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1 (Brangwyn, Frank, illustrator). Hutton, Edward THE PAGEANT OF VENICE
London: John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, 1922. First edition. Hardcover. Offsetting to the endpapers, small thin discoloration to the colored top page edges, half-circle stain to the lower rear cover, mild soiling and staining to the covers, two corner tips bumped, else very good; in a lightly worn and repaired dust jacket. 
Beige cloth with front cover titled and decorated in black, gilt spine titles and device to a black panel. Quarto. 146 pages. A charming marriage of text and illustration with twenty color plates and thirty monochrome illustrations by Frank Brangwyn. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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2 (Cornwell, Dean). Broder, Patricia Janis DEAN CORNWELL: DEAN OF ILLUSTRATORS
New York: Balance House, Ltd., (1978). First edition. Large square quarto. Hardcover. Pale foxing to page edges, else a near fine copy, bound in maroon cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in an illustrated dust jacket that exhibits some mild age-toning and some light edgewear--particularly to spine head. A nice copy of the scarce first. 
Mammoth tribute to the illustrator and muralist, whose work decorated books, magazines, calendars, posters and walls from 1914-1960, and represents a decade-by-decade chronicle of the American aesthetic. 236 b&w illustrations, 63 color plates. Index. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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3 (Goya, Francisco). Delteil, Loys FRANCISCO GOYA: Seconde Partie
New York: Collectors Editions Ltd/Da Capo Press, 1969. Unabridged and authorized republication of the 1922 Paris edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in brown buckram with gilt cover titles, gilt spine titles on dark purple panels, plain brown endpapers; without dust jacket, as issued. Uniformly bound with the other volumes in the series. Quarto. 
Volume XV of LE PEINTRE-GRAVEUR ILLUSTRE: The Graphic Works of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Artists: An Illustrated Catalog. Over 160 illustrations are represented with the explanatory text in French. Second Goya volume in the series. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 (Greenaway, Kate). Neal, Tom KATE GREENAWAY: An Appreciation of a Portraitist
Los Angeles, California: Dawson's Book Shop, (1945). First edition. Fine in stapled printed wraps. Small octavo. 9 pages; frontispiece portrait. 
Christmas keepsake tribute to Kate Greenaway's portrait art, printed at the Bookman Press in Los Angeles. This copy has been inscribed, SIGNED, and dated (Christmas, 1945) by Neal to the reverse of the front cover. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 (McMullan, James). Glaser, Milton, introductory interviewer MCMULLAN: Revealing Illustrations
New York: Watson-Guptill Publications. (1981). First edition. Hardcover. Top corner tip slightly bumped, tiny spot of stain to the upper page edges, else near fine; dust jacket shows faint age-toning, very slight wear and soiling to extemities. 
Illustrated with b&w photos and sketches, and color repros of watercolors. A beautiful and useful guide for students and professionals who love graphic art, McMullan gives a step-by-step demonstration of his unique approach to the design process. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 (Robinson, Boardman). Christ-Janer, Albert BOARDMAN ROBINSON
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, (1946). First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus with bump to spine head, minor dampstain to lower fore-edge with mild soiling; dust jacket has slight age-toning, chips to spine head and tail, wear, chips and creasing to extremities, small stain to front panel. 
Illustrated with b&w halftones and color plates, including frontispiece, this book shows in many mediums and techniques the power and scope of the illustrator of American classics such as Whitman's LEAVES OF GRASS and Masters' SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 (Rockwell, Norman). Taborin, Glorina NORMAN ROCKWELL'S COUNTING BOOK
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, (1977). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in laminated pictorial boards with mild wear and scratches to the boards. 
Illustrated throughout, this game book uses 23 of Rockwell's famous paintings to teach small children how to count. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Beardsley, Aubrey VENUS AND TANNHAUSER
London: Bracken Books/Bestseller Publications Limited. (1985). 0946495408 / 9780946495405 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine, in a fine pictorial dust jacket. 
The amorous encounter between Venus, the mythical Goddess of Love, and the legendary knight Tannhauser, is retold in beautifully erotic passages, as well as an abundant selection of Beardsley's drawings. Quarto. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Booth, Franklin FRANKLIN BOOTH: Sixty Reproductions from Original Drawings with an Appreciation by Earnest Elmo Calkins and an Introduction by Meredith Nicholson
New York: Robert Frank, Publisher, 1925. First edition. One of 210 numbered copies SIGNED by the illustrator, Franklin Booth. This is copy number 6. Hardcover. Heel of the spine slightly frayed, covers display some minor soiling, staining, and age-toning, especially to the spine, front inner hinge weak and cracking, else a very good copy in oatmeal cloth with gilt embossed cover and spine titles. Folio. 
A wonderful presentation copy additionally inscribed and SIGNED by Franklin Booth, with the artist's charming ORIGINAL illustration, in green ink, framing the inscription; also contains a lengthy inscription, SIGNED by the publisher to an associate. 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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10 Bossert, Jill, editor HUMOR
New York: Madison Square Press. (1987). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a color illustrated dust jacket with mild age-toning, very slight wear to top-edge rear panel, and a cross-shaped scratch to front panel. Quarto. 
