Pulp & Paperback Artists

 
James Avati, Avati, James, Limited to 250 copies signed by Avati on a 3x5 card mounted (removable) in the boklet, Very Fine, Ectoplasm Press, New York, 1998, 1st, 11.25 inches, 7.5 inches, 4 pages, 1 color plate, softcover, wraps

A limited edition fine press keepsake from a 1998 exhibition of 35 Avati paintings with appreciations written by Stanley Meltzoff, Jack Womack, Jonathan...

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The deluxe slipcased edition limited to 1000 numbered copies SIGNED by Bama, Kane & Jilbert, Very fine in very fine dust jacket and slipcase, James Bama, Bama, James, Flesk, 2006, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, English

This is the first book to span Bama's entire career. Magazine illustrations, paperback book covers, and advertising. Chapters examine his work in pop...

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James Bama: Personal Works
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Very Fine/Very Fine, James Bama, Bama, James, Flesk Publications, 2012, 1st, 9781933865423, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 144 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: "A living legend's most personal and cherished images ... revealed for the first time! Created entirely for personal pleasure...

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Belarski - Pulp Art Masters
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John Gunnison, Rudolph Belarski, Gunnison, John, Belarski, Rudolph, Fine, Adventure House, Silver Spring, MD, 2003, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 112 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

A collection of nearly 350 pulp covers by Belarski. From the publisher: A master at building suspense through figure, perspective, and color, Rudolph...

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John Gunnison, Rudolph Belarski, Gunnison, John, Belarski, Rudolph, Fine, Adventure House, Silver Spring, MD, 2003, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 112 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

A collection of nearly 350 pulp covers by Belarski. This book is from the estate of Dave Stevens (1955-2008) artist and creator of The Rocketeer....

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A Hannes Bok Treasury
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Hannes Bok, Bok, Hannes, Very slight rubbing to one corner otherwise Very Fine in shrinkwrap, Underwood-Miller, Novato, CA/Lancaster, PA, 1993, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, xxii, 90 pages, 45 color and 50 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

From the back cover: Hugo award-winning artist Hannes Bok's fantastic illustrations graced the pages of many science fiction magazines and books. His...

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Stephen Korshak, J. David Spurlock, Margaret Brundage, Korshak, J. David Spurlock, Stephen, Brundage, Margaret, Very Fine, Lakewood, Vanguard Productions, 2013, 12 inches, 9 inches, 184 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From The Publisher: Starting in 1932, Margaret Brundage, wife of leftist revolutionary Slim Brundage, -- who she met at the wildly-bohemian Dil Pickle...

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Dean Cartier, Edd Cartier, Cartier, Dean, Cartier, Edd, Limited to 2000 copies, Fine/Fine, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1977, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, 133 black & white illustrations, most full-page, hardcover, cloth, English

The first and only collection of pulp magazine illustrator Edd Cartier who contributed to a variety of Street and Smith magazines, including Astounding...

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Letters Lovecraftian
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Stephen Fabian, #181 of 400 copies, Fine, Fabian, Stephen, Gerry de la Ree, 1974, 1st, combbound

"The conception of this portfolio of illuminated letters based upon the works of Howard Phillips Lovecraft, is a first in the fantasy field. Illuminated...

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Stephen Fabian, NF (light shelfwear, binding sound, pages clean & flat), Preiss, Byron, Fabian, Stephen, Pyramid, 1976, 1st, wraps, English

"A starship named Destiny, a fantastic multi-national crew, and the woman known as - Starfawn!" Fabian's only graphic novel. A space fantasy.

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#83 of 275 copies SIGNED by Fabian on the first plate, VF in a VF envelope, Fabian, Stephen, Stephen Fabian, Lenar Fine Arts, 1990, 1st

A finely printed portfolio with excellent reproduction of four paintings. #83 of 275 copies signed by Fabian on the first plate.

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The Book of Virgil Finlay
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #167 of 1050 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1975, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, over 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A pristine copy of the first Finlay collection. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork. With an extra color plate (1964 - A Question...

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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #100 of 1350 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, about 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's illus for Weird Tales 1936-39. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original printer's proofs. From the dustjacket:...

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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, Limited to 1300 copies, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, about 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's illustrations from 1955-69. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork. From the dustjacket: This...

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The Second Book of Virgil Finlay
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #211 of 1300 copies, Fine in Near Fine price-clipped dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1978, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, over 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's 1940-1955 pulp illustrations. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork, the majority reproduced the same...

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The Third Book of Virgil Finlay
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, #186 of 1300 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, about 120 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This volume features Finlay's pre-1955 pulp illustrations. Quality reproduction on slick paper from the original artwork. From the dustjacket: This...

