Golden Age Illustrators

 
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John Singer Sargent, NF/NF, Hills, Patricia, Sargent, John Singer, Whitney/Abrams, 1986, 1st, cloth

The catalogue for the exhibition at the Whitney Museum and the Art Institute of Chicago of Sargent's works in pencil, pastel, charcoal, watercolor, and oil....


Illustration Magazine #65
  $15.00
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Very Fine, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2019, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, wraps, English

In this issue: We feature the work of COLES PHILLIPS, best known for his slick magazine illustrations and "fadeaway girl" covers for LIFE magazine,...

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Jungle Tales
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Harry Rountree, Rountree, Harry, Very Good (wear and fraying to spine ends, wear to rear corners with boards showing, front corners sharp, spotting to edges and pages throughout), London, Frederick Warne, nd (1934), 9 inches, 7 inches, 164 pages, 6 color and 117 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The cover proclaims this "A Harry Rountree Book". This book both written & illustrated by Harry Rountree is filled with a wide variety of his trademark...

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The Art of Rafael DeSoto
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David Saunders, Rafael DeSoto, Saunders, David, DeSoto, Rafael, 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 illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: This is the ultimate book on the life and work of pulp, paperback, and men's adventure magazine artist Rafael DeSoto. This...

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David Saunders, Rafael DeSoto, Saunders, David, DeSoto, Rafael, Limited to 100 numbered copies signed by the author and slipcased, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase, Illustrated Press, Decatur, IL, 2019, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the Deluxe Edition. The book is signed and numbered by the author and comes in a matching cloth slipcase. Limited to 100 copies. (The trade...

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Monkeys (#938)
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Lawson Wood, Wood, Lawson, Very Good+ (moderate wear, very sound), Racine, WI, Whitman Publishing Company, 1936, 12.5 inches, 10 inches, 12 pages, 12 full-page color illustrations, Softcover, linen like paper wraps, English

Lawson Woods' monkeys illustrations became immensely popular in both the U.S. and Britain, appearing on numerous Collier's Magazine covers, and the subject...

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Patricia Janis Broder, Dean Cornwell, Broder, Patricia Janis, Cornwell, Dean, Very Fine in Very 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

Dean Cornwell (1892 – 1960) was an American illustrator and muralist. His oil paintings were frequently featured in such popular magazines as Redbook,...

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Susan E. Meyer, Meyer, Susan E., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Abrams, New York, 1978, 1st, 13.25 inches, 10.5 inches, 311 pages, 417 illustrations, including 186 color plates, some tipped-in, hardcover, cloth, English

A warehouse find! I love this book! A pristine condition first printing of an absolutely dynamite book profiling ten artists from the Golden Age of...


Norman Lindsay: Impulse to Draw
  $75.00
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Lin Bloomfield, Norman Lindsay, Bloomfield, Lin, Lindsay, Norman, Near Fine (large crease on front cover otherwise Fine), Odana, Sydney, 1994, 2nd, 9.25 inches, 7 inches, 223 pages, 280 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Australian artist Norman Alfred Williams Lindsay (1879-1969). 280 pencil drawings are reproduced in this volume together with a text featuring Lindsay's own...

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Norman Lindsay: Impulse to Draw
  $95.00
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Lin Bloomfield, Norman Lindsay, Bloomfield, Lin, Lindsay, Norman, Fine, Odana, Sydney, 1994, 2nd, 9.25 inches, 7 inches, 223 pages, 280 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Australian artist Norman Alfred Williams Lindsay (1879-1969). 280 pencil drawings are reproduced in this volume together with a text featuring Lindsay's own...

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William Lyon Phelps, Dean Cornwell, Phelps, William Lyon, Cornwell, Dean, Very Good (lower corners bumped and worn, upper corners worn, boards showing at all four corners, spine cloth and interior sound, 1926 gift inscription), Cosmopolitan, New York, 1926, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9 inches, 116 pages, 12 color plates, hardcover, cloth spine, English

A travelogue of the Holy Land illustrated with twelve color plates reproducing paintings by Dean Cornwell. Originally serialized in Good Housekeeping...

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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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Hugh Ferriss, Ferriss, Hugh, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Santa Monica, Hennessey & Ingalls, 1998, 1st thus, 0940512114, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, x, 102 pages, 60 full-page illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

A 1998 republication of a scarce title from America's greatest architectural draftsman. First published in 1953 and long out of print, the sixty bold...

