Bande Dessinee in English

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European comics in English! Less than one percent of European comics are translated into English. Often the U.S. print runs are miniscule in comparison with the European print run and sometimes the English language versions become quite rare. Along with French Bande Dessinee, you will also find here comics originally published in Italy and Spain.

 
Jack London, Riff Reb's, London, Jack, Riff Reb's, Very Fine, New York, NBM, 2014, 1st American, 9781597074018, 9.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 144 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

French comic book artist Riff Reb's Illustrates Jack London's classic tale--now in English. When the ferry the intellectual Humphrey van Weyden is aboard...

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Love: The Fox
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Frederic Brremaud, Federico Bertolucci, Brremaud, Frederic, Bertolucci, Federico, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Burbank, Magnetic Press, 2015, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A lushly illustrated wordless graphic novel about 24 hours in the life of a fox. From the publisher: It's not easy being one of the smaller predators...

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Love: The Tiger
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Frederic Brremaud, Federico Bertolucci, Brremaud, Frederic, Bertolucci, Federico, Very Fine, Magnetic Press, Burbank, 2015, 1st American, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A lushly illustrated wordless graphic novel about 24 hours in the life of a Bengal tiger in the wild. With a tapir, crocodile, baboons, peacock, black...

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Zep
A Strange and Beautiful Sound
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Zep, Zep, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW, 2016, 1st, 9781684051625, 10.3 inches, 7.75 inches, 88 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

French humorist Zep is creator of the bestselling bande dessinee series Titeuf, a Gallic Bart Simpson. Titeuf is one of France's most popular comics,...

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Bubbles & Gondola
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Fine, Renaud Dillies, Dillies, Renaud, NBM, 2011, 1st, 9781561636112, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: On a background of Django Reinhardt, this jewel of poetic fantasy is a fairy tale for all ages with spot on observations about...

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Chaos: Lone Sloane
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Philippe Druillet, Druillet, Philippe, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Rockville Centre, NY, Heavy Metal, 2000, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 62 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Druillet created Lone Sloane in 1966 and his adventures appeared in Pilote and Heavy Metal thru 1976. Druillet revived the character for three albums in the...

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Djinn, Vol. 1 - in English
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Jean Dufaux, Ana Miralles, Dufaux, Jean, Miralles, Ana, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Rafael, Insight, 2018, 1st, 9782505067450, 10.25 inches, 8 inches, 104 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The first English translation of the bestselling BD series, Djinn. Collects the first two albums: Djinn Tome 1: La Favorite (2001) and Djinn Tome 2: Les 30...

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Very Fine, Raymond Macherot, Macherot, Raymond, Fantagraphics, 2011, 9781606994528, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: Sibyl-Anne and her fiancé Boomer live in blissful peace in the French countryside until the evil rat Ratticus, evicted from his...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2017, 1st British, 978-1-84918-326-0, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's 2017 feature film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2017, 1st British, 978-1-84918-329-1, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's 2017 feature film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2016, 1st British, 978-1-84918-312-3, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's 2017 feature film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. Valerian and...

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Pierre Christin, Olivier Balez, Christin, Pierre, Balez, Olivier, Very Fine, London, Nobrow Press, 2018, 1st thus, 9781910620366, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 104 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

The only French album by Olivier Balez to be translated into English. From the publisher: Now in paperback, this New York Times bestselling graphic...

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Maybe Later
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Philippe, Charles Berberian Dupuy, Dupuy, Philippe, Charles Berberian, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (corners of dustjacket lightly worn, 2 mm tear to upper corner), Montreal, Drawn and Quarterly, 2006, 1st, 9781896597218, 9 inches, 7.5 inches, 120 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Maybe Later sees Dupuy & Berberian working separately for the first time, each cartoonist taking turns to tell the...

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The Windy Day
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Tony Sandoval, Sandoval, Tony, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2019, 1st, 8.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Tony's children's book, now in English. A young girl sets out on her own to fly her kite and encounters a pirate cloud full of goblins looking to cause...

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The March of the Crabs Vol. 1: The Crabby Condition
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Arthur De Pins, De Pins, Arthur, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Archaia, 2015, 1st, 978-1608866892, 10.5 inches, 7.25 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first of two volumes translated into English. From the publisher: Crabs versus The World. All species in the world evolve--except one. Cancer...

