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.

 
Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), One of 250 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine plates in Fine box, Stardom, Paris, 1999, 1st, 6.25 inches, 9.5 inches, black & white, French

This is the deluxe edition of Moebius' incredible sketchbook 40 Days Dans le Desert "B". Each of the 70 lush intricately detailed full-page pen & ink...

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Starwatcher
  $300.00
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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,...

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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 Previously unpublished paintings,...

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Les Robinsons De La Terre
  $50.00
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Alfonso Font, NF (corners bumped otherwise a tight, clean copy), Lecureux, Roger, Font, Alfonso, Vaillant, 1980, 1st, pictorial boards

"The Robinsons of Earth." Two men and two women find themselves confronting dinosaurs on a strange planet in this futuristic sci-fi story. Text in French.

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Rose Et Isabel
  $45.00
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Ted Mathot, Mathot, Ted, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Akileos, Paris, 2008, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A French edition of Pixar story supervisor Ted Mathot's self-published graphic novel. Published in black & white in the U.S., this edition has...

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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, One of 30 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Atomik Strip, Andenne, 2017, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, black & white

Batman by Pierre Alary. Printed on thick white stock.

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Antonio Lapone, Lapone, Antonio, One of 30 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Atomik Strip, Andenne, 2017, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, color

Batman by Antonio Lapone. Printed on thick white stock.

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Limited edition of 450 copies. Our signed bookplate was limited to 50 copies., Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2019, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 320 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This Coffret Edition is the deluxe version of the Angouleme Corben catalog. It includes the regular 160-page catalog PLUS a second 160-page volume only...

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Pierre Lambert, Lambert, Pierre, #129 of 460 numbered deluxe copies signed by the author, Very Fine in Fine slipcase, Rozay-en-Brie, Demons & Merveilles, 1995, 1st, 9782950781840, 13 inches, 13 inches, 236 pages, 325 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, French

The deluxe edition of the very first volume in Pierre Lambert's amazing Disney art book series. One of 500 deluxe copies: 40 Hors Commerce copies and...

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Rubicoeur - Plaque
  $50.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Paris, Moebius Production, 2021, 12.7 inches, 9.1 inches, color

A 23 x 32 cm (9.1" x 12.7") print laminated to a 3/8-inch thick wood plaque with a transparent mat anti-UV and anti-reflective film. The beautiful matte...

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Stan & Vince, Signed by Vince, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Zep, Stan & Vince, Glenat, 2008, 9782723464598, pictorial boards

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Stan & Vince, Signed by Vince, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Zep, Stan & Vince, Glenat, 2008, 9782723464598, pictorial boards

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Hayao Miyazaki, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Miyazaki, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Hayao, Near Fine (light wear to the white vinyl covers otherwise Fine), Monnaie de Paris, Paris, 2004, 1st, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 104 pages, color illustrations throughout, softcover, vinyl wraps

The exhibition catalogue for the first joint art exhibition of Hayao Miyazaki and Moebius. It was held in Paris in from December 1st, 2004 to March 13th,...

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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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Dimitri Vey, Man Arenas, Vey, Dimitri, Arenas, Man, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Paris, 2010, 1st, 12.1 inches, 8.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic novel beautifully illustrated by Man Arenas. Yaxin the faun, the wizard Merlin, crows, fish, a fox, and nature softly and lovingly rendered by...

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Olivier Vatine, Daniel Pecqueur, Didier Cassegrain, Fred Blanchard, Vatine, Daniel Pecqueur, Olivier, Cassegrain, Fred Blanchard, Didier, #535 of 550 numbered copies signed by the four creators, Fine, issued without dustjacket (very slight surface wear, corners sharp, tight, clean), Delcourt, Paris, 1999, 1st, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This is the deluxe edition of Didier Cassegrain's great first album. Layouts by Olivier Vatine, designs by Fred Blanchard, drawn and colored by Cassegrain....

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Wilfried Lupano, Virginie Augustin, Lupano, Wilfried, Augustin, Virginie, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 2007, 1st, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"This critical and popular success is THE series that revealed to the public Virginie Augustin, alongside Wilfrid Lupano." This is the third of four...

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Daniel Torres, Torres, Daniel, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2005, 1st, 978-1-59307-427-2, 11.875 inches, 8.75 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Shape-shifting robots! An interstellar conspiracy! Who can be trusted? Rocco Vargas betrayed! In the world of the...

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C'était le Bonheur
  $25.00
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Blutch, Blutch, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 2005, 1st, 2754800085, 9.2 inches, 7.4 inches, 184 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In this collection of immediate drawings and sketches scribbled in ballpoint pen, Blutch covers "people adrift, the love which frays, and the children in...

