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.

 
New York Sur Loire
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Very Fine, Nicolas De Crecy, De Crecy, Nicolas, Casterman, 2005, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A unique travel diary of New York City with about 60 full-page spectacular illustrations in color and black & white. Some of de Crecy's...

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Reves & Portraits
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Very Fine, Yoshitaka Amano, Amano, Yoshitaka, Zanpano, 2010, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of original illustrations. Portraits offers us a series of drawings on exhibition for six months at Le Maison Autrique in Brussels....

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Nicolas Keramidas, VF, Keramidas, Nicolas, Soleil, 2010, 1st, French

The artist of Luuna created one color drawing each day for a year to create this sketch/art book. Text in French. Also available:    

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Matthieu Bonhomme, With a color illustrated bookplate #73/200 copies signed by the artist, VF, Bonhomme, Matthieu, Dupuis, 2009, 1st, pictorial boards, French

One of a limited supply with a color illustrated bookplate signed by the artist and numbered #73/200 copies. A series by the the artist of Messire...

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Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Mosquito, 2012, 1st, 13.4 inches, 10 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French, Italian

A beautiful limited edition Toppi art book collecting 50 watercolor paintings reproduced as full page illustrations and 60 smaller illustrations (ink or...

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Very Fine, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Dargaud, 2005, 1st, 220505564X, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A fine condition first printing (in French parlance, an "Edition Originale" or "E.O.") of the third Blacksad book.

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Donito, Tome 3: Le Grand Secret
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Very Fine, Didier Conrad, Conrad, Didier, Dupuis, 1993, 1st, 280012055X, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The third volume in the adventures of Donito, Conrad's series for younger readers.  Donito is a young boy who lives during the times of the pirates,...

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Very Fine, Didier Conrad, Conrad, Didier, Dupuis, 1995, 1st, 2800121009, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

L’Ile aux Pirates (Pirates’ Island). Conrad's young hero encounters pirates and mermaids on a remote island. Donito is a young boy who lives...

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Very Fine, Didier Conrad, Conrad, Didier, Dupuis, 1991, 2800118547, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

La Sirène des Caraïbes (Siren of the Caribbean).  The first volume of Conrad's adventure series for young readers. Donito is a young boy...

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Very Fine, Didier Conrad, Conrad, Didier, Dupuis, 1992, 1st, 2800119098, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

La Pyramide des Tempêtes (Pyramid of Tempests). The continuing adventures of Conrad's young protagonist, Donito. This time he's on the Mexican...

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Very Fine, Didier Conrad, Conrad, Didier, Dupuis, 1996, 1st, 2800123117, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

L’Or Caché du Cachalot (The Whale’s Hidden Gold). Conrad's Caribbean adventure for young readers continues. Donito is a young boy who...

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Sabbat
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Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Mosquito, 2013, 1st, 2352830834, 13.4 inches, 10 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French, Italian

A collection of new Toppi illustrations and sketches on the theme of women/witches and demons with ironic lines written by the artist: "Witches are not ugly...

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Near Fine (only light shelfwear, flat, tight, and unread), 1994, 1st, Softcover, wraps

"Crimes 'n' Gals in the USA: A Pictorial History 1930s-1960s." An excellent collection of pin-up art. Chapters on comic strips (55 illus), comic books (63...

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Le Mors aux Dents
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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, Mosquito, St. Egreve, 2014, 1st, 13.5 inches, 10 inches, 64 pages, 50 full page color illustrations and 60 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, Spanish, Italian, French

This is one of Toppi's last works, a collection of illustrations and sketches of horses, war horses, and a race of indomitable mares .... The latest...

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Carlos Nine, Nine, Carlos, Very Fine, Les Reveurs, Montreuil, 2014, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French


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Didier Beaujardin, Beaujardin, Didier, Very Fine, Paquet/Minialuxe, Geneva, 2014, 2nd, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 380 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Minialuxe: The Saga of a Great French Brand." Minialuxe was a brand of miniature cars and plastic trucks, based in Oyonnax in the department of Ain and...

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Prints of the West
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Carlos Nine, Nine, Carlos, Fine, Rackham, Paris, 2004, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Peter de Seve says of Nine's work: Genius. This book is beautifully designed and contains some of Nine's most detailed most luscious illustrations. There...

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Entre Chats - Signed by Frank
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Frank Pe, et al, Pe, et al, Frank, Signed by the artist, Fine, Delcourt, Paris, 1989, 2004 printing, 10.5 inches, 9 inches, 72 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Text by Frank ( Pé ), with drawings by Frank, Claire Wendling, Regis Loisel, Topaze, Will, André Juillard, Andreas, Barbe, Didier...

