Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Nowhere Near Everest
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Virgil Partch, VG+/VG (dust jacket edges chipped), Dolbier, Maurice, Partch, Virgil, Knopf, 1955, 1st, Boards, English

“Here is a molehill of a book! ”Other authors – hundreds of them – tell why mountains are climbed. Our author tells why...

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The Executive
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Virgil Partch, VG+ (gift inscription, spine tail bumped otherwise NF), Gabriel, Philip Louis, Partch, Virgil, Citadel, 1959, 1st, boards

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Virgil Partch, VF, Partch, Virgil, The Answer Is, 1978, 1st, pictorial cloth

Amour and sexual relations in unusual locations or circumstances made into silly risque cartoons by Vip.

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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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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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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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VF/VF, Philip Pearlstein, Viola, Jerome, Pearlstein, Philip, Watson-Guptill, 1982, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, English

A thorough step-by-step description of the methods of this realist painter.

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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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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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Mike Ploog, Ploog, Mike, One of 250 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, FPG, Pittsburgh, 2015, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A prsitine Mint copy of this Signed & Numbered variant edition. From the publisher: A very special signed and numbered edition of The Art of...

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Mike Ploog, Ploog, Mike, Limited to 725 copies with all these extras including a signed & numbered print, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (top of the spine bumped with a 1/16 inch closed tear, bump to the upper corner, light bumps to the lower corners, interior Fine), Pittsburgh, FPG, 2015, 1st, 978-0996668903, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This copy of The Art of Ploog includes the following Kickstarter Exclusives limited to just 725 copies: A 9" x 12" Signed & Numbered color print...

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Mike Ploog, Ploog, Mike, Limited to 725 copies with all these extras including a signed & numbered print, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (top of the spine bumped, upper corners lightly bumped, interior Very Fine), Pittsburgh, FPG, 2015, 1st, 978-0996668903, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This copy of The Art of Ploog includes the following Kickstarter Exclusives limited to just 725 copies: A 9" x 12" Signed & Numbered color print...

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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...


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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He Was One Of Us
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Rien Poortvliet, NF/NF, Poortvliet, Rien, Baker, 1978, 2nd 1994, cloth

The life of Christ in paintings and drawings by Poorvliet. This is the second edition with a smaller format than the first edition. From the...

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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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The Art of Richard Powers
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Jane Frank, Richard Powers, Frank, Jane, Powers, Richard, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Paper Tiger, London, 2001, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, over 120 color and 2 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This sci-fi paperback cover artist produced over 1200 jacket illustrations from 1950s to 1990s. His surreal, evocative paintings gave an impression of the...

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George Pratt, Pratt, George, Fine, Tundra, Northampton, MA, 1992, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, 160 illustrations, some color, softcover, French wraps, English

A sketchbook of WWI trench warfare by the artist of the painted graphic novel Enemy Ace: War Idyll. Ink, inkwash, watercolor, monotype prints. Introduction...

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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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Ice Cold War
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George Price, VG+/VG-, Price, George, Henry Schuman, 1951, 1st, cloth

A departure from the usual George Price cartoon collection, this book contains caricatures.

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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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Alice & Martin Provensen, Provensen, Martin Provensen, Alice, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2022, 9781797209586, 8.7 inches, 12.1 inches, 240 pages, over 500 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An amazing, unprecedented image dump of original artwork by the Provensens. From the publisher: The Art of Alice and Martin Provensen is the...

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Very Fine, Mel Ramos, Ramos, Mel, Moderne Kunst Nürnberg, 2014, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 180 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps

Mel Ramos: New Prints surveys a range of Ramos' print work, starting from his figurative departure from Abstract Expressionism to his portraits of comic...

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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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John Register, Warm personal inscription from the author dated 1992, Fine/NF, Conrad, III, Barnaby, Register, John, Chronicle, 1989, 1st, cloth, English

The first major monograph (of two) on this contemporary realist painter of California's arid urban landscape: diners, coffee shops, bus and train stations,...

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Visual Concepts - Signed
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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...

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Very Fine, Spain Rodriguez, Rodriguez, Spain, Last Gasp, 2012, 1st, 9780867197822, Softcover, French wraps, English

Spain: Rock, Roll, Rumbles, Rebels & Revolution features the work of legendary underground cartoonist Spain . This exhibition catalog is published...

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Eclectic Eccentric
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Very Fine/Very Fine, John Rombola, Vienne and Melissa Tardiff, Veronique, Rombola, John, Chronicle Books, 2009, 1st, 9780811869041, 0811869040, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: John Rombola started his career illustrating for magazines, and his work frequently appeared in Life, Holiday, and Town &...

