Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Berni Wrightson, Wrightson, Berni, Very Fine, Nakatomi, Austin, TX, 2021, 1st, 20 inches, 30 inches, color

A puzzle of Wrightson's painting "You're New Here, Aren't You?" Each 1,000 piece puzzle is printed on extra-thick and sturdy puzzle stock, with a...

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#272 of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very small bumps to the corners otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, P. Craig Russell, Russell, P. Craig, Wayne Alan Harold Productions, 2020, 1st, 9781735761503, 12.2 inches, 12.2 inches, 112 pages, over 101 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This oversized 12x12 inch hardcover features the crème de la crème of P. Craig Russell's black and white illustrations from the past 47...

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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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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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2001 Apres Jesus Christ
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Jean-Luc Coudray, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Coudray, Jean-Luc, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light rubbing to the otherwise sharp corners, bright, clean), Paris, Stardom, 2000, 1st, 978-2908766509, 7 inches, 9.5 inches, 40 pages, 19 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"2001 AD." A novella with 19 full-page color illustrations by Moebius. Self-published by Moebius' Stardom publishing company.

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William Stout, Stout, William, #214 of 950 copies signed by the artist, Near Fine (tiny bit of edgewear otherwise Very Fine), Pasadena, Terra Nova Press, 2006, 1st, 0974383848, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, 50 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

50 pages with 57 illustrations. Fantasy women, Edgar Rice Burroughs creatures and characters, dinosaurs, mural studies, Kong, a Willis O'Brien tribute,...

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William Stout, Stout, William, #64 of 950 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Pasadena, Terra Nova Press, 2011, 1st, 9780982867129, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, 60+ black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

William Stout is an American illustrator, comic book artist and designer who has worked on several well-known projects including the films Wizards, Raiders...

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Paul Levitz, Levitz, Paul, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Near Fine suitcase style carrying case, Taschen, Kohn, 2010, 2nd 2017, 18.5 inches, 13 inches, 720 pages, over 2000 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A beautiful copy of this massive illustrated history of DC written by Paul Levitz and produced by Taschen. This particular copy includes a 12 x 17 inch,...

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A Brush With Life
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Very Fine/Fine, Glen Loates, Loates, Glen, Abrams, 1984, 1st, 81 pages + 86 color plates, 157 illustrations, including 86 color plates, Hardcover, cloth

North American wildlife. "Few artists have been blessed with Glen Loates’ skill in depicting nature accurately, and few who specialize in painting...

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Robert Louis Stevenson, Alice & Martin Provensen, Stevenson, Robert Louis, Provensen, Alice & Martin, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Golden, 1951, 1999 printing, 0307102262, 12 inches, 10.6 inches, 76 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards

This Golden Books edition, originally published in 1951, features lively, colorful illustrations by Caldecott Medalists Alice and Martin Provensen. From...

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John Atherton, Austin Briggs, Stevan Dohanos, Robert Fawcett, Peter Helck, Fred Ludekens, Al Parker, Norman Rockwell, Ben Stahl, Harold Von Schmidt, Jon Whitcomb, John Atherton, Austin Briggs, Stevan Dohanos, Robert Fawcett, Peter Helck, Fred Ludekens, Al Parker, Norman Rockwell, Ben Stahl, Harold Von Schmidt, Jon Whitcomb, Near Fine to Fine pages in Near Fine binders. Pages are clean but have slight age toning and edgewear. Some ringholes show mild wear/stress. The binders are lightly worn along the edges and seams., Institute of Commercial Art, Westport, CT, 1949-1952, 1st, 14 inches, 12 inches, 1552 pages, 23 color plates and over 4000 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, printed custom binders, English

This is not the Famous Artists School Course you are familiar with (24 lessons in 3 binders), this is the Advanced Course. In the advanced course,...

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A Dragon on the Hill Road
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Richard Huemer, Walt Peregoy, Huemer, Richard, Peregoy, Walt, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Valley Village Press, North Hollywood, 1958, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.25 inches, 80 pages, 8 full-page and 2 smaller black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Written and illustrated in 1958 by two veteran Disney animation artists, a narrative poem in which Lancelot, by the magic of Merlin's horn Oliphant, is...

