Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Gruau (2002)
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Francois Baudot, Rene Gruau, Baudot, Francois, Gruau, Rene, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Assouline, 2002, 1st, 9782843234156, 8.75 inches, 6.25 inches, 80 pages, 60 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

A small format hardcover with a biography and 60 full-page color illustrations by the French fashion illustrator. Out of print. From the publisher:...

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The Art of Haddon Sundblom
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Daniel Zimmer, Haddon Sundblom, Zimmer, Daniel, Sundblom, Haddon, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2018, 2nd 2022, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Now in Stock! A new printing! Yay! From the publisher: The son of Scandinavian immigrants, Haddon Sundblom became one of most influential...

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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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Gerald Scarfe, NF/NF (tips slightly bumped, slight shelf wear), Scarfe, Gerald, Hamish Hamilton, 1986, 1st, cloth, English

The artists's autobiography. Of the three Brits, Scarfe is more scabrous than Searle and more anarchic than Steadman.

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Harry Dreve Schorr, VG (covers slightly soiled, corners rubbed), Schorr, Harry Dreve, np, circa 1950, 1st, cloth, English

Another book filled with beautiful advertising layout roughs by Schorr.

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Virgil Partch, Fine, Kraus, Robert, Partch, Virgil, Windmill, 1971, 1st PB, wraps, English

A children's picture book by Virgil Partch.

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Ramon Kelley, Fine/NF, Kelley, Ramon, Watson-Guptill, 1977, 1st, cloth

This art technique book focuses on advanced techniques in oil, pastel, and watercolor as used by Ramon Kelly, who is famous for his dazzling, bravura...

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Maurice Horn, VG+ (cover slightly bent, corners slightly rubbed, otherwise unmarked, clean & tight), Horn, Maurice, Gale Research Co., 1986, 1st, cloth, English

"A biographical, bibliographical, and critical guide to current illustrators, animators, cartoonists, designers, and other graphic artists." Each lengthy...

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The Land Of Blue
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Peter Max, VG+ (spine ends worn, interior clean & bright), Max, Peter, Franklin Watts, 1970, 1st, pictorial boards, English

Psychedelic pop art by the iconic seventies artist. A psychedelic picture storybook.

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The Land Of Red
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Peter Max, VG+ (spine ends lightly rubbed, interior clean & bright), Max, Peter, Franklin Watts, 1970, 1st, pictorial boards

"This book is dedicated to the earth." Psychedelic pop art by the iconic seventies artist Peter Max. A psychedelic picture storybook with rhyming text.

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Very Good+ (covers and corners lightly rubbed), Arnold Friberg, Schwarz, Ted, Friberg, Arnold, Northland, 1985, 1st, 177 pages, 82 illustrations, most in color, Hardcover, cloth

A great book on an unjustly little-known illustrator/artist. Best known for his series of calendar paintings of Canadian Mounties and his inspirational...

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Wallace Wood's Wayout
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Fine, Wood, Wallace, Wally Wood, Pure Imagination, 2005, 1st

A 160-page collection of Wally Wood's black & white sci-fi illustrations for "Galaxy" and "If" from 1958 to 1960. Four cover paintings are reproduced...

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Memorias Ilustradas
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Fernando Fernandez, VF, Fernandez, Fernando, Glenat, 2004, 1st, wraps, Spanish

Fernández’ memoir of his many years working for Selecciones Ilustradas, the renowned Spanish agency created by Josep Toutain, that from the...

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Near Fine (only light shelfwear, flat, tight, and unread), 1994, 1st, Softcover, wraps

"Crimes 'n' Gals in the USA: A Pictorial History 1930s-1960s." An excellent collection of pin-up art. Chapters on comic strips (55 illus), comic books (63...

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Andy Warhol: Drawings 1977-87
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Andy Warhol, Warhol, Andy, Fine, Gustavia, St. Barthelemy, French West Indies, Me.di.um, 2007, 1st, 978-2952651745, 8.25 inches, 6.7 inches, 60 pages, 25 black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

The catalog for an exhibition of 25 drawings.

