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The bouquinistes of Paris. Image: Kalin Petrov, reproduced with permission

The Bouquinistes of Paris (the riverside booksellers) trade along the banks of the Seine, thus making it ‘the only river in the world that runs between 2 bookshelves’. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage site, the 240 bouquinistes possess of 900 “green boxes” to house their 300,000 old books, journals and trading cards
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