Commercial Art

We can help you find the commercial art books you are looking for. As the world's largest independent marketplace for new, used and rare books, you always get the best in service and value when you buy from Biblio.com, and all of your purchases are backed by our return guarantee.

Commercial Art Books & Ephemera

CANADIAN SCENERY IlUSTRATED [2 Volumes]

CANADIAN SCENERY IlUSTRATED [2 Volumes]

by Bartlett, W.H. and N.P. Willis

London: James S. Virtue, City Road and Ivy Lane, n.d. [1842] 2 volumes, 117 plates + engraved map, 2 vignettes on extra engraved title-pages, all with tissue guards. Original green cloth stamped in blind, with gilt stamped cover vignette and ornate gilt spines, all edges gilt. Covers slightly soiled and rubbed at the tips, head of spine started with a slight pull to head of vol. 2, minor occassional foxing, else very good.. Original Cloth. Very Good. Quarto.
Item Price
CA$1,000.00
Decade of Protest: Political Posters from the United States, Vietnam, and Cuba, 1965-1975

Decade of Protest: Political Posters from the United States, Vietnam, and Cuba, 1965-1975

by David Kunzle; Nguyen Ngoc Dung Wells, Carol

Santa Monica: Smart Art Press, 1996. Book. Fine. Soft cover. First Printing of the First Edition. Fine, apparently unread copy..
Item Price
CA$40.00
4 'Zines from Europe - 1994-2004

4 'Zines from Europe - 1994-2004

by The Real State! - JVS Magazine - Le Gun

Magazine. Illus. by Color Pics, Graphics & Stories-- Graffiti-Tagged Trains & Walls. Good. Printed Wrapper. 1994-2004. (4) 'zine issues from Europe-- filled with color magazine pics, graphics & narratives. In very nice collectible condition. 1994. 'THE REAL STATE!'-- 'the international underground arts & music magazine'- color glossy photos. Truth Soldiers, Rampage UK, DJ Pogo, 'Rap Reviews' by Neka, and more. Published in Sheffield, UK. 1999. (2) Issues of... Read more
Item Price
$200.00
John Graham Convict   a Historical Narrative

John Graham Convict a Historical Narrative

by Gibbings, Robert

N.Y.: A. S. Barnes and Co., 1957. Book. Illus. by Gibbings, Robert. Fine. Hardcover. First Printing of the First American Edi. Fine, apparently unread copy, in a fine jacket..
Item Price
CA$50.00
Humours of Golf

Humours of Golf

by Robinson, W. Heath

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1923. Book. Illus. by Robinson, Heath. Very Good. Hardcover. First Printing of the First Edition. Very good, with light bumping to extremities, a short, superficial split at top of front spine fold, a small circle of sticker residue right knee of ball striker ( probably removeable ), and the usual rectangular tanning to endpapers. A few minor traces of finger soiling within. Still a sound copy in original, unadulterated binding. The jacket has some edgewear, and a long... Read more
Item Price
CA$750.00
SOFT AS STEEL: THE ART OF JULIE BELL

SOFT AS STEEL: THE ART OF JULIE BELL

by NIGEL SUCKLING(TEXT), JULIE BELL(ILLUSTRATOR)

LONDON: PAPER TIGER. Large format soft cover. First printing. Fantasy art collection, including superhero artwork(Marvel, DC and other characters). Slight wear on cover edges. Slight peeling on the front bottom cover turning point. Clean, tight pages. Strong binding. No inscriptions. . Very Good. Paperback. First Paperback Edition. 1999.
Item Price
£12.00
Physics in the 20th Century

Physics in the 20th Century

by Curt SUPLEE

U.S.A.: Harry N. Abrams, 1999. Book. As New. Hardcover. 1st Edition. The discoveries and inventions of physicists in this century have revolutionized modern life. One hundred years ago, scientists questioned the very existence of atoms and knew almost nothing about the cosmos. Today, physicists can arrange individual atoms on a surface and make an image of the result, and have begun to unravel the history of time and the universe.In this book, Curt Suplee documents one of the most remarkable flowering of... Read more
Item Price
$20.00
Winterboek 1934-1935

Winterboek 1934-1935

Amsterdam, 1935. Journal. Very Good. Soft cover. Very many tipped in color plates. Photography, illustration and literature in Dutch. Foxing on several pages..
Item Price
$35.00
Norman Rockwell's Christmas Book

Norman Rockwell's Christmas Book

by Rockwell Molly Consulting Editor (& Wife)

