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.

 
L'Irresistible Ascension
  $75.00
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Serge Clerc, Clerc, Serge, Very Fine, Paris, Editions Reporter, 1999, 1st, 2908710137, 9.2 inches, 6.4 inches, 80 pages, two-color illustrations, softcover, French wraps, French

I am a huge fan of Serge Clerc and this special edition is a showcase of his finer qualities: a bold graphic clear line; wit, appeal, and joie de vivre....

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Very Fine, Art Ludique, Le Musee, Paris, 2015, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 228 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

A profusely illustrated catalog to the 2015 Paris museum exhibition. All text is in both French and English. The museum's description:...

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Monde Mutant - Signed
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Jan Strnad, Richard Corben, Strnad, Jan, Corben, Richard, Signed and dated 12-13-19 by Jan Strnad on his Preface page, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Campus, Bayonne, France, 1983, 2nd, 11.6 inches, 8.9 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The French edition of Mutant World. Includes eight pages not published in the original serialization in Warren's 1984. Individual Prefaces by Strnad and...

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Pierre Lambert, Lambert, Pierre, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Huginn & Muninn (les Editions Granovsky), Paris, 2017, 1st, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 240 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Pierre Lambert's latest Disney Animation art book following Sleeping Beauty, The Jungle Book, and Snow White . Like those volumes, this volume is...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Limited to 1800 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2-302-06507-9, 15 inches, 10.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This limited oversize deluxe edition reproduces Barbucci's inked pages before coloring, as well as 15-pages of color and black & white sketches. From...

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Massimiliano Frezzato, Frezzato, Massimiliano, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Strasbourg, Editions Caurette, 2018, 1st, 979-1096315161, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 384 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Frezzato's Les Gardiens du Maser (Keepers of the Maser) collected for the first time. The complete six album epic in one book! Plus 30 pages about the...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Limited to 1600 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2-302-06986-2, 15 inches, 10.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This limited oversize deluxe edition reproduces Barbucci's inked pages before coloring, as well as 15-pages of color and black & white sketches. From...

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Gainsbourg (Hors Champ)
  $75.00
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Joann Sfar, Sfar, Joann, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2010, 11.7 inches, 9.2 inches, 451 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

Joann Sfar delivers in this book event the entire history of Gainsbourg that he has wanted to tell for a long time. A story told in comics and story boards....

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Tueur de Monde
  $75.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+ (front free endpaper trimmed along the topedge, mild wear to the covers, interior Fine), Casterman, Paris, 1988, 1st thus, 10 inches, 7.5 inches, 48 pages, 43 panels in full color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The front free endpaper of this copy has been trimmed along the topedge. And the top edge of the front endpaper has been roughly cut with some chips....

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Didier Cassegrain, Cassegrain, Didier, #174 of the first 900 copies which are numbered & signed by the artist, Very Fine, Comix Buro, Paris, 2009, 1st, 8.75 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color, softcover, wraps, French

Out of print. One of the first 900 copies which were numbered & signed by the artist. A second collection of drawings, character designs, and color...

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Ziblyne et Bettie
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Denis Sire, Sire, Denis, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (light bumps to lower corners and spine ends, two large tears to the dustjacket), Paris, Les Humanoides Associes, 1992, 1st, 9782731610444, 12.5 inches, 9.4 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"a very strange and fancy story." Denis Sire redrew a large part of his original 'Bois Willys' stories for this 1992 edition. In addition, this features...

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Yves Chaland, Chaland, Yves, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka Brussels / Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9782390410027, 12.7 inches, 9.3000000000000007 inches, 384 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Yves Chaland: A Life in Drawings" This book is incredible and a must-have for any fan of Chaland. It presents over 300 originals chronologically, "scanned...

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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Near Fine (light wear to the edges, very flat, clean, unused), Leuven, Belgium, Beeld Beeld, 2010, 1st, 9781151022219, 47 inches, 33 inches, color

The poster of the Charles Burns Expo (exhibition) at M -- Museum Leuven or simply M -- an art museum in the inner city of Leuven, Belgium, in the super...

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Tex Avery
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Patrick Brion, Tex Avery, Brion, Patrick, Avery, Tex, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (top edge of dustjacket lightly rubbed), Paris, Chene, 1984, 2nd 2000, 9782851083715, 12.5 inches, 10 inches, 176 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, French

A detailed filmography of every one of Avery's films for Warner Bros., MGM & Universal. Each entry includes credits, synopsis, and a frame from the...

