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
 
Guido, Crepax, Guido, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Corriere Della Sera, Milan, 2007, 1st, 10.8 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Italian

Includes three complete stories in b&w and two short introductory essays. Crepax was a major influence on Steranko, Frank Miller, and Paul Pope.

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Renato Roldan, Roldan, Renato, Includes a signed & numbered illustrated bookplate limited to 100, Fine, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2018, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Includes a signed & numbered illustrated bookplate limited to 100. Renato Roldan: "I started my career as an animator, but ended up doing...

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Nothin Personal - Comic
  $30.00
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Josep Busquet, Andre, Busquet, Josep, Andre, Very Fine, Spaceman Project, Barcelona, 2018, 1st, 10.7 inches, 7.5 inches, 160 pages, black & white with 16 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, English

The Fast and the Furious meets Aliens in this space action comedy from two Spanish creators. A graphic novel in English. The S.A.D (Search And Destroy)...

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Maculas - Comic
  $30.00
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Jordi Pastor, Danide, Pastor, Jordi, Danide, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Spaceman Project, Barcelona, 2018, 1st, 10.75 inches, 7.75 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A meta graphic novel in English. Have you ever dreamt of flying, being invisible, or possessing amazing strength? Dott Spot not only dreams about it, he...

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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Edizioni Di, Italy, 2010, 1st thus, 9 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Italian

The Italian edition of Un Peu Plus a l'Ouest. "For men of my generation, the Far West is a bit of a mythic world." begins Toppi in his introduction. This...

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Trizia - Spanish Edition
  $30.00
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Pedro Perez, Perez, Pedro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Palma de Mallorca, Ominiky Ediciones, 2016, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Spanish

Good girl artist Pedro Perez fashions his first graphic novel featuring his vivacious art student and aspiring comic book artist Trizia. Lost of cheesecake,...

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Club Colonial
  $30.00
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Patrick Verlinden, Antonio Lapone, Verlinden, Patrick, Lapone, Antonio, Very Fine, Brugge, Bonte, 2013, 1st, 9781151025562, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

An art book portraying the denizens of a jazz club, the Club Colonial. 15 full-page color illustrations accompany the text in Dutch and French. Plus a...

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Benneveld, Franka, 2019, 1st, 9789076706900, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Dutch

This Franka album travels from 1941 New York City, to Los Angeles, a B-24 assembly line, a midair heist from a Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, Washington DC,...

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Guy Colwell, Colwell, Guy, Near Fine (one corner creased, tiny spot along the edge of the cover, mild toning to the page edges, otherwise Fine, very flat, tight, clean), Linden, Germany, UPN / Volksverlag, 1978, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 118 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, German

"Underground Comics Special Issue 16." A rare, out of print, A4-size, German collection of Inner City Romance Comics stories by Guy Colwell. In...

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How To Run A Communal Home
  $35.00
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W. Heath Robinson, Fine/Fine, Robinson, W. Heath, Duckworth, 1980, 1st, cloth, English

A reprint of the 1943 edition.

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Antonio Lapone, Lapone, Antonio, Signed by the artist, Fine, Atomik Strip, Andenne, Belgium, 2013, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 36 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A great little Antonio Lapone artbook! Very limited and out of print. A wonderful showcase of illustrations drawings, sketches, and page layouts and...

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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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Bill Griffith, Griffith, Bill, Near Fine (one corner creased, mild spotting on the cover, mild scrape to the bottom edge, otherwise Fine, flat, tight, clean), Linden, Germany, UPN / Volksverlag, 1979, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 136 pages, black & white with 28 pages in color, Softcover, color wraps, German

"Underground Comics Special Issue 23." A rare, out of print, A4-size, German collection of comics stories by Bill Griffith, about half featuring his...

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Lob, Georges Pichard, Lob, Pichard, Georges, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Volksverlag, Linden, Germany, 1983, 3886311260, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, German

"Brigitte: The Hellish Cruise" A very sharp copy of the German edition of the French album. (Published in the U.S. as "Heavy Metal Presents Candice at Sea"...

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Crepanquine Vol. 1 - Comic
  $36.00
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Garbunka, Caro Waro, Garbunka, Caro Waro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Spaceman Project, Barcelona, 2019, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Crepanquine Vol. 1 of 2: Marked by the Gods. A graphic novel in English from the creators of the art book Asteroid. A dark and thrilling comic full of...

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The Antisocial Networks
  $36.00
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Luis Quiles, Quiles, Luis, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Barcelona, Spaceman Project, 2018, 1st, 978-84-17253-05-9, 8.3 inches, 8.3 inches, 360 pages, over 350 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A thick collection of Luis Quiles' scabrous social commentary cartoons. From the artist: The Antisocial Networks is an interpretation of modern...

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Los Elegidos
  $40.00
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Very slight surface nicks otherwise VF, Dibbuks, 2004, 1st, pictorial boards, Spanish

A collection of the best illustrations to appear in the magazine Training & Development Digest in its fifty first issues. This book reflects almost a...

