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.

 
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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Frank Miller, Miller, Frank, Limited to 3,000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Urban Comics, Paris, 2014, 1st, 12 inches, 8 inches, 240 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The Dark Knight Returns. The first black & white edition of this classic Batman story! To celebrate 75 years of Batman, Urban Comics in Paris...

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Zidrou, Enrico Marini, Zidrou, Marini, Enrico, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (bumped top left and bottom left corner, minor shelf ware and scratches) , Paris, Dargaud, 2017, 1st, 978-2505070832, 12.8 inches, 8.5 inches, 72 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Enrico Marini's original Batman album. This is a first printing of the original French edition which preceded the American edition. It is printed in the...

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Zidrou, Enrico Marini, Zidrou, Marini, Enrico, Mild bump to top spine, otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2017, 1st, 978-2505071211, 12.8 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The Limited Collector Edition of Enrico Marini's original Batman album. This is a first printing of this original French edition which preceded the...

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Zidrou, Enrico Marini, Zidrou, Marini, Enrico, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 978-2505071389, 12.8 inches, 8.5 inches, 72 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Enrico Marini's original Batman album. This is a first printing of the original French edition which preceded the American edition. It is also two inches...

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Noël Simsolo, Olivier Balez, Simsolo, Noël, Balez, Olivier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344012376, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The artist Olivier Balez is best known in the U.S. for his graphic novel translated into English by Nobrow as Robert Moses: The Master Builder of New York...

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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, One of 150 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Folle Image, Paris, 2004, 1st, 10.75 inches, 8 inches, black & white

A special drawing of Belladone by Alary created especially for this exlibris.

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, One of 150 numbered copies signed by Ange and Alary, Very Fine, Hobby Folie, Paris, 2004, 1st, 8.25 inches, 8.25 inches, two-color

A special drawing of Belladone by Alary created especially for this exlibris.

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Belladone Exlibris #3 - Signed
  $35.00
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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Folle Image, Paris, 2004, 1st, 10.75 inches, 8 inches, black & white

A special drawing of Belladone by Alary created especially for this exlibris. Beautifully printed with deep blacks on cardstock.

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Belladone Promotional Poster
  $45.00
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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Fine (factory folded, unused), Toulon, Soleil, 2005, 47 inches, 15.75 inches, color, French

A huge 16 x 47 inch poster for Belladone.

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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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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Inscribed by both the writer and the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2004, 1st, 2845658591, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 96 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Inscribed by both the writer and the artist. Inscribed by the writer on the first page: "Une histoire ecrite a la pointe de l'epee...et signee d'un...

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Inscribed by the artist with a full-page pencil drawing, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (bump to the tail of the spine end with a small 1/8" scrape, corners very lightly bumped, interior Very Fine), Toulon, Soleil, 2004, 1st, 2845658591, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 96 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Inscribed by the artist with a nice full-page pencil drawing of Belladone and dated in the year of publication: 2004! This Limited edition is long out...

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Inscribed by the artist with a full page drawing, 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 copy has a big, full-page pencil and watercolor dedicace by the artist. This...

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, One of 200 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Folle Image, Paris, 2004, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This very deluxe edition of Belladone, limited to 200 copies, consists of: The album in a cloth binding, special covers, plus eight-pages of sketches...

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, One of 200 numbered copies signed by the artist, Upper corners bumped otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Folle Image, Paris, 2004, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This very deluxe edition of Belladone, limited to 200 copies, consists of: -The album in a cloth binding, special covers, eight-pages of sketches and...

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Limited to 200 copies signed by the artist, Very Good, issued without dustjacket (the boards are peeking thru at three spots at the spine ends where the cloth is worn, upper corners are bumped and worn,, Folle Image, Paris, 2004, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe edition of Belladone, limited to 200 copies, features a cloth spine, special covers, eight-pages of sketches and studies, and is signed by...

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Belladone, Tome 2: Maxime
  $20.00
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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2005, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Marie and Maxime pursue the would-be assassin of Louis XIV who escaped them at the end of Tome 1. Like the first volume, this volume has several great...

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Belladone, Tome 3: Louis
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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2007, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The finale to the 3-part storyline. Pierre Alary is a former animator at Disney's studio in France. His work is fluid and nimble and full of charm. Text...

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Belles de Nuit
  $95.00
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Olivier Ledroit, Ledroit, Olivier, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Les Editions Nickel, Viry-Châtillon, 2013, 978-2-9144-2049-5, 13.3 inches, 10.5 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, decorative cloth, French

An entire book devoted to Olivier Ledroit's paintings of women. Nudity. Several foldouts. Preface by Michel-Édouard Leclerc and an afterword by...

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Bere Kakerlaak Ex-Libris
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Fantasmagories, 5.875 inches, 8.25 inches

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Upper corners lightly bumped, all other corners sharp, otherwise Fine., Joe Kubert, Kubert, Joe, Gilou, 1986, 1st, 2905146036, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Out of print. The French edition of Kubert's "Tales of the Green Beret" comic strip.

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Bertail Sketchbook - Numbered
  $30.00
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Dominique Bertail, Bertail, Dominique, One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Comix Buro, Paris, 2015, 1st, 8.7 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

Dominique Bertail is a comic book artist (Ghost Money, Shandy), illustrator (Bayard, Fluide Glacial, Casterman), and storyboard artist (advertising and...

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Beta ...Civilisations, Volume 1
  $70.00
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Jens Harder, Harder, Jens, Very Fine, Actes Sud, Paris, 2014, 1st, 12.25 inches, 8 inches, 368 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An incredible tome. The history of the world, from the emergence of the earliest human civilizations to 1 A.D., told in thousands of pictures, with very few...

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