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A modern retrospective of the artist's career featuring previously unpublished works (and other works never before reprinted since their first appearances...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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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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Alberto Becattini, Becattini, Alberto, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket, Glittering Images, Florence, 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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Alvin Buenaventura, Robert Crumb, Dan Clowes, Gilbert Hernandez, Mitch O'Connell, Buenaventura, Alvin, Crumb, Dan Clowes, Gilbert Hernandez, Mitch O'Connell, Robert, Very Fine in Very Fine plastic box, Oakland, CA, Buenaventura Press, 2006, 1st, 9780976684848, 7.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 20 pages, color, Softcover, English

From the publisher: Girls, Girls, Girls! Step right up and don't be shy. This intimate, accordion-folded and concertina-bound portfolio of 20...

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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, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket), Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2004, 1st, 9781560975595, 10.5 inches, 7.625 inches, 104 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, 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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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 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 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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