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Book and map shop Librairie Loeb-Larocque (Joppen et Loeb associes SARL) guarantees the authenticity and condition of each lot described in our catalogs. The warranty has no time limit. We supply a certificate for each item sold.
Defects in lots offered for sale have been carefully noted.

These conditions of sale are the complete and only terms and conditions on which items in the catalog are offered for sale.
By ordering an item, the buyer agrees to be bound by these Conditions of Sale.

The term "color" means that the color is applied by hand.

-  "Original colors / col. ancien-d' époque" means that the item was colored at or about the time of publication.

- "Colored/color" means that the map has recently been hand-colored within the last 50 years.

Measurements are given in centimeters; height is given first, excluding margins.

We accept PayPal, Visa, Mastercard, bank wire, cash, or cheques. For foreign cheques less than 5,000 euros,  we charge a 25 euro banking/handling fee.
Buyers are advised that the property will not be released until payment has cleared unless they have a pre-arranged check acceptance account.

Parcels are shipped by DHL or registered mail and need to be signed for. Insurance is included. For shipments up to one kg, we charge a flat shipping fee of 15 euros for shipments within France.
For parcels shipped within Europe, a flat 20,00 euros is charged. For shipments outside of Europe, you are billed at nominal postal fees.

Typically for USA euros 25.00, Asia, Africa euros 35.00 and Australia euros 45.00 for parcels up to one kg. Heavier parcels are shipped at a nominal postal fee.
Items are fully insured and usually shipped the day following payment.

We ship maps and prints in sturdy tubes or strong packaging if necessary.

The items are shipped when your payment is received.

Following the European Consumer Rights Directive, a buyer habitually residing in the European Union has the right to cancel the contract for the purchase of an item, without giving any reason.
The cancellation period will expire 14 calendar days from the day after the date on which you or a third party (other than the carrier and indicated by you) acquires physical possession of the lot.

To exercise the right to cancel, you must inform Joppen et Loeb Associes SARL, which is offering to sell the lot either as an agent for the seller or as the owner of the lot, of your decision to cancel this contract by a clear statement (e.g. a letter sent by post, 31 rue de Tolbiac, 75013 Paris France or e-mail (info @
To meet the cancellation deadline, it is sufficient for you to send your communication concerning your exercise of the right to cancel before the cancellation period has expired.

Effects of cancellation
If you cancel this contract, we will reimburse you all payments received from you, including the costs of delivery (except for the supplementary costs arising if you chose a type of delivery other than the least expensive type of standard delivery offered by us).
We may deduct from the reimbursement for loss in value of any goods supplied if the loss results from unnecessary handling by you.
We will make the reimbursement without undue delay and not later than –
(a) 14 days after the day we receive back from you any goods supplied, or
(b) (if earlier) 14 days after the day you provide evidence that you have returned the goods, or
(c) if there were no goods supplied, 14 days after the day on which we are informed about your decision to cancel this contract.

We will make the reimbursement using the same means of payment as you used for the initial transaction unless you have expressly agreed otherwise; in any event, you will not incur any fees due to the reimbursement. We may withhold reimbursement until we have received the goods back or you have supplied evidence of having sent back the goods, whichever is the earliest.

You are only liable for any diminished value of the goods resulting from handling that is not necessary to establish the nature, characteristics and functioning of the goods.

No-Responsibility Disclaimer
We're committed to being accurate in stock maintenance and website health. Still, we do not accept any responsibility for any damage incurred when listed items are no longer available at ordering or if electronic orders do not arrive in our inbox.
Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of this website is done at your own discretion and risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.

Every effort is made to keep this website up and running smoothly. However, we take no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, this website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Joppen et Loeb associes sarl is committed to protecting and respecting any personal information you share with us. Read more about privacy policy.

  • These terms and conditions are binding upon you and may be amended by us at any time.
    You will be notified of any such changes via email.

    Please get in touch with us before ordering if you have further questions.

    This website operates under French Law, and any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of France.

    Librairie Loeb-Larocque
    Joppen et Loeb associes sarl
    31 rue de Tolbiac, 75013 Paris, France
    info @
    Tél. +33 (0)1 84 88 45 86    /   +33 (0)1 44 24 85 80

    TVA : FR 41 539129437
    RCS 539129437
    Capital social : 10 000 €