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.

 
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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New York Carnets
  $150.00
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Fine, Philippe Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Dupuy & Charles Berberian, Philippe, Cornelius, 2001, 1st, 8.25 inches, 11 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

A collection of sketches and drawings from a trip to New York by Dupuy & Berberian in April-October 1995. Wonderful atmospheric images of the city,...

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Tueur de Monde
  $150.00
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Near Fine (only light wear), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Casterman, 1988, 1st thus, 10 inches, 7.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This is the revised full color edition of "World Killer" (after Les Humanoides Associes' 1979 first printing limited to 5,000 copies). This story...

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Flash by Benjamin
  $150.00
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Benjamin, Benjamin, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Xiao Pan, Paris, 2008, 2nd, 12.6 inches, 9.6 inches, 160 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English, French

This is the long out of print art book devoted to Chinese comic artist and illustrator Benjamin (artist-writer of Orange, Remember, and One Day). A large...

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Barbara Canepa, Alessandro Barbucci, Canepa, Barbara, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, Soleil, Toulon, 2004, 1st Limited, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 108 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This long out of print limited edition reproduces the third Sky Doll volume (with an alternate ending) in its pencil form: the lefthand pages reproduce the...

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Sketchtravel - Deluxe Edition
  $150.00
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Limited to 2000 numbered copies, Very Fine, Chene, Paris, 2011, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 192 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth

The Deluxe Edition is a facsimile of the original sketchbook that traveled the world. Dice Tsutsumi describing the Deluxe Edition: "As you may know,...

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Sanjulian (periode 1970-1984)
  $150.00
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Sanjulian, Sanjulian, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (two short closed tears to rubbed dustjacket), Grenoble, Glenat, 1985, 1st, 2723404773, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 178 pages, profusely illustrated, mostly in color, with three foldouts, hardcover, cloth, French

A deluxe monograph on this Spanish artist best known for his Warren magazine covers. Covers his work from 1970-1984 and is made up primarily of his book...

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Crumb 30/40
  $150.00
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Robert Crumb, Crumb, Robert, Near Fine (only light wear, flat, tight, bright), Futuropolis, Paris, 1982, 1st, 15.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 36 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

This eleventh volume in Futuropolis' series of oversized 30x40 cm large-format comics collections (Moebius, Moscoso, Poivet, Jeff Jones, Wrightson, etc.)...

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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, One of 950 copies signed by the artist, 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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Le Major - First Edition
  $150.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Print run of 1000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, 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 originals actual size. This reproduces an...

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Chaos - French 1st
  $150.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (corners sharp, moderate wear to dustjacket edges), Paris, Les Humanoides Associes, 1991, 1st, 9782731607086, 12.7 inches, 10.7 inches, 92 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of over 200 color and black & white illustrations. This is the French first edition, in its original large square format, with a...

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Silence, on Rêve (Near Fine)
  $150.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (upper corner very lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine, very bright, tight, clean), Casterman, Paris, 1991, 1st, 11.8 inches, 9 inches, 124 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Moebius contributed an 8-page comic story "Marie Dakar," provides 8 erotic illustrations and 8 other illustrations for this anthology he created and...

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Philippe Caza, Caza, Philippe, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Sevres, Editions la Sirene, 1994, 1st, 9782840450580, 11 inches, 9.25 inches, 88 pages, 100 color plates and 11 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Out of print and quite scarce. Beyond his work in French comics (Metal Hurlant and more), Caza was a popular science fiction illustrator. This...

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Miroirs - Signed & Numbered
  $150.00
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Jean-Michel Nicollet, Nicollet, Jean-Michel, One of 423 of 450 numbered copies (and 50 HC copies) signed by the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Zanpano, 2009, 1st, 978-2-915757-13-2, 8.3 inches, 11 inches, 132 pages, 144 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Out of print. A beautiful art book devoted to the French illustrator Jean Michel Nicollet best known in America for his cover to first issue of Heavy Metal....

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Olivier Vatine, Daniel Pecqueur, Didier Cassegrain, Fred Blanchard, Vatine, Daniel Pecqueur, Olivier, Cassegrain, Fred Blanchard, Didier, Print run of approximately 600 copies or less, Lower rear corner slightly pushed in otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 1999, 1st, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This is an unsigned/unnumbered copy of the signed & numbered deluxe edition which was limited to 550 copies. This deluxe edition contains the...

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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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Limited edition, Very Fine, Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Casterman, 2007, 1st, 13 inches, 17 inches, 172 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

The first Corto Maltese adventure, the Ballad of the Salten Sea, appeared in 1967. To celebrate the fortieth anniversary of this work, Casterman created...

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Very Fine, Olivier Vatine, Cailleteau, Thierry, Vatine, Olivier, Delcourt, 1999, 2004 printing, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 230 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Vatine made his name with this series. On a distant planet, a human boy is adopted by a race of aquatic humanoids. As an adult, he must help defend them...

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Al Severin, One of 100 numbered copies signed by the artist and with a matching numbered & signed color print laid-in. Also, has a second signed color print on heavy stock laid-in, VF, Severin, Al, Several Pictures, 2007, 1st, 97828746502, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

One of 100 numbered copies signed by the artist, with a matching numbered & signed color print laid-in. Also, this book has a second signed color...

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Fine (spine ends very lightly bumped, open corners sharp, very bright, clean), Serge Clerc, Landon, Francois, Clerc, Serge, Albin Michel, 1987, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of the illustration work of this modern master of the clear-line style. 50 color and over 100 black & white illustrations: magazines,...

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Surfer d'Argent (French First)
  $125.00
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Fine, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Lee, Stan, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Casterman, 1990, 1st, 2203348011, 10.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

The First French edition and printing of this classic graphic novel: a unique collaboration between Moebius and Stan Lee.   A moral conflict plays...

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Thierry Thomas and Patrizia Zanotti, Hugo Pratt, Thomas and Patrizia Zanotti, Thierry, Pratt, Hugo, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear to book and to dustjacket), Casterman, Paris, 2013, 1st, 12.25 inches, 11.5 inches, 464 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

An incredible exploration of the black & white comics work of Hugo Pratt. Over 400 pages of illustrations, with numerous, numerous examples from Pratt's...

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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, #354 of 400 numbered copies signed by Barbucci and Canepa, Top of the spine bumped otherwise Very Fine, Album, Paris, 2006, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe edition of the third volume includes exclusive bonus material: An introduction by Jean David Morvan 5 pages of sketches and studies...

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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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