[Book of Hours] The "Launoit" Hours (Use...
Antverpiae, apud Ioannem Bapt. Vrintium, 1603
First Latin edition of Ortelius’ Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
late 18th c., early 19th c.
Basilae, in Officina Frobeniana, 1532
First edition of Plato given by Froben from the commented Latin translation by Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499) and revised by Simon Grynaeus (1493-1541).
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).