Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to 1500 copies, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Los Angeles, GDC Entertainment Ltd., 2002, 1st, 9628660314, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 115 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A lavish glossy full-color book on THRU THE MOEBIUS STRIP; the independently produced, computer animated film based upon an original story and designs by...

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A Fox In The Family
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Very Fine, Ken Carlson, Hauser, Dwight, Carlson, Ken, Leswing Communications, 1970, 1st, 64 pages, 42 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial cloth

"The instinct for survival, or as Jack London calls it, “The Call of the Wild,” is a part of very wild animal, including foxes. "Foxy, though...

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A Mountain Harvest Cookbook
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Near Fine (flat, tight & unread), Jeffrey Jones, Sickler, Roberta, Jones, Jeffrey, Doubleday, 1985, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, xiv, 226 pages, 75 black & white text illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Jones contributes 75 pen and ink drawings of herbs, fruits and vegetables as well as a color cover to this natural foods cookbook.

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A Sort Of Saga
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Near Fine/Near Fine (slightly aged, dust jacket very slightly chipped). A very attractive copy, Bill Mauldin, Mauldin, Bill, Wm Sloane, 1949, 1st, 301 pages, over 90 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, English

A memoir of Bill Mauldin's unorthodox boyhood. Very Eisner-esque illustrations throughout. "It seems that once upon a time - in fact, many times...

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Very Good+ (lower corners bumped, light wear), James Laver, Laver, James, Studio, nd (circa 1940s), 1st, 128 pages, 172 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

172 illustrations by 124 artists. Emphasis is on British and American illustrators including Brangwyn, Cornwell, Covarrubias, Flint, Kent, Marshall,...

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A Brush With Life
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Very Fine/Fine, Glen Loates, Loates, Glen, Abrams, 1984, 1st, 81 pages + 86 color plates, 157 illustrations, including 86 color plates, Hardcover, cloth

North American wildlife. "Few artists have been blessed with Glen Loates’ skill in depicting nature accurately, and few who specialize in painting...

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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Grass Valley, Underwood, 1998, 1st, 1887424415, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, xii, 164 pages, 100 color and 40 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The out-of-print hardcover edition. The incredible paintings of Frank Frazetta have brought him worldwide fame, legions of loyal fans, and scores of...

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Very Fine, Mel Ramos, Ramos, Mel, Moderne Kunst Nürnberg, 2014, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 180 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps

Mel Ramos: New Prints surveys a range of Ramos' print work, starting from his figurative departure from Abstract Expressionism to his portraits of comic...

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Signed on the half-title page, Fine in VG+ dust jacket (several closed tears to dust jacket), Wallace Tripp, Tripp, Wallace, Sparhawk, 1981, 1st, 9.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, 12 full-page color and over 100 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English Japanese

After 40 children's books, this was Tripp's first picture book for adults. A wonderful collection of richly illustrated cartoons showcasing his singular...

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Wallace Tripp's Wurst Seller
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Fine in VG+ dust jacket, Wallace Tripp, Tripp, Wallace, Sparhawk, 1981, 1st, 9.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, 12 full-page color and over 100 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

After 40 children's books, this was Tripp's first picture book for adults. A wonderful collection of richly illustrated cartoons showcasing his singular...

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Les Parisiennes
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Kiraz, Kiraz, Fine issued without dust jacket in publisher's shrink wrap, Larousse, Paris, 2014, 1st, 12 inches, 10.5 inches, 256 pages, over 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This latest book on Kiraz is a large coffee table art book featuring over 250 works, most never before published. Preface by Christian Lacroix . The...

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Lawrence Blackmore, Jim Holdaway, Enric Romero, John Burns, Patrick Wright, Neville Colvin, Blackmore, Lawrence, Holdaway, Enric Romero, John Burns, Patrick Wright, Neville Colvin, Jim, Limited to 600 copies, Near Fine/Near Fine. Includes the CD., Book Palace Book, London, 2014, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 88 pages, over 160 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Modesty Blaise, the tough and enigmatic character created by Peter O'Donnell, made her international debut on Monday 13th May 1963 in...

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Kiraz Dans Playboy
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Kiraz, Kiraz, Very Fine in Very Fine dust jacket, Paris, Denoel, 2002, 1st, 2207254038, 11 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, 102 full-page color cartoons, hardcover, cloth, French

"Kiraz in Playboy." Kiraz has been a regular contributor to Playboy since 1970. This is his first and only collection of Playboy cartoons, selected as...

