The bookshop Pingel Rare Books specialises in maps, atlases and beautiful illustrated books from the 15th to the 20th century.
Created 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. Accompanied by his wife Pascale and his son Alexandre, Olivier exhibits its books at international fairs in Paris, New York, London... The bookshop works with many private collectors and cultural institutions in France and abroad.
Today, the bookshop is located a stone's throw from the Eiffel Tower, at 67 avenue de Suffren in the 7th arrondissement of Paris.