, 1979, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, 100 pages, 4 color and 92 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

"A portrait of a fascinating and elusive personality who was a natural heir to the style and reputation of Aubrey Beardsley and whose work forms a link...

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Aesop's Fables (Very Good+)
$125.00   $112.50
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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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Aesop's Fables
$175.00   $157.50
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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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Betty, Zdenek Burian, Betty, Burian, Zdenek, Very Fine in Very Fine obi band, 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...

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A.D.C.C. Record of Advertising Art
$60.00   $54.00
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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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A Little Boy Lost
$45.00   $40.50
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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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Ralph & Keith S. Gardner Lewis, Sir William Russell Flint, Lewis, Ralph & Keith S. Gardner, Flint, Sir William Russell, Very Good+ (mild wear), Frost and Reed / Christopher Wade, London, 1977, 1st, 13.5 inches, 11 inches, 40 pages, 31 color and 2 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Sir William Russell Flint (1880-1969) was a member of the Royal Academy and renown in his lifetime for his book illustration, watercolors, and female nudes....

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