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Subject: Re: [Leica] Nathan's PAW 48 - what a real bookshop looks like
From: Nathan Wajsman <>
Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2001 09:08:47 +0100
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Definitely a place to visit, next time I am in Paris! Do you have an address
(or a metro stop)?


Steve Unsworth wrote:

> A great place. I have two photographs of it on the web
> s/ppage1.htm
> an exterior shot showing the owner in the window, and
> es/ppage10.htm
> showing the interior.
> Both taken with a pre aspherical Summilux - the second one wide open.
> Steve
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Gerry
> Walden
> Sent: 05 December 2001 10:45
> To:
> Subject: Re: [Leica] Nathan's PAW 48 - what a real bookshop looks like
> Now that's what I call a bookshop. Bookshops tend to draw me in like a
> magnet, and it is relatively unusual for me to escape without buying
> something. Nice shots, Nathan. If you get chance you must visit
> Shaekespeares bookshop in Paris at 4 p.m. on a Tuesday. No good for
> photography books but quite an experience as it was frequented by the
> 'beat'
> poets and people still sleep free amongst the books if they are poor
> artists. And why so specific about the time? Well, if you are lucky you
> may
> get invited to the top room for tea and biscuits (free) which is a rare
> and
> honoured experience which happened to me once and will live a long time
> in
> my memory banks.
> Gerry
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