New York: Harry N Abrams Inc Publishers, 1977. This charming volume is a Christmas gift book to please every taste and every age. The pictures - 83 plates in full color and 12 in black and white have been chosen from Rockwell's entire body of work to illustrate the many varied Christmas themes. All illustrations are by America's best-loved artist, Norman Rockwell,and the book, like Rockwell himself, is made up of equal parts of love, good cheer, gentleness, and humor. Not only stories and poems but the... Read more
Item Price
$45.00
PRAYERS IN A FIELD: ten poems

PRAYERS IN A FIELD: ten poems

by Aliquando Press] - Lochhead, Douglas

Toronto: The Aliquando Press, 1974. Limited to 125 numbered copies, this being "h/c". 15 cm x 9.2 cm, 12 leaves, line cuts of 5 drawings by Paulette Dennis (nee Riches), bound in brown Swedish Ingres Tumba paper wrappers with illustration and lettering duplicating title-page. Designed and printed by William Rueter. Small blemish to paper of rear cover, else near fine. [Aliquando Press Three Decades, BK 28]. Limited, First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Paulette Dennis. 12 mo..
Item Price
CA$200.00
O Canada

O Canada

by Harrison, Ted ( SIGNED )

Toronto: Kids Can Press, 1992. Book. Illus. by Harrison, Ted. Fine. Signed by Artist. First Printing of the First Edition. Fine copy, in jacket with just the slightest fading to spine. Signed and dated on the title page, in year of publication.
Item Price
CA$100.00
HORTUS FLORIDUS - The Second Book. Contayning a very lively and true Description of the Flowers of the Summer, Autumn and Winter

HORTUS FLORIDUS - The Second Book. Contayning a very lively and true Description of the Flowers of the Summer, Autumn and Winter

by Pass, Crispin van de; With a Preface by Eleanour Sinclair Ronde, Calligraphy by Margaret Shipton, Translated from the Latin by Spencer Savage

London: The Cresset Press, 1929. #295 of 500 copies on mould made paper (plus an additional 30 on hand-made paper). Pp. Unpaginated. Narrow green leather backstrip over marbled boards. 62 reproductions of copper engravings printed on the rectos with the text printed on adjoining verso. Text printed in a clean, calligraphic font. Very good, tight, clean copy. The original Hortus Floridus appeared in four states between the years 1614 and 1617. Compared to the common woodcut techniques which prevailed... Read more
Item Price
CA$150.00
Payne's Orbis Pictus  or  Book of Beauty for Every Table   Bound with Reynard the Fox  a Poem in Twelve Cantos  ( Trans. By E. W. Holloway

Payne's Orbis Pictus or Book of Beauty for Every Table Bound with Reynard the Fox a Poem in Twelve Cantos ( Trans. By E. W. Holloway

by Payne, Albert Henry

Dresden and Leipzig / London: A, H. Payne and W. French Book. Near Fine. Full-Leather. Fine but for Minor rubbing andwear to extremities.School prize award presentation dated 1859, tipped to front pastedown. Major flaw is scattered foxing throughout, the worst of which is in the text and margins, but does affect several of the evgravings. The majority are still sharp and clean. Bound in gilt decorated dark, blue-black leather, with gilt inner dentels. Spine with 5 raised bands, and brgundy label.... Read more
Item Price
CA$300.00
The Artful Dodger: Images & Reflections

The Artful Dodger: Images & Reflections

by Nick Bantock

Vancouver: Raincoast Books, 2000. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Printing of the First Edition. Fine, apparently unread copy, in a fine jacket. Overweight..
Item Price
CA$45.00
The Country Life Book of Fairy Tales

The Country Life Book of Fairy Tales

by Pierce, Patricia

London: Country Life Books, 1985. Book. Illus. by Doulton. Fine. Hardcover. First Printing of the First Edition. Fine copy, in jaacket with only the slightest traces of use. 30 colour plates from Royal Doulton tiles..
Item Price
CA$40.00
The Nabob  ( a Magazine for Merchants )

The Nabob ( a Magazine for Merchants )

by Nabob

Vancouver: Nabob, 1928. Book. Good +. Well worn, but complete and intact in side stapled wraps. Spine chipped, with pieces missing. Some staining to back cover, and bottom margin of the last few pages. 140 pages of ads and articles about products and marketing. ( much relating to British Columbia ). 20 pages devoted to coffee. The christmas issue of 1928. Scarce..
Item Price
CA$150.00
Yoshida Hiroshi: Print-Maker

