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
 
Mattias Adolfsson, Adolfsson, Mattias, Very Fine, Strangnas, Sweden, Sanatorium Forlag, 2015, 1st thus, 978-91-87243-06-6, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 192 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Mattias Adolfsson's sketchbooks are being stocked in North America for the very first time--by yours truly! From the publisher: A new, redesigned...

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Mattias Adolfsson, Adolfsson, Mattias, Very Fine, Strangnas, Sweden, Sanatorium Forlag, 2015, 1st thus, 978-91-87243-07-3, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Mattias Adolfsson's sketchbooks are being stocked in North America for the very first time--by yours truly! From the publisher: A new, redesigned...

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Mattias Adolfsson, Adolfsson, Mattias, Very Fine, Strangnas, Sweden, Sanatorium Forlag, 2015, 1st, 978-91-87243-08-0, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Mattias Adolfsson's sketchbooks are being stocked in North America for the very first time--by yours truly! From the publisher: A new, redesigned...

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Belladone l'Integrale
  $60.00
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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2011, 9782302018853, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 152 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards with dust jacket, French

This lovely hardcover bound edition of Belladone collects all three volumes and a 10-page sketchbook section.

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Demon Wind
  $15.00
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Lovern Kindzierski, Alfonso Azpiri, Kindzierski, Lovern, Azpiri, Alfonso, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Heavy Metal, Rockville Center, NY, 2004, 1st, 11.8 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A one shot graphic novel by this Spanish artist best known for his space opera series Lorna.

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Reflections
  $15.00
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De Blas, Alfonso Azpiri, De Blas, Azpiri, Alfonso, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Rockville Center, NY, Heavy Metal, 2001, 1st, 1-882931-64-5, 11.8 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Four comic stories by this Spanish artist best known for his space opera series Lorna.

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Wet Dreams II
  $15.00
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Alfonso Azpiri, Azpiri, Alfonso, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Heavy Metal, Rockville Center, NY, 2003, 1st, 11.8 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Comics by this Spanish artist best known for his space opera series Lorna.

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Alfonzo Azpiri, Azpiri, Alfonzo, Fine, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2014, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 66 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

If you are an Azpiri fan, don't miss this one. Almost entirely finished illustrations in color or ink. Lots of comic book characters depicted in the sexy...

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Tom Bancroft, Bancroft, Tom, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Nemo Academy, Florence, Italy, 2014, 1st, 8.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 80 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Produced by the Florence animation school Nemo Academy, a full color collection of artwork by Character Designer and Animator Tom Bancroft (Aladdin, Lion...

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Oscar Wilde, Dino Battaglia, Wilde, Oscar, Battaglia, Dino, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Studio Michaelangelo, Milano, 2000, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

The Selfish Giant in comic book form. The comic is in Italian. Oscar Wilde's short story is reproduced in its entirety in both English and Italian.

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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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Tex: L'Uomo di Atlanta
  $75.00
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Claudio Nizzi, Jordi Bernet, Nizzi, Claudio, Bernet, Jordi, Near Fine (mild wear to covers, spine and binding tight), Sergio Bonelli, Milan, 1996, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 240 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, Italian

A giant 224-page graphic novel featuring Italy's favorite comic book character, the Western sheriff Tex. This volume features art by guest artist Jordi...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Simone Bianchi, Bianchi, Simone, 2015, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 100 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A beautiful hardcover retrospective of the Marvel and DC cover artist-painter. From the artist: These 100 pages sum up the creative path Simone has...

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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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Aleksi Briclot, Briclot, Aleksi, Fine, Yverdon-les-Bains, Maison d'Ailleurs, 2013, 1st, 9782884747202, 9 inches, 6 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

From the publisher: Aleksi Briclot is one of the world's top illustrators: super heroes, zombies, wizards and other wonderful creatures compose his...

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Fine/Near Fine (dustjacket lightly rubbed at the corners), Paul & Gaetan Brizzi, Brizzi, Paul & Gaetan, Polistampa, 2005, 1st, 8883048849, Hardcover, cloth, Italian

A large format picture book of the story of Ariosto’s epic opera. Paul & Gaetan Brizzi create together huge lushly shaded pencil drawings. The...

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Blockbuster
  $35.00
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Philippe Buchet, Buchet, Philippe, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (lower rear corner lightly bumped, small scuff to the front cover), Delcourt, Paris, 2005, 1st, 12.5 inches, 10 inches, 96 pages, 64 pages in color and 32 pages in black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An art book devoted to this French comic artist (Sillage, Wolverine: Saudade). Over 200 illustrations. Biography. Bibliography. All text in both English...

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Marvel Europa
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Philippe Buchet, Giorgio Cavazzano, Claudio Villa, Morvan, Tito Faraci, Jean-David, Buchet, Giorgio Cavazzano, Claudio Villa, Philippe, Panini, 2007, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 128 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A British English-language collection of three stories featuring Marvel superheroes created expressly for the European market. Morvan and Buchet, the...

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Out of stock
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...


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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Michal Bratr Jerryho
  $25.00
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Zdenek Burian, Fine, London, Jack, Burian, Zdenek, Touzimsky a Moravec Praha, 1991, wraps

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The Romantic Flower
  $15.00
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Silvio Cadelo, Cadelo, Silvio, Near Fine, New York, Catalan Communications, 1990, 1st, 9780874160888, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: What better language for an extraterrestrial to learn about our species than sex? Being an alien flower, this versatile visitor sees...

