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A DAY AT VERSAILLES. Yves Carlier. Flammarion, Paris, 2013. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York. 224 pp. with 166 ills. (150 col.). 24 x 15 cm. ISBN 9782080301437 In English.
Publisher's description: The Chateau de Versailles is one of the most beautiful and fascinating achievements of eighteenth century French art. This unique book offers readers unprecedented access to this historical treasure. The world's most iconic chateau has welcomed tourists the world over, yet this handsome slipcased volume offers up the charm of a thousand and one hidden places in the chateau, its gardens, and pavilions. All were designed to surprise and delight the eye and all the senses at every turn, their ornate decoration forming an integral part of the elite lifestyle of the eighteenth century. This comprehensive volume captures the exquisite setting and inimitable ambience of Versailles and its gardens, from its intimate private spaces usually closed to the general public to the charming Petit Trianon and dairy farm created for the pure pleasure of Marie Antoinette.
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1600-1800 — Several Media, Interior Design
Plans: 70
Worldwide Number: 157197
Hardcover, boxed $34.95t (libraries receive a 20% discount on this title)    

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