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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Norman Saunders
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David Saunders, Norman Saunders, Saunders, David, Saunders, Norman, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2008, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 368 pages, over 880 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: NORMAN SAUNDERS (1907-1989) was the legendary illustrator of Mars Attacks, Wacky Packages, Batman, Pre-Code Comics, Men's Adventure,...

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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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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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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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Mouse & Kelley
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Stanley Mouse, Alton Kelley, Mouse, Alton Kelley, Stanley, Near Fine (very light edge wear, flat tight and bright), 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 collection of Mouse & Kelley's most iconic psychedelic posters, t-shirt designs, and magazine covers, including posters for the Grateful Dead , Joan...

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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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Mouse & Kelley
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Stanley Mouse, Alton Kelley, Mouse, Alton Kelley, Stanley, Good (covers worn at spine ends and slightly worn along other edges, cover has cleanly separated from the text block, stitched text block still solid, previous owner's blindstamp on the first page and title page), 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 bargain copy of this long out of print 1979 collection of Mouse & Kelley's most iconic psychedelic posters, t-shirt designs, and magazine covers,...

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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...

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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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George Khoury, Eric Nolen-Weathington, Arthur Adams, Khoury, Eric Nolen-Weathington, George, Adams, Arthur, Near Fine (mild thumbdents to the covers otherwise Very Fine, sharp corners and edges, bright, glossy), Raleigh, NC, TwoMorrows, 2006, 1st, 9781893905542, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. An art book devoted to fan favorite artist Arthur Adams. Contains a book-length interview with over 150 black & white illustrations....

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Eric Nolen-Weathington, J.L. Garcia-Lopez, Nolen-Weathington, Eric, Garcia-Lopez, J.L., Near Fine (mild thumbdents to the back cover otherwise Very Fine, sharp corners and edges, bright, glossy), Raleigh, NC, TwoMorrows Publishing, 2005, 1st, 9781893905443, 1-893905-44-6, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 120 pages, black & white with 8 pages in color., Softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. From the publisher: This volume of the Modern Masters series looks at the life and work of one of today's top comic-book artists,...

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Hayao Miyazaki, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Miyazaki, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Hayao, Near Fine (light wear to the white vinyl covers otherwise Fine), Monnaie de Paris, Paris, 2004, 1st, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 104 pages, color illustrations throughout, softcover, vinyl wraps

The exhibition catalogue for the first joint art exhibition of Hayao Miyazaki and Moebius. It was held in Paris in from December 1st, 2004 to March 13th,...

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Laurent Durieux, Durieux, Laurent, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Cernunnos, 2020, 1st, 9782374951492, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 254 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Laurent Durieux is a famous Belgian illustrator who is well known by pop culture fans and collectors for his cult movie poster...

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Millard Sheets, VG+, Sheets, Millard, Kennedy Galleries, 1980, 1st, wraps

"Millard Sheets takes us on a pictorial tour of the world through the far-flung settings and spacious formats of his paintings. "An affirmation of life...

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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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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (spine ends and corners rubbed with white peeking through, covers lightly rubbed and scuffed, interior bright and clean), New York, Epic, 1992, 1st, 0871358344, 11.7 inches, 10.6 inches, 92 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The 1992 English language edition of Chroniques Metalliques (with better reproduction than the current Humanoides edition). An excellent collection of over...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine, issued without dustjacket (very light rubbing to covers, spine ends and corners sharp, interior very sharp), New York, Epic, 1992, 1st, 0871358344, 11.7 inches, 10.6 inches, 92 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The 1992 English language edition of Chroniques Metalliques (with better reproduction than the current Humanoides edition). An excellent collection of over...

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James Thurber, VG (slightly cocked, previous owner's name on front free end paper), Thurber, James, Harcourt Brace & Co., 1943, 1st, cloth

Along with 166 pages of James Thurber’s distinctive drawings, contents include his series The Masculine Approach , First Aid , and The War Between...

