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Near Fine (mild toning to edges of the white covers, mild shelfwear, flat, tight), Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, 2006, 1st, 8.75 inches, 11 inches, 244 pages, color, softcover, wraps

This is the beautiful full-color catalogue for the largest exhibition of Disney animation artwork in history. Held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo,...

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Very Fine, Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, 2002, 1st, 6.6 inches, 8.2 inches, 32 pages, 22 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Italian

"Stories of Men in Arms In the Drawings of Sergio Toppi - Original Illustrations on Display in Cagliari" An exhibition catalog from 2002. With 22 black...

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Ticonderoga
  $35.00
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Robert Louis Stevenson, Sergio Toppi, Stevenson, Robert Louis, Toppi, Sergio, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Nuages, Milan, 2002, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 56 pages, 11 full-page color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

11 full-page color paintings illustrate Robert Louis Stevenson's epic poem Ticonderoga. In English and Italian.

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Kow Yokoyama, Yokoyama, Kow, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Dai Nihon Kaiga, Japan, 2005, 4499228751, 11.25 inches, 8.6 inches, 112 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Japanese

This artbook is a fantastic collection of Kow Yokoyama's model mecha. It contains photos of the mecha in dramatically lit dioramas as well as the mecha from...

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Antonio Lapone, Lapone, Antonio, Limited to 1000 copies. This copy is signed by the artist with a sketch., Near Fine (light wear), Galerie Champaka, Brussels, 2012, 1st, 8.7 inches, 8.6 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps

Signed by the artist with a sketch. An art book from the gallery in Brussels. Text in English, French, and Italian.

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Ziblyne et Bettie
  $75.00
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Denis Sire, Sire, Denis, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (light bumps to lower corners and spine ends, two large tears to the dustjacket), Paris, Les Humanoides Associes, 1992, 1st, 9782731610444, 12.5 inches, 9.4 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"a very strange and fancy story." Denis Sire redrew a large part of his original 'Bois Willys' stories for this 1992 edition. In addition, this features...

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Ilya Kuvshinov, Kuvshinov, Ilya, Very Fine, PIE International, Japan, 2017, 9784756248756, 9.2 inches, 7.5 inches, 192 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: The first collection of works by the Japan-based Russian illustrator, Ilya Kuvshinov Ilya Kuvshinov is a Russian illustrator with...

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Grow: The Art of Koyamori
  $30.00
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Koyamori, Koyamori, Very Fine, PIE International, Japan, 2018, 978-4-7562-5121-3, 9.2 inches, 7.5 inches, 192 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: This is the first art collection by the young Canadian artist/illustrator Koyamori (also known as Maruti_Bitamin). Over the past 5...

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Very Fine, PIE International, Japan, 2018, 9784756248763, 10.25 inches, 9.9 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: A stunning collection of scenes and background illustrations from popular anime and manga creators The beauty of the scenes and...


Very Fine, PIE International, Japan, 2019, 9784756251497, 10.25 inches, 9.9 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: This third book in the background illustration series takes us on a sentimental journey through the scenes of our most cherished...

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Very Fine, PIE International, Japan, 2018, 9784756249661, 10.25 inches, 9.9 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: A beautiful collection of fantasy scenes from popular anime, manga and game creators Have you ever imagined living in the fantasy...

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Posuka Demizu, Demizu, Posuka, Very Fine, PIE International, Japan, 2017, 9784756248763, 8.7 inches, 7.2 inches, 192 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: The long-awaited debut collection of illustrations by Posuka Demizu, the up-and-coming manga artist Posuka Demizu is a rising star...


Le Major - First Edition
  $150.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Print run of 1000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Stardom, Paris, 2011, 1st, 6.25 inches, 4.25 inches, 312 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

This is the out-of-print original edition from 2011 with a small 4 x 6 inch sketchbook format that reproduces the originals actual size. This reproduces an...

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Katsuya Terada Real Size
  $50.00
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Katsuya Terada, Terada, Katsuya, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Tokyo, PIE International, 2019, 1st, 978-4-7562-5187-9, 12 inches, 6.9 inches, 202 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

202 Pages (186 pages in color) Collection of amazing one-shot drawings using only a black marker by the "Doodle King" Katsuya Terada This is the...

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Le Bandard Fou - First Printing
  $100.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+ (mild corner and shelfwear, binding sound), Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 1976, 1st, 12.7 inches, 9.4 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

The first printing of the original edition of this early Moebius graphic novel. Later editions would be published in color, but Moebius' hatch heavy ink...

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le Golem
  $45.00
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Dino Battaglia, Battaglia, Dino, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Mosquito, St. Egreve, 2004, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 68 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Out of print. Six stories of the macabre by the Italian master, including: Le Golem, Le Docteur Jekyll et Mister Hyde, and Hommage a Lovecraft. Text in...

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La Momie
  $45.00
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Dino Battaglia, Battaglia, Dino, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Mosquito, St. Egreve, 2004, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 52 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Out of print. This Adventure of Inspector Coke is entitled The Mummy (!) and is set in London in 1911.

