New Arrivals

The name above each title is also a link. Click on the name to see all the books related to that artist or author!

October 2020: our shipment of French Imports arrived! Over 400 graphic novels and art books. To see all of these imports--listed alphabetically by artist--please click here: New French Imports 2020

September 2020: we added 15 more books from the collection of the legendary Mad Magazine Editor Nick Meglin (1935 – 2018). Each of the books include a Certificate of Authenticity. To see all of these books, please click here: From the Estate Of Nick Meglin

 
Tracey Miller-Zarneke, Miller-Zarneke, Tracey, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Disney, 2007, 1st, 978-1563420092, 8.75 inches, 11.5 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the variant edition that was given to the crew that worked on the film. It has a variant cover and dustjacket with different images and without an...

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Jessica Julius, Julius, Jessica, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2018, 1st, 9781452163680, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 168 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A sharp first printing. Artwork by Cory Loftis, Ami Thompson, Matthias Lechner, Mingjue Helen Chen, Jeff Merghart, Paul Felix, Jim Martin, Kevin...

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Jessica Julius, Maggie Malone, Julius, Maggie Malone, Jessica, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (very slight bump to upper corners otherwise Very Fine, dustjacket, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2016, 1st, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

An outstanding art book full of incredible South Seas inspired artwork by John Musker, Dave Pimentel, Chris Williams, John Ripa, Ian Gooding, Bill Schwab,...

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Jeff Kurtti, Kurtti, Jeff, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket edges), Chronicle, San Francisco, 2009, 1st, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 160 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

Out-of-print. Pre-production artwork and design for Disney's last traditional hand-drawn animated film. From directors Ron Clements and John Musker.

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Christmas of '87
  $90.00
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Very Good+ (upper corners bumped, bump to the lower edge of the front cover, spine ends and lower corners pushed inward, interior sound), Alexander Gallery, New York, 1987, 1st, 11 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, 161 color illustrations, hardcover, Red cloth with onlaid color plate, English

From 1934 to the late 1940s, Walt Disney Studios produced a full-color page for Good Housekeeping magazine. This elaborate gallery exhibition catalogue is...

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Walt Reed, Harold Von Schmidt, Reed, Walt, Von Schmidt, Harold, Fine lacking dustjacket, Northland, Flagstaff, AZ, 1972, 1st, 13 inches, 10.2 inches, 230 pages, 50 color and 170 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A very sharp copy of the only major monograph on this Saturday Evening Post illustrator and Western painter. Written by illustration expert and founder of...

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Painting Nature's Quiet Places
  $35.00
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Thomas Aquinas Daly, Daly, Thomas Aquinas, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Watson-Guptill, New York, 1985, 2nd 1987, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, 135 color plates, hardcover, cloth, English

Subtitled: Conveying mood and a sense of place in your paintings. Shows examples of the author's landscapes and still lifes, offers advice on...

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Terry Wieland, Guy Coheleach, Wieland, Terry, Coheleach, Guy, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (half-inch closed tear to otherwise Fine dustjacket), Briar Patch Press, Camden, SC, 1990, 1st, 11 inches, 12 inches, 176 pages, 108 color plates, dozens of black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A comprehensive monograph on this animal artist specializing in big cats and African mammals. From the publisher: During his three decades as a...

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Luc Besson, Besson, Luc, Near Fine (mild crease to the back cover, mild rubbing to covers, only very slight flairing to the corners, binding tight, interior pages very flat, tight, clean), London, Titan Books, 1997, 1st, 1852868635, 10.6 inches, 10.6 inches, 244 pages, over 500 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Highly rare and sought after, the art and making of Luc Besson's The Fifth Element. Luc Besson wrote the text of this book, including a diary of the 21...

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James Montgomery Flagg
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Susan E. Meyer, James Montgomery Flagg, Meyer, Susan E., Flagg, James Montgomery, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light dustjacket wear), New York, Watson-Guptill, 1974, 1st, 0-8230-1835-0, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 208 pages, 70 color plates and 175 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The primary reference on this multifaceted artist. He was a pen & ink virtuoso, painted the "I Want You" Uncle Sam recruiting poster, wrote and directed...

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James Montgomery Flagg
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Susan E. Meyer, James Montgomery Flagg, Meyer, Susan E., Flagg, James Montgomery, Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (dustjacket lightly edgeworn with two small tears), New York, Watson-Guptill, 1974, 1st, 0-8230-1835-0, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 208 pages, 70 color plates and 175 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The primary reference on this multifaceted artist. He was a pen & ink virtuoso, painted the "I Want You" Uncle Sam recruiting poster, wrote and directed...

