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.

 
Ata, Leconte, and Zou
Et Paris?
  $12.00
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Ata, Leconte, Zou, Ata, Leconte, Zou, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 1987, 1st, 9782737656125, 6.75 inches, 9 inches, 24 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A charmingly illustrated comic strip about a young woman doing man on the street interviews.

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Dante's Paradiso Postcard Set
  $20.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine in Very Fine folder, Paris, Moebius Production, 2021, 6 inches, 4 inches, 18 color illustrations

Here, in a handy postcard format, are Moebius' 18 magnificent color illustrations created in 1999 for Edizioni Nuages' edition of Dante's Paradiso (La...

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L'Ombre
  $40.00
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Alberto Ongaro, Hugo Pratt, Ongaro, Alberto, Pratt, Hugo, Fine, Brussels, Casterman, 2004, 6.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 232 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, French

Contains three adventures of l'Ombre, a cool early work by Hugo Pratt. It is fun to see the strong influence of classic American comics strips (especially...

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Dr. Ben Cine & D. (2)
  $20.00
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Futuropolis, Paris, 1987, 1st, 6.75 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Beautiful clear line illustrations by Swarte. One page comic strips from the Dutch weekly Vrij Nederland. March 1979-April 1980. Text in French.

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Passi, Messa! Tome 2
  $20.00
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Futuropolis, Paris, 1985, 1st, 6.75 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, 122 black & white panel cartoons, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Passi, Messa! is Joost Swarte's "reflections on human life on our planet. A guide for a well organized life." Beautiful clear line illustrations by...

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Passi, Messa! Tome 3
  $20.00
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Futuropolis, Paris, 1986, 1st, 6.75 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, 122 black & white panel cartoons, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Passi, Messa! is Joost Swarte's "reflections on human life on our planet. A guide for a well organized life." Beautiful clear line illustrations by...

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Passi, Messa! Tome 4
  $20.00
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 1989, 1st, 9782737626524, 6.75 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, 122 black & white panel cartoons, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Passi, Messa! is Joost Swarte's "reflections on human life on our planet. A guide for a well organized life." Beautiful clear line illustrations by...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius Production / Comicon Edizioni, 2021, 1st, 9782908766196, 12.5 inches, 10 inches, 176 pages, over 210 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French, Italian

In Stock Now! "Moebius - Alla ricerca del tempo" at the National Archaeological Museum of Naples (MANN) (July 10 to October 4, 2021) is the largest...

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Express
  $20.00
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Claude Renard, Francois Schuiten, Renard, Claude, Schuiten, Francois, Very Fine in Near Fine folder (light wear to the folder), Magic Strip, Brussels, 1983, 1st, 6 inches, 4.25 inches, 8 color illustrations

Eight color postcards in a printed folder. A short loose narrative told in eight images. About a train and a couple on the train. Express was originally...

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2001 Apres Jesus Christ
  $200.00
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Jean-Luc Coudray, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Coudray, Jean-Luc, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light rubbing to the otherwise sharp corners, bright, clean), Paris, Stardom, 2000, 1st, 978-2908766509, 7 inches, 9.5 inches, 40 pages, 19 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"2001 AD." A novella with 19 full-page color illustrations by Moebius. Self-published by Moebius' Stardom publishing company.

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Moebius, and et al
Aedena Le Catalogue Hiver 85-86
  $75.00
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Moebius, et al, Moebius, et al, Very Good+ (mild wear, very flat, tight, clean), Aedena, Paris, 1985, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 16 pages, 43 color and 27 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

Moebius' own 1980s publishing house which produced art books, portfolios, posters, prints, postcards during its run. It not only published work by Moebius,...

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Les Rencontres Chaland 2008
  $20.00
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Very Good+ (mild wear, very flat, tight, clean), Les Amis d'Yves Chaland Association, Nerac, 2008, 1st, 8.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 16 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, French

A program for a convention devoted to Yves Chaland and his work. Yves Chaland timeline. Profiles of the guest artists.

