Golden Age Illustrators

 
Victor Munoz, Saturnino Herran, Munoz, Victor, Herran, Saturnino, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Instituto Cultural de Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, 2011, 1st, 12.4 inches, 10 inches, 222 pages, 176 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, Spanish

A fantastic museum exhibition catalogue on the painter Herran. This volume has excellent sharp reproductions of paintings, mural panels, and drawings. It...

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Victor Munoz, Saturnino Herrán Gudiño, Vicente Quirarte, Carlos Fuentes, Ramón López Velarde,, Saturnino Herran, Munoz, Saturnino Herrán Gudiño, Vicente Quirarte, Carlos Fuentes, Ramón López Velarde,, Victor, Herran, Saturnino, Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, INBA, Mexico City, 2018, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9.1 inches, 314 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, Spanish

This 2018 museum exhibition catalogue is the first publication of all the known works of the Mexican painter Saturnino Herrán (1887-1918). This book...

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Emily Zach, Steven Heller, Linda Lear, Eleanor Taylor, Beatrix Potter, Zach, Steven Heller, Linda Lear, Eleanor Taylor, Emily, Potter, Beatrix, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Chronicle, San Francisco, 2016, 9781452151274, 11.3 inches, 8.3 inches, 256 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This magnificent collection celebrates the artist behind The Tale of Peter Rabbit and numerous other beloved children's books. Brimming with famous images...

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Gil Elvgren: Pin-Ups Portfolio
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Gil Elvgren, Elvgren, Gil, Very light wear to the corners of the covers otherwise Very Fine, Taschen, Cologne (Koln), Germany, 2009, 9781435115095, 15.3 inches, 12 inches, 28 pages, 14 color plates, hardcover, boards, English

14 prints of Gil Elvgren paintings for the Brown & Bigelow and Louis Dow companies (1937-1972). Each print is suitable for framing and measures 12 by 15...

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Manuel Auad, Franklin Booth, Auad, Manuel, Booth, Franklin, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light dustjacket wear), San Francisco, Auad, 2006, 1st, 0966938143, 11.5 inches, 8.9 inches, 128 pages, 16 color and 132 black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

One of the three major collections of artwork by this pen & ink master. All three are out-of-print. "In this richly illustrated volume featuring...

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Paul Levitz, Levitz, Paul, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Near Fine suitcase style carrying case, Taschen, Kohn, 2010, 2nd 2017, 18.5 inches, 13 inches, 720 pages, over 2000 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A beautiful copy of this massive illustrated history of DC written by Paul Levitz and produced by Taschen. This particular copy includes a 12 x 17 inch,...

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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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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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Hubert Rogers, Rogers, Hubert, Very Fine, Shasta Publishers, Los Angeles, 1951, 1st, 8 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. Appears to be a first...

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Hubert Rogers, Rogers, Hubert, Very Fine, Shasta Publishers, Los Angeles, 1950, 2nd, 8 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. Appears to be a second...

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Malcolm Smith, Smith, Malcolm, Very Fine, Shasta Publishers, Los Angeles, 1951, 1st, 7.75 inches, 19.5 inches, two-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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Gruau (1999)
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Joelle Chariau, Rene Gruau, Chariau, Joelle, Gruau, Rene, Very Good+ in Fine dustjacket (corners lightly bumped, one lower corner scuffed, rear hinge wear, very flat, clean), New York, te Neues, 1999, 1st, 9783823809982, 14.25 inches, 10.6 inches, 176 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the dustjacket: With his fluid lines, graceful poses, and bold use of color, Rene Gruau was a master at conveying fashion's sensual promise to...

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Thomas Negovan, Alphonse Mucha, Negovan, Thomas, Mucha, Alphonse, Very Fine, Century Guild, Culver City, 2021, 1st revised, 12.2 inches, 9.2 inches, 248 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, Stiff covers, French wraps, all edges gilt, English

Temporarily out of stock. This new paperback edition of Le Pater features a new introduction from legendary author Michael Moorcock and 16 additional...


The Art of Dean Cornwell
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Dan Zimmer, Dean Cornwell, Zimmer, Dan, Cornwell, Dean, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2016, 4th 2022, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 260 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Now in stock! Over 260 pieces by Dean Cornwell beautifully reproduced make this a must-have book. From the publisher: This spectacular new book...

