Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Forever Christmas
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Tasha Tudor, VF/VF, Davis, Harry, Tudor, Tasha, Little Brown, 2000, 1st, cloth

" Forever Christmas is a celebration of a joyous holiday and of one inspired artist's preparation for, and exultation of, the day. That artist is Tasha...

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Tom Davis, Bob Kuhn, Davis, Tom, Kuhn, Bob, Signed by the artist on a special page, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (spine slightly sunned), Camden, SC, Briar Patch Press, 1989, 1st, 0922724105, 11 inches, 12 inches, 200 pages, over 100 color plates and numerous black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A coffee table art book devoted to the great wildlife painter Bob Kuhn (1920-2007).Kuhn painted hundreds of book and magazine covers before devoting himself...

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Gruau
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Gilles de Bure, Rene Gruau, de Bure, Gilles, Gruau, Rene, Very Good+ (mild wear), Paris, Herscher, 1989, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 192 pages, 235 color illustrations, softcover, French wraps, French

A career retrospective of the most celebrated and iconic French illustrator/poster artist/designer of the twentieth century who specialized in fashion &...

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The Book of Virgil Finlay
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #167 of 1050 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1975, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, over 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A pristine copy of the first Finlay collection. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork. With an extra color plate (1964 - A Question...

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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, Limited to 1300 copies, Very Fine in Near 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 illustrations from 1955-69. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork. From the dustjacket: This...

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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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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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Martyn Dean, Melvyn Grant, Julek Heller, Michael Kaluta, Chris Moore, Charles Vess, Berni Wrightson, Dean, Martyn, Grant, Julek Heller, Michael Kaluta, Chris Moore, Charles Vess, Berni Wrightson, Melvyn, Very Good+ in Near Fine dustjacket (lower corners bumped), Paper Tiger, Surrey, 1988, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Portfolios and profiles of six artists: Melvyn Grant, Julek Heller, Michael Kaluta, Chris Moore, Charles Vess, and Berni Wrightson. "Through interviews...

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The Album Cover Album
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Roger Dean, Hipnosis (Storm Thorgerson), Dean, Hipnosis (Storm Thorgerson), Roger, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (several short tears to the edges, light wear), Dragon's World / Paper Tiger, Surrey, UK, 1977, 1st, 12 inches, 12 inches, 160 pages, 550 color and 50 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Album cover graphics and design and a nostalgic trip through the 70s. This is the relatively scarce hardcover edition. If you are a fan with the paperback...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Robert Deis, Wyatt Doyle, Deis, Wyatt Doyle, Robert, New Texture, 2017, 9781943444342, 9,25 inches, 6.25 inches, 126 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The opening essay " Funny as Hell: Killer Creatures in Men's Adventure Mags " gives you a flavor of this survey and collection of this staple of the genre!...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Robert Deis, Wyatt Doyle, Mort Kunstler, Deis, Wyatt Doyle, Robert, Kunstler, Mort, New Texture, 2019, 1st, 978-1943444755, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 136 pages, 150 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Available in two versions: a hardcover edition and an abridged softcover edition, we only offer the hardcover edition. Illustrated on every page with...


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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Robert Deis, Wyatt Doyle, Gil Cohen, Deis, Wyatt Doyle, Robert, Cohen, Gil, New Texture, 2020, 1st, 978-1943444564, 8.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 140 pages, 150 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Illustrated on every page with original art and printed pages from men's adventure magazines of the 1950s and 1960s. From the publisher: ONE MAN ARMY:...


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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Robert Deis, Wyatt Doyle, Samson Pollen, Deis, Wyatt Doyle, Robert, Pollen, Samson, New Texture, 2019, 1st, 978-1943444205, 8.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 140 pages, over 150 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Illustrated on every page with original art and printed pages from men's adventure magazines of the 1950s and 1960s. From the publisher: Samson Pollen...


Robert Deis, Wyatt Doyle, Samson Pollen, Deis, Wyatt Doyle, Robert, Pollen, Samson, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New Texture, Cudjoe Key, FL, 2018, 1st, 8.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 140 pages, over 150 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Illustrated on every page with original art and printed pages from men's adventure magazines of the 1950s and 1960s. From the publisher: POLLEN'S...

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Nowhere Near Everest
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Virgil Partch, VG+/VG (dust jacket edges chipped, small stain to front cover), Dolbier, Maurice, Partch, Virgil, Knopf, 1955, 1st, Boards

“Here is a molehill of a book! ”Other authors – hundreds of them – tell why mountains are climbed. Our author tells why...

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Nowhere Near Everest
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Virgil Partch, VG+/VG (dust jacket edges chipped), Dolbier, Maurice, Partch, Virgil, Knopf, 1955, 1st, Boards, English

“Here is a molehill of a book! ”Other authors – hundreds of them – tell why mountains are climbed. Our author tells why...

