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THE ART OF JEFFREY JONES
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THE ART OF JEFFREY JONES

By Fenner, Cathy; Fenner, Arnie (editors) (re: Jeffrey Jones)

Nevada City, California: Underwood Books, 2002. 159 pp. Signed by Jeffrey Jones on the title page. Glossy pictorial boards matching the dustjacket; illustrated endpapers; headband. The reason the entire cover doesn't show in the scan is quite simple: the book is larger than the scanner bed. The Contents are: Passages: Foreword by Arnie Fenner; Sketches: Biographical Notes and Random Memories; Fantasy Art; Science Fiction; Comic Art; Nightshade; Primitives; Puritan; and The Graces. Frank Frazetta once called Jeff Jones the greatest living painter. . Signed by Artist. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Jeff Jones;. 4to.

$199.95

LOCH LOMOND, LOCH KATRINE, AND THE TROSSACHS
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LOCH LOMOND, LOCH KATRINE, AND THE TROSSACHS

By Eyre-Todd, George

London and Glasgow: Blackie and Son, 1938. 67 pp. Signed and dated by the artist on the front free endpaper. Light wear on the corners with a bit of darkening on the spine; no dustjacket; aside from the artist's writing, no interior markings. Illustrated with twelve watercolour plates by Ernest William Haslehust, all present and accounted for. The Chapters are: Loch Lomond, Loch Katrine, and the Trossachs; Loch Lomond, South Shore; The Buchanan Country; The Colquhoun Country; The Islands; The Macfarlane Country; Glenfalloch; and Loch Katrine and the Trossachs.. Signed by Artist. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by E. W. Haslehust;. 8vo.

$19.95

A BOOK OF DELIGHTS - An Anthology of Words and Pictures
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A BOOK OF DELIGHTS - An Anthology of Words and Pictures

By Hadfield, John (editor) (Beethoven; William Blake; James Boswell; Robert Browning; Elizabeth Barrett Browning; G. K. Chesterton; Joseph Conrad; Walter de la Mare; Thomas De Quincey; George Eliot; Aldous Huxley; Plato; Dylan Thomas; Virginia Woolf)

London: Hulton Press, 1954. (xi) 256 pp. Quarter-bound in white cloth on blue, white and gilt decorated boards; decorated in gilt on the spine; illustrated boards and illustrated throughout with black and white and colour plates. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks and short tears around the edges; protected by mylar; price intact; previous owner's name inside. The Contents are: Introduction; Awakening; Delights of the Senses; Being and Doing; Loving; Dreaming; Making; Understanding; and Falling Asleep; followed by Notes on the Illustrations; and Index of Authors and Composers. Some of the artists and writers featured here are: Edgar Degas; Augustus John; Renoir; Monet; Edwin Smith; Watteau; Pieter Brueghel the Elder; Rembrandt; Frances Bacon; Beethoven; William Blake; James Boswell; Robert Browning; Elizabeth Barrett Browning; G. K. Chesterton; Joseph Conrad; Walter de la Mare; Thomas De Quincey; George Eliot; David Garnett; Thomas Gray; Thomas Hood; Aldous Huxley; Ben Jonson; John Keats; Ogden Nash; Plato; William Shakespeare; Percy Bysshe Shelley; Edmund Spenser; Robert Louis Stevenson; Dylan Thomas; Paul Verlaine; Virginia Woolf; William Wordsworth; and many, many more.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. Illus. by Edgar Degas; Augustus John; Renoir; Monet; Edwin Smith; Watteau; Pieter Brueghel the Elder; Rembrandt;. 8vo.

$14.95

THE EYE OF PICASSO
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THE EYE OF PICASSO

By Penrose, Roland

New York: Mentor Unesco - The New American Library, 1967. 23, 32 pp. Light edge and corner wear with some creasing on the spine. Illustrated in full colour. A 23 page introduction by Roland Penrose, followed by 32 of Picasso's paintings in colour.. First Paperback Printing. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Pablo Picasso;. Art, prints & posters.

