> Balloon Fight and Climber are also like Super Mario Bros. in that they have a sorta > matte finish, no grain with a different mound around the screen.
I was talking about this metal frame in Donkey Kong Jr and Mario's cement factory. Super Mario Bros has a cleaner and "emulated" (recreated) look, while the other two are a mixture between real and recreated. I prefer the fully recreated design. Is not possible to reuse the Super Mario art for the other two and for future releases?
Edit: By the way, glad to see that you found the little art for the games. I tried to contact again with the author of the G&W book but he didn't answer. Google images will be the best way to obtain the art I'm afraid.