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The Art of Enric
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Manuel Dominguez-Navarro, Enric, Dominguez-Navarro, Manuel, Enric, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, FPG, Pittsburgh, 2021, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 350 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

IN STOCK NOW! From the publisher: This is the long-overdue, career retrospective collection of one of the finest and most popular illustrators of...

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Michael Parkes
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Frans Duister, Michael Parkes, Duister, Frans, Parkes, Michael, Limited to 3000 copies (200 hardcover & 2800 softcover), Near Fine (very light shelf wear), Amsterdam, Gerrit Steltman Editions, 1986, 2nd, 90-71867-01-3, 12 inches, 9 inches, 78 pages, 64 color and 7 black & white illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

The fourth book on this fantasy artist. 64 color and 7 black & white illustrations.

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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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Joanna Ebenstein, Ebenstein, Joanna, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Laurence King, London, 2020, 9781786275714, 10.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 272 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: "There's a fine line between the horrible and the sublime, and Joanna Ebenstein's Anatomica: The Exquisite and Unsettling Art of...

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Joanna Ebenstein, Ebenstein, Joanna, Very Fine, New York, Distributed Art Publishers, 2016, 1st, 9781938922916, 9.75 inches, 7 inches, 224 pages, over 250 color and black & white photographs, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Of all the artifacts from the history of medicine, the Anatomical Venus with its heady mixture of beauty, eroticism and death is the...

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Gorey Games
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Larry Evans, Edward Gorey, Evans, Larry, Gorey, Edward, Near Fine (only light shelfwear, very flat, tight, bright), Troubador Press, San Francisco, 1979, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the back cover: Featuring the fascinating, humorous, macabre characters of the master of mini-mystery stories, Edward Gorey. Gorey Games is packed...

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Arnie and Cathy Fenner, Frank Frazetta, Fenner, Arnie and Cathy, Frazetta, Frank, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Underwood, Grass Valley, CA, 1999, 1st trade, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 192 pages, over 220 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. The scarce trade hardcover edition of this Frazetta monograph. Frank Frazetta, Edgar Rice Burroughs, & Illustration--a Foreword by...

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Arnie and Cathy Fenner, Robert McGinnis, Fenner, Arnie and Cathy, McGinnis, Robert, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Grass Valley, CA, Underwood, 2000, 1st, 1887424563, 11.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 128 pages, over 120 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An excellent copy of this long out-of-print full-color monograph on this artist. From the publisher: Though his work is instantly recognizable to most...

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Cathy & Arnie Fenner, Frank Frazetta, Fenner, Cathy & Arnie, Frazetta, Frank, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Underwood, Grass Valley, CA, 2001, 1st trade, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 160 pages, 150 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The out-of-print and surprisingly scarce trade hardcover edition of this Frazetta monograph. This book features all the remaining oil paintings not...

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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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Cathy and Arnie Fenner, Jeffrey Jones, Fenner, Cathy and Arnie, Jones, Jeffrey, One of 1200 numbered copies signed by Jones, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket in Near Fine slipcase (light edgewear to dustjacket, light wear to slipcase), Underwood Books, Nevada City, CA, 2002, 1st deluxe limited edition, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 176 pages, over 175 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, cloth, English

The nicest collection of Jones' work ever published, this volume includes 175 paintings in full color. The 1,200 copy deluxe edition is signed by Jones and...

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The Art of Richard Powers
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Jane Frank, Richard Powers, Frank, Jane, Powers, Richard, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Paper Tiger, London, 2001, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, over 120 color and 2 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This sci-fi paperback cover artist produced over 1200 jacket illustrations from 1950s to 1990s. His surreal, evocative paintings gave an impression of the...

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Errol Fuller, Ray Harris Ching, Fuller, Errol, Ching, Ray Harris, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (gift inscription on front free end paper, very light shelfwear), Auckland, SeTo Publishing, 1990, 1st, 090869749X, 13.3 inches, 10.8 inches, 192 pages, 75 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Kiwis are small flightless birds only found in New Zealand. Extremely shy, and extremely cute, they have a cult following. The renown wildlife artist Ray...

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The Executive
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Virgil Partch, VG+ (gift inscription, spine tail bumped otherwise NF), Gabriel, Philip Louis, Partch, Virgil, Citadel, 1959, 1st, boards

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The Mural At The Waverly Inn
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Edward Sorel, Very Fine in Very Fine dust jacket, Gallagher, Dorothy, Sorel, Edward, Pantheon, 2008, 1st, boards, English

Includes a 58" fold-out mural.

