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 - Softcover
  $40.00
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Joe Chiodo, Chiodo, Joe, Near Fine (mild rubbing to the corners, otherwise Fine), Neshannock, PA, Hermes Press, 2003, 1st, 9780971031180, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, over 90 color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Presenting many never-before-published new painting and pin-ups, plus noteworthy Vampirella paintings, this book showcases renowned...

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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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Michael Kaluta, Kaluta, Michael, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light blunt bump to the topedge corner, only light wear), New York, NBM, 2001, 1st, 1561632767, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, 125 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, 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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Wildlife Artists at Work
  $25.00
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Patricia Van Gelder, Van Gelder, Patricia, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (lower corners bumped, light dustjacket wear), Watson-Guptill, New York, 1982, 2nd, 12.4 inches, 9.25 inches, 176 pages, 112 color plates, 100 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Profiles 10 top wildlife artists: Robert Bateman, Ken Carlson, Guy Coheleach, Richard Ellis, Albert Gilbert, Fred Machetanz, Stanley Meltzoff, Roger Tory...

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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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S. J. Perelman, Al Hirschfeld, Perelman, S. J., Hirschfeld, Al, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (lightly rubbed spine ends and corners, binding tight, covers and pages clea, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1948, 5th, 8.8 inches, 6.75 inches, 159 pages, 43 two-color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An account of humorist-playwright S. J. Perelman and artist-caricaturist Al Hirschfeld's real-life round-the-world cruise following a Broadway flop. The...

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S. J. Perelman, Al Hirschfeld, Perelman, S. J., Hirschfeld, Al, Near Fine in Very Good+ price-clipped dustjacket (spine ends and corners sharp, binding tight, covers and pages clea, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1948, 2nd, 8.8 inches, 6.75 inches, 159 pages, 43 two-color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An account of humorist-playwright Perelman and artist-caricaturist Hirschfeld's real-life round-the-world cruise following a Broadway flop. The author...

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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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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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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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Arthur Suydam, Suydam, Arthur, Limited to 1000 hardcover copies signed by Suydam, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (minor rubbing to back), New York, Dark Horse, 1995, 1st, 1569710430, 12.25 inches, 12.325 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Limited to 1000 hardcover copies signed by Suydam. A large format retrospective from the midpoint of Suydam's career before he disappeared for almost a...

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Frederick I. Ordway III, Ordway III, Frederick I., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Four Walls Eight Windows, 2001, 1st, 9781568581811, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 178 pages, 120 color and 60 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: This full-color book assembles a fabulous collection of images of astronautics and rocketry. The pictures, both...

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Vision: Birney Lettick
  $95.00
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Birney Lettick, Lettick, Birney, Near Fine (very light wear to the corners, light rubbing to the glossy covers, otherwise Fine), Tokyo Designers Gakuin College, Tokyo, 1987, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 138 pages, over 230 color illustrations, softcover, wraps

Birney Lettick (1919-1986) was a movie poster illustrator and magazine cover artist for the Time magazine, Collier's, Reader's Digest, National Lampoon,...

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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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Virgin Cay - Signed 1st
  $45.00
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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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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, Finlay, Virgil, Near Fine (light cover wear, very flat, tight), Novato, CA, Underwood-Miller, 1993, 1st, 9780887331725, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, viii, 136 pages, 140 black and white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

140 pen & ink illustrations by the master of fantasy and sci-fi illustration. 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

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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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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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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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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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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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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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2015, 1st, 978-2-35283-291-1, 12 inches, 9.2 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

An incredible collection of "sketches, drawings and etchings" by the master. From the publisher: Sergio Toppi passed away in August 2012, we wanted to...

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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
  $100.00
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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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