Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Stanley Meltzoff, Meltzoff, Stanley, One of 100 numbered copies signed by the publisher Dan Zimmer, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, Decatur, IL, 2020, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Deluxe Edition of the book, limited to just 100 copies signed and numbered by publisher Dan Zimmer on a color illustrated plate, and presented in a deep...

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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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Jack Davis, Davis, Jack, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (slight blunt bump to the top of the spine, slight rubbing to the corners, otherwise Fine), Seattle, Fantagraphics Books, 2011, 2nd, 9781606994474, 13.4 inches, 10.4 inches, 192 pages, over 400 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The first comprehensive collection of a national artistic treasure. Jack Davis arrived on the illustration scene in the euphoric...

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Philippe Caza, Caza, Philippe, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Sevres, Editions la Sirene, 1994, 1st, 9782840450580, 11 inches, 9.25 inches, 88 pages, 100 color plates and 11 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Out of print and quite scarce. Beyond his work in French comics (Metal Hurlant and more), Caza was a popular science fiction illustrator. This...

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Daniel Zimmer, Saul Tepper, Zimmer, Daniel, Tepper, Saul, One of 100 numbered copies signed by the author, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2020, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Deluxe Edition limited to just 100 copies! It has a green cloth slipcase embossed with the artist's autograph in white ink, and a tipped-in color plate...

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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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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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Paul Levitz, Levitz, Paul, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Near Fine suitcase style carrying case, Taschen, Kohn, 2010, 2nd 2017, 18.5 inches, 13 inches, 720 pages, over 2000 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A beautiful copy of this massive illustrated history of DC written by Paul Levitz and produced by Taschen. This particular copy includes a 12 x 17 inch,...

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

Collects not only all of Dave Stevens' non-Rocketeer comic book covers and stories, but a number of his hard-to-find limited edition pin-up prints and his...

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Guy Coheleach, Presentation copy from Coheleach to Kelly Stewart (who briefly worked with Dian Fossey and daughter of Jimmy Stewart) dated 1991, Fine/Fine, Wieland, Terry, Coheleach, Guy, Briar Patch Press, nd (c1990), 1st, cloth

From the dust jacket: "Beginning as a painter of birds, Coheleach became noted for his detailed and dramatic renderings of birds of prey, especially the...

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Fine/VG price-clipped dustjacket (chipped), Frediderick Fell, 1956, 1st, cloth

"By 95 of America's Foremost Cartoonists Members of the National Cartoonists Society" including Frazetta, Walt Kelly, Chic Young, Caniff, Rube Goldberg,...

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Western Advertising Art 1946
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VG+ (light wear), Ramsey Oppenheim, 1946, 1st, cloth

Western edition of the Annual of Advertising Art. From the Art Directors Club of Los Angeles.

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Boris Vallejo, Vallejo, Boris, Signed by the artist, Fine/Fine, Arco, New York, 1985, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A first printing in incredible condition and signed by the artist! Boris describes how he creates his paintings "from initial concept, through the...

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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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Alice Carter, Jessie Wilcox Smith, Violet Oakley, Elizabeth Shippen Green., Carter, Alice, Wilcox Smith, Violet Oakley, Elizabeth Shippen Green., Jessie, Lower corners lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine/Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Abrams, New York, 2000, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 216 pages, 60 color plates, 115 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The story of brandywine illustrators Jessie Wilcox Smith, Violet Oakley, and Elizabeth Shippen Green. From the publisher: Illustrators Jessie Willcox...

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Daniel Zimmer, Reynold Brown, Zimmer, Daniel, Brown, Reynold, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's original shrinkwrap, St. Louis, Illustrated Press, 2017, 1st revised, 9780982004128, 12.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 304 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This spectacular new book explores the life and work of Reynold Brown, one of the greatest movie poster artists in Hollywood history. This whopping 304...

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Whimsical Work of David Weidman
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David Weidman, Weidman, David, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Corte Madera, Gingko, 2008, 1st, 987158423091, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 216 pages, Over 200 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine

David Weidman's name may not be familiar, but his work certainly is. Weidman began his career as an animator in 1950s Los Angeles, painting backgrounds for...

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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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Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket (moderate shelfwea, Clark Hulings, Hulings, Clark, White Burro Publishing, 1986, 1st, 11.4 inches, 14.4 inches, 192 pages, 154 color plates including actual size details highlighting brushwork, textures and other instructional aspects, also includes many field studies and 40 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A scarce monograph on this illustrator and landscape painter. This thick volume covers every aspect of his painting: landscapes, still lifes, portraits,...

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Tom Lovell: Illustrator
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Dan Zimmer, Tom Lovell, Zimmer, Dan, Lovell, Tom, Limited to 900 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2016, 2nd, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 270 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first printing of this book sold out in record time. This second printing is limited to 900 copies. This new printing is now out of print!...

