Versailles: Absolutism and Harmony

By: Babelon, Jean Pierre

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279pgs.Decorative endpapers, Blue fabric boards, the extremities have an attractive purple tint from toning. Internally fine, unmarked copy. Hundreds of full color photographs. Unclipped pictorial jacket. When built, the world of Versailles seemed so grandiose that guides and descriptions appeared from the very first years of its construction. This perfect expression of absolute monarchy, every detail of which was overseen by Lois XIV, became the model for European royal palaces thereafter.Full-color photographs taken throughout the year reflect the beauty of Versailles in all four seasons; included are the newly restored rooms of what were the personal headquarters of the monarch. While stunningly beautiful, this book boasts an important text by the world's leading experts, who introduce new and important scholarship to a subject that remains endlessly fascinating to every visitor to France.

Title: Versailles: Absolutism and Harmony

Author Name: Babelon, Jean Pierre

Categories: General,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Vendome Pr: 1998

ISBN Number: 0865651507

ISBN Number 13: 9780865651500

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 10 1/4" x 13"

Seller ID: 026872

Keywords: Versailles Photography Louis XiV