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
 
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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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, 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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Tante Leny Presenteert 26
  $12.00
In stock
Near Fine (light wear to edges of cover, otherwise new and unread), Amsterdam, Oog en Blik, 2000, 1st, 9789054920137, 9.5 inches, 6.25 inches, 68 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, Dutch

The longest running Dutch underground comic, founded by Lena Zwalve. Comics by Joost Swarte, Mark Smeets, Bill Bodewes, Evert Geradts, Aart Clerkx, Harry...

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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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Stones - Signed
  $300.00
In stock
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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Stars (Morpheus Int'l Edition)
  $100.00
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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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Stars (Edition Crocodile)
  $75.00
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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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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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Al Severin, Severin, Al, One of 150 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, La Grande Ourse, Landenne, 2010, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 36 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps

A fantastic sketchbook by Belgian illustrator and bande dessinée artist Al Severin. Page after page of Severin sketch pages; faces, clothed and...

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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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Andrea Serio, Serio, Andrea, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Barcelona, Spaceman Project, 2018, 1st, 978-8417253134, 11.75 inches, 8.9 inches, 200 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Andrea Serio is a Spanish artist, illustrator and cartoonist, working primarily in pastel. He has created numerous covers for magazines, books, music...

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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Good+ (light bump to one corner, two thumbdent to the back cover, light cover wear, very flat, tight), Torino, Italy, Lo Scarabeo, 1997, 2nd 2001, 888613150X, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 128 pages, 57 color and 169 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps

A tribute and career retrospective. The bulk of the book is devoted to reproducing Toppi's book and magazine illustrations. With smaller sections of comic...

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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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Sergio Sandoval, Sandoval, Sergio, Fine, Ominiky, Palma de Mallorca, 2015, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Sergio Sandoval (Barcelona, 1975), started his career as a cover and comic artist. He's been working for the most important publishers in the business,...

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

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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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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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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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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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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Mauro Bruni, Roberto De Angelkis, Bruni, Mauro, De Angelkis, Roberto, Fine, Florence, Glamour International, 1999, 8.5 inches, 6.25 inches, 160 pages, profusely illustrated in black & white with 64 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

Roberto de Angelis began his career in the 1980s, working on sex-and-violence titles like Splatter and Mostri. Later he moved over to Sergio Bonelli...

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Bepi Vigna, Nicola Mari, Vigna, Bepi, Mari, Nicola, Near Fine (slight darkening to the edges, very flat, tight, clean), Florence, Glamour International, 1999, 8.375 inches, 6.375 inches, 152 pages, profusely illustrated in black & white with 88 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

Having honed his figure-drawing skills on erotic comics, Nicola Mari graduated to become one of Sergio Bonelli's top artists. His work on the Nathan Never...

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Alberto Becattini, Antonio Vianovi, Milton Caniff, Becattini, Antonio Vianovi, Alberto, Caniff, Milton, Fine, Glamour International, Florence, 2001, 1st, 8.25 inches, 6.325 inches, 144 pages, over 100 black & white illustrations with 16 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

A profile of the legendary creator of Terry & the Pirates and Steve Canyon, with numerous illustrations from the span of Caniff's career, with a full...

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Alberto Becattini, Antonio Vianovi, Alex Raymond, Becattini, Antonio Vianovi, Alberto, Raymond, Alex, Limited print run, Very Fine, Glamour International, Florence, 2002, 1st, 8.5 inches, 6.375 inches, 200 pages, black & white with 24 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, English, Italian

A biography and profile of Alex Raymond (Flash Gordon, Secret Agent X-9, Rip Kirby) includes nearly 200 illustrations & photographs from the period,...

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