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A Fox In The Family
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Very Fine, Ken Carlson, Hauser, Dwight, Carlson, Ken, Leswing Communications, 1970, 1st, 64 pages, 42 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial cloth

"The instinct for survival, or as Jack London calls it, “The Call of the Wild,” is a part of very wild animal, including foxes. "Foxy, though...

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A Sort Of Saga
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Near Fine/Near Fine (slightly aged, dust jacket very slightly chipped). A very attractive copy, Bill Mauldin, Mauldin, Bill, Wm Sloane, 1949, 1st, 301 pages, over 90 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, English

A memoir of Bill Mauldin's unorthodox boyhood. Very Eisner-esque illustrations throughout. "It seems that once upon a time - in fact, many times...

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Very Good+ (lower corners bumped, light wear), James Laver, Laver, James, Studio, nd (circa 1940s), 1st, 128 pages, 172 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

172 illustrations by 124 artists. Emphasis is on British and American illustrators including Brangwyn, Cornwell, Covarrubias, Flint, Kent, Marshall,...

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Betty, Zdenek Burian, Betty, Burian, Zdenek, Very Fine in Very Fine obi band, Albatros Media, Prague, 2016, 1st, 13.3 inches, 10 inches, 416 pages, over 420 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, Czech

The renown Czech artist Zdenek Burian is best known internationally for his paintings of dinosaurs, extinct mammals and prehistoric man, but his...

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Jeffrey Jones, Jones, Jeffrey, Very Fine, Underwood Books, Grass Valley, CA, 1994, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, viii, 40 pages, 44 color illustrations, illustrated endpapers, 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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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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All About Girls
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Jon Whitcomb, Whitcomb, Jon, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (corners sharp, pages white, dustjacket slightly agetoned), Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1962, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, x, 229 pages, color dustjacket illustration, 14 black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

"America's best-known artist-writer explores the wonderful world of careers for women." A scarce title, Whitcomb's second book only has fifteen...

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Presentation copy inscribed on the front free end pape, Very Good+/Very Good+ (upper corners slightly bumped, dustjacket slightly edgeworn), Jon Whitcomb, Whitcomb, Jon, Prentice-Hall, 1962, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, x, 229 pages, color dustjacket illustration, 14 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

"America's best-known artist-writer explores the wonderful world of careers for women." Preface by Joan Crawford. Whitcomb's second book has only a...

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Very Fine/Very Fine, Doreen Bolger, Bolger, Doreen, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1989, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, xii, 248 pages, 35 color and 205 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

"This catalogue investigates the Museum's remarkable collection of American pastels, from charming eighteenth-century portraits to abstract works by...

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Joanna Ebenstein, Ebenstein, Joanna, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Laurence King, London, 2020, 9781786275714, 10.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 272 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: "There's a fine line between the horrible and the sublime, and Joanna Ebenstein's Anatomica: The Exquisite and Unsettling Art of...

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Andy Warhol: Drawings 1977-87
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Andy Warhol, Warhol, Andy, Fine, Gustavia, St. Barthelemy, French West Indies, Me.di.um, 2007, 1st, 978-2952651745, 8.25 inches, 6.7 inches, 60 pages, 25 black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

The catalog for an exhibition of 25 drawings.

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Animal'z - Art Catalogue
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Enki Bilal, Bilal, Enki, Limited to 3000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Artcurial, Paris, 2009, 1st, 14 inches, 11.25 inches, 200 pages, over 350 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An oversize, 200-page, hardcover catalog presenting 350 original drawings shown at the Hotel Marcel Dassault in 2009. Includes an interview with Bilal,...

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Very Good+ (covers and corners lightly rubbed), Arnold Friberg, Schwarz, Ted, Friberg, Arnold, Northland, 1985, 1st, 177 pages, 82 illustrations, most in color, Hardcover, cloth

A great book on an unjustly little-known illustrator/artist. Best known for his series of calendar paintings of Canadian Mounties and his inspirational...

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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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James Avati, Avati, James, Limited to 250 copies signed by Avati on a 3x5 card mounted (removable) in the boklet, Very Fine, Ectoplasm Press, New York, 1998, 1st, 11.25 inches, 7.5 inches, 4 pages, 1 color plate, softcover, wraps

A limited edition fine press keepsake from a 1998 exhibition of 35 Avati paintings with appreciations written by Stanley Meltzoff, Jack Womack, Jonathan...

