European Imports

In addition to importing French language graphic novels and art books from France, we also import titles from publishers in Italy and Spain, and occasionally other European sources.

For example:

  • Animation art books from Nemo Academy in Florence, Italy
  • Sketchbooks from Ominiky Ediciones in Spain
  • Art books from the Anders Zorn Museum in Mora, Sweden
 
Mattias Adolfsson, Adolfsson, Mattias, Very Fine, Strangnas, Sweden, Sanatorium Forlag, 2015, 1st thus, 978-91-87243-06-6, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 192 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Mattias Adolfsson's sketchbooks are being stocked in North America for the very first time--by yours truly! From the publisher: A new, redesigned...

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Mattias Adolfsson, Adolfsson, Mattias, Very Fine, Strangnas, Sweden, Sanatorium Forlag, 2015, 1st thus, 978-91-87243-07-3, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Mattias Adolfsson's sketchbooks are being stocked in North America for the very first time--by yours truly! From the publisher: A new, redesigned...

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Mattias Adolfsson, Adolfsson, Mattias, Very Fine in Very Fine case, Strangnas, Sweden, Sanatorium Forlag, 2013, 1st, 978-91-87243-01-1, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 112+32 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Mattias Adolfsson's sketchbooks are being stocked in North America for the very first time--by yours truly! The first edition of this book, published in...

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Mattias Adolfsson, Adolfsson, Mattias, Very Fine, Strangnas, Sweden, Sanatorium Forlag, 2015, 1st, 978-91-87243-08-0, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Mattias Adolfsson's sketchbooks are being stocked in North America for the very first time--by yours truly! From the publisher: A new, redesigned...

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David Baldeon, Baldeon, David, Fine, Ominiky, Palma de Mallorca, 2017, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

David Baldeon (1976-  ) started his career in the Fanhunter franchise. He spent some years in the animation industry in storyboards, layout,...

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Oscar Wilde, Dino Battaglia, Wilde, Oscar, Battaglia, Dino, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Studio Michaelangelo, Milano, 2000, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

The Selfish Giant in comic book form. The comic is in Italian. Oscar Wilde's short story is reproduced in its entirety in both English and Italian.

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David Benzal: Concept Art
  $35.00
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David Benzal, Benzal, David, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Palma de Mallorca, Ominiky Ediciones, 2017, 1st, 9788494944897, 11.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 96 pages, about 90 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A new art book devoted entirely to the work of concept artist David Benzal. Sections on "Arkonas A7," Samurai, Sci Fi, Epic & Fantasy, Terror (horror),...

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Near Fine (mild cover wear otherwise new and unread), Miguel Cusso, Jordi Bernet, Cusso, Miguel, Bernet, Jordi, Peplum, 1990, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

Out of print. Bernet illustrated this science-fiction time travel series in the late 1970s/early '80s for the German market. This is the French edition.

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Simone Bianchi, Bianchi, Simone, 2015, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 100 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A beautiful hardcover retrospective of the Marvel and DC cover artist-painter. From the artist: These 100 pages sum up the creative path Simone has...

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American Cyclops
  $75.00
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Limited edition of 2000 copies, Near Fine, Tim Biskup, Biskup, Tim, Iguapop Gallery, 2006, 1st, 11 inches, 14.5 inches, 28 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

An exquisite large format, hardbound catalogue of an exhibition July 6th – August 5th, 2006, at the Iguapop Gallery in Barcelona, Spain of artworks by...

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Dominique Marechal, Frank Brangwyn, Marechal, Dominique, Brangwyn, Frank, Near Fine (bump to the upper corner lightly creasing all the pages front to back, Very light reading creases along the spine, mild shelfwear), Brugge Stedelijke Musea/Generale Bank, Brussels, 1987, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 304 pages, 16 full-page color plates, 735 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps

The Retrospectieve Frank Brangwyn Catalogus includes a biography of Sir Frank William Brangwyn and a survey of every aspect of his work: murals, oils,...