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Mister Invincible: Local Hero
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Pascal Jousselin, Jousselin, Pascal, Very Fine, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2020, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

The first English language translation of Pascal Jousselin's French albums Imbattable Tomes 1 and 2. A series of comic strip savvy and graphically...

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Very Fine, Nicolas De Crecy, De Crecy, Nicolas, NBM, 2011, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

This is De Crecy’s most recent series and it is by far his lightest, happiest comics work with a freer looser style and the most "animated" sequences...

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Very Fine, Yves Chaland, Chaland, Yves, Humanoides, 2003, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first English-language translation of these classic French stories. These are the stories that made the reputation of this clear line comic creator....

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Asterix In Britain
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Near Fine (light shelfwear), Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Hodder & Stoughton, 1970, 10th British 1977, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards without dust jacket as issued, English

The British / English language edition of the 8th volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1966.

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Asterix And The Great Crossing
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Fine, Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Dargaud Canada, 1978, 1st Canadian, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing of the Canadian / English language edition of the 22nd volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1975.

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Asterix And The Golden Sickle
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Fine, Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Dargaud Canada, 1978, 1st Canadian, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing of the Canadian / English language edition of the 2nd volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1962.

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Fine, Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Dargaud Canada, 1978, 1st Canadian, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing of the Canadian / English language edition of the 11th volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1968.

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Asterix And The Cauldron
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Fine, Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Dargaud Canada, 1978, 1st Canadian, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing of the Canadian / English language edition of the 13th volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1969.

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Asterix And The Soothsayer
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Fine, Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Dargaud Canada, 1978, 1st Canadian, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing of the Canadian / English language edition of the 19th volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1972.

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The Mansions Of The Gods
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Albert Uderzo, Fine, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Dargaud Canada, 1978, 1st Canadian, pictorial boards

A first printing of the Canadian / English language edition of the 17th volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1971.

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Asterix At The Olympic Games
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Near Fine (light shelfwear), Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Dargaud Canada, 1978, 1st Canadian, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing of the Canadian / English language edition of the 12th volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1968.

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Judge Bao and the Jade Phoenix
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Very Fine, Chongrui Nie, Marty, Patrick, Nie, Chongrui, Archaia, 2012, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

"In China under the Northern Song Dynasty, the Empire saw tremendous growth and prosperity. But with great riches come great temptations, and the Emperor...

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Road to America
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Very Fine, Baru, Baru and Jean-Marc Thévenet, Baru, Drawn & Quarterly, 2002, 1st American, 1896597521, Softcover, wraps, English

Includes themed bookmark. From the Publisher: Winner of a Harvey Award for Best Foreign Material, this compelling story is set in 1950s Algeria...

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Daily Delirium
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Very Fine, Miguelanxo Prado, Prado, Miguelanxo, NBM, 2003, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

From the cover: "The complete collection of outrageous gags (many seen in Heavy Metal years back) about the daily travails and absurdities we face in life...

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Very Fine, Kerascoet, Hubert, Kerascoet, NBM, 2010, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

Kerascoet is a team of Marie Pommepuy and Sebastien Cosset. This was their first series. Their artwork is reminiscent of Joann Sfar. This is the English...

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Very Fine, Mezzo, Pirus, Mezzo, Fantagraphics Books, 2010, 1st American, 9781606993200, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: "Set in a suburb that is both nowhere and everywhere, King of the Flies is a glorious bastard, combining the intricacy and...

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Very Fine, Philippe Buchet, Morvan, Jean David, Buchet, Philippe, NBM, 2005, 1st, 1561634204, 10 inches, 7.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: "In "Artifice", feisty human agent Navee falls on a planet persecuted by a ruling class with little regard for life. She faces her...

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Chica, Vol. 2
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Carlos Trillo, Jordi Bernet, Trillo, Carlos, Bernet, Jordi, Very Fine, NBM, New York, 2008, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

"By the artist of the popular hard-bitten noir series "Torpedo," this series tells the adventures of Chica, one hot babe...." Hot tamale Chica and her...