$14.95

STAINED GLASS BASICS - Techniques, Tools, Projects
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STAINED GLASS BASICS - Techniques, Tools, Projects

By Rich, Chris; Mitchell, Martha, Ward, Rachel

New York: Sterling Publishing, 1997. 144 pp. Oversized softcover format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs by Evan Bracken and with drawings by Orrin Lundgren. Instructions shed light on basic copper foil and leaded glass techniques, selecting and cutting glass, making patterns, safety tips, and other illuminating topics. And each project is shown in glorious colour. The Contents are: Introduction; Overview; Art Glass; Workshop and Safety; Materials and Supplies; Tools and Equipment; Scoring and Breaking Glass; Patterns and Templates; Working with Copper Foil; Working with Lead Came; Minor Repairs; The Projects; Gallery; and Metric Conversion Chart; followed by Index to Subjects and Index to Projects.. Later Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Orrin Lundgren; Evan Bracken;. 4to.

$19.95

TARZAN IN COLOR: Volume 2: 1932 - 1933
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TARZAN IN COLOR: Volume 2: 1932 - 1933

By Burroughs, Edgar Rice (foreword by Ray Bradbury) (Bill Blackbeard - editor)

New York: Flying Buttress - Classics Library, 1993. Unpaginated. Green leatherette boards lettered in silver on the front panel and spine; illustrated endpapers; headband. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Fully illustrated, mostly in colour, by Hal Foster. Foster's Tarzan comic strip, adapted from the Edgar Rice Burroughs novels, began January 7, 1929. Foster, well known for his Prince Valiant strip, quit Tarzan briefly, then returned to do the Sunday strip beginning September 27, 1931, continuing until Burne Hogarth took over the Sunday Tarzan on May 9, 1937. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Illus. by Hal Foster;. Folio.

$49.95

DRAWING DRAGONS
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DRAWING DRAGONS

By Hansen, Jim; Burns, John

Toronto: Arcturus Publishing - Indigo Books, 2006. 144 pp. Glossy pictorial boards; illustrated in colour and in black and white throughout. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings. Steeped in centuries of legend, dragons make the ideal subject matter for fantasy drawing and painting and, as mythical creatures (maybe), they provide artists with virtually limitless creative scope. The book's clear, step-by-step pictures are accompanied by concise, easy-to-follow instruction, describing each level of technique from basic construction to colouring your finished artwork, combining user-friendliness and inspiration to create a recipe for success. The Contents are: Introduction; Tools of the Trade; Basic Construction; Basic Perspective; Eyes; Claws: Hands; Claws: Feet; Wings; Meet the Dragons; Western Dragon; Eastern Dragon - Tibetan; Eastern Dragon - Asian; Eastern Dragon - Mongolian; North American Dragon; Central and South American Dragon; African Dragon; And... Action.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good+. 4to.

$34.95

FANTASTIC EXPLOITS - Number 20
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FANTASTIC EXPLOITS - Number 20

By Frazetta, Frank

Miami, Florida: S.F.C.A., 1971. Unpaginated. Staple-bound in card covers; magazine format. Light rubbing on the corners. This is an all-Frazetta issue, featuring two comic book Thunda stories along with Dan Brand and Tipi.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Frank Frazetta;. 4to.

$24.95

THE COLLECTED DRAWINGS OF ROBERT E. HOWARD
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THE COLLECTED DRAWINGS OF ROBERT E. HOWARD

By Howard, Robert E. (prepared by Rob Roehm)

Texas: The Robert E. Howard Foundation Press, 2009. (iv) 37 pp. Oversized softcover. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Contents are: The Other Art of Robert E. Howard by Bill Cavalier; Acknowledgements by Rob Roehm; Comics Sketches and Doodles; Maps - Hyborian and Others; and Cross Plains High School Text Book.. First Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 4to.

$49.95

FRANK FRAZETTA SPECIAL
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FRANK FRAZETTA SPECIAL

By Frazetta, Frank

Toronto: Memory Lane Publications, 1969. 64 pp. Printed on newsprint in magazine format. Slightly darkened around the edges; no interior markings. A Captain George Presents publication. The front cover features one of the pieces that Frazetta did for Midwood Books. This contains the following comic-style stories illustrated by Frazetta: Rocky Rooster; Looie Lazybones (two stories); Kathy; Talented Bear; Hucky Duck; Bashful Cricket; Dan Brand and Tipi (three stories); The Scared Life Saver; and 3 Year Old Hero.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Frank Frazetta;. 4to.

