Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Robert Peak, Peak, Robert, Inscribed by the artis, Near Fine (mild rubbing and thumbdents to the black covers, just a hint of flaring at the upper corner, very flat, tight, clean), Tokyo Designers Gakuin College, Tokyo, 1986, 1st, 12 inches, 8.8 inches, 186 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

The incredibly scarce monograph published in Japan in a very limited quantity and never distributed commercially. Inscribed by the artist: "For Sue...

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The Art of Bob Peak
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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's box, Tom Peak, Bob Peak, Peak, Tom, Peak, Bob, 2012, 1st, 12.5 inches, 11 inches, 380 pages, over 600 color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Now out of print , this comprehensive oversized coffee-table book on the art of Robert Peak. 380 pages with over 600 images and illustrations. The book...

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Very Fine DVD in Very Fine DVD case in publisher's shrinkwrap, Gnomon Workshop/Design Studio Press, Hollywood/Culver City, 2005, 9781930878969, 7.5 inches, 5.5 inches, English

See Syd Mead paint! Out of print. Unopened in original cellowrap. From the publisher: The Techniques of Syd Mead DVD Collection The...

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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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2001 Apres Jesus Christ
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Jean-Luc Coudray, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Coudray, Jean-Luc, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light rubbing to the otherwise sharp corners, bright, clean), Paris, Stardom, 2000, 1st, 978-2908766509, 7 inches, 9.5 inches, 40 pages, 19 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"2001 AD." A novella with 19 full-page color illustrations by Moebius. Self-published by Moebius' Stardom publishing company.

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Eyvind Earle, Earle, Eyvind, One of 400 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Fine slipcase in Very Good cardboard box (spotted, yellowed), Eyvind Earle Publishing, Monterey, 1991, 1st, 13 inches, 10.4 inches, 360 pages, over 160 color plates, hardcover, cloth, English

A catalogue raisonne of the artist's 360 lithographs and limited editions from 1974 through 1990, accompanied by his writings and poetry from 1940 to 1990....

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), #909 of 1500 numbered copies with an extra illustrated plate signed by Moebius, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (very small bump to the top edge of the spine, purple dyed leather covers are lightly spotted, a few very faint spots on the interior are foxing, otherwise the interior is very clean and sound), Graphitti Designs, Anaheim, CA, 1992, 1st, 11.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 188 pages, over 85 color and over 300 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather with two onlaid color plates, English

The deluxe leatherbound signed & numbered collection of two Moebius art books: Chaos and Metallic Memories. With several images--three color and one...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), #53 of 100 copies signed by the artist, Near Fine (the grey leather spine is slightly sunned otherwise Fine) in Near Fine slipcase (, Atelier Vertical, Brussels, 1988, 1st, 5 inches, 4 inches, 160 pages, 64 illustrations, hardcover, grey leather, French

Moebius' sketchbook drawings published full size (1:1) in a small sketchbook format. This book has 64 images reproduced in purple ink on a printed...


Robert Vickrey: Artist At Work
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Robert Vickrey, Vickrey, Robert, Fine in Very Good dustjacket (tear and chip to front panel of dustjacket), Watson-Guptill, New York, 1979, 1st, 12.4 inches, 9.4 inches, 144 pages, 80 color plates, 25 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Robert Vickrey was one of the leading modern artists working in the ancient medium of egg tempera (another was Andrew Wyeth). Here are Vickrey's "Advanced...

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Dong Kingman's Watercolors
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Dong Kingman, Kingman, Dong, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (lightly bumped, interior very sound, dustjacket edgeworn with numerous tears), Watson-Guptill, New York, 1980, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 144 pages, 120 color plates, 100 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A first-hand look inside the studio of a master watercolorist by Dong Kingman and Helena Kuo Kingman. An interview, eight full-color step-by-step...

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Robert Peak, Peak, Robert, Inscribed by the artis, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Tokyo Designers Gakuin College, Tokyo, 1986, 1st, 12 inches, 8.8 inches, 186 pages, over 400 color illustrations, hardcover, decorative cloth with an onlaid color plate

Inscribed by the artist: "For Angelo, Warmest regards, R. Peak" A thorough retrospective art book on American illustrator Robert Peak. With over 400...

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Richard Corben's Art Book
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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Near Fine (slightest wear to the upper tips, very flat, tight, clean), Fantagor, Kansas City, MO, 1990, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, 51 color and 11 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Picking up where Corben's first art book Flights into Fantasy left off, Richard Corben's first self-published Art Book is a wonderful collection of Corben's...

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Walt Reed, Reed, Walt, Inscribed by the author Walt Reed, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Abbeville, New York, 1979, 1st, 11.6 inches, 9.2 inches, 159 pages, 120 color and 110 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Inscribed on the half-title page by the author Walt Reed: "For Tom and Judy Decker With best wishes, Walt Reed" 74 illustrators are profiled. Each...

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Sparrow #12: Sergio Toppi
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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, IDW, San Diego, 2009, 1st, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

One of the scarcest of the Sparrow volumes. Paintings and drawings by the Italian Master of pen & ink and watercolor.