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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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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Kirchner, Ernst Ludwig, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Prestel, New York, 2014, 1st, 12.8 inches, 10.2 inches, 192 pages, 156 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, English

Plenty of foldouts, beautiful prints, and an index poster of the plates in the back. Widely considered one of the major works of Expressionist...

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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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Maxfield Parrish
  $30.00
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Laurence S. Cutler, Judy Goffman Cutler, Maxfield Parrish, Cutler, Judy Goffman Cutler, Laurence S., Parrish, Maxfield, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (mild wear), Crescent, New York, 1993, 3rd, 14.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 112 pages, 94 color and 12 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

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Andrew Loomis, Loomis, Andrew, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (mild shelfwear, corners rubbed but sharp, binding & interior very soun, Viking, New York, 1947, 2nd 1948, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 302 pages, well-illustrated in black & white, with 22 pages in color, hardcover, cloth, English

This 1948 second printing of the original edition is from the library of Disney and Dreamworks animator Pres Romanillos. His original sales receipt from...

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N. C. Wyeth
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Kate F. Jennings, Jennings, Kate F., Near Fine in very good dustjacket (dustjacket sunned and edge worn), Crescent, New York, 1992, 3rd, 14.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 112 pages, 84 color and 10 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

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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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Hermann Vogel Album 1
  $35.00
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Hermann Vogel, Vogel, Hermann, Very Fine, Belloloco, Angouleme, 2014, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8 inches, 48 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, French

"Extraits naturels de dessin a bords perdus" A collection of Hermann Vogel illustrations published between 1889 and 1895. Hermann Vogel was a late 19th...

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Veronique Fromanger, Rembrandt Bugatti, Fromanger, Veronique, Bugatti, Rembrandt, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Paris, Les Editions De l'Amateur, 2016, 1st thus, 978-2859175603, 12.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 392 pages, over 800 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The most extensive retrospective on this famous Italian sculptor Rembrandt Bugatti, known primarily for his breathtaking wildlife bronzes. Includes a...


Michael Schau, Coles Phillips, Schau, Michael, Phillips, Coles, Very Good+ in Very Good+ price-clipped dustjacket (corners lightly bumped, dustjacket edges worn & chipped), New York, Watson-Guptill, 1975, 1st, 0823001733, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 176 pages, 48 color plates, over 130 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the dust jacket: Coles Phillips created the ideal image of American womanhood during the Golden Age of Illustration. In hundreds of magazine covers,...

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

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

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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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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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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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John La Gatta: An Artist's Life
  $100.00
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Jill Bossert, John La Gatta, Bossert, Jill, La Gatta, John, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (upper corner lightly bent, some spots to top edge, interior new and unread, light wear to dustjacket), Madison Square Press, New York, 2000, 1st, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 168 pages, 215 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The first & only monograph on this fantastic golden age glamour illustrator. The first 60 pages are an illustrated biography of the artist. The...

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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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Brian M Kane, Hal Foster, Kane, Brian M, Foster, Hal, Near Fine (light wear to covers), Vanguard, Lebanon, NJ, 2002, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 208 pages, 75 color and over 290 black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: In the first comprehensive biography of Hal Foster, author Brian M. Kane examines the 70-year career of one of the greatest...

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Patricia Janis Broder, Dean Cornwell, Broder, Patricia Janis, Cornwell, Dean, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (light shelfwear, long closed tear along the dustjacket spine), 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

This is the 2000 reprint of the original 1978 edition. Rprinted from the original printing plates, the reproduction is nearly identical. A great book and...

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Stephen D. Korshak (ed.), Frank R. Paul, Korshak (ed.), Stephen D., Paul, Frank R., Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light edgewear), New York, Castle Books, 2010, 1st thus, 9780785826095, 12.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 128 pages, over 150 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A book on the life and art of the Grandfather of science-fiction illustration. Frank R. Paul painted over 200 SF covers and created in excess of 1000 black...

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Essential Klimt
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Laura Payne, Gustav Klimt, Payne, Laura, Klimt, Gustav, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (slight fading to the front of the dustjacket, mild wear to top edge), Dempsey Parr, Bath, England, 2000, 9781840847024, 11.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the dustjacket: Gustav Klimt was a leader among the artists of the Viennese Secession in the early twentieth century. From his early decorative-arts...

