Pin-up Art

 
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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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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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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Near Fine (light cover wear, sharp corners, tight, clean), New York, Tess Press, 2009, 1st thus, 9781603761413, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 368 pages, over 400 color cartoons, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A reprint of the Playboy: 50 Years The Cartoons (Chronicle, 2004). The biggest collection of Playboy cartoons ever published. Including cartoonists...


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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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 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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Jim Silke, Silke, Jim, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2000, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 128 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. Jim Silke's mini-series collected. Plus: Dave Stevens' three cover illustrations and an introduction--and illustration--by Frank Cho....

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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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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket spine sunned, light wear), Insight Studios Group, Baltimore, 2000, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 96 pages, 26 color and numerous black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This is the first art book devoted to the Liberty Meadows creator and cheesecake specialist long before he began working for Marvel and DC. With numerous...

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R. C. Harvey, Harvey, R. C., Very Good+ (mild wear to the top front corner, and lower rear corner, light wear, flat, tight, clean), Seattle, Aeon, 1996, 1st, 9781883847234, 10.75 inches, 8.375 inches, vi, 138 pages, over 300 black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

Better known for his many articles on subjects of comic strip/comic book history and biographies of Milton Caniff and Gus Arriola, R. C. Harvey's...

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Super Heroines - Signed
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Hubert de Lartigue, de Lartigue, Hubert, Inscribed by the artist to Greg Theakston, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (corners bent inward, head of the spine bumped, three mild dings to the edges, interior Fin, Toulon, Soleil, 1996, 1st, 2877645339, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 103 pages, 46 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, boards, French

Warmly inscribed by de Lartigue to fellow artist and publisher Greg Theakston. This copy also has de Lartigue's address label on the front endpaper with...

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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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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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Paul Renaud, Renaud, Paul, Inscribed and dated 2015 by the artist with a drawing of Red Sonja, Very Good+ without dust jacket, as issued (spine ends lightly bumped, lower corners bent inward, upper corners pushed inward, covers glossy, interior Very Fine), Dark Dragon, Breda, Netherlands, 2015, 1st, 12.4 inches, 9.4 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This Dutch art book is inscribed by the artist with a large drawing of Red Sonja dated 2015--the year of publication. It was mailed by the artist in France...

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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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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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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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James Martin, Martin, James, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2020, 1st, 9791096315697, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 350 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

IN STOCK NOW ! From the publisher: This book features 350 pages of artwork by artist and educator James Martin, who currently teaches in the...

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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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#Hardcover 1
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2019, 1st, 979-10-96315-39-0, 12 inches, 8 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From our friends in France and their blockbuster Kickstarter campaign. From the publisher: The aggressive rejection of any nude artwork (and...

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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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Pin-Up Wings 5
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Romain Hugault, Hugault, Romain, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Geneva, Paquet, 2020, 1st, 9782889325054, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The latest volume of Romain's bestselling pin-up art book series mating planes--vintage and modern--and voluptuous babes. Very silly but stylish fun. All...

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