Pin-up Art

 
Reid Stewart Austin, George Petty, Austin, Reid Stewart, Petty, George, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, 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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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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Reid Stewart Austin, George Petty, Austin, Reid Stewart, Petty, George, The Deluxe Edition with an extra gatefold pin-up not in the trade edition, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Gramercy, New York, 1997, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 192 pages, 152 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, cloth spine, English

This is the Deluxe Edition with an extra gatefold pin-up not in the trade edition. The only monograph on this popular pin-up artist (1894-1975) who...

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Alberto Becattini, Bob Lubbers, Becattini, Alberto, Lubbers, Bob, Fine (unread, tight, and clean), Glamour International Associated, Firenze, 2001, 1st, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English, Italian


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Lady: Lisa Lyon - Inscribed 1st
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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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The Glamor Girls of Don Flowers
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Alex Chun, Don Flowers, Chun, Alex, Flowers, Don, Near Fine (mild cover wear, mild rubbing to lower front corner, spine sound, interior clean), Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2005, 1st, 9781560977131, 7.75 inches, 5.75 inches, 296 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

When the life of Don Flowers was cut short in 1968 by the ill effects of emphysema, he left behind a career in newspaper cartooning that spanned more than...

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The Glamour Girls of Bill Ward
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Alex Chun, Bill Ward, Chun, Alex, Ward, Bill, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to the edges of the vellum dustjacket), Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2003, 1st, 9781560975311, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 176 pages, over 100 black & white illustrations, with 72 pages in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print in hardcover. Over 100 black & white illustrations, with 72 pages in color. The majority of the images in this volume were drawn between...

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The Glamour Girls of Bill Ward
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Alex Chun, Bill Ward, Chun, Alex, Ward, Bill, Near Fine (light one-inch crease to the front cover, otherwise Fine), Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2007, 1st paperback, 9781560978466, 12 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, over 100 black & white illustrations, with 72 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, English

The paperback edition of this gorgeous monograph on Bill Ward. The majority of the images in this volume were drawn between 1956 and 1963 when Ward was...

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The Pin-Up Art of Bill Wenzel
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Alex Chun, Bill Wenzel, Chun, Alex, Wenzel, Bill, Fine, Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2005, 1st, 7.75 inches, 5.75 inches, 200 pages, black & white with color highlights, softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. One of the most prolific pin-up artists of the 20th Century finally gets his due. No other pin-up cartoon artist over a 30-year period...

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Alex Chun, Dan DeCarlo, Chun, Alex, DeCarlo, Dan, Very Fine, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2007, 1st, 9781560978794, 7.75 inches, 5.75 inches, 216 pages, over 200 two-color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: For more than 40 years, Dan DeCarlo was best known for his definitive rendition of Archie Comics' Betty and Veronica, two of comics'...

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

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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Janet Dobson, Michael Wooldridge, Rolf Armstrong, Dobson, Michael Wooldridge, Janet, Armstrong, Rolf, Fine, Watson-Guptill, New York, 2001, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 256 pages, 225 color and 75 black & white illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

The only monograph on Rolf Armstrong, a sought after magazine cover artist and calendar artist from the teens to the fifties. 225 color and 75 black &...

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The Playboy Book: Forty Years
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Gretchen Edgren, Edgren, Gretchen, Fine in Fine dustjacket, General Publishing, Santa Monica, 1994, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.4 inches, 368 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth, English

This fortieth anniversary retrospective, published in 1994, contains a history of a magazine, its most memorable articles, and more than a thousand...

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Allan Gross, Frank Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley, Gross, Allan, Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley, Frank, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Baltimore, Insight Studios Group, 2001, 1st, 188931711X, 9.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 112 pages, over 200 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, cloth, English

A retrospective and detailed discussion of the careers of three artists:Frank Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley .From the publisher: See eye-popping...

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Allan Gross, Frank Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley, Gross, Allan, Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley, Frank, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket lightly rubbed), Baltimore, Insight Studios Group, 2001, 1st, 188931711X, 9.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 112 pages, over 200 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, cloth, English

A retrospective and detailed discussion of the careers of three artists:Frank Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley. From the publisher: See eye-popping...

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The Art of Pin-Up - Boxed Edition
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Dian Hanson, Sarahjane Blum, Louis Meisel, Hanson, Sarahjane Blum, Louis Meisel, Dian, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in a Near Fine carrying box, Cologne, Taschen, 2014, 1st, 978-3836535700, 19.5 inches, 13.5 inches, 546 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Armstrong, Bolles, Elvgren, Frahm, Medcalf, Moran, Mozert, Petty, and Vargas. The Art of Pin-Up is one of Taschen's XL series of super oversize volumes...

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Jeffrey & George Pratt Jones, Jeffrey Jones, Jones, Jeffrey & George Pratt, Jones, Jeffrey, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to the dustjacket), Vanguard, Lebanon, NJ, 2000, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, iv, 124 pages, 2 color and about 216 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leatherette, English

This copy is not signed but has the 16-page bonus portfolio of illustrations of the special hardcover edition. Over 200 drawings and sketches, mostly...

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Very fine in very fine dust jacket, in original shrinkwrap, Karen Essex and James L. Swanson, Karen Essex and James L. Swanson, General Publishing Group, 1996, 1st, 11 inches, 9.5 inches, 288 pages, over 500 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

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Eric Kroll, Bill Ward, Kroll, Eric, Ward, Bill, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine belly band, Koln, Taschen, 2006, 13.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

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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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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Oh, Wicked Wanda!
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Frederic Mulally, Ron Embleton, Mulally, Frederic, Embleton, Ron, Very Good+ (mild cover wear, edges lightly rubbed, pages flat & bright, binding tight), Penthouse, New York, 1975, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 224 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

Penthouse's answer to Little Annie Fanny. Written by Frederic Mullally and stunningly illustrated by Ron Embleton. This serial was featured in Penthouse...

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Eric Nolen-Weathington, Frank Cho, Nolen-Weathington, Eric, Cho, Frank, Near Fine (mild thumbdents to the back cover otherwise Very Fine, sharp corners and edges, bright, glossy), Raleigh, NC, TwoMorrows, 2007, 1st, 9781893905849, 1893905845, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 120 pages, over 150 black & white illustrations and 8 pages in color, softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. A book-length interview with over 150 black & white illustrations. From the publisher: Monkeys! Dinosaurs! Beautiful women!...

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Stefano Piselli, Riccardo Morrocchi, Franco Saudelli, Piselli, Riccardo Morrocchi, Stefano, Saudelli, Franco, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Florence, Glittering Images, 1998, 1st, 9788882750008, 8882750000, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 126 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A big beautiful hardcover monograph on the Italian comic book artist. The focus here is on his bondage and foot fetish illustrations. Contents:...

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Varga
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Tom Robotham, Alberto Vargas, Robotham, Tom, Vargas, Alberto, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to topedge of dustjacket), North Dighton, MA, World Publications Group, 2004, 13 inches, 9.75 inches, 128 pages, over 90 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An 18-page well-illustrated biography of the artist and 90 color plates of Esquire Varga girls in a large format.

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