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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The "Printemps du Livre Ancien" in Angers in early March temporarily ended our outside activities, due to the coronavirus. The International Paris Rare Book Fair in the Grand Palais has been rescheduled from the end of April to 4th-6th September 2020.
This will be one of the last events to be held in the Grand Palais before important renovation work, to last several years, begins in 2021.

We are making the most of this relative calm to catalogue various books and old maps from our stock which we haven't previously had time to do. You will be able to find these items in the "online catalogue" section on this site.
Our on line sales continue as usual and postal services are operating, although orders may take slightly longer than usual.

Let us try to be optimistic in these difficult times, keep our good humour and our enthusiasm, and use this enforced slow-down to review our usual activities, write "real" letters, read or rediscover old favourite classics, play or listen to music.
Spring is on the way and the virus WILL pass. Smile !

Jean-Pierre & Sue Fouques

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