Illustration Magazines

Included in the category:

Illustration Magazine - The magazine on classic American illustration. Every issue is a collector's item!
Illustrators Quarterly - This British knockoff of Illustration covers British and American illustrators past and present.
Communication Arts
Step-By-Step Graphics - During the 1980s and 1990s, this design magazine offered articles on contemporary illustrators as well as the Methods of the Masters series on classic illustrators.
Images - Jim Vadeboncouer's collection of turn of the century color illustration.
Black & White Images - Jim Vadeboncouer's companion collection focused on pen & ink illustrators.

 
The Illustration Collector #37
  $25.00
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Very Fine, Al Parker, Parker, Al, Illustration House, 1997, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 16 pages, 29 color and 3 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

One of only a few collections of Parker artwork. 31 pieces fully described (with prices) and reproduced from the original art.

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The Illustration Collector #34
  $20.00
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Very Fine, Illustration House, 1996, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Pulp and paperback art. 120 pieces fully described (with prices) and reproduced from the original art.

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The Illustration Collector #33
  $10.00
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Very Fine, Everett Shinn, Shinn, Everett, Illustration House, 1995, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 16 pages, 5 color and 35 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Everett Shinn was a painter of the ash can school as well as an illustrator. 40 pieces from 1915-1920 fully described (with prices) and reproduced from...

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The Illustration Collector #32
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Very Fine, Edmund F. Ward, Ward, Edmund F., Illustration House, 1995, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 16 pages, 1 color and 51 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This golden age illustrator painted romantic and historical scenes similar to Dean Cornwell . 52 pieces fully described (with prices) and reproduced...

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Tim Biskup, Al Columbia, Dave Cooper, Camilla d'Errico, Uwe Heidschoetter, Jim Mahfood, Barnaby Ward, John Watkiss, Sam Weber, Ashley Wood, William Wray, Wood, Tim Biskup, Al Columbia, Dave Cooper, Uwe Heidschoetter, John Watkiss, William Wray, et al, Ashley, Very Fine, San Diego, IDW, 2008, 1st, 978-1600104114, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 220 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

Variant cover by Sergio Toppi. "It's about pictures." Edited and designed by Ashley Wood, this fifth showcase of contemporary illustrators and painters...

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Very Good+ (moderate reading wear), Step-By-Step Graphics, January/February 2001, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 114 pages, color and black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Methods of the Masters: Illustrator Joe DeMers. Cover illustration by Cynthia Von Buhler. Simple Design. Complex Issue by Creatives at Fenix Design. Type -...

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Very Good+ (moderate reading wear), Step-By-Step Graphics, November/December 2000, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 114 pages, color and black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Methods of the Masters: Illustrator Al Dorne. Cover design by Ride Studios. The Wright Way - Illustrator Ted Wright. Tooth and Sales - visual cues from the...

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Very Good (well worn), Step-By-Step Graphics, July/August 2000, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 114 pages, color and black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Methods of the Masters: Will Crawford - ink flowed freely. Cover collage by Micheal Bartalos. Color and Line Collide by Michael Bartalos. Typecasting - Paul...

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Very Good+ (moderate reading wear), Step-By-Step Graphics, July/August 1999, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 132 pages, color and black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Methods of the Masters: Orson Lowell. Cover and article on Illustrator Simms Taback. The Long and Rewinding Road - Miriello Grafica. Talent Pool -...

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Very Good+ (moderate reading wear), Step-By-Step Graphics, September/October 1998, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 138 pages, color and black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Cover and article on Illustrator Paul Davis. Expanding into a Niche - Leslie Evans Design Associates (Timex packaging). Inciting Response - Gregory...

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Very Good+ (moderate reading wear), Step-By-Step Graphics, May/June 1998, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 134 pages, color and black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Methods of the Masters: Felix O. C. Darley - Commercial Illustration. Cover and article on Patrick Arrasmith. Learning the Hard Way - designers at Camare's...

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Very Good+ (moderate reading wear), Step-By-Step Graphics, July/August 1994, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 141 pages, color and black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Methods of the Masters: Herbert Paus. David Kirk - former toy maker. Hotwiring Design For Online. Type by Weiss Antiqua.

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Very Good+ (moderate reading wear), Step-By-Step Graphics, May/June 1994, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 141 pages, color and black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Methods of the Masters: Gilbert Bundy - A Careful Spontaneity. Cover and article on J. Peterman. Colors That Vibrate by Alan Singer. Type: Schneider Old...

