Versailles And the Court Under Louis XIV
by James Eugene Farmer
Publisher: The Century Co.
This book is in good condition. Hardcover. First Edition. This is an antiquarian book that has had a long and illustrious journey through time. Please take a look at the pictures to ascertain the condition and state of this book. If you have any questions please ask. Embossed blue cloth boards are worn along edges and corners with some surface rubbing. Hinges tight. Binding square. Top edge gilt. Deckled page edges. Profusely illustrated. Text block is crisp and clean but may have some slight toning and/or foxing. 447 pages -
--ABOUT THIS ITEM--
Immerse yourself in the opulence and grandeur of the French court under the reign of Louis XIV with "Versailles And the Court Under Louis XIV" by James Eugene Farmer. This beautifully illustrated book, originally published in 1905, takes you on a journey through the history and splendor of the iconic Palace of Versailles. Step back in time and explore the lavish world of Louis XIV, known as the "Sun King," as Farmer's vivid descriptions and captivating illustrations bring the era to life.
From the breathtaking architecture and stunning gardens of Versailles to the intricate court etiquette and fascinating anecdotes about the nobles and courtiers, this book provides a captivating glimpse into the luxurious lifestyle of the French monarchy during the reign of Louis XIV. Featuring rich illustrations that showcase the grandeur of the palace and its surroundings, this book is a visual treat for history and art enthusiasts alike. The detailed descriptions and anecdotes provide a deeper understanding of the political, social, and cultural aspects of Louis XIV's court, making it a valuable resource for history buffs and researchers.
Whether you're a history enthusiast, an admirer of French culture, or simply intrigued by the opulence of Versailles, "Versailles And the Court Under Louis XIV" is a must-have addition to your collection. Discover the secrets and stories of one of the most iconic palaces in the world with this beautifully illustrated and meticulously crafted book by James Eugene Farmer.
Item Dimensions: 9.25 inches x 6.25 inches