Golden Age Illustrators

 
Fridolf Johnson, Rockwell Kent, Johnson, Fridolf, Kent, Rockwell, From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Very Good+ (light shelfwear and rubbing to the lower front corner of the cover, interior Fine, flat, tight, clean), Dover, New York, 1976, 1st, 11.2 inches, 8.4 inches, xiv, 130 pages, 231 illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

From the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of Nick Meglin"...

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William Stout, Joseph Clement Coll, Stout, William, Coll, Joseph Clement, #709 of 950 numbered copies signed by the compiler Wm Stout, Near Fine (upper rear corner rubbed otherwise Fine), Pasadena, CA, Terra Nova, 2001, 1st, 0971271623, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 60 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of Nick Meglin"...

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John Fleskes, Joseph Clement Coll, Fleskes, John, Coll, Joseph Clement, The hardbound edition limited to 800 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Flesk, Santa Cruz, CA, 2003, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 168 pages, over 220 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of Nick Meglin"...

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John Fleskes, Franklin Booth, Fleskes, John, Booth, Franklin, Hardcover edition with a tipped-in color plate and limited to 500 copies, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (lower tips lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine, two short closed tears to dustjacket otherwise Very Fine), Flesk, Santa Cruz, CA, 2002, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, over 180 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of Nick Meglin"...

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John Fleskes, Joseph Clement Coll, Fleskes, John, Coll, Joseph Clement, From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Near Fine (corners lightly rubbed, three dents and one light thumbdent to the back cover, tight,, Flesk, Santa Cruz, CA, 2003, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 168 pages, over 200 illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

From the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of Nick Meglin"...

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Ralph & Keith S. Gardner Lewis, Sir William Russell Flint, Lewis, Ralph & Keith S. Gardner, Flint, Sir William Russell, Very Good+ (mild wear), Frost and Reed / Christopher Wade, London, 1977, 1st, 13.5 inches, 11 inches, 40 pages, 31 color and 2 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Sir William Russell Flint (1880-1969) was a member of the Royal Academy and renown in his lifetime for his book illustration, watercolors, and female nudes....

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J. C. Leyendecker (1974)
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Michael Schau, J. C. Leyendecker, Schau, Michael, Leyendecker, J. C., Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (mild wear to dustjacket), New York, Watson-Guptill, 1974, 1st, 0823027570, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 208 pages, 64 color plates, over 200 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This was for three decades the only major monograph on this great illustrator. It remains a major resource, one of only three books on the artist. Features...

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William R. Leigh, Leigh, William R., Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket (cloth covers are lightly spotted, dustjacket edges worn and torn), Simon & Schuster, New York, 1938, 1st, 9.4 inches, 6.4 inches, 300 pages, 53 black & white illustrations, map endpapers, hardcover, cloth, English

In 1926, Western artist Leigh was commissioned to paint the backgrounds for the African Hall of the American Museum of Natural History in New York. He...

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David Saunders, Allen Anderson, Saunders, David, Anderson, Allen, One of 100 numbered copies signed by the author, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase in original shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, Decatur, IL, 2019, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Deluxe Edition of the book, limited to just 100 copies signed and numbered by author David Saunders on a color illustrated plate, and presented in a red...

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Drawings by Heinrich Kley
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Heinrich Kley, Kley, Heinrich, Very Fine, New York, Dover, 1961, 10.7 inches, 7.7 inches, viii, 128 pages, 200 illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A collection of all of the drawings from Skizzenbuch (1909) and Skizzenbuch II (1910). Two sketchbooks by Heinrich Kley, one of the greatest cartoonists...

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Lynd Ward, Ward, Lynd, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Abrams, New York, 1974, 1st, 11 inches, 11 inches, 388 pages, 743 illustrations, some in color, hardcover, cloth, English

This massive book is the major monograph on Lynd Ward, collecting his six novels-in-woodcuts, other book illustrations, and prints, with a text by the...

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The Art of Allen Anderson
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David Saunders, Allen Anderson, Saunders, David, Anderson, Allen, Limited to 900 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Illustrated Press, Decatur, IL, 2019, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: This is the ultimate book on the work of pulp artist ALLEN ANDERSON. Known best for his covers for PLANET STORIES, DELL COMICS, spicy...

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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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Daniel Zimmer, Haddon Sundblom, Zimmer, Daniel, Sundblom, Haddon, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2018, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. Signed and numbered by the author on an insert book plate, presented in a red slipcase, and limited to 100 copies. From the...

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Ellen Wardwell Lee, William McGregor Paxton, Lee, Ellen Wardwell, Paxton, William McGregor, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (light bump to rear corner, dustjacket edges worn), Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 10 inches, 165 pages, 53 color plates and over 38 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The only major monograph devoted to this marvelous Boston school artist. Paxton was a student of Gerome and specialized in lush portraits of beautiful...


Gus Bofa, Bofa, Gus, Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Cornelius, Paris, 2003, 1st, 6.5 inches, 5.75 inches, 128 pages, 40 color and 15 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, French

Syntheses Litteraires was originally published in 1923. A collection of witty full color portraits of famous authors including Zola, Schopenhauer,...

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Black & White Images 2
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Limited to 2000 copies, Fine, Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. / JVJ Publishing, Palo Alto, CA, 2004, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, vi, 106 pages, over 300 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

The long out-of-print second issue of this magazine devoted to excellent reproduction of rare illustration artwork from the turn of the last century...

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Black & White Images 3
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Limited to 2000 copies, Fine, Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. / JVJ Publishing, Palo Alto, CA, 2006, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 112 pages, 230 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

The long out-of-print third issue of this magazine devoted to excellent reproduction of rare illustration artwork from the turn of the last century...

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Illustration Magazine #65
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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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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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Norman Lindsay: Impulse to Draw
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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
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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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Alfons Mucha, Mucha, Alfons, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Les Editions Rmn-Grand Palais, 2018, 1st, 978-2711871254, 12.75 inches, 8.1 inches, 248 pages, 256 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

This is the beautifully produced catalogue for the amazing Alphonse Mucha exhibition at the Musée du Luxembourg from September 2018 to January 2019....

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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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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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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