Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
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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Creative Illustration
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Very Fine in Fine Dustjacket, Andrew Loomis, Loomis, Andrew, Titan, 2012, 1st thus, Hardcover, Cloth, English

Andrew Loomis' crowning achievement was this thick volume: the best of all his instruction books. Advanced concepts in picture-making for editorial or...

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Fine, Berni Wrightson, Wrightson, Berni, 2001, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

One of Bernie Wrightson's self-published collections of previously unpublished pencil drawings. Just over half the book are "drawings and designs for a...

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Irwin Chusid, Barbara Economon, Jim Flora, Chusid, Barbara Economon, Irwin, Flora, Jim, Very Good+ (moderate wear to covers, interior Fine), Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2007, 1st, 10 inches, 11 inches, 180 pages, over 200 color illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

"The Curiously Sinister Art of Jim Flora (2007) contains fine art works that were unknown when The Mischievous Art of Jim Flora was published (2004). The...

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David Grove, Grove, David, Very Fine, San Francisco, Norfolk Press, 2012, 1st, 1600520537, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 305 pages, 145 color illustrations and 200 drawings, sketches and photographs, Softcover, French wraps, English

A lavishly illustrated reminiscence and meditation on the famous illustrator's career and life.  David Grove is one of a handful of revered...


David Hockney's Dog Days
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David Hockney, VF/VF, Hockney, David, Bulfinch, 1998, 1st American, cloth

Hockney's paintings & drawings of his two dachshunds.

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David Innes Of Pellucidar
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John Coleman Burroughs, NF (edges slightly soiled otherwise Fine--flat, tight & clean), Burroughs, Edgar Rice, Burroughs, John Coleman, House of Greystoke, 1968, 1st, wraps

Book illustrations and comic book stories of Pellucidar by John Coleman Burroughs.

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David Willardson
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David Willardson, Willardson, David, Light edgewear and rubbing, otherwise Very Fine, Graphic Collectibles, Saugerties, NY, 2010, 1st, 6 inches, 9 inches, 14 pages, 27 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A 2010 original art catalog of David Willardson's pin up work, inspired by classic pin up illustrators, George Petty and Vargas. Willardson is an...

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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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De Ijzeren Lijn
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Joost Swarte, VF, Swarte, Joost, Oog & Blik, 2002, 1st, pictorial boards, Dutch

"The Iron Line." A beautiful little book of drawings for 25 metal sculptures that Joost Swarte designed for the 2002 Floriade (an international...

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Very Fine, William L. Bird, Jr., Harry R. Rubenstein, Bird, Jr. and Harry R. Rubenstein, William L., Princeton Architectural Press, 1998, 978156981406, 8 inches, 8.75 inches, viii, 111 pages, over 150 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the Publisher: Inciting Americans at home to do their part in producing for the war effort, the poster -- inexpensive, accessible, and...

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Michael Eury, Marie Severin, Eury, Michael, Severin, Marie, Very Fine, TwoMorrows Publishing, Raleigh, NC, 2003, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, black & white illustrations, with 16 pages in color., Softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. From the publisher: In remembrance of one of comics' most affable and influential talents, TwoMorrows re-presents DICK GIORDANO:...

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Diners
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John Baeder, Baeder, John, Near Fine, New York, Abrams, 1995, 1st revised, 978-0810926110, 8.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 144 pages, 69 color and 36 black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

69 color and 36 black & white illustrations of paintings by Photorealist painter John Baeder. From the dustjacket: Included here are paintings and...

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Dinotopia
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James Gurney, Gurney, James, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (some even toning to the edges from age, dustjacket lightly rubbed), Atlanta, Turner, 1992, 10 inches, 11 inches, 160 pages, color, hardcover, cloth, English

"Alma-Tadema's paintings are okay but they need.... Dinosaurs!" This is the book that spawned the multimedia franchise.

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Dinotopia: The World Beneath
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James Gurney, Gurney, James, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (just a few tiny spots on the top edge, otherwise book is quite sharp, light wear to dustjacket), Turner, Atlanta, 1995, 3rd, 10 inches, 11 inches, 160 pages, color, hardcover, cloth, English

The sequel to Dinotopia: Beneath the planet of Dinotopia. Alma-Tadema meets Jules Verne and spawns a toy line. This is Gurney's best-selling series about a...

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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, Limited to 950 numbered copies signed by Joe Maddalena, President of Profiles in History, Very Fine without dust jacket, as issued, Profiles in History, Calabasa, CA, 2015, 1st, 15 inches, 10.75 inches, 200 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A Mint copy of the massive commemorative catalog - a S&N'd hardcover the size of an Artist Edition - for this Frazetta auction. The included works...

