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
 
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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Betty, Zdenek Burian, Betty, Burian, Zdenek, Very Fine in Very Fine obi band, Albatros Media, Prague, 2016, 1st, 13.3 inches, 10 inches, 416 pages, over 420 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, Czech

The renown Czech artist Zdenek Burian is best known internationally for his paintings of dinosaurs, extinct mammals and prehistoric man, but his...

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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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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+ (Vol., Barcelona, Norma, 2009-2010, 1st thus, 9788498476965, 978467901993, 9788467903829, 9.5 inches, 6.9 inches, 216,248,248 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, Spanish

A complete set of the Spanish editions of Moebius' stream-of consciousness-semi-autobiographical comics. Each Spanish volume reprints two French volumes.

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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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Le Lac de Cygnes - Book and CD
  $30.00
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Chantal de Fleurieu, Carlos Nine, de Fleurieu, Chantal, Nine, Carlos, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Calligram, Paris, 2003, 9782884800563, 12 inches, 9.625 inches, 40 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Carlos Nine illustrates the story of the ballet Swan Lake. Comes with a CD of Tchaikovsky's music to listen to while you enjoy Nine's expressive paintings.

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Herge, Herge, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Last Gasp, San Francisco, 2006, 9780867199062, 12 inches, 9 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Tintin travels to China in The Blue Lotus, a tale which is generally considered Hergé's first masterpiece. It's also Tintin's only foray into actual...

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Veri Amici
  $20.00
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Bastien Vives, Vives, Bastien, Near Fine (small bump to the top of the spine, mild crease to the upper front cover), Bologne, The Box Edizioni, 2013, 1st thus, 9788868460020, 9.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 136 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

This is the Italian edition of Amitie Etroite ("Close Friendships"), Bastien Vives' story about young people and their yearning, awkward quest for love. . .

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Out of stock
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...


Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Fine, Milan, Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso, 2006, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 194 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Italian

This is the Italian edition of Una Ballata Del Mare Salato (The Ballad of the Salten Sea). Includes and introduction with over 30 illustrations in addition...

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Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine in box, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Dargaud, Paris, 2017, 1st

Valerian Le Mug Officiel. Limited to 1,000 examples.

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Gregory and the Gargoyles #1
  $13.00
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Denis-Pierre Filippi, J. Etienne, Silvio Camboni, Filippi, Denis-Pierre, Etienne, Silvio Camboni, J., Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Hollywood, Humanoids, 2017, 1st, 978-1-59465-798-6, 11 inches, 8 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From Humanoids: After reluctantly moving to a new city with his family, a boy named Gregory discovers a magical map to the church next door that sends...

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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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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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Philippe Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Philippe, Very Fine/Very Fine, Amsterdam, Oog & Blik, 2006, 1st, 978-90-5492-052-6, 10 inches, 12.75 inches, 248 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French English

A fantastic art book devoted to the French art team Dupuy-Berberian. Hundreds of color illustrations reproducing their work in all media: posters; book,...

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The Rocketeer - British 1st
  $25.00
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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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Fernando Vicente, Vicente, Fernando, Very Fine, Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 2011, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 328 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

The catalog of the 2011 retrospective museum exhibition of the works of Spanish artist-illustrator Fernando Vicente. This same museum in Palma de Mallorca,...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), One of 50 numbered EA copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Germany, no date (1995), 1st, 20 inches, 16 inches, color

An iconic image, offset printed on heavy stock, in a numbered edition signed by the artist. This Jean Giraud/Moebius illustration was used for the cover...

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Near Fine (mild cover wear otherwise new and unread), Miguel Cusso, Jordi Bernet, Cusso, Miguel, Bernet, Jordi, Peplum, 1990, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

Out of print. Bernet illustrated this science-fiction time travel series in the late 1970s/early '80s for the German market. This is the French edition.

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La Pendeja, La Pendeja, Fine, Ominiky, Palma de Mallorca, 2017, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Nuria Aparicio "La Pendeja" (Barcelona) is an illustrator and 2D animator. She began her career working as a freelancer for various animation studios and...

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Alex Orbe, Orbe, Alex, Fine, Ominiky, Palma de Mallorca, 2017, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Alex Orbe (born 1973) is a cartoonist from Bilbao. He worked for years in the world of animation for both television and film. Since 2002, He has focused on...

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Ian Lambot, Greg Girard, Lambot, Ian, Girard, Greg, Very Good+ (light bump to upper corner, mild creasing to spine, mild shelfwear, previous owner's name lined out in black marker on the first page), Watermark, Surrey, 1993, 6th printing 2003, 10.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 216 pages, over 320 color photographs, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Girard and Lambot spent four years exploring the notorious Walled City of Kowloon (Hong Kong), before it's final clearance in 1992....

