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.

 
Zep, and et al
Titeuf, Le Film - Art Book
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Zep, et al, Zep, et al, Very Fine in Very Fine Dustjacket, Glenat, Grenoble, 2011, 1st, 9.4, 11.5, 160, color and B&W, Hardcover, boards

A Chronicle style animation art book for the French animated feature film written & directed by Zep and based upon his album series. Titeuf is a hugely...

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VF, Didier Conrad, Yann, Conrad, Didier, Dargaud, 2011, 1st, Hardcover, Pictorial boards, French

Includes albums "Matricule Triple Zero" and "Shukumei" as well as 34 pages of sketches, pencil, and two pages of information on the creation of the series.

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Jeanne & Cecile
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Jean-Pierre Gibrat, Gibrat, Jean-Pierre, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2011, 10.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 120 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards with dust jacket, French

One of my favorite books, full of lush loose watercolor portaits of these two heroines in occupied France. Jean-Pierre Gibrat's graphic novels featuring...

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Very Fine, CFSL Ink / Ankama, 2011, 2nd, Hardcover, embossed pictorial boards, French

"March 11, 2011, Japan was hit by one of the worst earthquakes in its history. We watched the disaster live, we have all been touched by the images....

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Tchernobyl 25 Ans Apres
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Very Fine in Fine dust jacket, Iloe and Carlos Pardo, Pardo, Iloe and Carlos, CFSL Ink / Ankama, 2011, 1st, Hardcover, boards, French

This is a fascinating and haunting series of pictures of Chernobyl. After the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in 1986 the near-by town of Prypiat,...

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Very Fine, Milo Manara, Manara, Milo, BFB Editions, 2000, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Spanish, Italian, German, French, English

An excellent collection of 52 Manara paintings for every domestic and foreign edition of his work. The very minimal text is in English, French, German,...

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Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (small tears and mild edgewear to dustjacket), Alain Littaye Editions, Paris, 1983, 1st, 13.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 96 pages, 53 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, French

Memories of the 20th Century... A tribute to twelve of the top artists in bande dessinee. This deluxe large format clothbound hardcover collects 53...

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Very Fine, CFSL Ink / Ankama, 2012, 1st, Softcover, vinyl wraps, English, French

The sixth edition of this excellent illustration anthology is a real winner with a ton of crowd-pleasing images. More than 600 works by 185 artists are...

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Les Professionnels
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Very Fine, Carlos Gimenez, Gimenez, Carlos, Fluide Glacial, 2012, 1st thus, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Carlos Gimenez' autobiographical tales of his debut as a cartoonist working in a bustling comic book studio in Barcelona ​​in the sixties. This is a complete...

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Petra Cherie
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Very Fine, Micheluzzi, Micheluzzi, Mosquito, 2012, 2352830087, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A classic Micheluzzi series from the 1980s following the adventures of a beautiful heroine traversing a Europe devastated by the Great War in service of a...

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Phil Perfect - l'Integrale
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Very Fine, Serge Clerc, Clerc, Serge, Dupuis, 2012, 9782800155708, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

A swell archival collection of Serge Clerc's Phil Perfect, every comic story, illustration, seriograph, portfolio plate, and bookplate, along with...

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Signed and dated 2014 by the artist, Very Fine, Didier Crisse and JD Morvan, Nicolas Keramidas, Crisse and Morvan, Didier, Keramidas, Nicolas, Soleil, 2013, 1st, 9782302024854, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Nico signed and dated this copy 2014 when he was a guest at the Big Wow Comic Fest! Also titled, "Luuna Storyboard, Tome 8: L'Attrapeur de reves" The...

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Lumières du Jour
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Near Fine/Near Fine (dustjacket lightly rubbed, spine sunned, otherwise tight, clean), Jacques de Loustal, Loustal, Jacques de, Les Humanoides Associes, 1988, 1st, 2731606460, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of 100 color and 15 black & white illustrations by the French comic book artist and commercial illustrator Loustal. Paintings, pastels, and...

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Alberto Becattini, Bob Lubbers, Becattini, Alberto, Lubbers, Bob, Fine (unread, tight, and clean), Glamour International Associated, Firenze, 2001, 1st, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English, Italian


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Limited to 3500 copies, Near Fine (pinhole along front cover joint, otherwise Very Fine), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Stardom, 2007, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The third volume of Moebius' stream of consciousness comics. Appearances by Major Fatale, Blueberry, Arzach, Malvina, and other characters, and Moebius...

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Vincent, Mon Frere Mort-Vivant
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Thierry Martin, Mathis, Jean-Marc, Martin, Thierry, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2005, 1st, 2845659091, 13.5 inches, 10 inches, 78 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Thierry Martin has a growing cult following among comic book and animation artists but has yet to break through with a mainstream bestseller. This...