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Double Memory: Art and Collaborations
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Phil Hale, Rick Berry, Hale, Rick Berry, Phil, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (mild wear to dustjacket), Hampton Falls, NH, Donald M. Grant, 1992, 1st, 978-1880418055, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, x, 119 pages, over 103 color and 34 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: The publication of this seminal art book first brought to public awareness the visionary art of Rick Berry and Phil Hale. Going well...

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Double Memory: Art and Collaborations (Near Fine)
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Phil Hale, Rick Berry, Hale, Rick Berry, Phil, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (book has light spotting to top edge, lightly shelfworn dustjacket has a small puncture along the spine), Hampton Falls, NH, Donald M. Grant, 1992, 1st, 978-1880418055, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, x, 119 pages, over 103 color and 34 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: The publication of this seminal art book first brought to public awareness the visionary art of Rick Berry and Phil Hale. Going well...

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Gerald Scarfe, Scarfe, Gerald, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Little Brown, Boston, 2006, 1st American, 12.75 inches, 10.2 inches, 352 pages, color and black & White, Hardcover, cloth, English

"A truly exceptional collection of drawings from one of Britain's foremost artists and political cartoonists, who has given us some of the most famous and...

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Drawing The Head & Hands
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Andrew Loomis, VG+/VG+ (mild fraying and bumping to the corners, binding & interior very soun, Loomis, Andrew, Viking, 1956, 6th 1970, cloth

Loomis provides detailed instruction on creating idealized features and faces in the "Chicago advertising art" style of Sundblom and Gil Elvgren . This...

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Drawing The Head & Hands
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Very Good+/Very Good+ (mild fraying and bumping to the upper corners, otherwise book is very clean and brigh, Andrew Loomis, Loomis, Andrew, Viking, 1956, 7th 1970, Hardcover, cloth, English

Recently reprinted by Titan, this is the original publisher's edition with far superior reproduction of the many pencil drawings. Loomis provides detailed...

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Drawing the Head and Hands
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Very Fine in Fine Dustjacket , Andrew Loomis, Loomis, Andrew, Titan, 2011, Hardcover, boards with dust jacket, English

From the publisher: "The illustrator Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) is revered amongst artists - including the great American painter Norman Rockwell and...

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Drawn From New England
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Tasha Tudor, Fine/Fine, Tudor, Bethany, Tudor, Tasha, Philomel, 1979, Later, cloth spine, English

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Barbara Charles, Haddon Sundblom, Charles, Barbara, Sundblom, Haddon, Near Fine (mild rubbing to covers and corners), New York, Gramercy, 1992, 1st thus, 0963490702, 10 inches, 9.75 inches, 83 pages, 35 full-page and 9 smaller color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

Crystal clear reproduction of 44 Sundblom paintings of Santa Claus from the Coca Cola Archives.

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Roy Andersen, Andersen, Roy, Very Fine/Very Fine, Settlers West Galleries, Tuscon, 2000, 1st, 10.25 inches, 11.6 inches, 168 pages, over 140 color plates, Hardcover, cloth, English

Dreamspinner recounts the story of Western Artist Roy Andersen, whose artistic career spans more than fourty-five years. As an illustrator, his paintings...

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Dreamer
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Mel Odom, NF, Odom, Mel, Penguin, 1984, 1st, wraps

Illustrations, pencil drawings, masks. Introduction by Edmund White.

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Duffy
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Brian Duffy, Duffy, Brian, Near Fine (light cover wear), London, Chris Beetles Gallery, 2009, 1st, 9781905738175, 8.25 inches, 6.5 inches, 60 pages, 50 black-and-white photographs, Softcover, wraps, English

English photographer Brian Duffy (1933-2010) burned brightly in the 1960s and 1970s, becoming a key figure of the Swinging 60s. His photographs for British...


Leslie Cabarga, Cabarga, Leslie, tiny nick top back cover otherwise Very Fine, New York, Dover Publications, Inc., 1992, 9780486270821, 0486270823, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 42 pages, 22 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

22 fax forms in black and white designed by Leslie Cabarga in a style reminiscent of commercial art of the 1920s and 30s. This book is from the estate...

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Eclectic Eccentric
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Very Fine/Very Fine, John Rombola, Vienne and Melissa Tardiff, Veronique, Rombola, John, Chronicle Books, 2009, 1st, 9780811869041, 0811869040, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: John Rombola started his career illustrating for magazines, and his work frequently appeared in Life, Holiday, and Town &...