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Aleksi Briclot, Briclot, Aleksi, Fine, Yverdon-les-Bains, Maison d'Ailleurs, 2013, 1st, 9782884747202, 9 inches, 6 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

From the publisher: Aleksi Briclot is one of the world's top illustrators: super heroes, zombies, wizards and other wonderful creatures compose his...

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Fine/Near Fine (dustjacket lightly rubbed at the corners), Paul & Gaetan Brizzi, Brizzi, Paul & Gaetan, Polistampa, 2005, 1st, 8883048849, Hardcover, cloth, Italian

A large format picture book of the story of Ariosto’s epic opera. Paul & Gaetan Brizzi create together huge lushly shaded pencil drawings. The...

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Marvel Europa
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Philippe Buchet, Giorgio Cavazzano, Claudio Villa, Morvan, Tito Faraci, Jean-David, Buchet, Giorgio Cavazzano, Claudio Villa, Philippe, Panini, 2007, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 128 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A British English-language collection of three stories featuring Marvel superheroes created expressly for the European market. Morvan and Buchet, the...

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Knihy Dzungli
  $90.00
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Rudyard Kipling, Zdenek Burian, Kipling, Rudyard, Burian, Zdenek, Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, Prague, Albatros Praha, 1965, 304 pages, 31 black & white illustrations, many full-page, Hardcover, cloth, Czech

The Jungle Books with scratchboard drawings by Burian of Indian animals, mongeese, seals, etc. Text in Czech.

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Michal Bratr Jerryho
  $25.00
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Zdenek Burian, Fine, London, Jack, Burian, Zdenek, Touzimsky a Moravec Praha, 1991, wraps

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Very Fine, Massimo Carnevale, Carnevale, Massimo, Editoriale Aurea, 2010, 1st, 9788861232891, Softcover, wrap, Italian

This art book reproduces all previous 77 painted covers to "John Doe" by Massimo Carnevale as full-page illustrations without logos or text. The...

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Massimo Carnevale: Icon
  $60.00
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Massimo Carnevale, Carnevale, Massimo, Very Fine, Edizioni BD, Rome, 2008, 978-88-6123-289-1, 10.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 176 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

An art book devoted to this top-notch Italian comic book artist who made his American debut in 2004 as a DC/Vertigo cover artist (Y: the Last Man,...

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Ralentir Passage D'Animaux
  $125.00
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Pierre Clement, Clement, Pierre, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 1988, 1st, 9782737655029, 8.5 inches, 6.25 inches, 64 pages, 28 full-page color illustrations and over 32 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, French

28 full-page color illustrations and over 32 black & white illustrations by this extraordinary French artist.

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Andrea Cofrancesco, Cofrancesco, Andrea, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Palma de Mallorca, Ominiky Ediciones, 2017, 1st, 9788494684418, 13.2 inches, 8.8 inches, 136 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A wonderful new art book devoted entirely to the work of Andrea Cofrancesco, an Italian artist steeped in the anime/manga style. Lots of anime-style...

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Didier Conrad, Conrad, Didier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marsu Productions, Monaco, 2011, 9782354260576, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the back cover: In the virgin forest, things can get complicated for a small Marsupilami, even before it has come out of the egg. It is enough that...

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35 of 50 copies signed by the artist. With a large drawing of a Helmetgirl, Very Fine, Camilla d'Errico, d'Errico, Camilla, Mondo Bizarro, 2010, 1st, 9788896850008, 10 inches, 7 inches, 50 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Italian, English

35 of 50 copies signed by the artist, with a large drawing of a Helmetgirl. "Camilla's show, 'Il Codice d'Errico' was missed by many people who...

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Victor de la Fuente, de la Fuente, Victor, Very Good (wear to the spine ends and corners, small indention on front cover), Paris, Librarie Hachette, 1975, 1st, 2010015118, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The first book in de la Fuente's second Western series (after Sunday), this time both written & illustrated by him. De la Fuente is a Spanish artist who...

