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Antique French Red Book Bundle. Shabby Chic Vintage Book Stack of French School Books.
Antique French Red Book Bundle. Shabby Chic Vintage Book Stack of French School Books.
Antique French Red Book Bundle. Shabby Chic Vintage Book Stack of French School Books.
Antique French Red Book Bundle. Shabby Chic Vintage Book Stack of French School Books.
Antique French Red Book Bundle. Shabby Chic Vintage Book Stack of French School Books.
Antique French Red Book Bundle. Shabby Chic Vintage Book Stack of French School Books.
Antique French Red Book Bundle. Shabby Chic Vintage Book Stack of French School Books.
Antique French Red Book Bundle. Shabby Chic Vintage Book Stack of French School Books.
Antique French Red Book Bundle. Shabby Chic Vintage Book Stack of French School Books.
Antique French Red Book Bundle. Shabby Chic Vintage Book Stack of French School Books.

Antique French Red Book Bundle. Shabby Chic Vintage Book Stack of French School Books.

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€75,00
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€75,00
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This is a stunning set of five antique French books in faded red tones. They are 'aged to perfection' and will give you an instant 'old library' effect. 

If you love shabby chic books then these are for you. They look lovely tied up with natural twine and displayed on a coffee table, mantelpiece, sideboard, bedside table or dresser. The covers have faded with time to subtle, dusky, soft tones and the pages are yellowed with age, with age spots.

This 'red' book bundle is made up of five French, antiquarian school books, very collectible and increasingly hard to find. 
They are in genuine vintage condition, as you can see from the photos. They have been held and read by many, many people who have 'thumbed through' them, studied them, ear marked pages, loved, lost and cherished them and they have finally ended up here - looking for a new home and a new adventure. They have also gathered a few pencil marks and names inside the covers over the years. I've left them exactly as I found them because they're authentic.

Most importantly they have that 'old book smell' reminiscent of libraries and bookshops from a by-gone era - fabulously comforting.

The five books are all hard cover editions, they are distressed from years of genuine use and some of the pages are delicate and loose:

The titles are: 

Le Français par les Textes, cours élémentaire. - V. Bouillot (1912 edition.) This 107 year old book was published by France's famous Parisian publisher 'Librairie Hachette' and is full of exercises, examples and studies of French grammar, vocabulary and verb conjugation. 

Algèbra et Arithmétique, classes de quatrième et troisième. - L. Roux (1938 edition.) A book full of formulas and equations so if you love Algebra this book is for you!

Histoire de France, cours moyen et supérieur. - A Aymard (1931 edition.) This book has a wonderful cover illustration of a scene from the French Revolution and is a guide to French history from prehistoric times, through the Gaule's, the middle ages, the 100 years war, and the wars of religion, through to the French Revolution, Napoléon and all the way to the Great War (1914 - 1917) and is impossible to put down once you start reading it!

Arithmétique, cours élémentaire, 1e et 2e années. - M. Delfaud et A. Millet. (1930 edition.) This book is packed full of fabulous old diagrams and illustrations of angles, spheres, cones and mathematical equations. This book is also published by France's famous Parisian publisher 'Librairie Hachette'

Deuxième Livre de Lecture Expliquée, Vocabulaire et Composition. Cours Moyen - M. Guéchot (1907 edition.) This 112 year old book studies French grammar, vocabulary and verb conjugation through writings by Frances famous author, such as Diderot, La Fontaine, Victor Hugo, Flaubert, Voltaire and Molière to name but a few.

If you would like to display the books in a bundle, tied up with the twine (like the photos), then you would need a minimum space of 8cms/ 3¼" high x 20cms/ 7¾" long x 14cms/ 5½" deep. 
They weigh 1.2kgs/ 2.6lbs.

The more book bundles I compile the more difficult it gets to part with them as each set is so steeped in history and life that they 'feel' alive to me. 

Thank you for looking and I hope you enjoy seeing these books as much as I have enjoyed finding them.

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