Golden Age Illustrators

 
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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Elizabeth Prettejohn, Peter Trippi, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Prettejohn, Peter Trippi, Elizabeth, Alma-Tadema, Lawrence, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Rizzoli, 2016, 1st, 9783791355528, 12 inches, 9.75 inches, 240 pages, color and black & white illustrations throughout, Hardcover, English

Over 250 color illustrations! From the publisher: This important re-evaluation of the Dutch-born painter Lawrence Alma-Tadema traces his personal and...

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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

Out of Print! From the publisher: This is the ultimate book on the work of pulp artist ALLEN ANDERSON. Known best for his covers for PLANET...

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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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Axis in Agony!
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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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Eugene Atget, VF, Atget, Eugene, J. Paul Getty Museum, 2000, 1st, French wraps, English

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Kevin Moore, Eugene Atget, Berenice Abbott, Moore, Kevin, Atget, Berenice Abbott, Eugene, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, New Haven, CT, Yale University Press, 2018, 1st, 9780300235791, 10.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 156 pages, 100 color photographs, Hardcover, decorative cloth with an onlaid color plate, English

From the publisher: An insightful new look at two renowned photographers, their interconnected legacies, and the vital documents of urban transformation...

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Hiroshi Unno, George Barbier, Unno, Hiroshi, Barbier, George, Very Fine in a Very Fine dustjacket, PIE, Tokyo, 2011, 978-4-7562-4144-3, 10.2 inches, 7.25 inches, 296 pages, over 400 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English Japanese

From the publisher: George Barbier (1882-1932) is one of the great French illustrators of the early twentieth century. He is famous for his elegant art...

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Francois Meyer, Frederica Harlow, George Barbier, Meyer, Frederica Harlow, Francois, Barbier, George, Very Good+ (moderate rubbing to the corners, light wear, flat, tight, clean), Dover, New York, 1977, 1st, 11 inches, 8.3 inches, 48 pages, 48 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A scarce collection of illustrations by George Barbier (1882-1932), one of the great French illustrators of the early twentieth century. For years, this was...

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Ralph Barton, #101 of 2050 copies published for subscribers only and SIGNED by the publishers Boni & Liveright, VG (papered corners worn through to boards, two small tears to spine cloth), internally VG+, Balzac, Honore, Barton, Ralph, Boni & Liveright, 1928, 1st, cloth spine, textured decorative paper over boards

Lovely bawdy illustrations by the famed caricaturist. Complete in two volumes. #101 of 2050 copies published for subscribers only and signed by the...

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The Illustration Collector #38A
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Very Fine, Walter Baumhofer, Baumhofer, Walter, Illustration House, 1998, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 12 pages, 39 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A nice cross-section of his work including quite a few romantic scenes a la Sundblom or Whitmore. 39 pieces fully described (with prices) and reproduced...

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George Bellows
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George Bellows, Bellows, George, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Prestel Publishing, 2012, 1st, 9783791351872, 11.5 inches, 10 inches, 336 pages, 250 color and 20 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

George Bellows (1882-1925) was regarded as one of America's greatest artists when he died, at the age of forty-two. From the publisher: This...

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American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood
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Austen Barron Bailly, Thomas Hart Benton, Bailly, Austen Barron, Benton, Thomas Hart, Very Fine, Peabody-Essex Museum/Prestel, Salem/New York, 2015, 1st, 11 inches, 9.5 inches, 240 pages, 178 color and 45 black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

A wonderful catalog for American Regionalist painter Thomas Hart Benton. Once upon a time, Hollywood movie studios would commission famous artists to...

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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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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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Hannes Bok, Bok, Hannes, Very Fine, Shasta Publishers, Los Angeles, 1951, 1st, 8.2 inches, 20.25 inches, color, English

A pristine unfolded dustjacket from the archive of Shasta Publishers. A beautiful example of mid-century design and printing. A first printing dustjacket...

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Hannes Bok, Bok, Hannes, Very Fine, Shasta Publishers, Los Angeles, 1950, 1st, 7.8 inches, 20 inches, color, English

A pristine unfolded dustjacket from the archive of Shasta Publishers. A beautiful example of mid-century design and printing. A first printing dustjacket...

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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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Franklin Booth: Silent Symphony
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Alice Carter, John Fleskes, Franklin Booth, Carter, John Fleskes, Alice, Booth, Franklin, Near Fine (bumped spine corner with light shelf wear otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Flesk, Santa Cruz, CA, 2022, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 304 pages, over 400 illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: An all new 304 page book celebrating the life and art of Franklin Booth! Extensive essay and over 400 images and photographs...

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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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Walter Shaw Sparrow, Frank Brangwyn, Sparrow, Walter Shaw, Brangwyn, Frank, Very Good (spine ends and corners bumped and worn, hinges starting, interior is mildly foxed but sound), John Lane, London, 1919, 1st, 11.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 288 pages, 50 color and monochrome plates and 95 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Frank Brangwyn was so popular in his day that monographs were published on each aspect of his career: mural painting, oil, watercolor, and two thick books...

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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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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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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 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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Daniel Zimmer, David J. Hornung, Reynold Brown, Zimmer, David J. Hornung, Daniel, Brown, Reynold, #8 of 100 numbered copies signed by the artist's widow Mary Louise Tejeda-Brown and authors Daniel Zimmer and David J. Hornung, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket in Fine slipcase (slight edgewear to the dustjacket), St. Louis, Illustrated Press, 2008, 1st, 9780982004128, 12.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 224 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

#8 of 100 numbered copies signed by the artist's widow Mary Louise Tejeda-Brown and authors Daniel Zimmer and David J. Hornung. Out of print. From the...