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Betty Blues
  $10.00
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Very Fine, Renaud Dillies, Dillies, Renaud, Paquet, 2007, 1st, 80 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English, English

This was the first English language edition of this French album. Musician Little Rice Duck has the blues. His fiancee, Betty, charmed by champagne and...

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Betty Blues (Signed 1st)
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Renaud Dillies, Dillies, Renaud, Paquet, 2007, 1st, 80 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

This was signed by the artist at our booth at San Diego Comic-Con in 2007: the artist's first appearance in America. The first English language edition of...

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Philippe Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Philippe, Very Fine/Very Fine, Amsterdam, Oog & Blik, 2006, 1st, 978-90-5492-052-6, 10 inches, 12.75 inches, 248 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French English

A fantastic art book devoted to the French art team Dupuy-Berberian. Hundreds of color illustrations reproducing their work in all media: posters; book,...

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Dracula
  $30.00
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Fernando Fernandez, Fernandez, Fernando, Near Fine (mild wear to cover and spine, binding tight, very flat), Toutain Editor, Barcelona, 1984, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.6 inches, 96 pages, color, softcover, wraps, Spanish

The first edition of this painted graphic novel by Fernando Fernandez adapting the Bram Stoker novel. Introduction by Maurice Horn.

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Memorias Ilustradas
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Fernando Fernandez, VF, Fernandez, Fernando, Glenat, 2004, 1st, wraps, Spanish

Fernández’ memoir of his many years working for Selecciones Ilustradas, the renowned Spanish agency created by Josep Toutain, that from the...

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Pasqual Ferry, Ferry, Pasqual, Fine, Ominiky, Palma de Mallorca, 2016, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Pasqual Ferry is a Spanish comic book artist and penciller best known here for his work for DC and Marvel (Heroes for Hire, Action Comics, Adam Strange,...

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Tex: Les Assassins
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Mauro Boselli, Alfonso Font, Boselli, Mauro, Font, Alfonso, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Milan, Semic, 2003, 1st, 2848570318, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 230 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, French

A giant 220-page graphic novel featuring Italy's favorite comic book character: a Western sheriff. This special volume features art by Alfonso Font....

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Toygiants
  $75.00
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Daniel & Geo Fuchs, Print run of 2500 copies, VF/VF, Varol, Selim, Fuchs, Daniel & Geo, Verlag fur moderne Kunst Nurnberg, 2007, 1st, 9783939738190, pictorial boards

This is the limited first printing of this art photography book. 180 color illustrations, five foldout pages. All text in English, German, and Japanese....

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Seres Extraordinarios
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Tino Gatagán, Fine, Gatagán, Tino, Dibbuks, 2006, 1st, French wraps, French, English, Spanish

A collection of outstanding works by this Spanish illustrator of over 100 books worldwide. Works in acrylic, pastel, and mixed media. Text in English,...

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Ian Lambot, Greg Girard, Lambot, Ian, Girard, Greg, Very Good+ (light bump to upper corner, mild creasing to spine, mild shelfwear, previous owner's name lined out in black marker on the first page), Watermark, Surrey, 1993, 6th printing 2003, 10.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 216 pages, over 320 color photographs, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Girard and Lambot spent four years exploring the notorious Walled City of Kowloon (Hong Kong), before it's final clearance in 1992....

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Juanjo Guarnido, et al, Guarnido, et al, Juanjo, One of 400 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Big Wow Art, Lafayette, CA, 2016, 1st, 16.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards

Blacksad & Friends features interpretations of Juan Diaz Canales' and Juanjo Guarnido's Blacksad by 40 different artists. The book was offered in two...

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Helnwein
  $60.00
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Peter Selz, Gottfried Helnwein, Selz, Peter, Helnwein, Gottfried, Near Fine/Near Fine (upper corners bumped with pages lightly bent at the same spot), Konemann, Koln, Germany, 1998, 1st, 13 inches, 10 inches, 424 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English, German, French

A massive collection of Helnwein's surreal photorealist paintings, drawings, and photographs. Much of the subject matter is of Helnwein's theme of children...

