Tag Archives: UNESCO World Heritage

As Important As The Eiffel Tower ?

Les Bouquinistes,┬áthe booksellers whose iconic green stalls have lined the River Seine in the heart of Paris for more than two hundred years, are campaigning to be recognized by UNESCO as a world cultural treasure. Jerome Callais, the president of … Continue reading

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It’s World Book Day !

I’m certain that all of you bibliophiles know that today is UNESCO World Book and Copyright Day. Readers around the globe are celebrating with all manner of bookish events. My friends in the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) are … Continue reading

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A Perfect Mountain Lake

World Press Award-winng British photographer Geoff Tompkinson is lucky enough to reside for part of each year along the shore of Austria’s “perfect mountain lake” Hallstatt. If you’ve been fortunate enough to visit┬áthis UNESCO World Heritage site, or if you … Continue reading

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