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
 
Lob, Georges Pichard, Lob, Pichard, Georges, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Volksverlag, Linden, Germany, 1983, 3886311260, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, German

"Brigitte: The Hellish Cruise" A very sharp copy of the German edition of the French album. (Published in the U.S. as "Heavy Metal Presents Candice at Sea"...

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Die Traume des Caza
  $35.00
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Philippe Caza, Caza, Philippe, Near Fine (mild rubbing to the covers, flat, tight, clean), Linden, Germany, Volksverlag, 1979, 11.2 inches, 8.7 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, German

This is the German edition of a 1977 Dargaud collection of surreal science-fantasy stories by French artist Philippe Caza. In turns evocative, unsettling,...

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Barbarella
  $40.00
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Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (light wear to the corners, very flat, tight, clean), Carl Sch√ľnemann Verlag, Bremen, Germany, 1966, 1968 printing, 11.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 88 pages, two-color, softcover, wraps, German

A German edition of Forest's classic 1964 French graphic novel that was made into a feature film by Roger Vadim and starring Jane Fonda. This German edition...

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Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (light wear to the corners, flat, tight, clean), Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, Munich, Germany, 1971, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.25 inches, iv, 76 pages, two-color, softcover, color wraps, German

"The new adventures of Barbarella." The German edition of Forest's second Barbarella adventure, Les Colères du mange-minutes. It is not identified...

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Near Fine (small chip out of the lower corner of the cover, moderate rubbing to the spine, very flat, no thumbdents, interior sound, age toning to the page edges), Volksverlag, Linden, 1977, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 80 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, German

The German edition of The Odd Comic World of Richard Corben. Printed by the same press in the same run as the English language edition. Nine early...

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Very Good+ (mild bump to the lower corner lightly creasing all the pages, no thumbdents, age toning to the page edges), Volksverlag, Linden, 1980, 1st, 10.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 100 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, German

The German edition of the French Corben collection, Profondeurs (1978). There is no English language equivalent to this edition. Eleven Warren stories,...

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Very Good+ (moderate cover wear, interior very flat, tight, clean), Volksverlag, Linden, Germany, 1978, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 119 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, German

Den: Fantastic Trip to Nowhere. The German edition of Den. Printed by the same press in the same run as the first English language edition. Introduction...

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Foemina - Signed & Numbered
  $175.00
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Milo Manara, Manara, Milo, #775 of 1200 copies signed by the artist, Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket (upper corner is badly scraped and torn, exposing the board underneath, otherwise only light wear to the rest of the book, several tears to the moderately worn dustjacket), Glittering Images, Firenze, 1988, 1st, 16 inches, 12 inches, 160 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, red leatherette

A huge deluxe volume collecting plates, illustrations, comics, and sketches of women. One of the highlights of this volume is the exquisite color...

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Claudio Nizzi, Giancarlo Alessandrini, Nizzi, Claudio, Alessandrini, Giancarlo, Near Fine (corners lightly rubbed), Milan, Sergio Bonelli Editore, 2006, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 240 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, Italian

Artist Giancarlo Alessandrini, noted for his many Martin Mystere stories, lends his talents to the adventures of Tex, Sergio Bonelli Editore's legendary...

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Den Krokete Kanalen
  $25.00
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Max Estes, Estes, Max, Very Fine, Jippi, Oslo, 2011, 9788292226322, 7 inches, 7 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, French wraps, Norwegian

A story told entirely without words, beautifully illustrated, in a style reminiscent of woodcuts. It has not been published in the USA. From the...

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Den Krokete Sporet
  $25.00
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Max Estes, Estes, Max, Very Fine, Jippi, Oslo, 2012, 9788292226377, 7 inches, 7 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, French wraps, Norwegian

A story told entirely without words, in a style reminiscent of woodcuts. It has not been published in the USA. From the publisher: The third in...

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Bill Griffith, Griffith, Bill, Near Fine (one corner creased, mild spotting on the cover, mild scrape to the bottom edge, otherwise Fine, flat, tight, clean), Linden, Germany, UPN / Volksverlag, 1979, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 136 pages, black & white with 28 pages in color, Softcover, color wraps, German

"Underground Comics Special Issue 23." A rare, out of print, A4-size, German collection of comics stories by Bill Griffith, about half featuring his...

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George Metzger, Metzger, George, Fine, UPN / Volksverlag, Linden, Germany, 1974, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 108 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, German

"Underground Comics Special Issue 2. " Out of print. A rare A4-size German collection of underground comix by George Metzger. Stories include:...

