Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
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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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), #53 of 100 copies signed by the artist, Near Fine (the grey leather spine is slightly sunned otherwise Fine) in Near Fine slipcase (, Atelier Vertical, Brussels, 1988, 1st, 5 inches, 4 inches, 160 pages, 64 illustrations, hardcover, grey leather, French

Moebius' sketchbook drawings published full size (1:1) in a small sketchbook format. This book has 64 images reproduced in purple ink on a printed...

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Deadman #8 Cover Painting
  $2,500.00
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Signed and dated '06 by the artist, Fine, Watkiss, John, John Watkiss, 2006

Acrylic on canvas board. 18.25 x 12.25 inches. Matted and framed to an overall size of 26 x 20.50 inches. Published as the cover to Deadman #8 (2006 series)...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), #839 of 999 copies signed by the artist, Nine Fine-Very Fine volumes and one Near Fine volume (very light wear) in a Very Good+ slipcase (mild shelfwear, silver paper on the back of slipcase has started curling and peeling), Humanoides Associes, Paris, 1982, 1st, 6 inches, 8.3 inches, 1280 pages, 1170 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, French

A silver slipcase containing 10 booklets (6 x 8.25 inches, 128 pages each, softcover) reproducing the entirety of the 1170 storyboards drawn by Moebius for...

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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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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Inscribed by the artist with a simple drawing of a star, Fine, Xerox, Paris, 2000, 1st, 8.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, 61 color illustrations, mostly full-page, softcover, wraps, French

An original book created by Moebius for Xerox to showcase the quality of their latest color printer. Printed and bound on a Xerox DocuColor 100. Published...

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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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Eyvind Earle, Earle, Eyvind, One of 400 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Fine slipcase in Very Good cardboard box (spotted, yellowed), Eyvind Earle Publishing, Monterey, 1991, 1st, 13 inches, 10.4 inches, 360 pages, over 160 color plates, hardcover, cloth, English

A catalogue raisonne of the artist's 360 lithographs and limited editions from 1974 through 1990, accompanied by his writings and poetry from 1940 to 1990....

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Robert Crumb, Crumb, Robert, Limited to 500 serial numbered copies signed by the gallery owner-publisher Alexander Acevedo, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (book is slightly bowed, cloth at spine ends slightly pushed inward, small white paint mark on back cover, three corners very slightly pushed, small stain to fore edge, interior very solid and clean), Alexander Gallery, New York, 1993, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 360 pages, black & white with 9 pages in color, hardcover, decorative cloth with an onlaid plate, English

This is a thick (360 page!) hardcover catalog for an extensive, wide-ranging exhibition of rare Crumb original art at the Alexander Gallery in New York...

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Robert Peak, Peak, Robert, Inscribed by the artis, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Tokyo Designers Gakuin College, Tokyo, 1986, 1st, 12 inches, 8.8 inches, 186 pages, over 400 color illustrations, hardcover, decorative cloth with an onlaid color plate

Inscribed by the artist: "For Angelo, Warmest regards, R. Peak" A thorough retrospective art book on American illustrator Robert Peak. With over 400...

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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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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Near Fine (light bump to the tail of the spine, only very light rubbing along spine and to corners, very sharp, no thumbdents, very flat, tight, clean), New York, Peacock Press/Bantam, 1985, 1st, 0553341758, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Inscribed on the last page: "Best Wishes to David-- / And thanks for your / help -- / Frank Frazetta" The single prior owner of this copy was...


Michael Tierney, Tierney, Michael, Very Fine, issued without dustjackets, in Very Fine slipcase, Chenault & Gray Publishing, Little Rock, AR, 2018, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 1224 pages, 5000 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather, English

This is the Leatherbound Collector's Edition. About 150 were made for the Kickstarter backers, plus a small overrun; it is now completely sold out...

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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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Doug Sneyd, Sneyd, Doug, #88 of 500 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Fine slipcase, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2011, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 248 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This signed & numbered slipcased edition was limited to just 100 copies and sold out prior to publication! This copy is new and unread. "The...

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The New City - Hardcover 1st
  $500.00
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Lebbeus Woods, Woods, Lebbeus, Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Simon & Schuster, 1992, 1st, 0671781170, 15.25 inches, 11.25 inches, xii, 84 pages, 28 color and over 70 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

The late visionary architect and illustrator Lebbeus Woods' oversize art book. The author of several books on architecture, this is his best book from an...