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Luca Crova, Adolfo Castelli, Mino Milani, Aldo di Gennaro, Crova, Adolfo Castelli, Mino Milani, Luca, di Gennaro, Aldo, Near Fine (3/8" scrape marring the back cover, otherwise only light cover wear, very flat, tight, clean), Florence, Glamour International, 2001, 8.25 inches, 6.325 inches, 304 pages, profusely illustrated in black & white with 160 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

Glamour International needed a triple-length book to encompass the career of Aldo di Gennaro, one of Italy's most prolific and multitalented artists....

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Opus, Vol. One
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Barry Windsor-Smith, Windsor-Smith, Barry, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light dustjacket wear), Fantagraphics, Seattle, 1999, 2nd, 11.25 inches, 8.8 inches, 176 pages, 66 color and 60 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An incredible collection of Barry Windsor-Smith artwork. Classic pieces and never-before-seen works, as well as sketches and in-progress drawings and...

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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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Michael Kaluta, Kaluta, Michael, #62 of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, NBM, 2001, 1st, 1561632767, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, 125 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, boards, English

"At last, a beautiful full color compendium of the best of one of comic art's most beloved and revered artists! Illustrations, covers, sketches, work from...

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Burton Silverman, Silverman, Burton, Inscribed by the artis, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Madison Square Press, New York, 1998, 1st, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 157 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, cloth, English

This book is a retrospective of 25 years of work, containing 137 reproductions of his work, 88 full color plates. On each page, Silverman talks about his...

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Keith G. Olson, Steve Hanks, Olson, Keith G., Hanks, Steve, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelf wear), Bloomington, MN, Hadley House, 1994, 18.5 inches, 12.5 inches, 128 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

This watercolor painter is very popular in the print market that worshipped Thomas Kinkade. Hanks is technically proficient and his female figures are...

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Jeffrey Jones: A Life in Art
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Jeffrey Jones, Jones, Jeffrey, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW Publishing, San Diego, 2011, 3rd 2014, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 264 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This art book was published just before Jeff Jones' death. It is almost entirely art, including a number of previously unpublished pieces. There is just a...

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Figure Drawing For All It's Worth
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Andrew Loomis, NF/VG+ (upper corner lightly bumped, other three corners sharp, Loomis, Andrew, Viking, 1943, 29th 1978, cloth spine

"A book of Fundamentals for an Artistic Career." "Salable drawing must be good drawing, convincing and appealing, and Mr. Loomis drills his readers on the...

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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Underwood-Miller, Novato, CA, 1993, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, 140 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

One painting and 140 pen & ink illustrations. Introduction by Stephen Fabian. Quality reproduction on slick paper.

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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Miller, Lancaster, PA, 1994, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, over 130 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

One painting and over 130 pen & ink illustrations. Biographic introduction by Brian Frost. Quality reproduction on slick paper.

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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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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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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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All About Girls
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Jon Whitcomb, Whitcomb, Jon, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (corners sharp, pages white, dustjacket slightly agetoned), Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1962, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, x, 229 pages, color dustjacket illustration, 14 black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

"America's best-known artist-writer explores the wonderful world of careers for women." A scarce title, Whitcomb's second book only has fifteen...

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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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The Legendary Artists Of Taos
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Mary Carroll Nelson, VF/VG (several dustjacket tears), Nelson, Mary Carroll, Watson-Guptill, 1980, 1st, cloth

The founding of New Mexico's famous art colony, its pioneer artists, and the artists who followed.

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Walt and Roger Reed, Fine/VG (dustjacket spine faded, two tears), Reed, Walt and Roger, Madison Square Press, 1984, 1st, cloth

Illustrations and biographies of 460 artists. The number one reference book in any illustration library. Recently revised and updated with almost entirely...

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Inside Moebius, Tome 4
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to 3500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Stardom, Paris, 2008, 1st, 9.6 inches, 7 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The original French edition--the true first edition. The fourth volume of Moebius' introspective, stream of consciousness comics. Appearances by Major...

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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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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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Craig Yoe, Milt Gross, Yoe, Craig, Gross, Milt, Light scuffing to corners otherwise Fine, San Diego, Yoe Books! / IDW, 2009, 1st, 9781600105463, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 354 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: "This beautifully designed book collects the complete comic book stories of comic genius Milt Gross, culled from rare, impossible to...

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John Berkey: Painted Space
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John Berkey, Berkey, John, Very Good+ (mild cover wea, FPG, Pittsburgh, 1991, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, over 80 color illustrations, most are double-page and full-page, softcover, wraps, English

This award winning science fiction cover artist's first collection with over 80 color illustrations, most double-page or full-page, and one gatefold. Berkey...

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Back for More - Signed
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Berni Wrightson, Wrightson, Berni, Signed by the artist, Near Fine (light bump to the upper tip, very flat, tight, bright), Archival Press, Cambridge, MA, 1978, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

A very sharp copy of this 1978 collection: "Tales you've all seen before... Back for More." Seven early stories by Wrightson: The Last Hunters, Feed It!,...

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Nick Meglin, Meglin, Nick, From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Near Fine in Fine dustjacket (lower tips very lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine), Watson-Guptill, New York, 1969, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8.2 inches, 160 pages, 132 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of Nick Meglin"...

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