Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Greg Theakston, Jack Kirby, Theakston, Greg, Kirby, Jack, Fine, Pure Imagination, New York, 1997, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 192 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Kirby's first 125 pages of art and story, plus a biography and analysis of the work.

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Forty Drawings
  $275.00
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Ronald Searle, Searle, Ronald, Very Good+ (wear to the paper cover along the joints and the top and bottom edges, binding and pages sound), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1946, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, ii, 40 pages, 40 black & white illustrations, hardcover, decorative boards, English

From 1946, a first printing of Ronald Searle's first book. A collection of the drawings Searle did as a soldier and prisoner of war of the Japanese in the...

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California Impressionism
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William H. Gerdts, Will South, Gerdts, Will South, William H., Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Abbeville Press, 1998, 1st, 9780789201768, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 284 pages, 201 color and 47 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

248 illustrations, 201 in full color. From the Publisher: Lavishly illustrated, meticulously researched, and gracefully written, this is the...

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Olivia 1993 Calendar
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Olivia De Berardinis, VF, Olivia De Berardinis, Ozone, 1992, 1st, wraps

Pin-up art including an image of Betty Page.

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The Art Of Olivia 1988 Calendar
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Olivia De Berardinis, VF, Olivia De Berardinis, Limited Edition, 1987, 1st, wraps, English

Pin-up art from early in Olivia's career.

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Christopher Blossom, Blossom, Christopher, Near Fine (light shelwear), Shelton, The Greenwich Workshop Press, 2001, 1st, 9780867130720, 0-86713-072-5, 8.5 inches, 11 inches, 80 pages, 36 full-page color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

36 paintings. From the Publisher: Christopher Blossom grew up on the eastern seaboard, the son and grandson of well-known illustrators, so it's not...

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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (mild bump to the bottom of the spine, interior sharp, tight, clean), 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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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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1966 Texaco Dealer Calendar
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Very Good+ (mild wear, used as a calendar with occasional notes written in the calendar), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1966, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

12 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. For many years during the 1960s and 1970s, John Berkey created the paintings...

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1967 Texaco Dealer Calendar
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Very Good+ (mild wear, unused), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1967, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

13 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. For many years during the 1960s and 1970s, John Berkey created the paintings...

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1968 Texaco Dealer Calendar
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Very Good+ (mild wear, used as a calendar with occasional notes written in the blocks, back cover is missing), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1968, 1st, 7.5 inches, 9 inches, 26 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

12 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. For many years during the 1960s and 1970s, John Berkey created the paintings...

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1969 Texaco Dealer Calendar
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Very Good+ (mild wear, used as a calendar with occasional notes written in the blocks, wire spiral has been trimmed at one end), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1969, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

13 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. For many years during the 1960s and 1970s, John Berkey created the paintings...

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1971 Texaco Dealer Calendar
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Near Fine (mild wear, unused as a calendar), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1971, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

13 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. For many years during the 1960s and 1970s, John Berkey created the paintings...

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1973 Texaco Dealer Calendar
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Near Fine (mild wear, unused as a calendar), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1973, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

13 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations.Another 12 paintings are reproduced as small color illustrations. For many years...

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1974 Texaco Dealer Calendar
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Near Fine (mild wear, unused as a calendar), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1974, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

13 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. For many years during the 1960s and 1970s, John Berkey created the paintings...

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1975 Texaco Dealer Calendar
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Near Fine (light wear, unused as a calendar), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1975, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

12 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. For many years during the 1960s and 1970s, John Berkey created the paintings...

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1976 Texaco Dealer Calendar
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Near Fine (light wear, unused as a calendar), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1976, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

12 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. For many years during the 1960s and 1970s, John Berkey created the paintings...

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1977 Texaco Dealer Calendar
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Near Fine (light wear, unused as a calendar), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1977, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

13 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. For many years during the 1960s and 1970s, John Berkey created the paintings...

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1978 Texaco Dealer Calendar
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Near Fine (light wear, unused as a calendar), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1978, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

13 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. Another 12 paintings are reproduced as small color illustrations. For many...

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1979 Texaco Dealer Calendar
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Near Fine (light wear, unused as a calendar), John Berkey, Berkey, John, Texaco, 1979, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

13 Berkey paintings reproduced as full-page 7x7 inch color illustrations. Another 12 paintings are reproduced as small color illustrations. For many...

