Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Guy Coheleach, Coheleach, Guy, Inscribed by the artist, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Abrams, New York, 1982, 1st, 11.75 inches, 12 inches, 244 pages, 59 color plates, 95 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Guy Coheleach (born 1933) is one of the great American wildlife artists, with a subspecialty painting the big cats. In this coffee table art book, eight...

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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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Fly in the Room Anatomy
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Very Fine, John Watkiss, Watkiss, John, 2008, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 74 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

John Watkiss' Fly in the Room Anatomy is a cross between a pictorial book and an instructive book. "Imagine you are a fly in the room with the ability to...

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The Art of Sin City
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Frank Miller, Miller, Frank, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, OR, Dark Horse, 2002, 1st, 1569718180, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

A showcase for art from the Frank Miller comic book series, including some unpublished pieces and roughs. From Dark Horse: In 1991, visionary creator...

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Drawing The Head & Hands
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Very Good+/Very Good+ (mild fraying and bumping to the upper corners, otherwise book is very clean and brigh, Andrew Loomis, Loomis, Andrew, Viking, 1956, 7th 1970, Hardcover, cloth, English

Recently reprinted by Titan, this is the original publisher's edition with far superior reproduction of the many pencil drawings. Loomis provides detailed...

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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #211 of 1300 copies, Fine in Near Fine price-clipped dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1978, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, over 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's 1940-1955 pulp illustrations. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork, the majority reproduced the same...

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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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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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Signed an dated 9.27.18 by Robert Williams, Very Fine, Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, 2018, 1st, 10 inches, 7.75 inches, 136 pages, over 150 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Signed and dated 9.27.18 by Robert Williams. From the publisher: Prior to the introduction of Juxtapoz Magazine, artists working within a variety of...

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Bernie Fuchs, Fuchs, Bernie, Fine, The Illustrated Press, St. Louis, MO, 2005, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, color wraps, English

This out-of-print "special issue" is devoted entirely to Bernie Fuchs.

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John La Gatta: An Artist's Life
  $80.00
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Jill Bossert, John La Gatta, Bossert, Jill, La Gatta, John, Near Fine (very light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Madison Square Press, New York, 2000, 1st thus, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 168 pages, 215 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

The first and only monograph on this fantastic golden age glamour illustrator. The first 60 pages are an illustrated biography of the artist. The following...

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Jennifer Bass and Pat Kirkham, Saul Bass, Bass and Pat Kirkham, Jennifer, Bass, Saul, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket issued in publisher's shrinkwrap, Laurence King, London, 2011, 9781856697521, 11.75 inches, 10.5 inches, 440 pages, 1484 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: This is the first book to be published on one of the greatest American designers of the 20th century, who was as famous for his work...

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The Legendary Artists Of Taos
  $90.00
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Mary Carroll Nelson, Fine/VG (dustjacket tears, tape-repair), Nelson, Mary Carroll, Watson-Guptill, 1980, 1st, cloth

The founding of New Mexico's famous art colony, its pioneer artists, and the artists who followed.

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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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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (tail of the spine bumped, moderate wear to dustjacket edges), Grass Valley, Underwood, 1998, 1st, 1887424415, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, xii, 164 pages, 100 color and 40 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This copy belonged to Frank Frazetta's lifelong friend and longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin. With a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From...

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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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Signed on the half-title page, Fine in VG+ dust jacket (several closed tears to dust jacket), Wallace Tripp, Tripp, Wallace, Sparhawk, 1981, 1st, 9.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, 12 full-page color and over 100 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English Japanese

After 40 children's books, this was Tripp's first picture book for adults. A wonderful collection of richly illustrated cartoons showcasing his singular...

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Who's Who In Graphic Art
  $95.00
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William Amstutz, NF, Amstutz, William, Amstutz & Herdeg Graphis Press, 1962, 1st, cloth

"An illustrated book of reference to the world's leading graphic designers, illustrators, typographers and cartoonists." The leading graphic artists...