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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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Ink is my Blood - Volume 3
  $50.00
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Apollonia Saintclair, Saintclair, Apollonia, Very Fine, Encre Sympathique, Zurich, Switzerland, 2018, 9783952480359, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 148 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

From the publisher: Ink is my Blood is a series of artbooks showcasing most of Apollonia Saintclair's graphic work. The Volume 3, ending the first...

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Ink is my Blood - Volume 4
  $50.00
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Apollonia Saintclair, Saintclair, Apollonia, Very Fine, Encre Sympathique, Zurich, Switzerland, 2020, 9783952480397, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 148 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

From the publisher: Ink is my Blood is a series of artbooks showcasing most of Apollonia Saintclair's graphic work. The Volume 4, first of the new...

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#Hardcover 2
  $65.00
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2021, 1st, 9791096315758, 12 inches, 8 inches, 184 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

From our friends in France and their blockbuster Kickstarter campaign. From the publisher: Last year (in 2019), we started like this: "The...

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Effluvium
  $60.00
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Xavier Mauméjan, Didier Graffet, Mauméjan, Xavier, Graffet, Didier, Very Fine, Paris, Bragelonne, 2019, 1st, 9791028110550, 14.75 inches, 11.5 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book illustrated and designed by epic steampunk fantasy artist Didier Graffet. From the publisher: Painter, graphic designer, architect and...

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Coverama: Alternate Worlds
  $70.00
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Marc Simonetti, Simonetti, Marc, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Bragelonne, 2015, 1st, 9782811216290, 12.8 inches, 9.7 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, wraps

Marc Simonetti (born in 1977) is a French conceptual artist and illustrator. He worked on Valérian and the city of a thousand planets with Luc Besson...

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2001 Apres Jesus Christ
  $225.00
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Jean-Luc Coudray, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Coudray, Jean-Luc, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Stardom, 2000, 1st, 978-2908766509, 7 inches, 9.5 inches, 40 pages, 19 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"2001 AD." A novella with 19 full-page color illustrations by Moebius. Self-published by Moebius' Stardom publishing company.

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Manoir
  $45.00
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Madeleine DeMille, Serge Clerc, DeMille, Madeleine, Clerc, Serge, Print run of 2000 copies, Very Good+ (upper rear corner lightly bumped, mild rubbing and scuffing to the back cover, cloth spine sunned, hinges wiggle, text block very sound, interior Fine), Paris, Albin Michel, 1988, 1st, 2226029702, 8 inches, 10.75 inches, 104 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

An uncommon comic noir graphic novel set in an old mansion.

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Geof Darrow, Darrow, Geof, Signed and inscribed by the artist, Fine plates in a Near Fine box (the very sound box lid is very lightly rubbed at the edges and sunned on one side panel), Aedena, Paris, 1986, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.75 inches, color illustrations, Hardcover

A very scarce, long out of print portfolio that rarely appears on the market. A very limited edition portfolio of ten color prints featuring Bourbon...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), One of 50 HC ("Hors Commerce") copies signed & numbered with Roman numerals., Near Fine (left edge of the print has a few light abrasions otherwise print is clean and attractive), Editions Aedena, Paris, 1985, 1st, 25 inches, 18 inches, color

45 x 63 cm. Offset printed on Arches 250 Gram Paper. This print was limited to 150 signed & numbered copies and 50 HC ("Hors Commerce") copies signed...

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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, #116 of 950 numbered copies signed by the artist, Pink spine is faded white otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, le Cycliste, Bordeaux, 2003, 1st, 9.75 inches, 6.6 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This long out-of-print signed and numbered Deluxe Edition is printed on an extra heavy fine art paper (Old Mill 190 gr. paper) which reproduces the artwork...

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Pierre Lambert, Lambert, Pierre, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase, Orly, Les Editions de l'Ecole Georges Méliès, 2013, 1st, 978-2954208305, 2954208309, 13.7 inches, 13.7 inches, 220 pages, 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, French

Out of print. A sharp new unread copy. This slipcased coffee table art book has 220 13 x 13 inch pages with 250 color illustrations reproducing...

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