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Stardom, Paris, 2011, 1st, 6.25 inches, 4.25 inches, 200 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

This is the out-of-print original edition from 2011 with a small 4 x 6 inch sketchbook format that reproduces the originals actual size. This limited...


Osamu Tezuka, Tezuka, Osamu, Fine to Very Fine (new and unread), Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2002-2004, 1st, 7 inches, 4.5 inches, 4800+ pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

A complete set of first printings of the first American publication of Osamu Tezuka's Astro Boy! Complete in 23 volumes. Over 4,800 pages . From the...

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Victor de la Fuente, de la Fuente, Victor, Vol. 1 is Near Fine (light rubbing to covers, spine ends and corners sharp, binding tight) Vol. 2 is Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (spine ends land corners lightly bumped, light rubbing to covers, laminate lifting and flaking along the joints, bin, Librarie Hachette, Paris, 1974, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48+48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

These two volumes comprise the complete run of this series both written and illustrated by de la Fuente, a Spanish artist who worked for Dell in the 1950s...

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François Corteggiani, Victor de la Fuente, Corteggiani, François, de la Fuente, Victor, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (occasional light staining along the bottom of the pages, very light rubbing to covers, spine ends and corners sharp, binding tight), Novedi, Brussels, 1987, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The first and only inter-dimensional adventure of Francis Falko. This man of science is transported to a sword and sorcery world full of topless women. How...

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Frezzato Esquisses
  $60.00
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Massimiliano Frezzato, Frezzato, Massimiliano, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Editions USA, 2001, 1st, 2-914409-11-7, 17.25 inches, 13.5 inches, 86 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Frezzato's Keepers of the Maser Volume 4 This sketchbook presents the original rough pencil pages for all of Volume 4 along with sketches, layouts, and...

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Ilya Kuvshinov, Kuvshinov, Ilya, Very Fine, PIE International, Japan, 2019, 9784756252357, 9.2 inches, 7.5 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Japanese

This second book from Ilya Kuvshinov collects over 300 new artworks. -From the publisher: Ghost in the Shell was Ilya Kuvshinov's first encounter with...

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From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Near Fine (light wear), Paris, 1974, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, French

This copy is from the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of...

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Alberto Varanda, Varanda, Alberto, #284 of 900 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Paris, Comix Buro, 2010, 1st, 9782916518497, 8.75 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color, softcover, wraps, French

A new incursion in the fantastic worlds of Alberto Varanda, In this sketchbook, you will to travel in the midst of dragons, warriors, vampires and bugs of...

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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, One of 950 copies signed by the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, le Cycliste, Bordeaux, 2003, 1st, 9.75 inches, 6.6 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This long out-of-print signed and numbered Deluxe Edition is printed on an extra heavy fine art paper (Old Mill 190 gr. paper) which reproduces the artwork...

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2001 Apres Jesus Christ
  $300.00
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Jean-Luc Coudray, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Coudray, Jean-Luc, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket (sharp, bright, clean, glossy), Paris, Stardom, 2000, 1st, 978-2908766509, 7 inches, 9.5 inches, 40 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A novella with 19 full-page color illustrations of Jesus in the desert by Moebius.

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Very Fine in Very Fine obi band, Studio Trigger, Japan, 2013, 1st, 10 inches, 7.25 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, Japanese

Little Witch Academia Collector's Edition includes a Blu-ray of the 26-minute Anime Mirai short, a never-before-seen 66-minute making-of video, an original...

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Oxide 2X
  $40.00
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Hyung-tae Kim, Kim, Hyung-tae, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (1/4-inch scuff to top edge of boards, smaller scuff to bottom edge of board, spine ends and corners sharp, interior Fin, Tokyo, Enterbrain, 2005, 2nd, 9784757720954, 4757720955, 10.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 176 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English Japanese

This is a Japanese book on the Korean artist Kim Hyung-Tae. This book includes art for the video games Magnacarta, Magnacarta, the Phantom of Avalanche, The...

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Didier Cassegrain, Cassegrain, Didier, #174 of the first 900 copies which are numbered & signed by the artist, Very Fine, Comix Buro, Paris, 2009, 1st, 8.75 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color, softcover, wraps, French

Out of print. One of the first 900 copies which were numbered & signed by the artist. A second collection of drawings, character designs, and color...

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Masamune Shirow, Shirow, Masamune, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2003, 1st, 11.3 inches, 8.5 inches, 116 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Dark Horse Comics is proud to present the third volume of Shirow Masamune's best-selling art book series Intron...

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Friedrich Durrenmatt, Sergio Toppi, Durrenmatt, Friedrich, Toppi, Sergio, Fine, Milan, Studio Michelangelo Edizioni, 2003, 1st, 8890098309, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 48 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps

Eleven full-page pen & ink drawings illustrate this story by Swiss author and playwright Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921 - 1990). The story is in the...

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Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (mild shelfwear with a touch of flairing to the lower front corner, otherwise flat and tight), Japan, 2011, 1st, 9784905033035, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 328 pages, black & white with 16 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, Japanese

An entire book reproducing animation drawing sequences and effects drawing sequences. For the 2009 Japanese animated film Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not)...

