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Fantastic art by a fantastic team. Over one hundred and twenty illustrations, including forty-eight color plates. Introduction by Harlan Ellison. The strikingly original and memorable illustrations of Leo and Diane Dillon have delighted and amazed us for more than forty years. Now this magnificent volume collects many of their best works for the first time and provides a magical tour into the studio and the imagination of America's most popular illustrator team. The creators of fabulous science fiction and fantasy scenes based on the stories of Ray Bradbury, Harlan Ellison, and others, the Dillons have won numerous prestigious awards for their book-jacket illustration in the fields of history, children's fantasy, classic literature, folk tales, and contemporary fiction. Their exceptional range of style and technique and their versatility in the use of watercolors, acrylic, pencil, ink, pastels, woodcuts, and stained glass are celebrated here in forty-eight full-color plates and over sixty-five black and white illustrations. With illuminating text by Byron Preiss and commentary by the Dillons themselves, this book will be welcomed and enjoyed by readers and art lovers alike.
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Book Description Cloth. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon (illustrator). D.j., 9" x 12";  p. 122 ill. (54 color), with illustrated end papers. Introduction by Harlan Ellison; biographical essay by the editor, with running commentary by the artists on their work. Award-winning husband and wife team, with examples of their work in children's book illustration, book and record album jackets, etc. Leo Dillon is African-American. Fine copy of the rare and elusive cloth edition, in Mylar protected jacket. Seller Inventory # 034339
Book Description Condition: Very Good. Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon (illustrator). WITH SIGNED BOOKPLATE! NY: Ballantine 1981. 1st edition with full number line. NOTE: not the limited slip-cased edition. Hardcover 4to unpaginated. Color and b/w full pg illustrations. Intro by Harlan Ellison. MOMA bookplate affixed to top corner of front endpaper signed by both Leo and Diane Dillon and states 'Autographed in the Children's Bookshop'. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket has light wear. Laid in is a 1994 article from The Oregonian 'An Illustrative Marriage' about the Dillons. Inquire if you need further information. Seller Inventory # B35438-A-DIL