Pin-up Art

 
Very Good+ (top of the spine bumped, upper corners lightly bumped, corners lightly rubbed, mild wear), Jack Kriendler Memorial Foundation, New York, 1950, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 220 pages, 48 illustrations in color and black & white, many other small illustrations, photographs and period advertisements, hardcover, cloth, English

A high-spirited tribute to the "21" with contributions by 60 writers and 42 artists and cartoonists. Full-page illustrations/cartoons by Constantin Ajajalov...

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Reid Stewart Austin, George Petty, Austin, Reid Stewart, Petty, George, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (mild shelfwear), Gramercy, New York, 1997, 1st, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 192 pages, 152 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, boards, English

The only monograph on this popular pin-up artist (1894-1975) who made significant contributions to Esquire and True magazines and Jantzen Swimwear ads. A...

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Roberto Baldazzini, Baldazzini, Roberto, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Korero, 2017, 1st, 9780993337437, 11 inches, 7.75 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

One of the current generation of clear line From the publisher: Over a prolific 30-year career, acclaimed comic creator, illustrator and artist...

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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, #183 of 400 deluxe copies with a color illustrated limitation page signed by Cho, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear, several light scratches and small dents to the surface of the dustjacket), Baltimore, MD, Insight Studios Group, 2000, 1st, 1889317071, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 96 pages, Numerous black & white and 26 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The "Deluxe Signed Limited" Edition as stated on the embossed gold label on the dustjacket. This long out-of-print first art book on the Liberty Meadows...

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Joseph Michael Linsner, Linsner, Joseph Michael, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Berkeley, Image, 2007, 1st, 978607063360, 12 inches, 9 inches, 112 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

A super collection of over 100 full-page color illustrations & drawings by the comic book artist and creator of Dawn. Dozens of previously unpublished...

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Jim Silke's Sketchbook - Signed
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Signed by the artist, Near Fine (mild crease at the tail of the spine otherwise Fine), Jim Silke, Silke, Jim, 2003, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 32 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Good girl artist Jim Silke mixes up a cocktail of finished pencil drawings, studies, and sketches. This gallery of beautiful women includes character...

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Joseph Michael Linsner, Linsner, Joseph Michael, Very Fine, Image, Orange, CA, 2002, 1st thus, 12 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. A retrospective of Linsner's cover and pin-up art, often featuring his creation Dawn. From the publisher: This much-anticipated...

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Dawn Genesis Edition
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Joseph Michael Linsner, Linsner, Joseph Michael, Near Fine, Wizard Entertainment, Congers, NY, 1999, 1st, 10.125 inches, 6.5 inches, 16 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

This comic-book format gallery was published as a supplement to Wizard magazine #93 to promote Linsner's Dawn mini-series, Dawn: Return of the Goddess." The...

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Meryene Schneider, Earl MacPherson, Schneider, Meryene, MacPherson, Earl, Near Fine (light spotting to the top edge, otherwise Fine), Livonia, MI, Stabur, 1991, 1st, 9780941613200, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, 21 color and 66 black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

Earl MacPherson, the originator of the Artist's Sketchpad style of pin-up calendars, presents his memoirs. A fascinating behind-the-scenes look at...

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Ray Zone, Zone, Ray, Near Fine (light foxing to edges, otherwise Fine, books are flat and tight with 3-D glasses still bound in), The 3-D Zone, Los Angeles, 1989, 1990, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.75 inches, 32, 32 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

3-D King Ray Zone published these collections of long-lost 3-D cheesecake photos of Betty Page. They were shot during the 1950s 3-D boom and forgotten. The...

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Print run of 1000 copies., Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Shane Glines, Glines, Shane, 2018, 1st, 8.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

S Curves Vol. 3 is an entirely new collection of over 400 color sketches, designs and pin-ups by animation designer Shane Glines. Shane is currently...

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Pinup: The Illegitimate Art
  $50.00
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Jim Silke, Silke, Jim, Very Fine, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2004, 1st, 978-1595820051, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, over 100 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Jim's autobiography and treatise on Pin-up art with large color images on every page. Over 100 new illustrations by Silke and classic pin-up artists...

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Eric Kroll, Bill Ward, Kroll, Eric, Ward, Bill, Bump/crease to the top edge of about 50 pages otherwise Very Fine in a Very Fine dustjacket and Very Fine belly band in publisher's shrinkwrap (sharp corners and edges, clean), Taschen, Koln, 2006, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards

This massive tome on Ward includes the most extensive and intimate biography of the artist extant. Out of print. From the publisher: "Ward's women...