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Virgil Finlay's Strange Science
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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Near Fine (mild crease to back cover, light cover wear, very flat, tight), Novato, CA, Underwood-Miller, 1992, 1st, 9780887331541, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, x, 150 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Two paintings and over 140 pen & ink illustrations. Introductions by Robert Bloch and Harlan Ellison. Quality reproduction on slick paper.

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Painting Nature's Quiet Places
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Thomas Aquinas Daly, Daly, Thomas Aquinas, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Watson-Guptill, New York, 1985, 2nd 1987, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, 135 color plates, hardcover, cloth, English

Subtitled: Conveying mood and a sense of place in your paintings. Shows examples of the author's landscapes and still lifes, offers advice on...

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Terry Wieland, Guy Coheleach, Wieland, Terry, Coheleach, Guy, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (half-inch closed tear to otherwise Fine dustjacket), Briar Patch Press, Camden, SC, 1990, 1st, 11 inches, 12 inches, 176 pages, 108 color plates, dozens of black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A comprehensive monograph on this animal artist specializing in big cats and African mammals. From the publisher: During his three decades as a...

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Joseph Augusta, Zdenek Burian, Augusta, Joseph, Burian, Zdenek, Prev owner's name and date Feb. 1957 neatly written on the front free endpaper otherwise Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket) in remnants of cardboard slipcase (split along the seams), Spring Books, London, 1958, 1st, 14 inches, 10 inches, 47 pages + 60 plates pages, 30 color and 30 black & white plates, hardcover, cloth, English

A beautiful copy of this sixty year old volume in the famous Augusta-Burian prehistoric life series. This volume is devoted to the dinosaurs. From the...

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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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Nick Meglin, Meglin, Nick, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (corners very sharp, previous owner's name written on the front free endpaper, interior Fine, dustjacket edgeworn with several small nicks and tears), Watson-Guptill, New York, 1973, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.7 inches, 160 pages, over 150 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Profusely illustrated interviews with Sergio Aragones, Paul Coker, Jack Davis, Mort Drucker, Johnny Hart, Al Jaffee, Bob Jones, Norman Rockwell, Arnold...

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Norman Saunders
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David Saunders, Norman Saunders, Saunders, David, Saunders, Norman, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2008, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 368 pages, over 880 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: NORMAN SAUNDERS (1907-1989) was the legendary illustrator of Mars Attacks, Wacky Packages, Batman, Pre-Code Comics, Men's Adventure,...

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Walt Reed, Harold Von Schmidt, Reed, Walt, Von Schmidt, Harold, Near Fine (moderate wear to the overhanging fore-edges of the covers, light cover wear, very flat, tight, clean), Peacock Press/Bantam, New York, 1976, 1st, 9 inches, 11.25 inches, 98 pages, 45 color plates and 2 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

45 Western paintings by Harold von Schmidt elegantly reproduced as color plates. Harold von Schmidt was in the top tier of illustrators, a regular...

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Roy Krenkel, Krenkel, Roy, Only light wear to edges of the onlaid plate, otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket (corners sharp, tight, clean), Eclipse, Forestville, 1989, 1st, 13.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 152 pages, 3 color illustrations and over 200 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth with an onlaid plate, English

This extensive collection of Krenkel art was supervised & designed by the artist himself just before his death. Collects pen & ink and pencil...

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Frederick I. Ordway III, Ordway III, Frederick I., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Four Walls Eight Windows, 2001, 1st, 9781568581811, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 178 pages, 120 color and 60 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: This full-color book assembles a fabulous collection of images of astronautics and rocketry. The pictures, both...

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Exotiquarium: Album Art from the Space Age
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Jennifer McKnight-Trontz, McKnight-Trontz, Jennifer, Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, St. Martin's Griffin, 1999, 1st, 9780312201333, 7.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 130 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Take a giddy guided tour through the greatest moments of 1950s and 1960s spage-age pop and exotica. From newly rediscovered...

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Carolina Shout! - Signed First
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Alan Schroeder, Bernie Fuchs, Schroeder, Alan, Fuchs, Bernie, Signed by the artist, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Dial, New York, 1995, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.8 inches, 32 pages, 3 double-page and 13 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Sixteen Fuchs oil paintings illustrate this children's picture book about street vendors' songs in 1930s Charleston.

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Ragtime Tumpie
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Alan Schroeder, Bernie Fuchs, Schroeder, Alan, Fuchs, Bernie, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Little Brown, Boston, 1989, Later, 11.25 inches, 8.8 inches, 32 pages, 1 double-page and 15 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Sixteen Fuchs' oil paintings illustrate this children's picture book about the childhood of Josephine Baker. This book was chosen as an ALA Notable Book, a...

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Stephen Krensky, Bernie Fuchs, Krensky, Stephen, Fuchs, Bernie, Inscribed by the artis, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, 2001, 1st, 11 inches, 9.9 inches, 32 pages, 5 double-page, 9 full-page and 7 smaller color illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

Fuchs' oil paintings illustrate this children's picture book. Inscribed by the artist: "To Mitch, Bernie Fuchs"

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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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George Pratt, Pratt, George, Fine, Tundra, Northampton, MA, 1992, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, 160 illustrations, some color, softcover, French wraps, English

A sketchbook of WWI trench warfare by the artist of the painted graphic novel Enemy Ace: War Idyll. Ink, inkwash, watercolor, monotype prints. Introduction...