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Vargas
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Alberto Vargas, Reid Austin, Alberto Vargas, Vargas, Reid Austin, Alberto, Vargas, Alberto, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket), Harmony, New York, 1978, 4th, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 128 pages, 200 illustrations, over 60 in color, hardcover, cloth, English

The first comprehensive retrospective of the artist's career and a complete biography of the artist. Vargas himself contributes a step-by-step description...

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Life Before Man
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Zdenek Spinar, Zdenek Burian, Spinar, Zdenek, Burian, Zdenek, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (very sound, corners sharp, prev owner's address label on the front free endpaper, small tear at the top of the dustjacket spine otherwise only light wear and Near Fine), Cresent, New York, 1972, 1st American, 11.2 inches, 8.6 inches, 228 pages, 162 color and 26 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This first printing from 1972 features cleaner and sharper reproduction of the 162 Burian paintings of prehistoric animal life contained herein than any of...

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Gordon T. McClelland, Jay T. Last, McClelland, Jay T. Last, Gordon T., Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket spine sunned), Hillcrest Press, Beverly Hills, 1985, 1st, 9.5 inches, 11 inches, 264 pages, 200 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

"This new representational art, defined by a large format, free broad brush strokes, and strong rich colors, documented scenes and activities of everyday...

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Alfons Mucha Slovanska Epopej
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Lenka Bydzovska, Karel Srp, Alfons Mucha, Bydzovska, Karel Srp, Lenka, Mucha, Alfons, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Prague, Galerie hlavního m sta Prahy, 2011, 1st, 9788070100042, 12.8 inches, 11.25 inches, 384 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, Czech

Alfons Mucha The Slav Epic. A huge, clothbound catalog, profusely illustrated with photos and details of Mucha's Slav Epic paintings--a series of ten...

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Joseph Augusta, Zdenek Burian, Augusta, Joseph, Burian, Zdenek, Prev owner's name and date Feb. 1957 neatly written on the front free endpaper otherwise Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket) in remnants of cardboard slipcase (split along the seams), Spring Books, London, 1958, 1st, 14 inches, 10 inches, 47 pages + 60 plates pages, 30 color and 30 black & white plates, hardcover, cloth, English

A beautiful copy of this sixty year old volume in the famous Augusta-Burian prehistoric life series. This volume is devoted to the dinosaurs. From the...

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Joseph Augusta, Zdenek Burian, Augusta, Joseph, Burian, Zdenek, Near Fine (upper rear corner bumped, otherwise Fine) in Near Fine dustjacket (upper corners wrinkled otherwise only light wear) in remnants of cardboard slipcase, Paul Hamlyn, London, 1966, 1st, 14 inches, 10 inches, 79 pages + 23 plates pages, 4 double-page and 19 full-page color plates, 27 black & white illustrations by Burian, 44 other illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A beautiful copy of this 55-year-old volume in the famous Augusta-Burian prehistoric life series. This volume is devoted to early mammals and birds. From...

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Gordon Campbell, Jim Ivey, Roy Crane, Campbell, Jim Ivey, Gordon, Crane, Roy, Inscribed by Roy Crane and Jim Ivey on the front free endpaper, Very Good, issued without dustjacket (covers moderately soiled, upper rear corner lightly bumped, other corners sharp,, Luna Press, Brooklyn, 1974, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.8 inches, 304 pages, black & white strips, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

Wash Tubbs Adventures from 1927-1930. Opening essay by compilers Gordon Campbell & Jim Ivey. Foreword by Charles M. Schulz. Scarce in hardcover. This...

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Marc Davis, Davis, Marc, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (corners pushed in, otherwise Fin, Disney Editions, New York, 2014, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 208 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Now out of print and surprisingly scarce. From the Publisher: Walt Disney once said of Marc Davis, "Marc can do story, he can do character, he can...

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Gilbert Hernandez, Hernandez, Gilbert, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics Books, 2021, 1st, 9781683962045, 8.5 inches, 5.7 inches, 96 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Eisner Award-winning creator Gilbert Hernandez returns with another installment in the Fritz B-film series! In the wordless comic /...

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Maria M. (Love and Rockets #0)
  $30.00
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Gilbert Hernandez, Hernandez, Gilbert, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics Books, 2019, 1st, 9781683960164, 8.5 inches, 5.7 inches, 232 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Maria M.'s is a sordid tale of sex, drugs, violence, and power. When she comes to America for a better life, she marries a drug...

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Coverama: Alternate Worlds
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Marc Simonetti, Simonetti, Marc, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Bragelonne, 2015, 1st, 9782811216290, 12.8 inches, 9.7 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, wraps

Marc Simonetti (born in 1977) is a French conceptual artist and illustrator. He worked on Valérian and the city of a thousand planets with Luc Besson...

