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.

 
Very Fine, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Dargaud, 2005, 1st, 220505564X, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A fine condition first printing (in French parlance, an "Edition Originale" or "E.O.") of the third Blacksad book.

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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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Julien Boisvert 1: Neekibo
  $20.00
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Fine, Michel Plessix, Dieter & Michel Plessix, Plessix, Michel, Delcourt, 1989, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Plessix is best known for The Wind in the Willows. This is his other series. A young single man with a small civil service position, Julien Boisvert is no...

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Julien Boisvert 2: Grisnoir
  $20.00
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Fine, Michel Plessix, Dieter & Michel Plessix, Plessix, Michel, Delcourt, 1991, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Plessix is best known for The Wind in the Willows. This is his other series. A young single man with a small civil service position, Julien Boisvert is no...

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Julien Boisvert 3: Jikuri
  $20.00
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Fine, Michel Plessix, Dieter & Michel Plessix, Plessix, Michel, Delcourt, 1992, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Plessix is best known for The Wind in the Willows. This is his other series. A young single man with a small civil service position, Julien Boisvert is no...

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Julien Boisvert 4: Charles
  $20.00
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Fine, Michel Plessix, Dieter & Michel Plessix, Plessix, Michel, Delcourt, 1995, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Plessix is best known for The Wind in the Willows. This is his other series. A young single man with a small civil service position, Julien Boisvert is no...

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Tempete Au Haras
  $25.00
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Christophe Donner, Jeremie Moreau, Donner, Christophe, Moreau, Jeremie, Very Fine, Paris, Rue De Sevres, 2015, 1st, 978-2369810520, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An equestrian graphic novel set around a stud farm and horse racing, with a boy and his horse, reminiscent of The Black Stallion . Superb graphic...

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Very Fine, Alex Alice, Dorison, Xavier, Alice, Alex, Glenat, 2003, 978272437325, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Before Siegfried, Alex Alice tackled this medieval saga. This is the conclusion.

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Xavier Dorison, Ralph Meyer, Dorison, Xavier, Meyer, Ralph, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2017, 1st, 978-2505068020, 14.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the Publisher: The third installment of the action-packed, beautifully drawn series that's been called "The greatest western since Blueberry." In...

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Xavier Dorison, Ralph Meyer, Dorison, Xavier, Meyer, Ralph, Near Fine (light surface scratches), issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 9782505071471, 14.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Ralph Meyer is a multiple award winner for his work in comics, including best illustration for the hit western series Undertaker. This is the large format...

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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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Xavier Dorison, Ralph Meyer, Dorison, Xavier, Meyer, Ralph, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782505075318, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The latest volume in Ralph Meyer's action-packed, beautifully drawn, hit Western series. Meyer is a multiple award winner for his work in comics, including...

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RG Integrale
  $40.00
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Very Fine, Frederik Peeters, Dragon and Frederik Peeters, Pierre, Peeters, Frederik, Gallimard / Bayou, 2012, 1st, 9782070642892, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A few years ago, this gritty procedural series was profiled by the Los Angeles Times. Written by an actual RG and illustrated by the award winning artist of...

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Mortel
  $15.00
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Marc Dubuisson, Thierry Martin, Dubuisson, Marc, Martin, Thierry, Very Fine, Paris, Delcourt, 2020, 1st, 9782413008941, 7 inches, 6 inches, 104 pages, 100 color strips, Softcover, French wraps, French

There is more than one way to die and the Grim Reaper does not lack imagination or resources to achieve his ends. Here are a hundred ways to die, always...

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Bots Tome 1
  $24.00
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Ducoudray, Stephen Baker, Ducoudray, Baker, Stephen, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ankama, Paris, 2016, 1st, 11 inches, 7.75 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In the course of world conflicts, humans have delegated the art of war to machines. The Earth is now just an immense battlefield populated only by robots....

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VF, Philippe Wurm, Dufaux, Jean, Wurm, Philippe, Glenat, 2011, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Imagine if Carol Lay was French and created Gothic mystery thrillers and you'd have Lady Elza. Lady Elza is a young divorce from an aristocratic family who...

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Sortilèges, Livre 3
  $29.00
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Jean Dufaux, Jose Luis Munuera, Dufaux, Jean, Munuera, Jose Luis, Very Fine, Dargaud, Paris, 2014, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is a new story arc: this is Sortilèges - Cycle 2 - Tome 1.Dufaux and Munuera develop the Gothic side of wonderland in this third volume of...

