Pin-up Art

 
Reid Stewart Austin, Alberto Vargas, Austin, Reid Stewart, Vargas, Alberto, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, New York, Bulfinch, 2006, 1st, 9781435119857, 13.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 144 pages, 100 color and 16 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A modern retrospective of the artist's career featuring previously unpublished works (and other works never before reprinted since their first appearances...

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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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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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Farid Chenoune, Chenoune, Farid, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (upper corners bumped otherwise Fine, top edge of dustjacket rubbed and frayed), Rizzoli, New York, 1999, 1st, 12 inches, 9.9 inches, 200 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

An illustrated fashion history of French lingerie. From the publisher: In this eye-opening celebration, gorgeous photgraphs from the world of la...

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Alex Chun, Jack Cole, Chun, Alex, Cole, Jack, Near Fine (very light crease to back cover otherwise Fine), Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2010, 1st paperback, 10 inches, 7.25 inches, 104 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. "Cole's goddesses were estrogen souffles who mesmerized the ineffectual saps who lusted after them." - The New Yorker From the...

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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 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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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 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 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 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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Good Girl Art
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Ron Goulart, Goulart, Ron, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Neshannock, PA, Hermes Press, 2007, 1st, 9781932563870, 12.25 inches, 9.375 inches, 176 pages, over 175 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A survey of good girl art from the 30s through the nineties with original artwork from every decade including such legendary comic artists as Matt Baker,...

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Allan Gross, Frank Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley, Gross, Allan, Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley, Frank, Fine/Fine, 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/Near Fine (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, 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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Bettie Page: Queen of Curves
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Petra Mason, Bunny Yeager, Mason, Petra, Yeager, Bunny, Very Fine, New York, Rizzoli, 2014, 1st, 978-0789327482, 11.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 256 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Bettie Page photographed by Bunny Yeager.  About This Book A treasure trove of never-before-seen playfully erotic photos of legendary pinup girl...

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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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Gil Elvgren's Private Stock
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Very Fine with a Very Fine belly band, Gil Elvgren, Nourmand (ed.), Tony, Elvgren, Gil, Reel Art Press, 2012, 1st, 9780957261051, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Gil Elvgren’s personal nude slide collection. Color slides purchased by Elvgren and some possibly photographed by the artist himself. A peek into the...

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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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Meryene Schneider, Earl MacPherson, Schneider, Meryene, MacPherson, Earl, Near Fine (light spotting to the top edge, otherwise Fine), Livonia, MI, Stabur, 1991, 1st, 9780941613200, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, 21 color and 66 black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

Earl MacPherson, the originator of the Artist's Sketchpad style of pin-up calendars, presents his memoirs. A fascinating behind-the-scenes look at...

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Very Fine, Bruce Simon, Simon, Bruce, Bruce Simon, 2019, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Perhaps the largest collection of vintage Burlesque advertising ever offered between two scorching covers! Burlesque advertising...

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The Betty Pages Annual
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Greg Theakston, Theakston, Greg, Near Fine (mild thumbdent to the back cover, very light rubbing to the rear corners, very flat, tight, clean), Pure Imagination, New York, 1991, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 168 pages, 17 color and over 200 black & white photos, softcover, wraps, English

A full-size squarebound slick paper companion to the digest sized Betty Pages magazine. This annual features: Introductions from Greg Theakston and Harlan...

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The Betty Pages Annual, Book 2
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Greg Theakston, Bettie Page, Theakston, Greg, Page, Bettie, Very Fine, Pure Imagination, New York, 1993, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, 14 color and over 200 black & white photos, softcover, wraps, English

A 68-page interview with Betty. A 36-page interview with Betty's first husband. 14 color and over 200 black & white photos.

