Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (mild bump to the bottom of the spine, interior sharp, tight, clean), Underwood-Miller, Novato, CA, 1992, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, xi, 147 pages, One color and 147 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The first Finlay collection from Underwood-Miller. Introductions by Finlay's daughter and Gerry de la Ree. Quality reproduction on slick paper.

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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Underwood-Miller, Novato, CA, 1992, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, xi, 147 pages, One color and 147 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The first Finlay collection from Underwood-Miller. Introductions by Finlay's daughter and Gerry de la Ree. Quality reproduction on slick paper.

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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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Jim Fitzpatrick, Fitzpatrick, Jim, Signed by the artist on the first plate, Fine plates in a Near Fine folder (mild staining, toning, and wear to the folder), De Danann Press, Dublin, 1981, 1st, 16 inches, 12 inches, color illustrations, English

Eight 12" x 16" color plates in a color illustrated folder, signed by the artist on the first plate. Eight scenes from Celtic mythology. Some nudity.

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Jim Fitzpatrick, Fitzpatrick, Jim, Signed by the artist on the first plate, Near Fine-Fine plates in a Near Fine folder (light wear and mild toning to the folder), De Danann Press, Dublin, 1982, 1st, 16 inches, 12 inches, color illustrations, English

Eight 12" x 16" color plates in a color illustrated folder, signed by the artist on the first plate. Eight scenes from Celtic mythology. Some nudity....

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The Book Of Conquests
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Jim Fitzpatrick, NF (covers slightly shelfrubbed), Fitzpatrick, Jim, Paper Tiger, 1978, 1st, 0525475117, wraps, English

Celtic mythology. Nudity.

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The Book Of Conquests
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Jim Fitzpatrick, VG (lower corners bumped otherwise flat, tight, clean)), Fitzpatrick, Jim, Paper Tiger, 1978, 1st, wraps

Celtic mythology. Nudity.

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The Silver Arm
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Jim Fitzpatrick, Fine, Fitzpatrick, Jim, Paper Tiger, 1981, 1st, wraps

Celtic mythology. Nudity.

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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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The Sports Art of Bart Forbes
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Bart Forbes, Forbes, Bart, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Beckett Publications, Dallas, TX, 1998, 1st, 12.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 144 pages, over 150 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the dustjacket: Internationally acclaimed artist Bart Forbes has been capturing the essence of sport for nearly 30 years. His versatility is...

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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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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (bump to the upper corner, light shelfwear), Grass Valley, Underwood, 1998, 1st, 1887424415, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, xii, 164 pages, 100 color and 40 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Out-of-print. The incredible paintings of Frank Frazetta have brought him worldwide fame, legions of loyal fans, and scores of imitators. His darkly...

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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (tail of the spine bumped, moderate wear to dustjacket edges), 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

This copy belonged to Frank Frazetta's lifelong friend and longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin. With a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From...

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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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James A Bond, Frank Frazetta, Bond, James A, Frazetta, Frank, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Vanguard, Lakewood, 2008, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 208 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. The first edition of this Frazetta reference book. The numerous and (mostly) excellent color reproductions of rare Frazetta items (from the...

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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (edges of lavender cloth covers slightly faded, very sound, sharp corners, sharp dustjacket, only light wear), Scribners, New York, 1975, 1st, 11.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, cloth, English

This is the book that really started the Frazetta phenomenon and launched the fantasy art book genre in 1975. This is the scarce clothbound hardcover...

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J. David Spurlock (ed.), Frank Frazetta, Spurlock (ed.), J. David, Frazetta, Frank, Fine without dust jacket, as issued, Vanguard Publications, Lakewood, NJ, 2013, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: This collection is brimming with rare and previously unpublished drawings and painting preliminaries of the subjects Frazetta is best...

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J. David Spurlock (ed.), Frank Frazetta, Spurlock (ed.), J. David, Frazetta, Frank, Fine, Vanguard, Lakewood, NJ, 2014, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 160 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: A follow-up to last year's best-selling hit, Frazetta Sketchbook, Vol. I, with more classic and unseen material by the acclaimed,...

