Golden Age Illustrators

 
Will Bradley: His Graphic Art
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Will Bradley, NF, Hornung, Clarence P, Bradley, Will, Dover, 1974, wraps

A collection of his posters, illustrations, typographic designs, and decorations.

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Very Fine/Very Fine, Alexander Phimister Proctor, Hassrick, Peter H., Proctor, Alexander Phimister, Amon Carter Museum / Third, 2003, 1st, 1903942225, Hardcover, boards, English

Companion volume to the first major exhibition of the work of Alexander Phimister Proctor (1860-1950), one of America's most prolific and successful...

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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Robert F. Karolevitz, Harvey Dunn, Karolevitz, Robert F., Dunn, Harvey, South Dakota Art Museum, 2017, 1st revised, 978-0-9666544-2-4, 12.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 208 pages, over 270 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

This new edition of Where Your Heart Is, originally published in 1970, retains the excellent original text, but "with the advances in technology, we have...

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June DuBois, William R. Leigh, DuBois, June, Leigh, William R., Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (upper corners bumped, moderate shelfwear, previous owner's blindstamp on both free endpapers and the title page, interior sound, chips and tears to dustjacket, previous owner's gold label on back panel), Lowell Press, Kansas City, MO, 1977, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 210 pages, 66 color and over 60 black & white illustrations, 24 photos, Hardcover, leather spine, cloth

One of two major monographs on this Taos painter of the American Southwest. From the library of James (Jimmy) Hickey, a longtime TV and feature animation...

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John Edward Dell, Walt Reed, N.C. Wyeth, et al, Edward Dell, Walt Reed, John, Wyeth, et al, N.C., Fine in Fine dustjacket, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, 2000, 1st, 12.3 inches, 9.5 inches, 130 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

A collection of paintings by N.C. Wyeth, Howard Pyle, Harvey Dunn, Frank Schoonover, Philip R. Goodwin and Dean Cornwell.  From the publisher: As...

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Vigeland
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Gustav Vigeland, VF, Vigeland, Gustav, Normanns, 1993, wraps, French, English, Spanish, German

Gustav Vigeland (1869-1943) was a sculptor. This is a picture book of the Vigeland Sculpture Park and Museum in Oslo. Deco sculptures of nude men,...

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Lucy Oakley, Edwin Austin Abbey, Oakley, Lucy, Abbey, Edwin Austin, Limited to 1500 copies, Near Fine (some rubbing at the bottom of the spine, flat, tight, clean), Columbia University, New York, 1994, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 104 pages, 9 color and 78 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

From the Introduction by Allen Staley: In the 1870s, Abbey was an illustrator, not a painter, and as this exhibition demonstrates he remained an...

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Alex Chun, Russell Patterson, Chun, Alex, Patterson, Russell, Mild bump to corner, otherwise Very Fine (new and unread) with Very Fine obi band, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2006, 1st, 9781560977377, 156097737X, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 184 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Over 200 illustrations compiled by co-editor Shane Glines. The long biographical essay is by our pal, Armando Mendez. From the publisher: Imagine...

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Alex Chun, Russell Patterson, Chun, Alex, Patterson, Russell, Very Fine (sharp corners, new and unread) with Very Fine obi band, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2006, 1st, 9781560977377, 156097737X, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 184 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A mint copy of this long out of print art book, the only collection of this influential illustrator's work. Over 200 illustrations compiled by co-editor...

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Toonerville Trolley
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Fontaine Fox, NF/NF (one corner bumped, very clean & tight), Galewitz and Don Winslow, Herb, Fox, Fontaine, Weathervane, circa 1972, 1st Weathervane, cloth

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Signed by Pres Romanillos, Very Fine/Fine, Thomas Hart Benton, Marling, Karal Ann, Benton, Thomas Hart, University of Missouri Press, 1985, 1st, 0826204074, Hardcover, cloth, English

This was Disney and Dreamworks animator Pres Romanillos' personal copy with his ownership signature on the title page. This book has 203 drawing...

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Tierstudien
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Emil Lohse, Lohse, Emil, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (lower corner lightly bumped, dustjacket chipped at corners and spine), Veb E. A. Seemann, Leipzig, 1956, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, xviii, 142 pages, 132 plates (about half in color), plus 6 text illustrations, hardcover, cloth, German

A collection of beautiful animal studies, most dating from 1905 to 1930. A wide assortment of mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects drawn from life or, in a...

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This Is My Own
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Rockwell Kent, VG+ (1940 previous owner's name on front free end paper), Kent, Rockwell, Duell, Sloan & Pierce, 1940, 1st, cloth

Rockwell Kent's first autobiography - written immediately after his most productive decade. Filled with illustrations created expressly for this book.

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NF/NF ex-library copy (usual library marks and stamps, mild shelfwear), W. H. D. Koerner, Hutchinson, W. H, Koerner, W. H. D., University of Oklahoma Press, 1978, 1st, Hardcover, leather

An excellent biography of the Western artist/illustrator. Koerner was one of Howard Pyle's students and also influenced by classmates Harvey Dunn and Frank...