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Gruau: Portraits of Men
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Rejane Bargiel, Sylvie Nissen, Rene Gruau, Bargiel, Sylvie Nissen, Rejane, Gruau, Rene, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Assouline, 2012, 1st, 9781614280781, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 260 pages, 250 full-color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Primarily known for his colorful and vivacious portrayals of women, René Gruau revolutionized the concept of masculinity in fashion imagery and...

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Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr., Everett Raymond Kinstler, Everett Raymond Kinstler, Vadeboncoeur, Jr., Everett Raymond Kinstler, Jim, Kinstler, Everett Raymond, #81 of 700 numbered copies signed by the author and the artist, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket in Fine cloth slipcase, Nevada City, CA, JVJ Publishing, 2005, 1st, 978-0972469722, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 240 pages, 380 illustrations and photographs, over 150 in color, Hardcover, boards, English

Signed and numbered by the author and the artist on the limitation page. This unique book chronicles Kinstler's life from the summer he dropped out of...

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Embracing an Icon: The Posters of Bernard Villlemot
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George Bon Salle, Bernard Villlemot, Bon Salle, George, Villlemot, Bernard, Very Fine in Very Good dustjacket (mild scratches and scuffing to back panel of dustjacket), New York, Posters Please, Inc, 2016, 12.4 inches, 9.5 inches, 320 pages, over 565 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A catalogue raisonne of the posters of Bernard Villemot (1911-1989)! Over 565 posters in color! From the publisher: Bernard Villemont's poster art can...

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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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Laurent Durieux, Durieux, Laurent, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Cernunnos, 2020, 1st, 9782374951492, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 254 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Laurent Durieux is a famous Belgian illustrator who is well known by pop culture fans and collectors for his cult movie poster...

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The Art of Enric
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Manuel Dominguez-Navarro, Enric, Dominguez-Navarro, Manuel, Enric, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, FPG, Pittsburgh, 2021, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 350 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

IN STOCK NOW! From the publisher: This is the long-overdue, career retrospective collection of one of the finest and most popular illustrators of...

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Troy Howarth, Howarth, Troy, Very Fine, Baltimore, Midnight Marquee Press, Inc., 2015, 1st, 9781936168507, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 236 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Vol. 1: 1963-1973 Beginning with the release of Mario Bava's THE GIRL WHO KNEW TOO MUCH in 1963, Italian filmmakers developed and...

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Virgil Finlay's Strange Science
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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Near Fine (mild crease to back cover, light cover wear, very flat, tight), Novato, CA, Underwood-Miller, 1992, 1st, 9780887331541, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, x, 150 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Two paintings and over 140 pen & ink illustrations. Introductions by Robert Bloch and Harlan Ellison. Quality reproduction on slick paper.

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James Christensen, Christensen, James, Fine, The Greenwich Workshop Press, Shelton, CT, 2001, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, 38 full-page color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A sharp copy of James Christensen's volume in The Greenwich Workshop's New Century Artists Series. 38 paintings with commentary by the artist. From...

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Simon Braund, Braund, Simon, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Titan Books (UK), London, 2019, 9781789090321, 12.5 inches, 9.3 inches, 192 pages, color and black & white illustrations throughout, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: A lavish hardback containing Orson Welles' Portfolio, much of which has never been seen before. Orson Welles, famous as an...

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Michael Stradford, Stradford, Michael, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Clair Publications, Studio City, CA, 2021, 9781685645489, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 202 pages, color and black & white illustrations throughout, pictorial boards, English

A trove of cover art from the 1950s through the 1970s and beyond. Featuring numerous covers and artwork by James Bama, Jack Faragasso, Ron Lesser, Bob...

