Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket (moderate shelfwea, Clark Hulings, Hulings, Clark, White Burro Publishing, 1986, 1st, 11.4 inches, 14.4 inches, 192 pages, 154 color plates including actual size details highlighting brushwork, textures and other instructional aspects, also includes many field studies and 40 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A scarce monograph on this illustrator and landscape painter. This thick volume covers every aspect of his painting: landscapes, still lifes, portraits,...

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Kim Deitch, Deitch, Kim, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (previous owner's blindstamp on the free endpaper, the title page, and dustfla, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2003, 1st, 1-56097-526-1, 11.25 inches, 14.25 inches, 160 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, cloth, English

A complete collection of the Academy Award-winning animator and cartoonist's covers and cartoons for Record Changer magazine from the 1940s and 50s. From...


Tom Lovell: Illustrator
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Dan Zimmer, Tom Lovell, Zimmer, Dan, Lovell, Tom, Limited to 900 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2016, 2nd, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 270 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first printing of this book sold out in record time. This second printing is limited to 900 copies. This new printing is now out of print!...

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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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Don Maitz, Maitz, Don, Inscribed and dated 7-6-91 by the artist on the title page, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Ursus, Kansas City, MO, 1988, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth, English

A pristine copy inscribed by the artist on the title page. The first collection of paintings by this award-winning science fiction/fantasy cover...

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Terry Jones, Brian Froud, Jones, Terry, Froud, Brian, A bookplate signed by the artist is attached to the front free endpaper, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild wear to the covers, interior Very Fine), New York, Simon & Schuster, 1996, 1st, 0684832062, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The sequel to Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book.

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Don Maitz, Maitz, Don, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Underwood-Miller, Novato, CA, 1993, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, xiii, 98 pages, 79 color and 4 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth

The second collection of this award-winning science fiction/fantasy cover artist. Introduction by Raymond E. Feist, Foreword by Don Maitz, Afterword by...

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Tsuneo Nakamura, Nakamura, Tsuneo, Fine, Chronicle, San Francisco, 1988, 1st, 9 inches, 10.5 inches, 66 pages, 87 color photos, softcover, French wraps, English

Color underwater photography.

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Whimsical Work of David Weidman
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David Weidman, Weidman, David, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Corte Madera, Gingko, 2008, 1st, 987158423091, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 216 pages, Over 200 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine

David Weidman's name may not be familiar, but his work certainly is. Weidman began his career as an animator in 1950s Los Angeles, painting backgrounds for...

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Geoffrey Taylor, Charles Bragg, Taylor, Geoffrey, Bragg, Charles, Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket (wear and spotting to edges, dustjacket has numerous nicks and dings), New York, Abrams, 1980, 1st, 0810907305, 10 inches, 10 inches, 192 pages, 240 illustrations, including 70 in full color and 95 duotones, hardcover, cloth, English

The first book on Bragg.

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John Berkey: Painted Space
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John Berkey, Berkey, John, Near Fine (mild shelf wear and rubbing to covers, flat, clean, no thumbdents, binding tight and interior clean), FPG, Pittsburgh, 1991, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, over 80 color illustrations, most are double-page and full-page, softcover, wraps, English

This award winning science fiction cover artist's first collection with over 80 color illustrations, most double-page or full-page, and one gatefold. Berkey...

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Oriole Cullen, Francis Marshall, Cullen, Oriole, Marshall, Francis, Very Fine, Victoria & Albert Publishing, London, 2018, 1st, 10 inches, 7.75 inches, 160 pages, 140 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, English

The first book on Francis Marshall since his own art instruction books! From the publisher: This book opens an exciting archive of fashion...

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Very Good+ (Corner bumped otherwise Fine, bright & unread), Norman Thelwell, Thelwell, Norman, Chris Beetles ltd., 2009, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

The most popular cartoonist since the Second World War, Thelwell is best remembered for his little girls and their cheeky fat ponies. However, he was a...

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James Avati, Avati, James, Limited to 250 copies signed by Avati on a 3x5 card mounted (removable) in the boklet, Very Fine, Ectoplasm Press, New York, 1998, 1st, 11.25 inches, 7.5 inches, 4 pages, 1 color plate, softcover, wraps

A limited edition fine press keepsake from a 1998 exhibition of 35 Avati paintings with appreciations written by Stanley Meltzoff, Jack Womack, Jonathan...

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Art Scott, Robert McGinnis, Scott, Art, McGinnis, Robert, Warmly inscribed by the artist, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Pond, Boston, 2001, 2nd Edition 2002, 9.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 144 pages, over 370 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A complete listing of the 1068 titles and 1432 editions of the paperback cover illustrations of Robert McGinnis. Over 250 paperback covers are reproduced,...

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Arnie & Cathy Fenner, Robert McGinnis, Fenner, Arnie & Cathy, McGinnis, Robert, #297 of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in a Fine slipcase, Grass Valley, CA, Underwood, 2000, 1st, 1887424563, 11.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 128 pages, over 120 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A sharp copy of the deluxe slipcased edition limited to 300 S&N copies. This copy includes a 6x8.5 inch glossy color print on cardstock with an...