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Portfolio David Sala
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David Sala, Sala, David, Very Fine in a Very Fine portfolio, Casterman, Paris, 2015, 1st, 17 inches, 12 inches, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

20 large color prints in a hardcover portfolio. From the publisher: Twenty reproductions of the most beautiful images created by illustrator of Le...

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Les Limaces Rouges
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Serge Clerc, Clerc, Serge, Limited to 2500 copies, Very Fine, Editions Reporter, Paris, 2000, 1st, 9.2 inches, 6.4 inches, 96 pages, two-color, softcover, French wraps, French

A beautifully designed limited edition of this graphic novel featuring Phil Perfect and Sam Bronx from this modern master of the clear-line style in full...

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Tropikal Mambo
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Carlos Nine, Nine, Carlos, Very Fine, Montreuil, Les Reveurs, 2016, 1st, 9791091476614, 14.5 inches, 10.4 inches, 136 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A brand new work by Carlos Nine . A bold graphic novel printed in an oversize format. Carlos Nine drew each chapter of his new story in a different...

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Jung-Gi Kim, Kim, Jung-Gi, Limited to 200 copies, Very Fine, Panini, Paris, 2017, 1st, 12.25 inches, 16 inches, black & white

A limited edition poster published by Panini Comics in France exclusively for the 2017 Angouleme Comics Festival. This was given away at the Panini booth at...

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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, Limited to 1000 copies. This copy is signed by the artist., Near Fine (factory folded, unused), Soleil, Toulon, 2006, 1st, 61 inches, 22.75 inches, color

A huge 23 x 61 inch poster advertising the long awaited third volume of Sky Doll.

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Guirlanda
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Jerry Kramsky, Lorenzo Mattotti, Kramsky, Jerry, Mattotti, Lorenzo, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brussels, Casterman, 2016, 1st, 9782203025233, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 400 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The first new graphic novel from Mattotti in 14 years. A massive 400 page story, beautifully rendered with a loose, expressive pen line. From the...

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Andre Franquin, Franquin, Andre, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2017, 1st, 978-2800165783, 16 inches, 12 inches, 172 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"All of Franquin's covers for the 'Journal de Spirou' Collections." A beautiful archival collection of Andre Franquin's 88 covers for the quarterly...

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Piege sur Zarkass, l'Integrale
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Yann, Didier Cassegrain, Yann, Cassegrain, Didier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Roubaix, France, Ankama, 2017, 1st, 979-1033504764, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 152 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of all three volumes of Cassegrain's "Trap on Zarkass!" Plus 12 pages of extra art by Cassegrain. From the publisher: On the surface of...

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The Art of Mutafukaz: The Movie
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Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Paris, Ankama, 2018, 1st, 9791033505297, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 368 pages, over 1200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English, French

This French animation art book is fully bilingual in English and French. Mutafukaz, aka MTKZ, directed by Shoujirou Nishimi and Shinji Kimura from Studio...

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Alfons Mucha, Mucha, Alfons, Very tiny bump to cover corner and a few pages otherwise Fine in a Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Les Editions Rmn-Grand Palais, 2018, 1st, 978-2711871254, 12.75 inches, 8.1 inches, 248 pages, 256 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

This is the beautifully produced catalogue for the amazing Alphonse Mucha exhibition at the Musée du Luxembourg from September 2018 to January 2019....

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San-Antonio - Artbook
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François Boucq, Boucq, François, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Editions Champaka, 2018, 1st, 979-1034731008, 10.7 inches, 11 inches, 200 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A handsome art book presenting all 175 original watercolor illustrations by François Boucq for the new covers of the San Antonio novels written by...

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Lucy l'Espoir
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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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Metal Hurlant 30 Ans Vol. 1
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Moebius, Druillet, et al, Moebius, Druillet, et al, Limited to 1000 copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 2005, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, 48 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This commemorative book, limited to 1000 copies, chronicles the first 48 issues of the iconic comics magazine Metal Hurlant. Each page covers one issue with...

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Fantagas l'Intégrale
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Carlos Nine, Nine, Carlos, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Montreuil, Les Reveurs, 2017, 1st, 9791091476799, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The Carlos Nine albums Fantagas and Siboney in a lush hardback edition augmented with new drawings and a new cover. From the publisher: We pay tribute...

