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 sixth edition of "Le livre et ses Métiers d'Art" organized by the Anima Libri association in Montreuil-Bellay will be held from 21st to 23rd February 2020. This promises to be a really special fair, with more than 80 professionals from the world of the Art of the Book hailing from all over Europe, and even from Canada. Among the many vrafts represented will be book binders, gilders, book restorers, paper makers and marblers, engravers, typographs, tanners, providers of equipment and tools for amateurs and professionals, as well as antiquarian and modern illustrated book booksellers.
"Le Livre et ses Métiers d'Art" , La Closerie, route de Méron, 49260 Montreuil-Bellay.

Le "Printemps du Livre Ancien" will be held in Angers on 7th and 8th of March in the superb Greniers Saint Jean, place du Tertre Saint Laurent. Many antiquarian and second hand booksellers will be present at this Fair, whose theme this year is "The motionless voyage".

We do hope to see you at one or other of these events, or in Gennes where you are always welcome to come and browse our latest acquisitions and discover the marvellous Loire valley environment which we call home.

Jean-Pierre & Sue Fouques

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