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Merveilleux!
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Very Fine, CFSL Ink, Paris, 2013, 1st, 12.4 inches, 10 inches, 128 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English, French

Full color illustrations by Annette Marnat, Tony Sandoval, Wouter Tulp, Bobby Chiu, Clément Lefevre, Charles Champeau, Carine M, Elian Black'Mor,...

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Jazz n Fun Club - Signed Print
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Juanjo Guarnido, Guarnido, Juanjo, Limited to 2000 copies. This copy has been signed by the artist., Light crease at one corner otherwise Very Fine, Granit Associes, Rennes, 2011, 1st, 20 inches, 40 inches

A 100x50cm print with spot varnish. Released at the 2011 Angoulême festival. This print was signed by the artist for us.

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Les Parisiennes
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Kiraz, Kiraz, Fine issued without dust jacket in publisher's shrink wrap, Larousse, Paris, 2014, 1st, 12 inches, 10.5 inches, 256 pages, over 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This latest book on Kiraz is a large coffee table art book featuring over 250 works, most never before published. Preface by Christian Lacroix . The...

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Noël Simsolo, Frederic Bezian, Simsolo, Noël, Bezian, Frederic, One of 999 numbered copies, Very Fine, issued without a dustjacket, Glenat, Grenoble, 2014, 1st, 13.5 inches, 10.25 inches, 80 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This special edition is numbered and limited to 999 copies! It is a large format book, entirely in black and white, that pays tribute to the beautiful art...

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Katsuhiro Otomo, Otomo, Katsuhiro, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2016, 15.75 inches, 23.5 inches, color

This "Prestige" variant of the official festival poster is printed on a thicker, mat stock. It showcases Katsuhiro Otomo's original illustration created...

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L'art du Canard
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interDuck, interDuck, Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2016, 1st, 9782344015025, 11 inches, 10 inches, 512 pages, over 500 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards

What if the greatest works of art from around the world had not been made by human beings but by... ducks? This is the question that these artists...

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Science-Fiction Integrale
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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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Taï-Marc Le Thanh, Rebecca Dautremer, Le Thanh, Taï-Marc, Dautremer, Rebecca, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Editions Tishina, Paris, 2015, 1st, 13 inches, 11.75 inches, 160 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of published and unpublished finished works, illustrations, designs, drawings, sketches by the French graphic designer and illustrator. Over...

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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Very Fine, Musée des Arts et Métiers, Paris, 2016, 1st, 23.75 inches, 15.75 inches, color

Schuiten created this fantastic poster for the Machines à dessiner (Drawing Machines) exhibition at the Musée des Arts et Métiers...

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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Fine, issued without dustjacket, le Cycliste, Bordeaux, 2003, 1st, 9.75 inches, 6.6 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, Spanish

This is the original edition published in France in 2003. This is the Spanish edition (however there are only two pages of text). This was a completely...

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Tanino Liberatore, Liberatore, Tanino, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2017, 1st, 978-2723489744, 11.6 inches, 8.5 inches, 264 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An archival collection of Liberatore's non-Ranx comics stories. From 1974 to 2016, including unpublished pages, pencil pages and finished pages,...

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Le Jardin des Couleurs
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Will, Will, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket issued in publisher's shrink wrap, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2012, 10.75 inches, 11 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book exploring the illustrative work of bande dessinee artist Will. Through drafts, sketches, drawings and paintings, this art book shows all...

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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Good+ (moderate crease to the cover), Les Editions Rmn-Grand Palais, Paris, 2018, 978-2711871025, 9.5 inches, 10.25 inches, 240 pages, 450 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, French

Hugo Pratt, Horizon Lines, an exhibition catalogue published on the occasion of the eponymous exhibition from April 2018 to March 2019 at the Musée...

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Yokaido
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Shigeru Mizuki, Mizuki, Shigeru, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Cornelius, 2018, 1st, 978-2360811441, 9.5 inches, 12 inches, 128 pages, 110 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Utagawa Hiroshige is undoubtedly, with Hokusai, one of the most recognized Japanese artists in the art of printmaking. Born in 1797,...

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L'Age d'Or Tome 1
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Cyril Pedrosa, Pedrosa, Cyril, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2018, 1st, 979-1034730353, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 232 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Pedrosa's new graphic novel is both medieval saga and utopian political fable. The look of the book is halfway between a picture book and a comic book....

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Joann Sfar, Sfar, Joann, Bump to lower rear corner otherwise 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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Frezzato Esquisses
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Massimiliano Frezzato, Frezzato, Massimiliano, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Editions USA, 2001, 1st, 2-914409-11-7, 17.25 inches, 13.5 inches, 86 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Frezzato's Keepers of the Maser Volume 4 This sketchbook presents the original rough pencil pages for all of Volume 4 along with sketches, layouts, and...

