Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Oriole Cullen, Francis Marshall, Cullen, Oriole, Marshall, Francis, Very Fine, Victoria & Albert Publishing, London, 2018, 1st, 10 inches, 7.75 inches, 160 pages, 140 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, English

The first book on Francis Marshall since his own art instruction books! From the publisher: This book opens an exciting archive of fashion...

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Julie Cummins, VF/VF, Cummins, Julie, PBC, 1998, 1st, cloth, English

55 contemporary illustrators each receive a two-to-four page profile with two-to-eight illustrations. Each illustration is accompanied by the artist's...

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Tunnicliffe's Birdlife
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C. F. Tunnicliffe, Fine/NF (dust jacket slightly sunned), Cusa, Noel, Tunnicliffe, C. F., Clive Holloway, 1985, 1st, cloth

A collection of this British illustrator's watercolors of his homeland's native birds.

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Les Daniels, Daniels, Les, Very Fine, New York, Watson-Guptill Publications, 2003, 9780823079193, 0823079198, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 272 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

An updated edition (2003) with 16 additional pages. From the publisher: Now updated, expanded, and available in paperbackthe definitive chronicle of...

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Jazz Graphics: David Stone Martin
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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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Ronald Searle: A Biography
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Russell Davies, Ronald Searle, Davies, Russell, Searle, Ronald, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Sinclair-Stevenson, London, 1990, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 192 pages, 42 color and 190 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An illustrated biography of Searle's first seventy years. Includes 42 color and 190 black & white illustrations, and a bibliography of Searle's books.

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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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Castles - Signed First
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David Day, Alan Lee, Day, David, Lee, Alan, Signed and dated 10/27/84 by the artist, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear, exlibris bookplate neatly affixed to the front free endpaper), Bantam, New York, 1984, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8 inches, 192 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Signed and dated 10/27/84 by the artist in the year of publication on the first page. Out of print. From the publisher: Magnificent paintings by...

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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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The Book of Virgil Finlay
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, Near Fine (tiny bump to lower corner, otherwise Fine, unread), New York, Flare/Avon, 1976, 2nd, 0380007703, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, over 120 illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

The first Finlay collection is really the best of Finlay. Quality reproduction from the original artwork. This is a paperback reprint of the Gerry de la Ree...

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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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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...

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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 - Pre-Order
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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

From the publisher: This is the long-overdue, career retrospective collection of one of the finest and most popular illustrators of the 20th and 21st...

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Manuel Dominguez-Navarro, Enric, Dominguez-Navarro, Manuel, Enric, One of 195 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, FPG, Pittsburgh, 2021, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the signed and numbered edition, featuring a special variant cover, and strictly limited to 195 copies.  From the publisher: This is the...

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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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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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Boris, Book Two
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Mark A Feldman, Boris Vallejo, Feldman, Mark A, Vallejo, Boris, Near Fine (upper corner lightly bent, no dents, very flat, tight, clean), Anaconda Press, Silver Springs, MD, 1978, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, 27 full-page color illustrations, 66 black & white illustrations, and 16 photos, softcover, wraps, English

Introduction by Philip Jose Farmer. This slick prozine volume displays a wide variety of Boris' work: humorous illustrations, romance and science fiction...

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Arnie & Cathy Fenner, Robert McGinnis, Fenner, Arnie & Cathy, McGinnis, Robert, #297 of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in a Fine slipcase, Grass Valley, CA, Underwood, 2000, 1st, 1887424563, 11.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 128 pages, over 120 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A sharp copy of the deluxe slipcased edition limited to 300 S&N copies. This copy includes a 6x8.5 inch glossy color print on cardstock with an...

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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 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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Frank Frazetta - Book One
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Ellie Frazetta, Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Ellie, Frazetta, Frank, Fine, Sun Litho-Print/Frazetta Prints, Marshalls Creek, PA, 1996, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 72 pages, 30 full-page color and 3 full-page black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

Frank and Ellie Frazetta's self-published collection of 33 full-page illustrations: 30 paintings in color and 3 lush finished pencil drawings. Mostly...

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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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Alex Schomburg, NF (slight shelf wear, pages flat, binding tight & spine uncreased), Gustavson, Jon, Schomburg, Alex, Father Tree, 1986, 1st, wraps, English

The primary monograph on the comic book, pulp and sci-fi magazine cover artist. Produced with the assistance and cooperation of the artist.

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Ashley Halsey, Jr, Halsey, Jr, Ashley, Signed by the previous owner artist Jack Rickard along the top of the title page and an exlibris on the front free endpaper. From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Very Good+ (light shelfwear), Arlington House, Boston, 1951, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9 inches, xii, 160 pages, over 350 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This copy had a double association having previously belonged to two Mad-men: Jack Rickard AND Nick Meglin! This is signed by Rickard and includes a...

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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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Virgin Cay - Signed 1st
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Basil Heatter, Robert McGinnis, Heatter, Basil, McGinnis, Robert, Signed by the artist on cover in ink, Near Fine (slight reading crease on cover--no color break, off-white pages), Fawcett Gold Medal, New York, 1963, 1st, 7 inches, 4.25 inches, 142 pages, Softcover, color wraps, English

Signed by cover artist Robert McGinnis on the cover.

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All-American Ads of the 50s
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Jim Heimann, Heimann, Jim, Fine, Koln, Germany, Taschen, 2002, 10.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 925 pages, over 900 color illustrations, softcover, wraps

A massive smorgasbord collection of vintage ads from 1950s American magazines.

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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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