Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
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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The Lost Frankenstein Pages
  $125.00
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Berni Wrightson, Wrightson, Berni, Very Good+ (uneven sunning to the spine, some spotting to the fore edge, mild wear, very flat, tight), Greencastle, PA, Apple Press, 1993, 1st, 0927203081, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, 44 full-page black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

A scarce, out-of-print collection of unpublished illustrations associated with Wrightson's legendary illustrated version of Frankenstein: preliminary...

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S. J. Perelman, Al Hirschfeld, Perelman, S. J., Hirschfeld, Al, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (lightly rubbed spine ends and corners, binding tight, covers and pages clea, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1948, 5th, 8.8 inches, 6.75 inches, 159 pages, 43 two-color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An account of humorist-playwright S. J. Perelman and artist-caricaturist Al Hirschfeld's real-life round-the-world cruise following a Broadway flop. The...

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S. J. Perelman, Al Hirschfeld, Perelman, S. J., Hirschfeld, Al, Near Fine in Very Good+ price-clipped dustjacket (spine ends and corners sharp, binding tight, covers and pages clea, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1948, 2nd, 8.8 inches, 6.75 inches, 159 pages, 43 two-color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An account of humorist-playwright Perelman and artist-caricaturist Hirschfeld's real-life round-the-world cruise following a Broadway flop. The author...

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Boris, Book Two
  $60.00
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Mark A Feldman, Boris Vallejo, Feldman, Mark A, Vallejo, Boris, Near Fine (upper corner lightly bent, no dents, very flat, tight, clean), Anaconda Press, Silver Springs, MD, 1978, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, 27 full-page color illustrations, 66 black & white illustrations, and 16 photos, softcover, wraps, English

Introduction by Philip Jose Farmer. This slick prozine volume displays a wide variety of Boris' work: humorous illustrations, romance and science fiction...

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Jazz Graphics: David Stone Martin
  $300.00
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Manek Daver, David Stone Martin, Daver, Manek, Martin, David Stone, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (very slight shelfwear, very flat, tight, clean), Graphic-sha Publishing, Tokyo, 1991, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 160 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps

The only book on this illustrator and record album cover artist. All the text is in both English and Japanese. A very sharp copy of a hard to find...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (spine ends and corners rubbed with white peeking through, covers lightly rubbed and scuffed, interior bright and clean), 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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Jose Luiz Benicio, Benicio, Jose Luiz, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brandstudio and Reference Press, Astoria, 2010, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Benicio's style is reminiscent of McGinnis with a splash of Aslan. A great introduction to a great artist and a nice addition to your mid-century pulp art...


Show Business is No Business
  $60.00
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Al Hirschfeld, Hirschfeld, Al, Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket (the book is age toned, but very sound, corners sharp, spine sound, dustjacket is worn with chips, pieces missing), Simon & Schuster, New York, 1951, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.75 inches, xiii, 142 pages, 82 two-color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, English

Lively witty essays on the theatre written & illustrated by Hirschfeld. Hirschfeld describes the world he knows so well in eleven chapters: Theatres,...

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Do Re Mi
  $75.00
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Garson Kanin, Al Hirschfeld, Kanin, Garson, Hirschfeld, Al, Very Good+ in Very Good price-clipped dustjacket (mild wear to lower corners, dustjacket edgeworn, spine sunned), Little Brown, Boston, 1955, 1st, 7.75 inches, 5.25 inches, 90 pages, 29 two-color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, English

A Runyonesque novel of gangland and Broadway (by the writer of Born Yesterday and other films and books) with 29 wonderful two-color illustrations by...

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Heinz Huber, Ronald Searle, Huber, Heinz, Searle, Ronald, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (rear board slightly bowed, dustjacket has a few small tears and some slight staining to the rear flap), Viking, New York, 1966, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.9 inches, 190 pages, 150 illustrations, 11 pages in color, hardcover, cloth, English

"Germany from the inside and out." This book is divided into two parts: the first half is an examination of Germany and its history by Huber and...