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The Art of Haddon Sundblom
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Daniel Zimmer, Haddon Sundblom, Zimmer, Daniel, Sundblom, Haddon, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2018, 2nd 2022, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Now in Stock! A new printing! Yay! From the publisher: The son of Scandinavian immigrants, Haddon Sundblom became one of most influential...

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Joelle Chariau, Holly Brubach, Rene Gruau, Chariau, Holly Brubach, Joelle, Gruau, Rene, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Munich, Prestel, 2021, 1st, 9783791388014, 12.75 inches, 10.5 inches, 240 pages, 133 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A beautifully produced art book devoted to one of the greatest illustrator-designers of the twentieth century. Over 120 full-page color illustrations...

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N. C. Wyeth: New Perspectives
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Jessica May, Christine Podmaniczky, N. C. Wyeth, May, Christine Podmaniczky, Jessica, Wyeth, N. C., Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, San Diego, Yale University Press, 2019, 1st, 9780300243680, 11 inches, 9.75 inches, 216 pages, 158 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the Publisher: A fresh and surprising overview of N. C. Wyeth's career that considers the full range of the multifaceted artist's oeuvre. N. C....

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Dan Zimmer, Zimmer, Dan, Limited to 100 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2015, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 224 pages, 218 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the Signed & Numbered Edition limited to just one hundred copies in a matching clothbound slipcase. A big beautiful must-have book showcasing...

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Lewis Carroll, David Hall, Carroll, Lewis, Hall, David, Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Simon & Schuster, 1987, 1st, 0416960006, 10.2 inches, 8.5 inches, 160 pages, over 100 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Lewis Carroll's original story accompanied by over 100 of Hollywood artist and designer David Hall's unused (and previously unpublished) paintings and...

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Leon Gaspard
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Leon Gaspard, Gaspard, Leon, Very Good+ (mild wear, generally flat, tight, clean), Fenn Galleries, Santa Fe, NM, 1981, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 12 pages, 20 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

The catalog to a 1981 exhibition of Leon Gaspard (1882-1964) paintings at Forrest Fenn's gallery in Santa Fe with 20 color illustrations. Introduction by...

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Albert Dorne: Master Illustrator
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David Apatoff, Albert Dorne, Apatoff, David, Dorne, Albert, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, Auad Publishing, 2012, 1st, 9781620503591, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 160 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Albert Dorne: Master Illustrator is the latest addition to Auad Publishing's Famous Illustrators series. It's a worthy successor to...

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John Fleskes, Joseph Clement Coll, Fleskes, John, Coll, Joseph Clement, The hardbound edition limited to 800 copies, Upper corners bumped otherwise Fine in Fine dustjacket, Flesk, Santa Cruz, CA, 2003, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 168 pages, over 220 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The second monograph devoted to the art of pen & ink master Joseph Clement Coll. Over 220 illustrations. Out of print in softcover and hardcover. This...

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S. J. Perelman, Al Hirschfeld, Perelman, S. J., Hirschfeld, Al, Near Fine, lacking dustjacket (spine ends and corners sharp, binding tight, covers and pages clean), Simon & Schuster, New York, 1948, 6th, 8.8 inches, 6.75 inches, 159 pages, 43 two-color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Hirschfeld, relieved of the need to create likenesses, contributes a wonderful group of 43 humorous story illustrations to this account of...

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Michael Stradford, Stradford, Michael, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Clair Publications, Studio City, CA, 2020, 9781639013098, 10 inches, 7.25 inches, 202 pages, 27 color illustrations and nearly 170 black & white photographs, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A collection of the surviving reference photos of Holland's sessions with James Bama, Bob Larkin and Joe DeVito, including 21 Doc Savage cover paintings by...

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Daniel Zimmer, Herbert Paus, Zimmer, Daniel, Paus, Herbert, One of 100 numbered copies signed by the author and publisher Dan Zimmer, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, Decatur, IL, 2021, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 300 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the publisher's Special Edition of the book, limited to just 100 copies signed and numbered by author and publisher Dan Zimmer, and presented in a...

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Simon Braund, Braund, Simon, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Titan Books (UK), London, 2019, 9781789090321, 12.5 inches, 9.3 inches, 192 pages, color and black & white illustrations throughout, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: A lavish hardback containing Orson Welles' Portfolio, much of which has never been seen before. Orson Welles, famous as an...

