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
 
Wojciech Birek, Grzegorz Rosinski, Birek, Wojciech, Rosi ski, Grzegorz, Inscribed by the artist with a full-page drawing, Near Fine (light wear to the covers), Muzeum Regionalne w Stalowej Woli, Stalowa Wola, Poland, 2012, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.8 inches, 52 pages, over 100 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

This book has an incredible full-page ink drawing of Thorgal signed by the artist on the blank page opposite the half-title page. "Grzegorz Rosinski:...

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Very Fine, Julio Ruelas, Ruelas, Julio, Editorial RM, 2007, 1st, 9789689345053, Softcover, stiff oversize cloth wraps, English, Spanish

This is a generous collection of works by Julio Ruelas (1870-1907), an illustrator and painter of cadavers, hanged satyrs, bewitching maidens, sudden...

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Tony Sandoval, Sandoval, Tony, One of 2000 numbered copies, Very Fine, 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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The Book of Schuiten
  $125.00
In stock
Benoit Peeters, François Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, François, Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (top edge of the dustjacket rubbed with a 1/8-inch tear), New York, NBM, 2004, 1st, 1561634026, 12.3 inches, 10.3 inches, 136 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth, English

The long out-of-print English language edition of this beautiful art book on the Belgian comics artist. "Though he first made his name drawing comics,...

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Don Quijote De La Mancha
  $150.00
In stock
Corners bumped otherwise VF, Jose Segrelles, Cervantes, Miguel, Segrelles, Jose, Espasa, 2002, 1st, Hardcover, leather, Spanish


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Jose Segrelles, Segrelles, Jose, Fine, Museo F. C. Barcelona, Barcelona, 1999, 1st, 8.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 50 pages, 68 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, Spanish

The catalog for a major exhibition of Segrelles' work in all fields: book illustration, posters, fine art, soccer. An excellent introduction to the work of...

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Al Severin, Limited to 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, VF, Severin, Al, Enigma, 2004, 1st, color wraps, Dutch

A serialized reprinting of a graphic novel by Severin: Harry Sauve la Planete - "La Force de l'Eclair" with extra pages and other new material added....

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Sketchbook #13: Al Severin
  $75.00
In stock
Al Severin, Severin, Al, #111 of 150 copies signed by the artist, Fine, La Grande Ourse, Landenne, 2010, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 36 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps

This 2010 offering from the Belgian fan association is a fantastic sketchbook by Belgian illustrator and bande dessinée artist Al Severin. Page after...

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Edmund Peel, Joaquin Sorolla, Peel, Edmund, Sorolla, Joaquin, Fine, London, Sotheby's Publications, 1998, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 264 pages, 66 paintings and 30 oil sketches are reproduced in both color and black & white, plus 52 other illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

An excellent English-language monograph on Sorolla. This was the catalogue of the exhibition organized by the San Diego Museum of Art and the Instituto...

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The Rocketeer - British 1st
  $25.00
In stock
Dave Stevens, Stevens, Dave, Very Fine, London, Grafton, 1991, 1st British, 0-586-21520-4, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 72 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The first printing of the British edition of Dave Stevens' classic. Originally serialized in short episodes at comic book size, here it is collected,...

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Hakken
  $24.00
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Erik Svetoft, Svetoft, Erik, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Strangnas, Sweden, Sanatorium Forlag, 2016, 1st, 978-91-87243-09-7, 11.3 inches, 8.7 inches, 56 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English


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Joost Swarte, Very Fine, Swarte, Joost, Amsterda, 1995, 1st, 12.25 inches, 12.5 inches, 12 color illustrated plates and a text plate, Dutch

"The Book Birthday Calendar." A collection of 12 book related illustrations by Swarte. "Contain 12 images that were drawn for the weekly Vrij...

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De Ijzeren Lijn
  $12.00
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Joost Swarte, VF, Swarte, Joost, Oog & Blik, 2002, 1st, pictorial boards, Dutch

"The Iron Line." A beautiful little book of drawings for 25 metal sculptures that Joost Swarte designed for the 2002 Floriade (an international...

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Leporello
  $35.00
In stock
Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Glenat, Grenoble, 2010, 1st thus, 12.2 inches, 9 inches, 124 pages, over 370 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A collection of 40 years of Swarte illustration and design work. There is practically no text at all beyond a list of the artwork with dates. It is entirely...

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Each volume is signed by the artist, Very Fine, Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Oog & Blik, 2012, 1st, 9789054923763, 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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Moebius, Jiro Taniguchi, Moebius, Taniguchi, Jiro, Fine in Fine dustjackets, Coconino Press, Bologna, 2001, 9788888063218, 9.5 inches, 7 inches, 160 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, Italian

The Italian edition of Moebius and Taniguchi's sci-fi graphic novel, Icaro. This is the complete two volume set. From the publisher: Two award-winning...