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Sentinel II
  $295.00
Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Tokyo, Kodansha, 1987, 1st, 4062034522, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 116 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English Japanese

An incredible copy of this slightly revised and updated reprinting of the original Sentinel - the very first retrospective of this visionary designer and...


Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Near Fine (light rubbing to the corners otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Oblagon, Pasadena, CA, 2001, 1st, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations on every page, softcover, wraps, English

Published in 2001 and long out of print. Industrial design, entertainment design, motion pictures, television, computer game design, fantasy illustrations.

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Very Fine, Culver City, Design Studio Press, 2010, 1st, 9781933492483, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

This sequel to 2001's Syd Mead's Sentury takes up where that book left off and covers the artist's output through 2010: Design, Illustration, Games, Film,...

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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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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Some toning to the covers otherwise Fine, Nova Press, Philadelphia, 1953, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 32 pages, 16 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A limited edition booklet with 15 full page illustrations by Virgil Finlay, printed on one side only. Includes a one page Biographical Sketch written by the...

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David Larkin, Chris Mayger, Larkin, David, Mayger, Chris, Near Fine (mild wear to covers), Peacock Press, New York, 1976, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, 40 full-page color plates and 13 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

40 full-page color plates and 13 black & white illustrations.

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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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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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Fine/NF price-clipped dustjacket, New York Graphic Society, 1970, 1st, cloth spine

Cartoons on the subject of art and artists!

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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
  $120.00
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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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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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The Book of Virgil Finlay
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #167 of 1050 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1975, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, over 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A pristine copy of the first Finlay collection. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork. With an extra color plate (1964 - A Question...

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Airshow
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Philip Castle, Castle, Philip, Near Fine (slight cover wear, tight, bright, clean), Surrey, Paper Tiger, 1989, 1st, 978-1850280453, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 141 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

From 1989, Philip Castle's second art book with plenty of his trademark slick shiny warplanes, vintage and modern, and pin-up angels flying through blue...

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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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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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Chicken Fat
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Will Elder, Elder, Will, Very Fine, Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2006, 1st, 8.4 inches, 8 inches, 94 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Elder, one of comics' most fertile and wide-ranging imaginations, coined "chicken fat" to describe the myriad background gags crammed...

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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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Steven Heller, Jules Feiffer, Heller, Steven, Feiffer, Jules, Signed by the artist on the half-title page, An Ex-library copy with minimal markings, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket top edge lightly wrinkled and spine sunned), Knopf, New York, 1982, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 256 pages, over 240 black & white cartoon strips, hardcover, cloth, English

A retrospective featuring over 240 of Feiffer's black & white cartoon strips spanning Presidents Eisenhower to Reagan. Accompanying the cartoons, an...

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Near Fine (mild wear to covers, interior Fine), Belier Press, New York, 1978-79, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, over 500 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

"Devoted to the photographs of non-professional models and photographers which were sold through mail-order by the late Irving Klaw. Over 260 vintage black...

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Shannon Stirnweis, Stirnweis, Shannon, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2017, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 160 pages, over 200 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Over 200 color illustrations! From the publisher: Born in 1931, Shannon Stirnweis has had a long and varied career as an illustrator and fine artist....

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Arnie and Cathy Fenner, Robert McGinnis, Fenner, Arnie and Cathy, McGinnis, Robert, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Grass Valley, CA, Underwood, 2000, 1st, 1887424563, 11.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 128 pages, over 120 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An excellent copy of this long out-of-print full-color monograph on this artist. From the publisher: Though his work is instantly recognizable to most...

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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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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Limited to 2000 hardcover copies. Signed by the artist., Very Fine/Very Fine, Design Studio Press, Culver City, 2010, 1st, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations on every page, Hardcover, boards, English

Syd Mead signed this book for us in person. The is the hardcover edition limited to 2000 copies. And rarely signed. This sequel to 2001's Syd Mead's...

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Fantagas
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Carlos Nine, VF, Nine, Carlos, Les Reveurs, 2006, 1st, wraps

This is an expanded edition of an album originally published in 1995. This is Carlos Nine’s take on the classic French character Fantomas, the...

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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Limited to 750 copies, Very Fine, Griffioen Graffiek, Hilversum, 2011, 1st, 8.25 inches, 5.5 inches, 8 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A luxurious little production of "a tiny graphic novel" by Joost Swarte (originally published in the annual report of the Dutch Booksellers Association in...

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