Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Ron Miller, Frederick C. Durant III, Chesley Bonestell, Miller, Frederick C. Durant III, Ron, Bonestell, Chesley, Signed by both authors Ron Miller and Frederick C. Durant III on the title page, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket spine slightly sunned), London, Paper Tiger, 2001, 1st, 1855858843, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 256 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This is the ultimate book on Bonestell--especially when signed by both authors Ron Miller and Frederick C. Durant III on the title page! This was the...

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Dave Stevens, Stevens, Dave, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Underwood, Nevada City, 2008, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 288 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A beautiful copy of this career retrospective. It is sold-out in all editions and long out-of-print. From the publisher: Brush with Passion charts...

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Gruau (1999)
  $350.00
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Joelle Chariau, Rene Gruau, Chariau, Joelle, Gruau, Rene, Very Good+ in Fine dustjacket (corners lightly bumped, one lower corner scuffed, rear hinge wear, very flat, clean), New York, te Neues, 1999, 1st, 9783823809982, 14.25 inches, 10.6 inches, 176 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the dustjacket: With his fluid lines, graceful poses, and bold use of color, Rene Gruau was a master at conveying fashion's sensual promise to...

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Al Hirschfeld, Hirschfeld, Al, Inscribed and dated 9/1/92 by Hirschfeld on the half-title page, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (bottom edge shelf rubbed), Scribners, New York, 1991, 3rd, 10.75 inches, 12.5 inches, xxx, 306 pages, 9 color and over 330 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

"More than three-quarters of the drawings either have never been published or have not been seen since their initial publication in the newspapers or...

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Successful Drawing
  $300.00
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Andrew Loomis, Fine. A very crisp copy without dustjacket, Loomis, Andrew, Viking, 1951, 1st, cloth

The emphasis in Loomis' fourth book is perspective. However, the final two sections: Drawing the Figure in Costume and A Gallery of Drawings are primarily...

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Art Scott, Robert McGinnis, Scott, Art, McGinnis, Robert, Warmly inscribed by the artist, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Pond, Boston, 2001, 2nd Edition 2002, 9.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 144 pages, over 370 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A complete listing of the 1068 titles and 1432 editions of the paperback cover illustrations of Robert McGinnis. Over 250 paperback covers are reproduced,...

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

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

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Jazz Graphics: David Stone Martin
  $300.00
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Manek Daver, David Stone Martin, Daver, Manek, Martin, David Stone, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (very slight shelfwear, very flat, tight, clean), Graphic-sha Publishing, Tokyo, 1991, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 160 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps

The only book on this illustrator and record album cover artist. All the text is in both English and Japanese. A very sharp copy of a hard to find...

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Alberto Becattini, Becattini, Alberto, Fine-Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Glittering Images, Florence, 1994, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 168 pages, over 450 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Book One covers sexy pulp & girlie magazines: Margaret Brundige , Enoch Bolles , Peter Driben ; and Brown & Bigelow : Moran , Elvgren ,...

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David Duncan, Mort Drucker, Mort Drucker, Duncan, Mort Drucker, David, Drucker, Mort, #76 of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (orange dustjacket spine sunned, two small tears, Stabur, Redford, 1988, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 96 pages, 19 color & 91 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The only career retrospective of this illustrator-caricaturist best known for his Mad magazine film/TV satires and his covers for Time and TV Guide. It is...

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Dave Stevens, Stevens, Dave, Limited to 250 copies, Spine slightly sunned otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW Publishing, San Diego, 2012, 1st, 12.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 272 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Variant Cover Edition limited to only 250 copies. From the Publisher: Dave Stevens' Covers & Stories is a collection of renowned comic artist Dave...

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Sentinel II
  $295.00
Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Tokyo, Kodansha, 1987, 1st, 4062034522, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 116 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English Japanese

An incredible copy of this slightly revised and updated reprinting of the original Sentinel - the very first retrospective of this visionary designer and...


Forty Drawings
  $275.00
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Ronald Searle, Searle, Ronald, Very Good+ (wear to the paper cover along the joints and the top and bottom edges, binding and pages sound), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1946, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, ii, 40 pages, 40 black & white illustrations, hardcover, decorative boards, English

From 1946, a first printing of Ronald Searle's first book. A collection of the drawings Searle did as a soldier and prisoner of war of the Japanese in the...

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Al Hirschfeld, Hirschfeld, Al, Signed by Hirschfeld on the half-title page, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (two short closed tears at the bottom edge), Scribners, New York, 1991, 1st, 10.75 inches, 12.5 inches, xxx, 306 pages, 9 color and over 330 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

"More than three-quarters of the drawings either have never been published or have not been seen since their initial publication in the newspapers or...

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Tom Wesselmann
  $250.00
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Tom Wesselmann, NF/VG+ (small tear to clear acetate dust jacket at one corner), Stealingworth, Slim, Wesselmann, Tom, Abbeville, 1980, 1st, cloth with an onlaid color plate

"Tom Wesselmann (1931-) was one of the most prominent Pop artists of the 1960s. "Whilst in the army he began drawing cartoons and afterward studied art...

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Silence, on Rêve
  $250.00
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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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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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Rene Gruau (1984)
  $250.00
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Frieda Grafe, Rene Gruau, Grafe, Frieda, Gruau, Rene, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (topedege of dustjacket is lightly edgeworn), Rizzoli, New York, 1984, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 136 pages, 59 color and 15 black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

The English language edition of this spectacular monograph on the iconic illustrator/designer Rene Gruau (1909-2004). Renown in the fashion and...

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Limited to 2000 hardcover copies. Signed by the artist., Very Fine/Very Fine, Design Studio Press, Culver City, 2010, 1st, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations on every page, Hardcover, boards, English

Syd Mead signed this book for us in person. The is the hardcover edition limited to 2000 copies. And rarely signed. This sequel to 2001's Syd Mead's...

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Near Fine (light rubbing to the corners otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Oblagon, Pasadena, CA, 2001, 1st, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations on every page, softcover, wraps, English

Published in 2001 and long out of print. Industrial design, entertainment design, motion pictures, television, computer game design, fantasy illustrations.

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Doug Sneyd, Sneyd, Doug, Inscribed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2011, 2nd, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 248 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This copy has a full-page inscription by the artist ("To Gary With every good wish from Doug") with a drawing of a smiling female with rabbit ears and a...

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Joseph Michael Linsner, Linsner, Joseph Michael, One of 1250 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Fine slipcase, Image, Orange, CA, 2002, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 192 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A sharp copy of the Special Edition featuring 16 extra pages of paintings, a variant dustjacket, and a cloth slipcase. Out of print in hardcover and...

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Signed by all five artists, Hale has added a small head sketch, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Flesk Publicatons, Santa Cruz, 2012, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards with dust jacket, English

Signed by all five artists, each on the first page of their section. In addition, Hale has added a small head sketch.  Out of print. From the...

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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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