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Art Scott, Robert McGinnis, Scott, Art, McGinnis, Robert, One of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Pond, Boston, 2001, 1st, 30 inches, 18 inches, color

A beautiful print reproducing the original art to a paperback cover by Robert McGinnis.

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John Atherton, Austin Briggs, Stevan Dohanos, Robert Fawcett, Peter Helck, Fred Ludekens, Al Parker, Norman Rockwell, Ben Stahl, Harold Von Schmidt, Jon Whitcomb, John Atherton, Austin Briggs, Stevan Dohanos, Robert Fawcett, Peter Helck, Fred Ludekens, Al Parker, Norman Rockwell, Ben Stahl, Harold Von Schmidt, Jon Whitcomb, Near Fine to Fine pages in Near Fine binders. Pages are clean but have slight age toning and edgewear. Some ringholes show mild wear/stress. The binders are lightly worn along the edges and seams., Institute of Commercial Art, Westport, CT, 1949-1952, 1st, 14 inches, 12 inches, 1552 pages, 23 color plates and over 4000 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, printed custom binders, English

This is not the Famous Artists School Course you are familiar with (24 lessons in 3 binders), this is the Advanced Course. In the advanced course,...

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Near Fine (light bump to upper corners, otherwise Very Fine), Roy Lichtenstein, Mercurio, Gianni, Lichtenstein, Roy, Skira Editore, 2010, 1st, 9788857204604, 8857204604, 12 inches, 11.5 inches, 372 pages, 472 color illustrations, Hardcover, padded pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Roy Lichtenstein’s painting is almost an identifiable brand today and his influence is evident in many forms of artistic...

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Near Fine/Good (topedge lightly spotted, interior tight & clean, dustjacket edgeworn with a razor slice on the front panel), Dong Kingman, Caen, Herb, Kingman, Dong, Doubleday, 1967, 3rd, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 192 pages, 41 full-color paintings, 29 two-color and 40 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A tribute to one of the world's greatest cities by the longtime San Francisco columnist Herb Caen and the artist most closely aligned with this city Dong...

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Cathy and Arnie Fenner, Jeffrey Jones, Fenner, Cathy and Arnie, Jones, Jeffrey, Very Fine/Very Fine in shrinkwrap, Nevada City, CA, Underwood Books, 2002, 1st, 1887424571, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 176 pages, over 175 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The nicest collection of Jones' work ever published, this volume includes 175 paintings in full color. From the publisher: From the 1960s through the...

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Fine, Grzegorz Rosiński, Rosiński, Grzegorz, Lombard, 2004, 1st, 2803620634, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 26 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

A small format museum catalog for the Polish artist behind the Franco-Belgian comics hit, Thorgal. This book is densely packed with pages, drawings, painted...

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Boris Vallejo, Vallejo, Boris, Signed by the artist, Fine/Fine, Arco, New York, 1985, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A first printing in incredible condition and signed by the artist! Boris describes how he creates his paintings "from initial concept, through the...

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Jim Fitzpatrick, Fitzpatrick, Jim, Fine, De Danann Press, Dublin, 1985, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 112 pages, 125 illustrations, most in color, softcover, wraps, English

Celtic mythology written & illustrated by Jim Fitzpatrick. With extensive notes on the drawings & paintings. And a list of publications.

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The Silver Arm
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Jim Fitzpatrick, Fitzpatrick, Jim, Near Fine (light bump to upper corner otherwise flat, tight, clean), Paper Tiger, Surrey, 1981, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 112 pages, 13 double-page, 12 full-page and numerous smaller color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Celtic mythology written & illustrated by Jim Fitzpatrick. From Wikipedia: Jim Fitzpatrick is an Irish artist famous for Irish Celtic art. In...

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Al Parker: Illustrator - Innovator
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Manuel Auad, Al Parker, Auad, Manuel, Parker, Al, Near Fine (bumped spine corner) in a Near Fine dustjacket, Auad Publishing, San Francisco, 2014, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 208 pages, over 500 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first major monograph devoted to this influential illustrator/graphic designer. Over 500 illustrations, most in color, some from originals. From the...

