Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Zodiac Girls Portfolio
  $35.00
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John Watkiss, Very Fine in Very Fine wraparound band, Watkiss, John, 2008, 1st, 6 inches, 4.25 inches, 12 color illustrations

Twelve watercolor drawings of twelve fashionable young women, each depicting one of the astrological signs. Nicely printed, postcard size, on watercolor...

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Zdenek Burian (1905-1981)
  $225.00
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Vladimir Prokop, Zdenek Burian, Prokop, Vladimir, Burian, Zdenek, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Vydala, Gallery, 2005, 1st, 9788086010892, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 264 pages, over 500 color illustrations & photographs, hardcover, pictorial boards, Czech

A full-color monograph on Zdenek Burian (1905-1981). over 500 color illustrations & photographs. Includes a 47-page bibliography/catalog of Buriana:...

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Yank
  $15.00
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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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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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Michael Kaluta, Kaluta, Michael, #62 of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, NBM, 2001, 1st, 1561632767, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, 125 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, boards, English

"At last, a beautiful full color compendium of the best of one of comic art's most beloved and revered artists! Illustrations, covers, sketches, work from...

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Wildlife Artists At Work
  $25.00
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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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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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Whimsical Work of David Weidman
  $125.00
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David Weidman, Weidman, David, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Corte Madera, Gingko, 2008, 1st, 987158423091, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 216 pages, Over 200 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine

David Weidman's name may not be familiar, but his work certainly is. Weidman began his career as an animator in 1950s Los Angeles, painting backgrounds for...

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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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Wendell Minor, Minor, Wendell, Very Fine, Stockridge, MA, Norman Rockwell Museum, 2013, 1st, 9780961527389, 9 inches, 9 inches, 144 pages, over 130 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Published exclusively by Norman Rockwell Museum for the career retrospective exhibition of acclaimed illustrator Wendell Minor....

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Warner Bros Maverick
  $30.00
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Charles I. Coombs, Alex Toth, Coombs, Charles I., Toth, Alex, Very Good+ (spine ends and corners lightly worn, hinges ), Racine, WI, Whitman, 1959, 7.75 inches, 5.5 inches, 285 pages, 21 full-page illustrations, illustrated endpapers, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An above average copy of a fragile book. 21 full-page illustrations and illustrated endpapers by Alex Toth. A Whitman children's book based upon the Warner...

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Wallace Wood's Wayout
  $50.00
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Fine, Wood, Wallace, Wally Wood, Pure Imagination, 2005, 1st

A 160-page collection of Wally Wood's black & white sci-fi illustrations for "Galaxy" and "If" from 1958 to 1960. Four cover paintings are reproduced...

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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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Wallace Tripp's Wurst Seller
  $40.00
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Fine in VG+ 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

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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Visual Concepts - Signed
  $95.00
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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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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), #909 of 1500 numbered copies with an extra illustrated plate signed by Moebius, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (very small bump to the top edge of the spine, purple dyed leather covers are lightly spotted, a few very faint spots on the interior are foxing, otherwise the interior is very clean and sound), Graphitti Designs, Anaheim, CA, 1992, 1st, 11.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 188 pages, over 85 color and over 300 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather with two onlaid color plates, English

The deluxe leatherbound signed & numbered collection of two Moebius art books: Chaos and Metallic Memories. With several images--three color and one...

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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, 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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Virgil Finlay's Strange Science
  $50.00
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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Near Fine (mild crease to back cover, light cover wear, very flat, tight), Novato, CA, Underwood-Miller, 1992, 1st, 9780887331541, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, x, 150 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Two paintings and over 140 pen & ink illustrations. Introductions by Robert Bloch and Harlan Ellison. 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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Virgil Finlay's Phantasms
  $80.00
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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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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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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

From 1953, a limited edition booklet with 15 exquisitely detailed Virgil Finlay pen & ink drawings reproduced at the same size as the originals, printed...

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Virgil Partch, VF, Partch, Virgil, The Answer Is, 1978, 1st, pictorial cloth

Amour and sexual relations in unusual locations or circumstances made into silly risque cartoons by Vip.

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Verve, 1988-2005
  $95.00
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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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Venise Celeste - First Printing
  $225.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (bump to the bottom edge of the front board (cover), very light wear at the spine ends, otherwise very sharp, tight and clean) issued without dustjacket, Aedena, Paris, 1984, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.75 inches, 104 pages, over 175 illustrations, about half in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This was the first art book published by Moebius' own publishing company Aedena. For this book, Moebius collects his work based upon the locations he was...

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Maurice Vellekoop, Vellekoop, Maurice, Fine, Montreal, Drawn & Quarterly, 1997, 1st, 1896597106, 12 inches, 9 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

Maurice Vellekoop is a Canadian artist and regular contributor to Drawn and Quarterly since its beginning. "Vellekoop's style is in the style of the...

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Une Armée Immobile
  $30.00
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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2020, 1st, 9782352835387, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

An amazing book! 137 color photos of Toppi's handmade soldier figures alongside approximately 100 color and black & white Toppi drawings and studies....

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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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Al Hirschfeld, VF, Hirschfeld, Al, 1998, 1st, wraps

One of four collectors' covers by Hirschfeld (A Fond Farewell to Seinfeld). This copy features a Hirschfeld cover painting of Julia Louis-Dreyfus and a...

