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
 
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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Gilbert Shelton, Shelton, Gilbert, Very Fine, Palma, Casal Solleric, 2008, 1st, 9788489034549, 11.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 252 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

The impressive catalogue for the artist's comprehensive museum exhibition in Palma, Spain in 2008. All the text is in English, Spanish, and Catalan....

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Gilbert Shelton, Shelton, Gilbert, Light rubbing to the edge of the cover otherwise Very Fine, Palma, Casal Solleric, 2008, 1st, 9788489034549, 11.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 252 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

The impressive catalogue for the artist's comprehensive museum exhibition in Palma, Spain in 2008. All the text is in English, Spanish, and Catalan....

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, #116 of 120 numbered copies with a matching signed & numbered print, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Edizioni Di, Italy, 2005, 1st thus, 9 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Italian

This is the deluxe edition of Bab El Alham with cloth covers and a color screen print numbered and signed in pencil by Sergio Toppi. Limited to only 120...

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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, #117 of 120 numbered copies with a matching signed & numbered print, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Edizioni Di, Italy, 2005, 1st thus, 9 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Italian

This is the deluxe edition of Bab El Alham with cloth covers and a color screen print numbered and signed in pencil by Sergio Toppi. Limited to only 120...

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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, One of 60 numbered copies with a matching signed & numbered print, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Edizioni Di, Italy, 2008, 1st thus, 9 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Italian

This is the deluxe edition of Soudards Et Belles Garces with cloth covers and a color screen print numbered and signed in pencil by Sergio Toppi. Very small...

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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 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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Ticonderoga
  $35.00
In stock
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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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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Enrique Vegas, Vegas, Enrique, Fine, Ominiky, Palma de Mallorca, 2014, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Enrique Vegas (Segovia) After working for 10 years in animation, Vegas publishes his first comic in 1999. Since then, he has published more than 40 works...


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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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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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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Pinocchio
  $30.00
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Winshluss, Winshluss, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Knockabout, 2011, British 1st, 9780861661725, 12.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

This is the British First Printing of Winshluss' award-winning wordless graphic novel. Out-of-print in both the British and American editions. This...

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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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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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Tante Leny Presenteert 26
  $12.00
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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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