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  1. FRANKENSTEIN The First Two Hundred Years
    $39.95

    This book, celebrating the 200th birthday of Frankenstein, traces the journey of Shelley’s Frankenstein from limited-edition literature into the bloodstream of contemporary culture. With text by renowned Gothic scholar Sir Christopher Frayling, it includes new research on the novel’s origins; a facsimile reprint of the earliest-known manuscript version of the creation scene; visual material on adaptations for the stage, in magazines, on playbills, in prints and in books of the 19th century; visual essays and stills on many of the film versions and their inspirations in the history of art; and Frankenstein in popular culture―on posters, advertisements, packaging, in comics and graphic novels. Learn More
  2. ART OF TIKI
    $40.00

    A passionate study of the Tiki idol as an art form and pop culture. For the first time, contemporary and 1970s Tiki art is presented equally with what inspired it, beginning in the mid-1950s. The current revival was led by artists including Mark Ryden, Ken Ruzic, Mary Fleener, Mookie Sato and Shag--their post-2000s work and much more is covered. Author Sven Kirsten offers first-hand experiences in exploring the birth of Tiki style with intimate knowledge of the Tiki Revival, painting a vivid, visually arresting portrait of a unique genre. Learn More
  3. CUSTOM LETTERING OF THE 20S AND 30S

    Regular Price: $45.00

    Sale Price $39.95

    This unique publication collects over 4,500 examples of custom lettering from the heyday of Art Deco and the experimental modernity of the Futurists--from geometric fonts, elegant brush scripts, and heavy industrial serifs to hand-drawn eccentricities and outré display types. A cornerstone of any type-lover's library. Leslie Cabarga is the author of more than two dozen books on design, including Logo, Font & Lettering Bible. Includes some wonderful line-drawn chapter heads, movie promos, and more. Learn More
  4. FILM FATALES Women in Espionage Films and Television 1962-1973

    Regular Price: $29.95

    Sale Price $19.95

    Profiled herein are 107 dazzling women, well-known and unknown, who had film and television appearances in the spy genre. They include superstars Doris Day in Caprice, Raquel Welch in Fathom, and Ann-Margret in Murderer's Row; international sex symbols Ursula Andress in Dr. No and Casino Royale, Elke Sommer in Deadlier Than the Male, and Senta Berger in The Spy with My Face; and forgotten lovelies Greta Chi in Fathom, Alizia Gur in From Russia with Love, and Maggie Thrett in Out of Sight. Well-illustrated. Learn More
  5. WALT DISNEY'S TREASURY OF CLASSIC TALES Volume 1

    Regular Price: $49.99

    Sale Price $39.99

    From the early 1950s through the late '80s, the Disney studio created Sunday comics adaptations of more than 120 of their animated and live-action films that were currently in movie theaters. The chronological all-star line-up in this first volume is almost an embarrassment of riches: the animated Peter Pan, Lady and the Tramp, Peter and the Wolf, and two pre-cursors to the series, Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland! Plus live-action films 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Robin Hood, The Sword and the Rose, Ben and Me, and Rob Roy. Learn More
  6. HOT RIDES 2017 Calendar

    Regular Price: $14.99

    Sale Price $2.99

    What is sexier than a beautiful woman on a hot bike? Well, how about a girl in a bikini on a hot bike, or maybe a few even topless (though discreetly viewed from the back). It's certainly not something you see every day, probably not any day. Not ladies like this. Photographed by Eric Perlman, this twelve-month calendar features images of scorchin' beautiful girls on awesome motorcycles out under the sun, thighs wrapped around that chrome and leather! No full nudity. Learn More
  7. EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS The Bibliography Deluxe Signed
    $150.00

    Bound in genuine red leather with a hub spine and cover decorations stamped in gilt. Signed by the author, by ERB's president James Sullos, who provides an introduction, by John Ralston Burroughs, and by Jim Gerlach, who designed the book and introduces the illustrations. Robert B. Zeuschner, one of the most highly respected ERB scholars, takes the reader on a delightful journey through the publications that made Burroughs one of the most influential authors of the twentieth century. 2000 annotated, illustrated entries describing ERB publications from 1911 to present. 500+ color images including 1st & reprint edition books & dustjackets and 97 ERB story-related pulp covers. Learn More
  8. RAY HARRYHAUSEN Special Effects Titan DVD
    $14.95

    The remarkable career of the movie industry's most admired and influential special-effects auteur, Ray Harryhausen. Gilles Penso's definitive documentary. Leaving no doubt as to Harryhausen's influence on modern-day special effects, this features enlightening and entertaining interviews with the man himself, as well as Randy Cook, Peter Jackson, Nick Park, Phil Tippet, Terry Gilliam, Dennis Muren, John Landis, Guillermo del Toro, James Cameron, Rick Baker, Peter Lord, Steven Spielberg and many more Learn More
  9. EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS LIBRARY OF ILLUSTRATION Slipcase Only
    $30.00

    When Russ Cochran published his superlative 3-volume set, it took him eight years to finish it. So when he sent us slipcases with Volume 3, many customers were no longer in touch--or didn't buy all three. We set these extra slipcases aside. Is your slipcase worn, or are you missing it entirely? Or score one for your incomplete set. Learn More
  10. STAR WARS VII The Force Awakens 2016 Calendar

    Regular Price: $14.99

    Sale Price $3.99

    Set 30 years after Return of the Jedi, The Force Awakens brings Luke, Leia and Han Solo together with a new cast of characters. They're back to fight a new evil in the galaxy and to continue George Lucas's epic story. A must-have for Star Wars fans! Learn More

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