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Turning Point
  $15.00
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Don Martin, NF (rubber stamp on first page), Lacampagne, Robert J., Martin, Don, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1970, wraps, English

In this school anthology, Don Martin illustrates a fable "The Blind Man and the Tortoise" with 11 full-page drawings.

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Tunnicliffe's Birdlife
  $70.00
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C. F. Tunnicliffe, Fine/NF (dust jacket slightly sunned), Cusa, Noel, Tunnicliffe, C. F., Clive Holloway, 1985, 1st, cloth

A collection of this British illustrator's watercolors of his homeland's native birds.

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Toppi Gallery: Bestiary
  $25.00
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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Magnetic / Lion Forge, 2022, 1st, 9781951719494, 12 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This collection of artwork from European comics master Sergio Toppi focuses on illustrations of beasts both real and imaginary presented in Toppi's...

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Alastair Crompton, Frank Hampson, Frank Hampson, Crompton, Frank Hampson, Alastair, Hampson, Frank, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, PS Publishing, London, 2010, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 216 pages, color illustrations, softcover, boards

A full colour illustrated biography of Frank Hampson, with the best of his original artwork finally printed as it was meant to be seen! The book is...

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Tomatoes From Mars
  $30.00
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Mort Drucker, VF/VF, Yorinks, Arthur, Drucker, Mort, HarperCollins, 1999, 1st, paper over boards, English

Drucker’s second children’s picture book is a parody of a 1950s horror flick featuring Albert Einstein as the scientist and Jason Robards as the...

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Tom Wesselmann
  $250.00
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Tom Wesselmann, NF/VG+ (small tear to clear acetate dust jacket at one corner), Stealingworth, Slim, Wesselmann, Tom, Abbeville, 1980, 1st, cloth with an onlaid color plate

"Tom Wesselmann (1931-) was one of the most prominent Pop artists of the 1960s. "Whilst in the army he began drawing cartoons and afterward studied art...

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Dan Zimmer, Tom Lovell, Zimmer, Dan, Lovell, Tom, Limited to 900 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase publisher's shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2016, 2nd, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 270 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Tom Lovell - Illustrator hardcover book, second edition. Presented in a green slipcase with white printing. Limited to only 100 copies. Illustrator...

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Tom Lovell: Illustrator
  $125.00
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Dan Zimmer, Tom Lovell, Zimmer, Dan, Lovell, Tom, Limited to 900 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2016, 2nd, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 270 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first printing of this book sold out in record time. This second printing is limited to 900 copies. This new printing is now out of print!...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to 1500 copies, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Los Angeles, GDC Entertainment Ltd., 2002, 1st, 9628660314, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 115 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A lavish glossy full-color book on THRU THE MOEBIUS STRIP; the independently produced, computer animated film based upon an original story and designs by...

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Three-Dimensional Drawing
  $225.00
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Andrew Loomis, VG+/VG price-clipped dustjacket (corners lightly worn, 4 pages have had the upper corner folded over, some pages are wrinkled at the top edge from being paperclipped, dustjacket is edgeworn with small tears). Overall an attractive copy, Loomis, Andrew, Viking, 1958, 1st, cloth

The revised edition of "Successful Drawing." "Mr. Loomis has added sixteen pages of new technical material on perspective, replacing a purely pictorial...

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Three-Dimensional Drawing
  $225.00
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Andrew Loomis, VG+/VG (one corner lightly rubbed, other corners sharp, book is flat, tight, clean, dustjacket is edgeworn with small tears). Overall an attractive copy, Loomis, Andrew, Viking, 1958, 1st, cloth

The revised edition of "Successful Drawing." "Mr. Loomis has added sixteen pages of new technical material on perspective, replacing a purely pictorial...

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This is Venice
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Miroslav Sasek, Sasek, Miroslav, Very Fine/Very Fine, New York, Universe, 2005, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards with dust jacket, English

A modern reprinting of the classic travelogue children's book series which has influenced numerous animation designers. The color is muted and not as...

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This is San Francisco
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Miroslav Sasek, Sasek, Miroslav, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Universe, New York, 2003, 9780789309624, 12.6 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A modern facsimile reprinting of the classic 1960s travelogue children's book series which has influenced numerous animation designers. This edition...

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This is New York
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Miroslav Sasek, Sasek, Miroslav, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Universe, New York, 2003, 9780789308849, 12.6 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A modern facsimile reprinting of the classic 1960s travelogue children's book series which has influenced numerous animation designers. This edition...

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This is London
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Miroslav Sasek, Sasek, Miroslav, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Universe, New York, 2005, 9780789310620, 12.6 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A modern facsimile reprinting of the classic 1960s travelogue children's book series which has influenced numerous animation designers. This edition...

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This is Hong Kong
  $18.00
Miroslav Sasek, Sasek, Miroslav, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Universe, New York, 2006, 9780789315601, 12.6 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A modern facsimile reprinting of the classic 1960s travelogue children's book series which has influenced numerous animation designers. This edition...


This is Australia
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Miroslav Sasek, Sasek, Miroslav, Very Fine/Very Fine, New York, Universe, 2009, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards with dust jacket, English

From miroslavsasek.com: The seventeenth book is the series has Sasek visiting a land down under. It is characteristic of the later books in the series...

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Thelwell's Book Of Leisure
  $20.00
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Norman Thelwell, VG+/VG+ (upper corners lightly bumped, previous owner's name on front free end paper), Thelwell, Norman, Dutton, 1969, 1st, cloth, English

A collection of Thelwell's Punch cartoons about vacationers and hobbyists.

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