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Rolf
  $35.00
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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Very Good+ (moderate wear to spine ends and corners, moderate rubbing to covers, interior clean and very sound), Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 1980, 2731600152, 11 inches, 8.4 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Corben's full-length fantasy story Rowlf--in French--in color.

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Seigo Takatsuka, Takatsuka, Seigo, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (seven pages folded over at the corner otherwise Fine, light edgewear to dustjacket), Japan, 2000, 1st, 9784875862444, 10.75 inches, 9 inches, 88 pages, over 70 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Japanese

Asaki yumemishi : Takatsuka seigo gashu = Asaki was dreamed: Seigo Takatsuka Illustrations Seigo Takatsuka (1930-2007) was a Japanese realist painter who...

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Yasushi Nirasawa, Nirasawa, Yasushi, Fine in Very Good dustjacket (vellum dustjacket chipped, book is sharp, tight, flat), Tokyo, Hobby Japan, 1998, 1st, 978-4894251908, 12 inches, 8.75 inches, approx. 200 pages, over 200 color photographs, Hardcover, pictorial boards

From the Introduction: This is a collection of three dimensional modeling works by an illustrator and modeler, Yasushi Nirasawa, who continues creative...

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Inside Moebius, Tome 6
  $195.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to 3500 copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Stardom/Moebius Production, 2010, 1st, 9782908766462, 9.6 inches, 7 inches, 120 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This final volume has the best artwork in the series. Since published in English, this is the original first edition/printing, self-published by Moebius,...

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Gesta Dei - Signed & Numbered
  $100.00
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Carlos Nine, Nine, Carlos, #832 of a limited edition signed by the artist, Fine, El Yeite Ilustrado, Buenos Aires, 2003, 1st thus, 12.2 inches, 8.5 inches, x, 107 pages, black & white, softcover, French wraps

Out of print. "Enciclopedia Grafica de los Asuntos Humanos y de las Cosa en General. Ordenada, Escrita y Dibujada por Carlos Nine de la Academia...

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Katsuya Terada, Terada, Katsuya, Fine in Very Good+ slipcase (book is tight, clean and unrea, Japan, 1999, 9784063300833, 8.75 inches, 7.75 inches, 300 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, softcover, French wraps, Japanese

Terada has worked in illustration, manga, movies, and character design. This two inch-thick paperback collects well over 300 of his drawings, illustrations...

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Flamboyant - Ugetsu Hakua Works
  $45.00
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Hakua Ugetsu, Ugetsu, Hakua, Fine in Fine slipcase, Mediaworks, Japan, 2005, 1st, 11.3 inches, 8.3 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps

Hakua Ugetsu's first art book. 128 pages of art: 89 color illustrations (either full-page or double-page) plus 33 pages of b&w drawings. The artist's...

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Flash by Benjamin
  $150.00
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Benjamin, Benjamin, Fine, Paris, Xiao Pan, 2008, 12.6 inches, 9.6 inches, 160 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, French

This is the long out of print art book devoted to Chinese comic artist and illustrator Benjamin (artist-writer of Orange, Remember, and One Day). A large...

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Lucy l'Espoir
  $50.00
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Patrick Norbert, Tanino Liberatore, Norbert, Patrick, Liberatore, Tanino, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Paris, Capitol Editions, 2007, 1st, 9782355560002, 13.75 inches, 10.2 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The original edition in a 10 x 14 inch oversize format. An anthropological graphic novel that realistically reconstructs the prehistoric life of early...

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Wallace Wood, Wood, Wallace, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 21 inches, 15.75 inches, color

Wallace Wood was the subject of a career retrospective museum exhibition at the 2020 FIBD -- The 47th International Festival of Bande Dessinee in Angouleme,...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Brühl, Max Ernst Museum Brühl des LVR, 2019, 1st, 978-3-944453-18-7, 12.4 inches, 10 inches, 272 pages, Approx. 260 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Our limited supply is now scheduled to arrive in September 2020. The books will ship from our Torrance store as soon as they arrive. If you would like to...


Robert Crumb, Crumb, Robert, Very Fine, International Festival of Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2000, 1st, 21 inches, 15.75 inches, color, French

After winning the International Festival of Bande Dessinee's Grand Prix in 1999, Robert Crumb created this wild grotesque painted image especially for the...

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Zep
Zep, Zep, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2005, 1st, 21 inches, 15.75 inches, color, French

The official poster for the 32nd Annual International Festival of Bande Dessinee at Angouleme in 2005. Zep won the festival's Grand Prix in 2004 and created...

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Quatre-Vingt Huit
  $495.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light bump to the upper edge of the rear board, corners sharp, pages flat and clea, Paris, Casterman, 1990, 1st, 2-203-34602-7, 9.75 inches, 10.9 inches, 65 pages, 94 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A very sharp copy of a scarce collection of Moebius' abstract paintings and drawings. This book had one printing in 1990 and was never reprinted. Minimal...

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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Very Good+ (small bump to the bottom edge, light wear to the covers) issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2010, 1st, 14.7 inches, 11.75 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This oversized 2010 French edition of our own Claire Wendling art book is long out of print and quite scarce.  Sketches and finished poster art by...

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