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"Toward the end of the ancien regime, there were attempts to establish bazaar-like shops and fixed-price stores in Paris. Some large magasins de nouveautes - such as Le Diable Boiteux, Les Deux Magots, Le Petit Matelor, Pygmalion - were founded during the Restoration and during the reign of Louis Philippe; but these were businesses of an inferior sort compared to today's establishments. The era of the department stores dates, in fact, only from the Second Empire. they have undergone a great deal of development since 1870, and they continue to develop." E,mile/ Levasseur, Histoire du commerce de la France, vol. 2 (Paris, 1912), p. 449. [ A2, 4] {p. 37}.

"How gratings- as allegories- have their place in hell. In the Passage Vivienne, sculptures over the main entrance representing allegories of commerce, [C1, 1]" (p. 82) ***Note to the Editor/s - is this how you want me to handle this type of situation - the...

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