Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Walt & Roger Reed, Reed, Walt & Roger, #97 of the deluxe edition of 250 copies signed by the author Walt Reed and containing an estate-stamped original drawing from a sketchbook of F. R. Gruger, Very Fine in Fine slipcase, Madison Square Press, New York, 1984, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 355 pages, over 700 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, all edges gilt, English

"Society of Illustrators Special Edition." This is one of 250 deluxe editions signed by Walt Reed, containing an original drawing by Frederic Rodrigo Gruger...

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Carter Brown, Robert McGinnis, Brown, Carter, McGinnis, Robert, Signed by the artist on cover in ink, Near Fine (crease to lower left back cover, flat, tight, clean, off-white pages), Signet, New York, 1964, 1st, 7 inches, 4.25 inches, 128 pages, Softcover, color wraps, English

Signed by cover artist Robert McGinnis on the cover.


Virgin Cay - Signed 1st
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Basil Heatter, Robert McGinnis, Heatter, Basil, McGinnis, Robert, Signed by the artist on cover in ink, Near Fine (slight reading crease on cover--no color break, off-white pages), Fawcett Gold Medal, New York, 1963, 1st, 7 inches, 4.25 inches, 142 pages, Softcover, color wraps, English

Signed by cover artist Robert McGinnis on the cover.

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Back for More
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Berni Wrightson, Wrightson, Berni, Very Good+ (mild creases along the top three inches of the spine, light bends to the covers, very flat, tight, and clean), Archival Press, Cambridge, MA, 1978, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

A 1978 collection of Wrightson's comics stories: "Tales you've all seen before... Back for More." Seven early stories by Wrightson: The Last Hunters,...

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Martyn Dean, Melvyn Grant, Julek Heller, Michael Kaluta, Chris Moore, Charles Vess, Berni Wrightson, Dean, Martyn, Grant, Julek Heller, Michael Kaluta, Chris Moore, Charles Vess, Berni Wrightson, Melvyn, Very Good+ in Near Fine dustjacket (lower corners bumped), Paper Tiger, Surrey, 1988, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Portfolios and profiles of six artists: Melvyn Grant, Julek Heller, Michael Kaluta, Chris Moore, Charles Vess, and Berni Wrightson. "Through interviews...

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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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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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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Near Fine (light shelfwear, no thumbdents, very flat, tight, clean), Peacock Press/Bantam, New York, 1980, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

"In the art of fantastic illustration, the work of Frazetta stands alone--unique in the effectiveness of its lushly sensuous exaggeration, powerful and...

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Quatre-Vingt Huit
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light bump to the upper edge of the rear board, corners sharp, pages flat and clea, Paris, Casterman, 1990, 1st, 2-203-34602-7, 9.75 inches, 10.9 inches, 65 pages, 94 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A very sharp copy of a scarce collection of Moebius' abstract paintings and drawings. This book had one printing in 1990 and was never reprinted. Minimal...

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Jesse Alexander, Alexander, Jesse, Signed by the photographer Jesse Alexander on the title page, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, David Bull Publishing, Phoenix, 2007, 1st, 11.25 inches, 13.25 inches, 96 pages, black & white photographs, Hardcover, cloth, English

Signed by the photographer Jesse Alexander. Out of print. From the publisher: Legendary motorsports photographer Jesse Alexander produced some of...

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James Bama, Bama, James, From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Jose, Flesk, 2006, 1st, 9780972375887, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, boards, 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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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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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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Stanley Meltzoff: Picture Maker
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Stanley Meltzoff, Meltzoff, Stanley, Limited to 900 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, Decatur, IL, 2020, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of Print! A comprehensive book on the life and work of magazine illustrator, paperback cover artist, and fish painter Stanley Meltzoff. The text...

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Jeffrey Jones, Jones, Jeffrey, Very Good+ (vertical crease to the back cover, upper rear corner rubbed, otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Underwood Books, Grass Valley, CA, 1994, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, viii, 40 pages, 44 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

This volume concentrates on Jones' romantic paintings of the female figure a la Blind Narcissus. 44 pieces, 30 never before published.

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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Very Good+ (mild rubbing to covers, light thumbdents, otherwise sharp, flat, tight, clean), Peacock Press/Bantam, New York, 1977, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, 32 color plates and 12 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

From 1977, the second color collection of Frazetta paintings, published while Frazetta was at the height of his popularity and actively producing...

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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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Graphic Gallery 8
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Ferdinand Horvath, Horvath, Ferdinand, Near Fine (mild wear), Russ Cochran, West Plains, MO, 1976, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 52 pages, color and black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

A catalog of original artwork by Disney production designer Ferdinand Horvath (The Band Concert, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs). Concept art, storyboards,...

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David Saunders, Walter M. Baumhofer, Saunders, David, Baumhofer, Walter M., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2014, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is one of the Author's Deluxe Special Editions. This slipcased copy has a color illustrated bookplate signed by the author and indicating "This book is...

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Sparrow #11: John Watkiss
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John Watkiss, Watkiss, John, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW, San Diego, 2009, 1st, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, 35 color and 9 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. 33 paintings and 11 drawings by the late great John Watkiss (1961-2017). From the publisher: Renowned anatomy master John Watkiss...

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Mary Blair, Blair, Mary, Near Fine (lower rear corner lightly scraped, otherwise Fine), New York, Golden Books, 2012, 2nd, 978-0375870446, 11 inches, 9.25 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print! Much of the art in this Mary Blair collection is cleaner and sharper than even the original publications! And it includes the unabriged...

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Near Fine (moderate cover rubbing and edge wear), Kodansha, Tokyo, 1996, 1st revised, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 170 pages, over 100 color illustrations, softcover, wraps

Four sections: industrial design, motion pictures, fantasy, and drawings & sketches. The motion picture section features Star Trek, Tron, Blade...

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Lawrence Noble, Noble, Lawrence, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dreams and Visions Press, Modesto, 2018, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 64 pages, over 100 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first art book devoted to this illustrator. From the publisher: Lawrence Alan Noble is an artist/sculptor, best known for his magazine cover...

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Mauricio Padilha, Roger Padilha, Antonio Lopez, Padilha, Roger Padilha, Mauricio, Lopez, Antonio, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Rizzoli, New York, 2012, 1st, 12.3 inches, 9.9 inches, 304 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. Antonio Lopez as Fashion Illustrator and Photographer: Fashion, Art, Sex, and Disco. From the publisher: The first complete...

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