Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
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
  $200.00
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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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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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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, 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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Chicken Fat
  $75.00
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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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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
  $30.00
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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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Les Daniels, Daniels, Les, Very Fine, New York, Watson-Guptill Publications, 2003, 9780823079193, 0823079198, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 272 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

An updated edition (2003) with 16 additional pages. From the publisher: Now updated, expanded, and available in paperbackthe definitive chronicle of...

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Works of Art
  $75.00
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Joe Chiodo, Chiodo, Joe, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Hermes Press, Neshannock, PA, 2003, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, over 90 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A collection of works in color, many never before published.

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Signed by the artist on a tipped-in color plate, Near Fine (light surface wear), Gary Gianni, Gianni, Gary, Hieronymus Press, 2002, 1st, 12.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 60 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Gianni's self-published collection of Monster Men (originally serialized in Hellboy) and a William Hope Hodgeson short story illustrated by Gianni.

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Joanna Ebenstein, Ebenstein, Joanna, Very Fine, New York, Distributed Art Publishers, 2016, 1st, 9781938922916, 9.75 inches, 7 inches, 224 pages, over 250 color and black & white photographs, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Of all the artifacts from the history of medicine, the Anatomical Venus with its heady mixture of beauty, eroticism and death is the...

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Christopher Hume, NF/VG, Hume, Christopher, North Word, 1987, 1st revised edition, cloth

Robert Bateman, Stanley Meltzoff, Bob Kuhn, George McLean, John Schoenherr, Fenwick Lansdowne, Glen Loates, Claudio D'Angelo, Lanford Monroe, Ron Parker,...

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Christopher Hume, Fine/NF, Hume, Christopher, Summerhill Press, 1986, 1st, cloth

Robert Bateman, Stanley Meltzoff, Bob Kuhn, George McLean, John Schoenherr, Fenwick Lansdowne, Glen Loates, Claudio D'Angelo, Lanford Monroe, Ron Parker,...

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Yank
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Steve Kluger, VF/Fine, Kluger, Steve, St. Martin's, 1991, 1st, cloth, English

“World War II from the Guys Who Brought You Victory Irwin Shaw William Saroyan Andy Rooney Walter Bernstein Merle Miller The Original...

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David Larkin, NF (light shelfwear), Larkin, David, Peacock Press/Bantam, 1975, 1st, wraps, English

A collection of illustrators' work showing how they responded to the theme of Christmas as set to them by others. Selections cover a period from...

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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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VF, Coyne & Blanchard, 1968, 1st, wraps

A collection of the best of the San Francisco psychedelic art rock posters of 1966-67. 204 posters, 28 in color. Rick Griffin, Greg Irons, Kelly, Victor...

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Wildlife Artists At Work
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Patricia Van Gelder, Fine/Fine, Van Gelder, Patricia, Watson-Guptill, 1982, 2nd, cloth

Profiles 10 top wildlife artists: Robert Bateman,  Ken Carlson,  Guy Coheleach,  Richard Ellis,  Albert...

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Printing Panorama
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VG+ (light shelfwear), 1951, 1st, cloth

"Illustrating the comprehensive Printing and Binding services of Hazell Watson & Viney Ltd., Sun Printers Ltd., and their Associated Companies." A...

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The Hawaiian Shirt
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H. Thomas Steele, VF, Steele, H. Thomas, Abbeville, 1984, 8th, pictorial boards


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Gordon T. McClelland, Jay T. Last, McClelland and Jay T. Last, Gordon T., Fine in Fine price-clipped dustjacket, Hillcrest Press, Beverly Hills, 1985, 1st, 9.5 inches, 11 inches, 264 pages, 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A great reference on the California style of watercolor painting. Biographies of over 225 artists, histories of the California art schools, and examples of...

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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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Lee Lorenz, VF/NF, Lorenz, Lee, Knopf, 1995, 2nd, cloth

From the dustjacket: "Published to celebrate The New Yorker's seventieth anniversary and illustrated with more than 400 drawings and paintings, including...

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Western Advertising Art 1946
  $125.00
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VG+ (light wear), Ramsey Oppenheim, 1946, 1st, cloth

Western edition of the Annual of Advertising Art. From the Art Directors Club of Los Angeles.

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Unauthorized Portraits
  $25.00
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Edward Sorel, VF/Fine price-clipped dust jacket, Sorel, Edward, Knopf, 1997, 1st, cloth, English

A rich collection of the caricaturist’s works. "From one of America's most brilliant satirical artists: his best, his funniest, his most...

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Very Fine, George & Eileen Soper, Soper, George & Eileen, Chris Beetles, 1995, 0871136466, Softcover, wraps, English

537 prints by George Soper (1870 - 1942) and 166 by Eileen Soper (1905 - 90).

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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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John Seerey-Lester, Fine/Fine (dust jacket slightly rubbed), Seerey-Lester, John, Mill Pond Press, 1991, 1st, cloth, English

"From a tiny goldfish to an awesome grizzly, Seerey-Lester depicts a variety of animals. "With each animal, he takes care to portray its unique...

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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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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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