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Fine, Grzegorz Rosiński, Rosiński, Grzegorz, Lombard, 2004, 1st, 2803620634, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 26 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

A small format museum catalog for the Polish artist behind the Franco-Belgian comics hit, Thorgal. This book is densely packed with pages, drawings, painted...

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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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This is Australia
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Miroslav Sasek, Sasek, Miroslav, Very Fine/Very Fine, New York, Universe, 2009, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards with dust jacket, English

From miroslavsasek.com: The seventeenth book is the series has Sasek visiting a land down under. It is characteristic of the later books in the series...

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This is Hong Kong
  $18.00
Miroslav Sasek, Sasek, Miroslav, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Universe, New York, 2006, 9780789315601, 12.6 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A modern facsimile reprinting of the classic 1960s travelogue children's book series which has influenced numerous animation designers. This edition...


This is London
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Miroslav Sasek, Sasek, Miroslav, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Universe, New York, 2005, 9780789310620, 12.6 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A modern facsimile reprinting of the classic 1960s travelogue children's book series which has influenced numerous animation designers. This edition...

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This is New York
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Miroslav Sasek, Sasek, Miroslav, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Universe, New York, 2003, 9780789308849, 12.6 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A modern facsimile reprinting of the classic 1960s travelogue children's book series which has influenced numerous animation designers. This edition...

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This is Paris
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Miroslav Sasek, Sasek, Miroslav, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Universe, New York, 2005, 9780789310637, 12.6 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A modern facsimile reprinting of the classic 1960s travelogue children's book series which has influenced numerous animation designers. This edition...


This is San Francisco
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Miroslav Sasek, Sasek, Miroslav, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Universe, New York, 2003, 9780789309624, 12.6 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A modern facsimile reprinting of the classic 1960s travelogue children's book series which has influenced numerous animation designers. This edition...

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This is Venice
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Miroslav Sasek, Sasek, Miroslav, Very Fine/Very Fine, New York, Universe, 2005, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards with dust jacket, English

A modern reprinting of the classic travelogue children's book series which has influenced numerous animation designers. The color is muted and not as...

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Gerald Scarfe, Scarfe, Gerald, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Little Brown, New York, 2006, 1st American, 12.75 inches, 10.2 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, cloth, English

Over 400 illustrations by Scarfe. From the publisher: Artist, stage designer, political cartoonist, and satirist, Gerald Scarfe has given us some of...

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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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Gerald Scarfe, Boldly signed by the artist on the front free end paper, NF/NF (tips slightly bumped), Scarfe, Gerald, Hamish Hamilton, 1986, 1st, cloth, English

The artist's autobiography. Of the three Brits, Scarfe is more scabrous than Searle and more anarchic than Steadman . Boldly signed by the artist.

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Terry Wieland, Manfred Schatz, Wieland, Terry, Schatz, Manfred, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (spine slightly sunned), Briar Patch Press/Gulf Publishing Co., Houston, 1991, 1st, 11 inches, 12 inches, 176 pages, over 90 color plates and numerous black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Over 90 wildlife paintings reproduced as color plates and numerous drawings and photographs in black & white. From the publisher: In the painting...

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The Face Is Familiar...
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Ted Scheel, NF/VG (slight shelf wear, dust jacket edge chipped), Scheel, Ted, Beachhurst Press, 1951, 1st, cloth

A collection of caricatures.

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Alex Schomburg, Very Fine, Schomburg, Alex, Father Tree, 1986, 1st, wraps, English

The primary monograph on the comic book, pulp and sci-fi magazine cover artist. Produced with the assistance and cooperation of the artist.

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Limited to 550 copies. This copy is signed by the author., Scratch to spine otherwise Near Fine, John F., Jr Apgar, Frank Schoonover, Apgar, John F., Jr, Schoonover, Frank, 1969, 1st, 8.9 inches, 11.4 inches, 72 pages, 28 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth with an onlaid plate, English

A bibliography of the Brandywine painter-illustrator, Frank E. Schoonover (1877-1972). Privately printed in 1969. With 28 black & white...

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Harry Dreve Schorr, VG+ (corners rubbed), Schorr, Harry Dreve, Watson-Guptill, 1952, 1st, cloth, English

Schorr, head of an advertising agency and previously an art director, illustrates his method for creating quick precise figure "indications" with all the...

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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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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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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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