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Raw F*** It Number One
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, 3A Publishing, Kowloon, 2012, 1st, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 100 pages, color illustrations on every page, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Ashley's self-published collection of ink drawings (no paintings) features unexpurgated images in full color on heavy paper between hard covers. Popbot,...

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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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The Art of Earl Oliver Hurst
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Earl Oliver Hurst, Hurst, Earl Oliver, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket), Saugerties, Graphic Collectibles, 2005, 1st, 0976150603, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Long out of print. This is the only book on the art of the illustrator Earl Oliver Hurst, 1895-1958. Hurst illustrated mostly for Collier's Magazine from...

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Antonis Antoniou, Steven Heller, Antoniou, Steven Heller, Antonis, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Abrams, 2021, 1st, 9781419747601, 11.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 240 pages, over 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

As illustrators, one conveys information visually. This is a feast of visual interpretations--or visualizations--of information. Entertaining, inspirational...

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John Held, and Jr
The Flesh is Weak
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John Held, Jr, Held, Jr, John, Near Fine (light wear, sharp corners, clean), The Vanguard Press, New York, 1931, 1st, 7.6 inches, 5.4 inches, viii, 244 pages, 28 full-page illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The Flesh Is Weak (1931) is a collection of short stories written and illustrated by John Held, Jr. Beautifully written, melancholy and elegiac; at his...

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Alberto Becattini, Becattini, Alberto, Fine-Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Glittering Images, Florence, 1994, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 168 pages, over 450 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Book One covers sexy pulp & girlie magazines: Margaret Brundige , Enoch Bolles , Peter Driben ; and Brown & Bigelow : Moran , Elvgren ,...

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Al Parker, Parker, Al, Very Good+ in Very Good+ binder. The binder is moderately worn along the edges and seams, and has a mild bump to the top of the spine., Institute of Commercial Art, Westport, CT, 1949, 1st, 14 inches, 12 inches, 192 pages, 4 color and over 500 black & white illustrations, printed custom binder, English

A complete copy with wear from use as well as storage (some folds and creases, torn or stressed ringholes, age toning, rust stains, other mild staining,...

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Al Parker, Parker, Al, All the pages are present including all the color plates. Pages are clean. Ringholes show only very light wear. The one-page assignment sheet is missing, but a facsimile is included. The binder is clean, showing only light wear., Institute of Commercial Art, Westport, CT, 1949, 1st, 14 inches, 12 inches, 192 pages, 4 color and over 500 black & white illustrations, printed custom binder, English

"America's most famous artists have spent a lot of their time, thought and energy in putting down for you in words and pictures all the ideas and methods...

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Robert Fawcett, Fawcett, Robert, Near Fine in Near Fine binder. All the pages are present including all the color plates. Pages are clean. Ringholes show only very light wear. The tracing paper page and two color plates are Fine. The one-page assignment sheet is missing, but a facsimile , Institute of Commercial Art, Westport, CT, 1949, 1st, 14 inches, 12 inches, 174 pages, 306 black & white illustrations, 2 color plates, Hardcover, printed custom binder, English

A very sharp copy of this rare and sought-after volume. "America's most famous artists have spent a lot of their time, thought and energy in putting...

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The Art of Tom Lea
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Kathleen Hjerter, Tom Lea, Hjerter, Kathleen, Lea, Tom, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (a few small marks on the front free endpaper, otherwise only very light shelfwear, tight, bright, clean), Texas A&M University Press, College Station, 1989, 1st, 9.25 inches, 12.4 inches, 256 pages, over 119 color and 161 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Tom Lea was a painter, muralist, book illustrator, novelist, and WWII combat artist. He specialized in the Southwest, but wrote about and illustrated many...

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Walt Reed, Harold Von Schmidt, Reed, Walt, Von Schmidt, Harold, Fine lacking dustjacket, Northland, Flagstaff, AZ, 1972, 1st, 13 inches, 10.2 inches, 230 pages, 50 color and 170 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A very sharp copy of the only major monograph on this Saturday Evening Post illustrator and Western painter. Written by illustration expert and founder of...

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Gordon T. McClelland, Jay T. Last, McClelland, Jay T. Last, Gordon T., Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket spine sunned), Hillcrest Press, Beverly Hills, 1985, 1st, 9.5 inches, 11 inches, 264 pages, 200 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

"This new representational art, defined by a large format, free broad brush strokes, and strong rich colors, documented scenes and activities of everyday...

