Pin-up Art

 
Bill Presing, Presing, Bill, Very Fine, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2016, 1st, 9781452145372, 1452145377, 7 inches, 4 3/4 inches, 6 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, English

A collection of temporary tattoos based on strong women such as astronauts, athletes, pilots and more. Bill Presing is a story artist at Pixar and also...

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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Image, Berkeley, 2006, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, black & white, hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. A collection of illustrations, covers, pin-ups, drawings & sketches. Selected from SKETCHES & SCRIBBLES, BOOK ONE, and SKETCHES &...

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Shunya Yamashita, Yamashita, Shunya, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Japan, 2008, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.4 inches, 128 pages, color, softcover, wraps, Japanese

Yamashita is a video game character designer & illustrator in the mold of Hyung-tze Kim and Hakua Ugetsu but Yamashita's art is softer and cuter. He is...

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Vaughn Bode's Erotica, No. 1
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Fine, Vaughn Bode, Bode, Vaughn, Last Gasp, 1983, 1st, 0867193166, Softcover, wraps, English

The first volume reprinting Vaughn Bode's color strips and pin-ups from Cavalier Magazine. Color strips and pin-ups from Cavalier Magazine April 1970 -...

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Vargas - Paperback
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Alberto Vargas, Reid Austin, Alberto Vargas, Vargas, Reid Austin, Alberto, Vargas, Alberto, Fine (bright, tight and unread), New York, Harmony, 1984, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 128 pages, 200 illustrations, over 60 in color, Softcover, wraps, English

A comprehensive retrospective of the artist's career and a complete biography of the artist. Vargas himself contributes a step-by-step description of his...

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Vargas
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Alberto Vargas, Reid Austin, Alberto Vargas, Vargas, Reid Austin, Alberto, Vargas, Alberto, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket), Harmony, New York, 1978, 4th, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 128 pages, 200 illustrations, over 60 in color, hardcover, cloth, English

The first comprehensive retrospective of the artist's career and a complete biography of the artist. Vargas himself contributes a step-by-step description...

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Alberto Vargas, Vargas, Alberto, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Alfred van der Marck, New York, 1987, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 176 pages, over 250 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This Catalogue Raisonne reproduces every Esquire Varga girl ever printed: the gatefolds, the calendars, the military edition covers, and every piece of...

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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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Thierry Martin
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Thierry Martin, Martin, Thierry, Fine, Libourne, Editions Charrette, 2011, 1st, 978-2-915478-14-3, 6.3 inches, 4.75 inches, 64 pages, 2 color and 59 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, French

A scarce out-of-print collection of ink cartoons of girls, nudes, and couples coupling by the French bd creator, illustrator, and storyboard artist Thierry...

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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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The Vesha Valentine Story: A Pin-Up Story Book
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Des Taylor, Taylor, Des, Very Fine, Slave Labor Graphics, San Jose, 2011, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.5 inches, 88 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A picture biography of a fictional pin-up girl. A character created by British designer Des Taylor for an advertising campaign. Filled with excellent...

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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 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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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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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 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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Olivier Vatine, Vatine, Olivier, One of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Paris, Comix Buro, 1st, 16 inches, 12 inches, color

La Pin up et le poulpe (The Pin-Up and the Octopus).

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The Nude
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Fritz Willis, Willis, Fritz, Fine (very flat, tight, bright), Walter T. Foster, Tustin, CA, 1955, Later, 13.75 inches, 10.25 inches, 32 pages, 16 pages in full-color and 16 pages in two-color, softcover, color wraps, English

The popular pin-up artist presents a profusely illustrated introduction to drawing and painting the nude. One of four art instruction books written by...

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The Mousetrap
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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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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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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 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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Irving Klaw, Klaw, Irving, Very Good+ (wear to covers and spine), Harmony Communications, North Hollywood, 1978, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, over 200 black & white photos, Softcover, wraps, English

The fourth retrospective volume of Irving Klaw photos 1947-1963. Includes over 200 commercial bondage photographs that were produced and sold through...

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