Amazon Can’t Replace This


In my ongoing obsession to visit or document every quirky secondhand bookshop, I offer you La Caverne aux Livres in the suburban Paris town of Auvers-sur-Oise. Located next to the town’s railway station, this terrific little bookstore occupies a repurposed 19th century train repair building and two decommissioned 19th century postal rail carriages. The shop has an eclectic collection of used titles. And as you would expect in a town with such strong Van Gogh connections—he’s even buried here—there are a wide variety of art books to choose from.







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2 Responses to Amazon Can’t Replace This

  1. roos says:

    what an amazing find. judge the shop by its building.

  2. Pingback: Amazon Can’t Replace This (2) | Travel Between The Pages

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