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.

 
Jour Apres Jour
  $30.00
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Christian Straboni, VF, Maurel, Laurence, Straboni, Christian, Akileos, 2006, 1st, cloth spine, pictorial boards

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Coleres
  $20.00
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Very Fine, Paul Filippi, Mercier, Mathias, Filippi, Paul, Casterman/KSTR, 2009, 1st, 9782203012271, 2203012277, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A noir story set in 1965. Stylishly drawn in a loose relaxed manner: there is not a straight line to be seen! This is the first album by Paul Filippi who...

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Harding Was Here
  $25.00
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VF, Adam, Midam, Adam, Soleil, 2008, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Thomas Harding is an eminent scientist who travels through time to meet the greatest painters of the past ... and cheaply acquire paintings he can sell for...

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Agito Cosmos, Tome 1: Aquaviva
  $25.00
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Olivier Milhaud, Fabien Mense, Milhaud, Olivier, Mense, Fabien, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light wear), Grenoble, Glenat, 2012, 1st, 9782723484121, 9.5 inches, 7.25 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Fabien Mense (AKA Fabien M) who started out drawing the Tikitis in Lucha Libre takes on a subject close to his heart, sea creatures and the oceans! The look...

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VF, Julien/cdm, Mo/cdm, Julien/cdm, Fluide Glacial, 2006, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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Near Fine (spine ends lightly bumped, light cover wear, binding and interior sound), Jerry Bingham, Moebius & Jean-Marc Lofficier, Alexandro, Bingham, Jerry, Les Humanoides Associes, 1992, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 50 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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Near Fine (light spotting on top edge, very minor wear to cover edges), Mireille Moon, Herge, Moon, Mireille, Herge, Editions Moulinsart, 2006, 9782874241161, 8.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, French

A faux biography of "The Diva of the 20th Century" Bianca Castafiore from the Tintin books. Illustrated with sample panels and photos.

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La Siberienne
  $25.00
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Victor de la Fuente, NF, Mora, Victor, de la Fuente, Victor, L'Echo des Savanes/Albin Michel, 1986, 1st, pictorial boards

This globe-hopping spy adventure features a Russian blonde beauty Nadia in Caribbean intrigue. Text in French.

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La Siberienne
  $20.00
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Victor de la Fuente, VG+ (light corner wear, interior Fine), Mora, Victor, de la Fuente, Victor, L'Echo des Savanes/Albin Michel, 1986, 1st, pictorial boards

This globe-hopping spy adventure features a Russian blonde beauty Nadia in Caribbean intrigue. Text in French.

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Very light bump to upper corners otherwise Very Fine, Victor De La Fuente, Mora, Victor, De La Fuente, Victor, Dargaud, 1986, 1st, 2205029282, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Out of print. We are in the early 1930s ... in the heart of Abyssinia. The fascist Italian army has just entered this part of Africa. Meanwhile, a group of...

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Very Fine, Bernard Moreau (ed.), Moreau (ed.), Bernard, La Grande Ourse, A.S.B.L., 2013, 1st, Softcover, color wraps, French

Subtitled "the drawings that you doubtless never would not have seen," this Belgian fanzine features sketchbook drawings of European comics artists. ...

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Je Suis Morte - Tome 1
  $25.00
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Jean-David Morvan, Nicolas Nemiri, Morvan, Jean-David, Nemiri, Nicolas, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Glenat, Moulineaux, 2003, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"I am dead." This album features wonderful art & color by Nemiri (Swallow, Hyper Hippo, Chroniques de Sillage). The story follows a girl from birth and...

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Oms en Serie 1: Terr, Sauvage
  $28.00
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Very Fine, Mike Hawthorne, Morvan, Jean-David, Hawthorne, Mike, Ankama Editions, 2012, 1st, 9782359103441, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Mike Hawthorne, an American artist, designer, and cartoonist, has been nominated for both an Eisner and Harvey awards, and he's worked with clients like FOX...

