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.

 
Portfolio David Sala
  $50.00
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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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Very Fine, Herge, Herge, Casterman, 2008, 9782203014497, 2203014490, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Herge's rare 1952 Western, reprinted with a canvas-spined yellow and green cover similar to the original release.

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Jean-Michel Ponzio, One of the first 900 copies which are numbered & signed by the artist, VF, Ponzio, Jean-Michel, Comix Buro, 2009, 1st, wraps, French

A wonderful collection of sketches, drawings, designs, and color renderings by the artist. Short bio and bibliography. Minimal text in French. One...

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Polstar Tome 3 - L'Empire - Eo
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Simon Leturgie, VF, Leturgie, Jean, Leturgie, Simon, John Eigrutel, 1999, 1st, 2911622073, pictorial boards

The now out-of-print original edition. A violent sci-fi story set in the near future with great Belgian school artwork by Leturgie. Text in French.

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Polina
  $30.00
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Bastien Vivès, Very Fine, Vivès, Bastien, Casterman/KSTR, 2011, 1st, pictorial boards, French

This award-winning young comic creator's book is the life and training of a ballerina from age 6 to 26. An amazing work. Created and drawn entirely on a...

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Gabriele Pennacchioli, Pennacchioli, Gabriele, One of 100 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine plates in Very Fine portfolio, Les Sculpteurs de Bulles, Cresserons, 2020, 1st, 13 inches, 10.5 inches, color, English

Gabriele Pennacchioli's first portfolio, limited to 100 numbered copies signed by the artist. This beautiful and luxurious collectible gathers 53 of his...

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John Willie, Willie, John, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (very light wear), Paris, Futuropolis, 1985, 1st, Metaluna Store, 12 inches, 10 inches, 64 pages, 109 black-and-white photographs, Hardcover, boards, French

This collection of bondage and fetish photographs, all taken by John Willie in his home during the 50s, bring back to life that cultish and mysterious aura...

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Pluie D'Ete
  $36.00
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Sergio Algozzino, VF, Algozzino, Sergio, Humanoides, 2007, color wraps, French

From the publisher: "An auto-fiction (so-called) in which a young Italian author recounts with a lot of humor, charm and poetry his dreams and desires,...

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Play with Me
  $55.00
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Nicoletta Ceccoli, Ceccoli, Nicoletta, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2-302-06479-9, 12.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 120 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A new art book from Nicoletta Ceccoli--her third--collecting her paintings from 2014 to 2018. Text in both English and French. From the introduction:...

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Plano
  $30.00
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 1988, 1st, 2737656931, 10 inches, 7 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A nicely printed collection of Swarte's posters, magazine covers, illustration, etc. Text in French. out of print.

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Pirates de Legende
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Loick Peyron, Annette Marnat, Peyron, Loick, Marnat, Annette, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Flammarion, Paris, 2009, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 62 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Annette Marnat's children's picture book about legendary pirates. 29 large color illustrations, plus decorations, by Annette.

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Pierre Lambert, Lambert, Pierre, One of 750 numbered copies signed by the author, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in Near Fine Cardboard Shipping Box, Paris, Les Editions Granovsky, 2018, 1st, 9782364805705, 17.5 inches, 17.5 inches, 172 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, black cloth, French

This is a new, completely revised version of Pierre Lambert's art book devoted to Walt Disney's 1940 animated film Pinocchio . Lambert has replaced a...


Pinocchio
  $40.00
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Massimiliano Frezzato, Frezzato, Massimiliano, Very Fine, Mosquito, St. Egreve, 2012, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 82 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of Frezzato's illustrations for Pinocchio (as yet unpublished in a true illustrated edition). After the success of this edition of Pinocchio...

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Romain Hugault, Hugault, Romain, Limited to 1500, Very Fine, Paquet, Geneva, 2016, 1st, 11.8 inches, 15.75 inches, color

One of seven different embossed metal wall plaques featuring the pin-up illustrations of Romain Hugault. Each design is strictly limited to 1500 units.

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Romain Hugault, Hugault, Romain, Limited to 1500, Very Fine, Paquet, Geneva, 2016, 1st, 15.75 inches, 11.8 inches, color

One of seven different embossed metal wall plaques featuring the pin-up illustrations of Romain Hugault. Each design is strictly limited to 1500 units.

