Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Mouse & Kelley
  $60.00
In stock
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,...

+

Rick Griffin (1980)
  $60.00
In stock
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.

+

Rick Griffin (2002)
  $60.00
In stock
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.

+

Norman Lundin, Lundin, Norman, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Seattle, University of Washington Press, 2006, 1st, 9780295986784, 11 inches, 11 inches, 60 pages, 46 full-page and 8 smaller color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This exhibition catalogue presents Norman Lundin's drawn and painted works from the period 1973-2006. Lundin's fascination with space and light joins with...

+

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,...

+

Gorey Games
  $45.00
In stock
Larry Evans, Edward Gorey, Evans, Larry, Gorey, Edward, Near Fine (only light shelfwear, very flat, tight, bright), Troubador Press, San Francisco, 1979, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the back cover: Featuring the fascinating, humorous, macabre characters of the master of mini-mystery stories, Edward Gorey. Gorey Games is packed...

+

The Art of Rudy D. Nebres
  $40.00
In stock
Rudy Nebres, Nebres, Rudy, Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap (top corner of shrinkwrap has 1.5-inch tear), Howell, NJ, SQP, 2000, 1st, 086562027X, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, 2 color and 64 full-page black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Long out of print. An excellent collection of drawings in pencil or ink by the phenomenal Filipino artist best known for his inking of Marvel comics in the...

+

Lady: Lisa Lyon - Inscribed 1st
  $150.00
In stock
Bruce Chatwin, Robert Mapplethorpe, Chatwin, Bruce, Mapplethorpe, Robert, Warmly inscribed by Lisa Lyo, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (some slight yellowing to pages edges, some slight yellowing and wear to dustjacket), New York, Viking Press, 1983, 1st, 0670430137, 11 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, 115 black & white photographs, Hardcover, boards, English

Warmly inscribed by Lisa Lyon on the half-title: "For Kent with Love XX / Lisa Lyon / LA '83" Robert Mapplethorpe's photographic celebration of...

+

Show Business is No Business
  $60.00
In stock
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,...

+

Alex Atkinson, Ronald Searle, Atkinson, Alex, Searle, Ronald, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (sharp corners, clean and tight, previous owner's name written on front endpaper, dustjacket rubbed, edgeworn, with a chip out of the top edge, spine sunned), World, Cleveland, 1960, 1st, 10 inches, 7.5 inches, 95 pages, 39 black & white cartoons, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

"The first-hand report of a man who has never been there." A no-holds-barred report by a team of intrepid pen-and-ink satirists showing us the real...

+

Virgil Finlay's Phantasms
  $80.00
In stock
Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket spine sunned, lightly rubbed), Novato, CA, Underwood-Miller, 1993, 1st, 9780887331732, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, black & white, hardcover, cloth, English

One painting and 140 pen & ink illustrations. Introduction by Stephen Fabian. Quality reproduction on slick paper.

+

The Big City, or The New Mayhew
  $35.00
In stock
Alex Atkinson, Ronald Searle, Atkinson, Alex, Searle, Ronald, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelf wear, light edge wear and chipping to dustjacket), Braziller, New York, 1959, 1st American, 10 inches, 7.5 inches, 112 pages, 78 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A survey of London's urban poor in prose and pictures, told with wit, humor, and compassion. Originally a series in Punch.

+

Limited to 3500 copies, 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...

+

David Willardson
  $10.00
In stock
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...

+

Zdenek Burian (1905-1981)
  $225.00
In stock
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:...

+

Maurice Horn, VG+ ex-library copy (library bookplate on front end paper, library stamp on top edge 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." Over 100...

+

Michael Sowa, Sowa, Michael, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light spotting to the topedge, mild rubbing to dustjacket), San Francisco, Chronicle, 1996, 1st, 9780811814157, 8.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 72 pages, 59 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The long out-of-print first edition of this collection of whimsical paintings. Foreword by Nick Bantock. From the publisher: A miniature pig splashing...

+

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...

+

Christopher Zavisa, Berni Wrightson, Zavisa, Christopher, Wrightson, Berni, #247 of 300 hardcover copies signed on an extra-illustrated plate by Wrightson, Harlan Ellison (introduction), & Zavisa, clothbound in a matching cloth-covered, velvet-lined clamshell box, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in a Near Fine clamshell box (some small light brown stains on the grey cloth exterior of the box), Underwood-Miller, Novato, CA/Lancaster, PA, 1991, 1st Underwood-Miller printing, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 360 pages, 100 color and 300 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

#247 of 300 hardcover copies signed on an extra-illustrated plate by Wrightson, Harlan Ellison (introduction), & Zavisa, clothbound in a matching...