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Ulysses
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Homer, Lob, Georges Pichard, Homer, Lob, Pichard, Georges, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Heavy Metal, Rockville Centre, 2006, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

First published in France in 1974. Based on the epic poem by Homer. Adapted by Jacques Lob. Art by Georges Pichard (1920-2003). In the wake of the...

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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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Asterix and the Falling Sky
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Albert Uderzo, Uderzo, Albert, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Orion Books, 2005, 1st, 978-0752875484, 9 inches, 12 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the back cover: The Gauls have only one fear: that the sky may fall on their heads tomorrow. But tomorrow never comes, says Chief Vitalstatistix. Or...

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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Juan Gimenez, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Gimenez, Juan, Very Fine, Hollywood/NY, Humanoids/DC, 2005, 1st, 1-4012-0642-5, 10.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 136 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Discover the lineage of the galaxy's ultimate warrior, the Metabaron, a character created by the legendary artist Moebius and film director Alejandro...

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Joann Sfar, Lewis Trondheim, Carlos Nine, Patrice Killoffer, Sfar, Lewis Trondheim, Joann, Nine, Patrice Killoffer, Carlos, Fine, NBM, New York, 2010, 1st, 9 inches, 6 inches, 96 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

An English-language version of two albums in the bestselling comedy series written by French superstars Joann Sfar and Lewis Trondheim. Dungeon Monstres...

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Bernard Cosey, Cosey, Bernard, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW Publishing, San Diego, 2016, 978-1-63140-777-2, 11.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 66 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first English language edition of this volume in the French publisher Glenat's series of one-shot albums paying homage to Disney's classic characters...

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Joann Sfar, Lewis Trondheim, Blutch, Frederic Bezian, Sfar, Lewis Trondheim, Joann, Blutch, Frederic Bezian, Fine, NBM, New York, 2015, 1st, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 96 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

An English-language version of two albums in the bestselling comedy series written by French superstars Joann Sfar and Lewis Trondheim. Dungeon Monstres...

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Bastard - Signed 1st
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Max de Radigues, de Radigues, Max, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Fantagraphics Books, Seattle, 2018, 1st, 7.5 inches, 6 inches, 176 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Signed by the artist at our booth at NCSFest! Max has added a quick sketch as well! From the publisher: After taking part in a historic heist --...

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Denis-Pierre Filippi, Silvio Camboni, Filippi, Denis-Pierre, Camboni, Silvio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2018, 10.6 inches, 7.8 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The fantasy adventure trilogy of a young boy's travels through a long-forgotten world where magic still rules. For ages 10+. Young...

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Jean-Baptiste Thoret, Bruno, Thoret, Jean-Baptiste, Bruno, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW, 2018, 1st, 9781684050680, 8 inches, 5.5 inches, 84 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Bande Dessinee stylist Bruno (Tyler Cross, Lorna, Junk, Nemo) illustrates this comic book history of "The New Hollywood. From Easy Rider to Apocalypse Now."...

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Alberto Varanda, Varanda, Alberto, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2017, 1st, 9.7 inches, 10.7 inches, 52 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Bande dessinee artist Alberto Veranda, best known for his heavy medieval fantasies, evinced his playful side with this series of comic strips featuring a...

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Alberto Varanda, Varanda, Alberto, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2018, 1st, 9.7 inches, 10.7 inches, 52 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Bande dessinee artist Alberto Veranda, best known for his heavy medieval fantasies, evinced his playful side with this series of comic strips featuring a...

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Alberto Varanda, Varanda, Alberto, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2018, 1st, 9.7 inches, 10.7 inches, 52 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Bande dessinee artist Alberto Veranda, best known for his heavy medieval fantasies, evinced his playful side with this series of comic strips featuring a...

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Mickey All-Stars (in English)
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2020, 1st, 9781683963691, 12.5 inches, 9.6 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

In this once-in-a-lifetime storytelling achievement, more than 40 acclaimed comics creators from around the world celebrate Mickey's wildest adventure!...

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Xavier Dorison, Mathieu Lauffray, Dorison, Xavier, Lauffray, Mathieu, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2010, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Twenty years after the events of Treasure Island, Lady Vivian Hastings knocks on Dr. Livesey's door. Her hated husband has sent word from the Amazon: He has...

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