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Anyone Can Draw

Product ID: a&pbk-anyone
1939 by Arthur Zaidenberg (former instructor in drawing, New York Universtiy). 8" x 11" hardcover w/ dustjacket has over 350 pgs and more than 300 illustrations. DJ a little rough around edges but no real serious defects. Book in very nice shape.

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Classic Nude Photogrpahy - Techniques and Images

Product ID: a&pbk-classnupho
2001 by Peter & Alice Gowland. 1st Edition from Amherst Media is an 8 1/2" x 11" softcover w/ 128 pgs. FC of Diane Webber and a balance. Lots of popular models from the 50s & 60s including Joanne Arnold, Patti Connelly, Margie Harrison, Virginia de Lee, Marti Lacher, Marli Renfro &  Judy Crowder to name a few. Also separate chapters on favorite models Diane Webber and Brooke Mills. Very lightly handled, New. Originally published @ 29.95

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Drawing the Figure

Product ID: a&pbk-drawfig
by Russell Iredell. No date, but this is late 50 - early 60s vintage. Part of the Walter Foster 'How To' series of books this is volume #20. Large 10 1/2" x 14" size with 40 pages + covers. A few light spine stresses o/w in really nice shape considering its' age and size. Clean and bright - VG++

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Figure & Form - Photographing the Nude

Product ID: a&pbk-figure&form
1996 by John Hedgecoe from Sterling Pub., Co. Inc. 7" x 10 1/2" hardcover w/ dustjacktet, 160 pages and 300 photos. 'Sound practical advice on all aspects of photographing the nude" from "the world's best-selling author on the subject". New w/ minor scrape on back of DJ. Originally published @ 24.95 

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How to Draw Sexy Women

Product ID: a&pbk-solson4
This is a set of 4 separate books. 'How to Draw Sexy Women' (1997) from Solson Corp. and 'Book 2' (1998) plus 'The Art of Drawing Women' (1998) also from Solson Corp and 'Hot Bodies Pose File: Women' (1998) Great Sky Inc.

All are softcover and each book is 8 1/2" x 11" w/ 84 pgs except Hot Bodies which is 64. pages. The first volume is by a variety of artists, Book 2 is by Rick Bucker, Jr, 'The Art of Drawing Women' is by G. Vasquez, and there is no author listed for 'Hot Bodies'. Each book was originally published @ 19.95 

These are all in nice shape - Book 2 appears to have had a price sticker removed from the upper right corner and Hot Bodies has a clean straight crease on the upper corner of BC but o/w they have been lightly handled.

Sold as a set only - all 4 for 20.00 plus postage.

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How To Photograph Women

Product ID: a&pbk-howtophwom
1981 - HP Books Edition. 8" x 11" softcover, 100 pages w/ over 100 color photos including several top models you'll recognize.Small price sticker in upper right corner, TINY bump on bottom right corner o/w about new. Originally published @ 5.95

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Illustrator's Reference Manual: Nudes

Product ID: a&pbk-illrefman
1989 - Chartwell Books Edition 1996. Large 9" x 12" volume has 176 pgs and over 1300 photos "of male and female nudes in an exhaustive range of poses and positions". "Each pose is photographed from 24 different angles...and indespensable aid to drawing nudes from all angles". NEW!

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Lighting The Nude

Product ID: a&pbk-lighting
2002 from RotoVision (Switzerland). Large 8" x 11" hardcover w/ dustjacket has 448 pages and over 400 images. "Each image is accompanied by detailed lighting diagrams, and an explanation and analysis of what makes the shot work". NEW, originally published @ 35.00

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Techniques of Pin-Up Photography

Product ID: a&pbk-techofpinuppho
1982 from Chartwell Books. 9" x 12" hardcover w/ dustjacket is 128 pgs. Over 310 photos by top professionals w/ text by Roger Hicks. Lots of familiar faces in this one including Nina Carter, Jilly Johnson & Joni Flynn. A slight bit of wear along top edge of DJ and a price sticker in upper right corner but book appears NEW.

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The Art of Nude Photography

Product ID: a&pbk-artofnupho
1983 - by Peter Barry. Crescent Books Edition 1985 is a 9" x 12" hardcover with dustjacket. Book is 64 pages w/ over 100 brilliant color photos including many top models. Nina Carter & Jilly Johnson on FC, Helle Kjaer appears throughout. Some wrinkling along top 1" of dj, minor wear, nothing serious. 

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The Concise Illustrator's Reference Manual: Figures

Product ID: a&pbk-conill-fig
1995 from Chartwell Books. 6" wide x 71/2" tall hardcover w/ dustjacket, 128 pgs. "With over 100 photographs of men and women in an extensive range of poses...from running, walking, standing and sitting to putting on socks, ballroom dancing, taking dictation and playing sport". "An indispensable aid to every kind of figure drawing or painting". NEW!

See also the companion volume "Nudes" listed below. 

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The Concise Illustrator's Reference Manual: Nudes

Product ID: a&pbk-conill-nudes
1995 from Chartwell Books. 6" wide x 71/2" tall hardcover w/ dustjacket, 128 pgs. "With over 100 photographs of male and female nudes in an extensive range of poses...from glamorous pin-ups to classical stances, based on masterpieces of art". "An indispensable aid to drawing and painting nudes". NEW!

See also the companion volume "Figures" listed above. 

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The Figure in Motion

Product ID: a&pbk-figinmot
1986 by Thomas Easley, photogrpahy by Mark Smith from Watson-Guptill Pubs. 8 1/2" x 11 hardcover w/ dustjacket has 176 pgs and 200 (motly full pg) B&W photos. "This is a practical book with a touch of enchantment that artists of every level will find indispensable". New, originally published @ 24.95 

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The New Photography

Product ID: a&pbk-newphotography
1976 by Bradley Smith. A Gemini Smith book, 1st Edition published by Playboy Press. 6" x 9" hardcover w/ dustjacket, 200 pages. "A Modern Guidebook to Better Pictures" from an internationally acclaimed master of the art. DJ has 6 photos on FC - 2 are Ursula Andress - both appear inside as full pg photos. Extensive information on all types of photography and equipment including a good chapter on nude photography w/ some familiar looking models. A few small tears on edge of DJ o/w New. Originally published @ 12.95

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The Nude Figure

Product ID: a&pbk-thenudefig
1998 by Mark Edwqrd Smith, 1st printing from Watson-Guptill Pubs. 8 1/2" x 10 1/2" softcover book w/ over 200 pages and nearly 300 B&W photos - many full page. A Visual Reference for the Artist. About new, originally published @ 29.95

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