The Jivan Tabibian Collection at the Civilitas Foundation comprises thousands of books on dozens of topics. The range is exceptional not least because in each area, the collection is deep. The books about wine, cuisine, cigars are as important as the volumes of German philosophy and French intellectual history. Those who have never met Jivan Tabibian will know everything there is to know about him by browsing through this collection. The collection is open and available for use by the curious and the inquisitive. The collection continues to grow through contributions by friends and others who follow the Civilitas Wishlist on Amazon.