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From Marie-Antoinette's Garden An Eighteenth-Century Horticultural Album

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ISBN-10: 2080201425

ISBN-13: 9782080201423

Edition: 2013

Authors: Elisabeth De Feudeau, Alain Baraton, Catherine Pegard

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An immersive horticultural tour of Marie Antoinette’s domain, the lavishly constructed gardens at Versailles, accompanied by eighteenth-century illustrations. Marie Antoinette took over the splendid former residence of Madame de Pompadour, transforming the gardens into an enchanted landscape. Using archival documents and architect Richard Mique’s original plans from 1777, Elisabeth de Feydeau re-creates the fanciful herbarium, taking the reader on a journey through Marie Antoinette’s estate, just as the queen would have walked it. The reader is invited to stroll from the French Gardens, with their beds of hyacinth, buttercups, and anemones, via the winding paths of the Anglo-Chinese…    
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/3/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 9.78" wide x 12.50" long x 1.05" tall
Weight: 4.004
Language: English