Pin-up Art

 
Alberto Vargas, Vargas, Alberto, Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (mild wear and several small tears to edges of dustjacket), Playboy Press, Chicago, 1972, 1st, 11 inches, 8.3 inches, 128 pages, 116 color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

A scarce collection in softcover, I have only seen one other hardcover copy in my life! This copy was "From the private library of Hugh Hefner's." Attached...

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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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Bruce Timm, Timm, Bruce, Tiny bend to the tip of the corner of the cover, otherwise Very Fine - new and unread, no thumbdents, spine unbroken, clean, tight, bright), Santa Cruz, Flesk, 2011, 1st, 9781933865317, 12 inches, 9 inches, 304 pages, over 325 illustrations, mostly in color, softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. A very sharp copy of this massive collection of Timm's nudes and good girl art. It would be hard to find another copy as nice as this one....

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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. Better known for his...

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Harvey Kurtzman, Will Elder, Kurtzman, Will Elder, Harvey, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (corners and spine ends appear sharp, but upper front corner pushed slightly inward, lower rear corner lightly blunted, gift inscription on the front free endpaper, pages bright, flat, and undente, Playboy Press, Chicago, 1966, 1st, 14 inches, 10.75 inches, 128 pages, color, hardcover, red cloth, English

A sharp copy of the 1966 first edition. It boasts the best reproduction of these 26 painted comic book stories AND in an extra-large format. The largest...

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The Art of Pin-Up - Boxed Edition
  $200.00
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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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#59 of 150 deluxe editions signed by the artist on an extra color plate, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Bill Presing, Presing, Bill, 2008, 1st, 7.25 inches, 6 inches, 192 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

This deluxe edition has a tipped-in signed & numbered color bookplate with an extra illustration of a sexy blonde covered only by her book!...

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Alfonso Azpiri, Azpiri, Alfonso, #97 of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket edges), Heavy Metal, Rockville Center, NY, 2002, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 88 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This deluxe edition has cloth covers and a dustjacket and is signed & numbered with an extra full-page illustration. This stylish Spanish artist is...

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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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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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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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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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Gabriele Pennacchioli, Pennacchioli, Gabriele, One of 100 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine plates in Very Fine portfolio, Les Sculpteurs de Bulles, Cresserons, 2020, 1st, 13 inches, 10.5 inches, color, English

Gabriele Pennacchioli's first portfolio, limited to 100 numbered copies signed by the artist. This beautiful and luxurious collectible gathers 53 of his...

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Oh, Wicked Wanda!
  $175.00
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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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Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (slight rubbing to white dustjacket), New York, DC Comics, 2010, 1st, 9781401227821, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

A very sharp first printing of Adam's out-of-print art book. Reproducing most of Adam's covers from his 20 years (at the time of publication) with DC...

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#114 of 150 deluxe editions signed by the artist on an extra color plate, Very Fine, Bill Presing, Presing, Bill, 2008, 1st, 7.25 inches, 6 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

#114 of 150 deluxe editions signed by the artist on an extra color plate: a sexy blonde covered only by her book! A second collection of pin-up...

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Alberto Vargas, Vargas, Alberto, Inscribed by the artist, Fine, Playboy Enterprises, Chicago, 1963, 1st, 8 inches, 11 inches, color

An autograph from possibly the twentieth century's foremost pin-up artist. A Vargas girl page trimmed from the July 1963 issue of Playboy magazine and...

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Alberto Vargas, Vargas, Alberto, Inscribed by the artist, Fine, Playboy Enterprises, Chicago, 1963, 1st, 8 inches, 11 inches, color

An autograph from possibly the twentieth century's foremost pin-up artist. A Vargas girl page trimmed from the October 1963 issue of Playboy magazine and...

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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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The Mousetrap
  $150.00
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Near Fine (corners slightly rubbed, light thumbdents, otherwise flat, clean), Carl Macek & Associates, Yorba Linda, 1970, 1st, 12 inches, 8.75 inches, 74 pages, color and black & white, softcover, spiralbound with cardstock covers, English

The Mousetrap was published in 1937 by Ward Ritchie in a limited numbered edition of 500 for the Disney Studio. It was an unofficial in-house publication...

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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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Jungle Queens - Signed 1st
  $125.00
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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Signed by the artist, Faint thumbdent to the pages otherwise Very Fine, Brandstudio, Bayside, 2008, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A selection of Frank's jungle-themed art from the last ten years. Includes the Shanna the She-Devil and Jungle Girl covers (sans logos and text); Cavewoman...

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John Willie, Willie, John, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (very light wear), Paris, Futuropolis, 1985, 1st, Metaluna Store, 12 inches, 10 inches, 64 pages, 109 black-and-white photographs, Hardcover, boards, French

This collection of bondage and fetish photographs, all taken by John Willie in his home during the 50s, bring back to life that cultish and mysterious aura...

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