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June DuBois, William R. Leigh, DuBois, June, Leigh, William R., Fine in Fine dustjacket, Lowell Press, Kansas City, MO, 1977, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, xiv, 210 pages, 66 color and over 60 black & white illustrations, 24 photos, Hardcover, leather spine, cloth, English

William Robinson Leigh (1866 - 1955) was an American artist and illustrator, best known for his painted Western scenes (and a favorite of mine for his many...

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A Thomason Sketchbook
  $60.00
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Arnold Rosenfeld, John W. Thomason Jr., Rosenfeld, Arnold, Thomason, Jr., John W., Fine in Fine price-clipped dustjacket (attractive bookplate on front free end paper, tail of dustjacket spine bumped), University of Texas Press, Austin, 1969, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 128 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Beautiful sketches in pencil, pen & ink, and occasionally ink wash, by this artist, writer, professional soldier who lived from 1893-1944. Edited by...

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Tralalajahal
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Pierre Clement, Clement, Pierre, Very Good+ (oversized corners bumped, mild cover wear, interior clean and sound), Reporter, Paris, 1991, 1st, 10.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 36 pages, 24 color illustrations, Softcover, vinyl wraps

Pierre Clement is an clear line artist and designer who has created the magical and mysterious land of Tralalajahal. Beautifully illustrated and designed....

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Frustration
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Claire Bretecher, Bretecher, Claire, Near Fine (lower corners rubbed and flared, otherwise very sound, very flat, tight, clean), Grove Press, New York, 1988, 1st, 11.8 inches, 8.75 inches, 72 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

A Claire Bretecher comic strip collection in English. Translated from the French by Angela Mason and Pat Fogarty. From Lambiek.net: Claire...

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Mothers
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Claire Bretecher, Bretecher, Claire, Near Fine (lower corners rubbed, otherwise very sound, very flat, tight, clean), Grove Press, New York, 1989, 1st, 11.8 inches, 8.75 inches, 72 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

"Claire Bretecher turns her savage and witty eye on pregnancy," childbirth and motherhood in this comic strip collection in English. Translated from the...

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Where's My Baby Now?
  $20.00
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Claire Bretecher, Bretecher, Claire, Very Good+ (lower corners rubbed and frayed, otherwise very sound, very flat, tight, clean), Methuen, London, 1987, 1st, 11.8 inches, 8.75 inches, 72 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

This is a translation of Claire Bretecher's comic strip collection/album, Le destin de Monique (1983). Translated from the French by Angela Mason and Pat...

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Agrippina
  $25.00
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Claire Bretecher, Bretecher, Claire, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Methuen, London, 1991, 1st, 11.8 inches, 8.75 inches, 50 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is a translation of the Claire Bretécher's bestselling comic strip series Agrippine. Translated from the French by Fiona Cleland. From...

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Eric Kroll, Bill Ward, Kroll, Eric, Ward, Bill, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine belly band, Koln, Taschen, 2006, 13.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

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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Tarpe Mills, Mills, Tarpe, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (upper corners bumped, lower corners lightly bumped, dustjacket lightly rubbed with mild wear at the four corners), IDW, San Diego, 2013, 1st, 12.4 inches, 9.6 inches, 236 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Catfights and crossdressers, mad scientists and Gestapo agents with swastika-branding irons--it's one lurid and...

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Jessica Julius, Julius, Jessica, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2014, 1st, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 168 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

A sharp first printing. From the publisher: Walt Disney Animation Studio's Big Hero 6 is the story of Hiro Hamada, a brilliant robotics prodigy who...

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Ronald Searle: A Biography
  $50.00
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Russell Davies, Ronald Searle, Davies, Russell, Searle, Ronald, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Sinclair-Stevenson, London, 1990, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 192 pages, 42 color and 190 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An illustrated biography of Searle's first seventy years. Includes 42 color and 190 black & white illustrations, and a bibliography of Searle's books.

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Les Souris I
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Pierre Clement, Clement, Pierre, Near Fine (mild shelfwear, a bit of sunning along the spine), Mephistopoulos, Paris, 1992, 1st, 13 inches, 9.25 inches, 16 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, wraps, French

"The Mouse 1." A wordless picture story book about desk objects and toys coming to life at night. Magical and mysterious. Beautifully designed. Minimal text...

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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, With a print limited to 1000 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, France, Editions Caurette, 2021, 1st, 979-10-96315-88-8, 17 inches, 12 inches, 100 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards

A large format book (30 x 42 cm) reproducing one hundred never-before-seen drawings at their original size! Printed on a deluxe Fedrigoni 170g paper....

