The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging (where packaging is applicable).Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag.See details for additional description.
...Paris is a huge treasure trove, and if you follow the instructions we have mapped out for you, you might discover almost anything...Paris still contains many mysterious secrets and magical places, which you'll discover, to your wonderment, as you explore its many secondhand stores, brimming with all sorts of decorative curiosities...the addresses which follow will provide you with a cornucopia of delights both tiny and huge, at a variety of prices, and invariably with charm... -from the Introduction. Fifty-eight eclectic shops-as well as the Porte de Vanves and Saint-Ouen flea markets-are profiled and photographed in this invaluable guide to shopping for that perfect decorative object. Whether you're searching for garden ornaments, mid-century Scandinavian vases, Grand Tour luggage, mogrammed linen sheets, a train-station clock, Indian textiles, child-sized Thonet furniture, etched glassware, old postcards, or Art Deco lighting, you'll find clues to their whereabouts in these pages.
Edith Pauly is the author of a book for children, Gigi, la grenouille qui voulait voire la mer, and the French correspondent to Interni, a design magazine from Milan, Italy. Sandrine Alouf is a French photographer whose photographs appear in Paris Chic & Trendy and Boutique and Chic Hotels in Paris (both The Little Bookroom). Her installation of photographs of clouds along the platform of the RER Luxemboug station in Paris was called A ciel ouvert ( Open to the sky ).