Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Presentation copy inscribed on the front free end pape, Very Good+/Very Good+ (upper corners slightly bumped, dustjacket slightly edgeworn), Jon Whitcomb, Whitcomb, Jon, Prentice-Hall, 1962, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, x, 229 pages, color dustjacket illustration, 14 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

"America's best-known artist-writer explores the wonderful world of careers for women." Preface by Joan Crawford. Whitcomb's second book has only a...

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All About Girls
  $120.00
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Jon Whitcomb, Whitcomb, Jon, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (corners sharp, pages white, dustjacket slightly agetoned), Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1962, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, x, 229 pages, color dustjacket illustration, 14 black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

"America's best-known artist-writer explores the wonderful world of careers for women." A scarce title, Whitcomb's second book only has fifteen...

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Airshow
  $20.00
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Philip Castle, Castle, Philip, Near Fine (slight cover wear, tight, bright, clean), Surrey, Paper Tiger, 1989, 1st, 978-1850280453, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 141 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

From 1989, Philip Castle's second art book with plenty of his trademark slick shiny warplanes, vintage and modern, and pin-up angels flying through blue...

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Jeffrey Jones, Jones, Jeffrey, Very Fine, Underwood Books, Grass Valley, CA, 1994, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, viii, 40 pages, 44 color illustrations, illustrated endpapers, softcover, wraps, English

This volume concentrates on Jones' romantic paintings of the female figure a la Blind Narcissus. 44 pieces, 30 never before published.

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Betty, Zdenek Burian, Betty, Burian, Zdenek, Very Fine in Very Fine obi band, Albatros Media, Prague, 2016, 1st, 13.3 inches, 10 inches, 416 pages, over 420 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, Czech

The renown Czech artist Zdenek Burian is best known internationally for his paintings of dinosaurs, extinct mammals and prehistoric man, but his...

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Very Good+ (lower corners bumped, light wear), James Laver, Laver, James, Studio, nd (circa 1940s), 1st, 128 pages, 172 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

172 illustrations by 124 artists. Emphasis is on British and American illustrators including Brangwyn, Cornwell, Covarrubias, Flint, Kent, Marshall,...

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A Sort Of Saga
  $60.00
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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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A Mountain Harvest Cookbook
  $60.00
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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 Fox In The Family
  $20.00
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Very Fine, Ken Carlson, Hauser, Dwight, Carlson, Ken, Leswing Communications, 1970, 1st, 64 pages, 42 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial cloth

"The instinct for survival, or as Jack London calls it, “The Call of the Wild,” is a part of very wild animal, including foxes. "Foxy, though...

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A Dragon on the Hill Road
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Richard Huemer, Walt Peregoy, Huemer, Richard, Peregoy, Walt, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Valley Village Press, North Hollywood, 1958, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.25 inches, 80 pages, 8 full-page and 2 smaller black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Written and illustrated in 1958 by two veteran Disney animation artists, a narrative poem in which Lancelot, by the magic of Merlin's horn Oliphant, is...

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John Atherton, Austin Briggs, Stevan Dohanos, Robert Fawcett, Peter Helck, Fred Ludekens, Al Parker, Norman Rockwell, Ben Stahl, Harold Von Schmidt, Jon Whitcomb, John Atherton, Austin Briggs, Stevan Dohanos, Robert Fawcett, Peter Helck, Fred Ludekens, Al Parker, Norman Rockwell, Ben Stahl, Harold Von Schmidt, Jon Whitcomb, Near Fine to Fine pages in Near Fine binders. Pages are clean but have slight age toning and edgewear. Some ringholes show mild wear/stress. The binders are lightly worn along the edges and seams., Institute of Commercial Art, Westport, CT, 1949-1952, 1st, 14 inches, 12 inches, 1552 pages, 23 color plates and over 4000 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, printed custom binders, English

This is not the Famous Artists School Course you are familiar with (24 lessons in 3 binders), this is the Advanced Course. In the advanced course,...