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Seres Extraordinarios
  $40.00
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Tino Gatagán, Fine, Gatagán, Tino, Dibbuks, 2006, 1st, French wraps, English, Spanish, French

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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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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Very Good+ (moderate shelfwear, rubbing at the corners, flat, tight, and unread), 1994, 1st, Softcover, wraps

"Crimes 'n' Gals in the USA: A Pictorial History 1930s-1960s." An excellent collection of pin-up art. Chapters on comic strips (55 illus), comic books (63...

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Si Te He Visto No Me Acuerdo
  $40.00
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Very Fine, Jordi Labanda, Labanda, Jordi, Editorial RM, 2008, 1st, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, Spanish

Labanda is a commercial illustrator living and working in Barcelona since 1993. This is a collection of 58 full-color cartoons for the slick magazines. The...

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Very Fine, Mel Ramos, Ramos, Mel, Moderne Kunst Nürnberg, 2014, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 180 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps

Mel Ramos: New Prints surveys a range of Ramos' print work, starting from his figurative departure from Abstract Expressionism to his portraits of comic...

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Icelandic Trolls
  $40.00
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Brian Pilkington, Terry Gunnell, Brian Pilkington, Pilkington, Terry Gunnell, Brian, Pilkington, Brian, Fine, Viborg, Mal Og Menning, 1999, 1st, 9789979319276, 10.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 28 pages, over 50 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: In this richly illustrated book, Brian Pilkington brings the amazing world of the trolls to life in an amusing and original fashion....

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Tony Sandoval, Sandoval, Tony, One of 2000 numbered copies, Bumped spine corner otherwise Fine issued in publisher's shrinkwrap, Geneva, Paquet, 2016, 1st, 9782888907695, 11.6 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Tony Sandoval, creator of Doomboy, Le Serpent d'Eau, Le Cadavre et le Sofa , Nocturno ou Mille Tempêtes , presents some of his daily...

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Libertadores
  $40.00
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Enrique Fernandez, Fernandez, Enrique, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild rubbing to covers, interior Fine), Barcelona, Glenat, 2004, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, Spanish

From 2004, Enrique Fernandez' first graphic novel. Both written & illustrated by Fernandez. Text in Spanish. Out of print .

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Dibujante Nocturno: Concept Art
  $40.00
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Francisco Garcés (Dibujante Nocturno), Garcés (Dibujante Nocturno), Francisco, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2017, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 72 pages, about 90 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A new art book devoted entirely to the work of concept artist-illustrator Francisco Garcés aka Dibujante Nocturno. Filled cover to cover with demonic...

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Tha August Tharrats Artbook
  $40.00
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Tha (August Tharrats), Tha (August Tharrats), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Mallorca, 2019, 1st, 12 inches, 8.9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Any new book from Spanish illustrator Tha is cause for celebration. This artbook gathers a selection of illustrations done between 1994 and 2019 for...

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Art of Inputwo
  $40.00
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Inputwo, Inputwo, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Palma de Mallorca, Ominiky Ediciones, 2020, 9 inches, 7 inches, 104 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Inputwo is a Russian artist who draws playful, highly distorted, pneumatic females. This collection features over 300 selected drawings from the last few...

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Ramon Pla Artbook
  $40.00
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Ramon Pla, Pla, Ramon, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2020, 1st, 12.8 inches, 9.3000000000000007 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Beautiful full color illustrations by Ramon Pla. Pla is a children's book illustrator as well as a designer of Fallas and Hogueras, the elaborate wooden...

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Art of Javier G. Pacheco
  $40.00
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Javier Pacheco, Pacheco, Javier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2020, 1st, 13.2 inches, 9.6 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A brand new artbook by Javier Pacheco. A fitting sequel to his out-of-print softcover artbook from Ominiky. 78 pages of art and two pages of text: a bio...

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The Art of David Benzal
  $40.00
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David Benzal, Benzal, David, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2019, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 104 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

David Benzal is one of the first Spanish concept artists. This book highlights his career as a character and environment designer and illustrator for video...

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Scratches 2
  $40.00
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Joost Swarte, Robert Crumb, et al, Swarte, Robert Crumb, et al, Joost, Very Fine, Amsterdam, Scratch Books, 2018, 1st, 9789492117755, 13 inches, 9 inches, 112 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps

"SCRATCHES #2: On the Paper Highway Between Artist and Reader" A second installation of the English language magazine from Amsterdam, edited Joost...

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Jack Jaxon, Jaxon, Jack, Fine, UPN / Volksverlag, Linden, Germany, 1976, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 100 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, German

" Underground Comics Special Issue 10" A rare, German, A4 sized collection of underground comix work by American underground comics pioneer Jack Jaxon. In...

