French Imports

Stuart Ng Books is the largest importer of French Bande Dessinee (and related art books) in the United States. We select and stock new titles and current releases and source them directly from the French publishers and distributors. We carry the most mainstream publishers such as Casterman, Dargaud, And Dupuis, to boutique publishers such as Comix Buro, Stardom and Bruno Graff. We also buy and sell used, secondhand, and collectible Bande Dessinee and related art books from collectors here and abroad.

 
Le Major - First Edition
  $300.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Print run of 1000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Stardom, Paris, 2011, 1st, 6.25 inches, 4.25 inches, 312 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

This is the out-of-print original edition from 2011 with a small 4 x 6 inch sketchbook format that reproduces the original's actual size. This reproduces...

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2001 Apres Jesus Christ
  $300.00
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Jean-Luc Coudray, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Coudray, Jean-Luc, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket (sharp, bright, clean, glossy), Paris, Stardom, 2000, 1st, 978-2908766509, 7 inches, 9.5 inches, 40 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A novella with 19 full-page color illustrations of Jesus in the desert by Moebius.

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, One of 200 numbered copies signed by the artist, Upper corners bumped otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Folle Image, Paris, 2004, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This very deluxe edition of Belladone, limited to 200 copies, consists of: -The album in a cloth binding, special covers, eight-pages of sketches and...

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Inscribed by both the writer and the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2004, 1st, 2845658591, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 96 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Inscribed by both the writer and the artist. Inscribed by the writer on the first page: "Une histoire ecrite a la pointe de l'epee...et signee d'un...

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Starwatcher
  $300.00
Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Tip of upper rear corner lightly bumped otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket (spine ends and other corners sharp, very bright, tight, clean), Paris, Casterman, 1992, 1st thus, 2203346043, 11.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 104 pages, over 140 illustrations, about half in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautiful bright sharp copy of this sought-after art book. A collection of Moebius illustrations from a variety of sources (covers, posters, prints,...


Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (mild wear to the spine ends, light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Humanoides Associes, Paris, 1982, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.7 inches, 102 pages, color and black & white illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A sharp and above average copy of a fragile Moebius title. A partial reissue and augmented edition of the art book Moebius 30 x 30 (Les Humanoïdes...

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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Near Fine (light wear to the covers), Soleil, Toulon, 2010, 1st, 14.7 inches, 11.75 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This oversized 2010 French edition of our own Claire Wendling art book is long out of print.</p><p>Foreword by Ashley Wood. One page bio and...

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Juanjo Guarnido, One of 275 numbered copies signed by the artist, VF, Valero, Teresa, Guarnido, Juanjo, Reves de Bulles, 2008, 1st, cloth spine, pictorial boards

This limited deluxe edition reproduces Juanjo’s 44 rough pencil pages for the entirety of his new series Sorcelleries plus 26 pages of character...

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Starwatcher - First Printing
  $275.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (spine ends and corners bent inward, covers and corners lightly rubbed, tight, clean), Aedena, Paris, 1986, 1st, 11.7 inches, 9.6 inches, 104 pages, over 140 illustrations, about half in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of Moebius illustrations from a variety of sources (covers, posters, prints, book illustrations, portfolios). Previously unpublished paintings,...

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Silence, on Rêve
  $250.00
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Very Fine (very bright, tight, clean), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Casterman, 1991, 1st, 11.8 inches, 9 inches, 124 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Moebius explores the world of dreams with an international roster of comics writers and artists: Arno, Barbier, Bess, Boucq, Caro, Coutelis, Darrow, Flo,...

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Willem, Willem, #193 of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Paris, Editions Cornelius, 1993, 1st, 290999001X, 7.75 inches, 6 inches, 64 pages, 26 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

From Willem, the Holland born, France based comics artist with an underground sensibility, a limited edition art book, hand crafted, printed in silkscreen...

