4to. 576 pp. Red cloth binding with dj. Dj with some staining and discoloration. Dj chipped along edges and missing a half-inch chip from left side of front cover. With 489 color plates and thousands of b&w illustrations. Book signed by Dick (Richard) Hoffman, Disney animator from 1953-1965. Beneath his signature it reads, "Lady and the Tramp to Jungle Book." Light fading around page edges. In very good condition with fair/good dj. Bookseller Inventory # 8830
Synopsis: A must for collectors and fans of all ages, this is the most exciting, comprehensive, and thorough examination of what the Disney magic is all about. More than 2,700 illustrations, 489 in full color.
Title: Disney Animation: The Illusion of Life [...
Publisher: Abbeville Press
Publication Date: 1981
Book Condition: fair
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Abbeville Press, New York, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. A First Edition, First Printing. Very good or better in a near fine dust jacket. SIGNED and inscribed on the front endpaper: "To Earle and Lou, With admiration and best wishes, Ollie Johnston, Frank Thomas". The recipient is the famed composer Earle Hagen and his first wife Elouise. Hagen is best remembered for co-writing and whistling "The Fishin' Hole", the melody for the Andy Griffith Show. The last 100 pages of this massive book have some water damage, but the first 500 pages are fine. Jacket with a small closed tear with associated creasing at the bottom of the front panel, else near fine. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 002162
Book Description Abbeville Press Publishers; New York, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Oversized hardcover with slipcase and DJ. 10.75 x 11.25 inches. Red cloth with gold lettering and decoration. Stated first edition. 575 pages. A beautiful brick of a book. Heavy, pictorial slipcase. This is the special edition of the book, signed by Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston on a special insert at the front. It also includes a foot of original film. It's got the date 1940 on the Disney imprint on it & it shows Jiminy Cricket yawning. Illustrated throughout in color and black and white. Very good condition. There seem to have been several 'special' editions of this book over the years (Disney knows how to re-release to advantage). This is the only version that contains the signatures of both authors as well as the original & unique strip of film. Prices vary widely depending on where the film is from. This strip is from the 1940 release of Pinocchio. Please email with questions or to request photos. This is an oversized book, so extra shipping will be required for international or priority delivery. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # Fred-Y169
Book Description Abbeville, New York, 1981. hardcover. Book Condition: fine. Dust Jacket Condition: near fine. First. 489 full color plates, thousands of black-and-white illustrations. 575pp., thick 4to, red cloth, dust wrapper, decorative board slipcase with window cut-out. New York: Abbeville Press, (1981). First edition. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Signed by the authors and with a foot of original film from a Disney feature. Bookseller Inventory # 256922