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Robert Louis Stevenson, Alice & Martin Provensen, Stevenson, Robert Louis, Provensen, Alice & Martin, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Golden, 1951, 1999 printing, 0307102262, 12 inches, 10.6 inches, 76 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards

This Golden Books edition, originally published in 1951, features lively, colorful illustrations by Caldecott Medalists Alice and Martin Provensen. From...

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A Brush With Life
  $40.00
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Very Fine/Fine, Glen Loates, Loates, Glen, Abrams, 1984, 1st, 81 pages + 86 color plates, 157 illustrations, including 86 color plates, Hardcover, cloth

North American wildlife. "Few artists have been blessed with Glen Loates’ skill in depicting nature accurately, and few who specialize in painting...

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Paul Levitz, Levitz, Paul, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Near Fine suitcase style carrying case, Taschen, Kohn, 2010, 2nd 2017, 18.5 inches, 13 inches, 720 pages, over 2000 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A beautiful copy of this massive illustrated history of DC written by Paul Levitz and produced by Taschen. This particular copy includes a 12 x 17 inch,...

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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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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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2001 Apres Jesus Christ
  $200.00
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Jean-Luc Coudray, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Coudray, Jean-Luc, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light rubbing to the otherwise sharp corners, bright, clean), Paris, Stardom, 2000, 1st, 978-2908766509, 7 inches, 9.5 inches, 40 pages, 19 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"2001 AD." A novella with 19 full-page color illustrations by Moebius. Self-published by Moebius' Stardom publishing company.

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1979 Texaco Dealer Calendar
  $25.00
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Near Fine (light wear, unused as a calendar), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1979, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

13 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. Another 12 paintings are reproduced as small color illustrations. For many...

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1978 Texaco Dealer Calendar
  $25.00
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Near Fine (light wear, unused as a calendar), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1978, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

13 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. Another 12 paintings are reproduced as small color illustrations. For many...

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1977 Texaco Dealer Calendar
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Near Fine (light wear, unused as a calendar), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1977, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

13 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. For many years during the 1960s and 1970s, John Berkey created the paintings...

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1976 Texaco Dealer Calendar
  $25.00
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Near Fine (light wear, unused as a calendar), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1976, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

12 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. For many years during the 1960s and 1970s, John Berkey created the paintings...

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1975 Texaco Dealer Calendar
  $25.00
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Near Fine (light wear, unused as a calendar), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1975, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

12 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. For many years during the 1960s and 1970s, John Berkey created the paintings...

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1974 Texaco Dealer Calendar
  $25.00
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Near Fine (mild wear, unused as a calendar), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1974, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

13 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. For many years during the 1960s and 1970s, John Berkey created the paintings...

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1973 Texaco Dealer Calendar
  $25.00
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Near Fine (mild wear, unused as a calendar), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1973, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

13 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations.Another 12 paintings are reproduced as small color illustrations. For many years...

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1969 Texaco Dealer Calendar
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Very Good+ (mild wear, used as a calendar with occasional notes written in the blocks, wire spiral has been trimmed at one end), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1969, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

13 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. For many years during the 1960s and 1970s, John Berkey created the paintings...

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1968 Texaco Dealer Calendar
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Very Good+ (mild wear, used as a calendar with occasional notes written in the blocks, back cover is missing), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1968, 1st, 7.5 inches, 9 inches, 26 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

12 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. For many years during the 1960s and 1970s, John Berkey created the paintings...

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1967 Texaco Dealer Calendar
  $25.00
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Very Good+ (mild wear, unused), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1967, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

13 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. For many years during the 1960s and 1970s, John Berkey created the paintings...

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1966 Texaco Dealer Calendar
  $25.00
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Very Good+ (mild wear, used as a calendar with occasional notes written in the calendar), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1966, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

12 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. For many years during the 1960s and 1970s, John Berkey created the paintings...

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Berni Wrightson, Wrightson, Berni, Very Fine, Nakatomi, Austin, TX, 2021, 1st, 20 inches, 30 inches, color

A puzzle of Wrightson's painting "You're New Here, Aren't You?" Each 1,000 piece puzzle is printed on extra-thick and sturdy puzzle stock, with a...

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