Un Bouquiniste et Notre Dame

The last few times that I’ve been in Paris I’ve been disappointed to find that the traditional bouquinistes or booksellers along the Seine have been slowly replaced by vendors of tourist tat. This photo from 1931 by Jean Pierre Yves Petit (aka Yvon) is a souvenir of that lost world of book selling in Europe.

 

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