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Lt. Mac Fly Intégrale
  $40.00
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Fred Duval, Jean Barbaud, Duval, Fred, Barbaud, Jean, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Geneva, Paquet, 2016, 1st, 978-2888907152, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Jean Barbaud is a former animator with a beautiful loose animated art style and an amazing ability to both capture and caricature aircraft. This volume...

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Nympheas Noirs
  $40.00
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Fred Duval, Didier Cassegrain, Duval, Fred, Cassegrain, Didier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2019, 978-2800173504, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Didier Cassegrain's new graphic novel! An adaptation of Michel Bussi's best-selling, widely-translated crime novel Nympheas Noirs ("Black Water Lilies"),...

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Fred Duval, Didier Cassegrain, Duval, Fred, Cassegrain, Didier, Very Fine, issued in publisher's shrinkwrap, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2019, 1st thus, 978-2800173504, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 156 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A Special Edition of Didier Cassegrain's new graphic novel, featuring eight extra pages of watercolor illustrations by Cassegrain and a unique dustjacket...

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Christophe Quet, Duval, Fred, Quet, Christophe, Very Fine, Delcourt, Paris, 2004, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Text in French.

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Xav
Tony Emeriau, Xav, Emeriau, Tony, Xav, Very Fine in Fine box, Paris, Monsieur Pop Corn, 2015, 6.4 inches, 8.7 inches, 192 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, French

Sticky Pants are one page jokes and short comic strips of the most recognizable superheroes in outrageous, sometimes shocking, but always hilarious...

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L'Art De La Fessee
  $75.00
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Milo Manara, NF/Fine (light stress at hinges otherwise Fine), Enard, Jean-Pierre, Manara, Milo, Le Marquis/Glenat, 1988, 1st, padded pictorial boards

The first edition, first printing of Manara's illustrated edition of The Art of Spanking. 21 full-page and 60 text illustrations in color. Text in French....

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La Nuit De Inca - Integrale
  $26.00
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Frantz Duchazeau, VF, Fabien, Vehlmann, Duchazeau, Frantz, Dargaud, 2006, 1st, French

Duchazeau's art is simple, direct and expressive. From the publisher: "Imagine the disaster if the morning sun no longer rose. This is what happens one...

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Sidonie Farjon, Jean Barbaud, Farjon, Sidonie, Barbaud, Jean, Very Fine, Éditions Chours, Geneva, 2014, 1st, 8.2 inches, 9.6 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Jean Barbaud lends his humorous aviation art to his first children's picture book! "Hummingbird Flying Club: Oscar's First Flight." The Hummingbird...

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Jean-Yves Ferri, Didier Conrad, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Conrad, Didier, Bump to the top of the spine otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Les Editions Albert Rene, Paris, 2015, 9782864973232, 14.6 inches, 10.5 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The entire album by Conrad and Ferri: in rough pencil form AND finished color, as well as 32 pages of sketches and behind-the-scenes material. From the...

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Jean-Yves Ferri, Didier Conrad, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Conrad, Didier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Editions Albert Rene, Paris, 2017, 9782864973287, 14.6 inches, 10.5 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The entire album by Conrad and Ferri: in rough pencil form AND finished color, as well as 32 pages of sketches and behind-the-scenes material. From the...

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Jean-Yves Ferri, Didier Conrad, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Conrad, Didier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Editions Albert Rene, Paris, 2019, 9782864973430, 14.6 inches, 10.5 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The entire album by Conrad and Ferri: in rough pencil form AND finished color, as well as 32 pages of sketches and behind-the-scenes material. From the...

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Instinct Sauvage
  $20.00
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NF, Joel Alessandra, Frehel, Herve, Alessandra, Joel, KSTR, 2009, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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Jerry Frissen, Bill, Frissen, Jerry, Bill, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 2009, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Part of the Lucha Libre series: The Luchadores Five are five would-be superheroes. California, Surfing and Mexican wrestling masks! It's got everything!...

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Jerry Frissen, Bill, Frissen, Jerry, Bill, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 2010, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Part of the Lucha Libre series: The Luchadores Five are five would-be superheroes. California, Surfing and Mexican wrestling masks! It's got everything!...

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Very Fine, Walder, Frissen, Jerry, Walder, Les Humanoides Associes, 2011, 1st, 9782731623178, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Two masked super heroes who live in Little Tokyo in Los Angeles stumble on a kidnapping ring. They then make it their mission to find out what's happening...

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Profesor Furia
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Nikola Witko, Frissen, Jerry, Witko, Nikola, Les Humanoides Associes, 2011, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The strangest, most iconoclastic luchador in the Lucha Libre series finally has his own book! Macho, politically incorrect, and unafraid, Profesor Furia cons...