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Guy Colwell, Colwell, Guy, Near Fine (one corner creased, tiny spot along the edge of the cover, mild toning to the page edges, otherwise Fine, very flat, tight, clean), Linden, Germany, UPN / Volksverlag, 1978, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 118 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, German

"Underground Comics Special Issue 16." A rare, out of print, A4-size, German collection of Inner City Romance Comics stories by Guy Colwell. In...

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Jack Jaxon, Jaxon, Jack, Fine, UPN / Volksverlag, Linden, Germany, 1976, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 100 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, German

" Underground Comics Special Issue 10" A rare, German, A4 sized collection of underground comix work by American underground comics pioneer Jack Jaxon. In...

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Fred Schrier, Schrier, Fred, Fine, UPN / Volksverlag, Linden, Germany, 1974, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 100 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, German

"Underground Comics Special Issue 4." An early 1970s German collection of underground comix work by American underground comics pioneer. The A4 size (8.25...

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Il Quarto Potere
  $20.00
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Juan Gimenez, Gimenez, Juan, Near Fine (moderate wear to the spine end..ges, light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Rome, Editrice Comic Art, 1990, 11.125 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Italian

The Italian edition of Juan Gimenez' landmark sci-fi saga, originally published in France as Le quatrième pouvoir (The Fourth Power). From...

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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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Luca Crova, Adolfo Castelli, Mino Milani, Aldo di Gennaro, Crova, Adolfo Castelli, Mino Milani, Luca, di Gennaro, Aldo, Near Fine (3/8" scrape marring the back cover, otherwise only light cover wear, very flat, tight, clean), Florence, Glamour International, 2001, 8.25 inches, 6.325 inches, 304 pages, profusely illustrated in black & white with 160 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

Glamour International needed a triple-length book to encompass the career of Aldo di Gennaro, one of Italy's most prolific and multitalented artists....

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Very Fine, Karl Kopinski, Kopinski, Karl, Karl Kopinski, 2017, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

IN STOCK NOW ! Karl Kopinski's third self-published sketchbook. A big 144 pages of sketches in pencil or ink with occasional color. (Sketchbooks...

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Very Fine, Karl Kopinski, Kopinski, Karl, Karl Kopinski, 2017, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

IN STOCK NOW ! Karl Kopinski's fourth self-published sketchbook. A big 144 pages of sketches. A lot of variety, more ink, and some color!...

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Very Fine, Karl Kopinski, Kopinski, Karl, Karl Kopinski, 2017, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

IN STOCK NOW ! Karl Kopinski's fifth self-published sketchbook. A big 144 pages of sketches. A lot of variety, more ink, and some color!...

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Daniel Clowes, Clowes, Daniel, Fine (very light wear to corners of covers, otherwise new and unread), Leuven, Belgium, Beeld Beeld, 1999, 1st, 9789080518117, 9.75 inches, 7 inches, 32 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Dutch

Daniel Clowes and Chris Ware were the subjects of a 1999 comic art show in Heverlee, belgium (and traveled to three other cities). This is the exhibition...

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Olivier Schrauwen, Schrauwen, Olivier, Very Fine, Borgerhout, Bries, 2010-2015, 32 pages, color, Softcover, wraps

A Complete Set of Olivier Schrauwen's two mini-comics (to date) about early man: 30000 years of bad luck and 29000 years of bad luck. Great stuff. 30000...

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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Near Fine (light wear to the edges, very flat, clean, unused), Leuven, Belgium, Beeld Beeld, 2010, 1st, 9781151022219, 47 inches, 33 inches, color

The poster of the Charles Burns Expo (exhibition) at M -- Museum Leuven or simply M -- an art museum in the inner city of Leuven, Belgium, in the super...

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Charles Burns Expo M Poster
  $45.00
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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Very Fine, Beeld Beeld, Leuven, Belgium, 2010, 1st, 27.7 inches, 19.7 inches, color

The poster of the Charles Burns Expo (exhibition) at M -- Museum Leuven or simply M -- an art museum in the inner city of Leuven, Belgium. A 50 x 70 cm...

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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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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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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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Den 2: Muvovum
  $60.00
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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Very Fine, Sherpa, Amsterdam, 1991, 90-72995-38-4, 11.6 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, Dutch

The Dutch edition of Den 2: Muvovum. Sharp printing at a slightly larger size than Corben's own Fantagor Press edition.

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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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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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Pilgor
  $50.00
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Simon Revelstroke, Richard Corben, Revelstroke, Simon, Corben, Richard, Very Fine, Amsterdam, Sherpa, 1993, 9789072995674, 90-72995-67-8, 11.6 inches, 8.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, Dutch

The Dutch edition of Bodyssey. Sharp printing at a slightly larger size than Corben's own Fantagor Press edition.

