Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
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), Turner, Atlanta, 1992, 2nd, 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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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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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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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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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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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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Fairies
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Yoshitaka Amano, Amano, Yoshitaka, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Milwaukie, DH Press, 2006, 1st, 978-1595820624, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: Yoshitaka Amano's lush ethereal paintings of magical creatures, spirits, goblins and apparitions have been praised and admired all...

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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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Fame (Signed)
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Brad Benedict, SIGNED on the Half-title by Benedict and artists Lou Beach, Gary Panter, Neon Park, Barry Phillips, Charles White III, Brian Zick (and one additional signature which is illegible), Fine/Fine price-clipped dust jacket, Benedict, Brad, Harmony, 1980, 1st, cloth

Signed on the half-title page by author Brad Benedict and artists Lou Beach, Gary Panter, Neon Park, Barry Phillips, Charles White III, and Brian Zick (and...

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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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Arpi Ermoyan, Ermoyan, Arpi, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Crans, Rotovision, 1997, 1st, 978-2880463168, 12 inches, 12 inches, 224 pages, 450 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The original edition of this excellent survey. Profiles and portfolios of the 87 illustrators inducted into the Society of Illustrators' Hall of Fame...

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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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Grant Geissman, Al Feldstein, Geissman, Grant, Feldstein, Al, Fine in Fine dustjacket, San Diego, IDW, 2013, 1st, 978-1613776766, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 320 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: FELDSTEIN: The Mad Life and Fantastic Art of Al Feldstein! takes a long-overdue look at the entire remarkable career of this...

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Grant Geissman, Al Feldstein, Geissman, Grant, Feldstein, Al, #345 of 500 deluxe copies signed by Al Feldstein and author/book designer Grant Geissman, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, IDW, San Diego, 2013, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 320 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather, English

This Deluxe Limited-Edition features: a deluxe leather binding and matching slipcase a bookplate signed by Feldstein and author/book designer Grant...

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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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Flesk Prime
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Craig Elliott, Gary Gianni, Petar Meseldzija, Mark Schultz, William Stout, Craig Elliott, Gary Gianni, Petar Meseldzija, Mark Schultz, William Stout, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket slightly rubbed), Santa Cruz, Flesk, 2011, 1st, 9781933865317, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"Flesk Prime serves as a fresh look into the imagery of five exceptional artists: Craig Elliott, Gary Gianni, Petar Meseldzija, Mark Schultz and William...

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

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Limited to 2000 copies signed by the artist, Fine, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Stardom, 1996, 1st, Hardcover, leather, French

A collection of 80 drawings from Moebius' sketchbook taken from the years 1992 - 1995 and published in a small 5 x 7 inch sketchbook format reproducing the...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to 2000 copies signed by the artist, Fine, Stardom, Paris, 1996, 1st, 7.3 inches, 5.2 inches, 160 pages, black & white, Hardcover, leather

In addition to his signature, this copy has an original pencil drawing by Moebius that he has inscribed to an animator: "Moeb. to Sherm." A...

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Forever Christmas
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Tasha Tudor, VF/VF, Davis, Harry, Tudor, Tasha, Little Brown, 2000, 1st, cloth

" Forever Christmas is a celebration of a joyous holiday and of one inspired artist's preparation for, and exultation of, the day. That artist is Tasha...

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Forty Drawings
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Ronald Searle, Searle, Ronald, Very Good+ (wear to the paper cover along the joints and the top and bottom edges, binding and pages sound), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1946, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, ii, 40 pages, 40 black & white illustrations, hardcover, decorative boards, English

From 1946, a first printing of Ronald Searle's first book. A collection of the drawings Searle did as a soldier and prisoner of war of the Japanese in the...

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Limited to 1250 copies, Fine, Frank Bellamy, Butterworth, Michael, Bellamy, Frank, Book Palace Books, 2009, 1st, 9781907081002, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, English

From the publisher: For the first time ever, Michael Butterworth's epic series of articles recounting the history of the First World War collected...

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Limited to 550 copies. This copy is signed by the author., Scratch to spine otherwise Near Fine, John F., Jr Apgar, Frank Schoonover, Apgar, John F., Jr, Schoonover, Frank, 1969, 1st, 8.9 inches, 11.4 inches, 72 pages, 28 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth with an onlaid plate, English

A bibliography of the Brandywine painter-illustrator, Frank E. Schoonover (1877-1972). Privately printed in 1969. With 28 black & white...

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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Very very slight bend to upper corner otherwise Very Fine (very flat, tight, clean), Peacock Press/Bantam, New York, 1985, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

The scarcest of the Peacock Press/Bantam Frazetta series. This was published in 1985 and looks brand new! 36 color illustrations, 58 black...

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Frazetta: A Retrospective
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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Alexander Gallery, New York, 1994, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 200 pages, 54 color and over 150 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A lavish exhibition catalog with a limited print run and increasingly scarce. 200 pages of Frazetta art ALL reproduced from the originals! 34 paintings, 13...

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Frederic Whitaker
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Frederic Whitaker, Fine/NF, Lovoos, Janice, Whitaker, Frederic, Northland, 1972, 1st, cloth, English

A biography of this watercolor artist and art instructor, with a gallery of 30 paintings reproduced in color with notes by the artist.

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Fine, Willis, Fritz, Fritz Willis, 13 inches, 11 inches

Two original 11 x 13 inch contact sheets of photos taken by Fritz Willis of his models. Fritz Willis (1907-1979) was a pin-up artist who produced an...

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Christopher Hume, Fine/NF, Hume, Christopher, Summerhill Press, 1986, 1st, cloth

Robert Bateman, Stanley Meltzoff, Bob Kuhn, George McLean, John Schoenherr, Fenwick Lansdowne, Glen Loates, Claudio D'Angelo, Lanford Monroe, Ron Parker,...

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Christopher Hume, NF/VG, Hume, Christopher, North Word, 1987, 1st revised edition, cloth

Robert Bateman, Stanley Meltzoff, Bob Kuhn, George McLean, John Schoenherr, Fenwick Lansdowne, Glen Loates, Claudio D'Angelo, Lanford Monroe, Ron Parker,...

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Fun With A Pencil
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Andrew Loomis, Fine/NF. A very attractive copy, Loomis, Andrew, Viking, 1939, 21st 1977, cloth

An incredibly clean copy of Loomis' first book: a "how to draw" book with basic and intermediate instruction.

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Fun With A Pencil
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Andrew Loomis, NF/NF (light shelfwear to bottom corners otherwise Fine, two short tears to very clean dustjacket) . A very attractive copy, Loomis, Andrew, Viking, 1939, 21st 1977, cloth spine

An incredibly clean copy of Loomis' first book: a "how to draw" book with basic and intermediate instruction.

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Fun with a Pencil
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Very Fine/Very Fine, Andrew Loomis, Loomis, Andrew, Titan Books, 2013, 1st thus, 9780857687609, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 120 pages, black & white, Hardcover, boards, English

A brand-new reprinting of Loomis' famous first instructional volume. Fabulous reproduction of the 1939 original. From the publisher: Andrew Loomis...

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