New French Imports 2020

These books are all from our latest shipment from France. Graphic novels (albums) and art books. Primarily French titles, but also art books from Ominiky Ediciones in Spain. Brand new titles as well as new supplies of out-of-stock titles. Enjoy!

 
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Soon
  $35.00
Thomas Cadène, Benjamin Adam, Cadène, Thomas, Adam, Benjamin, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205078749, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 240 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

I saw this big graphic novel at Angouleme and was immediately impressed. The simple graphic style reminds me of Alexandre Clerisse, but Benjamin Adam...


Belladone l'Integrale
  $60.00
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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Soleil, Toulon, 2011, 9782302018853, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 152 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards with dust jacket, French

This lovely hardcover bound edition of Belladone collects all three volumes plus a 10-page sketchbook section.

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Jean-David Morvan, Pierre Alary, Morvan, Jean-David, Alary, Pierre, Bump to top of spine corner otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344011966, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Pierre Alary's action-packed take on Conan. New adaptation of The Queen of the Black Coast. Plus 16 pages of extras only in this first printing: Five Conan...


Even Mehl Amundsen, Amundsen, Even Mehl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2020, 1st, 979-10-96315-64-2, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 300 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial cloth

Following the very successful TEGN trilogy, Even Mehl Amundsen's first published sketchbook. Decade is a carefully curated selection of his works chosen...

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Liana Anatolevich, Anatolevich, Liana, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Mallorca, 2018, 1st, 12.2 inches, 8.9 inches, 80 pages, over 160 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Liana Anatolevich is a digital illustrator living in Irkutsk, Russia. This is her first art book. Over 160 illustrations and drawings and two pages of...


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Mirka Andolfo, Andolfo, Mirka, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Joker, Loveval, Belgium, 2018, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.4 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This French edition is two and a half inches taller and wider than the comic book sized American edition. A 48-page graphic novel by Mirka Andolfo, a female...


Creatures
  $50.00
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Jean-Baptiste Andreae, Andreae, Jean-Baptiste, one corner slightly bumped corner otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Akileos, 2019, 1st, 9782355743337, 12 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A whole book about what I like most about this artist! Paintings, illustrations and drawings of cuties by Andreae "Beauties" make up most of the book. 32...

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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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Aslan, Aslan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Paris, Dynamite / La Musardine, 2019, 1st, 9782362345005, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 272 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: The first complete collection of the Aslan pin-ups that appeared in Lui magazine--a journey through the golden age of eroticism! In...

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Virginie Augustin, Augustin, Virginie, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344020654, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Virginie Augustin studied animation at the École des Gobelins before working for Walt Disney on films like 'Tarzan' and 'Hercules.' Her comics...

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Virginie Augustin, Augustin, Virginie, Limited to 1500 copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Glenat, Paris, 2019, 1st, 14.75 inches, 11 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This out-of-print large format black & white edition reproduces Augustin's inked pages prior to the application of color, and 13 pages of sketches and...

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Tex Avery
  $75.00
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Patrick Brion, Tex Avery, Brion, Patrick, Avery, Tex, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (top edge of dustjacket lightly rubbed), Paris, Chene, 1984, 2nd 2000, 9782851083715, 12.5 inches, 10 inches, 176 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, French

A detailed filmography of every one of Avery's films for Warner Bros., MGM & Universal. Each entry includes credits, synopsis, and a frame from the...

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Seaside - Signed & Numbered
  $65.00
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François Avril, Avril, François, One of numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka / Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9782390410072, 10.75 inches, 11 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book presenting the recent paintings of illustrator and occasional bande dessinee artist Avril. This is a numbered limited edition with a...

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Captain Death
  $29.00
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Alexis Bacci Leveillé, Bacci Leveillé, Alexis, Fine, Paris, Casterman, 2019, 1st, 9782203196957, 7.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 220 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

Alexis Bacci Leveillé, a graduate of the Gobelins School, is a animation storyboard artist who entered the bande dessinee field as the co-creator and...

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Lastman, Tome 11
  $20.00
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2018, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with 15 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, French

You may have read the first six-volume story arc of this manga-inspired action adventure series in English. Since First Second is extremely unlikely to...

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Lastman, Tome 12
  $20.00
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2019, 1st, 9782203186118, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 224 pages, black & white with 14 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, French

You may have read the first six-volume story arc of this manga-inspired action adventure series in English. Since First Second Books is extremely unlikely...

