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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NF (printed price cleanly removed from the cover otherwise attractive, Wink, Inc., 1954, 1st, color wraps

"Live Alone and Love It!" A vintage pin-up magazine filled with photos and photo spreads of New York models, strippers, and Burlesque performers in lingerie,...

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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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Vectorama
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Arthur De Pins, De Pins, Arthur, Near Fine (bumped lower cover corner), Toulon, Soleil, 2016, 1st, 978-2-302-04788-4, 13.75 inches, 11.5 inches, 224 pages, over 250 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An exceptional large format retrospective of the work of Arthur de Pins, in advertising, video games, animation, magazine and book illustration, and comic...

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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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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 collection of ink cartoons of girls, nudes, and couples coupling by the French bd creator, illustrator, and storyboard artist Thierry Martin.

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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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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 Playmate Book: Five Decades of Centerfolds
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Gretchen Edgren, Edgren, Gretchen, Fine in Fine dustjacket, General Publishing, Santa Monica, 1996, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 384 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Presents photos of every woman featured as a centerfold in the 50-year history of Playboy Magazine--the photos that were published and some that were not...

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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, 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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The Pin-Up Art of Dan DeCarlo
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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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The Pin-Up Art of Dan DeCarlo
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Alex Chun, Dan DeCarlo, Chun, Alex, DeCarlo, Dan, Very light wear to the upper front corner otherwise Very Fine (unread, tight & clean), 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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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 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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Irving Klaw, Klaw, Irving, Very Good+ (wear to covers), London Enterprises Ltd, Van Nuys, CA, 1983, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, over 150 black & white photos, Softcover, wraps, English

The ninth and final retrospective of the photos of Irving Klaw 1948-1952. Includes over 150 commercial bondage photographs that were produced and sold...

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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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Charles G. Martignette, Louis Meisel, Martignette, Louis Meisel, Charles G., Near Fine in Good dustjacket (spine slanted, red dot on bottome edge, dustjacket worn and torn), Taschen, Koln, Germany, 1996, 9783822884973, 12.7 inches, 9.8 inches, 380 pages, over 900 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A comprehensive study of the genre 1920-1980 with artist biographies and examples. An early printing identified by the full cloth covers. Out of print in...


Alberto Becattini, Becattini, Alberto, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Glittering Images, Firenze, 1994, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 168 pages, over 450 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English French Italian

Book One covers sexy pulp & girlie magazines: Margaret Brundige, Enoch Bolles, Peter Driben; and Brown & Bigelow: Moran, Elvgren, MacPherson,...

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