+

Harry O. Morris, Jr., Morris, Jr., Harry O., One of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine folder in Near Fine envelope, Selket Images, Arlington, TX, 1979, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, color illustrations, English

Colored photo collage prints by Harry O. Morris Jr. 15 color prints in a portfolio folder & envelope plus a one-page introduction sheet. From the...

+

Wendell Minor, Minor, Wendell, Very Fine, Stockridge, MA, Norman Rockwell Museum, 2013, 1st, 9780961527389, 9 inches, 9 inches, 144 pages, over 130 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Published exclusively by Norman Rockwell Museum for the career retrospective exhibition of acclaimed illustrator Wendell Minor....

+

Mort Kunstler, Kunstler, Mort, Fine, Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA, 2015, 1st, 10 inches, 10 inches, 20 pages, 21 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Exclusive companion catalog to the Norman Rockwell Museum exhibition Mort Kunstler: The Art of Adventure features rare full color and...

+

R.O. Blechman, Blechman, R.O., Fine, Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockridge, MA, 2013, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, 16 pages, 17 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Companion catalog to the Distinguished Illustrator Series Exhibition: R.O. Blechman: The Inquiring Line written by exhibit curator and curator of the...

+

Murry Tinkelman, Tinkelman, Murry, Very Fine, Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockridge, MA, 2014, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, 50 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Companion catalog to the Norman Rockwell Museum Distinguished Illustrator Series exhibition The Art of Murray Tinkelman (1933 - 2016) collecting dozens of...

+

Istvan Banyai, Banyai, Istvan, Fine, Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockridge, MA, 2013, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, 16 pages, 19 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Awarded third place in the Exhibition Catalogue category of the 2014 New England Museum Association Publication Awards! Companion...

+

Out of stock
Daniel Zimmer, Edwin Georgi, Zimmer, Daniel, Georgi, Edwin, One of 100 numbered copies signed by the author, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2017, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 224 pages, nearly 300 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Limited to 100 copies! The Special Edition is presented in a teal cloth slipcase with white stamped lettering, with a bookplate signed and numbered by...


Golden Legacy - First Printing
$40.00   $30.00
In stock
Save 25%
Leonard S. Marcus, Marcus, Leonard S., Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (corners of dustjacket worn), New York, Random House, 2007, 1st, 9780375829963, 10 inches, 10 inches, 246 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

"How Golden Books Won Children's Hearts, Changed Publishing Forever, and Became an American Icon Along the Way" From the publisher: Eminent children's...

+

Davis Cone, Cone, Davis, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear on spine of book and dustjacket), Overstock Press, New York, 1988, 9780879513214, 10.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, 50 color and 20 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Illustrated in full color, Hollywood on Main Street is a celebration and examination of that American cultural icon, the movie house. More than 50 color...

+

Jamie Hewlett, Hewlett, Jamie, Very Fine, London, Westbrook Gallery, 2015, 1st, 978-0-9559453-9-7, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 50 pages, approx. 34 color and 20 black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

The catalogue of an 2015 exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, London, of previously unseen works by Jamie Hewlett. The exhibit comprises three collections. In...

+

The Most of John Held Jr.
  $30.00
In stock
Mark Connelly, John Held Jr, Connelly, Mark, Held, Jr, John, Very Good+ in Very Good price-clipped dustjacket (holes and fading to the endpapers, interior clean, corners sharp, dustjacket is worn with closed tear, stains and a tape repair), Stephen Greene Press, Brattleboro, VT, 1972, 1st, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 144 pages, 117 illustrations, 38 pages in color, hardcover, cloth, English

The best collection of this artist's work to date. This monograph covers all aspects of Held's stunning work: pen & ink, woodcuts, watercolors, &...

+

James Johnson, Johnson, James, Very Fine, James Johnson, Detroit, 2017, 1st, 10.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Detroit-based artist James Johnson is noted for his elaborately-rendered portraits of dorks... not your everyday dorks, but prime uberdorks like Edswine...

+

James Bond: The History of the Illustrated 007
$29.99   $24.00
In stock
Save 20%
Alan J. Porter, Porter, Alan J., Very Fine, Hermes Press, Neshannock, PA, 2008, 1st, 9781932563184, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Now for the first time, the complete history of the illustrated James Bond is chronicled by pop-culture historian Alan J. Porter in...

+

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...

+

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...

+

Inside Moebius, Tome 4
  $100.00
In stock
Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to 3500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Stardom, Paris, 2008, 1st, 9.6 inches, 7 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The original French edition--the true first edition. The fourth volume of Moebius' introspective, stream of consciousness comics. Appearances by Major...