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The Silver Arm
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Jim Fitzpatrick, Fitzpatrick, Jim, Near Fine (light bump to upper corner otherwise flat, tight, clean), Paper Tiger, Surrey, 1981, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 112 pages, 13 double-page, 12 full-page and numerous smaller color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Celtic mythology written & illustrated by Jim Fitzpatrick. From Wikipedia: Jim Fitzpatrick is an Irish artist famous for Irish Celtic art. In...

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Jim Fitzpatrick, Fitzpatrick, Jim, Fine, De Danann Press, Dublin, 1985, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 112 pages, 125 illustrations, most in color, softcover, wraps, English

Celtic mythology written & illustrated by Jim Fitzpatrick. With extensive notes on the drawings & paintings. And a list of publications.

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Mouse & Kelley
  $95.00
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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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Limited to 1000 sets, Very Fine, Profiles in History, Calabasa, CA, 2016, 1st, 14.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 334 pages, over 320 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Comic & Illustration Art Auction and The Frank Darabont Collection Set: (2) spectacular 10.5 x 14.5 inch limited edition coffee-table catalogs. (1)...

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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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Gene Colan, Colan, Gene, #61 of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Near Fine (light shelfwear, light thumbdent to back cover, very flat, tight, clean), Morris Publishing, Kearney, NE, 1996, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 36 pages, 36 black & white illustrations, most full-page, softcover, wraps, English

This first printing was limited to 500 numbered copies signed by the artist. This is #61. An interview, essays by Stan Lee and Roy Thomas, a checklist,...

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Verve, 1988-2005
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Ever Meulen, Meulen, Ever, Near Fine (mild bend to the lower corner, light shelfwear, very flat, tight, clean), Amsterdam, Oog en Blik, 2006, 1st, 978-9054921578, 11 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

This excellent 2006 art book collects Meulen's most important graphic work from 1988 to 2005 (posters, covers, illustrations, serigraphs ...). Foreword...

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Mirages
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Will, Will, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Daniel Maghen, 2017, 1st, 9782356740533, 11.7 inches, 8.693 inches, 408 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A beautifully designed and lushly produced art book, from Paris' premier bande dessinee art gallery, every piece is reproduced from the original art....

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Glenn Bray, Harvey Kurtzman, Bray, Glenn, Kurtzman, Harvey, Limited to 1000 copies, Fine, Glenn Bray, Sylmar, CA, 1976, 1st, 9 inches, 6 inches, 120 pages, 197 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

An index of Kurtzman's work in all media: comic book work, EC work, magazine and newspaper articles, Kurtzman edited publications, books and paperbacks,...

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The Legendary Artists Of Taos
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Mary Carroll Nelson, VF/VG (several dustjacket tears), Nelson, Mary Carroll, Watson-Guptill, 1980, 1st, cloth

The founding of New Mexico's famous art colony, its pioneer artists, and the artists who followed.

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Walt and Roger Reed, Fine/VG (dustjacket spine faded, two tears), Reed, Walt and Roger, Madison Square Press, 1984, 1st, cloth

Illustrations and biographies of 460 artists. The number one reference book in any illustration library. Recently revised and updated with almost entirely...

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Inside Moebius, Tome 4
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to 3500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Stardom, Paris, 2008, 1st, 9.6 inches, 7 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The original French edition--the true first edition. The fourth volume of Moebius' introspective, stream of consciousness comics. Appearances by Major...

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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Grass Valley, Underwood, 1998, 1st, 1887424415, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, xii, 164 pages, 100 color and 40 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The out-of-print hardcover edition. The incredible paintings of Frank Frazetta have brought him worldwide fame, legions of loyal fans, and scores of...

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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Underwood-Miller, Novato, CA, 1992, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, xi, 147 pages, One color and 147 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The first Finlay collection from Underwood-Miller. Introductions by Finlay's daughter and Gerry de la Ree. Quality reproduction on slick paper.

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Craig Yoe, Milt Gross, Yoe, Craig, Gross, Milt, Light scuffing to corners otherwise Fine, San Diego, Yoe Books! / IDW, 2009, 1st, 9781600105463, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 354 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: "This beautifully designed book collects the complete comic book stories of comic genius Milt Gross, culled from rare, impossible to...