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Romain Hugault, Hugault, Romain, Limited to 1500, Very Fine, Paquet, Geneva, 2016, 1st, 15.75 inches, 11.8 inches, color

One of seven different embossed metal wall plaques featuring the pin-up illustrations of Romain Hugault. Each design is strictly limited to 1500 units.

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Pin-Up Wings 4
  $29.00
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Romain Hugault, Hugault, Romain, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Geneva, Paquet, 2016, 1st, 978 2888907664, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The latest volume of Romain's bestselling pin-up art book series mating vintage planes and voluptuous babes. Very silly but stylish fun. Romain includes...

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Pilote - Spécial Valérian
  $25.00
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2017, 978-2205076905, 11.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 136 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A great Pilote one-shot devoted to Valerian -- featuring creators producing their own Valerian comics: Barral, Bertail, Christophe Blain, Blutch, Bonhomme,...

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Mai Li Bernard, Bernard, Mai Li, Near Fine, Dedales Editions, Angouleme, 2014, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

"Pigmentation in Lover's Discourse," an amusing wordless graphic novel, in which each lover's level of passion is indicated by a color dot: red, purple,...

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Pierre Qui Roule (The Hot Rock)
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Fine, Christian Lax, Westlake, Donald, Lax, Christian, Casterman, 2008, 1st, 9782203384019, Softcover, French wraps, French

A graphic adaptation of Donald E. Westlake's first Dortmunder caper novel, "The Hot Rock" (also made into a seventies classic film by William Goldman and...

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Piege sur Zarkass, l'Integrale
  $50.00
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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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Pic et Zou 30/40
  $30.00
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Near Fine (light corner wear, otherwise new and unread), Mix Mix, Mix Mix, Futuropolis, 1984, 1st, Softcover, color wraps, French

"Pic et Zou" comics by Mix Mix. One volume in Futuropolis' series of oversized 30x40 cm large-format comics collections (Moebius, Wrightson, Jeff Jones,...

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Phil Perfect - l'Integrale
  $60.00
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Very Fine, Serge Clerc, Clerc, Serge, Dupuis, 2012, 9782800155708, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

A swell archival collection of Serge Clerc's Phil Perfect, every comic story, illustration, seriograph, portfolio plate, and bookplate, along with...

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Al Severin, One of 100 numbered copies signed by the artist and with a matching numbered & signed color print laid-in. Also, has a second signed color print on heavy stock laid-in, VF, Severin, Al, Several Pictures, 2007, 1st, 97828746502, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

One of 100 numbered copies signed by the artist, with a matching numbered & signed color print laid-in. Also, this book has a second signed color...

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From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Near Fine (light wear), Paris, 1974, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, French

This copy is from the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of...

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Petra Cherie
  $60.00
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Very Fine, Micheluzzi, Micheluzzi, Mosquito, 2012, 2352830087, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A classic Micheluzzi series from the 1980s following the adventures of a beautiful heroine traversing a Europe devastated by the Great War in service of a...

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Tanino Liberatore, Liberatore, Tanino, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2017, 1st, 978-2723489744, 11.6 inches, 8.5 inches, 264 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An archival collection of Liberatore's non-Ranx comics stories. From 1974 to 2016, including unpublished pages, pencil pages and finished pages,...

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Petit Conte Leguminesque
  $25.00
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Eric Sannier, Lionel Richerand, Sannier, Eric, Richerand, Lionel, Very Fine, Paris, Editions Akileos, 2007, 1st, 9782915168860, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 62 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, French

Strong, detailed black-and-white line art set in the ancient world. From the publisher: The whole story is as yet unknown. There are well guarded...

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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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Peter Pan, Tome 6 - Destins
  $30.00
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Regis Loisel, VF, Loisel, Regis, Vents d'Ouest, 2004, pictorial boards

"Fates." After 16 years, the conclusion of Loisel's ongoing re-imagining of Peter Pan. Hold on to your hat because it’s dark and doesn’t feel like a happy...

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Peter Pan, Tome 5 - Crochet
  $30.00
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Regis Loisel, VF, Loisel, Regis, Vents d'Ouest, 2002, pictorial boards

Hook. Part five of Loisel's ongoing re-imagining of Peter Pan. Text in French.

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Regis Loisel, VF, Loisel, Regis, Vents d'Ouest, 1996, pictorial boards

Loisel's ongoing re-imagining of Peter Pan. Text in French.

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Peter Pan, Tome 3 - Tempete
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Regis Loisel, VF, Loisel, Regis, Vents d'Ouest, 1994, Later, pictorial boards

"Tempest." Loisel's ongoing re-imagining of Peter Pan. Text in French.