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Edgar Rice Burroughs, Frank Frazetta, Burroughs, Edgar Rice, Frazetta, Frank, Near Fine (mild toning to the edges, light bump to the upper tips of the pages, one light vertical crease along the spine, one staple slightly offset, very flat, tight, clean), House of Greystoke, Kansas City, MO, 1976, 1st thus, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 44 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This spunky Frank Frazetta illustration was commissioned especially by the publisher House of Greystoke to accompany their Authorized First Edition of The...

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Very Good+ (covers and corners lightly rubbed), Arnold Friberg, Schwarz, Ted, Friberg, Arnold, Northland, 1985, 1st, 177 pages, 82 illustrations, most in color, Hardcover, cloth

A great book on an unjustly little-known illustrator/artist. Best known for his series of calendar paintings of Canadian Mounties and his inspirational...

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Leone Frollo, Frollo, Leone, Fine, Glamour International, Florence, 1997, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.125 inches, 44 pages, 42 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

A collection of 42 full-page erotic pencil drawings by the Italian comic artist (Mona Street).

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Brian Froud's World of Faerie
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Brian Froud, Froud, Brian, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Rafael, Insight, 2007, 1st, 9781933784137, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 168 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

There are also three little booklets within the book and in an envelope is a poster of a poem by Neil Gaiman . Out of print. From the publisher:...

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Goblins - Pop-Up Book
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Brian Froud, Froud, Brian, Fine, issued without dustjacket (tabs and pop-ups are fully functioning), Bedrick/Blackie, London, 1983, 1st, 11.7 inches, 7.7 inches, 12 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A pop-up book, fine & fully functioning, featuring brand new playful illustrations by Froud made especially for this pop-up.

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Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Letters
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Ari Berk, Brian Froud, Berk, Ari, Froud, Brian, Near Fine (Upper corners bumped, otherwise Fine), New York, Abrams, 2005, 1st, 978-0810957886, 10.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The Cottington Archive reluctantly announces that more information about the infamous Lady Cottington has surfaced: a scrapbook...

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Terry Jones, Brian Froud, Jones, Terry, Froud, Brian, A bookplate signed by the artist is attached to the front free endpaper, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild wear to the covers, interior Very Fine), New York, Simon & Schuster, 1996, 1st, 0684832062, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The sequel to Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book.

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Brian Froud, Froud, Brian, An illustrated bookplate signed by the artist is laid in, Very Fine, Sherman Oaks, CA, Imaginosis, 2005, 1st, 0974461202, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

Brian Froud's full color sketchbook from 2005. An illustrated bookplate signed by the artist is laid in. From the publisher: For the first time ever,...

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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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Bernie Fuchs, Fuchs, Bernie, Fine, The Illustrated Press, St. Louis, MO, 2005, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, color wraps, English

This out-of-print "special issue" is devoted entirely to Bernie Fuchs.

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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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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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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 Art of Bernie Fuchs
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David Apatoff, Bernie Fuchs, Apatoff, David, Fuchs, Bernie, Print run of 900 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2017, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 240 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This book is 240 pages long and features over 300 of Bernie Fuch's beautiful illustrations reproduced from the original paintings and drawings, as well as...

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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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Eric Nolen-Weathington, J.L. Garcia-Lopez, Nolen-Weathington, Eric, Garcia-Lopez, J.L., Near Fine (mild thumbdents to the back cover otherwise Very Fine, sharp corners and edges, bright, glossy), Raleigh, NC, TwoMorrows Publishing, 2005, 1st, 9781893905443, 1-893905-44-6, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 120 pages, black & white with 8 pages in color., Softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. From the publisher: This volume of the Modern Masters series looks at the life and work of one of today's top comic-book artists,...

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Seres Extraordinarios
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Tino Gatagán, Fine, Gatagán, Tino, Dibbuks, 2006, 1st, French wraps, Spanish, French, English

A collection of outstanding works by this Spanish illustrator of over 100 books worldwide. Works in acrylic, pastel, and mixed media. Text in English,...

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Daniel Zimmer, Edwin Georgi, Zimmer, Daniel, Georgi, Edwin, One of 100 numbered copies signed by the author, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2017, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 224 pages, nearly 300 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Limited to 100 copies! The Special Edition is presented in a teal cloth slipcase with white stamped lettering, with a bookplate signed and numbered by...