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Harold Lloyd Lyon, Lyon, Harold Lloyd, Inscribed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Lyon Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, 1993, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 104 pages, 109 color and over 300 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Harold Lloyd Lyon (1930 - 2020) was a contemporary painter of cowboys and Western subjects. He lived in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Ontario, Canada. Out of...

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Nick Meglin, Meglin, Nick, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (corners very sharp, previous owner's name written on the front free endpaper, interior Fine, dustjacket edgeworn with several small nicks and tears), Watson-Guptill, New York, 1973, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.7 inches, 160 pages, over 150 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Profusely illustrated interviews with Sergio Aragones, Paul Coker, Jack Davis, Mort Drucker, Johnny Hart, Al Jaffee, Bob Jones, Norman Rockwell, Arnold...

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Fershid Bharucha, Richard Corben, Bharucha, Fershid, Corben, Richard, Previous owner, artist Eric Bowman, has written his name on the front free endpaper, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (boards slightly bowed, previous owner's name written on the front free endpaper, interior Fin, Brooklyn, Thumb Tack, 1981, 1st, 8449919495, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 200 pages, 80 color plates, 80 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An above average copy. The scarce 1981 career retrospective of Richard Corben's work. Features 40 paintings, two stories, and a sampling of covers and...

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Walt Reed, Joseph Clement Coll, Reed, Walt, Coll, Joseph Clement, One of 750 numbered copies signed by the compiler, Walt Reed, Fine in Fine price-clipped dustjacket, Donald M. Grant, Westport, CT, 1978, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.8 inches, 176 pages, over 250 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather, English

The hardcover edition limited to 750 copies and signed by the legendary illustration historian Walt Reed. The classic 1978 monograph on this pen &...

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John M. Carroll, Harold Von Schmidt, Carroll, John M., Von Schmidt, Harold, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Old Army Press, Ft. Collins, CO, 1973, 1st, 8.6 inches, 11 inches, 98 pages, 16 color and over 45 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An overview of Von Schmidt's entire career - Advertising art, calendar art, wartime, sea tales, animal studies, Tugboat Annie magazine illustrations. With...

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David Gerstein, Gerstein, David, One of 1000 numbered copies, Tiny nick to the bottom edge of the front board otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Gemstone, Timonium, MD, 2005, 1st, 12.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 360 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Walt Disney's Mickey and the Gang: Classic Stories in Verse - Vintage Magazine Art 1934-1944 This is one of the Hardcover Deluxe editions--with 10...

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Frank Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Frank, Bump to the upper rear corner otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in shrinkwrap, New York, Abbeville, 1987, 1st, 0896597474, 11.25 inches, 10.5 inches, 224 pages, over 1200 illustrations in color and black & white, hardcover, cloth, English

Thomas & Johnston describe the history & development of Disney-style humor and then break down & analyze hundreds of animated sequences to lay...

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Near Fine (light shelfwear), Disney, New York, 2002, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, over 200 color illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

The only book on this lovely Disney animated feature. Filled with visual development art, production designs, storyboards, and background paintings. This...

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Is That All There Is?
  $45.00
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Near Fine (mild shelfwear to bottom edge, very flat, tight, clean), Seattle, Fantagraphics Books, 2012, 1st, 9781606996287, 10.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Collecting nearly all of Swarte's comics stories. Out of print. From the publisher: By appropriating and subverting Tintin creator Hergé's...

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One of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Brandon Peterson, Peterson, Brandon, 2010, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 52 pages, black & white with 6 pages in color, softcover, wraps, English

Brandon's 2010 sketchbook is a winner consisting primarily of full-page pin-ups (Poison Ivy, Dejah Thoris, X-Women, Zatanna, Black Canary, Supergirl, The...

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Cortlandt Schoonover, Frank Schoonover, Schoonover, Cortlandt, Schoonover, Frank, Near Fine in Very Good+ price-clipped dustjacket (cloth slightly sunned, interior fine, very flat, tight, clea, Watson-Guptill, New York, 1976, 1st, 11.4 inches, 11 inches, 208 pages, 48 color plates, 150 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The best monograph on this Brandywine School illustrator. Long out of print. From the publisher: Frank Schoonover, one of the giants of the Golden...

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The Most of John Held, Jr.
  $40.00
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Mark Connelly, John Held Jr., Connelly, Mark, Held, Jr., John, Near Fine in Very Good price-clipped dustjacket (book clean, corners shar, Stephen Greene Press, Brattleboro, VT, 1972, 1st, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 144 pages, 117 illustrations, 38 pages in color, hardcover, cloth, English

Still the best collection of this artist's work to date. This monograph coincided with a major traveling retrospective and covers all aspects of Held's...