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Cahiers Baudelaire Tome 3
  $35.00
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Yslaire, Yslaire, Limited to 2500 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2021, 1st, 9791034753291, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

This artbook shows the second half--the last 80 pages--of Yslaire's graphic novel--as a work in process. Mademoiselle Baudelaire is Yslaire's 160-page...

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Laurent Durieux, Durieux, Laurent, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Huginn & Muninn, 2021, 1st, 9782364808140, 11.4 inches, 8.7 inches, 278 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This "augmented edition" has 24 new pages added.

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David Merveille, Merveille, David, One of 3500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis / Champaka, 2020, 1st, 9782390410133, 11.1 inches, 11.6 inches, 120 pages, over 150 color illustrations, Softcover, pictorial boards, French

A lovely art book filled with poster and DVD art, seriographs, paintings, and more of Tati by illustrator David Merveille. The minimal text is in both...

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Tengu Diaries - Signed
  $25.00
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Alexis Bacci, Bacci, Alexis, First edition limited to 1000 copies. Signed by the artist., Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, 2021, 1st, 078-2-9559366-2-7, 7 inches, 7 inches, 144 pages, color illustration on every page, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Alexis Bacci Leveillé, a graduate of the Gobelins School, is a animation storyboard artist who entered the bande dessinee field as the co-creator...

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Herve Bourhis, Rudy Spiessert, Bourhis, Herve, Spiessert, Rudy, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2021, 1st, 9791034741298, 12 inches, 8.6 inches, 60 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

H.O.M.E. Vol. 1 - Stay at home is fun and fast-paced with great appeal. From the publisher: H.O.M.E., it's an acronym for Humanoid / Obsolete /...

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SuperGroom Tome 1
  $25.00
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Fabien Vehlmann, Yoann, Vehlmann, Fabien, Yoann, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2020, 9782800174723, 10.6 inches, 8 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Yoann is a fantastic French artist with a loose lively style reminiscent of Bodart and Conrad but with sharper angles. Over a decade ago, Yoann and Vehlmann...

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Köllwitz 1742
  $30.00
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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Mosquito, St. Egreve, 2020, 9782352835356, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The latest collection of Toppi short stories. An English translation, if any, is years away. From the publisher: From the battlefields of the King...

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Zidrou, Jordi Lafebre, Zidrou, Lafebre, Jordi, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2021, 1st, 9782505089353, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This family series is a platform for Jordi LaFebre's best feature: his ability to portray the emotions and personality of his characters. From the...


Lucky Boy - Coquin de sort
  $30.00
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Bill Presing, Presing, Bill, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Ankama, 2021, 1st, 9791033512653, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The French edition of Bill Presing's new graphic novel. Click here if you prefer the English language edition. From the publisher: Who knew that a...

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Hammerdam Tome 1
  $25.00
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Enrique Fernandez, Fernandez, Enrique, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ankama, Paris, 2021, 9791033511472, 11 inches, 8 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Discover the latest graphic novel by Enrique Fernandez (L'île sans sourire, Aurore, Brigada , Nima ). From the publisher: After disappearing...

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Elsa Delachair, Alex Viougeas, Delachair, Elsa, Viougeas, Alex, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, La Martiniere Jeunesse, 2021, 1st, 9782732493893, 10.7 inches, 10 inches, 64 pages, 60 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

There is a tradition ... from the tango to the abacus, 60 traditions classified by UNESCO. A picture book for everyone. With 60 color illustrations...

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Jean-Louis Roux, Sergio Toppi, Roux, Jean-Louis, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Mosquito, St. Egreve, 2021, 9782352839118, 9.5 inches, 6.7 inches, 54 pages, 36 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"The legend of Conair Mór, King of Ireland" with 36 colorful illustrations/decorations. From the publisher: Sergio Toppi left us an intriguing...

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Bartleby le Scribe
  $30.00
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Munuera Jose Luis, Jose Luis, Munuera, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2021, 1st, 9782505086185, 11.4 inches, 8.7 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Jose Luis Munuera adapts Herman Melville's classic short story " Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street ." It's an absolute beauty. (The full...

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Gentlemind Tome 1
  $30.00
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Juan Diaz Canales, Teresa Valero, Antonio Lapone, Diaz Canales, Teresa Valero, Juan, Lapone, Antonio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2020, 9782205076370, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new album by the great stylist Antonio Lapone! From the publisher: New York, 1940. Navit, a penniless young artist, inherits a somewhat...

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Blanc Autour
  $30.00
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Wilfred Lupano, Stephane Fert, Lupano, Wilfred, Fert, Stephane, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2021, 9782505082460, 11.1 inches, 8.3 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The new album illustrated by Stéphane Fert, the artist of Morgane, Quand le cirque est venu, and Peau de Mille Bêtes. It is set in a 1830s...