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Step-By-Step Graphics V7, #1
  $10.00
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VG+, 1st, wraps

Peter Kuper's sketches Africa and Southeast Asia, Ken Marschall paints the Bismarck, Stephen Peringer airbrushes a series of Jim Thompson paperbacks.

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Step-By-Step Graphics V6, #5
  $10.00
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NF, 1990, 1st, wraps

Stimulating New Thinking with Type. The Magic of Metallic Inks (with fold-out-poster). Restoring a Legacy Through Identity. 3-D Realism Meets the Surreal....

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Step-By-Step Graphics V6, #5
  $5.00
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VG+, 1990, 1st, wraps

Methods of the Masters: Lester Beall. Yasuhiro Sawada. Charles Santore.

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Step-By-Step Graphics V14, #4
  $12.00
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VG+, 1998, 1st, wraps

Methods of the Masters: McClelland Barclay. Barbara Harmon. Stephen Nash.

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Step-By-Step Graphics V14, #2
  $5.00
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VG+, 1998, 1st, wraps

"Design Process Annual 1998." Illustration, Self-promotion, Identity, Video, Invitations, etc. Unlike other annuals, every piece has the artist/designer's...

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Print run of 1000 copies, Very Fine, Spectrum Fantastic Art, Overland Park, KS, 2022, 1st, 12 inches, 12 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations throughout, Softcover, wraps, English

It's a printed art journal in a huge 12 x 12 inch format. Edited by Cathy and Arnie Fenner. Made in the USA. No advertising. No online or electronic...

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Print run of 1000 copies, Very Fine, Spectrum Fantastic Art, Overland Park, KS, 2021, 1st, 12 inches, 12 inches, 92 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

It's a printed magazine. A full color, 12 x 12 inch, 92-page magazine. Edited by Cathy and Arnie Fenner. Made in the USA. No advertising. Print run of...

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Print XXXIX: VI
  $5.00
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VG+, 1985, 1st, wraps

This issue contains a 24 page parody of the magazine within its own pages.

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Print XLVIII:VI
  $15.00
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NF, 1994, 1st, wraps

A Print Parody Issue: Hoping for the Millennium.

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Print XLIX:III
  $10.00
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VG+, 1995, 1st, wraps

Article by Chip Kidd on some of his more challenging book jacket designs (17 illustrations). Portfolio: Lisa Desimini book jacket artist.

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Print XLI:III
  $12.00
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VG+, 1987, 1st, wraps

Gottfried Helnwein, Istvan Banyai, Raymond Loewy.

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Gary Baseman, Baseman, Gary, Inscribed and dated 2007 by the artist with a drawing, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Taipei, 2005, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8.1 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

With a wonderful full-page, 8x10 drawing in Sharpie signed by the artist and dated 2007. A special edition of the Taiwanese design & lifestyle...

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Phantasmagoria
  $10.00
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Kenneth Smith, Smith, Kenneth, Very Good+ (corner bump, front corner lightly rubbed, no thumbdents, flat, clean, and bright), Seattle, Fantagraphics, 1990, 1st, 9781560970262, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Fantasy artist/author Kenneth Smith built up a critically acclaimed one-man magazine, Phantasmagoria, during the 1970s. After its fifth and final issue, he...

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Lithopinion 28
  $30.00
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Al Parker, NF (mild wear), Parker, Al, Local One, Amalgamated Lithographers of America, 1972, 1st, wraps, English

The graphic arts and public affairs journal of Local One, Amalgamated Lithographers of America. Each issue is a showcase of fine printing and cutting edge...

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Lithopinion 15
  $35.00
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Al Parker, NF (mild wear), Parker, Al, Local One, Amalgamated Lithographers of America, 1969, 1st, wraps

The graphic arts and public affairs journal of Local One, Amalgamated Lithographers of America. Each issue is a showcase of fine printing and cutting...

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Lithopinion 15
  $35.00
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Al Parker, NF (mild wear), Parker, Al, Local One, Amalgamated Lithographers of America, 1969, 1st, wraps, English

The graphic arts and public affairs journal of Local One, Amalgamated Lithographers of America. Each issue is a showcase of fine printing and cutting...