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Cleworth: AN ARTFULLlife
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Harold Cleworth, Cleworth, Harold, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Design Studio Press, Culver City, CA, 2015, 9781624650161, 11 inches, 11 inches, 168 pages, color and black & white illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: "The painter laureate of the car" --AutoWeek Be dazzled by gorgeous paintings from award-winning automotive artist Harold...

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Contemporary Western Artists
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Peggy and Harold Samuels, Fine/NF (small blemish on dust jacket spine), Samuels, Peggy and Harold, Bonanza, 1985, 1st thus, cloth, English

A biographical dictionary of over 1500 western artists with a biography, a photo, signature and example of their work. A great reference for Western art...

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A Mountain Harvest Cookbook
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Near Fine (flat, tight & unread), Jeffrey Jones, Sickler, Roberta, Jones, Jeffrey, Doubleday, 1985, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, xiv, 226 pages, 75 black & white text illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Jones contributes 75 pen and ink drawings of herbs, fruits and vegetables as well as a color cover to this natural foods cookbook.

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A Sort Of Saga
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Near Fine/Near Fine (slightly aged, dust jacket very slightly chipped). A very attractive copy, Bill Mauldin, Mauldin, Bill, Wm Sloane, 1949, 1st, 301 pages, over 90 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, English

A memoir of Bill Mauldin's unorthodox boyhood. Very Eisner-esque illustrations throughout. "It seems that once upon a time - in fact, many times...

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Harry Dreve Schorr, NF/VG (dust jacket chipped with small pieces missing), Schorr, Harry Dreve, George Efron, 1956, 1st, cloth, English

Schorr was an art director and later the head of an advertising agency. His drawings are efficient and stylish and quite charming.

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Saul Steinberg
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Saul Steinberg, Small nick to bottom edge otherwise Fine/Fine, Rosenberg, Harold, Steinberg, Saul, Knopf, 1978, 1st, cloth

Steinberg's first career retrospective. Steinberg was born in 1914. He studied philosophy and architecture. During the 1930s, Steinberg cartoons...

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Conrad Schwiering, Long warm inscription dated 29 June '73 by the artist on the front free end paper and another warm inscription dated 29 June '73 by the author on the title page, Fine, Wakefield, Robert, Schwiering, Conrad, North Plains Press, 1973, 1st, cloth

54 color and black & white illustrations, plus numerous sketches from Schwiering’s sketchbooks. Inscribed by the artist; also inscribed by...

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Lady: Lisa Lyon (1st Printing)
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Very Fine, Robert Mapplethorpe, Chatwin, Bruce, Mapplethorpe, Robert, Viking Press, 1983, 1st, 0670430137, Softcover, wraps, English

Robert Mapplethorpe's photographic celebration of American female bodybuilding pioneer Lisa Lyon.  115 black and white photos by the legendary...

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Limited to 3500 copies, Near Fine (pinhole along front cover joint, otherwise Very Fine), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Stardom, 2007, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The third volume of Moebius' stream of consciousness comics. Appearances by Major Fatale, Blueberry, Arzach, Malvina, and other characters, and Moebius...

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Les Parisiennes
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Kiraz, Kiraz, Fine issued without dust jacket in publisher's shrink wrap, Larousse, Paris, 2014, 1st, 12 inches, 10.5 inches, 256 pages, over 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This latest book on Kiraz is a large coffee table art book featuring over 250 works, most never before published. Preface by Christian Lacroix . The...

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Walt Reed, Reed, Walt, Very Fine/Near Fine (dustjacket edges slightly rubbed at spine otherwise Very Fine), New York, Watson-Guptill, 2001, 1st, 9780942604801, 0942604806, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 452 pages, over 1000 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The most comprehensive reference guide available detailing the history of modern American Illustration, researched and written by Walt Reed, founder of...

