Librairie Le Feu Follet - Paris - +33 (0)1 56 08 08 85 - Contact us - 31 Rue Henri Barbusse, 75005 Paris

Antique books - Bibliophily - Art works

Sell - Valuation - Buy
Les Partenaires du feu follet Ilab : International League of Antiquarian Booksellers SLAM : Syndicat national de la Librairie Ancienne et Moderne
Advanced search

Receive our catalog


The Feu Follet's Letter
Begriffe und Konzepte der Bibliophilie
The enigma
New arrivals
In the bookshop
Bibliographic essays
The illustrators of La Gazette du Bon Ton

Begriffe und Konzepte der Bibliophilie

The laid Holland

The laid HollandThe laid Holland
The different types of printing paper

The Vergé paper

The elegant laid Holland, all of laid lines and chainlines, is the illustrious descendant of fruit groves invented in France by Protestant artisans who took refuge in the Netherlands after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes.

If this beautiful paper, insensitive to foxing and time, is not often that of tiny print head with the author or some bibliophiles, however it is the preferred luxury draw most of the novels of the late the nineteenth and twentieth century. This thick, soft paper whose subdued ivory is imbued with light and mixes with the ink of words contributes to the intimacy of the relationship between book and reader. For that it proves ideal support proofreading of the favorite texts.

> View our selection of first editions on Dutch paper.
Leave a comment
On-line help