The Little Book of Versailles (Hardcover)

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-Uncover the history of the palace of Versailles in this charming little book -The latest instalment in a series of pocket-sized guides Why did Louis XIII go to Versailles? How many kings of France have lived in this palace? Why did Louis XIV decide to live outside Paris? When did the king's court settle in the palace? Why did courtiers wear wigs? Who is the most famous chronicler of life in the time of Louis XIV's court? Which sovereign was the mostly badly damaged by the "Affair of the Diamond Necklace"? Which was the last king to live in the castle? Gloriously illustrated with pictures from the past, this little album charts the history of France's most famous castle over the course of four centuries, from its construction in 1631 to the signature of the Peace Treaty in 1919, passing by the women's march on Versailles in 1789.
Product Details
ISBN: 9782812317804
ISBN-10: 2812317809
Publisher: E/P/A Editions
Publication Date: May 15th, 2018
Pages: 176
Language: English