+

John Baeder's Road Well Taken
  $45.00
In stock
Jay Williams, John Baeder, Williams, Jay, Baeder, John, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Vendome Press, 2015, 1st, 978-0-86565-319-1, 10 inches, 10 inches, 272 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A thick monograph on the photorealist painter. Over 300 color illustrations. From the publisher: A fascinating trip through the evocative remnants of...

+

Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Letters
$19.95   $16.00
In stock
Save 20%
Ari Berk, Brian Froud, Berk, Ari, Froud, Brian, Near Fine (Upper corners bumped, otherwise Fine), New York, Abrams, 2005, 1st, 978-0810957886, 10.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The Cottington Archive reluctantly announces that more information about the infamous Lady Cottington has surfaced: a scrapbook...

+

Catherine Arturi Parilla, Pino, Parilla, Catherine Arturi, Pino, Fine, Conoga Park, CA, Collector's Editions, 1998, 1st, 1885320021, 13 inches, 10.5 inches, x, 86 pages, over 54 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A collection of Pino's paintings, with commentary by Catherine Arturi Parilla. Includes over 54 color reproductions.

+

Animal'z - Art Catalogue
  $150.00
In stock
Enki Bilal, Bilal, Enki, Limited to 3000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Artcurial, Paris, 2009, 1st, 14 inches, 11.25 inches, 200 pages, over 350 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An oversize, 200-page, hardcover catalog presenting 350 original drawings shown at the Hotel Marcel Dassault in 2009. Includes an interview with Bilal,...

+

Paul Conrad, Conrad, Paul, Signed and inscribed by the artis, A few stains to the top edge, otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Times, 1996, 1st, 978-0961909550, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 210 pages, 317 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Inscribed by Pulitzer prize-winning cartoonist Conrad to fellow Los Angeles newspaper man (and literary scholar) Nicolas Beck. From the dustjacket:...

+

The Mutants
  $45.00
In stock
Berni Wrightson, Wrightson, Berni, Near Fine (very light wear to the covers, some light spotting to fore edge and bottom edge, very flat with sharp corners, no thumb dents), Mother of Pearl, Brooklyn, 1980, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, black & white, color cover, softcover, color wraps, English

Behind the classic painting "Taking No Chances", 15 early Wrightson stories: Dark comedy by Bruce Jones, Mother Toad, The Task, Limstrel, The Game That...

+

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...

+

Joe The Wounded Tennis Player
  $25.00
In stock
Virgil Partch, VG+, Thompson, Morton, Partch, Virgil, Doubleday Doran, 1945, 1st, cloth

True stories from Hollywood, including a bit about the employees at Disney.

+

Maurice Vellekoop, Vellekoop, Maurice, Fine, Montreal, Drawn & Quarterly, 1997, 1st, 1896597106, 12 inches, 9 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

Maurice Vellekoop is a Canadian artist and regular contributor to Drawn and Quarterly since its beginning. "Vellekoop's style is in the style of the...

+

Ray Lago: Heroes & Angels
  $25.00
In stock
Kurt, Introduction Busiek, Ray Lago, Busiek, Kurt, Introduction, Lago, Ray, Fine, Archangel Entertainment, Lake Geneva, WI, 1997, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 78 pages, 53 color and 46 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

From Kurt Busiek's introduction: Ray's got enormous skill - his command of technique is amazing. But skill alone has never been enough. There are a lot...

+

Iole - 1905 First Edition
  $25.00
In stock
Robert W. Chambers, J.C. Leyendecker, Karl Anderson, Arthur C. Becker, Chambers, Robert W., Leyendecker, Karl Anderson, Arthur C. Becker, J.C., Very Good+ (mild wear to the edges, slight spine slant, previous owner's name written in the corner of the first page), D. Appleton & Co., New York, 1905, 1st, 7.75 inches, 5.25 inches, 142 pages, four full-page color plates, and over 100 decorative black & white illustrations, Hardcover, decorative cloth with an onlaid color plate, English

Contains four color plates: two full-page color illustrations by J.C. Leyendecker, and another two by Karl Anderson. Over 100 black & white...

+

Doug Sneyd, Sneyd, Doug, #88 of 500 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Fine slipcase, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2011, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 248 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This signed & numbered slipcased edition was limited to just 100 copies and sold out prior to publication! This copy is new and unread. "The...

+

Visual Concepts - Signed
  $95.00
In stock
Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Franc Reyes, Reyes, Franc, Arik House, 2006, 1st, 0977664600, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Franc Reyes' beautiful self-published art book from 2006. Frank started out in comic books working for DC, including a run of Tarzan, and created his own...

+