Pulp & Paperback Artists

 
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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Jose Luiz Benicio, Benicio, Jose Luiz, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brandstudio and Reference Press, Astoria, 2010, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards

This spectacular book features the pulp cover art of Brazil's own Jose Luis Benicio. Published concurrently in his home country of Brazil, this book offers...

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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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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, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (front of dustjacket sunned), Novato, CA, Underwood-Miller, 1992, 1st, 9780887331534, 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 slick...


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, 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 to back cover, 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, 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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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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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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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Near Fine (only very light cover wear, very sharp, no thumbdents, very flat, tight, clean), Peacock Press/Bantam, New York, 1975, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

From 1975, the first of five volumes published by Peacock Press collecting Frazetta's paintings in the midst of his peak creative period. This volume...

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Betty Ballantine, Frank Frazetta, Ballantine, Betty, Frazetta, Frank, Near Fine (only very light corner wear, very sharp, no thumbdents, very flat, tight, clean), Peacock Press/Bantam, New York, 1975, 5th, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

From 1975, the first of five volumes published by Peacock Press collecting Frazetta's paintings in the midst of his peak creative period. This volume...

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Edgar Rice Burroughs, Frank Frazetta, Burroughs, Edgar Rice, Frazetta, Frank, Near Fine (light bump to the upper corner, light wear), House of Greystoke, Kansas City, MO, 1965, 1st, 10 inches, 6.75 inches, 76 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From 1965, the Authorized First Edition of Edgar Rice Burroughs' The Girl from Farris's , featuring a stunning new illustration by Frank Frazetta...

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Philippe Fadde, Thomas Frisano, Sylvia Frisano, Jean Frisano, Fadde, Thomas Frisano, Sylvia Frisano, Philippe, Frisano, Jean, Limited to 1000 numbered copies, Corners lightly bent in otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Neofelis Editions, 2016, 1st, 979-10-90314--09-2, 11.7 inches, 8.3 inches, 208 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Jean Frisano (1927-1987) was a French illustrator-painter-cover artist best known for his cover paintings for the French editions of Marvel comics. From...

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Blue Book Magazine Illustration
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Leland R. Gustavson, Signed by the artist, Fine, Gustavson, Leland R., 1938, 13 inches, 11 inches

A Blue Book pulp magazine illustration created by Leland R. Gustavson in 1938. Gustavson (1899-1966) contributed illustrations to Blue Book from 1926 to...

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Cathy and Arnie Fenner, Jeffrey Jones, Fenner, Cathy and Arnie, Jones, Jeffrey, One of 1200 numbered copies signed by Jones, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket in Near Fine slipcase (light edgewear to dustjacket, light wear to slipcase), Underwood Books, Nevada City, CA, 2002, 1st deluxe limited edition, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 176 pages, over 175 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, cloth, English

The nicest collection of Jones' work ever published, this volume includes 175 paintings in full color. The 1,200 copy deluxe edition is signed by Jones and...

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RGK: The Art of Roy G. Krenkel
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Roy Krenkel, Krenkel, Roy, Near Fine (only light cover wear), Montclair, NJ, Vanguard, 2005, 1st paperback, 9781887591522, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 136 pages, about 50 full-color and 200 black & white illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Influenced by early masters J. Allen St. John, J. C. Coll and Franklin Booth, Roy G. Krenkel has inspired generations of fantasy...

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Roy Krenkel, Krenkel, Roy, Limited to 800 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase still in publisher's shrinkwrap, Somerset, NJ, Vanguard, 2005, 1st, 1887591540, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 148 pages, about 50 full-color and 200 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A Very Fine copy still in publisher's shrinkwrap! Out of print in paperback, hardcover, and deluxe editions. This slipcased edition contains an extra...

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Mort Kunstler, Kunstler, Mort, Fine, Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA, 2015, 1st, 10 inches, 10 inches, 20 pages, 21 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Exclusive companion catalog to the Norman Rockwell Museum exhibition Mort Kunstler: The Art of Adventure features rare full color and...

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Arnie and Cathy Fenner, Robert McGinnis, Fenner, Arnie and Cathy, McGinnis, Robert, Fine/Near Fine, Grass Valley, CA, Underwood, 2000, 1st, 1887424563, 11.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 128 pages, over 120 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An excellent copy of this long out-of-print full-color monograph on this artist and the only one to cover all aspects of the artist's work & career....

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Arnie and Cathy Fenner, Robert McGinnis, Fenner, Arnie and Cathy, McGinnis, Robert, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Grass Valley, CA, Underwood, 2000, 1st, 1887424563, 11.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 128 pages, over 120 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An excellent copy of this long out-of-print full-color monograph on this artist. From the publisher: Though his work is instantly recognizable to most...

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Arnie and Cathy Fenner, Robert McGinnis, Fenner, Arnie and Cathy, McGinnis, Robert, With illustrated bookplate signed by Arnie and Cathy Fenner, Fine/Fine, Grass Valley, CA, Underwood, 2000, 1st, 1887424563, 11.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 128 pages, over 120 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An excellent copy of this long out-of-print full-color monograph on this artist and the only one to cover all aspects of the artist's work & career....

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Art Scott, Robert McGinnis, Scott, Art, McGinnis, Robert, Limited to 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine/Very Fine in a Very Fine slipcase, Titan Books, London, 2014, 1st, 9.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Robert McGinnis is one of the greatest paperback cover artists of all time. McGinnis has painted over 1200 paperback covers and over 40 movie posters,...

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