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Bland Tomtar Och Troll (1921)
  $195.00
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Cyrus Graner, Gustav Tenggren, Graner, Cyrus, Tenggren, Gustav, Very Good (spine ends worn with paper covering missing, other corners rubbed and worn, interior and color plates are very sound), Ahlen & Akerlunds, Stockholm, 1921, 1st, 7.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 104 pages, 10 full-page color plates and 4 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, Swedish

"Bland Tomtar Och Troll" (in English:  Among Gnomes and Trolls ) was a popular Swedish folklore and fairy tales annual. The series begain in 1907....

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Bland Tomtar Och Troll 16 (1923)
  $300.00
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Cyrus Graner, Gustav Tenggren, Graner, Cyrus, Tenggren, Gustav, Very Good+ (moderate rubbing and wear to corners, some mild soiling and spotting to the first few pages, otherwise interior and color plates are very sound), Ahlen & Akerlunds, Stockholm, 1923, 1st, 7.25 inches, 7 inches, 113 pages, 11 full-page color plates and 3 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, Swedish

"Bland Tomtar Och Troll" (in English: Among Gnomes and Trolls ) was a popular Swedish folklore and fairy tales annual. The series begain in 1907. Early...

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Tha (Joseph-August Tharrats), Tha (Joseph-August Tharrats), Fine, Palma de Mallorca, Ominiky, 2015, 1st, 9788494406058, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Joseph-August Tharrats, also known as Tha , is best known for his 'Absurdus Delirium' series. This is one in a series of sketchbooks from Ominiky...


Colt Frontier
  $30.00
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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2016, 1st, 2-35283-296-6, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 94 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Six stories by Sergio Toppi set in the old West. Since leaving the navy, the Admiral lives alone in an isolated cabin. He receives only one visit a...

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Rene Goscinny, Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Hodder Dargaud, 1994, 9780340626580, 0-340-626585, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 288 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This omnibus volume collects six classic Asterix adventures: Asterix in Spain, Asterix in Britain, Asterix and Cleopatra, Asterix and the Soothsayer, The...

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In God We Trust
  $28.00
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Winshluss, Winshluss, Very Fine without dust jacket, as issued, Knockabout, London, 2015, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8.7 inches, 104 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Five years after the magnificent Pinocchio, Winshluss returns with the hilarious In God We Trust. His multi-levelled retelling of The...

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Very Fine, Winshluss, Winshluss, Knockabout, 2011, British 1st, Hardcover, boards, English

The American edition is out-of-print, so we have acquired copies of the British edition which is itself nearly out-of-print. This is nearly identical to the...

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Hans Henrik Brummer, Anders Zorn, Brummer, Hans Henrik, Zorn, Anders, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Norstedts, Sweden, 1994, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 344 pages, 153 color and 97 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, Swedish

Zorn (1860-1920) was a Swedish painter on the level of Sargent and Sorolla. This is a large picture book of his life & career. Oil paintings &...

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Very Good+ (moderate wear to exterior, mild wear along the spine, interior very flat and very sound), Florence, Italy, 1989, 1st, 12 inches, 12 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps

A special issue of the long-running Italian journal devoted to good girl and erotic art in comics and illustration (and more generally in pop culture). It...

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Near Fine (corners lightly rubbed, light shelf wear, interior very flat and very sound), Florence, Italy, 1991, 1st, 12 inches, 12 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps

A special issue of the long-running Italian journal devoted to good girl and erotic art in comics and illustration (and more generally in pop culture). It...

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Near Fine (corners lightly rubbed, light shelf wear, interior very flat and very sound), Florence, Italy, 1992, 1st, 12 inches, 12 inches, 84 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English, French, Italian

A special issue of the long-running Italian journal devoted to good girl and erotic art in comics and illustration (and more generally in pop culture)....

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Edge II: Les Samourais du Futur
  $45.00
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Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear), Brussels, Kana, 2007, 1st, 782505002512, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 72 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps, French

30 double-page color illustrations by 30 Japanese and French artists around one theme: samurais. Philippe Berthet Moebius Joël Parnotte...

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Near Fine (only light shelfwear, 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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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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Near Fine (light shelfwear), Glittering Images, Florence, 1986, 1st, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

Subtitled: "Revue d'images et visions." An oversize magazine from Glittering Images on good girl art and comics. Some nudity. Comics by Saudelli,...

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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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