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Alfons Mucha Slovanska Epopej
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Lenka Bydzovska, Karel Srp, Alfons Mucha, Bydzovska, Karel Srp, Lenka, Mucha, Alfons, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Prague, Galerie hlavního m sta Prahy, 2011, 1st, 9788070100042, 12.8 inches, 11.25 inches, 384 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, Czech

Alfons Mucha The Slav Epic. A huge, clothbound catalog, profusely illustrated with photos and details of Mucha's Slav Epic paintings--a series of ten...

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Joseph Augusta, Zdenek Burian, Augusta, Joseph, Burian, Zdenek, Prev owner's name and date Feb. 1957 neatly written on the front free endpaper otherwise Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket) in remnants of cardboard slipcase (split along the seams), Spring Books, London, 1958, 1st, 14 inches, 10 inches, 47 pages + 60 plates pages, 30 color and 30 black & white plates, hardcover, cloth, English

A beautiful copy of this sixty year old volume in the famous Augusta-Burian prehistoric life series. This volume is devoted to the dinosaurs. From the...

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June DuBois, William R. Leigh, DuBois, June, Leigh, William R., Fine in Fine dustjacket, Lowell Press, Kansas City, MO, 1977, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, xiv, 210 pages, 66 color and over 60 black & white illustrations, 24 photos, Hardcover, leather spine, cloth, English

William Robinson Leigh (1866 - 1955) was an American artist and illustrator, best known for his painted Western scenes (and a favorite of mine for his many...

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A Thomason Sketchbook
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Arnold Rosenfeld, John W. Thomason Jr., Rosenfeld, Arnold, Thomason, Jr., John W., Fine in Fine price-clipped dustjacket (attractive bookplate on front free end paper, tail of dustjacket spine bumped), University of Texas Press, Austin, 1969, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 128 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Beautiful sketches in pencil, pen & ink, and occasionally ink wash, by this artist, writer, professional soldier who lived from 1893-1944. Edited by...

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Nick Meglin, Meglin, Nick, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (corners very sharp, previous owner's name written on the front free endpaper, interior Fine, dustjacket edgeworn with several small nicks and tears), Watson-Guptill, New York, 1973, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.7 inches, 160 pages, over 150 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Profusely illustrated interviews with Sergio Aragones, Paul Coker, Jack Davis, Mort Drucker, Johnny Hart, Al Jaffee, Bob Jones, Norman Rockwell, Arnold...

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Cortlandt Schoonover, Frank Schoonover, Schoonover, Cortlandt, Schoonover, Frank, Near Fine in Very Good+ price-clipped dustjacket (cloth slightly sunned, interior fine, very flat, tight, clea, Watson-Guptill, New York, 1976, 1st, 11.4 inches, 11 inches, 208 pages, 48 color plates, 150 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The best monograph on this Brandywine School illustrator. Long out of print. From the publisher: Frank Schoonover, one of the giants of the Golden...

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The Art of Herbert Paus
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Daniel Zimmer, Herbert Paus, Zimmer, Daniel, Paus, Herbert, Very Fine, issued in publisher's shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, Decatur, IL, 2021, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 300 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

LOW STOCK!  Another great entry in The Illustrated Press' series of artist monographs. Herbert Paus was a contemporary of J.C. Leyendecker....

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Richard Milner, Charles R. Knight, Milner, Richard, Knight, Charles R., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Abrams, New York, 2011, 1st, 10.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 180 pages, 260 full-color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. One of only two monographs on this incredible artist best known for his paintings of prehistoric life. From the publisher: American...

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Show Business is No Business
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Al Hirschfeld, Hirschfeld, Al, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (only light wear, very sound, corners sharp, light dustjacket wear), Simon & Schuster, New York, 1951, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.75 inches, xiii, 142 pages, 82 two-color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, English

Lively witty essays on the theatre written & illustrated by Hirschfeld. Hirschfeld describes the world he knows so well in eleven chapters: Theatres,...

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Clement C. Moore, Haddon Sundblom, Garin Baker, Moore, Clement C., Sundblom, Garin Baker, Haddon, Fine, Hallmark Cards, Inc., Kansas City, MO, 2001, 1st, 10.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 44 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

23 color illustrations by Garin Baker illustrate Clement C. Moore's poem "Twas The Night Before Christmas." 5 full-page and 5 smaller color illustrations...

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