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You've Got Mail - Quirky Belgian Letterboxes

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All Luster books can be ordered in our web shop – which means you can buy them directly from the makers. Orders are shipped from our office in Antwerp, Belgium, using the services of Belgian postal carrier Bpost. 

You can find detailed information regarding shipping costs and delivery times on this page. Please keep in mind that delivery times might be longer during busy times (end of year, official holidays) and check the Bpost website for updated information. 

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Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg, Germany

  • standard shipping: 1,95 EUR
  • order over 30 EUR: free shipping
  • shipping to a Bpost Service Point: free shipping

Delivery time: between 1 and 4 business days.

If your package hasn't arrived after 2 weeks, please contact us. 

Rest of Europe (Andorra, Austria, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Iceland, Lithuania, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey)

  • standard shipping: 7,95 EUR
  • order over 50 EUR: free shipping

Delivery time: between 3 and 10 business days 

If your package hasn't arrived after 2 weeks, please contact us. 

United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Switzerland

  • standard shipping: 14,95 EUR
  • order over 100 EUR: free shipping

Delivery time: between 7 and 10 business days   

If your package hasn't arrived after 2 weeks, please contact us. 

If your country is not listed, please email us for a local store near you or use Amazon to order online worldwide. 

As a Dutchman living in Belgium, Peter Schouten has an outsider’s view on the country that he loves and is fascinated by. As a photographer, he finds Belgium a rewarding subject: its infrastructure, its cities, the diversity of its architecture,... In Belgium, it sometimes seems as if everyone is just fiddling about, unbothered by rules or regulations. Things can seem a bit messy, people can seem a bit headstrong, but that’s what Peter loves so much about them. He wanted to find a way to capture the uniqueness of his surroundings, and found the answer one night while looking through his photographs of an original house from the sixties. The strange letterbox in front of it grabbed his attention: it had the shape of a big eagle sitting on a little concrete house, painted in bright colours. Ever since, Peter has been photographing the weirdest, most puzzling letterboxes all over Belgium.

In 6 years’ time he has built a collection of over 100 photos of the most exceptional examples. Looking at those photos, you’ll agree with the photographer that the Belgian letterboxes form a unique little piece of the country’s cultural heritage: this is Belgian oddity and nonchalance at its best.

Peter Schouten was born in Breda and now lives in the Belgian town Hoogstraten; he moved there more than 33 years ago. He worked as a professional photographer for several years. Today, photography is his creative outlet, a passion that he pursues in his free time.

Editie November 2019
Taal  inleiding in het Nederlands & Engels
Pagina's 160
Formaat 15 x 15 cm
Afwerking Softcover
ISBN 9789460582578