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Lucinda Gosling, Fortunino Matania, Gosling, Lucinda, Matania, Fortunino, Limited to 100 copies slipcased and signed by the author, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, London, Book Palace, 2016, 1st, 9781907081385, 13 inches, 10 inches, 342 pages, over 750 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

The Ultra Deluxe Slipcased edition was limited to just 100 copies worldwide (with just 60 made available to public) and sold out instantly. It is...

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Pasqual Ferry, Ferry, Pasqual, Fine, Ominiky, Palma de Mallorca, 2016, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Pasqual Ferry is a Spanish comic book artist and penciller best known here for his work for DC and Marvel (Heroes for Hire, Action Comics, Adam Strange,...

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Javier G. Pacheco, Pacheco, Javier G., Fine, Ominiky, Palma de Mallorca, 2016, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Javier G. Pacheco is an illustrator. He works with traditional and digital media. He has had exhibitions in several countries and his work can be seen in a...

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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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Montse Martin, Martin, Montse, Fine, Palma de Mallorca, Ominiky, 2015, 1st, 9788494406065, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Montse Martin is a Spanish cartoonist known for his work on the comic book series Talismán and Curiosity Shop . Before comics, he worked in...

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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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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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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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Der Weg Der Menschen
  $50.00
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Frans Masereel, Fine/VG+ (dust jacket lightly water stained), Masereel, Frans, Gutenberg, 1968, 1st, cloth

A picture novel in woodcuts by Frans Masereel (1889 - 1972).

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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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Max Von Poosch: Leben Und Werk
  $20.00
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NF/VG+, Max Poosch, Trautzl, Viktor, Poosch, Max, Das Bergland-Buch, 1958, Hardcover, cloth, German

20th century German painter.

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Stones - Signed
  $300.00
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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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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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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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Daan Jippes ("Danier"), One of 200 numbered copies signed by the artist. Daan has drawn a full-page pencil portrait of one of the characters on the first blank page, Corners lightly bumped otherwise VF. A new unread copy, Jippes ("Danier"), Daan, Lijnndienst, 2009, 1st, cloth spine, pictorial boards, Dutch

A massive 12" x 17" deluxe edition of brand new comic album by Daan Jippes, including both the album and a making of book in one excellent package. Daan...

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Toygiants
  $75.00
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Daniel & Geo Fuchs, Print run of 2500 copies, VF/VF, Varol, Selim, Fuchs, Daniel & Geo, Verlag fur moderne Kunst Nurnberg, 2007, 1st, 9783939738190, pictorial boards

This is the limited first printing of this art photography book. 180 color illustrations, five foldout pages. All text in English, German, and Japanese....

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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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Franka #16: Succes Verzekerd
  $100.00
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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, One of 2000 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, Fine, Franka, Aalden, 1999, 1st, 11.28 inches, 8.9 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

Succes Verzekerd (Success Guaranteed) This album begins with a bomb blast rocking an art gallery. A painting is stolen and Franka is hired by an...

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Milo Manara
  $100.00
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Milo Manara, Manara, Milo, Near Fine (corners lightly rubbed, very tight & flat), Italy, Edizioni Di, 1999, 1st, 9788887070217, 8887070210, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 60 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Italian

A full color exhibition catalog from Italy.

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Jose Segrelles, Segrelles, Jose, #766 of 3000 copies, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (mild reading wear, binding sound but not tight), Graficas Bormac, Valencia, Spain, 1986, 1st, 13.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 188 pages, 194 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, Spanish

An excellent monograph on this magnificent Spanish painter-illustrator. He illustrated Poe's Tales of Mystery & Imagination, Wells' The War of 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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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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Knihy Dzungli
  $90.00
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Rudyard Kipling, Zdenek Burian, Kipling, Rudyard, Burian, Zdenek, Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, Prague, Albatros Praha, 1965, 304 pages, 31 black & white illustrations, many full-page, Hardcover, cloth, Czech

The Jungle Books with scratchboard drawings by Burian of Indian animals, mongeese, seals, etc. Text in Czech.

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American Cyclops
  $75.00
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Limited edition of 2000 copies, Near Fine, Tim Biskup, Biskup, Tim, Iguapop Gallery, 2006, 1st, 11 inches, 14.5 inches, 28 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

An exquisite large format, hardbound catalogue of an exhibition July 6th – August 5th, 2006, at the Iguapop Gallery in Barcelona, Spain of artworks by...

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