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Hugo Pratt, Very Fine, Pratt, Hugo, Casterman, 2009, 1st, wraps, French

From the publisher: "In this imaginary extension of the book Periples Imaginaires, which had coincided with a major retrospective exhibition of the Venetian...

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Zidrou, Roger, Zidrou, Roger, Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2013, 1st, 9782505017073, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The new album by the artist of Jazz Maynard! A tale set in a modern day French city, in apartments, parks, and local shops. From the publisher: A...

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Blutch, Catel, Bastien Vives, Blutch, Catel, Bastien Vives, A limited edition of 2000 copies with 3 prints each signed by its respective artist, Very Fine, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2020, 1st, 9791034753581, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 52 pages, 120 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, French

Full title: Pendant ce temps à Fécamp... Dessins Libres, Mars-Avril-mai 2020  (" Meanwhile in Fécamp ... Free Drawings,...

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Pauline (Et Les Loups-Garous)
  $25.00
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Stephane Oiry, NF, Appollo, Oiry, Stephane, Gallimard, 2008, 1st, pictorial boards

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Very Fine, Christian Rossi, Safin, Mathieu, Rossi, Christian, Dargaud, 2012, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Rossi began as a protege of Jean Giraud drawing the Jim Cutlass albums under the direction of the master. Rossi's Pirates evoked Moebius and Manara. For...

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Very Fine/Very Fine, Paul Jouve, Marcilhac, Felix, Jouve, Paul, Les Editions de l'Amateur, 2005, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, French

The first monograph devoted to the fantastic animal painter, sculptor, and illustrator Paul Jouve (1878-1973). Up till now, the only books available on this...

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Passi, Messa! Tome 4
  $20.00
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 1989, 1st, 9782737626524, 6.75 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, 122 black & white panel cartoons, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Passi, Messa! is Joost Swarte's "reflections on human life on our planet. A guide for a well organized life." Beautiful clear line illustrations by...

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Passi, Messa! Tome 3
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Futuropolis, Paris, 1986, 1st, 6.75 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, 122 black & white panel cartoons, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Passi, Messa! is Joost Swarte's "reflections on human life on our planet. A guide for a well organized life." Beautiful clear line illustrations by...

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Passi, Messa! Tome 2
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Futuropolis, Paris, 1985, 1st, 6.75 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, 122 black & white panel cartoons, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Passi, Messa! is Joost Swarte's "reflections on human life on our planet. A guide for a well organized life." Beautiful clear line illustrations by...

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Pas un jour sans soleil
  $28.00
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François Ravard, Ravard, François, Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344011966, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, French

A great collection of humorous watercolor illustrations, each reproduced full-page. From the publisher: From Renoir to William Turner, through Corot,...

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Pas De Chance, Tome 2
  $24.00
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Philippe Riche, VF, Riche, Philippe, Les Humanoides Associes, 2003, wraps

The conclusion of this beautifully drawn noir graphic novel. Text in French.

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Paroles de Verdun
  $30.00
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Barron Storey, David B, Dominique Bertail, Francois Bézian, Christian Chabouté, Loic Godart, Stephane Levallois, Thierry Martin, Nicolas Nemiri, Gerald Parel, George Pratt, Pascal Rabaté, Christian Rossi, et al, Storey, David B, Dominique Bertail, Francois Bézian, Christian Chabouté, Loic Godart, Stephane Levallois, Thierry Martin, Nicolas Nemiri, Gerald Parel, George Pratt, Pascal Rabaté, Christian Rossi, et al, Barron, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2007, 1st, 9782849469651, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Artists include David B, Dominique Bertail, Francois Bézian, Francois Boucq, Christian Chabouté, Loic Godart, Mathieu Lauffray, Stephane...

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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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Paris sous les eaux
  $35.00
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Joann Sfar, Sfar, Joann, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Gallimard Loisirs, 2018, 1st, 9782742457564, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, 60 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

60 watercolor cartoons of Paris life by Joann Sfar. From the publisher: This art book collects the great drawings that Joann Sfar publishes in Paris...

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Kerascoet, Kerascoet, Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Paris, Soleil, 2014, 1st, 9782302042766, 12.5 inches, 10.6 inches, 324 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

A massive coffee table art book devoted to the artists of Miss Pas Touche, Jolies Tenebres, and Beaute (Miss Don't Touch Me, Beautiful Darkness, and...

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