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Charles Bell, VF/VF, Geldzahler, Henry, Bell, Charles, Abrams, 1991, 1st, cloth

The first book-length study of this photorealist painter best known for his extreme close-ups of gleaming pinball machines. With an essay by Louis K. Meisel

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Epic Art: The Art of Joe Smith
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Gary Gerani, Joe Smith, Gerani, Gary, Smith, Joe, Print run of 1000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dreams and Visions Press, Modesto, 2021, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 160 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first art book devoted to this movie poster artist. Capturing a long lost era of movie promotion. From the publisher: Award-winning illustrator...

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California Impressionism
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William H. Gerdts, Will South, Gerdts, Will South, William H., Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Abbeville Press, 1998, 1st, 9780789201768, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 284 pages, 201 color and 47 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

248 illustrations, 201 in full color. From the Publisher: Lavishly illustrated, meticulously researched, and gracefully written, this is the...

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Rene Gruau (1984)
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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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Monogram Models
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Thomas Graham, Graham, Thomas, Near Fine (light wear to lower front corner, other corners sharp, flat, tight, clean), Atyglen, PA, Schiffer, 2006, 1st, 9780764324819, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 160 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

An illustrated history of Monogram scale models. 300+ photos of models and box art. From 1940s onward, Monogram's model cars, ships, aircraft, and...

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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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Carmean
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Very Fine/Near Fine (1/8" nick to lower dustjacket edge), Harry Carmean, Harwood, June, Carmean, Harry, Harry Carmean, 1974, 1st, 144 pages, 52 paintings reproduced as full-page color plates, 19 drawings, Hardcover, cloth, English

A self-published collection of paintings and life drawings by this artist and longtime Art Center instructor. “Carmean has exhibited around the...

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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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The Wolves - Signed First
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Brian J. Heinz, Bernie Fuchs, Heinz, Brian J., Fuchs, Bernie, Inscribed by the artis, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, New York, Dial Books for Young Readers, 1996, 1st, 0803717350, 11.25 inches, 8.8 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Fuchs' oil paintings on canvas illustrate this children's picture book. It recounts how a wolf pack struggles to survive in the frozen North and...

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Man Bites Man
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Steven Heller, Fine/NF, Heller, Steven, A&W Publishers, 1981, 1st, cloth

Portfolios of drawings and cartoons by 22 comic and satiric artists 1960-1980, including Blechman, Franklin Booth, Feiffer, Francois, Gorey, Koren, Levine,...

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The Art Of Tom Lea
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Tom Lea, Hjerter, Kathleen, Lea, Tom, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket edges lightly rubbed), Texas A&M University Press, College Station, 1989, 1st, 9.25 inches, 12.4 inches, 256 pages, over 200 full-page color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Tom Lea was a painter, muralist, book illustrator, novelist, and WWII combat artist. He specialized in the Southwest, but wrote about and illustrated many...

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Maurice Horn, VG+ ex-library copy (library bookplate on front end paper, library stamp on top edge otherwise unmarked, clean & tight), Horn, Maurice, Gale Research Co., 1986, 1st, cloth, English

"A biographical, bibliographical, and critical guide to current illustrators, animators, cartoonists, designers, and other graphic artists." Over 100...

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Maurice Horn, VG+ (cover slightly bent, corners slightly rubbed, otherwise unmarked, clean & tight), Horn, Maurice, Gale Research Co., 1986, 1st, cloth, English

"A biographical, bibliographical, and critical guide to current illustrators, animators, cartoonists, designers, and other graphic artists." Each lengthy...

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Robert E. Howard, John Watkiss, Howard, Robert E., Watkiss, John, Very Fine, Ballantine, New York, 2011, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, xxiv, 552 pages, 1 color and 7 full-page and over 30 smaller black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Eighteen short stories and poems illustrated by John Watkiss. One of the later collections in the Complete REH series, this volume sadly did not get the...

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Sword Woman and Other Historical Adventures
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Robert E. Howard, John Watkiss, Howard, Robert E., Watkiss, John, Near Fine (light crease to the corner and first few pages, light tear on spine otherwise new and unread, very flat, tight, clean), Ballantine, New York, 2011, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, xxiv, 552 pages, 1 color and 7 full-page and over 30 smaller black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Eighteen short stories and poems illustrated by John Watkiss. One of the later collections in the Complete REH series, this volume sadly did not get the...

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Troy Howarth, Howarth, Troy, Very Fine, Baltimore, Midnight Marquee Press, Inc., 2015, 1st, 9781936168507, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 236 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Vol. 1: 1963-1973 Beginning with the release of Mario Bava's THE GIRL WHO KNEW TOO MUCH in 1963, Italian filmmakers developed and...

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Heinz Huber, Ronald Searle, Huber, Heinz, Searle, Ronald, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (rear board slightly bowed, dustjacket has a few small tears and some slight staining to the rear flap), Viking, New York, 1966, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.9 inches, 190 pages, 150 illustrations, 11 pages in color, hardcover, cloth, English

"Germany from the inside and out." This book is divided into two parts: the first half is an examination of Germany and its history by Huber and...

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