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Antonio Lapone, Lapone, Antonio, Limited to 1000 copies. This copy is signed by the artist with a sketch., Near Fine (light wear), Galerie Champaka, Brussels, 2012, 1st, 8.7 inches, 8.6 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps

Signed by the artist with a sketch. An art book from the gallery in Brussels. Text in English, French, and Italian.

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Al Severin, Severin, Al, #42 of 150 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, La Grande Ourse, Landenne, 2010, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 36 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps

This 2010 offering from the Belgian fan association La Grande Ourse is a fantastic sketchbook by Belgian illustrator and bande dessinée artist Al...

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Alain Ayroles, Juanjo Guarnido, Ayroles, Alain, Guarnido, Juanjo, Very Fine with Very Fine obi band in publisher's shrinkwrap, Paris, Delcourt, 2019, 1st, 9782413019534, 13.4 inches, 10 inches, 168 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This special "Édition Noir & Blanc" features: -Juanjo's finished pencil pages prior to the application of watercolor. -An eight page...

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Sumographie
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David Prudhomme, Prudhomme, David, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2019, 1st, 9782302079014, 11.2 inches, 11.2 inches, 206 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Regarded as demigods in Japan, sumo wrestlers are also a source of fascination well beyond Japanese borders. But the world inhabited...

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Monde Mutant
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Jan Strnad, Richard Corben, Strnad, Jan, Corben, Richard, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Bayonne, France, Campus Editions, 1983, 11.6 inches, 8.9 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautiful, pristine condition, hardcover French edition of Mutant World. Includes eight pages not published in the original serialization in Warren's...

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Jean-Yves Ferri, Didier Conrad, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Conrad, Didier, Bump to the top of the spine otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Les Editions Albert Rene, Paris, 2015, 9782864973232, 14.6 inches, 10.5 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The entire album by Conrad and Ferri: in rough pencil form AND finished color, as well as 32 pages of sketches and behind-the-scenes material. From the...

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Jean-Yves Ferri, Didier Conrad, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Conrad, Didier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Editions Albert Rene, Paris, 2017, 9782864973287, 14.6 inches, 10.5 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The entire album by Conrad and Ferri: in rough pencil form AND finished color, as well as 32 pages of sketches and behind-the-scenes material. From the...

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Jean-Yves Ferri, Didier Conrad, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Conrad, Didier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Editions Albert Rene, Paris, 2019, 9782864973430, 14.6 inches, 10.5 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The entire album by Conrad and Ferri: in rough pencil form AND finished color, as well as 32 pages of sketches and behind-the-scenes material. From the...

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Los Angeles
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Sylvain Despretz, Despretz, Sylvain, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2020, 1st, 9791096315765, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 400 pages, 250 illustrations + 100 pages of storyboards, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

IN STOCK NOW ! Los Angeles  is Sylvain Despretz' art book. 400 pages. 250 color and black & white illustrations + 100 pages of...

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James Martin, Martin, James, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2020, 1st, 9791096315697, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 350 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

From the publisher: This book features 350 pages of artwork by artist and educator James Martin, who currently teaches in the illustration department at...

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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Very Good+ (moderate rubbing to the covers and corners), Le Cycliste, Bordeaux, 2005, 1st, 12 inches, 12 inches, 16 pages, color, Softcover, wirebound

Long out of print. A portfolio of thirteen new color illustrations by Claire Wendling of girls and their pets: big and small, wild or domesticated. A...

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La Chute de la Maison Usher
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Edgar Allan Poe, Richard Corben, Poe, Edgar Allan, Corben, Richard, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (one corner slightly pushed inward, light wear), Paris, Albin Michel, 1986, 1st, 9782226025678, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 52 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From 1986, a French edition of Richard Corben's color Edgar Allan Poe adaptations: "The Fall of the House of Usher" (28 pages) from A Corben Special...

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Super Heroines - Signed
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Hubert de Lartigue, de Lartigue, Hubert, Inscribed by the artist to Greg Theakston, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (corners bent inward, head of the spine bumped, three mild dings to the edges, interior Fin, Toulon, Soleil, 1996, 1st, 2877645339, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 103 pages, 46 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, boards, French

Warmly inscribed by de Lartigue to fellow artist and publisher Greg Theakston. This copy also has de Lartigue's address label on the front endpaper with...

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Effluvium
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Xavier Mauméjan, Didier Graffet, Mauméjan, Xavier, Graffet, Didier, Very Fine, Paris, Bragelonne, 2019, 1st, 9791028110550, 14.75 inches, 11.5 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book illustrated and designed by epic steampunk fantasy artist Didier Graffet. From the publisher: Painter, graphic designer, architect and...

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Yann, Olivier Schwartz, Yann, Schwartz, Olivier, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2020, 1st, 9791034750375, 14.5 inches, 10.2 inches, 72 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe edition presents the entire 54-page album in an oversize black & white format to fully appreciate Olivier Schwartz's beautiful clear-line...

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