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I'd Love to Draw
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Andrew Loomis, Loomis, Andrew, Small remainder mark next to spine otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Titan, London, 2014, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 122 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth, English

A new Andrew Loomis book! Full of never before seen drawings by the famed Chicago school illustrator! Published for the first time, I'd Love To Draw is...

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Roy Andersen, Andersen, Roy, Very Fine/Very Fine, Settlers West Galleries, Tuscon, 2000, 1st, 10.25 inches, 11.6 inches, 168 pages, over 140 color plates, Hardcover, cloth, English

Dreamspinner recounts the story of Western Artist Roy Andersen, whose artistic career spans more than fourty-five years. As an illustrator, his paintings...

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Jennifer Bass and Pat Kirkham, Saul Bass, Bass and Pat Kirkham, Jennifer, Bass, Saul, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket issued in publisher's shrinkwrap, Laurence King, London, 2011, 9781856697521, 11.75 inches, 10.5 inches, 440 pages, 1484 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: This is the first book to be published on one of the greatest American designers of the 20th century, who was as famous for his work...

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John Canemaker, Mary Blair, Canemaker, John, Blair, Mary, Very Fine in a Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Disney, 2014, 10 inches, 10 inches, 128 pages, over 200 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Filled with concept art, production designs, and storyboards, the original edition of this art book devoted to Disney artist & designer Mary Blair has...

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Alastair Crompton, Frank Hampson, Frank Hampson, Crompton, Frank Hampson, Alastair, Hampson, Frank, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, PS Publishing, London, 2010, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 216 pages, color illustrations, softcover, boards

A full colour illustrated biography of Frank Hampson, with the best of his original artwork finally printed as it was meant to be seen! The book is...

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The Revenge Of The Hound
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Steranko, VF/VF, Hardwick, Michael, Steranko, Villiard, 1987, cloth, English

"The Revenge Of The Hound is set on June 1902, only months after the publication of the most popular mystery of all time, The Hound of the Baskervilles ....

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), #839 of 999 copies signed by the artist, Nine Fine-Very Fine volumes and one Near Fine volume (very light wear) in a Very Good+ slipcase (mild shelfwear, silver paper on the back of slipcase has started curling and peeling), Humanoides Associes, Paris, 1982, 1st, 6 inches, 8.3 inches, 1280 pages, 1170 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, French

A silver slipcase containing 10 booklets (6 x 8.25 inches, 128 pages each, softcover) reproducing the entirety of the 1170 storyboards drawn by Moebius for...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Inscribed by the artist with a simple drawing of a star, Fine, Xerox, Paris, 2000, 1st, 8.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, 61 color illustrations, mostly full-page, softcover, wraps, French

An original book created by Moebius for Xerox to showcase the quality of their latest color printer. Printed and bound on a Xerox DocuColor 100. Published...

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John Canemaker, Mary Blair, Canemaker, John, Blair, Mary, Very Fine in Very Fine Dustjacket, Walt Disney Family Foundation Press, San Francisco, 2014, 9781616287931, 10 inches, 12.5 inches, Hardcover, cloth, English

Beloved Disney designer Mary Blair has charmed generations with her vibrant, whimsical creations, from stunning art direction for Cinderella and Peter Pan...

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Very Fine, Spain Rodriguez, Rodriguez, Spain, Last Gasp, 2012, 1st, 9780867197822, Softcover, French wraps, English

Spain: Rock, Roll, Rumbles, Rebels & Revolution features the work of legendary underground cartoonist Spain . This exhibition catalog is published...

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Near Fine (only light shelfwear, flat, tight, and unread), 1994, 1st, Softcover, wraps

"Crimes 'n' Gals in the USA: A Pictorial History 1930s-1960s." An excellent collection of pin-up art. Chapters on comic strips (55 illus), comic books (63...

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Lady: Lisa Lyon (1st Printing)
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Very Fine, Robert Mapplethorpe, Chatwin, Bruce, Mapplethorpe, Robert, Viking Press, 1983, 1st, 0670430137, Softcover, wraps, English

Robert Mapplethorpe's photographic celebration of American female bodybuilding pioneer Lisa Lyon.  115 black and white photos by the legendary...