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Chuma Hill, Hill, Chuma, Fine, Ominiky, Palma de Mallorca, 2016, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Chuma Hill is a Spanish illustrator and freelance graphic designer based in Madrid. His style is loose, expressive and very personal. He is a lover of...

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Daan Jippes ("Danier"), One of 200 numbered copies signed by the artist. Daan has drawn a full-page pencil portrait of one of the characters on the first blank page, Corners lightly bumped otherwise VF. A new unread copy, Jippes ("Danier"), Daan, Lijnndienst, 2009, 1st, cloth spine, pictorial boards, Dutch

A massive 12" x 17" deluxe edition of brand new comic album by Daan Jippes, including both the album and a making of book in one excellent package. Daan...

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Sebastian Kruger, Small bump to corner otherwise VF/VF, Kruger, Sebastian, Edition Crocodile, 2008, 1st, 1883398274, pictorial boards, English, German

Full color collection of Kruger's celebrity portraits-caricatures (his first since 1997). Kruger's work most resembles Erich Sokol with a healthy helping...

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Stars (Edition Crocodile)
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Near Fine, Sebastian Kruger, Kruger, Sebastian, Edition Crocodile, 1997, 1st, 14.25 inches, 10.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, Pictorial boards, German

A full color collection of Kruger's celebrity portrait-caricatures: nearly 80 paintings of stars from the worlds of cinema, music, art, literature and...

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Stars (Morpheus Int'l Edition)
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Very Fine/Fine (some shelfwear to the dustjacket otherwise Very Fine), Sebastian Kruger, Kruger, Sebastian, Morpheus International, 1997, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, English

A full color collection of Kruger's celebrity portraits-caricatures. Kruger's work most resembles Erich Sokol with a healthy helping of Spitting Image.

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Stones (Signed)
  $300.00
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Sebastian Kruger, Inscribed and dated '97 by the artist on the first page, Fine, Kruger, Sebastian, Edition C, 1994, 1st, 1883398274, pictorial boards

A true first of Kruger's first book. And signed, to boot! "A wild feast for any fan of rock and roll and contemporary art, Stone s by Kruger captures...

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Wilhelm Kuhnert (1865 - 1926)
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Wilhelm Kuhnert, NF, Grettmann-Werner, Angelika, Kuhnert, Wilhelm, Toro, 1981, 1st, wraps, German

A doctoral dissertation on the wildlife artist Kuhnert, his life and work. Numerous reproductions of drawings and sketches appear in an illustrative section...

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Franka #16: Succes Verzekerd
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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, One of 2000 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, Fine, Franka, Aalden, 1999, 1st, 11.28 inches, 8.9 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

Succes Verzekerd (Success Guaranteed) This album begins with a bomb blast rocking an art gallery. A painting is stolen and Franka is hired by an...

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One of 2000 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, Very Fine, Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, Franka, 2001, 1st, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

In this concluding volume set in the Christmas season, Franka visits London and some old country estates to get to the bottom of a case. This deluxe...

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One of 2000 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, Very Fine, Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, Franka, 2007, 1st, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

This is a deluxe edition of a Franka album first published in 1984. This deluxe edition of the popular series includes the 48-page color album and an...

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One of 2000 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, Very Fine, Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, Franka, 2007, 1st, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

This is a deluxe edition of a Franka album first published in 1986. In this adventure, Franka and her companion travel to Southeast Asia and discover a...

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One of 2000 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, Very Fine, Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, Franka, 2006, 1st, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

This is a deluxe edition of a Franka album first published in 1990. This deluxe edition of the popular series includes the 48-page color album and an...

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Hey Day
  $100.00
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Very Fine/Very Fine, Jordi Labanda, Labanda, Jordi, Editorial RM, 2003, 1st, 9685208190, Hardcover, cloth, English

Labanda is a commercial illustrator living and working in Barcelona since 1993. This is a collection of 95 full-color gouache on paper illustrations with...

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