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Limited to 2000 numbered copies, Near Fine in a Near Fine slipcase (some mild soiling and wear to the spines of each volume, slipcase slightly shelf rubbed, interiors Fine), Russ Cochran, West Plains, MO, 1976-84, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 826 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth with onlaid color plate, English

Three volumes reproducing the best work of the artists who have painted or drawn the creations of Edgar Rice Burroughs. All reproduced from the original...

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J. Allen St. John, St. John, J. Allen, #1699 of 2000 numbered copies, Very Good (cloth covers mildly soiled, some spotting/foxing on the endpapers), Russ Cochran, West Plains, Missouri, 1976, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 271 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, cloth with onlaid color plate, English

The first volume of this legendary production is devoted to the first Edgar Rice Burroughs illustrator: J. Allen St. John. Every illustration in the book is...


Edward Koren, Fine, Rosand, David, Koren, Edward, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University in the City of New York, 2010, French wraps, English

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Limited to 2000 copies, Very Fine, Al Parker, Parker, Al, Norman Rockwell Museum, 2007, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

"Illustrator Al Parker’s (1906-1985) stylish, edgy compositions were influenced by photography, jazz, and modern painting. "The innovative,...

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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 Vadeboncoeur, Jr., Everett Raymond Kinstler, Everett Raymond Kinstler, Vadeboncoeur, Jr., Everett Raymond Kinstler, Jim, Kinstler, Everett Raymond, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Nevada City, CA, JVJ Publishing, 2005, 1st, 978-0972469722, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 240 pages, 380 illustrations and photographs, over 150 in color, Hardcover, boards, English

From the artist's site: This unique book chronicles Kinstler's life from the summer he dropped out of high school and got his first job at 16 as an...

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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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Faeries
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Brian Froud, Alan Lee, Froud, Alan Lee, Brian, Near Fine (mild crease and some faint yellowing on rear cover, light shelfwear), Abrams, New York, 1978, 1st, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 192 pages, 147 color and 38 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Froud and Lee's breakthrough book: a field study of the world of faerie.

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Fame
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Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket, Richard Amsel, Benedict, Brad, Amsel, Richard, Harmony, 1980, 1st, 0517541610, Hardcover, cloth, English

Subtitled "Portraits of Celebrated People." Straight portraiture alongside caricature and parody emphasizing the "New Illustration" with lots of airbrush...

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Near Fine (mild corner wear otherwise flat, tight, clean), Mort Drucker, Duncan with Mort Drucker, David, Drucker, Mort, Stabur, 1988, 1st, 094161302X, Softcover, wraps, English

The only career retrospective of this illustrator-caricaturist best known for his Mad magazine film/TV satires and his covers for Time and TV Guide. It is...

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One of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine/Fine. A tight new unread copy, Mort Drucker, Duncan, David with Mort Drucker, Drucker, Mort, Stabur, 1988, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 96 pages, 19 color & 91 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

The only career retrospective of this illustrator-caricaturist best known for his Mad magazine film/TV satires and his covers for Time and TV Guide. It...

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Fantagas
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Carlos Nine, VF, Nine, Carlos, Les Reveurs, 2006, 1st, wraps

This is an expanded edition of an album originally published in 1995. This is Carlos Nine’s take on the classic French character Fantomas, the...

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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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Randy Broecker, Broecker, Randy, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Portland, OR, Collectors Press, 2001, 1st, 9781888054521, 13.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 256 pages, over 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

A full-color gallery of fantasy-themed literature including pulp magazines, paperbacks, and film. The accompanying text surveys the development of...


Fashion Drawing
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Francis Marshall, Marshall, Francis, Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket (dustjacket severely worn and chipped with several small pieces missing), Studio, London, 1942, 3rd 1948, 10 inches, 7.5 inches, 96 pages, over 100 black & white and two-color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

British fashion illustrator Francis Marshall (1901-1980) worked in advertising, magazines (including ten years for British Vogue), book covers, and wrote...

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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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Harry Dreve Schorr, VG+ (corners rubbed), Schorr, Harry Dreve, Watson-Guptill, 1952, 1st, cloth, English

Schorr, head of an advertising agency and previously an art director, illustrates his method for creating quick precise figure "indications" with all the...

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Disney animation director Ken Anderson's copy with his signature and bookplate on the front end papers, Fine/NF, Maynard Reece, Reece, Maynard, Meredith Press, 1963, 1st, Hardcover, leather

Both a North American field guide (with 80 species of fresh-water fish) and a basic fishing guide written, illustrated and with photographs by wildlife...

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Joanne Gernsten London, NF/VG+, London, Joanne Gernsten, National Geographic, 2007, 1st, boards

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