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Rare 1950s Spanish Encyclopedia Dictionary.

$89

market:

Everyday

dimensions:

5.5" W x 2.25" H x 75" L

2.2 lbs

style:

Traditional

materials:

Wood

Tiggy
Tiggy & Pip
Tiggy & Pip is a vintage home décor shop by mother and son décor and interior design loving duo, Tiggy and Pip Coudray. With a shared love of all things French and vintage we opened our shop in 2011. Based in France, between Cognac and La Rochelle, we source unusual items from recent French and European history. Everyday French household items from the 1880's to 1980's which, although at one time were plentiful, are now increasingly rare and collectible. We source specialist props for films/photo shoots and interior designers. Many of our 'finds' are currently on display in a number of top New York restaurants and Hollywood apartments.

Description

Price includes shipping - see shipping notes. Wow! This was a stunning 'find'! I was so excited to find this gorgeous book, rare and collectible. It was published in 1950! La Fuente Diccionario Enciclopedico Ilustrado is a Spanish one-volume work. It has a beautiful, classic, Art Nouveau inspired, ultramarine blue cover that has faded with time to a subtle, muted tone. This book would look fabulous displayed on a coffee table. A real 'talking point'. Inside the front cover it states that it is has '80,000 Articulos, 1,300 Grabados, 600 Retratos and 100 Cuadros' meaning '80.000 articles, 1.300 prints, 600 portraits and 100 pictures.' The photographs show a very small selection of the pages and the book itself is mesmerising in the detail and information packed into it. Once you pick it up it seems impossible to put it down again! It is a hardcover edition and measures 19cms x 14cms x 6cms (7½" x 5½" x 2¼") and weighs 1kgs (2.2lbs)! The cover is a little loose and the pages are yellowed with 'age spots'. Most importantly it has that 'old book smell' reminiscent of libraries and bookshops from a by-gone era - fabulously comforting. 'Aged to perfection'! Gracias por dar un vistazo a se maravilloso libro! We ship worldwide. Your purchase will be carefully packaged and shipped from France using La Poste's First Class 'Colissimo International' service. It will be fully tracked, signed for and insured. We don't charge for packaging and should the worst happen we always refund or replace. Most orders ship the following business day. When we're extra busy, it may take up to 3 days. Once you have been notified of dispatch the delivery time frames are as follows: Europe: 1 - 5 working days. Rest of the World 5 -14 working days. Sign up at the bottom of the homepage on our website: https://www.tiggyandpip.com to receive our newsletter and discount/sales offers. There's always a discount for multiple purchases and we'll always combine shipping costs to give you the best price. Thank you for visiting, Tiggy X Tiggy x

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