Looking for a copy of a rare book for a present to a professor!
April 27, 2007 12:48 AM   Subscribe

I'm looking for a place to find a rare copy of a theological text as a present for a retiring professor.

One of my favorite professors is retiring this year, and I thought I'd try to score a rare copy of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin's "The Divine Milieu" or "Hymn of the Universe" as a retirement present for her (or St. Therese of Lisieux's "Story of a Soul"). It'd be great to get it in French (the native language), as she's fluent, and hardcover is a necessity. I've looked on ebay, but I couldn't really find anything; any suggestions for sites / stores to look? I live in upstate Connecticut, but could travel within a couple hours for it if necessary. Thanks in advance!
posted by Mali to Shopping (4 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Well, you could try Amazon.fr ...
posted by Sonny Jim at 1:49 AM on April 27, 2007

Try Abe Books. They seem to have copies of both books.
posted by fallenposters at 3:23 AM on April 27, 2007

Often the cheapest place to buy French books if you are based in the US is Amazon.ca because shipping costs are a lot less. They have both books in English and French.
posted by TheRaven at 5:23 AM on April 27, 2007

AddALL is great for used stuff.
posted by washburn at 6:47 AM on April 27, 2007

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