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.

 
Les mille et une nuits
  $95.00
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Jan Strnad, Richard Corben, Strnad, Jan, Corben, Richard, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (sharp corners, slight toning to pages), Paris, Les Humanoïdes Associés, 1979, 1st, 2-7316-0007-1, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The French edition of Corben and Strnad's "Thousand and One Nights." Preface by Harlan Ellison. This was the fifth title in the "Collection Heavy Metal"!

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Mirages
  $95.00
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Will, Will, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Daniel Maghen, 2017, 1st, 9782356740533, 11.7 inches, 8.693 inches, 408 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A beautifully designed and lushly produced art book, from Paris' premier bande dessinee art gallery, every piece is reproduced from the original art....

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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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Man Arenas, Arenas, Man, Small puncture to the paper covering the rear joint otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2013, 1st, 9782302020016, 11.6 inches, 10.2 inches, 40 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This volume is an offshoot of the main series and despite a narrative, it is nearly a purely pictorial book. It is page after page of Arenas' lush...

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Dimitri Vey, Man Arenas, Vey, Dimitri, Arenas, Man, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Paris, 2010, 1st, 12.1 inches, 8.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic novel beautifully illustrated by Man Arenas. Yaxin the faun, the wizard Merlin, crows, fish, a fox, and nature softly and lovingly rendered by...

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Pink Planet
  $95.00
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Olivier Vatine, Vatine, Olivier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 2003, 1st, 12.5 inches, 10 inches, 96 pages, 64 pages in color and 32 pages in black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards

Olivier Vatine is a French comic artist/editor, designer, illustrator, , publisher, and a co-owner of an animation studio with Fred Blanchard. This is an...

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Andre Juillard, Juillard, Andre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Daniel Maghen, 2020, 1st, 9782356740830, 11.7 inches, 8.7 inches, 416 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Secret Sketchbooks (2004 - 2020) by André Juillard. A beautifully produced collection of 18 sketchbooks. Each sketchbook has a character of its own...

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Meuterei Auf Der "Bounty"
  $90.00
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Zdenek Burian, VG+ (one corner bumped, other corner rubbed). Very clean & attractive, Behounek, Frantisek, Burian, Zdenek, Verlag Carl Ueberreuter, 1949, 2nd 1950, cloth spine, pictorial boards

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Chaland et les Publicitaires
  $90.00
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One of 2500 numbered copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Yves Chaland, Chaland, Yves, Editions Champaka, 2000, 1st, 10.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 120 pages, over 220 illustrations, most in color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the distributor: Yves Chaland who gave French comics a heavy dose of Brechtian alienation died an early death at 33 in 1990. His classic line was...

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Peter Pan: L'Envers Du Decor
  $90.00
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Regis Loisel, VF, Loisel, Regis, Vents d'Ouest, 1998, pictorial boards

The making of book: a thick collection of drawings, roughs, designs, layouts, and other material used in the creation of the graphic novel series. Text in...

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Limited to 300 copies, Very Fine/Very Fine, Don Lawrence, Lawrence, Don, Don Lawrence Collection, 2004, 1st, 9073508584, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: Book 1 of a complete new collection, titled Don Lawrence: The Legacy. This collection shows pencils and unpublished work coming from...

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Serge Clerc, Clerc, Serge, #1992 of 3000 numbered copies, Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (dustjacket rubbed with a half-inch tear at spine), Brussels, Champaka Brussels, 2006, 1st, 2930142162, 11 inches, 11.75 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A fantastic collection of the illustrative work of Serge Clerc. "The leading light of "Metal Hurlant" when it was in its heyday and the main illustrator...

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Walter Minus, Minus, Walter, One of 2777 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Editions Champaka, 2018, 1st, 978-2390410010, 11.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 120 pages, 90 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A signed & numbered limited edition. Out of print. A fine art book presenting 90 illustrations realized by Walter Minus over the last ten years.

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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

In stock now! "Moebius - Alla ricerca del tempo" at the National Archaeological Museum of Naples (MANN) (2021) was the largest exhibition of...

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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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