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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, Limited to 1000 copies, Near Fine, Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1981, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, about 100 illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

This final volume features Finlay's art and poetry and reminiscences by daughter Lail Finlay, Robert Bloch, Harlan Ellison, Stephen Fabian, Sam Moskowitz...

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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Near Fine (light cover dent, very flat, tight), Lancaster, PA, Miller, 1994, 1st, 9781885611048, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, xii, 132 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

One painting and over 130 pen & ink illustrations. Biographic introduction by Brian Frost. Quality reproduction on slick paper.

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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Miller, Lancaster, PA, 1994, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, over 130 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

One painting and over 130 pen & ink illustrations. Biographic introduction by Brian Frost. Quality reproduction on slick paper.

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Virgil Finlay's Phantasms
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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket spine sunned, lightly rubbed), Novato, CA, Underwood-Miller, 1993, 1st, 9780887331732, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, black & white, hardcover, cloth, English

One painting and 140 pen & ink illustrations. Introduction by Stephen Fabian. Quality reproduction on slick paper.

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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Near Fine (light cover wear, very flat, tight), Novato, CA, Underwood-Miller, 1993, 1st, 9780887331725, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, viii, 136 pages, 140 black and white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

140 pen & ink illustrations by the master of fantasy and sci-fi illustration. Introduction by Stephen Fabian. Quality reproduction on slick paper.

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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Underwood-Miller, Novato, CA, 1993, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, 140 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

One painting and 140 pen & ink illustrations. Introduction by Stephen Fabian. Quality reproduction on slick paper.

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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Near Fine (light cover wear, very flat, tight), Novato, CA, Underwood-Miller, 1992, 1st, 9780887331541, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, x, 150 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Two paintings and over 140 pen & ink illustrations. Introductions by Robert Bloch and Harlan Ellison. Quality reproduction on slick paper.

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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Underwood-Miller, Novato, CA, 1992, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth, English

Two paintings and over 140 pen & ink illustrations. With a foreword by Robert Bloch and an introduction by Harlan Ellison. Quality reproduction on...

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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Novato, CA, Underwood-Miller, 1992, 1st, 9780887331367, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, xi, 147 pages, One color and 147 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The first Virgil Finlay collection from Underwood-Miller. Introductions by Finlay's daughter and Gerry de la Ree. Quality reproduction on slick paper....

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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (mild bump to the bottom of the spine, interior sharp, tight, clean), Underwood-Miller, Novato, CA, 1992, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, xi, 147 pages, One color and 147 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The first Finlay collection from Underwood-Miller. Introductions by Finlay's daughter and Gerry de la Ree. Quality reproduction on slick paper.

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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Underwood-Miller, Novato, CA, 1992, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, xi, 147 pages, One color and 147 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The first Finlay collection from Underwood-Miller. Introductions by Finlay's daughter and Gerry de la Ree. Quality reproduction on slick paper.

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Frank Frazetta - Book One
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Ellie Frazetta, Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Ellie, Frazetta, Frank, Near Fine (light bump to top of spine, otherwise Fine), Sun Litho-Print/Frazetta Prints, Marshalls Creek, PA, 1996, 2nd (1998), 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 72 pages, 30 full-page color and 3 full-page black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

The Frazettas' self-published collection of 33 full-page illustrations, 30 paintings in color and 3 lush finished pencil drawings. Mostly previously...

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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Near Fine (only very light wear to lower corners, very sharp, no thumbdents, very flat, tight, clean), New York, Peacock Press/Bantam, 1985, 1st, 0553341758, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

The scarcest of the Bantam Frazetta series. 36 color illustrations, 58 black & white illustrations, plus 18 paperback covers reproduced in color.

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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Light bump to the top of the spine otherwise Very Fine (very flat, tight, clean), Peacock Press/Bantam, New York, 1985, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

The scarcest of the Bantam Frazetta series. 36 color illustrations, 58 black & white illustrations, plus 18 paperback covers reproduced in color.

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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Near Fine (light bump to the tail of the spine, only very light rubbing along spine and to corners, very sharp, no thumbdents, very flat, tight, clean), New York, Peacock Press/Bantam, 1985, 1st, 0553341758, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Inscribed on the last page: "Best Wishes to David-- / And thanks for your / help -- / Frank Frazetta" The single prior owner of this copy was...

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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Near Fine (long scrape to front cover, no thumbdents, very flat, tight, clean), Peacock Press/Bantam, New York, 1980, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

41 color paintings reproduced as full-page illustrations, numerous b&w pen and ink drawings and pencil sketches.

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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Very Good+ (mild rubbing to spine ends and covers, light bump to corners, several thumbdents, flat, tight), Peacock Press/Bantam, New York, 1980, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

41 color paintings reproduced as full-page illustrations, numerous b&w pen and ink drawings and pencil sketches.