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Mathieu Lauffray, Lauffray, Mathieu, Limited to 4000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2020, 1st, 9782205085150, 14.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 68 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Mathieu Lauffray returns to the high seas in his new series! This limited edition reproduces Mathieu's new album in a "Grand Format" almost twice as large...

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Hawaï !
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Joann Sfar, Sfar, Joann, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Gallimard, 2019, 1st, 9782742460816, 10.25 inches, 7 inches, 424 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

Hawaii is the subject of Joann Sfar's latest travel notebook. See Sfar's scratchy ink scribbles and watercolor daubs are applied to the Hawaiian Islands and...

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Abstract: De L'Air - Plaque
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Moebius, Moebius, Very Fine, Paris, Moebius Production, 2020, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, color

A 24 x 32 cm (9.5" x 12.7") 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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Caza: Les Mois sont de papier 2
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Philippe Caza, Caza, Philippe, Near Fine (only light wear), Le Pythagore, Chaumont, 20, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.75 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

A Caza sketchbook. Unlike the first volume, this volume is 100 pages of preparatory drawings for an animated film "Les Enfants de la Pluie" ("Children of...

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Monde Mutant
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Jan Strnad, Richard Corben, Strnad, Jan, Corben, Richard, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild rubbing to covers, corners sharp, interior fine), Bayonne, France, Campus Editions, 1983, 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 black and white science-fiction comic...

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Lazlo Parker
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Print run of 3,000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Moebius Production, 2020, 1st, 978-2-908-76628-8, 8.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 320 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

NOW IN STOCK! A brand new Moebius art book!  320 pages and only 7 pages of text! This new hardcover, from Moebius production, is in the same...

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Phil Cordier, Thierry Martin, Cordier, Phil, Martin, Thierry, Corners bumped otherwise 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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Ink is my Blood - Volume 3
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Apollonia Saintclair, Saintclair, Apollonia, Very Fine, Encre Sympathique, Zurich, Switzerland, 2018, 9783952480359, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 148 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

From the publisher: Ink is my Blood is a series of artbooks showcasing most of Apollonia Saintclair's graphic work. The Volume 3, ending the first...

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Ink is my Blood - Volume 4
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Apollonia Saintclair, Saintclair, Apollonia, Very Fine, Encre Sympathique, Zurich, Switzerland, 2020, 9783952480397, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 148 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

From the publisher: Ink is my Blood is a series of artbooks showcasing most of Apollonia Saintclair's graphic work. The Volume 4, first of the new...

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Simon Goinard Phelipot, Goinard Phelipot, Simon, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (corners pushed inward, one spine end pushed inward, otherwise Fine), Paris, Editions Carabas, 2007-2009, 1st, 9782351003015, 9782351005323, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

French painter and illustrator Simon Goinard Phelipot is better known as a visual development artist for film, TV and games, and as a SF&F Book and...

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Rubicoeur - Plaque
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Paris, Moebius Production, 2021, 12.7 inches, 9.1 inches, color

A 23 x 32 cm (9.1" x 12.7") 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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Merlin
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Jean-Luc Istin, Aleksi Briclot, Jean-Sebastien Rossbach, Istin, Jean-Luc, Briclot, Jean-Sebastien Rossbach, Aleksi, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2009, 9782302022362, 12 inches, 10.25 inches, 112 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Aleksi Briclot & Jean-Sebastien Rossbach's epic artbook retelling the story of Merlin and featuring all the characters from Arthurian legend. A number...

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Fees Et Deesses
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Erle Ferronniere, VF, Brunel, Aurelie, Ferronniere, Erle, Galerie Daniel Maghen, 2009, 1st, cloth spine, pictorial boards

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One of 2004 numbered copies, Very Fine, Cesare Asaro, Shepherd, Kirstie, Asaro, Cesare, Curio & Co, 2011, 1st, 5.75 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A tone-perfect pastiche of mid-century industrial manuals and design.   ===   “There’s no time like the present,”...

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Lumieres Du Jour
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Jacques de Loustal, VF, Loustal, Jacques de, Casterman, 2004, 2203366044, pictorial boards, French

A collection of color illustrations by the French comic book artist and commercial illustrator Loustal. Paintings, pastels, and color drawings of men and...

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Soleils De Nuit
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Jacques de Loustal, VF, Loustal, Jacques de, Casterman, 1998, pictorial boards, French

A collection of color illustrations by the French comic book artist and commercial illustrator Loustal. Paintings, pastels, and color drawings of women and...

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