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Good Girl Art
  $50.00
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Ron Goulart, Goulart, Ron, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Neshannock, PA, Hermes Press, 2007, 1st, 9781932563870, 12.25 inches, 9.375 inches, 176 pages, over 175 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A survey of good girl art from the 30s through the nineties with original artwork from every decade including such legendary comic artists as Matt Baker,...

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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Baltimore, Insight Studios Group, 2001, 1st revised, 1889317098, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, 26 color and over 100 black & white illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

The out-of-print first art book on the Liberty Meadows creator and cheesecake specialist. With numerous rare images of Tarzan and Princess of Mars,...

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Lady: Lisa Lyon - Inscribed 1st
  $150.00
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Bruce Chatwin, Robert Mapplethorpe, Chatwin, Bruce, Mapplethorpe, Robert, Warmly inscribed by Lisa Lyo, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (some slight yellowing to pages edges, some slight yellowing and wear to dustjacket), New York, Viking Press, 1983, 1st, 0670430137, 11 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, 115 black & white photographs, Hardcover, boards, English

Warmly inscribed by Lisa Lyon on the half-title: "For Kent with Love XX / Lisa Lyon / LA '83" Robert Mapplethorpe's photographic celebration of...

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Bill Morrison, Dan DeCarlo, Morrison, Bill, DeCarlo, Dan, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2006, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 208 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

Long out of print. The first career retrospective of the great Archie comics artist: a fitting tribute to the life and art of one of the world's...

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R. C. Harvey, Harvey, R. C., #88 of 100 numbered copies signed by the artist, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to top edge of dustjacket, 3/4-inch closed tear along spine), Seattle, Aeon, 1996, 1st, 9781883847234, 10.75 inches, 8.375 inches, vi, 138 pages, over 300 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Signed & numbered by the artist on an illustrated bookplate attached to the front endpaper. Only 100 hardcovers were made. Here are over 300 of...

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Dave Stevens, Stevens, Dave, Limited to 1500 deluxe hardbound copies signed by Stevens on a limitation page with a color illustration of a blonde nude, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Kansas City, MO, Ursus, 1991, 1st, 0942681134, 15.25 inches, 11.5 inches, 40 pages, 17 color plates, 2 color and 11 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather, English

Limited to 1500 deluxe hardbound copies signed by Stevens on a limitation page with a color illustration of a blonde nude. This copy is signed by Stevens...

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The Pin-Up Art of Humorama
  $70.00
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Alex Chun, Jacob Covey, Chun, Jacob Covey, Alex, Near Fine (light shelfwear, very flat, tight, clean), Seattle, Fantagraphics Publishing, 2011, 1st, 9781560979593, 7.75 inches, 5.75 inches, 216 pages, two-color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps

From the publisher: During the 1950s, Abe Goodman - brother of Marvel Comics publisher Martin Goodman - was the largest buyer of cartoons in the world....

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Steve Fastner, Rich Larson, Fastner, Rich Larson, Steve, Signed by Rich Larson, Very Fine, Howell, NJ, SQP, 1994, 1st, 9780861660490, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, 2 color and over 100 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Signed and dated 1997 by Rich Larson on the cover. An excellent collection of works by this team of artists. One-page introduction by Jim Steranko....

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Steve Fastner, Rich Larson, Fastner, Rich Larson, Steve, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, SQP, Toms River, 1996, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Signed and dated 1997 by Rich Larson on the cover. Fastner and Larsen's creation in her first comic story. 24 pages of story and 40 pages of sketches and...

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The Pin-Up Art of Dan DeCarlo
  $75.00
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Alex Chun, Dan DeCarlo, Chun, Alex, DeCarlo, Dan, Fine, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2005, 1st, 9781560976196, 7.75 inches, 5.75 inches, 220 pages, two-color panel cartoons, some full-color, softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. DeCarlo is best known as the Archie Comics artist and the man who created every adolescent American boys fantasy, Betty and Veronica....

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Bruce Timm, Timm, Bruce, One of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Near Fine slipcase (light wear to slipcase), Santa Cruz, Flesk, 2011, 1st, 9781933865317, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 304 pages, over 325 illustrations, mostly in color, Hardcover, boards, English

The Signed & Numbered Hardcover Edition of this massive collection of Timm's nudes and good girl art--the only hardcover edition--long out of print....

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