$24.95

FRANK FRAZETTA SPECIAL
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FRANK FRAZETTA SPECIAL

By Frazetta, Frank

Toronto: Memory Lane Publications, 1969. Unpaginated. Printed on newsprint; magazine format. Slightly darkened around the edges; no interior markings. A Captain George Presents publication. The front cover features one of Frazetta's David Innis drawings. Inside is a collection of the artwork that Frazetta did for Midwood Books, 21 in all, including a few double-sized ones.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Frank Frazetta;. 4to.

$49.95

FANTASTIC EXPLOITS - Number 17
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FANTASTIC EXPLOITS - Number 17

By Frazetta, Frank; William, Al; Wood, Wally

Miami, Florida: S.F.C.A., 1970. Unpaginated. Staple-bound in card covers; magazine format. Light rubbing on the corners with a bit of darkening around the edges. This contains the following comic-style stories: White Indian by Frank Frazetta; The Lost Lives of Laura Hastings by Al Williamson; and Captain Science by Wally Wood; along with individual drawings by Don Newton, Jim Chase; and Doug Potter.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Frank Frazetta; Al Williamson; Wally Wood; Don Newton; Jim Chase; Doug Potter;. 4to.

$24.95

FINGERSPELLING - Poems and Drawings
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FINGERSPELLING - Poems and Drawings

By Baker, Aidan

Toronto: Penumbra Press, 2000. 68 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings. Fingerspelling is the story in verse of a man who becomes romantically involved with a hearing impaired woman. It tells of his attempts to understand his own feelings for her, and how her disability affects her relations with others, the world, and himself. Essentially, this is about communication. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo.

$9.95

DECOYS - The Art of the Wooden Bird
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DECOYS - The Art of the Wooden Bird

By LeMaster, Richard

Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1982. 156 pp. Beige cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white drawings and colour plates. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few short tears around the edges and a small chip from the upper left of the front panel; price clipped; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; Putting the Puzzle Together; Miniature Mallard Decoy; Plans for Miniatures; Anatomy Axioms; Observing the Flaws; Common Decoy Flaws; The Eyes Have It; Wood; Tools; The Full Size Decoy; The Masters of Yesteryear; Style in Wood; The One-Third Size Decoy; The Variables in Color; Paints; Beginner's Buying Guide; The Confusion of Colors; The Color Detector; Mixing the Colors; Color Chart; Painting Tips; The New Trend: Realistic Sculptures; and Helpful Hints; followed by a glossary and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 4to.

$24.95

FAMOUS MONSTER MOVIE ART OF BASIL GOGOS
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FAMOUS MONSTER MOVIE ART OF BASIL GOGOS

By Gammill, Kerry; Spurlock, J. David (editors) (introduction by Rob Zombie) (re: Basil Gogos)

Somerset, New Jersey: Vanguard Productions, 2005. 160 pp. Glossy pictorial boards matching the dustjacket; rose-coloured endpapers with the front free endpaper having a portrait of Bela Lugosi as Dracula; headband; illustrated mostly in full colour. No obvious signs of use; this has the feel of an unread copy. The Contents are: Introduction by Rob Zombie; Foreword by Kerry Gammill; Basil Gogos: A Colorful Life; Monsters a-Gogos; Gogos Goes West; A Man's Life; The King is Dead - Long Live the King; The New Monster Scene; From Film to Fine Art; Return of the King; Icons of Horror; Charcoal Chillers; Gogos Rocks On; and Looking Back... and Ahead.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Basil Gogos;. 4to.

$349.95

BETTY (Bettie) PAGE, THE 50s RAGE - A Pin-up Portfolio - Number 2 - January 1993
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BETTY (Bettie) PAGE, THE 50s RAGE - A Pin-up Portfolio - Number 2 - January 1993

By Woron, Steve (editor) (re: Bettie Page)

Windsor, Connecticut: Illustration Studio, 1993. Unpaginated. Staple-bound in pictorial covers. Fully illustrated with black and white drawings. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Don Paresi;. 8vo. Comics.

