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.

 
Voyage aux Ombres S&N Ex-Libris
  $12.00
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One of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, VF, Augustin, Virginie, Virginie Augustin, Fantasmagories, 2011, 1st

A limited edition color print produced by Fantasmagories, a bande dessinee shop in Paris, famous for their ex-libris (bookplates).

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VF, Augustin, Virginie, Virginie Augustin, Fantasmagories, 2011, 1st

A limited edition color print produced by Fantasmagories, a bande dessinee shop in Paris, famous for their ex-libris (bookplates).

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Vortex
  $39.00
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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Cornelius, Paris, 2016, 9782360811076, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 80 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French English

Vortex is an art book by Charles Burns created especially for Cornélius and offered exclusively worldwide. It is not available in any other edition....

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Vitesse Moderne
  $30.00
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Blutch, VF, Blutch, Dupuis, 2010, 1st thus, French wraps, French

A beautiful album by the award-winning BD creator. This is a new expanded edition nicely printed on fine paper. This first printing includes a bonus 12...

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Lele Vianello, Vianello, Lele, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2015, 1st, 9782352832997, 2352832993, 9 inches, 9 inches, 36 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A tribute to Hugo Pratt by his assistant on Corto Maltese, Lele Vianello. From the publisher: Hugo Pratt died on August 20, 1995. The faithful of the...

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Vincent, Mon Frere Mort-Vivant
  $60.00
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Thierry Martin, Mathis, Jean-Marc, Martin, Thierry, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2005, 1st, 2845659091, 13.5 inches, 10 inches, 78 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Thierry Martin has a growing cult following among comic book and animation artists but has yet to break through with a mainstream bestseller. This...

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Viande / Meat - Small Notebook
  $12.00
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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Cornelius, Paris, 2015, 1st, 5.25 inches, 4.25 inches, 32 pages, Softcover, color wraps

A blank notebook with two unpublished covers by  Charles Burns . For six years, Charles Burns dedicated time to create the  X'ed Out...

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Verve, 1988-2005
  $125.00
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Ever Meulen, Meulen, Ever, Very Fine, Amsterdam, Oog en Blik, 2006, 1st, 978-9054921578, 11 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

This excellent 2006 art book collects Meulen's most important graphic work from 1988 to 2005 (posters, covers, illustrations, serigraphs ...). Foreword...

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Verve, 1988-2005
  $95.00
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Ever Meulen, Meulen, Ever, Near Fine (mild bend to the lower corner, light shelfwear, very flat, tight, clean), Amsterdam, Oog en Blik, 2006, 1st, 978-9054921578, 11 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

This excellent 2006 art book collects Meulen's most important graphic work from 1988 to 2005 (posters, covers, illustrations, serigraphs ...). Foreword...

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Andre Franquin, Franquin, Andre, Limited to 2000 numbered copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9791034738113, 17 inches, 12 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

An artist's edition of a classic Spirou and Fantasio adventure by Franquin: "Le dictateur et le champignon" ("The Dictator and the Mushroom"). This...

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Ver / Worm - Notebook
  $20.00
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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Cornelius, Paris, 2015, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 32 pages, Softcover, color wraps

A blank notebook with two unpublished covers by  Charles Burns . For six years, Charles Burns dedicated time to create the  X'ed Out...

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Venise Celeste - First Printing
  $225.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (covers lightly rubbed, page edges slightly yellowed, otherwise tight and clean), Aedena, Paris, 1984, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.75 inches, 104 pages, over 175 illustrations, about half in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This was the first art book published by Moebius' own publishing company Aedena.  For this book, Moebius collects his work based upon the locations...

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Venise Celeste - First Printing
  $225.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (bump to the bottom edge of the front board (cover), very light wear at the spine ends, otherwise very sharp, tight and clean) issued without dustjacket, Aedena, Paris, 1984, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.75 inches, 104 pages, over 175 illustrations, about half in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This was the first art book published by Moebius' own publishing company Aedena. For this book, Moebius collects his work based upon the locations he was...

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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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Olivier Vatine, Vatine, Olivier, #886 of 900 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Paris, Comix Buro, 2011, 1st, 978-2-91-6518-41-1, 8.75 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps, French

A third great collection of sketches, drawings, designs, and color renderings by this French artist (Fred et Bob, Stan Pulsar, Pink Planet, Aquablue, Cixi...

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Vatine Sketchbook #3
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Olivier Vatine, Vatine, Olivier, Comix Buro, 2011, 1st, 8.75 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

From the publisher: "Here is, as expected, the third sketchbook from Vatine. "This new volume is substantially different from the previous two,...

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Olivier Vatine, Vatine, Olivier, One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Comix Buro, Paris, 2008, 1st, 8.75 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps, French

The long out-of-print second collection of sketches, drawings, designs, and color renderings by this French artist (Pink Planet, Aquablue, Angela, Star...

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Vatine Sketchbook #2
  $45.00
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Olivier Vatine, Vatine, Olivier, Price label remnants on the front cover otherwise Fine, Comix Buro, Paris, 2008, 1st, 8.75 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps, French

The out-of-print second collection of sketches, drawings, designs, and color renderings by this French artist (Pink Planet, Aquablue, Angela, Star Wars:...

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Ange, Patrick Renault, Charlie Adlard, Ange, Patrick Renault, Adlard, Charlie, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2019, 1st, 15 inches, 10.5 inches, 72 pages, black & white with 16 pages in color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Charlie Adlard was kind enough to sign this copy for us. This limited oversize deluxe edition reproduces the entire 52-page graphic novel from Adlard's...

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Valley Sketchbook
  $30.00
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Front cover lightly scuffed, otherwise Very Fine, Robert Valley, Valley, Robert, Comix Buro, 2010, 8.75 inches, 7 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French, English

A collection of artwork, illustrations, drawings, and sketches by Massive Swerve artist Robert Valley.

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, One of 499 numbered copies signed by both the artist and author, Very fine in very fine bo, Strasbourg, Editions Caurette, 2017, 1st, 979-10-96315-00-0, 18 inches, 13.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Out of print! A Valerian Artists Edition reproducing the original art for Les Oiseaux du Maître (The Birds of the Master). From the publisher:...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, One of 499 numbered copies signed by both the artist and author, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in mailing box, Buhl, France, Editions Caurette, 2017, 1st, 979-1096315048, 18 inches, 13.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A Valerian Artists Edition reproducing the original art for Châtelet Station, Direction Cassiopeia. With extra materials. From the publisher:...

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Va'a
  $33.00
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Benjamin Flao, Troubs, Flao, Troubs, Benjamin, Very Fine, Paris, Futuropolis, 2014, 1st, 978-2754811187, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Benjamin Flao and Troubs' travel album of the Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia. From the publisher: In the spring of 2014, Flao and Troubs follow...

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Ut Tome 3: Histeria
  $30.00
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Paola De Barbato, Corrado Roi, De Barbato, Paola, Roi, Corrado, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2017, 1st, 978-2352834441, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 200 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Ut was awarded the 2017 Gran Guinigi for best series at Lucca Comics & Games. Ut is set in a world populated by creatures of human form but with...

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