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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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Murry Tinkelman, Tinkelman, Murry, Very Fine, Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockridge, MA, 2014, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, 50 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Companion catalog to the Norman Rockwell Museum Distinguished Illustrator Series exhibition The Art of Murray Tinkelman (1933 - 2016) collecting dozens of...

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Gerry de la Ree, Hannes Bok, de la Ree, Gerry, Bok, Hannes, Limited to 1300 copies, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (small, light bumps to the lower corners, interior very sound, mild edgewear to the dustjacket), Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1978, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, over 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the dustjacket: Hannes Bok (1914-1964) is one of a handful of fantasy illustrators from the pulp magazine era to withstand the test of time. Along...

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Behold!!! The Protong
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Stanislav Szukalski, Szukalski, Stanislav, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Last Gasp, San Francisco, 2019, 4th edition, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Stanislav Szukalski (1893-1987) was a Polish-born sculptor, writer, graphic artist, and heretic. Highly regarded in both the US and...

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Berni Wrightson: A Look Back
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Christopher Zavisa, Berni Wrightson, Zavisa, Christopher, Wrightson, Berni, Very Good (a well worn but generally sound copy, corners rubbed, moderate cover wear, light bump to the bottom of the spine, round sticker shadow on upper corner of inside cover), Novato, CA/Lancaster, PA, Underwood-Miller, 1991, 1st thus, 0887331289, 12 inches, 8.8 inches, 360 pages, 100 color and 300 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

This excellent career retrospective covers Wrightson's work thoroughly, concluding with his illustration of Frankenstein. Chapters on: Early Works; DC...

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Christopher Zavisa, Berni Wrightson, Zavisa, Christopher, Wrightson, Berni, #247 of 300 hardcover copies signed on an extra-illustrated plate by Wrightson, Harlan Ellison (introduction), & Zavisa, clothbound in a matching cloth-covered, velvet-lined clamshell box, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in a Near Fine clamshell box (some small light brown stains on the grey cloth exterior of the box), Underwood-Miller, Novato, CA/Lancaster, PA, 1991, 1st Underwood-Miller printing, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 360 pages, 100 color and 300 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

#247 of 300 hardcover copies signed on an extra-illustrated plate by Wrightson, Harlan Ellison (introduction), & Zavisa, clothbound in a matching...

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Bettie Page, Queen of Hearts
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Jim Silke, et al, Silke, et al, Jim, Near Fine (moderate wear, light wear to the edges, very flat, tight, clean), Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 1995, 1569711240, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

"An Illustrated Review of the Fabulous World of 1950s Glamour Art and the Paper Girl Who Sat on its Throne." From the publisher: Bettie Page sent the...

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Brian Froud's World of Faerie
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Brian Froud, Froud, Brian, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Rafael, Insight, 2007, 1st, 9781933784137, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 168 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

There are also three little booklets within the book and in an envelope is a poster of a poem by Neil Gaiman . Out of print. From the publisher:...

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Richard Slocombe, Slocombe, Richard, Very Fine, Imperial War Museums, London, 2014, 1st, 8.7 inches, 7.2 inches, vi, 90 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: British Posters of the Second World War presents one hundred posters from this important period in world history. Some proclaimed in...

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Dave Stevens, Stevens, Dave, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Underwood, Nevada City, 2008, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 288 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A beautiful copy of this career retrospective. It is sold-out in all editions and long out-of-print. From the publisher: Brush with Passion charts...

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Dave Stevens, Stevens, Dave, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket edges), Underwood, Nevada City, 2008, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 288 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Stevens' career retrospective. It is sold-out in all editions and long out-of-print. From the publisher: Brush with Passion charts the career of...

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Dave Stevens, Stevens, Dave, Limited to 2000 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Fine slipcase, Nevada City, Underwood, 2008, 1st, 9781599290317, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 304 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This Diamond Exclusive Collector's Edition has 16 extra pages of art (28 images) and a slipcase and was limited to 2000 copies. It quickly sold out. Brush...

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