Librairie Auguste BLAIZOT
164, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré
75008 PARIS
Tel.: 33 (0)1 43 59 36 58
Fax 33 (0)1 42 25 90 27
info@blaizot.com
Open Tuesday to Saturday
from 9.30am to 12.30 and 2pm to 6.30pm

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Founded in 1840 and located in the most elegant area of Paris, close to the Champs Elysées, Librairie Auguste Blaizot is the most famous Antiquarian Bookshop in France with its 1930's atmosphere.
It has become renowned as "the place" for the most eminent personalities of the artistic and intellectual world to visit.
Claude Blaizot comes from a long line of Antiquarian Booksellers. He is a well known expert and firmly preserves the tradition of offering only the highest quality works.
Claude Blaizot also offers advice, expertise, collating, care and restoration of books, he organises auction sales. He is also an Art Editor.
Librairie Auguste Blaizot specialises in french literature and provides a considerable choice of the most beautiful books. Here you will find first editions and illustrated books together with decorative bindings.
The regular exhibitions provide invaluable assistance to writers, artists, bookbinders and contemporary editors, and its expertise in decorative bindings is appreciated throughout the world.



Camille BRYEN
La Chair et les mots
Portrait de l'auteur par Zadkine
Paris, K Editeur, 1948.
Reliure de Georges Leroux



Max JACOB
Visions internales
Paris, NRF, 1924
Exemplaire unique enrichi par l'auteur
Reliure de Paul Bonet



André THEURIET
Bouquet de fleurs
Illustrations d'Emile Monchau.
Paris, A. Ferroud, sans date.
Reliure du peintre André Mare



SAINT-LAMBERT
Les Saisons
Paris, Janet, 1823
Reliure de Vogel
Our Specialties
French literature
First Editions
First Prints
Decorated Bindings
Old & Modern Illustrated Books
Books of Contemporary Artists
Comics books

Our Services
Appraisals
Collating
Organisation of Auction Sales

Our Advice
Appraisals
Documentation
Restoration and Care

Our Recurring Exhibitions
Authors, Artists & Bookbinders
Contemporary Editors

Our Catalogues
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History of the Bookshop
Our bookshop was founded in 1840, it is managed by the Blaizot family since 1877.
Here is a quick summary, including our successive past addresses :
1840-1844    Cabinet de lecture de Mademoiselle Boisselle, passage du Saumon. Paris 2ème arrondissement.
1844-1847Cabinet de lecture de Mademoiselle Boisselle et de Messieurs Gabriel et Mallet, passage du Saumon. Paris 2ème arrondissement.
1847-1853Librairie Gabriel, passage du Saumon, Paris 2ème arrondissement.
1853-1874Librairie Joubert, passage du Saumon, Paris 2ème arrondissement.
1874-1877Librairie Denoix, passage du Saumon, Paris 2ème arrondissement.
1877-1899Librairie Lecampion, passage du Saumon, Paris 2ème arrondissement. (Emile Lecampion était l'oncle d'Auguste Blaizot)
1899-1902Librairie Lecampion, 22 rue Le Peletier, Paris 9ème arrondissement.
Mars 1902Librairie Lecampion et Auguste Blaizot, 22 rue Le Peletier, Paris 9ème arrondissement.
Sept. 1902Librairie Lecampion - Auguste Blaizot Successeur, 22 rue Le Peletier, Paris 9ème arrondissement.
1905-1908Librairie Auguste Blaizot, 22 rue Le Peletier, Paris 9ème arrondissement.
1908-1913Librairie Auguste Blaizot, 26 rue Le Peletier, Paris 9ème arrondissement.
1913-1928Librairie Auguste Blaizot, 21 boulevard Haussmann, Paris 8ème arrondissement.
1928-1941Librairie Auguste Blaizot & Fils, 164 faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris 8ème arrondissement.
1941-1974Librairie Auguste Blaizot, 164 faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris 8ème arrondissement (Georges Blaizot, libraire-expert)
Depuis 1974Librairie Auguste Blaizot, 164 faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris 8ème arrondissement (Claude Blaizot, libraire-expert)


Societies of Bibliophiles
We support the following societies of bibliophiles whose publications are consultable in our bookshop :
Les Amis du Livre Contemporain
Les Bibliophiles Comtois
Les Bibliophiles de France
La Compagnie Typographique
Les Amis de la Reliure Originale
Les Cent Une

Claude Blaizot is also an Expert
Expert of the French Cour d'Appel of Paris
Assessor of French Commission de Conciliation et d'Expertise Douanière
Président d'Honneur of Compagnie Nationale des Experts
Président d'Honneur of Syndicat National des Antiquaires
Member of Syndicat national de la Librairie Ancienne et Moderne