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French purple books Classiques Larousse decorative softback books

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A Classiques Larousse paperback book with the iconic purple paper covers. I have a large selection of classic French literature available by Moliere, Corneille, Pascal, Descartes etc. These lovely books are so decorative, they would add charm to your photos, a touch of French character to your home decor or could be used in your altered art projects. Equally they would be a great addition to any vintage book collection.

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These books are in vintage condition. They have foxing on the pages and the covers have that wonderful beige patina that these old paperbacks acquire over time. The edges of the pages have a wonderful deep tanning. There is some underlining and writing, pencil marks, ink blots etc Some have a name written or stamped on the front and inside covers.

These books measure approximately 4 1/4 inches wide x 7 inches tall (approx 11 x 17.5cm)

The shipping is with the "livres et brochures" service from France. I Please allow up to 4 weeks for delivery. If you would like quicker shipping I can send them letter post at an extra charge, just convo me for the cost.

To see more vintage French books and collectibles please visit my shop, Histoires
https://www.etsy.com/shop/Histoires
A Classiques Larousse paperback book with the iconic purple paper covers. I have a large selection of classic French literature available by Moliere, Corneille, Pascal, Descartes etc. These lovely books are so decorative, they would add charm to your photos, a touch of French character to your home decor or could be used in your altered art projects. Equally they would be a great addition to any vintage book collection.

Please select the title(s) you require from the options menu

These books are in vintage condition. They have foxing on the pages and the covers have that wonderful beige patina that these old paperbacks acquire over time. The edges of the pages have a wonderful deep tanning. There is some underlining and writing, pencil marks, ink blots etc Some have a name written or stamped on the front and inside covers.

These books measure approximately 4 1/4 inches wide x 7 inches tall (approx 11 x 17.5cm)

The shipping is with the "livres et brochures" service from France. I Please allow up to 4 weeks for delivery. If you would like quicker shipping I can send them letter post at an extra charge, just convo me for the cost.

To see more vintage French books and collectibles please visit my shop, Histoires
https://www.etsy.com/shop/Histoires

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(1,026)
Reviewed by sanford steinman
5 out of 5 stars
Jul 17, 2017
Same as the first.Great pieces
French purple books Classiques Larousse decorative softback books with FREE SHIPPING

Reviewed by sanford steinman
5 out of 5 stars
Jul 17, 2017
In perfect condition.As if I had part of my past in my hand!
French purple books Classiques Larousse decorative softback books with FREE SHIPPING

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Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
Returns and exchange details
I operate a love it, or return it, no quibble, refund policy. I appreciate that sometimes items are not quite as expected or do not suit, so as a result I am happy to accept returns and provide refunds. Buyers will be responsible for all transit costs. To qualify simply supply tracking details of the returned item and we will issue a refund for the item upon receipt. Please note the item must not be damaged or altered.

I cannot accept a return after 3 months from the delivery of the item.

Please note that patterns, layaway purchases and sale items are non returnable.

Shipping policies

Postage is from France

Small, flat, light items are still sent using the la poste "lettre prioritaire" letter service which has no tracking or insurance. These services can be added for an additional charge.

Small "paquets" are sent using the la poste Paquet Prio International service which has no tracking or insurance. There is a weight limit of 2kg on this service and certain large items cannot be shipped this way. Extra services such as tracking, signature on delivery or insurance are available at an extra charge, please add the upgrade option you want or contact me for a price.

All parcels with a value over $170 or weighing over 2kg will be sent via the Colissimo service This service requires a signature on delivery, includes insurance and is trackable. I will also require a contact phone number for the shipping company.

Please be aware that I ship from France and delivery times outside France and the EU can be longer. Please take this into account when placing your order. I'm afraid I cannot control delivery times and am not responsible for postal delays. If you need your item before a certain date please contact me prior to purchase for a price on expedited shipping.

I will happily ship worldwide and will combine shipping on multiple items. I endeavor to send all items within 3 days of receiving payment however I am not able to ship over weekends.

Please note that buyers are responsible for any and all duties and customs charges that may be incurred.

In cases of non delivery the item will be returned to me. I will refund the purchase price of the item upon receipt of the item. For customers in the EU the return postage is free. For customers outside the EU the return postage is chargeable and I will deduct this cost from the item cost and refund the balance.

SHIPPING COSTS FOR BOOKS: I ship books with the low cost Postal service: "Livres et Brochures". They usually take 10 -21 days, however please be aware that some parcels can take over 28 days.Please be patient. If you require a quicker service with tracking, insurance etc please contact me. Please note this service is not available to French destinations.

