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.

 
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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Sequelles
  $42.00
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Hugues Micol, Micol, Hugues, Limited to 500 copies, Very Fine/Very Fine, Paris, Cornelius, 2008, 2nd (2015), 978-2360811007, 9.5 inches, 7.25 inches, 304 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The second book in the trilogy started by Romanji and concluded in Tumoltes. From the publisher: "3" opened on a man swallowing a fish and ended, at...

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Sept Psychopathes
  $29.00
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Sean Phillips, Shallow scratch on front cover, otherwise very fine., Vehlmann, Fabien, Phillips, Sean, Delcourt, 2007, 2nd, pictorial boards

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Seaside - Signed & Numbered
  $65.00
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François Avril, Avril, François, One of numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka / Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9782390410072, 10.75 inches, 11 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book presenting the recent paintings of illustrator and occasional bande dessinee artist Avril. This is a numbered limited edition with a...

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Science-Fiction Integrale
  $60.00
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Serge Clerc, Clerc, Serge, One of 2500 numbered copies signed by the artist on a bound-in color print, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2016, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 384 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An absolutely beautiful archival collection of Serge Clerc's science fiction comics, illustrations, posters, album and magazine covers. Reproduces some...

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Pixoloid Studios, Pixoloid Studios, Signed by artists Mark Molnar and Gaspar Gombos, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, France, Editions Caurette, 2019, 1st, 9791096315338, 8.5 inches, 12 inches, 282 pages, over 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by Mark Molnar and Gaspar Gombos! Art by Gaspar Gombos, Mark Molnar, David Metzger, Janos Gardos, Zsolt 'Mike' Szabados, Orsolya Villanyi,...

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Schweres Eis Voraus!
  $75.00
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Zdenek Burian, Aick, Gerhard, Burian, Zdenek, Near Fine, Vienna, Verlag Carl Ueberreuter, 1955, 240 pages, 1 color and 11 full-page black & white plates, map endpapers, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, German

Subtitled, "Der Kampf um die Nordwest-Passage" (The Struggle for the Northwest Passage). Pen and ink drawings by Burian of arctic adventurers. Text in German.

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Saubon, Le Petit Canard
  $45.00
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Very Fine, Carlos Nine, Nine, Carlos, Les Reveurs, 2009, 1st, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 120 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

This is Carlos' brand new album: a completely revised version of an album published in 2000. Le Canard qui aimait les Poules won Best Foreign Album at...

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Saturday Morning in NYC
  $20.00
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Antonio Lapone, Lapone, Antonio, Limited to 1000 numbered copies. This copy is also signed by the artist., Very Fine, Alain Beaulet, Paris, 2013, 1st, 6 inches, 4.25 inches, 28 pages, 25 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, French

A small fine press chapbook featuring 25 lovely, sophisticated, charming images. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Although uncalled for, this copy is...

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Sasmira 1
  $30.00
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Laurent Vicomte, VF, Vicomte, Laurent, Glenat, 2008, 9782723465861, pictorial boards, French

An old woman, a mysterious ring, a pale beauty at the turn of the century. The strange and romantic adventures of Stanislaus are reminiscent of "Somewhere...

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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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Sandokan, The Tiger of Malaysia
  $30.00
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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine, Paris, Casterman, 2009, 11.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 80 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An undiscovered series from Hugo Pratt. Pratt began this graphic novel about the same time as Corto Maltese, but when Corto took off, Pratt never returned...

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Michael Sanlaville, Sanlaville, Michael, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2020, 1st, 9782203172722, 12 inches, 9.2 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The sex and action and cartoonish violence are raised to the nth degree in the second volume of this new series written and illustrated by Michael...

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Michael Sanlaville, Sanlaville, Michael, Very light rubbing to covers otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2018, 1st, 978-2203124325, 12 inches, 9.2 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From Michael Sanlavalle, illustrator of Rocher Rouge and Le Fleur Vert, and co-creator of Lastman and Hollywood Jan (with Bastien Vives). San Antonio is...

