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Midcentury Set of French Leather and Paper Faux or Secret Books

$750per set


Very decorative stack of three little antique and vintage French 'Book-boxes' leather back binding and marbled paper, with secret hiding compartment inside. For safe hiding of something in plain sight. La mort, by M.Maeterlinck, 1911 Jan Yvarsen, by Marie Anne Desmarest, 1958 Confidences d'une trousse noire, by A.J. Cronin, 1964 Book sizes 18.5cm x 11cm (7.3"x4.3"), inside compartment 11x6 (4.3"x2.4") 18.5cm x 11cm (7.3"x4.3"), inside compartment 11x6 (4.3"x2.4") 17.8cm x 13.5cm (7x5.3"), inside compartment 11x8.5 (4.3"x3.4")


  • Dimensions
    Height: 2.56 in. (6.5 cm)Width: 5.52 in. (14 cm)Depth: 7.09 in. (18 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 3
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1970
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Haarlem, NL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1040415046152

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $45 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 7-9 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Haarlem, Netherlands
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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