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Limited to 1250 copies, Fine, Frank Bellamy, Butterworth, Michael, Bellamy, Frank, Book Palace Books, 2009, 1st, 9781907081002, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, English

From the publisher: For the first time ever, Michael Butterworth's epic series of articles recounting the history of the First World War collected...

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Fun with a Pencil
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Very Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, Andrew Loomis, Loomis, Andrew, Titan Books, 2013, 1st thus, 9780857687609, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 120 pages, black & white, Hardcover, boards, English

A brand-new reprinting of Loomis' famous first instructional volume. Fabulous reproduction of the 1939 original. From the publisher: Andrew Loomis...

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Near Fine/Very Good+ (dustjacket has mild edgewear and small tears), Josef Capek, Pomajzlová, Alena, Capek, Josef, Municipal House in Prague, 2003, 1st, 8086339238, Hardcover, cloth, English, Czech

A rare monograph on the Czech artist Josef Čapek who died in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. This volume is only in five libraries in the entire U.S....

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Steinberg at The New Yorker
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Very Fine/Very Fine, Saul Steinberg, Smith, Joel, Steinberg, Saul, Harry N. Abrams, 2005, 2nd, 9780810959019, 0810959011, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the Publisher: "For six decades, Saul Steinberg's covers, cartoons, features, and illustrations were a defining presence at The New Yorker. As the...

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Very Fine, William L. Bird, Jr., Harry R. Rubenstein, Bird, Jr. and Harry R. Rubenstein, William L., Princeton Architectural Press, 1998, 978156981406, 8 inches, 8.75 inches, viii, 111 pages, over 150 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the Publisher: Inciting Americans at home to do their part in producing for the war effort, the poster -- inexpensive, accessible, and...

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Eclectic Eccentric
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Very Fine/Very Fine, John Rombola, Vienne and Melissa Tardiff, Veronique, Rombola, John, Chronicle Books, 2009, 1st, 9780811869041, 0811869040, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: John Rombola started his career illustrating for magazines, and his work frequently appeared in Life, Holiday, and Town &...

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Creative Illustration
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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Andrew Loomis, Loomis, Andrew, Titan Books, 2012, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 302 pages, approx. 300 black & white illustrations, with 17 pages in color, Hardcover, boards, English

Andrew Loomis' crowning achievement was this thick volume: the best of all his instruction books. Advanced concepts in picture-making for editorial or...

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One of 150 copies with a bookplate signed by Len Brown and Zina Saunders and numbered to 150, Very Fine/Very Fine, Brown, Zina Saunders, Len, Abrams, 2012, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards with dust jacket, English

This San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Exclusive is one of 150 copies with a bookplate signed by Len Brown and Zina Saunders and numbered to 150.  It sold out...

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Successful Drawing
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Andrew Loomis, Loomis, Andrew, Very Fine in Very Fine Dustjacket, London, Titan, 2012, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 160 pages, over 200 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

The illustrator Andrew Loomis is revered amongst artists for his mastery of drawing technique and his clean, realist style. His hugely influential series of...

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Silence, on Rêve
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Very Fine (very bright, tight, clean), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Casterman, 1991, 1st, 11.8 inches, 9 inches, 124 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Moebius explores the world of dreams with an international roster of comics writers and artists: Arno, Barbier, Bess, Boucq, Caro, Coutelis, Darrow, Flo,...

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Elles et Moi
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Very Fine in a Very Fine dustjacket issued in publisher's shrink wrap, Kiraz, Kiraz, Denoel, 2003, 1st, 2207255468, 12.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 128 pages, 134 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, French

"Frivolous and sublime, the Parisiennes designed by Kiraz entered legend. With spontaneous elegance, they adopt striking new outfits everyday." - Vogue...

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Drawing the Head and Hands
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Very Fine in Fine Dustjacket , Andrew Loomis, Loomis, Andrew, Titan, 2011, Hardcover, boards with dust jacket, English

From the publisher: "The illustrator Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) is revered amongst artists - including the great American painter Norman Rockwell and...

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Very Fine issued in Very Fine dustjacket packed in a Near Fine publisher's printed cardboard clamshell box, Eyvind Earle, Earle, Eyvind, Eyvind Earle Publishing, 1991, Revised 3rd printing 2010, Hardcover, cloth, English

A catalogue raisonne of the artist's early lithographs and limited editions. This volume covers his years of experimentation and the development of his iconic images: barns, trees, and rolling landscapes.

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