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Lastman, Tome 7
  $20.00
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2015, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with 10 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, French

You may have read the first six-volume story arc of this manga-inspired action adventure series in English. Since First Second is extremely unlikely to...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Bump to the lower corner of the front cover otherwise Very 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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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, Soleil, Toulon, 2014, 1st, 12.7 inches, 8.7 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In the world of Echo, a mirror world of the Earth, modern technologies do not exist. After New York and Paris, the destination is Hollywood! Cinema can...


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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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2017, 1st, 978-2302055834, 12.75 inches, 9.125 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; only magic reigns. On Ekho you'll...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2017, 12.75 inches, 9.125 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Operation Black Tea! Agents Fourmille and Yuri, in the secret service of her holiness the Pontiff, are tasked with leading an...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2018, 978-2-302-06985-5, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Back to the Big Apple for this new adventure! Beautiful Fourmille is inhabited by the spirit of a murdered sommelier. If she is to...

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Giovanni Di Gregorio, Alessandro Barbucci, Di Gregorio, Giovanni, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2020, 1st, 9791034736973, 11.5 inches, 8.6999999999999993 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new series beautifully illustrated by Barbucci (Skydoll, Ekho, Monster Allergy), a young adult fantasy about three sisters. This stand alone first volume...

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Barbara Canepa, Alessandro Barbucci, Canepa, Barbara, Barbucci, Alessandro, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light bump to the lower corners, otherwise very sharp, tight, clean), Soleil, Toulon, 2004, 1st Limited, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 108 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This long out of print limited edition reproduces the third Sky Doll volume (with an alternate ending) in its pencil form: the lefthand pages reproduce the...

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Gary Baseman, Rockin Jelly Bean, Tim Biskup, Coop, Mark Ryden, Baseman, Rockin Jelly Bean, Tim Biskup, Coop, Mark Ryden, Gary, Very Fine, Shibuya, Japan, Presspop, 2002, 1st, 9781151009357, 6 inches, 4 inches, color

Hello from Los Angeles is a set of five postcards--one each by Gary Baseman, Rockin Jelly Bean, Tim Biskup, Coop, Mark Ryden--commemorating an appearance by...

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Les Cockpits de Jean-Luc Beghin
  $50.00
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Jean-Luc Beghin, Beghin, Jean-Luc, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Geneva, Paquet, 2017, 1st, 978-2888907770, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 208 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Jean-Luc Beghin is a world renown aviation illustrator famous for his incredibly detailed and accurate illustrations of the cockpits of famous aircraft....

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The Art of David Benzal
  $40.00
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David Benzal, Benzal, David, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2019, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 104 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

David Benzal is one of the first Spanish concept artists. This book highlights his career as a character and environment designer and illustrator for video...

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Ladies - Signed & Numbered
  $65.00
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Philippe Berthet, Berthet, Philippe, One of 2500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka / Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9782390410065, 10.75 inches, 11 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book exploring the illustrative work of bande dessinee artist Berthet (Pin-Up). This is a numbered limited edition with a removable art print signed...

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Frédéric Brrémaud, Federico Bertolucci, Brrémaud, Frédéric, Bertolucci, Federico, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Vents d'Ouest, 2018, 1st, 978-2749308432, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the writer and artist of the Love series is this two-part fantasy series. Featuring a forest world with foxes, boars, and mythological creatures. With...

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Bram Stoker Dracula
  $35.00
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Georges Bess, Bess, Georges, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344038604, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 208 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Georges Bess, protege of Moebius and Jodorowsky, shows off his detailed, crafted 208-page Dracula! From the publisher: A gothic masterpiece of dark...

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Georges Bess, Bess, Georges, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344025123, 14.5 inches, 10.8 inches, 208 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Georges Bess, protege of Moebius and Jodorowsky, shows off his detailed, crafted 208-page Dracula in this large format edition! From the publisher: A...

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Chien Rouge, Chien Noir
  $36.00
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Frederic Bezian, Bezian, Frederic, Very Fine, Paris, Carabas, 2006, 1st thus, 2351001117, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 96 pages, two-color, softcover, French wraps, French

This is the second, Carabas edition of Bezian's structural experiment in comics storytelling. The first edition was from publisher PMJ in 1999. The title...

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Christophe Blain, Blain, Christophe, Limited to 2500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2016, 1st, 9782205074222, 11.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 104 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A black and white version of the latest volume of Christophe Blain's great western series. Limited to 2500 copies. Blain uses a split brush inking...