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Tony Sandoval, Sandoval, Tony, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Nuevo Nueve, 2020, 1st, 978-84-17989-20-0, 9.5 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

This new hardcover color sketchbook by Tony includes sketches in pencil, ink and watercolor, and comics panels and short scenes (story fragments) with Mr....

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Art of Javier G. Pacheco
  $40.00
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Javier Pacheco, Pacheco, Javier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2020, 1st, 13.2 inches, 9.6 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A brand new artbook by Javier Pacheco. A fitting sequel to his out-of-print softcover artbook from Ominiky. 78 pages of art and two pages of text: a bio...

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Club Colonial
  $30.00
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Patrick Verlinden, Antonio Lapone, Verlinden, Patrick, Lapone, Antonio, Very Fine, Brugge, Bonte, 2013, 1st, 9781151025562, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

An art book portraying the denizens of a jazz club, the Club Colonial. 15 full-page color illustrations accompany the text in Dutch and French. Plus a...

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Trizia - Spanish Edition
  $30.00
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Pedro Perez, Perez, Pedro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Palma de Mallorca, Ominiky Ediciones, 2016, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Spanish

Good girl artist Pedro Perez fashions his first graphic novel featuring his vivacious art student and aspiring comic book artist Trizia. Lost of cheesecake,...

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Benneveld, Franka, 2019, 1st, 9789076706900, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Dutch

This Franka album travels from 1941 New York City, to Los Angeles, a B-24 assembly line, a midair heist from a Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, Washington DC,...

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, One of 2000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Benneveld, Franka, 2014, 1st, 9789076706825, 11.28 inches, 8.9 inches, 92 pages, color, hardcover, silver boards with a color illustration, Dutch

Chrome features the classic Franka stories "The Cadillac Club" and "The Harley Collection." "The Cadillac Club" was a portfolio (limited to 250 copies)...

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, Very Fine, Benneveld, Franka, 2019, 1st, 9789076706894, 11 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, Dutch

This 24th adventure by Franka is the long-awaited sequel to Geheim 1948 (Secret 1948). The adventure has been pre-published in comic magazine EPPO and is...

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, Very Fine, Benneveld, Franka, 2014, 1st, 9789076706726, 11 inches, 8..75 inches, 44 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, Dutch

Chrome features the classic Franka stories "The Cadillac Club" and "The Harley Collection." "The Cadillac Club" was a portfolio (limited to 250 copies)...

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Charles Burns, Joost Swarte, Burns, Joost Swarte, Charles, One of 499 numbered copies signed by artist Charles Burns and designer Joost Swarte, Fine, Amsterdam, Oog en Blik, 1994, 1st, 9781151022240, 27.7 inches, 19.7 inches, color, Dutch

Charles Burns created the art and Joost Swarte designed this poster for the Holland Animation Film Festival in Utrecht in 1994. One of 499 numbered...

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The Art of David Benzal
  $40.00
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David Benzal, Benzal, David, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2019, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 104 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

David Benzal is one of the first Spanish concept artists. This book highlights his career as a character and environment designer and illustrator for video...

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Leonard Starr, Stan Drake, Starr, Leonard, Drake, Stan, Near Fine (1/4-inch closed tear to the back cover, light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Edizioni L'Isola Trovata, Milan, 198, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, Italian

The Italian edition of "Kelly Green: La Flibuste de la B.D." The very scarce fifth and final Kelly Green album which (unlike volumes 1-4) was only...

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Tanino Liberatore, Liberatore, Tanino, One of 120 signed & numbered copies, Very Fine, Edizioni Di, Italy, 2007, 1st, 9.75 inches, 7 inches, 44 pages, 32 full-page black & white illustrations, Hardcover, printed cardboard, Italian

Thirty-two stark ink brush drawings by Liberatore: bold graphic images of women (sometimes with men), all previously unpublished. Wordless except for a...

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Tanino Liberatore, Liberatore, Tanino, One of 200 signed & numbered copies, Edizioni Di, Italy, 2009, 1st, 15 inches, 11.25 inches, black & white, Italian

10 black & white plates. Each plate is numbered and signed by Liberatore! Plus one cover plate and one limitation plate, numbered, reproducing all the...

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Tanino Liberatore, Liberatore, Tanino, One of 160 signed & numbered copies, Edizioni Di, Italy, 2006, 1st, 15 inches, 11.2 inches, color, Italian

13 color plates, each plate signed by Liberatore. The first plate is both signed and numbered. The plates are in a color printed folder, also numbered,...

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