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The Betty Pages Annual, Book 2
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Greg Theakston, Bettie Page, Theakston, Greg, Page, Bettie, Near Fine (thumbdents to the back cover, very flat, clean), Pure Imagination, New York, 1993, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, 14 color and over 200 black & white photos, softcover, wraps, English

A full-size squarebound slick paper companion to the digest sized Betty Pages magazine. This annual features: A 68-page interview with Betty. A 36-page...

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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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Daniel Zimmer, Haddon Sundblom, Zimmer, Daniel, Sundblom, Haddon, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2018, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. Signed and numbered by the author on an insert book plate, presented in a red slipcase, and limited to 100 copies. From the...

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The Betty Page 3-D Picture Book
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Ray Zone, Zone, Ray, Near Fine (mild spine creases), Los Angeles, The 3-D Zone, 1989, 1st, 0925300012, 10.25 inches, 7.75 inches, 32 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

3-D King Ray Zone published this collection of long-lost 3-D cheesecake photos of Betty Page. They were shot during the 1950s 3-D boom and forgotten. Get an...

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Ray Zone, Zone, Ray, Near Fine (light foxing to edges, otherwise Fine, books are flat and tight with 3-D glasses still bound in), The 3-D Zone, Los Angeles, 1989, 1990, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.75 inches, 32, 32 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

3-D King Ray Zone published these collections of long-lost 3-D cheesecake photos of Betty Page. They were shot during the 1950s 3-D boom and forgotten. The...

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B. Kliban, Kliban, B., Near Fine, Chicago, Playboy, 1960s-1980s, 11 inches, 8 inches, color illustrations, English

A collection of over 100 different full-page color cartoons by B. Kliban from Playboy magazine, dating from the 1960s to 1985. These are full magazine pages...

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1998 Pin-Up Calendar
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Very Fine, Christine Karas, Karas, Christine, Girlieworld, 1997, 1st, 28 pages, 16 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Paintings by Karas.

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1998 Pin-Up Calendar
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Very Fine, Christine Karas, Karas, Christine, Girlieworld, 1997, 1st, 28 pages, 16 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Paintings by Karas.

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Gil Elvgren, Elvgren, Gil, Very Fine in Very Fine box in open original cellophane wrap, St. Louis, MO, Stancraft Products (Brown & Bigelow), nd (circa 1960s), 3.5 inches, 2.5 inches, color, English

"This is your private collection of beautiful girls from the master hand of Gil Elvgren." A vintage set of full-color plastic coated playing cards...

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A Nostalgic Look at Bettie Page
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Fine, Eros Publishing, Wilmington, 1976, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 60 pages, over 250 photographs, Softcover, color wraps, English

This 1976 one shot, featuring over 250 photographs, predates the first appearance of Dave Stevens' Rocketeer in 1982 which would introduce Bettie Page to a...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Andrew Tarusov, Tarusov, Andrew, 2016, 1st, 16.5 inches, 11.75 inches, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

Andrew Tarusov is a Russian pin-up and animation artist now living in Los Angeles. His pin-ups have been appeared in Maxim, Rolling Stone, Cosmopolitan and...

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Art of Chiodo
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Joe Chiodo, Chiodo, Joe, Very slight thumb-dents otherwise Fine, Image, Fullerton, CA, 1997, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 93 pages, over 140 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A 1997 retrospective leaning heavily on chiodo's manga-inspired pin-up art.

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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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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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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Limited to 2200 Deluxe copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in Near Fine slipcase (small bump to the edge of the otherwise Very Fine slipcase), Santa Cruz, Flesk, 2019, 1st, 978-1-64041-026-8, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

This is the hardcover signed deluxe edition of the Ballpoint Beauties book. This edition comes with a bonus signature page, two gatefolds, premium cloth...

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Inscribed by the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Bill Presing, Presing, Bill, 2007, 1st, 9780979382406, 0979382408, 8.75 inches, 7.25 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

"Ten years of Cheesecake drawings 1997-2007." This is Bill's first pin-up art book. This Pixar artist's reputation as a good girl artist has been growing...

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