Seller: libertys-fr (17,037) 99.8%, Location: Bry sur Marne, Ships to: Americas, Europe, Asia, AU, Item: 192982232714 Meubles à secrets - Secrets de meubles, French book Meubles à secrets - Secrets de meubles, French book This softcover book with 112 full color pages presents the French secret furniture. Hide, protect, store, such are, among others, the services that a piece of furniture can render. On the occasion of the completion of the restoration of a secret secretary of Martin Guillaume Biennais, The National Museum of Malmaison and Bois-Préau castles show around this unique piece of furniture through the permanent exhibition halls, some forty pieces of furniture and objects with secrets. If it is a furniture of the most appropriate to avoid the eyes indiscreet papers, love letters or money, it is the furniture in fashion in the houses of the 18th century: the secretary, whose name indicates the main function: keep secret. Contents:Preface by Amaury LefébureA piece of furniture to keep secrets: the invention of the secretary, by Isabelle Tamisier-VétoisMechanical furniture in Paris in the 18th century, by Miriam SchefzykAu Singe Violet, Martin Guillaume Biennais, cabinetmaker (1764-1843), by Isabelle Tamisier-VétoisThe private secretary of Martin Guillaume Biennais delivers his secrets, by Isabelle Tamisier-VétoisSecret or discreet?Catalog of exhibited worksBibliography The French texts are written by Isabelle Tamisier-Vétois. Printed in 2018, this book is NEW and is 7 inches x 10 inches ( 18 cm x 26 cm ) For this book, buyer will pay for priority Air Shipping from France USD 6 to France or USD 15 to Europe or USD 16 to the USA and Canada or USD 17 to South America, Asia and other countries. All books are carefully packed in a safe protective packaging Multiple purchases, postage discount: For multiple purchases, postage will be discounted but the overall charge is based upon the total weight of the parcel Your order will be shipped immediately after reception of your payment sent through our free SSL Secured on line Payment with Visa/MasterCard and Amex. We also welcome PayPal with NO surcharge. Click here for more informations on our sales conditions Visit our eBay store PaymentsDeliveryGuarantee All books are carefully packed in a safe protective packaging. We will send your order insured with tracking within 24h / 48h after reception of your payment.100% GUARANTEE means that we stand behind our description. If an item does not meet with your satisfaction for any reason, you may return us within 30 days at reception.