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Signed by the artist on a tipped-in color plate, Near Fine (light surface wear), Gary Gianni, Gianni, Gary, Hieronymus Press, 2002, 1st, 12.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 60 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Gianni's self-published collection of Monster Men (originally serialized in Hellboy) and a William Hope Hodgeson short story illustrated by Gianni.

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H.R. Giger's Necronomicon
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H. R. Giger, Giger, H. R., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Las Vegas, Morpheus, 1991, 11th 2010, 9780962344725, 16.75 inches, 12 inches, 84 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. Necronomicon was the first major published compendium of images by Swiss artist H. R. Giger. H.R. Giger's Necronomicon was given to...

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Milton Glaser, Glaser, Milton, Very Fine, Hudson, NY, Princeton Architectural Press, 2020, 1st, 9781616899615, 9.7 inches, 7 inches, 168 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Design legend Milton Glaser demystifies his creative process in this thoughtful collection of illustrations showing his journey from...

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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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The Doubtful Guest - Signed
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Edward Gorey, Gorey, Edward, Edward Gorey has crossed out his name on the title page and signed his name above it, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (slight toning to the edges otherwise Fine), New York, Dodd, Mead & Co., 1978, 1st Printing of the 1978 Reissue, 9396076289, 6.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 32 pages, black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Doubtful Guest is a short, illustrated book by Edward Gorey, first published by Doubleday in 1957, and reissued by Dodd, Mead in 1978. This is a...

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Edward Gorey, Gorey, Edward, Edward Gorey has crossed out his name on the title page and signed his name above it, Near Fine in Near Fine price-clipped dustjacket (very slight shelfwear), New York, Dodd, Mead & Co., 1975, 2nd, 9396070310, 6.75 inches, 7.25 inches, 56 pages, black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

'The Glorious Nosebleed' is Edward Gorey's fifth illustrated ABC book This is a sharp autographed copy of the second printing. Edward Gorey has...

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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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Rick Griffin, Griffin, Rick, Near Fine (light shelfwear to cover edges, flat, tight, clean), Laguna Art Museum/Gingko, Laguna Beach/Corte Madera, 2007, 1st, 13 inches, 9.75 inches, 156 pages, over 150 color illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

Presented in a lush oversize format, this comprehensive, career-spanning catalog features work from an exhibition organized by Laguna Art Museum. Heart and...

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Man from Utopia
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Rick Griffin, Griffin, Rick, Near Fine (light wear to edges, very flat, tight, clean), San Francisco Comic Book Co., San Francisco, 1972, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

A big helping of Griffin's stream of consciousness comix. The best description of this comic comes from M. Steven Fox at comixjoint.com: One of the...

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Rick Griffin (1980)
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Gordon McClelland, Rick Griffin, McClelland, Gordon, Griffin, Rick, Near Fine (cover slightly sunned, mild rubbing to corners, interior flat, tight, clean), Surrey, Paper Tiger, 1980, 1st, 0399504966, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 95 pages, 57 color and 48 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

The first major collection of Griffin's posters, paintings, comix, and pen drawings.

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Rick Griffin (1980)
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Gordon McClelland, Rick Griffin, McClelland, Gordon, Griffin, Rick, Near Fine (light crease to one corner, slight rubbing to corners, no thumbdents, flat, tight, clean), Surrey, Paper Tiger, 1980, 1st, 0399504966, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 95 pages, 57 color and 48 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

The first major collection of Griffin's posters, paintings, comix, and pen drawings.

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Rick Griffin (2002)
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Gordon McClelland, Rick Griffin, McClelland, Gordon, Griffin, Rick, Limited to 3,000 copies, Very Good+ (bump to the top of the spine,two thumbdents to the back cover, light rubbing to corners, interior flat, tight, clean), Last Gasp, San Francisco, 2002, 1st Last Gasp printing, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 95 pages, 57 color and 48 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

An unaltered reprinting of the 1980 original: the first major collection of Griffin's posters, paintings, comix, and pen drawings.

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