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2001 Apres Jesus Christ
  $225.00
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Jean-Luc Coudray, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Coudray, Jean-Luc, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Stardom, 2000, 1st, 978-2908766509, 7 inches, 9.5 inches, 40 pages, 19 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"2001 AD." A novella with 19 full-page color illustrations by Moebius. Self-published by Moebius' Stardom publishing company.

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Manoir
  $45.00
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Madeleine DeMille, Serge Clerc, DeMille, Madeleine, Clerc, Serge, Print run of 2000 copies, Very Good+ (upper rear corner lightly bumped, mild rubbing and scuffing to the back cover, cloth spine sunned, hinges wiggle, text block very sound, interior Fine), Paris, Albin Michel, 1988, 1st, 2226029702, 8 inches, 10.75 inches, 104 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

An uncommon comic noir graphic novel set in an old mansion.

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La Main Coupee
  $35.00
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Jean-Luc Fromental, Yves Chaland, Fromental, Jean-Luc, Chaland, Yves, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Tours, Nathan, 1990, 1st, 209274254X, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Nuits Noires" or Noir Nights. The format of this book is inspired by Steranko's Chandler with each page consisting of two panels with text below. Yves...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good, issued without dustjacket (upper corners bumped, lightly creasing pages at that corner, three small scrapes to the rear joint, mild wear to covers, interior sound and clean), Paris, Les Humanoïdes Associés, 1982, 1st, 2-7316-0159-0, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A scarce Moebius title. The making of the animated feature film, Les Maîtres du Temps, based upon a sci-fi novel by Stefan Wul, directed by Rene...

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Eric Goldberg, Goldberg, Eric, Near Fine (light bump to the lower corner,very slight shelfwear, new, unread) with unopened CD pouch, Los Angeles, Silman-James Press, 2008, 2nd, 978-1-879505-97-1, 10 inches, 8 inches, 240 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

A new, unread book and CD. Later printings did not include the CD. From the publisher: Character Animation Crash Course! is a veritable Genie's lamp...

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Political Wind-Ups (1962)
  $25.00
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Very Good+ (mild rubbing to corners, mild staining to the covers, flat, tight, clean), Alexander A. Roman, Mort Drucker, Roman, Alexander A., Drucker, Mort, Kanrom, 1962, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

This publisher released the bestselling The JFK Coloring Book (with art by Mort Drucker) in 1962 and quickly followed it up with this book the same year....

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Harlan Ellison, Richard Corben, Ellison, Harlan, Corben, Richard, Near Fine (light cover wear, very flat, tight, clean), NBM, New York, 1989, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A sharp bright copy. Graphic adaptations of Harlan Ellison's stories about A Boy and His Dog (in a post-apocalypse world): "Eggsucker," "A Boy and His Dog,"...

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Abbott Handerson Thayer
  $100.00
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Ross Anderson, Abbott Thayer, Anderson, Ross, Thayer, Abbott, Near Fine (spine rubbed, covers lightly rubbed), Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY, 1982, 1st, 10 inches, 8.25 inches, 144 pages, 16 color plates, 130 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

This 1982 retrospective exhibition catalog is the best illustrated treatment to date of this painter. Despite the immense popularity of his paintings of...

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Henry C. Pitz, Howard Pyle, Pitz, Henry C., Pyle, Howard, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Clarkson N. Potter, New York, 1975, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.4 inches, viii, 248 pages, 39 color and 165 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A first edition/printing of the major monograph on Pyle written by fellow illustrator and illustration historian Henry Pitz. Includes 39 color and 165 black...

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Arno, Arno, The portfolio was limited to 650 signed & numbered copies and 100 hors commerce copies, Near Fine, Aedena, Paris, 1986, 1st, 9 inches, 6 inches, 10 color illustrations

This lot consists of the ten 6.25 x 9 inch color lithograph prints on cardstock (plates) from the Portable Arno: Vestiges Portfolio. It lacks the two...

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Laurent Durieux, Durieux, Laurent, Signed and dated 05.24.16 by the artist, Near Fine, Cernunnos, Brussels, 2016, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 112 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

The first art book devoted to Poster Artist Laurent Durieux. Signed and dated 05.24.16 by the artist. This is the catalog for the exhibition "The Poster...

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Keleck, Nicollet, Keleck, Nicollet, Limited to 5,000 copies, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 1980, 1st, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 48 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, French

"This edition is given free to friends of Humanoides Associes and limited to 5,000 copies." A first and only printing of this story. A special...