Yoshida Hiroshi: Print-Maker

by Blakeney, Ben Bruce

Tokyo: Foreign Affairs Association of Japan, 1953. Bound in stitched cream wrappers. Reprint from "Contemporary Japan" Contains COLOR FRONTISPIECE - WOOD BLOCK PRINT BY YOSHIDA HIROSHI. Has black and white photo of Hiroshi & plate showing signature and seals of Hiroshi & color plate of Morning on Tsurugi-Zan from Twelve Scenes in the Japan Alps 1926. There is a list of the prints and books of Yoshida Hiroshi as well as other books about the artist.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.... Read more
Item Price
$140.00
Skizzen Aus Dem Volksleben in Ungarn Mit Fünf und Zwanzig Gemalten Bildlichen Darstellungen von Barabás, Sterio und Weber

Skizzen Aus Dem Volksleben in Ungarn Mit Fünf und Zwanzig Gemalten Bildlichen Darstellungen von Barabás, Sterio und Weber

by Pronay] - Prónay, Freiherrn Gabriel Von

Pesth [Budapest]: Hermann Geibel, 1855. (41 cm x 29 cm), pp. [vii], 106 + 25 vibrantly coloured chromolithograph plates with tissue guards, woodcut vignette to title-page. Original red, morocco grained cloth, title-page vignette repeated in gilt to front cover, gilt lettering, gilt and blind stamped decorative frame to front cover, blind stamped frame to rear cover, all edges gilt. Sympathetically rebacked with original ornate gilt spinestrip laid on, corners strengthened. Light shelf wear to edges, some... Read more
Item Price
CA$3,750.00
Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town

Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town

by Seth; Leacock, Stephen

N. Y.: Skyhorse Publishing, 2013. Book. Illus. by Seth. Fine. Hardcover. First Thus. Fine, unread copy, in a fine jacket..
Item Price
CA$45.00
Peacock & Vine  Fortuny and Morris in Life and in Work

Peacock & Vine Fortuny and Morris in Life and in Work

by Byatt, A. S

London: Chatto & Windus, 2016. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Printing of the First Edition. Fine, unread copy, in jacket with one closedtear. ( barely discernable )..
Item Price
CA$35.00
FANTASTIC PLANETS

FANTASTIC PLANETS

by JEAN-CLAUDE SUARES AND RICHARD SIEGEL, DAVID OWEN

USA: REED BOOKS(ADDISON HOUSE). Large format soft cover. A softcover(paperback) original. Moderate surface wear/peeling on cover edges. Slight surface damage on front cover from label removal. A guide to the depiction of planets and aliens in Science Fiction. Well illustrated with Scenes from SF films and illustrations from novels, Pulp magazines, comic strips, animation. Colour and black and white illustration. Location: STC10 Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall . Good. Paperback.... Read more
Item Price
£120.00
Other Days Other Ways

Other Days Other Ways

by Bouchard, Georges

Montreal & New York: Louis Carrier & Co., 1928. Book. Illus. by Holgate, Edwin H.. Near Fine. Soft cover. First Printing of the First Edition. Fine but for a little rubbing to extremities and folds, including a short split at crown of spine. Internally fine. A very nice copy in french flaps. The softcover is much less common than the hardcover. Perhaps it was a publisher's advance copy ?.
Item Price
CA$50.00
The Plays of Shakespeare, Volumes. I: Comedies, II: Histories & III: Tragedies

The Plays of Shakespeare, Volumes. I: Comedies, II: Histories & III: Tragedies

by Shakespeare, William

London: Cassell, Petter and Galpin. Nearly fine set in contemporary leather binding. nd (ca. 1870). 1st thus. leather. 4to, 2127 pp., Edited & annotated by Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke, Bound in full red leather; gilt-decorated spines in six compartments with five raised bands; boards, board edges and inner dentelles also gilt- stamped; all edges gilt; ribbon markers; numerous full- and half-page wood engravings .
Item Price
$425.00
The Goat That Flew

The Goat That Flew

by Page, P.K. (SIGNED)

Victoria, B. C.: Beach Holme Publishers, Limited, 1993. Book. Illus. by Gal, Marika. Fine. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). First Printing of the First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fine in a fine dustjacket. Inscribed by author on title page..
Item Price
CA$35.00
The Eternal Masculine. Stories of Men and Boys

The Eternal Masculine. Stories of Men and Boys

by Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1916 (c.1913) Tissue-guard frontispiece by Philip R. Goodwin (The illustrator of four of the eight plates listed.) This illustrator has contributed to Jack London's 'Call of the Wild',1903. The other illustrated work is by F.C. Yohn (3 full-page) and I Walker Taylor. Dark green cloth boards. Attractively decorated and designed front board. Gilt title print to front board and spine. Wear to spine ends and corner tips. No ownership markings. Small... Read more
Item Price
$32.50