First French edition of this very important work on the history of the Ottoman Empire since the year 1300.
Rare first edition composed in the form of notes or letters.
First edition of more than one of the famous Maqâmât or Sessions of al-Harîrî
First French translation of the very first reliable source on Mongolian domination in Central Asia
The bookshop Pingel Rare Books specialises in rare books and rare maps from the 15th to the 20th century.
Established by Marc Pingel in 1981, the bookstore was located at 49 rue Monsieur le Prince in the 6th arrondissement of Paris. After finishing his studies in Art history, his son Olivier Pingel joined him and trained as a bookseller. With his wife Pascale and his son Alexandre, Olivier exhibits at international fairs in Paris, New York, London... The bookshop works with many private collectors and cultural institutions in France and abroad.
The bookshop is located a stone's throw from the Eiffel Tower, at 67 avenue de Suffren in the 7th arrondissement of Paris.
With more than 35 years of experience in rare and precious books, Olivier Pingel is a recognized expert in atlases and illustrated books. He advises his clients to help them make the best acquisitions.
Olivier Pingel is a member of SLAM (Syndicat de la Librairie Ancienne et Moderne), LILA-ILAB (International League of Antiquarian Booksellers), CLAM (Chambre Professionnelle Belge de la Librairie Ancienne et Moderne) and IMCOS (International Map Collectors' Society).