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Ronald Searle, Searle, Ronald, Near Fine (moderate cover wear, very flat, tight, clean), Hamburg, Rowohlt, 1980, 1st, 3498061402, 11.75 inches, 8.6 inches, 80 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, German

"The Girls of Montmartre and St. Pauli" An original collection from Germany combining two Searle books into one. Searle's drawings of prostitutes and...

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Thorgal 1: Child of the Stars
  $25.00
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Jean Van Hamme, Grzegorz Rosinski, Van Hamme, Jean, Rosinski, Grzegorz, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Norfolk, VA, Ink Publishing, 1986, 1st American, 096178850X, 11.7 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From 1986, the first English language volume of the Franco-Belgian award-winning comics hit, Thorgal. A foundling raised by Vikings discovers his...

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Trevor Goring, Joyce Kaskey Goring, Goring, Joyce Kaskey Goring, Trevor, Signed by multiple artists, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Neshannock, PA, Hermes Press, 2021, 1st, 9781613452141, 9.25 inches, 12.5 inches, 302 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This storyboard art book features boards by over 80 artists including Tyrus Wong, Mentor Huebner, Sylvain Despretz, Anson Jew, Benton Jew, Rick Newsome,...

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Daniel Zimmer, Herbert Paus, Zimmer, Daniel, Paus, Herbert, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, Decatur, IL, 2021, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, over 300 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Another great entry in The Illustrated Press' series of artist monographs. Herbert Paus was a contemporary of J.C. Leyendecker. They both created...

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Hogan's Alley #23 - Pre-Order
  $7.50
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Very Fine, Bull Moose Publishing, Atlanta, GA, 2021, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Comic strip fans rejoice, the latest issue of "The Magazine of the Cartoon Arts" is coming! Every issue is full of interesting articles and fun, quirky...

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Norman Saunders
  $100.00
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David Saunders, Norman Saunders, Saunders, David, Saunders, Norman, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2008, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 368 pages, over 880 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: NORMAN SAUNDERS (1907-1989) was the legendary illustrator of Mars Attacks, Wacky Packages, Batman, Pre-Code Comics, Men's Adventure,...

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Modern Cartoon (#24)
  $20.00
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Walter Foster, Hal Rasmusson, Foster, Walter, Rasmusson, Hal, Near Fine (light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Foster Art Services, Laguna Beach, CA, 1931, Later (pre-1963), 13.75 inches, 10.25 inches, 36 pages, color centerspread and over 200 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Walter T. Foster's tips on cartooning. The primary artist is Hal Rasmusson whose teenage girl comic strip Aggie Mack ran from 1946 to the late 1950s. With...

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Reid Stewart Austin, George Petty, Austin, Reid Stewart, Petty, George, The Deluxe Edition with an extra gatefold pin-up not in the trade edition, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Gramercy, New York, 1997, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 192 pages, 152 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, cloth spine, English

This is the Deluxe Edition with an extra gatefold pin-up not in the trade edition. The only monograph on this popular pin-up artist (1894-1975) who...

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Arnold Roth, Roth, Arnold, One of 250 copies with an illustrated bookplate signed & numbered by the artist, Near Fine (light shelfwear, very flat, tight, clean), Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2001, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 124 pages, over 120 color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

One of 250 copies with an illustrated bookplate signed & numbered by the artist. Over 120 color and black & white illustrations by Arnold Roth...

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Arnold Roth, Roth, Arnold, One of 250 copies with an illustrated bookplate signed & numbered by the artist, Very Good+ (light bumps to the spine, light shelfwear, flat, tight, clean), Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2001, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 124 pages, over 120 color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

One of 250 copies with an illustrated bookplate signed & numbered by the artist. Over 120 color and black & white illustrations by Arnold Roth...

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Ernest W Watson, Watson, Ernest W, Very Good+ lacking dustjacket (mild wear to edges of the corners, corners sharp, previous owner's name written on the front endpaper, interior sound), Watson-Guptill, New York, 1946, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, xv, 318 pages, 24 color and 300 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Forty top illustrators discuss their approach, method and techniques. The illustrators chosen range from the traditional Golden Age magazine illustrators to...


John Fleskes, Joseph Clement Coll, Fleskes, John, Coll, Joseph Clement, The hardbound edition limited to 800 copies, Three inconspicuous highlighter marks (one opposite the half-title and two on the copyright page) otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Flesk, Santa Cruz, CA, 2003, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 168 pages, over 220 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The second monograph devoted to the art of pen & ink master Joseph Clement Coll. Over 220 illustrations. Out of print in softcover and hardcover. This...