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Bernie Fuchs, Fuchs, Bernie, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Blue Sky Press, New York, 2004, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Fuchs' oil paintings illustrate this children's picture book. Award-winning artist Bernie Fuchs creates an exciting adventure about an orphan boy and...

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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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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Near Fine to Fine plates (white flap of the first plate is stained tan) in a Very Good+ folder (moderate wear to the folder edges), United States Steel, Pittsburgh, 1969, 1st, 11.25 inches, 23 inches, color, English

A huge color portfolio created by United States Steel Corporation to promote their brand to the industry. As such, it was printed & distributed in...

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Deadman #8 Cover Painting
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Signed and dated '06 by the artist, Fine, Watkiss, John, John Watkiss, 2006

Acrylic on canvas board. 18.25 x 12.25 inches. Matted and framed to an overall size of 26 x 20.50 inches. Published as the cover to Deadman #8 (2006 series)...

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Barry Windsor-Smith, Windsor-Smith, Barry, Limited to 750 copies signed by the artist on an extra illustrated limitation page, Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (moderate wear to the dustjacket), Fantagraphics, Seattle, 1999, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.8 inches, 176 pages, 66 color and 60 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The scarce signed limited edition of BWS' art book featuring a tipped-in vellum limitation page illustrated with a beautiful pen & ink drawing of a...

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The Book of Virgil Finlay
  $75.00
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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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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Signed by the artist, Near Fine (mild dents and bits of rubbing to the covers, corners sharp, very flat, tight, and clean), Fantagor, Kansas City, MO, 1994, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, 71 color and 25 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Signed by Corben! From Corben's own publishing house Fantagor, a second collection of Corben paintings, fully annotated by the artist. With 71 color and...

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Illustration Magazine #72
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Very Fine, The Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2021, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

This issue covers three artists: - Frank Fruzyna (33 pages with 5 color and 33 black & white illustrations). - C. C. Beall (20 pages with 37 color...

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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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Color Sketch for a Cover
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Signed by the artist, Very Good+, Kinstler, Everett Raymond, Everett Raymond Kinstler, 9.5 inches, 7 inches, color

The 7 x 9.5 inch color sketch is mounted and framed to an overall size of 13 x 16 inches. The artist has written a note to the buyer on the back: For...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine, issued without dustjacket (very light rubbing to covers, spine ends and corners sharp, interior very sharp), New York, Epic, 1992, 1st, 0871358344, 11.7 inches, 10.6 inches, 92 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The 1992 English language edition of Chroniques Metalliques (with better reproduction than the current Humanoides edition). An excellent collection of over...

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The Studio
  $275.00
Jeffrey Jones, Michael Kaluta, Barry Windsor-Smith, Berni Wrightson, Jones, Michael Kaluta, Barry Windsor-Smith, Berni Wrightson, Jeffrey, Near Fine (corners very lightly bent, light shelfwear, mild dent to the fore-edge of the front cover and diminishing over the first few pages, no thumbdents, spine unbroken, covers and pages generally flat and clean), Dragon's Dream, Holland, 1979, 1st, 12 inches, 12 inches, 160 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

This is the famous and scarce monograph on the four artists who shared a studio space in New York and became known collectively as "The Studio": Jeffrey...


Dance the Line: Paintings by Karl Benjamin
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Karl Benjamin, Benjamin, Karl, Print run of 7000 copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, West Hollywood, CA, Louis Stern Fine Arts, 2007, 1st, 9780974942179, 10.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 124 pages, 62 color illustrations, Hardcover, leather spine, pictorial boards, English

51 paintings, plus an essay by Dave Hickey, and lists of Solo Exhibitions, Group Exhibitions, and Public Collections. Published on the occasion of an...

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Albert Dorne: Master Illustrator
  $195.00
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David Apatoff, Albert Dorne, Apatoff, David, Dorne, Albert, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, Auad Publishing, 2012, 1st, 9781620503591, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 160 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Albert Dorne: Master Illustrator is the latest addition to Auad Publishing's Famous Illustrators series. It's a worthy successor to...

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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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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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Jeffrey Jones, Jones, Jeffrey, Very Good+ (mild rubbing to the covers, two corner tips slightly frayed, very flat, tight, clean), Underwood Books, Grass Valley, CA, 1994, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, viii, 40 pages, 44 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

This volume concentrates on Jones' romantic paintings of the female figure a la Blind Narcissus. 44 pieces, 30 never before published.

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Ioan Szasz, Eyvind Earle, Szasz, Ioan, Earle, Eyvind, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (upper tips bumped otherwise Very Fine, New and Unread), San Francisco, Walt Disney Family Foundation Press, 2017, 2nd, 978-1681882710, 10 inches, 12.5 inches, 176 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: This lavish art book showcases an unprecedented collection of artworks spanning Earle's entire life as an artist -...

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