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Memorias Ilustradas
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Fernando Fernandez, VF, Fernandez, Fernando, Glenat, 2004, 1st, wraps, Spanish

Fernández’ memoir of his many years working for Selecciones Ilustradas, the renowned Spanish agency created by Josep Toutain, that from 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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Oscar Chichoni, Chichoni, Oscar, One of 1500 numbered hardcover copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Heavy Metal, Rockville Center, 2000, 1st, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, over 105 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Chichoni is a comic book artist, painter, book illustrator, and since 1995, a conceptual creator for movies and videogames. He won an Academy Award for art...

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Meditations
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Peter Max, NF, Max, Peter, McGraw-Hill, 1972, 1st, pictorial boards

Psychedelic pop art by the iconic seventies artist. Meditations selected and illustrated by Peter Max.

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One of 150 copies with a bookplate signed by Len Brown and Zina Saunders and numbered to 150, Very Fine/Very Fine, Brown, Zina Saunders, Len, Abrams, 2012, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards with dust jacket, English

This San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Exclusive is one of 150 copies with a bookplate signed by Len Brown and Zina Saunders and numbered to 150.  It sold out...

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Man from Utopia
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Rick Griffin, Griffin, Rick, Near Fine (light wear to edges, very flat, tight, clean), San Francisco Comic Book Co., San Francisco, 1972, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

A big helping of Griffin's stream of consciousness comix. The best description of this comic comes from M. Steven Fox at comixjoint.com: One of the...

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Man Bites Man
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Steven Heller, Fine/NF, Heller, Steven, A&W Publishers, 1981, 1st, cloth

Portfolios of drawings and cartoons by 22 comic and satiric artists 1960-1980, including Blechman, Franklin Booth, Feiffer, Francois, Gorey, Koren, Levine,...

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John Canemaker, Mary Blair, Canemaker, John, Blair, Mary, Very Fine in Very Fine Dustjacket, Walt Disney Family Foundation Press, San Francisco, 2014, 9781616287931, 10 inches, 12.5 inches, Hardcover, cloth, English

Beloved Disney designer Mary Blair has charmed generations with her vibrant, whimsical creations, from stunning art direction for Cinderella and Peter Pan...

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Virgil Partch, Fine, Kraus, Robert, Partch, Virgil, Windmill, 1971, 1st PB, wraps, English

A children's picture book by Virgil Partch.

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Love Affair
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Bernard Krigstein, Fine/NF (top of the dustjacket spine worn), Carson, Robert, Krigstein, Bernard, Holt, 1958, 1st, cloth spine

An impressionistic watercolor painting by Krigstein is the dustjacket illustration.

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Los Elegidos
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Very slight surface nicks otherwise VF, Dibbuks, 2004, 1st, pictorial boards, Spanish

A collection of the best illustrations to appear in the magazine Training & Development Digest in its fifty first issues. This book reflects almost a...

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Charles R. Knight, Knight, Charles R., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Indiana Univ. Press, Bloomington, 2001, 1st, 8.75 inches, 10.5 inches, xxiv, 70 pages, 33 full-page illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: "First published in 1946 Charles R. Knight's "Life Through the Ages" was for many a much-beloved first look at the strange animals of...

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Les Parisiennes
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Kiraz, Kiraz, Fine issued without dust jacket in publisher's shrink wrap, Larousse, Paris, 2014, 1st, 12 inches, 10.5 inches, 256 pages, over 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This latest book on Kiraz is a large coffee table art book featuring over 250 works, most never before published. Preface by Christian Lacroix . The...

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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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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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Lady: Lisa Lyon (1st Printing)
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Very Fine, Robert Mapplethorpe, Chatwin, Bruce, Mapplethorpe, Robert, Viking Press, 1983, 1st, 0670430137, Softcover, wraps, English

Robert Mapplethorpe's photographic celebration of American female bodybuilding pioneer Lisa Lyon.  115 black and white photos by the legendary...

