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.

 
Desseins
  $29.00
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Olivier Pont, Pont, Olivier, Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2015, 1st, 9782205074970, 2205074970, 11 inches, 8.26 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

Seven short stories about a variety of women, beautifully and sensitively illustrated. From the publisher: Olivier Pont embarks on his great return to...

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Dessins de Nuit
  $65.00
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Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Charles Berberian, Berberian, Charles, Barbier & Mathon, 2013, 1st, Softcover, wraps, French

Sketchbook drawings by Berberian (the Berberian of Dupuy-Berberian). Sketches of women and men, places, interior scenes, fantasies. There are sections...

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Deux Mille Meuf
  $30.00
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F'Murrr, F'Murrr, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205080391, 8.5 inches, 5.25 inches, 280 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, decorative cloth with an onlaid color plate, French

From the publisher: Each year, F'murr makes unique greeting cards for his friends. In 2009, he decided to draw two thousand girls, sketched on the...

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Dick Turpin
  $28.00
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Very Fine, Lele Vianello, Vianello, Lele, Mosquito, 2013, 1st, 2352830877, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Vianello was a longtime assistant to Hugo Pratt before writing and/or drawing his own comics. In this new album, Vianello tells the career of a legendary...

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Pieter de Pootere, de Pootere, Pieter, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2017, 1st, 978-2344024386, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

English title: Dickie Kid: The Little Peasant The latest volume in this popular European series: the wordless adventures of a hapless everyman: now...

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Lyonel Feininger, Fine/NF, Feininger, Lyonel, Carlsen, 1994, 2nd, cloth

German edition of The Comic Strip Art of Lyonel Feininger.

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Dieux a les Boules!, Tome 1
  $20.00
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Very Fine, Steven Lejeune, Lejeune, Steven, Ankama Editions, 2009, 1st, 9782359100068, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A woman sits in an apartment, and declares she is god. Omnipotent, omniscient, and able to control matter and probability, this supreme being blows up her...

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Digital Beauties
  $40.00
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VF, Julius Wiedemann, Wiedemann, Julius, Taschen, 2001, 1st, Softcover, wraps

2D and 3D computer generated digital models, virtual idols and characters. "Taschen goes digital. The first book in our groundbreaking new series of...

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Dino Signed Print
  $10.00
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Dean Yeagle, Yeagle, Dean, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Paris, Comix Buro, 1st, 9.45 inches, 7.09 inches, color

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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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Noël Simsolo, Frederic Bezian, Simsolo, Noël, Bezian, Frederic, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 9782344003558, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The latest graphic novel by the incredible stylist Bezian. Doctor Radar is a throwback to German Expressionist cinema as well as Fantômas novels of...

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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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Don Quichotte Dans La Manche
  $20.00
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Stephane Douay, NF (corner slightly bumped), Leroux, Denis, Douay, Stephane, Vents d'Ouest, 2004, pictorial boards

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Don Vega
  $30.00
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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2020, 1st, 9782505084976, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Zorro, the birth of a legend." From Pierre Alary, a retelling of Zorro! This 96-page graphic novel was written, illustrated, and colored by Pierre...

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Lewis Trondheim, Nicolas Keramidas, Trondheim, Lewis, Keramidas, Nicolas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344024782, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A follow-up to the bestselling Mickey's Craziest Adventures. The sixth volume in this series of original Mickey Mouse stories by Europe's biggest comics...

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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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Donito, Tome 3: Le Grand Secret
  $50.00
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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, 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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Doomboy (New Edition)
  $29.00
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Tony Sandoval, Sandoval, Tony, Very Fine, Editions Paquet, Geneva, 2012, 1st thus, 11.25 inches, 8.9 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A revised edition of this graphic novel from the artist behind "Le Cadavre et le Sofa" and "Les Betises de Xinophixrox." Doomboy is a lonely teenager. He...

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Veronique Massenot, Caroline Piochon, Massenot, Veronique, Piochon, Caroline, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Deux Coqs D'Or, Vanves, 2017, 9782016254301, 7.75 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

France has launched their own line of Little Golden Books: "Un petit livre d'or." The originals in this French series are art directed by Gerald Guerlais...

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Moebius, Moebius, Near Fine (mild wear, very flat, tight, clean), Les Humanoïdes Associés, Paris, 1981, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 72 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, French

A 1981 paperback collection of Moebius stories: -Double Evasion (in color) Ktulu (in color) -Citadelle Aveugle (in color) -Preface to Les Yeux du Chat...

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Douce France
  $40.00
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Joel Collado, Camille Babeau, Collado, Camille Babeau, Joel, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulouse, Milan et Demi, 2016, 1st, 978-2-7459-7860-8, 12 inches, 9.625 inches, 144 pages, over 60 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

60 of France's most beautiful locations as illustrated by 60 different artists, including Crushiform, Louis Thomas, Chaboute, Vincent Mahe... From the...

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Ignacio Noe, Noe, Ignacio, Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2013, 1st, 9782723492508, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Soft, warm and perfumed." A sensual steampunk epic from the artist behind Helldorado. London, 1872: Ally's biologist father has been murdered, which is...

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Joost Swarte, Fine, Swarte, Joost, Futuropolis, 1986 - 87, 1st, pictorial boards

One page strips from the Dutch weekly Vrij Nederland , March 1978-April 1980. Clear line illustrations by Joost Swarte. Text in French.

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Dr. Ben Cine & D. (2)
  $20.00
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Futuropolis, Paris, 1987, 1st, 6.75 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Beautiful clear line illustrations by Swarte. One page comic strips from the Dutch weekly Vrij Nederland. March 1979-April 1980. Text in French.