I wrap the items very carefully however occasionally an item is damaged while in transit. When you receive your parcel, if you see that it is opened, damaged, broken, always open it in front of the postman and ask him to sign a statement if the content is damaged. With this paper , the French poste will reimburse the content at the declared value for all the parcels with insurance. Without that, the insurance will NOT be functional. I cannot be held responsible for breakages during shipping if insurance was not purchased.

Postal costs and delivery delays are beyond my control.

If you require an invoice you can print this direct from your purchase history in Etsy. Should you require an invoice sending with your order with my store details and registration number please contact me and I will gladly supply this with your order
Postage is from France

Small, flat, light items are still sent using the la poste "lettre prioritaire" letter service which has no tracking or insurance. These services can be added for an additional charge.

Small "paquets" are sent using the la poste Paquet Prio International service which has no tracking or insurance. There is a weight limit of 2kg on this service and certain large items cannot be shipped this way. Extra services such as tracking, signature on delivery or insurance are available at an extra charge, please add the upgrade option you want or contact me for a price.

All parcels with a value over $170 or weighing over 2kg will be sent via the Colissimo service This service requires a signature on delivery, includes insurance and is trackable. I will also require a contact phone number for the shipping company.

Please be aware that I ship from France and delivery times outside France and the EU can be longer. Please take this into account when placing your order. I'm afraid I cannot control delivery times and am not responsible for postal delays. If you need your item before a certain date please contact me prior to purchase for a price on expedited shipping.

I will happily ship worldwide and will combine shipping on multiple items. I endeavor to send all items within 3 days of receiving payment however I am not able to ship over weekends.

Please note that buyers are responsible for any and all duties and customs charges that may be incurred.

In cases of non delivery the item will be returned to me. I will refund the purchase price of the item upon receipt of the item. For customers in the EU the return postage is free. For customers outside the EU the return postage is chargeable and I will deduct this cost from the item cost and refund the balance.

SHIPPING COSTS FOR BOOKS: I ship books with the low cost Postal service: "Livres et Brochures". They usually take 10 -21 days, however please be aware that some parcels can take over 28 days.Please be patient. If you require a quicker service with tracking, insurance etc please contact me. Please note this service is not available to French destinations.

I wrap the items very carefully however occasionally an item is damaged while in transit. When you receive your parcel, if you see that it is opened, damaged, broken, always open it in front of the postman and ask him to sign a statement if the content is damaged. With this paper , the French poste will reimburse the content at the declared value for all the parcels with insurance. Without that, the insurance will NOT be functional. I cannot be held responsible for breakages during shipping if insurance was not purchased.

Postal costs and delivery delays are beyond my control.

If you require an invoice you can print this direct from your purchase history in Etsy. Should you require an invoice sending with your order with my store details and registration number please contact me and I will gladly supply this with your order

Additional policies

All the items I sell are either vintage or antique so may have some flaws, dents, scratches etc. Any defects are described the best of my ability in the listing and where possible I include photos of defects. Please ask questions or request additional photos if needed before you commit to purchase as I want you to be happy with your purchase. Please do not buy if you are expecting an item in 'new' condition unless specified in the listing.

FAQs

I am open to a layaway plan for more expensive items with a combined value of over $100 (including shipping). This way you can split your payments over a period of time between 1 and 3 months. We will agree the payments at the beginning and then your first payment reserves your item.

Please note that after you begin your payments I am unable to refund you or cancel the transaction as the item is reserved for you and unavailable for sale to anyone else. The item will stay on reserve until you finish your final payment.
The quickest and most reliable shipping I offer is using the Colissimo service. Shipping times with Colissimo are 5 - 8 working days from dispatch to delivery. If you want to add this service to your order please purchase the Colissimo upgrade.

If you want a quotation for a quicker service please contact me before your purchase as these services are very expensive.
Please always contact me via Etsy conversations, this way I can link your message easily to your order.

Once you have ordered, please continue to check your Etsy conversations, just in case I need any further information (such as a contact phone number) in order to ship your item.
I will combine shipping on multiple purchases wherever possible.

I can combine shipping with items in my vintage sewing supplies shop,
https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/Couturesse

and with my kitchenalia shop:
https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/AuFournilAncien

and with my vintage clothing shop:
https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/MadameHulla

If you want an exact price for shipping on your order please contact me before you buy so that I can set up a custom listing for all the items you want with the correct shipping charge.

Please note that it is not always possible to combine shipping on large / heavy / fragile items as the economical La Poste service has an upper limit of 2kg.
Yes! I am happy to reserve items for up to a maximum of 1 month. If you would like to reserve an item I will ask you to pay 10% deposit.
Your opinion on my shop is important to me.
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French purple books Classiques Larousse decorative softback books

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  • Vintage item from the 1940s
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Returns and exchanges accepted
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