Bibliothèque de la Librairie des Carrés

Librairie des Carrés

We specialise in travel and exploration, science and technology, architecture, gardening and agriculture, illustrated books, literature, decorative bindings, history and rare books.

We are open all year round by appointment.

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We wish all our visitors a happy bibliophilic New Year ! We will be participating this Spring in the following events:

From 17th to 19th February, "Le Livre et ses métiers d'art", in the town of Montreuil-Bellay in Anjou, will assemble some 60 professionals in the fields of paper making and marbling, binding and restoration, gilding, calligraphy and related tools and materials, making it the largest european manifestation of its kind.

From 10th to 12th March, we will attend the 10th edition of the Maastricht Antiquarian Book & Print Fair (Netherlands), to be held in the 14th century Sint Jan Church in the heart of the city.

Our annual Parisian Grand Palais Fair will be held this year from 7th to 9th April. Rebaptised "Rare Books & Fine Art Fair", il will include for the first time specialist experts in various fields of collectables. The special guest institution is the Franco-American Museum from Blérancourt.

We look forward to meeting you at one of these venues and as always would be delighted to show you our latest acquisitions in our home town of Gennes.

Jean-Pierre & Sue Fouques

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