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Bastien Vives, Vives, Bastien, Fine in Near Fine to Fine dustjackets (occasional slight rubbing to some dustjackets), Paris, Delcourt, 2012-2013, 7.2 inches, 5.2 inches, 6 x 192 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, French

A series of comic strips by Bastien Vivès, collected thematically: Video Games, Family, Love, The Blogosphere, War, and Comic Books. We have six of...

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Phil Cordier, Thierry Martin, Cordier, Phil, Martin, Thierry, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Komics Initiative, Notre-Dame-d'Oé, 2021, 1st, 9 inches, 6.75 inches, 96 pages, duotone illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A new, very limited pulp story, illustrated by the French bd creator, illustrator, and storyboard artist Thierry Martin. An illustrated novella in French....

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Moebius, and et al
Aedena Le Catalogue Hiver 85-86
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Moebius, et al, Moebius, et al, Very Good+ (mild wear, very flat, tight, clean), Aedena, Paris, 1985, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 16 pages, 43 color and 27 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

Moebius' own 1980s publishing house which produced art books, portfolios, posters, prints, postcards during its run. It not only published work by Moebius,...

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Les Doodles De Franquin, Tome 1
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Limited to numbered copies, Very Fine, Andre Franquin, Franquin, Andre, Marsu, 2003, 1st, 9782912536617, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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Le Trombone Illustre
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Limited to 6000 numbered copies, Very Fine, Andre Franquin, Franquin, Andre, Marsu, 2005, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of Franquin cartoons for Le Trombone magazine. Franquin created elaborate Aragones-like comic scenes incorporating the magazine title into the...

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Un Monstre Par Semaine
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Limited to 6000 numbered copies, Very Fine, Andre Franquin, Franquin, Andre, Marsu, 2005, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"A Monster a Week." A collection of Franquin cartoons. Text in French.

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Andre Juilliard, VF, Juilliard, Andre, Chasse-Maree, 2007, 1st, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Text in French.

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Outre Tombe Coffret
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Richard Di Martino, VF in a NF slipcase (one small bump to edge of slipcase), Leturgie, Jean and Simon, Di Martino, Richard, Vents d'Ouest, pictorial boards, French

A slipcased set of the first three volumes of this series: a great gory horror comedy Belgian-style. In volume one, college kids partying in a big house must...

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Le Monstres De Franquin 2
  $70.00
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Limited to 4000 numbered copies, Very Fine, Andre Franquin, Franquin, Andre, Marsu, 2003, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Limited to 4000 numbered copies. A collection of Franquin sketches in pencil and ink. Also available:  ...

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Beta ...Civilisations, Volume 1
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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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Alpha ...Directions
  $70.00
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Jens Harder, Harder, Jens, Very Fine, Paris, Actes Sud, 2009, 12.25 inches, 8 inches, 360 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The history of the world, from the Big Bang to the emergence of the earliest humans, told in thousands of pictures, with very few words. In this album of...

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Zoo - La Visite
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Philippe Bonifay, Frank Pe, Bonifay, Philippe, Pe, Frank, Very Fine/Very Fine, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2009, 10.75 inches, 11 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

An art book exploring the work of animalier Frank Pe and the world of Zoo, the best-selling comic series by Frank Pe and Philippe Bonifay. From the...

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Tony Sandoval, Sandoval, Tony, Limited to 666 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Paquet, Geneva, 2015, 1st, 12 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe edition is limited to 666 copies. Tony's latest graphic novel mixes watercolor painted pages and inked pages which were colored later. This...

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Matthieu Bonhomme, Bonhomme, Matthieu, Very Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2014, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.4 inches, 256 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Collects all five volumes of the first cycle, or story arc, in one volume, in a slightly larger format, in black and white, with pages specially reworked by...

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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, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2017, 1st, 9782800174808, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 336 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An absolutely beautiful archival collection of Serge Clerc's "noir" comics, illustrations, posters, album and magazine covers, and ex-libris. Reproduces...

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Yokai
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Shigeru Mizuki, Mizuki, Shigeru, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Cornelius, 2017, 1st, 978-2360810901, 9.5 inches, 12 inches, 208 pages, 32 full-page color and 166 full-page black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A beautifully produced collection of 32 full-page color and 166 full-page black & white illustrations by Shigeru Mizuki of yokai. This 208-page...