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The World of Norman Lindsay
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Lin Bloomfield, Norman Lindsay, Bloomfield, Lin, Lindsay, Norman, Near Fine (covers lightly rubbed, flat, clean, tight), Sydney, Odana, 1995, Revised and updated 3rd printing, 0 908154 55 5, 9.25 inches, 7 inches, xvi, 158 pages, 12 color and 90 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

An introduction to the life and work of this Australian artist. Twelve paintings are reproduced in color.This is the "revised and updated 3rd printing" of...

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The World of M. C. Escher
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J. L. Locher, M. C. Escher, Locher, J. L., Escher, M. C., Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (top edge sunned, light edge wear to dustjacket), Abradale Press, New York, 1988, 0810980843, 12 inches, 8.75 inches, 264 pages, 8 color and 298 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A comprehensive overview of the woodcuts and lithographs by M. C. Escher. 300 illustrations with 8 color plates.

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The Works of John Held Jr.
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John Held Jr, Held, Jr, John, Fine, Ives Washburn, New York, 1931, 1st, 11 inches, 8.75 inches, 168 pages, black & white woodcut illustrations throughout, hardcover, Red velvet fabric covered boards, English

The first and only collection of Held's popular 1920s woodcut-style cartoons. This hardcover collection published in 1931, has been reprinted by Dover...

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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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Eric Kroll, Bill Ward, Kroll, Eric, Ward, Bill, Very Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket (some wear along the top edge of the dustjacket spine otherwise Very Fine) and Very Fine belly band, Taschen, Koln, 2006, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards

This massive tome on Ward includes the most extensive and intimate biography of the artist extant. Out of print. From the publisher: "Ward's women...

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Gregory Benford, Benford, Gregory, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Hearst Books, 2010, 2nd, 9781588168221, 9.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the inside flap: Between 1903 and 1969, scientists and other experts made hundreds of predictions in Popular Mechanics magazine about what the...

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Lanning, ed. Aldrich, Aldrich, Lanning, ed., Near Fine, New York, Ballantine, 1975, 3rd, 0345294521, 9 inches, 11 inches, 98 pages, 46 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

45 full-page color plates of Charles M. Russell paintings.

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Marsha Hunt, Hunt, Marsha, Fine/Fine, Fallbrook, Fallbrook Publishing Ltd., 1993, 1st, 1882747003, 12.25 inches, 9 inches, 438 pages, over 500 black and white photographs, Hardcover, boards, English

The Way We Wore presents selections from Marsha Hunt's personal treasury of pictures, fashion layouts, production stills and publicity shots from her early...

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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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The Third Book of Virgil Finlay
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #186 of 1300 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, about 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's pre-1955 pulp illustrations. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork. From the dustjacket: This...

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The Story Of The Southwest
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VG ex-library copy (spine ends worn, boards showing), C.H. DeWitt, McNeer, May, DeWitt, C.H., Harper & Brothers, 1948, Hardcover, decorative cloth, English

A title in a popular series of children's books profiling regions of the U.S.A. Color lithographed pages bring out the subtlety of C.H. DeWitt's artwork....

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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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The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss
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Dr. Seuss, Seuss, Dr., Fine/Near Fine, New York, Random House, 1995, Later, 0679434488, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, 76 full-page and double-page color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, English

A collection of Theodor Geisel's personal works: paintings, sculptures, and drawings. 76 full-color illustrations. With an introduction by Maurice Sendak...

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The Second Book of Virgil Finlay
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #211 of 1300 copies, Fine in Near Fine price-clipped dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1978, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, over 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's 1940-1955 pulp illustrations. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork, the majority reproduced the same...

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VG (edges rubbed, boards showing at corners, studio stamps on endpapers, internally VG+), Art Directors Club, 1923, 1st, cloth spine

245 entries from 124 artists, including: Ralph Barton,  Franklin Booth,  Charles Livingston Bull,  Dean Cornwell, ...

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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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Alice Carter, Jessie Wilcox Smith, Violet Oakley, Elizabeth Shippen Green., Carter, Alice, Wilcox Smith, Violet Oakley, Elizabeth Shippen Green., Jessie, Lower corners lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine/Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Abrams, New York, 2000, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 216 pages, 60 color plates, 115 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The story of brandywine illustrators Jessie Wilcox Smith, Violet Oakley, and Elizabeth Shippen Green. From the publisher: Illustrators Jessie Willcox...

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Sydney Ure Smith, Bertram Stevens, Norman Lindsay, Ure Smith, Bertram Stevens, Sydney, Lindsay, Norman, Limited to 2000 copies, Very Good+ (the covers are moderately worn along edges, some mild spotting to the top edge, internally sound, all the tissue guards between the plates are present, some small stains to pages), Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1918, 1st, 11.2 inches, 9 inches, 52 plates & 16 pages, 51 plates by NL (4 tipped-in), 1 by Lionel Lindsay of NL, softcover, stiff oversize wraps (rebound), English

51 plates by Norman Lindsay (4 tipped-in) and one plate by Lionel Lindsay of Norman Lindsay. Includes articles "Norman Lindsay" by Julian Ashton and "Norman...