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Quatre-Vingt Huit
  $495.00
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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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Sanjulian, Sanjulian, With an illustrated bookplate signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Big Wow Art Books, Lafayette, CA, 2019, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.25 inches, 312 pages, 330 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. Includes an illustrated bookplate signed by the artist. A new art book featuring 312 pages of the art of Manuel Perez Clemente, aka...

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Andrew Loomis, VG+/VG- (spine ends slightly frayed, upper corners mildly bumped, lower corners rubbed with boards peeking, otherwise very sound, tight, bright pages, dustjacket quite worn), Loomis, Andrew, Viking, 1961, 1st, cloth spine

Loomis' final and scarcest title . Contents: Unity, Simplicity, Design, Proportion, Color, Rhythm, Form, Texture, Values, Beauty of Subject, Technique. Two...

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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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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine in Very Good+ box, Torino, Italy, Lo Scarabeo, 2000, 4.75 inches, 2.6 inches, color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A 78 card deck (in English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, and Dutch) and 14-page instruction booklet in English. 22 Major Arcana and 56 Minor Arcana...

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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, #463 of 950 numbered copies signed by Joe Maddalena, President of Profiles in History, Small lump under the front cover otherwise Very Fine without dust jacket, as issued, Profiles in History, Calabasa, CA, 2015, 1st, 15 inches, 10.75 inches, 200 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A manufacturing error has left a small lump under the paper covering over the hardcover board of this otherwise pristine new, unread copy. Thus a Near Mint...

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Barry Windsor-Smith, Windsor-Smith, Barry, Limited to 750 copies signed by the artist on an extra illustrated limitation page, Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (moderate wear to the dustjacket), Fantagraphics, Seattle, 1999, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.8 inches, 176 pages, 66 color and 60 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The scarce signed limited edition of BWS' art book featuring a tipped-in vellum limitation page illustrated with a beautiful pen & ink drawing of a...

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The Art of Bob Peak
  $400.00
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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's box, Tom Peak, Bob Peak, Peak, Tom, Peak, Bob, 2012, 1st, 12.5 inches, 11 inches, 380 pages, over 600 color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Now out of print , this comprehensive oversized coffee-table book on the art of Robert Peak. 380 pages with over 600 images and illustrations. The book...

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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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Ron Miller, Frederick C. Durant III, Chesley Bonestell, Miller, Frederick C. Durant III, Ron, Bonestell, Chesley, Signed by both authors Ron Miller and Frederick C. Durant III on the title page, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket spine slightly sunned), London, Paper Tiger, 2001, 1st, 1855858843, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 256 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This is the ultimate book on Bonestell--especially when signed by both authors Ron Miller and Frederick C. Durant III on the title page! This was the...

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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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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine, Venice, Edizioni Nuages, 1997, 1st, 8886456611, 10.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, over 100 color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, Italian

A very sharp copy of an excellent out-of-print catalogue for an major exhibition of Moebius art that was held in Milan in 1997-98 (as Visioni di Fine...

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Al Hirschfeld, INSCRIBED & dated 9/1/92 by Hirschfeld on the half-title page, NF/NF (bottom edge shelf rubbed), Hirschfeld, Al, Scribners, 1991, 3rd, cloth

"More than three-quarters of the drawings either have never been published or have not been seen since their initial publication in the newspapers or...

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Successful Drawing
  $300.00
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Andrew Loomis, Fine. A very crisp copy without dustjacket, Loomis, Andrew, Viking, 1951, 1st, cloth

The emphasis in Loomis' fourth book is perspective. However, the final two sections: Drawing the Figure in Costume and A Gallery of Drawings are primarily...

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VF/VF in VF slipcase in publisher's printed cardboard clamshell box, Eyvind Earle, Earle, Eyvind, Eyvind Earle Publishing, 1996, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

Edited & designed by Earle himself, this exquisitely produced volume includes 833 high quality reproductions of Eyvind Earle's fabled Christmas card...

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Daniel Zimmer, Edwin Georgi, Zimmer, Daniel, Georgi, Edwin, One of 100 numbered copies signed by the author, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2017, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 224 pages, nearly 300 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Limited to 100 copies! The Special Edition is presented in a teal cloth slipcase with white stamped lettering, with a bookplate signed and numbered by...

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Art Scott, Robert McGinnis, Scott, Art, McGinnis, Robert, Warmly inscribed by the artist, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Pond, Boston, 2001, 2nd Edition 2002, 9.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 144 pages, over 370 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A complete listing of the 1068 titles and 1432 editions of the paperback cover illustrations of Robert McGinnis. Over 250 paperback covers are reproduced,...