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Drawers 1.0 - Signed 1st
  $175.00
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket (crisp, sharp, unread), le Cycliste, Bordeaux, 2001, 1st, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, 112 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French


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Drawers 2.0
  $175.00
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (3/8-inch scrape to the top of the spine, small nicks to the tail of the spine, otherwise Very Fine, the open corners are sharp, covers clean, binding tight), Bordeaux, Le Cycliste, 2005, 1st, 2912249740, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, 144 pages, over 650 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French English

This is the revised and expanded 144-page edition of Drawers, the retrospective of Claire Wendling's work in comics, games, animation, and illustration....

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Drawers 2.0 (Fine)
  $200.00
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Le Cycliste, Bordeaux, 2005, 2912249740, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, 144 pages, over 650 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French English

This is the revised and expanded 144-page edition of Drawers, the retrospective of Claire Wendling's work in comics, games, animation, and illustration....

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Drawers 2.0 (Near Fine)
  $175.00
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Near Fine (slight rubbing to the tips of each corner otherwise Fine), Le Cycliste, Bordeaux, 2005, 2912249740, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, 144 pages, over 650 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French English

This is the revised and expanded 144-page edition of Drawers, the retrospective of Claire Wendling's work in comics, games, animation, and illustration....

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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Bordeaux, Le Cycliste, 2005, 1st thus, 2912249848, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, 144 pages, over 650 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards

This is the variant cover edition produced by Legends for distribution in the U.S way back in 2005. This is the revised and expanded 144-page edition of...

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Dupuy-Berberian Artbook
  $95.00
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Very Fine, Philippe Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Philippe, Chene, 2011, 9782812303319, 10 inches, 12.75 inches, 256 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A Dupuy-Berberian travel sketchbook. From the publisher: During a stay in the United States in 1995, Dupuy and Berberian, the duo famous for Monsieur...

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Yves Swolfs, Thierry Girod, Swolfs, Yves, Girod, Thierry, Limited to one print run, Very Fine, Toulon, Soleil Productions, 2013, 1st, 9782302027817, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This Limited edition reproduces Girod's intricate inked artwork prior to coloring, plus 4 pages of pencil sketches. It was limited to one print run for...

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Geof Darrow, Darrow, Geof, Signed and inscribed by the artist, Fine plates in a Near Fine box (the very sound box lid is very lightly rubbed at the edges and sunned on one side panel), Aedena, Paris, 1986, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.75 inches, color illustrations, Hardcover

A very scarce, long out of print portfolio that rarely appears on the market. A very limited edition portfolio of ten color prints featuring Bourbon...

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Guillaume Bianco, Jeremie Almanza, Bianco, Guillaume, Almanza, Jeremie, Very Fine, Toulon, Soleil, 2011, 10 inches, 7.5 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"The Beast without a Face."

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Edge II: Les Samourais du Futur
  $40.00
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Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear), Brussels, Kana, 2007, 1st, 782505002512, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 72 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps, French

30 double-page color illustrations by 30 Japanese and French artists on a single theme: samurais. Philippe Berthet Moebius Joël Parnotte Philippe...

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Effluvium
  $60.00
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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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Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Barbucci, Alessandro, #107 of 450 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Bruno Graff, Brussels, 2014, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.2 inches, 120 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This copy has a dedicace by Barbucci: a nice full-page drawing with some watercolor accents. This deluxe edition contains: the entire album in...

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Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Barbucci, Alessandro, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Good+ (head of the spine bumped, the corners very lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine), Soleil, Toulon, 2014, 1st, 15 inches, 10.5 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This copy has a dedicace by Barbucci: a nice full-page drawing with some watercolor accents. A special edition reproducing Barbucci's finished...

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Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Barbucci, Alessandro, Limited to 1500 copies, Near Fine (head of the spine bumped otherwise Very Fine), Soleil, Toulon, 2014, 1st, 15 inches, 10.5 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This copy has a dedicace by Barbucci: a nice full-page drawing with some watercolor accents.A special edition reproducing Barbucci's finished pencils for...

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Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Barbucci, Alessandro, #258 of 450 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Bruno Graff, Brussels, 2015, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.2 inches, 120 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This copy has a dedicace by Barbucci: a nice full-page drawing with some watercolor accents. This deluxe edition contains: the entire album in...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Limited to 1800 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2-302-06507-9, 15 inches, 10.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This limited oversize deluxe edition reproduces Barbucci's inked pages before coloring, as well as 15-pages of color and black & white sketches. From...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Limited to 1600 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2-302-06986-2, 15 inches, 10.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This limited oversize deluxe edition reproduces Barbucci's inked pages before coloring, as well as 15-pages of color and black & white sketches. From...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Bumped lower corners otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2019, 9782302078796, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Ekho is a mirror world to the earth. It has developed like her, but electricity doesn't exist; here magic reigns. On Ekho you'll...

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Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Barbucci, Alessandro, #238 of 450 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Bruno Graff, Brussels, 2013, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.2 inches, 120 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This copy has a dedicace by Barbucci: a nice full-page drawing with some watercolor accents. This deluxe edition contains: the entire album in...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, Toulon, Soleil, 2015, 1st, 978-2-302-04744-0, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: After New York, Paris and Hollywood, we now find our heroes in Barcelona! While on tour in Barcelona, Grace is accused of stealing...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2016, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Fourmille, Yuri, and Sigisbert are heading to Rome, the eternal city, where the pontiff reigns, the leader of the often pleasant but...

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