Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Near Fine/Very Good+ (dustjacket has mild edgewear and small tears), Josef Capek, Pomajzlová, Alena, Capek, Josef, Municipal House in Prague, 2003, 1st, 8086339238, Hardcover, cloth, Czech, English

A rare monograph on the Czech artist Josef Čapek who died in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. This volume is only in five libraries in the entire U.S....

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Rene Gruau (1984)
  $250.00
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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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Robert Crumb, Crumb, Robert, Slipcased edition of 400 copies with a bookplate signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, David Zwirner Books, 2016, 1st, 9781941701362, 10.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 132 pages, 6 color and 109 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: One of America's most celebrated cartoonists, Robert Crumb helped define cartoon and punk subcultures of the 1960s and 1970s with...

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Limited to 2000 hardcover copies. Signed by the artist., Very Fine/Very Fine, Design Studio Press, Culver City, 2010, 1st, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations on every page, Hardcover, boards, English

Syd Mead signed this book for us in person. The is the hardcover edition limited to 2000 copies. And rarely signed. This sequel to 2001's Syd Mead's...

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Near Fine (light rubbing to the corners otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Oblagon, Pasadena, CA, 2001, 1st, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations on every page, softcover, wraps, English

Published in 2001 and long out of print. Industrial design, entertainment design, motion pictures, television, computer game design, fantasy illustrations.

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Doug Sneyd, Sneyd, Doug, Inscribed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2011, 2nd, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 248 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This copy has a full-page inscription by the artist ("To Gary With every good wish from Doug") with a drawing of a smiling female with rabbit ears and a...

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Joseph Michael Linsner, Linsner, Joseph Michael, One of 1250 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Fine slipcase, Image, Orange, CA, 2002, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 192 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A sharp copy of the Special Edition featuring 16 extra pages of paintings, a variant dustjacket, and a cloth slipcase. Out of print in hardcover and...

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David Apatoff, Austin Briggs, Apatoff, David, Briggs, Austin, Print run of 1000 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Auad Publishing, San Francisco, 2019, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 160 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The latest volume in Auad Publishing's long line of Famous American Magazine Illustrator books, Austin Briggs: The Consummate Illustrator, sold out in less...

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Betty, Zdenek Burian, Betty, Burian, Zdenek, Very Fine in Very Fine obi band, Albatros Media, Prague, 2016, 1st, 13.3 inches, 10 inches, 416 pages, over 420 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, Czech

The renown Czech artist Zdenek Burian is best known internationally for his paintings of dinosaurs, extinct mammals and prehistoric man, but his...

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Three-Dimensional Drawing
  $225.00
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Andrew Loomis, VG+/VG price-clipped dustjacket (corners lightly worn, 4 pages have had the upper corner folded over, some pages are wrinkled at the top edge from being paperclipped, dustjacket is edgeworn with small tears). Overall an attractive copy, Loomis, Andrew, Viking, 1958, 1st, cloth

The revised edition of "Successful Drawing." "Mr. Loomis has added sixteen pages of new technical material on perspective, replacing a purely pictorial...

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Three-Dimensional Drawing
  $225.00
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Andrew Loomis, VG+/VG (one corner lightly rubbed, other corners sharp, book is flat, tight, clean, dustjacket is edgeworn with small tears). Overall an attractive copy, Loomis, Andrew, Viking, 1958, 1st, cloth

The revised edition of "Successful Drawing." "Mr. Loomis has added sixteen pages of new technical material on perspective, replacing a purely pictorial...

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Reynold Brown: A Life in Pictures
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Daniel Zimmer and David J. Hornung, Reynold Brown, Zimmer and David J. Hornung, Daniel, Brown, Reynold, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket still in publisher's shrinkwrap, St. Louis, Illustrated Press, 2008, 1st, 9780982004128, 12.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 224 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. First printing of 1000 copies. From the publisher: William Reynold Brown (1917-1991) was a prolific American artist whose career...

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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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Zdenek Burian (1905-1981)
  $225.00
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Vladimir Prokop, Zdenek Burian, Prokop, Vladimir, Burian, Zdenek, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Vydala, Gallery, 2005, 1st, 9788086010892, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 264 pages, over 500 color illustrations & photographs, hardcover, pictorial boards, Czech

A full-color monograph on Zdenek Burian (1905-1981). over 500 color illustrations & photographs. Includes a 47-page bibliography/catalog of Buriana:...

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Dan Zimmer, Tom Lovell, Zimmer, Dan, Lovell, Tom, Limited to 900 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase 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 Tom Lovell - Illustrator hardcover book, second edition. Presented in a green slipcase with white printing. Limited to only 100 copies. Illustrator...

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Mike Ploog, Ploog, Mike, Limited to 725 copies with all these extras including a signed & numbered print, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (top of the spine bumped, upper corners lightly bumped, interior Very Fine), Pittsburgh, FPG, 2015, 1st, 978-0996668903, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This copy of The Art of Ploog includes the following Kickstarter Exclusives limited to just 725 copies: A 9" x 12" Signed & Numbered color print...

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Venise Celeste - First Printing
  $225.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (bump to the bottom edge of the front board (cover), very light wear at the spine ends, otherwise very sharp, tight and clean) issued without dustjacket, Aedena, Paris, 1984, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.75 inches, 104 pages, over 175 illustrations, about half in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This was the first art book published by Moebius' own publishing company Aedena. For this book, Moebius collects his work based upon the locations he was...

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John Seerey-Lester, Fine/Fine (dust jacket slightly rubbed), Seerey-Lester, John, Mill Pond Press, 1991, 1st, cloth, English

"From a tiny goldfish to an awesome grizzly, Seerey-Lester depicts a variety of animals. "With each animal, he takes care to portray its unique...

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Successful Drawing
  $200.00
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Andrew Loomis, VG+ (spine ends frayed, boards showing at bottom corners, interior clean & Fine), Loomis, Andrew, Viking, 1951, 1st, cloth

The emphasis in Loomis' fourth book is perspective. However the final two sections: Drawing the Figure in Costume and A Gallery of Drawings are primarily...

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The Book of Virgil Finlay
  $200.00
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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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Linda Jacobson, Harry Carmean, Jacobson, Linda, Carmean, Harry, Very Good+ (cover edges rubbed and discolored), Borden Publishing Company, Alhambra, 1975, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, 105 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

105 dynamic life drawings by this revered Art Center instructor--the only living artist that was ever included in this Master Draughtsman Series. Quite...

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Near Fine (moderate cover rubbing and edge wear), Kodansha, Tokyo, 1996, 1st revised, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 170 pages, over 100 color illustrations, softcover, wraps

Four sections: industrial design, motion pictures, fantasy, and drawings & sketches. The motion picture section features Star Trek, Tron, Blade...

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Joseph Michael Linsner, Linsner, Joseph Michael, #1214 of 1250 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket in Near Fine slipcase (uneven fading to the edges of the slipcase), Image, Orange, CA, 2002, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 192 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

The Special Edition featuring 16 extra pages of paintings, a variant dustjacket, and a cloth slipcase. Out of print in hardcover and softcover. A 2002...

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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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