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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Very Good+ (mild rubbing to spine ends and corners, several thumbdents to cover, flat, tight), Peacock Press/Bantam, New York, 1980, 3rd, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

From 1980, the fourth color collection of Frazetta paintings, published while Frazetta was at the height of his popularity and actively painting. 41 color...

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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Near Fine (only light rubbing to covers, otherwise sharp, no thumbdents, very flat, tight, clean), Peacock Press/Bantam, New York, 1978, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, 35 color and over 80 black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

From 1978, the third color collection of Frazetta paintings, published while Frazetta was at the height of his popularity and actively producing...

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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Very Fine (very sharp, no thumbdents, very flat, tight, clean), Peacock Press/Bantam, New York, 1978, 3rd, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, 35 color and over 80 black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

From 1978, the third color collection of Frazetta paintings, published while Frazetta was at the height of his popularity and actively producing...

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Frank Frazetta Book Two
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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Near Fine (very slight wear to cover, very sharp, no thumbdents, very flat, tight, clean), Peacock Press/Bantam, New York, 1977, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, 32 color plates and 12 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

From 1977, the second color collection of Frazetta paintings, published while Frazetta was at the height of his popularity and actively producing...

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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Very Good+ (moderate wear to covers, very flat, no thumbdents, spine unbroken, tight), Peacock Press/Bantam, New York, 1977, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, 32 color plates and 12 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

From 1977, the second color collection of Frazetta paintings, published while Frazetta was at the height of his popularity and actively producing...

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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Very Good+ (moderate wear to covers, mild thumbdents, flat, spine unbroken, tight), Peacock Press/Bantam, New York, 1977, 3rd, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, 32 color plates and 12 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

From 1977, the second color collection of Frazetta paintings, published while Frazetta was at the height of his popularity and actively producing...

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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, Very Fine, Marshalls Creek, PA, Sun-Litho/Frazetta Prints, 1981, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, 54 full-page black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

One of the few books created by the Frazettas and reprinted over the years. Numerous illustrations from all aspects of Frazetta's career. Reproduces the...

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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, Near Fine (mild wear to lower corners and back cover), Grass Valley, Underwood, 1998, 1st, 1887424415, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, xii, 164 pages, 100 color and 40 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The out-of-print hardcover edition. The incredible paintings of Frank Frazetta have brought him worldwide fame, legions of loyal fans, and scores of...

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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, Near Fine (slightest wear to corners otherwise Very Fine--sharp, flat, tight, clean), Underwood, Grass Valley, 2003, 1st revised, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, xii, 208 pages, 100 color and 40 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This title is out-of-print in all versions. This softcover edition contains 32 new pages of additional, never-before-published art and photos. From the...

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Arnie & Cathy Fenner, Frank Frazetta, Fenner, Arnie & Cathy, Frazetta, Frank, Near Fine (bumps to the spine ends otherwise Very Fine--sharp, flat, tight, clean), Underwood, Grass Valley, CA, 1999, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, over 220 illustrations, most in color, Softcover, wraps, English

Out of print . Over 220 illustrations, most in color. Contents:  Frank Frazetta, Edgar Rice Burroughs, & Illustration--a Foreword by...

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Edgar Rice Burroughs, Frank Frazetta, Burroughs, Edgar Rice, Frazetta, Frank, Very Good, New York, Ace, 1963, 6.25 inches, 4 inches, pages, Softcover, color wraps, English

Original cover painting and title page illustration by Frazetta.

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Cathy & Arnie Fenner, Frank Frazetta, Fenner, Cathy & Arnie, Frazetta, Frank, Slightest wear to lower corners otherwise Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Underwood, Grass Valley, CA, 2001, 1st thus, 12 inches, 9 inches, 160 pages, 150 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This book features all the remaining oil paintings not included in the first two volumes in the series (Icon and Legacy) and also includes previously...

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James A Bond, Frank Frazetta, Bond, James A, Frazetta, Frank, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Vanguard, Lakewood, 2008, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 208 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. The first edition of this Frazetta reference book. The numerous and (mostly) excellent color reproductions of rare Frazetta items (from...

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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Fine (very flat, tight, clean), Peacock Press/Bantam, New York, 1975, 5th, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

The first of five volumes published by Peacock Press collecting Frazetta's paintings in the midst of his peak creative period. This volume includes many of...

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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Fine (very light cover wear, very flat, tight, clean), Peacock Press/Bantam, New York, 1975, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

The first of five volumes published by Peacock Press collecting Frazetta's paintings in the midst of his peak creative period. This volume includes many of...

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