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, One of 200 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Folle Image, Paris, 2004, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This very deluxe edition of Belladone, limited to 200 copies, consists of: The album in a cloth binding, special covers, plus eight-pages of sketches...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Inscribed by the artist, Very Good+ (all corners bumped, moderate cover wear, binding and interior very sound), Aedena, Paris, 1984, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.75 inches, 104 pages, over 175 illustrations, about half in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This copy is wittily inscribed by the artist: the interior of this book was in bound upside down relative to the covers, so Moebius signed his name...

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Jean Frisano, Frisano, Jean, Limited to 700 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, 9eArt+ éditions / Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 14 inches, 10 inches, color illustrations, French

Jean Frisano (1927-1987) was the subject of a major art exhibition at the 2020 Angouleme Festival: "De Tarzan à Marvel, l'Amérique...

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2001 Apres Jesus Christ
  $250.00
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Jean-Luc Coudray, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Coudray, Jean-Luc, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Stardom, 2000, 1st, 9782908766509, 7 inches, 9.5 inches, 40 pages, 19 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A pristine, tight, never read copy. "2001 AD." A novella with 19 full-page color illustrations by Moebius. Self-published by Moebius' Stardom publishing...

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Le Chasseur Deprime
  $250.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Stardom, Paris, 2009, 2nd, 12 inches, 9 inches, 56 pages, black & white, softcover, French wraps, French

"Une Aventure du Major Grubert par Moebius." Published in 2009, this graphic novel features the return of Major Grubert of the Airtight Garage! These pages,...

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Taiyo Matsumoto, Matsumoto, Taiyo, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2019, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 160 pages, over 160 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This catalog features over 150 pages and drawings by Taiyo Matsumoto. From the publisher: Since his debut in 1987, Taiyo Matsumoto has established...

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Pierre Christin, Jean Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean, One of 499 numbered copies signed by Christin and Mezieres, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shipping box, Buhl, Editiones Caurette, 2021, 1st, 979-23-82890-00-4, 18.5 inches, 13.8 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A beautifully produced Artist's Edition-style book loaded with extra features! From the publisher: Brooklyn Station Terminus Cosmos is the 10th...

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Eric Herenguel, Herenguel, Eric, One of 399 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, France, Editions Caurette, 2021, 1st, 9791096315468, 16.8 inches, 12.2 inches, 152 pages, color and black & white illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

It is 1947, fourteen years after the victory of Kong over the US military. Manhattan Island has been evacuated and is now a no-go zone. These are the...

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Cinema 1 & 2 - Complete Set
  $250.00
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Andre Barbe, Barbe, Andre, Fine, issued without dustjacket (sharp, crisp, clean), Glenat, Grenoble, 1982, 1st, 12.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 + 48 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of Barbe's beautifully rendered, utterly amazing cinematic erotic cartoon strips filled with sensuous doe-eyed females and incredible invisible...

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Vittorio Giardino, Giardino, Vittorio, #942 of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Near Fine (light wear, page edges toned) in Very Good+ plastic dustjacket (plastic cockled), Glamour International, Florence, Italy, 1986, 1st, 9.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 200 pages, black & white illustrations throughout with 48 pages in color, softcover, color wraps

A thick career overview collecting illustrations, comics, and unpublished sketches. Chronology/bibliography of published stories. 48-page color section....


Cassandre
  $240.00
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Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket, A. M. Cassandre, Mouron, Henri, Cassandre, A. M., Schirmer/Mosel, 1985, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, German

The major monograph on this 1920s-1930s French poster artist. Text in German.

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Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Barbucci, Alessandro, #238 of 450 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Bruno Graff, Brussels, 2013, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.2 inches, 120 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This copy has a dedicace by Barbucci: a nice full-page drawing with some watercolor accents. This deluxe edition contains: the entire album in...

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Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Barbucci, Alessandro, #258 of 450 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Bruno Graff, Brussels, 2015, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.2 inches, 120 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This copy has a dedicace by Barbucci: a nice full-page drawing with some watercolor accents. This deluxe edition contains: the entire album in...

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