Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Sanjulian, Sanjulian, With an illustrated bookplate signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Big Wow Art Books, Lafayette, CA, 2019, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.25 inches, 312 pages, 330 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. Includes an illustrated bookplate signed by the artist. A new art book featuring 312 pages of the art of Manuel Perez Clemente, aka...

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Near Fine/Good (topedge lightly spotted, interior tight & clean, dustjacket edgeworn with a razor slice on the front panel), Dong Kingman, Caen, Herb, Kingman, Dong, Doubleday, 1967, 3rd, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 192 pages, 41 full-color paintings, 29 two-color and 40 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A tribute to one of the world's greatest cities by the longtime San Francisco columnist Herb Caen and the artist most closely aligned with this city Dong...

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Near Fine (light bump to upper corners, otherwise Very Fine), Roy Lichtenstein, Mercurio, Gianni, Lichtenstein, Roy, Skira Editore, 2010, 1st, 9788857204604, 8857204604, 12 inches, 11.5 inches, 372 pages, 472 color illustrations, Hardcover, padded pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Roy Lichtenstein’s painting is almost an identifiable brand today and his influence is evident in many forms of artistic...

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Ronald Searle: A Biography
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Russell Davies, Ronald Searle, Davies, Russell, Searle, Ronald, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Sinclair-Stevenson, London, 1990, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 192 pages, 42 color and 190 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An illustrated biography of Searle's first seventy years. Includes 42 color and 190 black & white illustrations, and a bibliography of Searle's books.

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Very Good+ (corners bumped, rubbed, otherwise tight, bright, and unread), Ronald Searle, Wootton, David, Searle, Ronald, Chris Beetles Ltd., 2012, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

Ronald Searle Remembered (1920-2011) England's Greatest Cartoonist! A great full color catalogue for a huge commemorative exhibition of Searle's life and...

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Very Fine, Ronald Searle, Wootton, David, Searle, Ronald, Chris Beetles ltd., 2012, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

Ronald Searle Remembered (1920-2011) England's Greatest Cartoonist! A great full color catalogue for a huge commemorative exhibition of Searle's life and...

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Robert Vickrey: Artist At Work
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Robert Vickrey, Vickrey, Robert, Fine in Very Good dustjacket (tear and chip to front panel of dustjacket), Watson-Guptill, New York, 1979, 1st, 12.4 inches, 9.4 inches, 144 pages, 80 color plates, 25 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Robert Vickrey was one of the leading modern artists working in the ancient medium of egg tempera (another was Andrew Wyeth). Here are Vickrey's "Advanced...

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Robert Peak, Peak, Robert, Inscribed by the artis, Near Fine (mild rubbing and thumbdents to the black covers, just a hint of flaring at the upper corner, very flat, tight, clean), Tokyo Designers Gakuin College, Tokyo, 1986, 1st, 12 inches, 8.8 inches, 186 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

The incredibly scarce monograph published in Japan in a very limited quantity and never distributed commercially. Inscribed by the artist: "For Sue...

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Robert Peak, Peak, Robert, Inscribed by the artis, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Tokyo Designers Gakuin College, Tokyo, 1986, 1st, 12 inches, 8.8 inches, 186 pages, over 400 color illustrations, hardcover, decorative cloth with an onlaid color plate

Inscribed by the artist: "For Angelo, Warmest regards, R. Peak" A thorough retrospective art book on American illustrator Robert Peak. With over 400...

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Bernie Fuchs, Fuchs, Bernie, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Blue Sky Press, New York, 2004, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Fuchs' oil paintings illustrate this children's picture book. Award-winning artist Bernie Fuchs creates an exciting adventure about an orphan boy and...

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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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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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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Signed by the artist, Near Fine (mild dents and bits of rubbing to the covers, corners sharp, very flat, tight, and clean), Fantagor, Kansas City, MO, 1994, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, 71 color and 25 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Signed by Corben! From Corben's own publishing house Fantagor, a second collection of Corben paintings, fully annotated by the artist. With 71 color and...

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Richard Corben's Art Book
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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Near Fine (slightest wear to the upper tips, very flat, tight, clean), Fantagor, Kansas City, MO, 1990, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, 51 color and 11 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Picking up where Corben's first art book Flights into Fantasy left off, Richard Corben's first self-published Art Book is a wonderful collection of Corben's...