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Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Letters
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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...

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Köllwitz 1742
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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Mosquito, St. Egreve, 2020, 9782352835356, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The latest collection of Toppi short stories. An English translation, if any, is years away. From the publisher: From the battlefields of the King...

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Errol Fuller, Ray Harris Ching, Fuller, Errol, Ching, Ray Harris, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (gift inscription on front free end paper, very light shelfwear), Auckland, SeTo Publishing, 1990, 1st, 090869749X, 13.3 inches, 10.8 inches, 192 pages, 75 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Kiwis are small flightless birds only found in New Zealand. Extremely shy, and extremely cute, they have a cult following. The renown wildlife artist Ray...

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Kiraz Dans Playboy
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Kiraz, Kiraz, Very Fine in Very Fine dust jacket, Paris, Denoel, 2002, 1st, 2207254038, 11 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, 102 full-page color cartoons, hardcover, cloth, French

"Kiraz in Playboy." Kiraz has been a regular contributor to Playboy since 1970. This is his first and only collection of Playboy cartoons, selected as...

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Kidsguide Fall/Winter 2000/01
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Mort Drucker, VF, Drucker, Mort, 2000, 1st, color wraps

A swell ink and watercolor cover by Mort Drucker graces the cover of this local children's activities guide. Drucker's modern-day version of the...

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Tom Kidd, Kidd, Tom, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (mild shelfwear, moderate rubbing to topedge of dustjacket, 1/2 inch closed tear to dustjacket), Paper Tiger, London, 2005, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 128 pages, over 150 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Tomm Kidd has become renowned as an artist of wondrous imagination and skill. His Orwellian visions of a future world, as depicted in his War of the Worlds...

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Ken Davies: Artist At Work
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Ken Davies, NF/VG+ (Previous owner's name neatly written on front free end paper otherwise a sharp, clean copy, dustjacket lightly edgeworn), Davies, Ken, Watson-Guptill, 1978, 1st, cloth

Sharp-focus realism or magic realism. Six full-color step-by-step demonstrations and a gallery of 20 paintings.

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Ken Davies: Artist At Work
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Ken Davies, Fine/VG+ (a sharp, clean copy with a slightly edgeworn dustjacket with one closed tear), Davies, Ken, Watson-Guptill, 1978, 1st, cloth

Davies is an oil painter of still-lifes. His style is Sharp-focus realism or magic realism. Six full-color step-by-step demonstrations and a gallery of 20...

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Kem Weber, Designer and Architect
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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Christopher Long, Kem Weber, Long, Christopher, Weber, Kem, Yale University Press, 2014, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 304 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

The first major look at the renowned industrial designer and architect, who helped to shape the look of American modernism from the 1920s through the early...

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Kavin's World (Lancer 74-564)
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David Mason, Frank Frazetta, Mason, David, Frazetta, Frank, Near Fine (slight yellowing to white cover,sharp flat unread), Lancer, New York, 1969, 1st, 7 inches, 4.25 inches, Softcover, color wraps, English

A Frazetta painting graces the cover of this massmarket paperback.

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Kandar (62-120)
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Kenneth Bulmer, Jeffrey Jones, Bulmer, Kenneth, Jones, Jeffrey, Fine (sharp flat unread), Paperback Library, New York, 1969, 1st, 7 inches, 4.2 inches, 128 pages, softcover, wraps, English

A color cover painting by Jones of a nude and a futuristic warrior riding a large walking bird - predating Bakshi's Wizards by several years. A paperback...

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Near Fine/Very Good+ (dustjacket has mild edgewear and small tears), Josef Capek, Pomajzlová, Alena, Capek, Josef, Municipal House in Prague, 2003, 1st, 8086339238, Hardcover, cloth, English, Czech

A rare monograph on the Czech artist Josef Čapek who died in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. This volume is only in five libraries in the entire U.S....

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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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