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Fred Schrier, Schrier, Fred, Fine, UPN / Volksverlag, Linden, Germany, 1974, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 100 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, German

"Underground Comics Special Issue 4." An early 1970s German collection of underground comix work by American underground comics pioneer. The A4 size (8.25...

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Claudio Nizzi, Giancarlo Alessandrini, Nizzi, Claudio, Alessandrini, Giancarlo, Near Fine (corners lightly rubbed), Milan, Sergio Bonelli Editore, 2006, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 240 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, Italian

Artist Giancarlo Alessandrini, noted for his many Martin Mystere stories, lends his talents to the adventures of Tex, Sergio Bonelli Editore's legendary...

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Barbarella
  $40.00
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Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (light wear to the corners, very flat, tight, clean), Carl Schünemann Verlag, Bremen, Germany, 1966, 1968 printing, 11.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 88 pages, two-color, softcover, wraps, German

A German edition of Forest's classic 1964 French graphic novel that was made into a feature film by Roger Vadim and starring Jane Fonda. This German edition...

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Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (light wear to the corners, flat, tight, clean), Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, Munich, Germany, 1971, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.25 inches, iv, 76 pages, two-color, softcover, color wraps, German

"The new adventures of Barbarella." The German edition of Forest's second Barbarella adventure, Les Colères du mange-minutes. It is not identified...

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The Art of Nurzhan Bekkaliyev
  $40.00
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Nurzhan Bekkaiyev, Bekkaiyev, Nurzhan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2021, 978-84-123280-4-2, 7.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 136 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Nurzhan Bekkaliyev is an artist who works primarily digitally (Photoshop), based in Kazakhstan. This is his first art book. Mostly female figure...

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Solo: Pisar Sin Levantar Polvo
  $40.00
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Oscar Martin, Martin, Oscar, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Palma de Mallorca, Ominiky Ediciones, 2020, 1st, 978-84-122160-2-8, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Spanish

A new chapter in Oscar Martin's post-apocalyptic Solo universe of mutated rats, cats, dogs and humans. The text is in Spanish. From the publisher:...

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The Art of Daniel Torres
  $40.00
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Daniel Torres, Torres, Daniel, Near Fine (mild bump to the lower corner, mild wear to the other corners, no thumbdents, flat, tight, clean), Norma Editorial, Barcelona, 1995, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 80 pages, color and black & white illustrations throughout, softcover, wraps, English

A rich collection of Torres' illustrations for book covers, magazines, advertising. Torres' work is seen in the US in Entertainment Weekly, Time, Premiere,...

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Flash Gordon (Return To Earth)
  $45.00
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Alex Raymond, NF, Raymond, Alex, Pacific Comics Club, 1977, wraps, English

A years' worth of Sundays from 1941 printed big and in color. Despite the Italian title "Ritorno Sulla Terra" on the cover, all of the Sunday strips...

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Das Gesicht Hamburgs
  $45.00
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Frans Masereel, VG+ (spine ends & tips worn otherwise Fine, previous owner's bookplate on front free end paper), Masereel, Frans, Johannes Asmus, 1966, 1st, pictorial boards, German

"Faces of Hamburg." A picture novel in woodcuts by Frans Masereel (1889 - 1972).

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Very Fine, Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Oog & Blik, 2012, 1st, 9789054923763, 9.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 20 in leporello form, color, Softcover, wraps, Dutch

Some years back, Joost Swarte published a book titled "Leporello," which is not, in fact, a leporello. Here we have an actual leporello by Joost Swarte, and...

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Peter Pontiac, Pontiac, Peter, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Oog & Blik, Amsterdam, 2004, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.7 inches, 64 pages, two-color, softcover, wraps, Dutch

Peter Pontiac's post-apocalyptic punk fable 'Requiem Fortissimo', was serialized in Wordt Vervolgd in 1988 and published in book format by Casterman in...

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Even Mehl Amundsen, Amundsen, Even Mehl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2017, 2nd, 9791096315109, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

366 days, 366 sketches telling 366 stories, some smaller, some greater. Shared with the community, first online, and now as a series of books: TEGN -...

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Even Mehl Amundsen, Amundsen, Even Mehl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2018, 1st, 9791096315116, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

366 days, 366 sketches telling 366 stories, some smaller, some greater. Shared with the community, first online, and now as a series of books: TEGN -...

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Even Mehl Amundsen, Amundsen, Even Mehl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2018, 1st, 9791096315208, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

366 days, 366 sketches telling 366 stories, some smaller, some greater. Shared with the community, first online, and now as a series of books: TEGN -...

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Leonard Starr, Stan Drake, Starr, Leonard, Drake, Stan, Near Fine (1/4-inch closed tear to the back cover, light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Edizioni L'Isola Trovata, Milan, 198, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, Italian

The Italian edition of "Kelly Green: La Flibuste de la B.D." The very scarce fifth and final Kelly Green album which (unlike volumes 1-4) was only...

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