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San-Antonio - Artbook
  $50.00
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François Boucq, Boucq, François, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Editions Champaka, 2018, 1st, 979-1034731008, 10.7 inches, 11 inches, 200 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A handsome art book presenting all 175 original watercolor illustrations by François Boucq for the new covers of the San Antonio novels written by...

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Denis Bodart, One of 350 numbered copies signed by both the artist and the author, VF, Streng, Alain, Bodart, Denis, Bedescope, 1985, 1st, lleather with an onlaid color plate

One of 350 numbered copies signed by both the artist and the author. A signed & numbered deluxe oversized edition of Denis Bodart's very first album....

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Saint-Germain Des Morts
  $40.00
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Denis Bodart, NF (mild surface wear), Streng, Alain, Bodart, Denis, Bedescope, 1985, 1st, pictorial boards

An early album by Bodart. A comedic adventure in contemporary Paris. Long out of print. Text in French.

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Sabre
  $29.00
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Eric Freres, Freres, Eric, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205079326, 7.4 inches, 9.3000000000000007 inches, 256 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

An impressive long form wordless graphic novel. Reminiscent of the Dawn of Man sequence in 2001: A Space Odyssey. From the publisher: 15,000 years...

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Sabbat
  $50.00
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Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Mosquito, 2013, 1st, 2352830834, 13.4 inches, 10 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, Italian, French

A collection of new Toppi illustrations and sketches on the theme of women/witches and demons with ironic lines written by the artist: "Witches are not ugly...

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Rubicoeur - Plaque
  $50.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Paris, Moebius Production, 2021, 12.7 inches, 9.1 inches, color

A 23 x 32 cm (9.1" x 12.7") 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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Royal Aubrac, Tome 1
  $29.00
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Very Fine, Nicolas Sure, Bec, Christophe, Sure, Nicolas, Vents D'Ouest, 2011, 9782749306155, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Evocative, naturalistic depictions of a French asylum and surrounding countryside in the early 20th century. From the artist of Wadlow and Neverland....

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Christian Rossi, Rossi, Christian, 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

From the publisher: Exceptionally gifted draftsman, Christian Rossi has worked with the greatest: Jean-Michel Charlier Serge Le Tendre, through...

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Rose Et Isabel
  $45.00
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Ted Mathot, Mathot, Ted, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Akileos, Paris, 2008, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A French edition of Pixar story supervisor Ted Mathot's self-published graphic novel. Published in black & white in the U.S., this edition has...

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Jim Holdaway, VF/VF, O'Donnell, Peter, Holdaway, Jim, Futuropolis, 1984, boards

One of the very few collections of this strip from the creators of Modesty Blaise. A four years before Modesty Blaise, O'Donnell and Holdaway created this...

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Jim Holdaway, VF/VF, O'Donnell, Peter, Holdaway, Jim, Futuropolis, 1983, boards

One of the very few collections of this strip from the creators of Modesty Blaise. Four years before Modesty Blaise, O'Donnell and Holdaway created this...

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Very Fine, Renart, Borg, Eric, Renart, Casterman, 2012, 1st, 9782203043350, 2203043350, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Not everyone died in the cliffhanger at the end of the first volume; in this second book, a survivor returns to the island, looking for the truth. Terrible...

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Rocher Rouge
  $25.00
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Eric Borg, Mickael Sanlaville, Borg, Eric, Sanlaville, Mickael, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2009, 11 inches, 7.5 inches, 120 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

By Mickael Sanlaville, co-creator of Lastman and artist of Le Fleur Vert. "It's the mask of Maboukou... A legend of our country that dates back to...

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Daniel Torres, Torres, Daniel, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2005, 1st, 978-1-59307-427-2, 11.875 inches, 8.75 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Shape-shifting robots! An interstellar conspiracy! Who can be trusted? Rocco Vargas betrayed! In the world of the...

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Alex Raymond, Raymond, Alex, Near Fine/Very Good+ (boards slightly bowed, several small dings & nicks to dust jacket), Pollischansky, Vienna, 1985, 1st, 15.5 inches, 11.25 inches, 112 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth, German, English

The text in the strip is in the original English, with the German translation running below the strip. 422 black & white dailies - from 10/28/48...

