Golden Age Illustrators

 
The Kewpie Kutouts
  $1,250.00
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Rose O'Neill, VG (boards worn along edges, 1" split at spine tail, "Katherine Bane/January 2, 1915" written on the cover and "Katherine/from Father/January 2, 1915" written on the title page, interior sound), O'Neill, Rose, Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1914, 1st, pictorial boards

This copy includes the Kewpie Kutout paper dolls with color fronts and backs. 14 kewpies, six paper dolls, five dresses with fronts and backs. The...

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Stanislav Szukalski, Szukalski, Stanislav, Inscribed by the artist, Very Good (front cover torn, moderate wear to covers, staining to the back cover, mild wrinking to the first three pages, binding and interior sound), Glenn Bray, Sylmar, 1982, 1st, 12.25 inches, 11 inches, 94 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This copy is inscribed by Szukalski: "To Dear / Jim Hickey / With Good wishes / [undecipherable] gifted / Szukalski" It is inscribed to then Hanna-Barbera...

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Ludwig Hohlwein (1926)
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Ludwig Hohlwein, Frenzel, H. K, Hohlwein, Ludwig, Very Good+ (spine faded & ends frayed, corners lightly rubbed & frayed with boards showing but corners are still sharp, front cover bright, binding and interior Fine and well above average), Phonix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag, Berlin, 1926, 1st, 12 inches, 10 inches, 226 pages, 69 color and over 250 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, German, English

An incredible book on the most renown German commercial artist of the 20th century. Hohlwein was a master of design, the human figure and animal anatomy....

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Jose Segrelles, Segrelles, Jose, #295 of 3000 copies, Fine/Fine, Graficas Bormac, Valencia, Spain, 1986, 1st, 13.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 188 pages, 194 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, Spanish

The largest and best monograph on this magnificent Spanish painter-illustrator. He illustrated Poe's Tales of Mystery & Imagination, Wells' The War of...

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J. C. Leyendecker, Leyendecker, J. C., Very Good+ (stains and wear to the cloth covering the box, especially on the outside and along the seams, inside material in very sound condition, the scrolls function, turning key is present, and the outside lock functions), Chicago, Powers, Higley and Company, 1900, 17 inches, 16 inches, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

For Leyendecker collectors, an exceedingly rare and very early work by J.C. Leyendecker (1874-1951). At the age of 19, he was given his first commercial...

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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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Michael Tierney, Tierney, Michael, Very Fine, issued without dustjackets, in Very Fine slipcase, Chenault & Gray Publishing, Little Rock, AR, 2018, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 1224 pages, 5000 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather, English

This is the Leatherbound Collector's Edition. About 150 were made for the Kickstarter backers, plus a small overrun; it is now completely sold out...

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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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Austin Briggs, Briggs, Austin, Near Fine in Near Fine binder Pages are very clean. The first page has a small closed tear. The first and last pages have some toning. Ringholes show only very light wear. The binder is clean and unworn, only showing age., Institute of Commercial Art, Westport, CT, 1952, 1st, 14 inches, 12 inches, 140 pages, 2 color plates, 1 tipped-in color plate, over 300 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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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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Al Parker, Parker, Al, Near Fine in Near Fine binder. All the pages are present including all the color plates. Pages are clean. Ringholes show only mild to moderate wear, with a number of ringholes torn on the early pages. The binder is lightly worn along the edges and seams., 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

This copy belonged to Edwin Eberman, with his name engraved on the binder. Together with Albert Dorne, Edwin Eberman was a co-founder of the Famous Artists...

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Roger Avermaete, #526 of 1000 copies, NF (fragile item, very sound, partly uncut), Avermaete, Roger, Dorbon Aine, 1928, 1st, wraps

"Illustrated with 239 woodcuts, 230 in black & white and nine in color, by various artists, of which 177 from the original blocks. Standard study...

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Lin Bloomfield, Norman Lindsay, Bloomfield, Lin, Lindsay, Norman, Print run of 2000 copies, Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Odana / Josef Lebovic Galleries, Sydney, 1998, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.9 inches, 480 pages, over 500 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: Over a period of eighty years Australian artist Norman Alfred Williams Lindsay (1897-1969) produced a prodigious amount of work...

