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.

 
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Paris, Moebius Productions, 2019, 27.6 inches, 19.7 inches, color, French

A 50 x 70 cm (19.7" x 27.6") print laminated to a 3/8-inch thick wood plaque. Matte finish. Wood edges are beveled and painted black. Ready for hanging.


Barbara Canepa, Alessandro Barbucci, Canepa, Barbara, Barbucci, Alessandro, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light bump to the lower corners, otherwise very sharp, tight, clean), 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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Moebius, Moebius, Very Fine, Paris, Moebius Production, 2020, 27.6 inches, 19.3 inches, color

A 50 x 70 cm (19.3" x 27.6") print laminated to a 3/8-inch thick wood plaque with a transparent mat anti-UV and anti-reflective film. The beautiful matte...


John Willie, Willie, John, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (very light wear), Paris, Futuropolis, 1985, 1st, Metaluna Store, 12 inches, 10 inches, 64 pages, 109 black-and-white photographs, Hardcover, boards, French

This collection of bondage and fetish photographs, all taken by John Willie in his home during the 50s, bring back to life that cultish and mysterious aura...

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The Book of Schuiten
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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Paris, Casterman, 2004, 1st, 978-2203343191, 12.3 inches, 10.3 inches, 136 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth

This English language art book on the Belgian comics artist is long out-of-print. A 16-page French translation is appended at the end of the book. Though...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+ (bump and wear to the tail of the spine, smaller bump to the head of the spine, upper corners very slightly pushed inward, light wear to cover, interior sound), Les Humanoides, Paris, 1980, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 144 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This first volume collects three previous collections: John Watercolor (21 early stories from Hara Kiri, Inedit, Echo des Savanes, etc) Le Bandard...

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Near Fine (very light shelf wear, bright, tight, clean), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Humanoides Associes, 1980, 2nd 1983, 11.5 inches, 8.7 inches, 144 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Stories from 1963-1976. French text.

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2004, 1st, 2845658591, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 96 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This Limited edition is long out of print and will not be reprinted. This limited edition reproduces the entire first volume of Alary's graphic novel:...

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Thierry Martin, Martin, Thierry, One of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine sleeve, Black & White Editions, Roeschwoog, France, 2019, 1st, 11 inches, 10.25 inches, 320 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial cloth

This deluxe edition includes: the book itself signed & numbered to 300 copies a matching signed & numbered two-color bookplate/ex-libris...

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Joann Sfar, VF, Sfar, Joann, Dargaud, 2007, 1st, cloth spine, pictorial boards

The Rabbi's Cat series is honored with this special large format edition of the latest volume in the series (Tome 5). The 80-page story is reproduced in...

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Hugo Pratt, Very Fine, Pratt, Hugo, Casterman, 2009, 1st, wraps, French

From the publisher: "In this imaginary extension of the book Periples Imaginaires, which had coincided with a major retrospective exhibition of the Venetian...

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Very Good+ (light cover wear, previous owner's name neatly written on title page), Didier Conrad, Yann, Conrad, Didier, Glenat, 1984, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The original editions ("E.O." - Edition originale) of the two volumes of Bob Marone published by Glenat in 1984 and 1985. Bob Morane is literary...

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Didier Graffet, Graffet, Didier, Limited to 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Paris, Galerie Daniel Maghen, 2013, 1st, 9782356740281, 14 inches, 10 inches, 88 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This beautiful, full color, clothbound, 88-page art book is signed and numbered to 500 copies, and accompanied by a matching signed and numbered print....

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Inside Moebius, Tome 4
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to 3500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Stardom, Paris, 2008, 1st, 9.6 inches, 7 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The original French edition--the true first edition. The fourth volume of Moebius' introspective, stream of consciousness comics. Appearances by Major...

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Flash by Benjamin
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Benjamin, Benjamin, Very Good+ (mild wear to the top and bottom edge), Xiao Pan, Paris, 2008, 2nd, 12.6 inches, 9.6 inches, 160 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, 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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Jean-Michel Charlier, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean-Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2016, 1st, 9782205076295, 16 inches, 12 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

A beautiful oversize (12 x 16 inch) black & white edition of this Blueberry graphic novel written & illustrated by Jean Giraud in 1999. This...

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Jean-Michel Charlier, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean-Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2016, 1st, 9782205076301, 16 inches, 12 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

A beautiful oversize (12 x 16 inch) black & white edition of this Blueberry graphic novel written & illustrated by Jean Giraud in 1999. This...

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Gesta Dei - Signed & Numbered
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Carlos Nine, Nine, Carlos, #832 of a limited edition signed by the artist, Fine, El Yeite Ilustrado, Buenos Aires, 2003, 1st thus, 12.2 inches, 8.5 inches, x, 107 pages, black & white, softcover, French wraps

Out of print. "Enciclopedia Grafica de los Asuntos Humanos y de las Cosa en General. Ordenada, Escrita y Dibujada por Carlos Nine de la Academia...

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Le Bandard Fou - First Printing
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+ (mild corner and shelfwear, binding sound), Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 1976, 1st, 12.7 inches, 9.4 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

The first printing of the original edition of this early Moebius graphic novel. Later editions would be published in color, but Moebius' hatch heavy ink...

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Revoir Paris - L'Exposition
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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Casterman, Paris, 2014, 1st, 13.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 98 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The out-of-print catalog of the great exhibition at la Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine. This exhibition explored the urban...

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Los Angeles - Deluxe Edition
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Sylvain Despretz, Despretz, Sylvain, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2020, 1st, 9791096315772, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 400 pages, 250 illustrations + 100 pages of storyboards, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

IN STOCK NOW ! The Deluxe Edition contains two books inserted in a beautiful slipcase : Los Angeles and Midnight Show . Los Angeles is...

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Thierry Martin, Martin, Thierry, One of 150 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Roeschwoog, France, Editions Black & White, 2020, 1st, 9791094988763, 6.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is the deluxe edition, signed and numbered by the author, with variant front and back covers, and a print of the classic cover. aka The Saucy...

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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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Ana Miralles, Miralles, Ana, Fine, Casal Solleric, Palma, 2007, 1st, 8.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 228 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

An impressive catalogue for the artist's comprehensive museum exhibition in Palma, Spain in 2007. The text is in Spanish, Catalan, and French (the French...

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