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Blutch: Un Autre Paysage
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Blutch, Blutch, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrink wrap, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205079586, 12.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 240 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Blutch Drawings 1994-2018" A beautiful art book and exhibition catalog of Blutch drawings in a variety of media, with more drawings than have ever been...

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L'Art de Morris
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Morris, Morris, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2015, 9782884713672, 11.8 inches, 11 inches, 312 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A massive art book devoted to Maurice de Bevere (1923-2001) better known as "Morris" and his most popular creation Lucky Luke. Published to coincide with a...

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Philippe Dupuy, Dupuy, Philippe, Limited to 2400 copies with a signed & numbered print laid in, Very Fine in Very Fine sleeve in publisher's shrinkwrap, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9791034736263, 9.25 inches, 6.7 inches, 128 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, decorative boards, French

"A History of Art 2: Painting" This volume is a biography of artists Man Ray and Marcel Duchamp by Philippe Dupuy (half of the team of...

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Coverama: Alternate Worlds
  $70.00
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Marc Simonetti, Simonetti, Marc, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Bragelonne, 2015, 1st, 9782811216290, 12.8 inches, 9.7 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, wraps

Marc Simonetti (born in 1977) is a French conceptual artist and illustrator. He worked on Valérian and the city of a thousand planets with Luc Besson...

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Malaises
  $65.00
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Gus Bofa, VF, Bofa, Gus, Cornelius, 2001, pictorial boards, French

Text in French.

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Didier Conrad, VF, Yann, Conrad, Didier, Dargaud, 2010, 1st, French

The third story arc: "The U.S.A. Cycle." Three albums in a single volume. This collection features extra spot illustrations throughout and an extra 16-page...

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Dessins de Nuit
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Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Charles Berberian, Berberian, Charles, Barbier & Mathon, 2013, 1st, Softcover, wraps, French

Sketchbook drawings by Berberian (the Berberian of Dupuy-Berberian). Sketches of women and men, places, interior scenes, fantasies. There are sections...

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Signed by the artist, Very Good to Near Fine (the corners of the books are bumped otherwise the books are Very Fine), Kristof Spaey, Spaey, Kristof, KS Books, 2015, 1st, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 152 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the back cover: A stunningly beautiful woman, an evocative title and a sensational blurb, those were the (not so) secret ingredients of the American...

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Marie-Ange Guillaume, Jean-Marie Pigeon, Guillaume, Marie-Ange, Pigeon, Jean-Marie, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Paris, Christian Desbois Editions, 1995, 1st, 291015002X, 12 inches, 9 inches, 72 pages, 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 sculptors' many...

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Ranx - Re/Incarnations
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Tanino Liberatore, Liberatore, Tanino, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2017, 1st, 978-2344006092, 14.25 inches, 11 inches, 208 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An all-new oversize art book devoted to Liberatore and Ranx AKA Ranxerox! Over 200 color and black & white illustrations! From the publisher:...

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Ladies - Signed & Numbered
  $65.00
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Philippe Berthet, Berthet, Philippe, One of 2500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka / Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9782390410065, 10.75 inches, 11 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book exploring the illustrative work of bande dessinee artist Berthet (Pin-Up). This is a numbered limited edition with a removable art print signed...

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Seaside - Signed & Numbered
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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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#Hardcover 2
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2021, 1st, 9791096315758, 12 inches, 8 inches, 184 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

From our friends in France and their blockbuster Kickstarter campaign. From the publisher: Last year (in 2019), we started like this: "The...

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

A dissection filled with archival material.

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Nouvel Etat Des Stocks
  $60.00
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Enki Bilal, VF/VF, Bilal, Enki, Casterman, 2006, 9782203353336, pictorial boards

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Adrien Demont, Signed by the artist with a drawing, VF/VF, Demont, Adrien, Scutella, 2009, 1st, 9782918111009, pictorial boards, French

Signed by the artist with a drawing (Samples of drawings shown above).

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Very Fine, CFSL Ink / Ankama, 2008, Softcover, vinyl wraps, French, Spanish, English, Japanese

Since its inception in 2002, the Café Salé website and association has grown to over 15,000 members and become the largest community of...

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Fils De Chine
  $60.00
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Fine, Paul Gillon, Lecureux, Roger, Gillon, Paul, Glenat, 2007, Hardcover, pictorial boards

"The Long March of Mao is depicted as seen through the personage of young Tao, water carrier from Canton. "This major historical event of the twentieth...

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