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.

 
Edmond-François Calvo, Calvo, Edmond-François, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 208 pages, over 180 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Now in stock! With two different covers available: Mice or Wolf. Take your pick!  This is the catalogue to the museum exhibition ("Calvo: un...


Temudjin - Deluxe Edition
  $90.00
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Antoine Ozanam, Antoine Carrion, Ozanam, Antoine, Carrion, Antoine, One of 1200 numbered copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Canal BD Editions, Paris, 2012, 1st, 13 inches, 9.8 inches, 112 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe edition is embellished with a numbered color print, an extra 8 pages of art and sketches, and an exclusive variant cover. Antoine Carrion aka...

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Abstract: Ayna The End - Plaque
  $90.00
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Moebius, Moebius, Very Fine, Paris, Moebius Production, 2020, 21 inches, 14.7 inches, color

A 37 x 53 cm (14.7" x 21") 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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Abstract: Jonction - Plaque
  $90.00
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Moebius, Moebius, Very Fine, Paris, Moebius Production, 2020, 21 inches, 14.7 inches, color

A 37 x 53 cm (14.7" x 21") 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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La Major Au Fauteuil - Plaque
  $90.00
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Moebius, Moebius, Very Fine, Paris, Moebius Production, 2020, 14.6 inches, 19.7 inches, color

A 37 x 50 cm (14.6" x 19.7") 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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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, 9791034733477, 9.4 inches, 6.7 inches, 128 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, decorative boards, French

"A History of Art 3: Do Not Paint" This volume is a biography of French fashion designer Paul Poiret by Philippe Dupuy (half of the team of...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius Production / Comicon Edizioni, 2021, 1st, 9782908766196, 12.5 inches, 10 inches, 176 pages, over 210 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Italian, French

Temporarily out of stock. We expect our new shipment to arrive mid-July. "Moebius - Alla ricerca del tempo" at the National Archaeological Museum...


One of 999 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Al Severin, Severin, Al, Several Pictures, 2000, 1st, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Al Severin is a Belgian artist whose work is a wonderful throwback to an earlier era. His work has a surplus of charm and wit and his relaxed ink...

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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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One of 360 numbered copies signed by Leturgie, Very Fine, Simon Leturgie, Franck Isard, Leturgie and Yann, Jean, Leturgie & Franck Isard, Simon, Editions du Trio, 2002, 1st, 13.4 inches, 9.75 inches, 72 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

An oversize deluxe edition of volume 4 in the buddy cop comedy series. Leturgie's great Belgian school artwork is the feature here. The entire album...

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Fine/Near Fine, Thomas Heath, Charles, and William Heath Robinson, Robinson, Thomas Heath, Charles, and William Heath, Chris Beetles Ltd., 1992, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, English

This catalogue contains over 350 color and black & white illustrations by this trio of British illustrators. With a text & biographies by Geoffrey...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), One of 999 numbered copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket in publisher's shrink wrap, Paris, Les Humanoides Associes, 2017, 1st, 978-2731631272, 16 inches, 12.25 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This oversize 30x40cm (12 x 16 inch) edition of l'Homme du Ciguri was only published in France. It is beautifully printed on heavy uncoated stock and...

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Jesper Ejsing, Ejsing, Jesper, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2019, 1st, 9791096315222, 11.2 inches, 8.5 inches, 408 pages, over 300 full-page and double-page color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A Free 20"x28" Poster is included while supplies last! (Courtesy of Jesper!) Jesper Ejsing is a freelance Danish artist, famous for the illustrations...

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François Walthéry, Walthéry, François, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka Brussels / Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9782390410041, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 384 pages, over 400 illustrations, most in color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Over 400 illustrations, most in color, primarily of original art. Walthery is the last of the great "classic" cartoonists of Le Journal de Spirou as...

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Wallace Wood, Wood, Wallace, Limited to 1250 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 160 pages, over 150 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is the catalogue to the museum exhibition ("Les mondes de Wallace Wood" or "The Worlds of Wallace Wood") mounted for the Angouleme Comics Festival in...

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Coloriages avec Moebius
  $80.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (mild rubbing to the corners, 1/2" closed tear to one page, very flat, tight, clean), Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris, 2010, 1st, 13.5 inches, 9.4 inches, 24 pages, monochrome illustrations with 4 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, French

A coloring book for the 2010 Moebius exhibition at the Fondation Cartier in Paris. Full of great line art by Moebius. Text in French.

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Yoshiharu Tsuge, Tsuge, Yoshiharu, Limited to 1200 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 160 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

NOW IN STOCK! This is the catalogue to the museum exhibition ("Yoshiharu Tsuge: être sans exister" or "Yoshiharu Tsuge: to be without...

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Frank Pe: Une Vie en dessins
  $80.00
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Frank Pe, Pe, Frank, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka Brussels / Dupuis, 2020, 1st, 9782390410188, 12.7 inches, 9.37 inches, 320 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Frank Pe is an animal specialist with his own private menagerie at his home in Belgium. Like Claire Wendling or Terryl Whitlatch, his animal art is...

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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Signed by the artist, Near Fine (mild wear to the bottom tips, otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Le Cycliste, Bordeaux, 2005, 1st, 12 inches, 12 inches, 16 pages, color, 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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Raule, Roger, Raule, Roger, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2021, 1st, 9782505075387, 13.7 inches, 10.7 inches, 208 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

As a fan of inking, I really like these big black and white editions. If you only have the shrunken down American edition , then you need this 14 inch tall...


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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#16 of 30 copies signed by the artist with an original sketch, Very Fine, Al Severin, Severin, Al, Editions Michel Deligne, 1985, 1st, 786864419, 160 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps

An early work by Al Severin: a group of three inter-related short stories about a group of grunts. Text in French. In 2008, 30 copies were signed and...

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Didier Conrad, VF, Yann, Conrad, Didier, Dargaud, 2000, 1st, pictorial boards

The first five albums in an single volume. This collection features an extra 26-page bonus section of unpublished sketches.

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Josepe, Signed by the artist with a drawing, VF/VF, Josepe, Scutella, 2009, 1st, 9782918111023, pictorial boards, French, English

"A cruise in the world of chance happenings." Each full-page sketch is faced by its title in both French and English. "Quand la raison s’endort un...

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