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Stephen D. Korshak, J. Allen St. John, Korshak, Stephen D., St. John, J. Allen, Very Fine, Vanguard, Lakewood, 2008, 1-887591-89-3, 12 inches, 9 inches, 160 pages, over 170 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

Over 170 paintings of "Tarzan", John Carter of "Mars", and more - many shot from original paintings. Vanguard's second volume devoted to the work of J....

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Edmund Peel, Joaquin Sorolla, Peel, Edmund, Sorolla, Joaquin, Fine, London, Sotheby's Publications, 1998, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 264 pages, 66 paintings and 30 oil sketches are reproduced in both color and black & white, plus 52 other illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

An excellent English-language monograph on Sorolla. This was the catalogue of the exhibition organized by the San Diego Museum of Art and the Instituto...

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The Pageant Of Venice
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Frank Brangwyn, VG+ (hinges weak, corners & boards edges slightly rubbed), Hutton, Edward, Brangwyn, Frank, John Lane, 1922, 1st, 3/4 cloth

An illustrated book.

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The One Rose
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Rose O'Neill, NF/NF, Ruggles, Rowena Godding, O'Neill, Rose, 1974, 1st thus, cloth, English

"The One Rose: Mother of the Immortal Kewpies. "A Biography of Rose O'Neill and the Story of Her Work. "Second Edition with Supplemental Material." 213...

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Dave Stivers, Stivers, Dave, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Collector's Showcase, San Diego, 1986, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 143 pages, over 200 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A pictorial history of vintage Cream of Wheat advertising from the first half of the twentieth century. The founder of the company was an art connoisseur...

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The Mousetrap
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Near Fine (corners slightly rubbed, light thumbdents, otherwise flat, clean), Carl Macek & Associates, Yorba Linda, 1970, 1st, 12 inches, 8.75 inches, 74 pages, color and black & white, softcover, spiralbound with cardstock covers, English

The Mousetrap was published in 1937 by Ward Ritchie in a limited numbered edition of 500 for the Disney Studio. It was an unofficial in-house publication...

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The Most of John Held Jr.
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Mark Connelly, John Held Jr, Connelly, Mark, Held, Jr, John, Very Good+ in Very Good price-clipped dustjacket (holes and fading to the endpapers, interior clean, corners sharp, dustjacket is worn with closed tear, stains and a tape repair), Stephen Greene Press, Brattleboro, VT, 1972, 1st, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 144 pages, 117 illustrations, 38 pages in color, hardcover, cloth, English

The best collection of this artist's work to date. This monograph covers all aspects of Held's stunning work: pen & ink, woodcuts, watercolors, &...

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The Metropolis of Tomorrow
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Hugh Ferriss, Ferriss, Hugh, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, New York, Princeton Architectural Press, 1986, 2nd 1998, 0910413118, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 200 pages, 64 full-page and 46 text illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Architectural illustrator Ferriss envisions future trends based upon his observations in the 1920s. Part One, Cities of Today. Part Two, Projected...

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David Larkin, Chris Mayger, Larkin, David, Mayger, Chris, Near Fine (mild wear to covers), Peacock Press, New York, 1976, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, 40 full-page color plates and 13 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

40 full-page color plates and 13 black & white illustrations.

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Walt Reed, Joseph Clement Coll, Reed, Walt, Coll, Joseph Clement, Near Fine (light shelfwear, spine tight, pages flat & clean), Northlight, Westport, CT, 1978, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, over 250 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

The classic monograph on this pen and ink artist (1880-1921). The plentiful illustrations are presented chronologically and represent his best work....

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Stanislav Szukalski, Szukalski, Stanislav, Near Fine (covers rubbed, interior Fine), Sylmar/Chicago, Archives Szukalski / The Polish Museum of America, 1990, 1st, 0962623008, 6.7 inches, 6 inches, 120 pages, 52 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"Stanislav Szukalski, Early Works (1913-1930) as photographed by the artist" A book of photographs of early, now lost sculptures created by Stanislav...

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The London Week-End Book
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Francis Marshall, VF, Marshall, Francis, Seeley Service, 1953, cloth, English

A guide to London written and illustrated by Francis Marshall.

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The Legendary Artists Of Taos
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Mary Carroll Nelson, Fine/VG (dustjacket tears, tape-repair), Nelson, Mary Carroll, Watson-Guptill, 1980, 1st, cloth

The founding of New Mexico's famous art colony, its pioneer artists, and the artists who followed.

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The Legendary Artists Of Taos
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Mary Carroll Nelson, VF/VG (several dustjacket tears), Nelson, Mary Carroll, Watson-Guptill, 1980, 1st, cloth

The founding of New Mexico's famous art colony, its pioneer artists, and the artists who followed.

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The Legendary Artists Of Taos
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Mary Carroll Nelson, NF/VG (one corner bumped, several dustjacket tears), Nelson, Mary Carroll, Watson-Guptill, 1980, 1st, cloth

The founding of New Mexico's famous art colony, its pioneer artists, and the artists who followed.

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The Kewpie Kutouts
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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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