On the occasion of their third anniversary, Editions Montsalvens are launching a new collection of beautiful books whose first work is entitled Grains de Beauté (Beauty Marks). It traces the extraordinary adventure of Charles Morel, son of a Vaud flour merchant who settled in Gruyère. A bookseller and paper-maker, he has become one of the emblematic photographers of the canton of Friborg. In a book richly illustrated with vintage photos, his grandson René Morel tells the story of this family. There are more than 330 vintage postcard reproductions illustrating the towns and villages of the district as well as various...
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