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Dave Stevens, Stevens, Dave, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Underwood, Nevada City, 2008, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 288 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A beautiful copy of this career retrospective. It is sold-out in all editions and long out-of-print. From the publisher: Brush with Passion charts...

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The Student's Guide to Painting
  $50.00
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Jack Faragasso, Faragasso, Jack, Very Good in Good dustjacket (mild foxing on the endpapers and first and last pages, spine slightly cocked, otherwise a very sound copy, dustjacket missing pieces), North Light, Westport, CT, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, 83 color and 53 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

"Here are the principles of painting and color as taught by Frank J. Reilly in his memorable teaching career at the Art Students League of New York." The...

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Robert Crumb, Crumb, Robert, Limited to 500 serial numbered copies signed by the gallery owner-publisher Alexander Acevedo, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (book is slightly bowed, cloth at spine ends slightly pushed inward, small white paint mark on back cover, three corners very slightly pushed, small stain to fore edge, interior very solid and clean), Alexander Gallery, New York, 1993, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 360 pages, black & white with 9 pages in color, hardcover, decorative cloth with an onlaid plate, English

This is a thick (360 page!) hardcover catalog for an extensive, wide-ranging exhibition of rare Crumb original art at the Alexander Gallery in New York...

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Opus, Vol. One
  $125.00
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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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Berni Wrightson, Wrightson, Berni, Very Fine, FPG Publishing, Pittsburgh, PA, 1994, 1st, 3.5 inches, 2.5 inches, 89 color illustrations, English

Wrightson created 89 new paintings for this trading card set. All 89 color cards have new original images, not pre-existing art! A complete 90 card...


Innovari II
  $75.00
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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Near Fine, United States Steel, Pittsburgh, 1968, 1st, 9 inches, 11 inches, 30 pages, two-color illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

A full color Syd Mead painting opens this rare booklet produced by United States Steel. "This is Innovari II. This completely new, five-passenger,...

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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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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Limited to 500 copies, Very Good, issued without dustjacket (front cover is crunched at the top corner and the board has a half-inch tear otherwise Near Fine, other corners sharp, only light wear), Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2019, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 160 pages, over 150 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This 160-page volume limited to 500 copies was only sold as part of the deluxe Corben Coffret (composed of two volumes in a slipcase). There is almost no...

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Fusion
  $300.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (mild rubbing to the top of the spine with white board peeking thru, occasional mild rubbing to the covers, corners sharp, interior very sound), New York, Epic, 1995, 1st, 0785101551, 11.9 inches, 9.5 inches, 128 pages, over 200 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An exceptional Moebius art book. Filled with over 200 color works made by Moebius between 1985 to 1995: posters, production designs, covers and...

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Alex Nino, Nino, Alex, Fine (very flat, tight, clean), Warren, New York, 1980, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, 76 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

An all-Alex Nino issue collecting six classic stories from earlier issues: "A Boy and his Thing" (from Creepy #101, 1978) "Keep Kool" (from Creepy...

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Berni Wrightson, Wrightson, Berni, Very Fine, Warren, New York, 1979, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, 68 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

The all-Wrightson issue with seven classic stories from the height of his career: The Muck Monster, Clarice, Cool Air, A Martian Saga, The Pepper Lake...

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William Stout, Stout, William, #214 of 950 copies signed by the artist, Near Fine (tiny bit of edgewear otherwise Very Fine), Pasadena, Terra Nova Press, 2006, 1st, 0974383848, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, 50 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

50 pages with 57 illustrations. Fantasy women, Edgar Rice Burroughs creatures and characters, dinosaurs, mural studies, Kong, a Willis O'Brien tribute,...

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William Stout, Stout, William, #64 of 950 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Pasadena, Terra Nova Press, 2011, 1st, 9780982867129, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, 60+ black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

William Stout is an American illustrator, comic book artist and designer who has worked on several well-known projects including the films Wizards, Raiders...

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