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Rip Kirby #14: Gunpowder Dreams
  $12.00
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Alex Raymond, NF (corners rubbed), Raymond, Alex, Pacific Comics Club, 1980, 1st, color wraps

"Daily strips 27 Mar 50 - 10 Jun 50." A complete story.

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Rip Kirby #12: A Pack Of Lies
  $12.00
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Alex Raymond, NF, Raymond, Alex, Pacific Comics Club, 1980, 1st, color wraps, English

"Daily strips 5 Sept - 3 Dec 49." A complete story.

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Alex Raymond, VG+, Raymond, Alex, Pacific Comics Club, 1980, 1st, color wraps, English

"Daily strips 23 May - 3 Sept 49." A complete story.

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RGH: Robot Giant Hazard
  $25.00
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Ruben, VF, Ruben & Carlos, Ruben, Glenat, 2006, 1st, pictorial boards, Spanish

Text in Spanish.

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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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One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Mathieu Reynes, Reynes, Mathieu, Comix Buro, 2013, 1st, 978-2-916518-68-8, Softcover, wraps, French

Includes tributes to American superheroes, Star Wars, Game of Thrones, as well as sketches for Reynes' own works, Giant Fear (Le Peur Geante) and Alter Ego....

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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2016, 1st, 9782203097261, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The conclusion of this two part story wherein the creators of Les Cités Obscures imagine a Paris of the future. From the publisher: A wonderful...

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Revoir Paris, Tome 1
  $29.00
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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Very Fine, Paris, Casterman, 2014, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The creators of Les Cités Obscures offer us their vision of Paris in the future. February 2156. Kârinh was born in the Ark, a space colony...

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Revoir Paris - L'Exposition
  $100.00
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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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Revoir Corfu
  $25.00
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Jean-Yves Ferri, VF, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Fluide Glacial, 2004, pictorial boards, French

Text in French.

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Reves & Portraits
  $50.00
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Very Fine, Yoshitaka Amano, Amano, Yoshitaka, Zanpano, 2010, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of original illustrations. Portraits offers us a series of drawings on exhibition for six months at Le Maison Autrique in Brussels....

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Ludo Lullabi, Lullabi, Ludo, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2015, 1st, 9782344001608, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 68 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

English title: Return to the Center of the Earth Vol. 2: The Pillars of No'or From the publisher: A remix of a Jules Verne classic! Our heroes are...

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Ludo Lullabi, Lullabi, Ludo, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2013, 1st, 9782723495264, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 68 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

English title: Return to the Center of the Earth, Vol. 1: The Song of the Abyss From the publisher: A remix of a Jules Verne classic! During an ocean...

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Retour a Killybegs
  $30.00
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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Rue De Sevres, 2019, 1st, 9782369819028, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 164 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic novel written, illustrated and colored by Pierre Alary based upon the novel by Sorj Chalandon. Alary's two albums, Mon Traitre and Retour a...

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Limited to 200 copies, Very Fine, Michel Gourdon, Gourdon, Michel, Association des Amis de Michel Gourdon, 2012, 1st, 9782746652873, Softcover, wraps, French

A collection of gouache paintings by Michel Gourdon for French publishers (1950s-1990s) book and magazine covers: horror, espionage, adventure, crime, war,...

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Didier Cassegrain, Cassegrain, Didier, One of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Comix Buro, Paris, 2007, 1st, 15.75 inches, 11.8 inches

Beautifully printed on a medium weight uncoated stock.

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Recueil Spirou Tome 358
  $35.00
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Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9791034737673, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 516 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Le Journal Spirou issues #4189 to 4199. Serialized stories including Zorgub by Jose Luis Munuera, Zombillenium by Arthur de Pins, Harmony by Mathieu Reynes,...

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Recueil Spirou Tome 356
  $35.00
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Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9791034736409, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 516 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Le Journal Spirou issues #4170 to 4178. Serialized stories including Spirou et Fantasio by Emile Bravo, Zombillenium by Arthur de Pins, Ralph Azham by Lewis...

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Reanimator
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Calvez, Lovecraft, H.P., Calvez, Delcourt, 2008, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Text in French.

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