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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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Lin Bloomfield, Norman Lindsay, Bloomfield, Lin, Lindsay, Norman, Print run of 2000 copies, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (lower tips lightly bumped, book is otherwise Fine, dustjacket spine ends and back cover rubbed), Odana / Josef Lebovic Galleries, Sydney, 1998, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.9 inches, 480 pages, over 500 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

"Over a period of eighty years Australian artist Norman Alfred Williams Lindsay (1897-1969) produced a prodigious amount of work -- pencil drawings, pen and...

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David Apatoff, Mead Schaeffer, Apatoff, David, Schaeffer, Mead, #31 of 100 numbered copies signed by the author, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, Decatur, IL, 2020, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English Spanish

This Deluxe Edition--limited to just 100 copies--sold out in less than 24 hours!   It has a black slipcase embossed with the artist's autograph in...

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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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Jon Whitcomb, Whitcomb, Jon, Near Fine in Very Good binder. Except for the first page which has a small blue stain, the pages are clean with only slight toning. Ringholes show only very light wear and rust stains. The binder is worn., Institute of Commercial Art, Westport, CT, 1949, 1st, 14 inches, 12 inches, 142 pages, 1 double-page color illustration and over 400 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, 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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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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Sport Drawings
  $350.00
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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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Jose Segrelles, Segrelles, Jose, #766 of 3000 copies, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (mild reading wear, binding sound but not tight), Graficas Bormac, Valencia, Spain, 1986, 1st, 13.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 188 pages, 194 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, Spanish

An excellent monograph on this magnificent Spanish painter-illustrator. He illustrated Poe's Tales of Mystery & Imagination, Wells' The War of the...

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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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N.C. Wyeth: A Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings
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Christine B. Podmaniczky, N. C. Wyeth, Podmaniczky, Christine B., Wyeth, N. C., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase, Scala Publishers, London, 2008, 1st, 12.5 inches, 13.5 inches, 920 pages, over 2000 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Limited Supply! Brand New Shrinkwrapped Copies! Available at this price for a limited time! We have the last remaining copies from this warehouse...

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Sir William Russell Flint, Flint, Sir William Russell, Fine/Very Good+ (clean, bright & tight, dustjacket slightly spotted & edgeworn), Collins, London, 1950, 1st, 14.25 inches, 10.5 inches, 188 pages, 134 color and monochrome photogravure plates, Hardcover, cloth, English

A beautiful collection of lovely femmes drawn by Sir William Russell Flint. 134 drawings in all, with descriptive notes by the artist for each. Four...

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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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VF/VF in VF slipcase in publisher's printed cardboard clamshell box, Eyvind Earle, Earle, Eyvind, Eyvind Earle Publishing, 1996, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

Edited & designed by Earle himself, this exquisitely produced volume includes 833 high quality reproductions of Eyvind Earle's fabled Christmas card...

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Very Good+ (as usual, corners rubbed with boards showing, spine ends frayed, hinges sound, interior is very tight and clean), Edwin Austin Abbey, Lucas, E. V., Abbey, Edwin Austin, Methuen & Co., 1921, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, xxii, 519 pages, 200 black & white plates, Hardcover, cloth spine, English

This is the best book on Abbey: over five inches thick between two volumes and reproducing 200 Abbey illustrations. Written shortly after Abbey's death,...

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Lucinda Gosling, Fortunino Matania, Gosling, Lucinda, Matania, Fortunino, Limited to 100 copies slipcased and signed by the author, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, London, Book Palace, 2016, 1st, 9781907081385, 13 inches, 10 inches, 342 pages, over 750 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

The Ultra Deluxe Slipcased edition was limited to just 100 copies worldwide (with just 60 made available to public) and sold out instantly. It is...

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Walt & Roger Reed, Reed, Walt & Roger, #97 of the deluxe edition of 250 copies signed by the author Walt Reed and containing an estate-stamped original drawing from a sketchbook of F. R. Gruger, Very Fine in Fine slipcase, Madison Square Press, New York, 1984, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 355 pages, over 700 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, all edges gilt, English

"Society of Illustrators Special Edition." This is one of 250 deluxe editions signed by Walt Reed, containing an original drawing by Frederic Rodrigo Gruger...

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1954 Famous Artists Course
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Famous Artists School, Famous Artists School, Very Good+ in Very Good+ binders (mild wear to binders, light edgewear to some pages, the ringholes of some pages have been neatly reinforced), Westport, CT, Famous Artists School, 1954, 14 inches, 12 inches, 750 pages, 5000 black & white illustrations, 24 pages in color, Hardcover, printed custom binders, English

This is the 1954 version of the course, focusing on mid-century Saturday Evening Post-style magazine illustration. The Famous Artists School was...