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Jean-Luc Fromental, Floc'h, Fromental, Jean-Luc, Floc'h, #199 of 250 numbered copies signed by the artist, Near Fine plates in Near Fine box (some plate edges very lightly rubbed, light aging and wear to box), Paris, Albin Michel, 1991, 1st, 2-226-05377-8, 13 inches, 10 inches, 52 pages, color, French

This deluxe edition reproduces the entire album as individual color plates. 52 color plates in a clamshell box with the first plate signed & numbered...

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VF, Pedro Rodriguez, Garcia, Jorge, Rodriguez, Pedro, Glenat, 2010, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A stylishly illustrated adventure story with elements of 19th century sci-fi. Text in French.

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Aristide Broie Du Noir
  $25.00
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Very Fine, Jeremie Almanza, Gauthier, Severine, Almanza, Jeremie, Delcourt, 2008, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French, French

A child is afraid to fall asleep all too aware of the horrors that await him in his dreams. Similar in style and tone to Dave Cooper's dreamlike narratives....

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Coeur De Pierre
  $20.00
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Severine Gauthier, Jeremie Almanza, Gauthier, Severine, Almanza, Jeremie, Very Fine, Paris, Delcourt, 2013, 11.6 inches, 8.7 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: The day the little girl with a heart of artichoke met the boy with a heart of stone, she fell madly in love with him. Therefore she...

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Monstre a peur des monstres
  $22.00
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Séverine Gauthier, Stan Manoukian, Gauthier, Séverine, Manoukian, Stan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 978-2344031230, 8 inches, 10.5 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new must-see series that features adorable little monsters! We talk a lot about monsters ... they come out at night and sleep during the day. Thus,...

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Monstre est amoureux
  $22.00
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Séverine Gauthier, Stan Manoukian, Gauthier, Séverine, Manoukian, Stan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2020, 1st, 9782344040935, 8 inches, 10.5 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Monster is in Love." A children's picture book beautifully and charmingly illustrated by Stan Manoukian (of Stan & Vince). From the publisher: A...

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Gess, Gess, Gess, Gess, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2020, 1st, 9782344041512, 14.75 inches, 11 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This large format black & white edition reproduces Gess' inked pages prior to the application of color. From the publisher: Conan in the land of a...

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Love Is In the Air
  $28.00
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Gihef, Antonio Lapone, Gihef, Lapone, Antonio, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild wear to covers, interior Fine), Gerpinnes, Kennes, 2017, 1st thus, 9782875804303, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A 48 page graphic novel and 24 pages of art from visual stylist Antonio Lapone! The graphic novel is a romantic comedy set in 1960 New York City. From...

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What's New Pussycat?
  $28.00
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Gihef, Antonio Lapone, Gihef, Lapone, Antonio, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild wear to covers, interior Fine), Gerpinnes, Kennes, 2017, 1st, 9782875804297, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Lapone's sequel to Love is in the Air takes place in the same apartment building with new characters! The graphic novel is a romantic comedy set in 1960 New...

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Herge, Fine, Goddin, Philippe, Herge, Moulinsart, 1999, 1st, pictorial boards

A dissection filled with archival material.

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Cedric Grandguillot, Guillaume Le Disez, Grandguillot, Guillaume Le Disez, Cedric, Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Glenat, Paris, 2016, 978-2344018996, 11.25 inches, 10 inches, 304 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The first book ever on the complete filmography of Brigitte Lahaie, a journey into french exploitation cinema from 70's and 80's. Live the incredible...


Greg, Andre Franquin, Jidéhem, Greg, Franquin, Jidéhem, Andre, Very Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2013, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Count Champignac finally manages to extract the toxic residue from his famous elixir X4, which multiplies one's intellectual faculties. Excitedly, he calls...

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Flora Grimaldi, Anna Cattish, Grimaldi, Flora, Cattish, Anna, Very Fine, Glenat, Grenoble, 2014, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Anna Cattish was born in Russia in 1982. She graduated in graphic design, but prefers working in illustration and comics. For several years, she was a...

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Flora Grimaldi, Anna Cattish, Grimaldi, Flora, Cattish, Anna, Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2016, 1st, 978-2344008485, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Anna Cattish was born in Russia in 1982. She graduated in graphic design, but prefers working in illustration and comics. For several years, she was a...

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Jean-Marie Pigeon, Guillaume, Marie-Ange, Pigeon, Jean-Marie, Very Fine in a Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Christian Desbois Editions, 1995, 1st, 291015002X, 12 inches, 9 inches, 72 pages, over 100 color photographs, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Jean-Marie Pigeon is one of the premier sculptors in the world of Bande Dessinee.  This monograph features over 100 color photographs of the...

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