Beautifully illustrated throughout in color and b&w, on coated stock. Chosen from the exhibition, Humor '87, this book contains over 300 of the best of American humorous illustration, including single cartoons, syndicated strips, and political cartoons. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Brangwyn, Frank & Preston, Hayter WINDMILLS
London: John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, (1923). B000GTAUG4 First edition. Hardcover. Mild scattered foxing within, moderate foxing to page edges, covers mildly dust soiled, else near fine in bright yellow cloth with a pictorial cover illustration and titles stamped in black, yellow spine titles on a black panel, decorative endpapers. 
Small quarto. 126 pages. A tribute in words and pictures to windmills in the UK and Europe, with Frank Brangwyn's 16 stunning handcolored plates--including frontispiece, and many black-and-white head and tail pieces throughout. Quite nice! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 Cook, Beryl THE WORKS
London: John Murray/Gallery, (1975). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine with covers very lightly splayed, paper-clip indentation to rear free endpaper, small bump to lower corner tip of front cover; in price-clipped dust jacket that shows some pale age-toning, and a tiny crease which echoes bump to cover. 
Color illustrations throughout. Twelve years ago Cook was given a child's painting set and she has painted compulsively ever since. Claiming THE FLINSTONES as her main influence, the results are a satirical but never cruel portrait of every day life. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Darling, Harold; Neumeyer, Peter, editors IMAGE & MAKER: An Annual Dedicated to the Consideration of Book Illustration
La Jolla, California: Green Tiger Press, 1984. 0881389762 First edition. Numerous b&w illustrations and 29 sumptuously colored, hand-tipped plates, some of extreme rarity. Hardcover. Fine in taupe cloth; in a lightly shelfworn dust jacket. Oblong octavo. 
Forgotten and undiscovered treasures as well as familiar favorites are the subject of this annual, which dedicated itself to an eclectic consideration of the fine art of book illustration. Included is a critical essay on the picture-book. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 Harrison, Barbara & Maguire, Gregory, editors INNOCENCE & EXPERIENCE: Essays & Conversations on Children's Literature...from Programs Presented at the Center for the Study of Children's Literature at Simons College, Boston
New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, (1987). First edition. Drawn Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with artwork by Uri Shulevitz. Appendices, bibliography, chronology of programs, biographies of contributors, index. Illustrated. 
Compendium of commentary by an extraordinary who's who of children's artists and writers: Peter Dickinson, Susan Cooper, Lloyd Alexander, Joan Aiken, Natalie Babbit, Eleanor Cameron, Virginia Hamilton, Chris Van Allsburg, Laurence Yep, et alia! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Heller, Steven & Meggs, Philip B. Graphic Design U.S.A: 8: The Annual of the American Institute of Graphic Arts
New York: Watson-Guptill Publications. (1987). First edition. Hardcover. Fine; in a color-illustrated dust jacket with faint scratches to rear panel. 
Illustrated in color and b&w with commentary. This annual of the Institute's 1986-1987 season, showcases competitive exhibitions, with selected works of the top designers, illustrators, photographers, typographers, printers and others in the field. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Kner, Carol Stevens PRINT CASEBOOKS 3: Third Annual Edition; The Best in Covers and Posters
Washington, D.C. RC Publications, Inc. (1978). First edition. Hardcover. Artists name on the front endpaper, mild edge-wear, bump and wear to front and rear lower-corner tip; in dust jacket with mild wear and soiling to extremities, nicks to spine head, small closed-edge tear with attendant creasing to top-edge both panels. 
Containing 51 superb color and b&w magazine, book, and record album covers, plus 33 visually powerful posters, all fully described and analyzed, this book represents a cross section of the 70's foremost designers, art directors and illustrators. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Perry, George and Aldridge, Alan THE PENGUIN BOOK OF COMICS
Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, (1971). First revised edition. Hardcover. Slightly splayed boards, mild age-toning as expected, else near fine; in an illustrated dust jacket with wear and nicks to spine head, tiny closed edge tears to upper edge front panel; age-toning, 2cm tear with attendant creasing to upper edge rear panel. 
Title page SIGNED and inscribed (with drawings!) by artist Alan Aldridge to his friend Bernie Taupin, lyricist for Elton John, for whom Aldridge designed album covers. Bernie Taupin's ownership seal appears on the front endpaper. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Santa Barbara, CA: Serbin Communications, Inc. (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a full-color illustrated dust jacket. 
More than 1200 beautiful color illustrations throughout on coated stock, with easy access index. This book was produced as a valuable directory of work by some of the world's most talented artists, for buyers of professional illustration. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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19 Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS OF LOS ANGELES: Illustration West 18
Hollywood, California: Graphicus. (1979). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in pictorial boards with mild creasing to spine head and tail, a bump to lower-tip front cover, and light soiling to front and rear covers; no dust jacket. 
Illustrated in color and b&w, this annual publication was produced to display examples of the best illustration in the Western States and Western Provinces of Canada, for distribution to advertisers, printers, book and magazine publishers of the time. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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