King Kong
  $25.00
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Michel Piquemal, Christophe Blain, Piquemal, Michel, Blain, Christophe, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light cover wear), Paris, Robinson Editions, 2019, 1st, 9782017076339, 11.5 inches, 10 inches, 48 pages, For this picture story book adaptation of the classic story, Christophe Blain alternates between full-page illustrations and four panel pages opposite text. It's a treasure! 5 double-page and 15 full-page color illustrations and 15 smaller text illustrati, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

For this picture story book adaptation of the classic story, Christophe Blain alternates between full-page illustrations and four panel pages opposite text....

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Joann Sfar, Christophe Blain, Sfar, Joann, Blain, Christophe, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205077988, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This new Blueberry series is written by Sfar and illustrated by Blain. Following his example in Gus Tome 4, Blain "casts" his characters with...

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Blutch: Un Autre Paysage
  $70.00
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Blutch, Blutch, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrink wrap, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205079586, 12.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 240 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Blutch Drawings 1994-2018" A beautiful art book and exhibition catalog of Blutch drawings in a variety of media, with more drawings than have ever been...

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Petales
  $16.00
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Gustavo Borges, Borges, Gustavo, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Geneva, Paquet, 2018, 1st, 9782889330959, 11.9 inches, 8.6999999999999993 inches, 40 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A wordless graphic novel for all ages. A poignant tale of caring, kindness and generosity. From the publisher: I collect wood to feed the stove in the...

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Tremen
  $25.00
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Pim Bos, Bos, Pim, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782505079101, 11 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An incredible wordless sci-fi graphic novel by a brand new talent Pim Bos. Mysterious, surrealist, post-apocalyptic, and totally silent, this is a visit...

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Le Cauchemar Argente
  $36.00
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Gregoire Bouchard, Bouchard, Gregoire, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2017, 1st, 9782352834366, 12 inches, 9 inches, 205 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This album was a revelation to me. I'd never heard of Quebec comic book creator Grégoire Bouchard or this 1990s realistic science fiction comic....

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Terminus, la Terre
  $36.00
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Gregoire Bouchard, Bouchard, Gregoire, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket in publisher's shrink wrap, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2017, 1st, 978-2352834397, 12 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This album was a revelation to me. I'd never heard of Quebec comic book creator Grégoire Bouchard or this 1990s realistic science fiction comic....

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Veronique Fromanger, Rembrandt Bugatti, Fromanger, Veronique, Bugatti, Rembrandt, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Paris, Les Editions De l'Amateur, 2016, 1st thus, 978-2859175603, 12.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 392 pages, over 800 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The most extensive retrospective on this famous Italian sculptor Rembrandt Bugatti, known primarily for his breathtaking wildlife bronzes. Includes a...

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Trap
  $24.00
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Mathieu Burniat, Burniat, Mathieu, Very Fine, issued with a Fine dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 978-2505067054, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A wordless graphic novel.  From the Publisher: Our man is a trapper who lives in the wild. Our dog is his only companion. Our man acquires the...

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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Cornelius, Paris, 2015, 1st, 5.25 inches, 4.25 inches, 32 pages, Softcover, color wraps

A blank notebook with two unpublished covers by Charles Burns . For six years, Charles Burns dedicated time to create the X'ed Out trilogy. In...

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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Near Fine (light wear to the edges, very flat, clean, unused), Leuven, Belgium, Beeld Beeld, 2010, 1st, 9781151022219, 47 inches, 33 inches, color

The poster of the Charles Burns Expo (exhibition) at M -- Museum Leuven or simply M -- an art museum in the inner city of Leuven, Belgium, in the super...

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Charles Burns Expo M Poster
  $45.00
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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Very Fine, Beeld Beeld, Leuven, Belgium, 2010, 1st, 27.7 inches, 19.7 inches, color

The poster of the Charles Burns Expo (exhibition) at M -- Museum Leuven or simply M -- an art museum in the inner city of Leuven, Belgium. A 50 x 70 cm...

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Crane / Skull - Small Notebook
  $12.00
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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Cornelius, Paris, 2015, 1st, 5.25 inches, 4.25 inches, 32 pages, Softcover, color wraps

A blank notebook with two unpublished covers by  Charles Burns . For six years, Charles Burns dedicated time to create the  X'ed Out...

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Dedales Limited Edition Totebag
  $30.00
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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Limited to 500 copies, Cornelius, Paris, 2019, 1st, color

A Charles Burns collectible limited to 500 copies. On the occasion of the release of "Dédales" by Charles Burns, Cornelius produced this unique...

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