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Arnie & Cathy Fenner, Robert McGinnis, Fenner, Arnie & Cathy, McGinnis, Robert, #297 of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in a Fine slipcase, Grass Valley, CA, Underwood, 2000, 1st, 1887424563, 11.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 128 pages, over 120 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A sharp copy of the deluxe slipcased edition limited to 300 S&N copies. This copy includes a 6x8.5 inch glossy color print on cardstock with an...

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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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H.R. Giger's Necronomicon
  $300.00
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H. R. Giger, Giger, H. R., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Las Vegas, Morpheus, 1991, 11th 2010, 9780962344725, 16.75 inches, 12 inches, 84 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. Necronomicon was the first major published compendium of images by Swiss artist H. R. Giger. H.R. Giger's Necronomicon was given to...

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Peter Ellenshaw, Ellenshaw, Peter, Small ripples to covers otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Camphor Tree Publishers, Santa Clarita, 2003, 1st, 11.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 334 pages, over 900 color and black & white illustrations and photographs, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

A profusely illustrated career retrospective and autobiography of Peter Ellenshaw. His career at Disney is covered extensively with never before seen art...

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Limited to 500 copies, Very Good, issued without dustjacket (front cover is crunched at the top corner and the board has a half-inch tear otherwise Near Fine, other corners sharp, only light wear), Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2019, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 160 pages, over 150 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This 160-page volume limited to 500 copies was only sold as part of the deluxe Corben Coffret (composed of two volumes in a slipcase). There is almost no...

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Color Sketch for a Cover
  $300.00
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Signed by the artist, Very Good+, Kinstler, Everett Raymond, Everett Raymond Kinstler, 9.5 inches, 7 inches, color

The 7 x 9.5 inch color sketch is mounted and framed to an overall size of 13 x 16 inches. The artist has written a note to the buyer on the back: For...

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Fusion
  $300.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (mild rubbing to the top of the spine with white board peeking thru, occasional mild rubbing to the covers, corners sharp, interior very sound), New York, Epic, 1995, 1st, 0785101551, 11.9 inches, 9.5 inches, 128 pages, over 200 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An exceptional Moebius art book. Filled with over 200 color works made by Moebius between 1985 to 1995: posters, production designs, covers and...

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Jazz Graphics: David Stone Martin
  $300.00
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Manek Daver, David Stone Martin, Daver, Manek, Martin, David Stone, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (very slight shelfwear, very flat, tight, clean), Graphic-sha Publishing, Tokyo, 1991, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 160 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps

The only book on this illustrator and record album cover artist. All the text is in both English and Japanese. A very sharp copy of a hard to find...

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Near Fine to Fine plates (white flap of the first plate is stained tan) in a Very Good+ folder (moderate wear to the folder edges), United States Steel, Pittsburgh, 1969, 1st, 11.25 inches, 23 inches, color, English

A huge color portfolio created by United States Steel Corporation to promote their brand to the industry. As such, it was printed & distributed in...

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Alberto Becattini, Becattini, Alberto, Fine-Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Glittering Images, Florence, 1994, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 168 pages, over 450 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Book One covers sexy pulp & girlie magazines: Margaret Brundige , Enoch Bolles , Peter Driben ; and Brown & Bigelow : Moran , Elvgren ,...

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Sentinel II
  $295.00
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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...

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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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Ioan Szasz, Eyvind Earle, Szasz, Ioan, Earle, Eyvind, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (upper tips bumped otherwise Very Fine, New and Unread), San Francisco, Walt Disney Family Foundation Press, 2017, 2nd, 978-1681882710, 10 inches, 12.5 inches, 176 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: This lavish art book showcases an unprecedented collection of artworks spanning Earle's entire life as an artist -...

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The Studio
  $275.00
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Jeffrey Jones, Michael Kaluta, Barry Windsor-Smith, Berni Wrightson, Jones, Michael Kaluta, Barry Windsor-Smith, Berni Wrightson, Jeffrey, Near Fine (corners very lightly bent, light shelfwear, mild dent to the fore-edge of the front cover and diminishing over the first few pages, no thumbdents, spine unbroken, covers and pages generally flat and clean), Dragon's Dream, Holland, 1979, 1st, 12 inches, 12 inches, 160 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

This is the famous and scarce monograph on the four artists who shared a studio space in New York and became known collectively as "The Studio": Jeffrey...

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Manuel Dominguez-Navarro, Enric, Dominguez-Navarro, Manuel, Enric, One of 195 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, FPG, Pittsburgh, 2021, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the signed and numbered edition, featuring a special variant cover, and strictly limited to 195 copies.  From the publisher: This is the...

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