16 comments on “Bouquinistes

  1. One of life’s great pleasures – to stroll through the book/art sellers booths along the Seine . . . You bring back memories I can smell, taste, hear . . . Thanks!

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  2. Your piece leaves me with the scent of old leather and the flash of manuscript gold, red, blues on yellow parchment – the illustration speaking of a different time (my father was an antiquarian book dealer). Thank you for the memories

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  3. I remember the joy of stumbling on Shakespeare and Company my first trip to Paris years ago. I confess I was more enamoured of the authors associated with the book store than the tactile features of the books. I think I overlooked the best part.

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