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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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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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Monogram Models
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Thomas Graham, Graham, Thomas, Near Fine (light wear to lower front corner, other corners sharp, flat, tight, clean), Atyglen, PA, Schiffer, 2006, 1st, 9780764324819, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 160 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

An illustrated history of Monogram scale models. 300+ photos of models and box art. From 1940s onward, Monogram's model cars, ships, aircraft, and...

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Michael Parkes
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Frans Duister, Michael Parkes, Duister, Frans, Parkes, Michael, Limited to 3000 copies (200 hardcover & 2800 softcover), Near Fine (very light shelf wear), Amsterdam, Gerrit Steltman Editions, 1986, 2nd, 90-71867-01-3, 12 inches, 9 inches, 78 pages, 64 color and 7 black & white illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

The fourth book on this fantasy artist. 64 color and 7 black & white illustrations.

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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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Michael Tierney, Tierney, Michael, Very Fine, issued without dustjackets, in Very Fine slipcase, Chenault & Gray Publishing, Little Rock, AR, 2018, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 1224 pages, 5000 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather, English

This is the Leatherbound Collector's Edition. About 150 were made for the Kickstarter backers, plus a small overrun; it is now completely sold out...

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Coby Whitmore
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Coby Whitmore, Whitmore, Coby, Very Fine, Red Piano Art Gallery, Hilton Head Island, SC, 1986, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 16 pages, 13 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A catalog for a gallery show of 13 paintings (one per page). Nice reproduction. Four text pieces including one by Joseph (Joe) Bowler and an interview with...

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All-American Ads of the 50s
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Jim Heimann, Heimann, Jim, Fine, Koln, Germany, Taschen, 2002, 10.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 925 pages, over 900 color illustrations, softcover, wraps

A massive smorgasbord collection of vintage ads from 1950s American magazines.

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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Near Fine (light cover wear, very flat, tight), Novato, CA, Underwood-Miller, 1993, 1st, 9780887331725, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, viii, 136 pages, 140 black and white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

140 pen & ink illustrations by the master of fantasy and sci-fi illustration. Introduction by Stephen Fabian. Quality reproduction on slick paper.


Steve Brodner, Brodner, Steve, Near Fine (mild shelfwear), Fantagraphics, Seattle, WA, 2003, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 240 pages, over 350 illustrations, most in color, softcover, wraps, English

Over 350 cartoons, illustrations, and comic strips, from the seventies through the nineties, hand-picked by the artist. Brodner's illustrations appeared...

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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Very Good+ (mild rubbing to spine ends and covers, light bump to corners, several thumbdents, flat, tight), Peacock Press/Bantam, New York, 1980, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

41 color paintings reproduced as full-page illustrations, numerous b&w pen and ink drawings and pencil sketches.

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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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Steinberg at The New Yorker
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Joel Smith, Saul Steinberg, Smith, Joel, Steinberg, Saul, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to top edge), New York, Abrams, 2005, 1st, 9780810959019, 12.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 240 pages, 203 color and 160 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: For six decades, Saul Steinberg's covers, cartoons, features, and illustrations were a defining presence at The New Yorker. As the...

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Vision: Birney Lettick
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Birney Lettick, Lettick, Birney, Near Fine (very light wear to the corners, light rubbing to the glossy covers, otherwise Fine), Tokyo Designers Gakuin College, Tokyo, 1987, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 138 pages, over 230 color illustrations, softcover, wraps

Birney Lettick (1919-1986) was a movie poster illustrator and magazine cover artist for the Time magazine, Collier's, Reader's Digest, National Lampoon,...

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Cathy and Arnie Fenner, Jeffrey Jones, Fenner, Cathy and Arnie, Jones, Jeffrey, One of 1200 numbered copies signed by Jones, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket in Near Fine slipcase (light edgewear to dustjacket, light wear to slipcase), Underwood Books, Nevada City, CA, 2002, 1st deluxe limited edition, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 176 pages, over 175 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, cloth, English

The nicest collection of Jones' work ever published, this volume includes 175 paintings in full color. The 1,200 copy deluxe edition is signed by Jones and...

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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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Frederic A. Sharf, Susan Ward, Larry Salk, Sharf, Susan Ward, Frederic A., Salk, Larry, Very Fine, Newburyport Press, Newbury, MA, 2007, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 62 pages, 55 color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

55 color images of fashion illustrations from the 1945 thru 1965, all reproduced from the original art. From the publisher: Larry Salk was born to be...

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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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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...

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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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Gorey Games
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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...

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The Art of Rudy D. Nebres
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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...

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Lady: Lisa Lyon - Inscribed 1st
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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...

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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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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...

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Virgil Finlay's Phantasms
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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.

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The Big City, or The New Mayhew
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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.

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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...

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David Willardson
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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...

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Zdenek Burian (1905-1981)
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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:...

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