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, 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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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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Veronique Fromanger, Rembrandt Bugatti, Fromanger, Veronique, Bugatti, Rembrandt, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Paris, Les Editions De l'Amateur, 2016, 1st thus, 978-2859175603, 12.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 392 pages, over 800 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The most extensive retrospective on this famous Italian sculptor Rembrandt Bugatti, known primarily for his breathtaking wildlife bronzes. Includes a...


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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Ange, Patrick Renault, Charlie Adlard, Ange, Patrick Renault, Adlard, Charlie, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2019, 1st, 15 inches, 10.5 inches, 72 pages, black & white with 16 pages in color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Charlie Adlard was kind enough to sign this copy for us. This limited oversize deluxe edition reproduces the entire 52-page graphic novel from Adlard's...

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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.

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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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Arzak, Arpenteur - Plaque
  $125.00
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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...

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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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Kiraz, Kiraz, Near Fine (mild wear, very flat, tight, clean), Denoel, Paris, 1978, 1st, 10.7 inches, 9 inches, 32 pages, 27 color cartoons, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From 1978, Kiraz's first collection of Playboy cartoons. 27 cartoons selected from his first eight years with the magazine. Captions in French.


Jean-Baptiste Monge, Monge, Jean-Baptiste, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Goblin's Way, Wentworth-Nord, QC, Canada, 2016, 2nd 2018, 13.25 inches, 10 inches, 148 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, decorative cloth, English

Jean-Baptiste Monge's first fantasy art book in English! Self-published by Monge, this art book is beautifully designed and lushly produced, with...


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
  $100.00
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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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