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Bruce Ingman, Dick Bruna, Ingman, Bruce, Bruna, Dick, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Thames & Hudson, 2020, 1st, 9780500094136, 9.9 inches, 7.5 inches, 112 pages, 116 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

A nicely designed, compact career overview with 115 color illustrations. From the publisher: A fascinating introduction to the art and techniques of...


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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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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Zdenek Burian, Burian, Zdenek, Very Fine in Very Fine obi band in the publisher's shrinkwrap, Albatros Media, Prague, 2020, 1st, 13.3 inches, 10 inches, 508 pages, over 450 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, Czech

A follow-up to "Adventurous World of Zdenek Burian" and "The Wonderful World of Zdenek Burian," this third massive volume (9 1/2" x 13" and 508 pages)...

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Zdenek Burian, Burian, Zdenek, Near Fine in Very Fine obi band in the publisher's shrinkwrap (the lower corners are lightly bumped, otherwise the book is Very Fine), Prague, Albatros Media, 2020, 1st, 9788025905616, 13.3 inches, 10 inches, 508 pages, over 450 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, Czech

A follow-up to "Adventurous World of Zdenek Burian" and "The Wonderful World of Zdenek Burian," this third massive volume (9 1/2" x 13" and 508 pages)...

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Zdenek Burian, Burian, Zdenek, Small bumps to the tips otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine obi band in the publisher's shrinkwrap, Albatros Media, Prague, 2022, 1st, 13.3 inches, 10 inches, 600 pages, 412 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, Czech

This incredible 600-page tome reproduces 412 Burian paintings, illustrations, and sketches of the prehistoric world! This volume covers "the Origin of...

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Zdenek Burian, Burian, Zdenek, Near Fine in Very Fine obi band in the publisher's shrinkwrap (the rear corners are bent very slightly inward, otherwise the book is Very 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...

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Zdenek Burian, Burian, Zdenek, Near Fine in Very Fine obi band in the publisher's shrinkwrap (the rear corners are lightly bumped, one corner is bent very slightly inward, otherwise the book is Very 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...

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Edmond-François Calvo, Calvo, Edmond-François, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, 9eArt+ éditions / Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A limited edition facsimile of an incredible animal ABC book by Calvo from 1946, reproduced from the original art. Mr Loyal presents is one of...

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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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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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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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Hiroshi Unno, Harry Clarke, Unno, Hiroshi, Clarke, Harry, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, PIE, Tokyo, 2014, 4756245099, 10.2 inches, 7.5 inches, 288 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English, Japanese

The one-and-only comprehensive collection of Harry Clarke's complete works. From the publisher: Harry Clarke was an Irish stained-glass artist and...

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Walt Reed, Joseph Clement Coll, Reed, Walt, Coll, Joseph Clement, #728 of 750 numbered copies signed by the compiler, Walt Reed, Near Fine in Very Fine dustjacket (light staining to the page edges otherwise very sharp and Fine), Donald M. Grant, Westport, CT, 1978, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.8 inches, 176 pages, over 250 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather, English

This is the hardcover edition limited to 750 copies and signed by the legendary illustration historian Walt Reed. The classic 1978 monograph on this...


Patricia Janis Broder, Dean Cornwell, Broder, Patricia Janis, Cornwell, Dean, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket), Balance House/Watson-Guptill, New York, 1978, 1st, 10.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 240 pages, 63 color plates, 236 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A sharp copy of the original edition of this great book on this American illustrator & muralist. This book has 63 paintings in color, additional...

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Patricia Janis Broder, Dean Cornwell, Broder, Patricia Janis, Cornwell, Dean, From the library of Disney Legend Burny Mattinson, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, 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

From the dustjacket: Dean Cornwell, in his magazine and book illustrations, posters, calendar art, and advertising art recaptured decade by decade the...

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Dean Cornwell, Broder, Patricia Janis, Cornwell, Dean, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (only slight shelfwear, a very attractive copy, small, neat gift inscription on the front free endpaper), Balance House/Watson-Guptill, New York, 1978, 1st, 10.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 240 pages, 63 color plates, 236 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

The original edition of this great book on Golden Age illustrator and muralist Dean Cornwell (1892-1960). Dean Cornwell, in his magazine and book...

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Dan Zimmer, Dean Cornwell, Zimmer, Dan, Cornwell, Dean, #85 to 100 numbered copies signed by the author and slipcased, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2016, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 260 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This sought-after book has sold out two printings. This is a Mint still-in-the-shrinkwrap copy of the Special Edition. The book is signed and numbered by...

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Dan Zimmer, Dean Cornwell, Zimmer, Dan, Cornwell, Dean, Limited to 100 slipcased copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2016, 3rd 2020, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 260 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is a Mint still-in-the-shrinkwrap copy of the third Printing Special Edition. This third printing comes in a black cloth slipcase embossed with...

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Miguel Covarrubias Caricatures
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Miguel Covarrubias, VG+/NF (upper right corners of the book are badly bumped otherwise the book is clean and very sound), Cox and Denna Jones Anderson, Beverly J., Covarrubias, Miguel, Smithsonian Institute Press, 1985, 1st, cloth

From the collection of Disney animator Ollie Johnson. A monograph devoted to Covarrubias' caricature work. Produced for an exhibition by the National...

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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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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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