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A great selection of bargain-priced books and more pertaining to classic and contemporary arts.

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  1. THE ASTOUNDING ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF FANTASY & HORROR

    Regular Price: $35.00

    Sale Price $24.99

    A brilliant concoction of movie posters, stills, book & pulp covers, fantastic art and incredible timelines. Companion to and same format as Astounding Illustrated History of Science Fiction. Roots in Gothic literature move into the 20th century, movies of Peter Jackson, streaming TV series such as Grimm, and the fantasy of Neil Gaiman. From the wellspring of Frankenstein, Germanic fairy tales, and heroic myths discover the path through the 1930s pulps; the schlock horror of early modern movies, the invention of High Fantasy by Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. Learn More
  2. DINOMANIA The Lost Art of Winsor McCay

    Regular Price: $95.00

    Sale Price $39.95

    An impressive, king-sized book that was rather expensive originally, but now a true bargain. Merkl explores the influences McCay brought to this genre--including McCay's own Gertie the Dinosaur animated shorts-- the animation in 1933's King Kong, tracing our love of dinosaurs and monster movies down through the decades. Wonderful reproduction, dozens of previously unseen "lost" full color McCay pages from 1937, plus wonderful "Dino" strips direct from proofs. Breathtakingly designed, each page is overflowing with amazing imagery--most rarely seen or never seen before. Very, very cool. Learn More
  3. CICADA

    Regular Price: $19.99

    Sale Price $11.99

    A new picture book, for all ages, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Arrival. Cicada tells the story of a hardworking little cicada who is completely unappreciated for what he does. He works in an office but clearly doesn't fit in well with his tiny size and his appetite for green leaves! But in the end, just when you think he's given up, he makes a transformation into something ineffably beautiful. A metaphor for growing up? A bit of inspiration for the unappreciated striver in all of us? Yes, yes, and more. Embossed cover. Learn More
  4. DON'T HAVE FEELINGS, DON'T MAKE A SCENE The Art of Skinner Signed

    Regular Price: $39.95

    Sale Price $24.95

    A new chapter in the extraordinary and unorthodox career of the artist known as Skinner. Take a vibrant, neon tour through the travels, shows, experiments, friends, and strange career of an American visionary freak, inspired by Jack Kirby and pre-code horror comics, Lovecraft and Cthulhu monsters. Skinner’s wild, graphic explorations take form in multiple media, including statues and animation for Adult Swim and the band Mastadon, plus his own experimental art show, "Drawing with Skinner." Learn More
  5. THE 1921 ANNUAL OF ADVERTISING ART

    Regular Price: $19.95

    Sale Price $9.95

    This reproduction of the very first Director's Club exhibition offers a generous selection of more than 300 halftone images, accompanied by a sources appendix. New to this edition are 15 added pages of color reproductions of a selection of the best work. Entries by leaders in the field include J. C. Leyendecker's ads for Arrow shirts, Maxfield Parrish's Mazda Lamp calendar pages, Franklin Booth's line art, and contributions by Norman Rockwell, Edward Penfield, N. C. Wyeth, and other luminaries. Learn More
  6. TURNER'S SKETCHBOOKS

    Regular Price: $27.50

    Sale Price $17.50

    One of the most popular painters of all time, J. M. W. Turner (1775–1851) created a remarkable collection of sketchbooks over the course of his career. Thoughtful, revealing, and beautifully rendered, these offer an unparalleled window into his creative process. His extensive travels took him all across Britain and Europe. Now in paperback, this first full survey of the artist’s sketchbooks invites readers to take a privileged look over Turner’s shoulder, witnessing the creation and development of ideas that can be traced through to his major paintings, from pencil sketches to water color roughs to more detailed preliminary renderings of landscapes, ships, harbors, and mountains. Learn More
  7. LINLEY SAMBOURNE Illustrator and Punch Cartoonist

    Regular Price: $50.00

    Sale Price $19.95

    For more than forty years Linley Sambourne was a draftsman for the premiere English satire magazine Punch. He rose to ‘First Cartoonist’ in his final decade, a significant contributor to late Victorian and Edwardian political satire. He also illustrated Kingsley's Water Babies and Friends and Foes from Fairyland. A hundred years on, the distinguished scholar Leonee Ormond has written an illuminating biography, using Sambourne’s own copious records preserved in his house in Kensington, London—now a museum. Includes three nude photographs of his well-known models. Learn More
  8. LIGHTING THE NUDE Top Photographers Reveal Their Secrets

    Regular Price: $29.99

    Sale Price $14.99

    A superb collection of nudes, with great variety, from artful torso closeups in black and white to striking full color images, from action shots to indoor and outdoor shots in special lighting and sunlight. 21 chapters carry you from Approaching Nudity to Voyeuristic Shots, while touching on Erotic Fantasy, Abstracts and Body Parts, Classical Nudes, The Semidomestic Nude, Fetish Appeal, Pushing the Boundaries, Provocative Shots, Simply Naked, Props, Dressing Up, etc. Learn More
  9. ANDERS ZORN 101 ETCHINGS

    Regular Price: $16.95

    Sale Price $9.95

    This collection of Zorn's finest etchings, which date from 1883 to 1918, features art from the 1922 Verlag Ernst Arnold edition. An ideal showcase of Zorn's artistic style and technical ability, this book provides a captivating gallery of people in repose and in motion—making music, riding horses, boating, and swimming. Some of the etchings are nude, others depict the fashions of the day, unique to Sweden, London and Paris. Enriched with a Foreword by James Gurney, author of Dinotopia. Learn More
  10. MIKE GRELL Life is Drawing Without an Eraser Hardcover

    Regular Price: $37.95

    Sale Price $34.95

    This career-spanning tribute to the master storyteller is told in Mike Grell’s own words, full of candor, optimism, and humor. Lending insights are colleagues Paul Levitz, Dan Jurgens, Denny O’Neil, Mike Gold, and Mark Ryan. Full of illustrations from every facet of his long career, a checklist of his work and an examination of “the Mike Grell method.” It is a fitting tribute to the artist, writer, and storyteller who has made the most of every opportunity set before him.

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