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

Jonatan Cantero started his careeer in the videogame industry. Nowadays he illustrates card games and designs characters while he works on comics projects....

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Fernando Caretta, Caretta, Fernando, Fine, Edizioni 3ntini&C, Argenta, Italy, 1996, 1st, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 28 pages, 15 full-page black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Le Amiche del Cuore (Favorite Girlfriends) is a collection of thirteen explicit fantasies about teenage sexual adventures, each illustrated with a drawing...

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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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Massimo Carnevale: Icon
  $60.00
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Massimo Carnevale, Carnevale, Massimo, Very Fine, Edizioni BD, Rome, 2008, 978-88-6123-289-1, 10.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 176 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

An art book devoted to this top-notch Italian comic book artist who made his American debut in 2004 as a DC/Vertigo cover artist (Y: the Last Man,...

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Massimo Carnevale: Icon
  $45.00
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Massimo Carnevale, Carnevale, Massimo, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Rome, Edizioni BD, 2008, 1st, 978-88-6123-289-1, 10.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 176 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

An art book devoted to this top-notch Italian comic book artist who made his American debut in 2004 as a DC/Vertigo cover artist (Y: the Last Man,...

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Michael Moorcock, Howard Chaykin, Moorcock, Michael, Chaykin, Howard, Fine, New York, Wyndham, 1979, 1st British, 0352306815, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 64 pages, color, softcover, color wraps, English

Howard Chaykin created this landmark book: one of the very first painted graphic novels. An original graphic novel by Howard Chaykin and Michael Moorcock,...

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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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35 of 50 copies signed by the artist. With a large drawing of a Helmetgirl, Very Fine, Camilla d'Errico, d'Errico, Camilla, Mondo Bizarro, 2010, 1st, 9788896850008, 10 inches, 7 inches, 50 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Italian, English

35 of 50 copies signed by the artist, with a large drawing of a Helmetgirl. "Camilla's show, 'Il Codice d'Errico' was missed by many people who...

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Victor de la Fuente, de la Fuente, Victor, Very Good (wear to the spine ends and corners, small indention on front cover), Paris, Librarie Hachette, 1975, 1st, 2010015118, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The first book in de la Fuente's second Western series (after Sunday), this time both written & illustrated by him. De la Fuente is a Spanish artist who...

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Betty Blues
  $10.00
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Very Fine, Renaud Dillies, Dillies, Renaud, Paquet, 2007, 1st, 80 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English, English

This was the first English language edition of this French album. Musician Little Rice Duck has the blues. His fiancee, Betty, charmed by champagne and...

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Betty Blues (Signed 1st)
  $12.00
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Renaud Dillies, Dillies, Renaud, Paquet, 2007, 1st, 80 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

This was signed by the artist at our booth at San Diego Comic-Con in 2007: the artist's first appearance in America. The first English language edition of...

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Leonard Starr, Stan Drake, Starr, Leonard, Drake, Stan, Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 1984, 1st, 2205025597, 12 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The original bande dessinee in French.

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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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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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Adrian Fernandez, Fernandez, Adrian, Fine, Palma de Mallorca, Ominiky, 2015, 1st, 9788494406034, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Spanish artist Adrián Fernández Delgado studied 2D animation at Les Beaux-Arts in Madrid before working as a designer, a programmer and a...

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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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Dracula
  $30.00
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Fernando Fernandez, Fernandez, Fernando, Near Fine (mild wear to cover and spine, binding tight, very flat), Toutain Editor, Barcelona, 1984, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.6 inches, 96 pages, color, softcover, wraps, Spanish

The first edition of this painted graphic novel by Fernando Fernandez adapting the Bram Stoker novel. Introduction by Maurice Horn.

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Memorias Ilustradas
  $50.00
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Fernando Fernandez, VF, Fernandez, Fernando, Glenat, 2004, 1st, wraps, Spanish

Fernández’ memoir of his many years working for Selecciones Ilustradas, the renowned Spanish agency created by Josep Toutain, that from the...

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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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Tex: Les Assassins
  $40.00
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Mauro Boselli, Alfonso Font, Boselli, Mauro, Font, Alfonso, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Milan, Semic, 2003, 1st, 2848570318, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 230 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, French

A giant 220-page graphic novel featuring Italy's favorite comic book character: a Western sheriff. This special volume features art by Alfonso Font....

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

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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H. R. Giger's Biomechanics
  $90.00
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H. R. Giger, Giger, H. R., Very Good+ (bump to the spine about 4 inches from the bottom, light bumps to the spine ends and corners, some scuffing on back cover, interior very sound), Zug, Switzerland, Edition C, 1988, 3rd 2005, 389082871X, 16.75 inches, 12 inches, 100 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, German

This is the German edition of the early Giger book, showcasing his career and works up to that time. From the publisher: Swiss fantasist H.R.Giger...

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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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Juanjo Guarnido, et al, Guarnido, et al, Juanjo, One of 400 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Big Wow Art, Lafayette, CA, 2016, 1st, 16.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards

Blacksad & Friends features interpretations of Juan Diaz Canales' and Juanjo Guarnido's Blacksad by 40 different artists. The book was offered in two...

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