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Joseph Homme, Cheryl Homme, Homme, Cheryl Homme, Joseph, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light edge wear to dustjacket), Portland, OR, Collector's Press, 2002, 1st, 9781888054712, 11.5 inches, 11.25 inches, 208 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Remember hiding under the covers and being swept away by a fantastical tale while clutching a flashlight? Sure, it...

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Manuel Auad, Franklin Booth, Auad, Manuel, Booth, Franklin, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, 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 much...

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William Stout, Charles R. Knight, Stout, William, Knight, Charles R., Very Fine, Pasadena, CA, Terra Nova Press, 2002, 1st, 0971271666, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 60 pages, over 140 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A collection of over 140 drawings and sketches in pencil and charcoal by the legendary animal artist who specialized in prehistoric subjects. The book is...

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Aesop's Fables
  $175.00
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Blanche Winder, Harry Rountree, Winder, Blanche, Rountree, Harry, Very Good+ (only light wear, covers bright and clean, spine cracked at pages 230-231, top- and fore-edge lightly spotted, plates and pages very clean & bright), London, Ward, Lock & Co., nd (1925), 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 340 pages, 48 color plates, hardcover, decorative cloth with onlaid color plate, English

From 1925, a beautiful copy of a fragile British children's book featuring 48 watercolor paintings by the inimitable Harry Rountree. This is the original...

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Aesop's Fables (Very Good+)
  $125.00
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Blanche Winder, Harry Rountree, Winder, Blanche, Rountree, Harry, Very Good+ (moderate wear to covers, spine ends and corners rubbed, spine cracked at pages 230-231, top- and fore-edge lightly soiled, corner of half-title page cut, 1950 gift inscription neatly written inside, interior sound), London, Ward, Lock & Co., nd (1925), 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 340 pages, 48 color plates, hardcover, decorative cloth with onlaid color plate, English

From 1925, a very sound, solid copy of a fragile British children's book featuring 48 watercolor paintings by the inimitable Harry Rountree. This is the...

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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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Harvey Dunn, Reed, Walt, Dunn, Harvey, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Flesk, Santa Cruz, 2010, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 304 pages, 294 color and 73 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English, English

The definitive book on this powerful painter, illustrator, and teacher! Harvey Dunn was one of twentieth century America’s most powerful...

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Heath Robinson Advertising
  $35.00
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Geoffrey Beare, W. Heath Robinson, Beare, Geoffrey, Robinson, W. Heath, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (four tiny spots to the top edge otherwise Fine, light wear to dustjacket), Bellew Publishing, London, 1992, 9781857250398, 9.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 192 pages, almost 200 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

In this remarkable book, Geoffrey Beare has tracked down and, for the first time, catalogued all the available information on Heath Robinson's commercial...

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The World of M. C. Escher
  $25.00
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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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Tierstudien
  $195.00
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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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Michele H. Bogart, Bogart, Michele H., Very Fine, Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997, 1st thus, 9781560987666, 8 inches, 8 inches, xvi, 390 pages, 99 black & white photographs, Softcover, wraps, English

From the Publisher: Bogart's groundbreaking consideration of public art as a topic for serious scholarly consideration examines the sustained and...

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The Art of Harry Anderson
  $45.00
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Harry Anderson, Anderson, Harry, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Illustrated Press, 2018, 1st, 9780999513811, 12, 9, 224, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This spectacular new  book explores the life and work of illustrator Harry Anderson. This volume is printed in full color throughout and features over...

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Alma M. Gilbert, Maxfield Parrish, Gilbert, Alma M., Parrish, Maxfield, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, London, Philip Wilson Publishers, 2005, 1st, 9780856676017, 11 inches, 9.5 inches, 136 pages, over 90 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: Maxfield Parrish, Master of Make-Believe describes the life and popularity of this famous early twentieth-century American artist....

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J. David Spurlock, J. Allen St. John, Spurlock, J. David, St. John, J. Allen, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Somerset, NJ, Vanguard, 2005, 1st, 9781887591621, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 176 pages, over 150 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the dustjacket: Grand Master of Adventure: The Drawings of J. Allen St. John collects for the first time the exquisite pen, ink, and pencil...

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