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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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Daniel Zimmer, Reynold Brown, Zimmer, Daniel, Brown, Reynold, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's original shrinkwrap, St. Louis, Illustrated Press, 2017, 1st revised, 9780982004128, 12.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 304 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This spectacular new book explores the life and work of Reynold Brown, one of the greatest movie poster artists in Hollywood history. This whopping 304...

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Reynold Brown: A Life in Pictures
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Daniel Zimmer and David J. Hornung, Reynold Brown, Zimmer and David J. Hornung, Daniel, Brown, Reynold, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket still in publisher's shrinkwrap, St. Louis, Illustrated Press, 2008, 1st, 9780982004128, 12.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 224 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. First printing of 1000 copies. From the publisher: William Reynold Brown (1917-1991) was a prolific American artist whose career...

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Reynold Brown: A Life in Pictures
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Daniel Zimmer and David J. Hornung, Reynold Brown, Zimmer and David J. Hornung, Daniel, Brown, Reynold, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, St. Louis, Illustrated Press, 2008, 1st, 9780982004128, 12.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 224 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: William Reynold Brown (1917-1991) was a prolific American artist whose career embraced virtually every facet of...

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Rene Gruau (1984)
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Frieda Grafe, Rene Gruau, Grafe, Frieda, Gruau, Rene, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (topedege of dustjacket is lightly edgeworn), Rizzoli, New York, 1984, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 136 pages, 59 color and 15 black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

The English language edition of this spectacular monograph on the iconic illustrator/designer Rene Gruau (1909-2004). Renown in the fashion and...

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Stephen Rebello, Rebello, Stephen, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Abbeville, 1988, 1st, 978-0896598690, 13.25 inches, 11 inches, 342 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Each of the 300 posters included in Reel Art has been reproduced to the uncompromising standards of all Abbeville's fine art books. The selection of posters...

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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...

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Ray Lago: Heroes & Angels
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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...

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Carol Sinclair Smith, Ray Harris Ching, Sinclair Smith, Carol, Ching, Ray Harris, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Camden, SC, Briar Patch Press, 1990, 1st, 0922724229, 11 inches, 12 inches, 192 pages, over 100 color plates and numerous black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Over 100 paintings reproduced as color plates and numerous drawings and photographs in black & white. From the publisher: Raymond Harris-Ching...

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Carol Sinclair Smith, Ray Harris Ching, Sinclair Smith, Carol, Ching, Ray Harris, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear), Camden, SC, Briar Patch Press, 1990, 1st, 0922724229, 11 inches, 12 inches, 192 pages, over 100 color plates and numerous black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Over 100 paintings reproduced as color plates and numerous drawings and photographs in black & white. From the publisher: Raymond Harris-Ching...

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

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Ralph Steadman, Steadman, Ralph, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2020, 9781797203003, 12.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 320 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: Ralph Steadman: A Life in Ink is the definitive career retrospective of this revered and provocative UK artist. Renowned for his...

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Ragtime Tumpie
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Alan Schroeder, Bernie Fuchs, Schroeder, Alan, Fuchs, Bernie, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Little Brown, Boston, 1989, Later, 11.25 inches, 8.8 inches, 32 pages, 1 double-page and 15 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Sixteen Fuchs' oil paintings illustrate this children's picture book about the childhood of Josephine Baker. This book was chosen as an ALA Notable Book, a...

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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...

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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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R. Brownell McGrew - Signed
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R. Brownell McGrew, Signed by the artist on the title page, VG/VG (top corner of the pages have a very slight wave from exposure to water otherwise the book is very sound & clean), McGrew, R. Brownell, Lowell Press, 1978, 1st, cloth, English

A monograph on this Indian and landscape painter. Signed by the artist.

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R. Brownell McGrew
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R. Brownell McGrew, The artist's signature from a letter has been neatly glued to the half-title page, Fine/Fine, McGrew, R. Brownell, Lowell Press, 1978, 1st, cloth, English

A monograph on this Indian and landscape painter. The artist's signature from a letter has been neatly glued to the half-title page of this copy.

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Quatre-Vingt Huit
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light bump to the upper edge of the rear board, corners sharp, pages flat and clea, Paris, Casterman, 1990, 1st, 2-203-34602-7, 9.75 inches, 10.9 inches, 65 pages, 94 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A very sharp copy of a scarce collection of Moebius' abstract paintings and drawings. This book had one printing in 1990 and was never reprinted. Minimal...

