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Written by Ted Sennett.
Stock no. 1824788
Published by Viking Studio Books. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The first book ever on the world's largest film animation company and the partnership that created it. Including biographical chapters as well as extensive appendices. Large (and heavy) format. White cloth with gilt title to spine and embossed title on front cover. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0670829781. Front board grubby and browned, staining to lower edge of boards. Text block a little grubby with minor foxing. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn at corners, faded to spine, loss to lower rear edge and remains of previous bookseller's barcoded label.

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Written by Andy Lane. Illustrated by Aardman Animations.
Stock no. 1316299
Published by Boxtree. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A complete history of Creature Comforts, examining the influence it has had on the world of animation and film. Blue boards, silver title to spine. 192 pages. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 0752215647. A few small indentations to cover edges. Evidence of old pencil markings to top corner of front free-endpaper else contents fine. Dustwrapper is price-cut and just lightly edge rubbed.

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Written by John Canemaker; Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Winsor McCay.
Stock no. 2122440
Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Revised and Expanded edition. Foreword by Sendak. This the only biography of one of America's greatest and most influential cartoonists, Winsor McCay (1867-1934), the universally acknowledged first master of both the comic strip and the animated cartoon. Although invented by others, both genres were developed into enduring popular art of highest imagination through McCay's innovative genius. He attributed his considerable success to "an absolute craving to draw pictures all the time." ISBN: 0810959410. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with small nick to edge of rear panel.

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