Here and there, if you know where to look, it still is possible to catch a glimpse of an almost-vanished Paris: a scene, an object, that somehow has miraculously survived decades, even centuries. Old-fashioned Pleasures of Paris is a small and exquisite catalog of these rarities. Christophe Destournelles has discovered dozens of vintage "moments" confiseries , barbershops, glove shops; a bougnat (a caf??? that traditionally also sold coal) a bouillion (a restaurant that originally served soup); hookah lounges, ...

Old-Fashioned Corners of Paris 2014, Little Bookroom

ISBN-13: 9781936941100