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Back for More - Signed
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Berni Wrightson, Wrightson, Berni, Signed by the artist, Near Fine (light bump to the upper tip, very flat, tight, bright), Archival Press, Cambridge, MA, 1978, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

A very sharp copy of this 1978 collection: "Tales you've all seen before... Back for More." Seven early stories by Wrightson: The Last Hunters, Feed It!,...

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Jim Fitzpatrick, Fitzpatrick, Jim, Signed by the artist on the first plate, Fine plates in a Near Fine folder (mild staining, toning, and wear to the folder), De Danann Press, Dublin, 1981, 1st, 16 inches, 12 inches, color illustrations, English

Eight 12" x 16" color plates in a color illustrated folder, signed by the artist on the first plate. Eight scenes from Celtic mythology. Some nudity.

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Nick Meglin, Meglin, Nick, From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Near Fine in Fine dustjacket (lower tips very lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine), Watson-Guptill, New York, 1969, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8.2 inches, 160 pages, 132 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of Nick Meglin"...

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Jim Fitzpatrick, Fitzpatrick, Jim, Signed by the artist on the first plate, Near Fine-Fine plates in a Near Fine folder (light wear and mild toning to the folder), De Danann Press, Dublin, 1982, 1st, 16 inches, 12 inches, color illustrations, English

Eight 12" x 16" color plates in a color illustrated folder, signed by the artist on the first plate. Eight scenes from Celtic mythology. Some nudity....

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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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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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Swallow #3
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Ashley Wood, David Choe, Louie Del Carmen, Ronnie Del Carmen, Glyn Dillon, Duncan Fegredo, Jeremy Geddes, Uwe Heidschoetter, Rian Hughes, James Jean, Jock, Ilana Kohn, Ted McKeever, Sean Phillips, Andrew Robinson, Robh Ruppel, Greg Staples, Frank Stockton, Wood, David Choe, Louie Del Carmen, Ronnie Del Carmen, Glyn Dillon, Duncan Fegredo, Jeremy Geddes, Uwe Heidschoetter, Rian Hughes, James Jean, Jock, Ilana Kohn, Ted McKeever, Sean Phillips, Andrew Robinson, Robh Ruppel, Greg Staples, Frank Stockton, Barro, Ashley, Fine (very flat, tight, clean), San Diego, IDW, 2007, 1st, 978160010072, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 300 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

"It's about pictures." Presenting the third edition of a deluxe magazine devoted to modern illustration and the artists that produce it. Featuring the...

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Very Fine DVD in Very Fine DVD case in publisher's shrinkwrap, Gnomon Workshop/Design Studio Press, Hollywood/Culver City, 2005, 9781930878969, 7.5 inches, 5.5 inches, English

See Syd Mead paint! Out of print. Unopened in original cellowrap. From the publisher: The Techniques of Syd Mead DVD Collection The...

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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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Sanjulian, Sanjulian, Limited to 600 copies worldwide, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Book Palace, 2022, 1st British, 9781913548230, 13.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 312 pages, 330 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An Illustrators Special Edition / Book Palace reprinting of the 2019 Big Wow Art Books original. Limited to 600 copies worldwide. This copy includes the...


Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Underwood-Miller, Novato, CA, 1993, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, 140 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

One painting and 140 pen & ink illustrations. Introduction by Stephen Fabian. Quality reproduction on slick paper.

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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Miller, Lancaster, PA, 1994, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, over 130 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

One painting and over 130 pen & ink illustrations. Biographic introduction by Brian Frost. Quality reproduction on slick paper.

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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, Limited to 1300 copies, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, about 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's illustrations from 1955-69. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork. From the dustjacket: This...

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The Third Book of Virgil Finlay
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #186 of 1300 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, about 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's pre-1955 pulp illustrations. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork. From the dustjacket: This...

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Tom Davis, Bob Kuhn, Davis, Tom, Kuhn, Bob, Signed by the artist on a special page, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (spine slightly sunned), Camden, SC, Briar Patch Press, 1989, 1st, 0922724105, 11 inches, 12 inches, 200 pages, over 100 color plates and numerous black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A coffee table art book devoted to the great wildlife painter Bob Kuhn (1920-2007).Kuhn painted hundreds of book and magazine covers before devoting himself...

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