Kemp, G. van der and Levron, J. Translated by Ethel Whitehorn. Cover design by Chapelain-Midy.
Title VERSAILLES AND THE TRIANONS.
Publisher Nicholas Kaye, London, 1958, first English edition.
Seller ID 24213
238 pp, 8vo (8 5/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions - fold-out map at rear. Contents: Versailles in Literature; The Park; From the Village of Versailles to the Chateau of Louis XIV; Stages i n Construction and Planning; The Splendour of the Reign in the Early Days of the Chateau; Decline and Misfortune; The Time of Louis the Well-Beloved; The Last Queen of Versailles; Neglected Glory; The Great and Small Apartments; The Museum of F r e n c h History; The Trianons; Index. Book slightly bowed, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, three very small corner bumps, light shelf soiling on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has light browning, light wear and wrinkling at top/bottom o f s pi ne a nd f lap-folds, a few small edge tears archivally taped. Very Good-/Very Good-