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American Civil War

In 1861, when Abraham Lincoln became president, 7 states (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina and Texas) proclaimed the independency of a Confederation of states, under the presidency of ... Read more

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Otto von Bismarck

Otto von Bismarck was born on April 1st, 1815 to Schönhausen , and died in Friedrichsruh on July 30th, 1898. He was a great statesman (Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Prussia for almost thirty years) and the real mas... Read more

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Joseph Nicéphore Niépce

Niépce was born in Chalon sur Saône on 7th March 1765 and died in Saint Loup de Varennes on 5th July 1833.After patenting a new engine in 1807, he spent his life looking for a method that could create images directly ... Read more

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Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall, whose name was originally Moishe Segal, was born from a jewish family in Vitebsk on 7th July 1887.After participating to the russian Revolution, he had to escape in France in 1923; he had then to es... Read more

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Keith Haring e la Pop Art

Welcome to our page dedicated to Keith Haring: together with Jean-Michel Basquiat, he has been  one of pop art’s stars.Born in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, on 4th May 1958, Keith Haring begins his artistic life in 197... Read more

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Aldus Manutius and italics

Aldus Manutius was born in Bassanio in 1452 (or perhaps in 1449-50). After studying in Rome, and having lived in Ferrara and Carpi, Manutius moved to Venice, where he opened a publishing house and began printing, espe... Read more

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Monthly promo!

Welcome to our page dedicated to special offers made by our partner bookshops.Here you can find out of print and rare books on sale.Discounts are valid for a limited period of time according to specific conditions by ... Read more

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Rare and collectable books

Discover our collection of collectable and rare books printed between 1470 and 1700! Read more

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Niccolò Macchiavelli

Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli  was an Italian Renaissance historian, politician, diplomat, philosopher, humanist, and writer. He has often been called the founder of mode... Read more