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Irena Tome 2: Les Justes
  $25.00
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Jean-David Morvan, Séverine Tréfouël, David Evrard, Morvan, Séverine Tréfouël, Jean-David, Evrard, David, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2017, 1st, 978-2344020098, 12.625 inches, 9.375 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The true story of a forgotten heroine of the Warsaw ghetto. From the publisher: 1940: the Nazi army invades Poland. In Warsaw, Jews are confined to...

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Irena Tome 3: Varso-Vie
  $25.00
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Jean-David Morvan, Séverine Tréfouël, David Evrard, Morvan, Séverine Tréfouël, Jean-David, Evrard, David, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 9782344022764, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The true story of a forgotten heroine of the Warsaw ghetto. From the publisher: The true story of a forgotten heroine 1947. Although Nazi Germany...

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Cassandre
  $240.00
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Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket, A. M. Cassandre, Mouron, Henri, Cassandre, A. M., Schirmer/Mosel, 1985, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, German

The major monograph on this 1920s-1930s French poster artist. Text in German.

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Near Fine/Near Fine (some slight discoloration along lower cover edg, Michael Sowa, Nasuda and Sakae Kimoto, Jun, Sowa, Michael, Kodansha, Ltd., 2005, 1st, 9784062129046, 4062129043, Hardcover, boards, Japanese

An original Japanese publication of the works of surrealist German painter & illustrator Michael Sowa (Sowa's Ark). 45 paintings in color and five color...

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Lucy l'Espoir
  $50.00
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Patrick Norbert, Tanino Liberatore, Norbert, Patrick, Liberatore, Tanino, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Paris, Capitol Editions, 2007, 1st, 9782355560002, 13.75 inches, 10.2 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The original edition in a 10 x 14 inch oversize format. An anthropological graphic novel that realistically reconstructs the prehistoric life of early...

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I Am Legion
  $40.00
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Very Fine, Fabien Nury, John Cassaday, Nury, Fabien, Cassaday, John, Humanoids, 2010, 1st, 9781594650994, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

OUT OF PRINT. John Cassaday's original graphic novel created especially for the French market now available in English. "A supernatural take on World War II...

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Fabien Nury, Pierre Alary, Nury, Fabien, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2013, 1st, 9782723483933, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Our pal Pierre Alary's latest series is this two-volume story set in Paris in the late 1910s. During WWI, Silas Corey, former reporter, secret agent and...

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Fabien Nury, Pierre Alary, Nury, Fabien, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, Glenat, Grenoble, 2015, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new diptych from our pal Pierre. November 1918. For millions of French, the war is over ...For Silas Corey, it is just beginning. Paris, November...

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Tyler Cross
  $30.00
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Fabien Nury, Bruno, Nury, Fabien, Bruno, Very Fine, Dargaud, Paris, 2014, 1st, 12.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A gangster story, a cold and nasty Noir. Fabien Nury and Brüno deliver a pure, hardboiled fifties gangster story: an amoral and jubilant BD! Tyler...

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Tyler Cross, Tome 2: Angola
  $30.00
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Fabien Nury, Bruno, Nury, Fabien, Bruno, Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2015, 1st, 978-2205072853, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 100 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A great hardboiled graphic noir. Bruno's bold, stark artwork amplifies the stellar compositions and storytelling. From the publisher: With the Tyler...

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Tyler Cross, Tome 3: Miami
  $26.00
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Fabien Nury, Bruno, Nury, Fabien, Bruno, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 978-2205077032, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A hardboiled graphic noir, most reminiscent of Richard Stark's Parker series. Bruno's bold, stark artwork amplifies the great compositions and storytelling....

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Very Fine, Bannister, Nykko, Bannister, Dupuis, 2007, 1st, color, Hardcover, Pictorial boards, French, French

"The Master of Shadows."

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Nykko, Nicolas Bannister, Nykko, Bannister, Nicolas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2009, 1st, 9782800144108, 10.6 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A funny, action-packed wordless graphic novel for kids... and adults! Bannister is a French illustrator, comic book artist and animation character designer....