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1960 Famous Artists Course
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Famous Artists School, Famous Artists School, Very Good+ (mild wear to binders, mild wear to pages, complete with lesson plates and assignment sheets), Westport, CT, Famous Artists Schools, 1960, 14 inches, 12 inches, 750 pages, over 2500 black & white illustrations, 38 pages in color, some tipped-in color plates, printed custom binders, English

This is the 1960 version of the course which began the classic illustration course's modification from classic SEP-style illustration to illustration &...

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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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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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Charles Dana Gibson, Gibson, Charles Dana, Near Fine (no rubbing to spine ends or corners, covers are clean, binding is sound, a nice copy) in a Very Good box, R. H. Russell & John Lane, New York & London, 1902, 1st, 11.75 inches, 17.75 inches, 88 pages, 84 full-page black & white illustrations, hardcover, white cloth spine, pictorial boards, beveled edges & corners, English

Housed in its original printed box, this is a beautiful copy with bright white cloth binding and no wear to the spine, corners or edges. There is some...

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Charles Dana Gibson, Gibson, Charles Dana, Near Fine (almost no wear to the spine, corners or edges, some occasional light spotting) in Very Good+ box (lid split at one corner and has a 1/2 inch tear at the side), Charles Scribner's Sons & John Lane, New York & London, 1904, 1st, 11.75 inches, 17.75 inches, 80 pages, 74 full-page black & white illustrations, hardcover, white cloth spine, pictorial boards, beveled edges & corners, English

Housed in its original printed box, this is a beautiful copy with bright white cloth binding and almost no wear to the spine, corners or edges. The top edge...

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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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Before The Dawn Of History
  $250.00
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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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J. Allen St. John, St. John, J. Allen, Limited to 500 deluxe slipcased copies with an extra 16 page portfolio, Fine/Fine in Near Fine slipcase (small bump to one lower corner), Vanguard, Montclair, NJ, 2005, 1st, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 192 pages, 174 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather, English

The Limited Slipcased Edition which sold out immediately upon publication. This slipcased edition contains an extra 16-page ''Collector's Edition...

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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

Out of Print! Mead Schaeffer is one of the best of the painterly Golden Age illustrators. Too often overlooked, this is the first book ever devoted...

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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

Out of print! Over 260 pieces by Golden Age illustrator and muralist Dean Cornwell (1892-1960) beautifully reproduced. From the publisher: This...

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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, 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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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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Charles Dana Gibson, Gibson, Charles Dana, Near Fine (only light wear to the corners, and a bit of mild spotting on the covers and edges) in a Very Good box (box lid is worn around the edges, has split along some of the seams, and has two pieces missing from the side panels), Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1897, 1st, 11.75 inches, 17.75 inches, 72 pages, 53 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

This is a first printing of this collection of Charles Dana Gibson's illustrations of the people and scenes of London during the year that he spent in...

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Norman Lindsay's Pen Drawings
  $200.00
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Norman Lindsay, VG+ (oversize covers worn along edges and spine, internally only light foxing on a few text pages, flat & clean), Lindsay, Norman, Angus & Robertson, 1931, 1st, wraps

This book largely reproduces the contents of the 1918 Pen Drawings of Norman Lindsay, however there are several plates exclusive to this edition. Excellent...

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Bruno Liljefors: The Peerless Eye
  $200.00
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Very Good+/Near Fine (slight binding flaw--a small gap between the first and second signatures - otherwise attractive copy), Bruno Liljefors, Hill, Martha, Liljefors, Bruno, Allen, 1987, 1st, 174 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth

Liljefors (1860-1939) was a bird & wildlife painter, one of the first of the modern school.

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Frank Brangwyn, Limited to 1000 copies, NF (very bright, clean,, 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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Stuart Davis: A Catalogue Raisonne - 3 Vol. Set
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Ani Boyajian, Mark Rutkoski, Stuart Davis, Boyajian, Mark Rutkoski, Ani, Davis, Stuart, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Yale Art Gallery / Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2007, 1st, 12.5 inches, 10 inches, 386+710+478 pages, 990 color and 1220 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

2008 George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award, Art Libraries Society of North America 2007 Honorable Mention, Award for Excellence, Art and Art History,...

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