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Luca Crova, Adolfo Castelli, Mino Milani, Aldo di Gennaro, Crova, Adolfo Castelli, Mino Milani, Luca, di Gennaro, Aldo, Near Fine (3/8" scrape marring the back cover, otherwise only light cover wear, very flat, tight, clean), Florence, Glamour International, 2001, 8.25 inches, 6.325 inches, 304 pages, profusely illustrated in black & white with 160 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

Glamour International needed a triple-length book to encompass the career of Aldo di Gennaro, one of Italy's most prolific and multitalented artists....

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Printing Panorama
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VG+ (light shelfwear), 1951, 1st, cloth

"Illustrating the comprehensive Printing and Binding services of Hazell Watson & Viney Ltd., Sun Printers Ltd., and their Associated Companies." A...

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Fine/VG price-clipped dustjacket (chipped), Frediderick Fell, 1956, 1st, cloth

"By 95 of America's Foremost Cartoonists Members of the National Cartoonists Society" including Frazetta, Walt Kelly, Chic Young, Caniff, Rube Goldberg,...

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VG+/VG price-clipped dustjacket (endpapers slightly foxed, short gift inscription on front free end paper, Frediderick Fell, 1956, 1st, cloth

"By 95 of America's Foremost Cartoonists Members of the National Cartoonists Society" including Frazetta, Walt Kelly, Chic Young, Caniff, Rube Goldberg,...

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Joseph Augusta, Zdenek Burian, Augusta, Joseph, Burian, Zdenek, Prev owner's name and date Feb. 1957 neatly written on the front free endpaper otherwise Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket) in remnants of cardboard slipcase (split along the seams), Spring Books, London, 1958, 1st, 14 inches, 10 inches, 47 pages + 60 plates pages, 30 color and 30 black & white plates, hardcover, cloth, English

A beautiful copy of this sixty year old volume in the famous Augusta-Burian prehistoric life series. This volume is devoted to the dinosaurs. From the...

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Posters of the First World War
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Very Fine, Imperial War Museums, London, 2014, 1st, 8.7 inches, 7.2 inches, iv, 92 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Recruitment, propaganda, rationing, fundraising - during the First World War posters were used to inform and rally the public as...

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Robert Deis, Wyatt Doyle, Samson Pollen, Deis, Wyatt Doyle, Robert, Pollen, Samson, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New Texture, Cudjoe Key, FL, 2018, 1st, 8.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 140 pages, over 150 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Illustrated on every page with original art and printed pages from men's adventure magazines of the 1950s and 1960s. From the publisher: POLLEN'S...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Robert Deis, Wyatt Doyle, Samson Pollen, Deis, Wyatt Doyle, Robert, Pollen, Samson, New Texture, 2019, 1st, 978-1943444205, 8.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 140 pages, over 150 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Illustrated on every page with original art and printed pages from men's adventure magazines of the 1950s and 1960s. From the publisher: Samson Pollen...

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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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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.

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Philip Pearlstein, VF, Pearlstein, Philip, Hirsch & Adler Modern, 1988, 1st, wraps

This exhibition catalog lists 13 paintings, featuring five full-page color illustrations.

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Alan Aldridge, Aldridge, Alan, Near Fine (covers rubbed), New York, Ballantine, 1982, 1st American, 0345302389, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 76 pages, over 76 color illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

A celebration of one of the most dazzling, offbeat, and original artists of our time. This extraordinary full-color book tells the whole Alan Aldridge story...

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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine, Casterman, Paris, 2005, 978-2203326132, 12 inches, 11 inches, 455 pages, over 400 color illustrations, softcover, French wraps

From the publisher: In 2005, ten years after the death of the "Maestro" Hugo Pratt, a great retrospective of his work was mounted and exhibited in Italy,...


Painting People
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Burt Silverman, Silverman, Burt, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (previous owner's rubber stamp on the front free endpaper, long vertical crease and wrinkles to rear free endpaper, corners sharp, interior clean, dustjacket edges severely worn), New York, Watson-Guptill, 1977, 1st, 0823038157, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 144 pages, 80 color plates and 42 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

"A noted painter describes and demonstrates his methods in oil, pastel, and watercolor." A biography, seven full-color step-by-step demonstrations and a...

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Painting Nature's Quiet Places
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Thomas Aquinas Daly, Daly, Thomas Aquinas, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Watson-Guptill, New York, 1985, 2nd 1987, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, 135 color plates, hardcover, cloth, English

Subtitled: Conveying mood and a sense of place in your paintings. Shows examples of the author's landscapes and still lifes, offers advice on...

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