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Nykko, Nicolas Bannister, Nykko, Bannister, Nicolas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2010, 1st, 9782800146737, 10.6 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A funny, action-packed wordless graphic novel for kids... and adults! Bannister is a French illustrator, comic book artist and animation character designer....

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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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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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Entre les Lignes
  $25.00
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Vincent Odin, Mael (Martin Leclerc), Odin, Vincent, Mael (Martin Leclerc), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Galerie Daniel Maghen, 2014, 1st, 9782356740366, 12 inches, 9 inches, 112 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Entre les lignes (Between the Lines) is a brilliant, heart-rending graphic album inspired by memorabilia left behind by the real-life Julien Lafougere, a...

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Thomas Olivri, Olivri, Thomas, Fine, Paris, Huginn & Muninn, 2015, 1st, 9782364803527, 10 inches, 8 inches, 416 pages, over 750 color illustrations, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, French

Geek-Art 2: An Anthology - Art, Design, Illustration & Lightsabers The first volume of this anthology was published in France and later in the U.S.,...

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Yoann, VF, Omond, Eric, Yoann, Dargaud, 2002, pictorial boards

Text in French.

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Paris Strass
  $25.00
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Yoann, VF, Omond, Eric, Yoann, Fluide Glacial, 2006, pictorial boards

Text in French.

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L'Ombre
  $40.00
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Alberto Ongaro, Hugo Pratt, Ongaro, Alberto, Pratt, Hugo, Fine, Brussels, Casterman, 2004, 6.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 232 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, French

Contains three adventures of l'Ombre, a cool early work by Hugo Pratt. It is fun to see the strong influence of classic American comics strips (especially...

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Burn Out
  $25.00
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Antoine Ozanam, Mikkel Sommer, Ozanam, Antoine, Sommer, Mikkel, Very Fine, Casterman/KSTR, Paris, 2014, 1st, 11.25 inches, 7.75 inches, 108 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new full-length graphic novel by the artist of Obsolete (Nobrow). From the publisher: Set in today's America, a relentless thriller. The discovery...

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Journal d'Anne Frank
  $25.00
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Antoine Ozanam, Nadji, Ozanam, Antoine, Nadji, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2016, 978-2302048881, 10.4 inches, 8 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Nadji's beautiful graphic adaptation of the diary of Anne Frank. Nadji Scelsi is a young Lille based artist working in illustration and animation.

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Succombe Qui Doit
  $29.00
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Antoine Ozanam, Rica, Ozanam, Antoine, Rica, Very Fine, Casterman/KSTR, Paris, 2014, 1st, 12.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

I discovered this one-shot at Angouleme 2014 and loved the fluid inkwork and bold imagery. "Those who must die." A classical noir thriller, a black...

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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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Lost Paradise Of Maurania
  $50.00
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Benoit Sokal, VF, Pangon, Gerard, Sokal, Benoit, Paris, 2006, pictorial boards, French

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Tchernobyl 25 Ans Apres
  $60.00
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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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l'Ombre d'un Homme
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Casterman, 1st revised, 9782203020948, 2203020946, Softcover, wraps, French

A newly-married insurance agent begins to suffer nightmares, after which his shadow begins to behave very oddly. As his strange condition worsens,...

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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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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2018, 1st, 978-2203090248, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The creators of Les Cités Obscures imagine a Paris of the future. Originally published in two volumes, it is collected here, along with the original...


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 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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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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The Book of Schuiten
  $125.00
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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Paris, Casterman, 2004, 1st, 978-2203343191, 12.3 inches, 10.3 inches, 136 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth

This English language art book on the Belgian comics artist is long out-of-print. A 16-page French translation is appended at the end of the book. Though...

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Le Chant des Pavots
  $24.00
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Very Fine, Pierre Wazem, Penel, Alain, Wazem, Pierre, Les Humanoides Associes, 2006, 1st thus, Softcover, color wraps, French

A reissue of Wazem's first album from 1997. Text in French.

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