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Juxtapoz #133: Vol. 19, No. 2
  $6.00
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Near Fine (corner bent otherwise new and unread), High Speed Productions, San Francisco, 2012, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 160 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: The February issue of Juxtapoz features a cover story on Melbourne-based fine artist, Jeremy Geddes. Interviewed by fellow Australian...

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Infinity #4
  $50.00
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Fine (slightest wear, very clean and flat), Gary Berman / Adam Malin, Flushing / Freeport, NY, 1972, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 84 pages, black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

Gary Berman and Adam Malin's comic art fanzine consistantly published some of the top artists in comics. This issue features art by Richard Corben (color...

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Images #11
  $25.00
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VF, Jim Vadeboncoeur, 2009, 1st, wraps

"The Goldberg Collection of Images." Guest Editor Susan Goldberg shares some of her illustration collection. Artists include: Lawson Wood, Heinrich Lefler...

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Images #10
  $25.00
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Limited to 2000 copies, VF, Jim Vadeboncoeur, 2008, 1st, wraps

This is a special oblong landscape format issue of Jim Vadebonceour's magazine devoted to turn-of-the-century illustration. Excellent color reproduction on...

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Out of stock
Very Fine, Book Palace, London, 2022, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 144 pages, color illustrations throughout, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: This issue focuses on the history of James Warren's mould-breaking line of comix magazines that showcased the work of some of the...


Very Fine, Book Palace, London, 2021, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, color illustrations throughout, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Fabulous special issue showcasing some of the greatest TARZAN art ever to grace the works of Edgar Rice Burroughs, published from...

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Jim Holdaway, Sydney Jordan, Holdaway, Sydney Jordan, Jim, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Book Palace, London, 2021, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations throughout, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: At long last a fitting tribute to two of the greatest British newspaper comic strip artists, Sydney Jordan, renowned for the finest...

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Very Fine, Book Palace, London, 2022, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 144 pages, color illustrations throughout, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: This illustrators special edition gives us a fascinating, thoughtful and very visual journey through the history of the pin-up,...

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Frank Bellamy, Bellamy, Frank, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Book Palace, London, 2021, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 144 pages, color illustrations throughout, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Frank Bellamy is an artist whose work reflects much of the century that he inhabited. Born a year before the end of the First World...

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Don Lawrence, Lawrence, Don, Very Fine, Book Palace, London, 2018, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 144 pages, color illustrations throughout, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: A comprehensive look at the career of this iconic comic strip artist and illustrator, packed with colour and black and white...

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Out of stock
Brian Bolland, Bolland, Brian, Very Fine, Book Palace, London, 2019, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 144 pages, color illustrations throughout, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Featuring and rejoicing in the art and life of Brian Bolland: ~ In-depth interview with Brian Bolland; ~ Brian's memory montages;...


Very Fine, The Book Palace, London, 2015, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

Features include: Bruce Pennington - the legendary science fiction artist Eric Parker - the adrenalized art of the Sexton Blake illustrator Miss...

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Very Fine, The Book Palace, London, 2014, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

Features include: Walter Wyles Dave Gaskill Graham Coton Lawrence Fish "illustrators is the art quarterly devoted to the finest...

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Very Fine, The Book Palace, London, 2013, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

Features include: The art of Mick Brownfield The art of Brian Sanders The art of Derek Eyles Anne and Janet Grahame Johnstone...

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John Watkiss, Watkiss, John, Very Fine, Book Palace, London, 2022, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations throughout, Softcover, wraps, English

The most extensive coverage of John Watkiss to date. Nearly 100 pages of unpublished and rarely seen artwork. It includes eight paintings we have on...

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Very Fine, Book Palace, London, 2022, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations throughout, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: In this issue: Antonio Caparo, Russ Heath, George Gross, and Arturo del Castillo We bring you the imaginative world of Antonio...

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Very Fine, The Book Palace, London, 2013, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

Out of print . Featured in issue 3: Fortunino Matania The talented and versatile artist who plunged his audience into the heart of historical events by...

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Very Fine, London, Book Palace, 2018, 1st, 9781907081460, 11 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Issue 22 is devoted the the story of Bardon Art, one of the most revolutionary artist's agencies to emerge from the post-war boom in international...

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Very Fine, London, Book Palace, 2018, 1st, 9781907081453, 11 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Features in issue 21 include: Rodney Matthews: One of the most enduring and visionary illustrators of all time Stevan Dohanos: artist and...

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