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Show Business is No Business
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Al Hirschfeld, Hirschfeld, Al, Near Fine in Very Good price-clipped dustjacket (light shelfwear, Sharp corners, dustjacket is edgeworn with two pieces missing), Simon & Schuster, New York, 1951, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.75 inches, xiii, 142 pages, 82 black & white 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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Harry Carmean, Carmean, Harry, Limited to 300 copies, Fine, Reynolds Gallery, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, 2007, 1st, 9 inches, 6 inches, 40 pages, 36 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A scarce, limited edition, exhibition catalog of 28 figure drawings by Carmean and 8 by figure drawings by Miriam Slater. For nearly 50 years,...

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Mouse & Kelley
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Stanley Mouse, Alton Kelley, Mouse, Alton Kelley, Stanley, Near Fine (slight cover wear, very flat, tight, clean), New York, Dell Publishing Co, Inc., 1979, 1st, 0440563100, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, Over 100 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A 1979 collection of Mouse & Kelley's most iconic psychedelic posters, t-shirt designs, and magazine covers, including posters for the Grateful Dead,...

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Rick Griffin (1980)
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Gordon McClelland, Rick Griffin, McClelland, Gordon, Griffin, Rick, Near Fine (cover slightly sunned, mild rubbing to corners, interior flat, tight, clean), Surrey, Paper Tiger, 1980, 1st, 0399504966, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 95 pages, 57 color and 48 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

The first major collection of Griffin's posters, paintings, comix, and pen drawings.

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Rick Griffin (2002)
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Gordon McClelland, Rick Griffin, McClelland, Gordon, Griffin, Rick, Limited to 3,000 copies, Very Good+ (bump to the top of the spine,two thumbdents to the back cover, light rubbing to corners, interior flat, tight, clean), Last Gasp, San Francisco, 2002, 1st Last Gasp printing, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 95 pages, 57 color and 48 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

An unaltered reprinting of the 1980 original: the first major collection of Griffin's posters, paintings, comix, and pen drawings.

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Roy Krenkel, Krenkel, Roy, Very Good+ (moderate cover wear, mild bump to spine, interior flat, bright, tight), Montclair, NJ, Vanguard, 2005, 1st paperback, 9781887591522, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 136 pages, about 50 full-color and 200 black & white illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Influenced by early masters J. Allen St. John, J. C. Coll and Franklin Booth, Roy G. Krenkel has inspired generations of fantasy...

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Jim Silke, Silke, Jim, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2004, 1st, 978-1595820051, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, over 100 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Jim's autobiography and treatise on Pin-up art with large color images on every page. Over 100 new illustrations by Silke and classic pin-up artists...

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Noah's Ark - First Edition
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Rien Poortvliet, Poortvliet, Rien, Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket (mild shelfwear, previous owner's blindstamp on the front free endpaper and title page, interior sound, severe wear and tears to dustjacket), Abrams, New York, 1986, 1st American, 16.5 inches, 12.5 inches, 240 pages, over 223 color illustrations, Hardcover, leather, English

This book is filled with Poortvliet's paintings and drawings of animals. This is the original oversize first edition with big 12 x 16 inch pages. This book...

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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Good+ (moderate crease to the cover), Les Editions Rmn-Grand Palais, Paris, 2018, 978-2711871025, 9.5 inches, 10.25 inches, 240 pages, 450 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, French

Hugo Pratt, Horizon Lines, an exhibition catalogue published on the occasion of the eponymous exhibition from April 2018 to March 2019 at the Musée...

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James Gurney, Gurney, James, Inscribed by the artist with a drawing, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Andrew McMeel Publishing, Kansas City, 2007, 1st, 10 inches, 10.5 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, boards, English

A first printing inscribed by the artist with a drawing. From the publisher: The fourth book in James Gurney's best-selling Dinotopia series...

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Fine (sharp, very flat, tight, clean), Supergraphics, Wyomissing, PA, 1977, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, 2 color and 198 black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

A beautiful copy of this scarce 1977 original art catalog that was designed and produced by Steranko and Supergraphics. Similar in style & format to...

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