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Fable Toscane et autres récits
  $30.00
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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Mosquito, St. Egreve, 2021, 9782352839026, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 88 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The latest collection of Toppi short stories. An English translation, if any, is years away. From the publisher: This collection of 5 stories by...

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Nuit Couleur Larme
  $30.00
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Borja Gonzalez, Gonzalez, Borja, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2021, 1st, 9782205084825, 11.1 inches, 8.3 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The new graphic novel from the Spanish commercial illustrator and creator of the GN  The Black Holes (published in English under the title A Gift for...

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Une Armée Immobile
  $30.00
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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2020, 1st, 9782352835387, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

An amazing book! 137 color photos of Toppi's handmade soldier figures alongside approximately 100 color and black & white Toppi drawings and studies....

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Malgré tout
  $29.00
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Jordi Lafebre, Lafebre, Jordi, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2020, 9782505081500, 11.8 inches, 9 inches, 152 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

" Despite Everything " The first graphic novel both written and illustrated by Jordi Lafebre ( Lydie , La Mondaine, Les Beaux Etes ). A love story with a...

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Alexis Prevost, Claude Gaillard, Prevost, Claude Gaillard, Alexis, Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Huginn & Muninn, Paris, 2018, 9782364806696, 8.3 inches, 6 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations throughout, Softcover, wraps, French

Return to the days of Schwartzenegger, Chuck Norris, Dolph Lundgren, and others "in the Green Hell of Rambosploitation!" This book surveys the '80s...

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Raule, Roger, Raule, Roger, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2021, 1st, 9782505082637, 13.7 inches, 10.7 inches, 160 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

As a fan of inking, I really like these big black and white editions. If you only have the shrunken down American edition , then you need this 14 inch tall...

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Yann, Olivier Schwartz, Yann, Schwartz, Olivier, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2020, 1st, 9791034750375, 14.5 inches, 10.2 inches, 72 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe edition presents the entire 54-page album in an oversize black & white format to fully appreciate Olivier Schwartz's beautiful clear-line...

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Xavier Dorison, Ralph Meyer, Dorison, Xavier, Meyer, Ralph, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2021, 1st, 9782505083306, 14.5 inches, 11.7 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Undertaker is the bestselling Western series in France and Ralph Meyer is receiving accolades for his lush artwork. The Bibliophile Edition presents...

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Blutch, Catel, Bastien Vives, Blutch, Catel, Bastien Vives, A limited edition of 2000 copies with 3 prints each signed by its respective artist, Very Fine, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2020, 1st, 9791034753581, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 52 pages, 120 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, French

Full title: Pendant ce temps à Fécamp... Dessins Libres, Mars-Avril-mai 2020  (" Meanwhile in Fécamp ... Free Drawings,...

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Le Magicien d'Oz Vol. 1
  $25.00
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David Chauvel, Enrique Fernandez, Chauvel, David, Fernandez, Enrique, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Delcourt, 2005, 1st, 2847896635, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Enrique Fernandez' beautiful three volume adaptation of the famous L. Frank Baum children's book. Beautiful color art, design, & storytelling by...

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Le Magicien d'Oz Vol. 3
  $25.00
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David Chauvel, Enrique Fernandez, Chauvel, David, Fernandez, Enrique, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 2005, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Enrique Fernandez' beautiful three volume adaptation of the famous L. Frank Baum children's book. Beautiful color art, design, & storytelling by...

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Paroles de Verdun
  $30.00
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Barron Storey, David B, Dominique Bertail, Francois Bézian, Christian Chabouté, Loic Godart, Stephane Levallois, Thierry Martin, Nicolas Nemiri, Gerald Parel, George Pratt, Pascal Rabaté, Christian Rossi, et al, Storey, David B, Dominique Bertail, Francois Bézian, Christian Chabouté, Loic Godart, Stephane Levallois, Thierry Martin, Nicolas Nemiri, Gerald Parel, George Pratt, Pascal Rabaté, Christian Rossi, et al, Barron, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2007, 1st, 9782849469651, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Artists include David B, Dominique Bertail, Francois Bézian, Francois Boucq, Christian Chabouté, Loic Godart, Mathieu Lauffray, Stephane...

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40 Days Dans le Desert B
  $150.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (light shelfwear to the bottom edge, very flat, tight, clean), Stardom, Paris, 1999, 4th 2008, 6.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, black & white, softcover, French wraps, French

The 2008 fourth printing of this Moebius classic. 70 lush intricately detailed full-page pen & ink illustrations from Moebius' sketchbooks.

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Simon Goinard Phelipot, Goinard Phelipot, Simon, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (corners pushed inward, one spine end pushed inward, otherwise Fine), Paris, Editions Carabas, 2007-2009, 1st, 9782351003015, 9782351005323, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

French painter and illustrator Simon Goinard Phelipot is better known as a visual development artist for film, TV and games, and as a SF&F Book and...

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