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Alison Inches, Jim Henson, Inches, Alison, Henson, Jim, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (small bump and 1/8-inch tear to the top of the spine, otherwise only light wear to the exterior, interior Very Fine), Abrams, New York, 2001, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, 128 pages, 30 color and 100 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

A collection of drawings & sketches by the noted puppeteer. Out of print. From the publisher: Before there were Muppets, there were Jim Henson's...

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Anthony Quinn, Jack Vettriano, Quinn, Anthony, Vettriano, Jack, Signed by the artist, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, London, Pavilion Books, 2004, 1st, 9781862056466, 1-86205-646-3, 11.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth, English

A first printing signed by the artist. From the dustjacket: Over the last few years Jack Vettriano has risen to fame meteorically. Emerging from the...

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Richard Milner, Charles R. Knight, Milner, Richard, Knight, Charles R., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Abrams, New York, 2011, 1st, 10.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 180 pages, 260 full-color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. One of only two monographs on this incredible artist best known for his paintings of prehistoric life. From the publisher: American...

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Charles R. Knight, Knight, Charles R., Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Indiana Univ. Press, Bloomington, 2001, 1st, 8.75 inches, 10.5 inches, xxiv, 70 pages, 33 full-page illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Featuring 33 finished pencil drawings by Charles R. Knight. From the publisher: First published in 1946 Charles R. Knight's "Life Through the Ages"...

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Carl Rungius, Rungius, Carl, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Warwick, Toronto, 2001, 1st, 10.3 inches, 10.3 inches, 169 pages, over 150 color and 38 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Carl Rungius was a masterful painter and one of the best wildlife artists of the 20th century. Academically trained in Germany, Rungius traveled and painted...

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Mark Salisbury, Salisbury, Mark, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Disney Editions, 2012, 1st, 9781423141860, 9.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Production photos and concept art from the film. Frankenweenie is about a clever, quiet, scientifically minded boy named Victor, who lives in the...

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Tanks and How to Draw Them...
  $40.00
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Terence Cuneo, Cuneo, Terence, Very Good+ (light wear, sharp corners), Studio, London, 1943, 1st revised 1945, 6.8 inches, 5.5 inches, 64 pages, 86 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A scarce--and fascinating--title in the Studio's excellent How to Draw series. First published in 1943, it was revised and reprinted in 1945 to incorporate...

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Hajime Sorayama, Sorayama, Hajime, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Tokyo, Treville, 2000, 1st, 9784309904092, 14.5 inches, 10.75 inches, 120 pages, full-page color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

This 10 x 14 inch, large format book reproduces 73 major works as full-page and double-page color illustrations as well as a number of additional images and...

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Shamus Culhane, Culhane, Shamus, Near Fine in Very Good+ price-clipped dustjacket (lower corners lightly bumped, dustjacket moderately edge worn), St. Martin's, New York, 1986, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.5 inches, xiv, 463 pages, over 50 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, English

The autobiography of the longtime animator who, since 1924, has worked for most of the Hollywood animation studios: Fleischer, Warner Bros., Disney, MGM.

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Trina Robbins, Nell Brinkley, Robbins, Trina, Brinkley, Nell, Very Fine with Very Fine band, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2009, 1st, 9781560979708, 13 inches, 9.7 inches, 136 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Nominated for two 2010 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards (Best Archival Collection/Project: Strips; Best Publication Design). For over thirty years Nell...

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Bill Peet: An Autobiography
  $45.00
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Bill Peet, Peet, Bill, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (lower corners lightly bumped, mild edgewear and a small tear to price-clipped dustjacket), Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1989, 0395509327, 10.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 192 pages, over 250 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The Disney story man and bestselling children's book author's own story from his midwestern childhood to his many years at Disney, his falling out with...

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Arnold Palmer, Sir William Russell Flint, Palmer, Arnold, Flint, Sir William Russell, Very Good+ in Good dustjacket (blunt bump to the bottom edge, otherwise mild wear, corners shar, Studio, London, 1943, 2nd 1943, 10 inches, 6.5 inches, 148 pages, 8 color plates, 128 black & white plates, Hardcover, cloth, English

Flint was an illustrator and painter best known for his watercolor landscapes and nudes. This book includes a biography of Flint, 136 illustrations with...

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Show Business is No Business
  $90.00
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Al Hirschfeld, Hirschfeld, Al, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (only light wear, very sound, corners sharp, light dustjacket wear), Simon & Schuster, New York, 1951, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.75 inches, xiii, 142 pages, 82 two-color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, English

Lively witty essays on the theatre written & illustrated by Hirschfeld. Hirschfeld describes the world he knows so well in eleven chapters: Theatres,...