$14.95

NATURE AQUARIUM - Complete Works 1985 - 2009
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NATURE AQUARIUM - Complete Works 1985 - 2009

By Amano, Takashi

Neptune City, New Jersey: TFH Publications, 2011. 266 pp. PIctorial boards matching the dustjacket; silver endpapers; headband; illustrated in full colour with photographs of Takashi Amano's designs. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The art and science of keeping aquariums has come a long way from its Victorian roots. One recent development has raised the bar on aquatic artistry: the nature aquarium. Developed by Takashi Amano, nature aquariums bring vibrant slices of tropical rivers into the home and office. Emphasizing live plants at least as much as the fish, they are lush aquatic gardens that invite the viewer to marvel at these miniature ecosystems. The Contents are: Prologue; 1985 - 1991; 1992 - 1993; 1994 - 1996; 1997 - 1999; 2000 - 2004; 2005 - 2009; and Epilogue.. Second Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to.

$89.95

A HANNES BOK TREASURY - with - A HANNES BOK SHOWCASE
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A HANNES BOK TREASURY - with - A HANNES BOK SHOWCASE

By Korshak, Stephen D. (editor) (forewords by Ray Bradbury and Frederik Pohl)

Novato, California and Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Underwood Miller; Charles F. Miller, 1993. 90, 88 pp. Oversized. Both books are lightly rubbed on the corners with flat uncreased spines; no interior markings. Introductions by Stephen D. Korshak; forewords by Ray Bradbury and Frederik Pohl; followed by Bok's incredible illustrations in colour and in black and white, along with a bibliography.. First Printings - First Thus. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Hannes Bok;. 4to.

$49.95

SPACE ART
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SPACE ART

By Miller, Ron

New York: Starlog Magazine - O'Quinn Studios, 1978. 192 pp. Oversized softcover. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Wraparound cover art by Chesley Bonestell. Ilustrated with a few black and whites but mostly in colour by artists too numerous to list but included are: Chesley Bonestell; Paul Calle; Hal Clement; Vincent DiFate; Chris Foss; Frank R. Paul; Norman Rockwell; Alex Schomburg; Mike Whelan; James Wyeth; and many, many others. The Contents are: Preface by Kerry O'Quinn; Artist Index; Introduction: In the Beginning; The Archaeology of Space Art; The Masters of Space Art: Chesley Bonestell; Bob McCall; Ludek Pesek; Lucien Rudaux; The Big Back Yard; Everybody's Favorite Planet: Saturn; Comets; The Galaxy and Its Worlds; How We'll Get There: The Hardware Artists; The Universe and the Imagination; The NASA Fine Arts Program; The Great 1951 Space Program; About Some of the Artists; Where to See Space Art; The Making of a Space Painting; and Selected Bibliography.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Chesley Bonestell;. 4to.

$19.95

THE SOURCEBOOK FOR ARTISTS - Designer's Edition 10
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THE SOURCEBOOK FOR ARTISTS - Designer's Edition 10

By Kazan, Katie (editorial manager)

Madison, Wisconsin: The Guild - Kraus Sikes, 1995. 216 pp. Pictorial boards; as issued, no dustjacket. Light wear on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated throughout with colour and sepia photographs, sculptures and paintings, et cetera. The Contents are: The Guild at Ten by Jody Clowes; Commission Profiles - Thumbnail Sketches of Projects by Ten Distinguished Guild Artists; Reflections on the Commissioning Process - Short Interviews with Some Long-time Advertisers; The Studio Furniture Movement; Resources: Ten Great Ways to Use the Designer's Edition; Gallery Listings; Organizations and Publications; Index of Artists by State; Index of Artists and Companies; Artists by Section; Work for the Wall: Tapestry; Art Quilts; Paper; Fiber; Ceramics; Glass; Other Media; Painted Finishes and Murals; Furniture: Wood; Metal; Other Media; Accessories: Lighting; Textiles and Floor Coverings; Sculpture and Objects; The Guild Register of Fiber Art for the Wall; and The Guild Register of Ceramic Art for the Wall.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. 4to.

$49.95

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