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Everything We Miss
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Luke Pearson, Pearson, Luke, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light wear), Nobrow Press, London, 2010, 2nd 2012, 8.6 inches, 6 inches, 38 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: 'On the dawn horizon, a pine tree all too briefly uproots itself. It dances... and nobody sees.' Have you ever...


Stan Lynde, Lynde, Stan, Signed by the artist, Near Fine (light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Cottonwood Publishing, Kalispell, MT, 1995, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 160 pages, over 600 black & white dailies, softcover, color wraps, English

Two years' worth of early dailies from Stan Lynde's classic western comic strip! Reproduces over 600 consecutive Rick O'Shay dailies from 1961 thru...

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Andrew Vachss, Geof Darrow, Gary Gianni, Scott Gustafson, Vachss, Andrew, Darrow, Gary Gianni, Scott Gustafson, Geof, Near Fine (light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2012, 1st, 978-1-61655-056-1, 9.25 inches, 6.5 inches, 96 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Best selling author Andrew Vachss teams with award-winning artist Geof Darrow to revive the spirit and format of...

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Penny (1953)
  $60.00
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Harry Haenigsen, Haenigsen, Harry, Very Good+ (mild wear, very flat, tight, clean), Simon & Schuster, New York, 1953, 1st, 8 inches, 5.25 inches, 160 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

An attractive copy of the only collection of this beautifully and crisply drawn teenage girl strip which was syndicated from the late 1940s through the...

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Gordon Grant Sketchbook
  $35.00
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Gordon Grant, Grant, Gordon, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (light wear, very clean, bookplate on front endpaper, moderate wear to topedge of dustjacket), Watson-Guptill, New York, 1960, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 80 pages, over 200 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

"This inspiring book brings together over 200 heretofore unpublished drawings from the personal sketchbooks of a famous marine artist. Of equal interest to...

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Ronald Searle: A Biography
  $45.00
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Russell Davies, Ronald Searle, Davies, Russell, Searle, Ronald, Very Good+ in Near Fine dustjacket (bump to the bottom edge of the rear board otherwise only light wear), Sinclair-Stevenson, London, 1990, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 192 pages, 42 color and 190 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An illustrated biography of Searle's first seventy years. Includes 42 color and 190 black & white illustrations, and a bibliography of Searle's books.

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Charles R. Kinghan, Charles R. Kinghan, Kinghan, Charles R., Kinghan, Charles R., Very Good+ in Good dustjacket (small bumps to upper corners, otherwise very sound, dustjacket has several pieces missing along top edge), Reinhold, New York, 1957, 1st, 10.4 inches, 8.6 inches, 160 pages, profusely illustrated in black & white with 18 pages in color, hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Pencil, wash drawing, charcoal, brush and ink, pastel, cado pen, casein - any one of these media may be used to...

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H. Barbara Weinberg, Jean-Leon Gerome, Weinberg, H. Barbara, Gerome, Jean-Leon, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket spine sunned), Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, 1984, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 128 pages, 69 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A fascinating look at the influence of this French painter on some 150 American students. Some of the better known names are George Bridgman, Edwin Lord...

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Joe Matt, Matt, Joe, #150 of 400 numbered copies signed by the artist, Blunt bump to the top of the spine otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, Montreal, Drawn & Quarterly, 2002, 1st, 9781896597690, 9.4 inches, 6.4 inches, 176 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first printing. The Signed & Numbered Hardcover. From the publisher: Described by Rolling Stone as 'the hottest of cartoonists' Joe Matt is...

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Floyd Gottfredson, Gottfredson, Floyd, #978 of 3000 copies signed by Gottfredson and Barks, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (one lower corner bumped, bottom edge slightly shelfrubbed, interior Fine), Another Rainbow, Prescott, AZ, 1988, 1st, 12.8 inches, 16.8 inches, 248 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Both the deluxe edition and the Pantheon trade edition contain eight classic stories from 1932-1939 from the Mickey Mouse newspaper strip (four Sunday...

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Godmachine, Godmachine, Signed by the artist, Very Good+ in Near Fine dustjacket (upper corners badly bumped, board peeking thru one corner, and the tips of the pages lightly bent at that corner, otherwise the book is Very Fine, new and seemingly unread), Flood Gallery, London, 2014, 1st, 13.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 240 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

This copy from the Kickstarter campaign is signed by the artist and includes these exclusive extras: Two signed A4 size (8.25 x 11.75) color prints...

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Gahan Wilson, Wilson, Gahan, Near Fine to Fine in Very Good slipcase, Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2011, 1st, 10.8 inches, 8.5 inches, 1056 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This Three-Book Slipcased Set always seemed way over-designed and ugly in my opinion: each book has a die-cut, cut-out in the cover, die-cut, cut-outs...

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