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Title:
Versailles illustrated, or Divers views of the several parts of the royal palace of Versailles : as likewise of all the fountains, groves, parterras, ye labyrinth & other ye most beautiful parts of the gardens, wherein are represented whatever is remarkable, whether statues, groups of figures, water falls, pleasure houses &c. : drawn on the spot by the order & with the approbation of the French king.
Alternate Title(s):
Versailles illustrated
Divers views of the several parts of the royal palace of Versailles
Published/Created:
London : Printed & sold by John Bowles, print & map-seller at Mercers Hall in Cheapside, 1726.
Physical Description:
[29] leaves of plates : all ill. ; 28 x 34 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 107 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Title page engraved.
Engraved plates with text in English under each one.
BM (compact edition), v. 26, 43
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt- and blind-stamped calf binding, with gilt edges. Armorial device stamped in gilt on front cover. Binder's ticket: Bound by Benedict, no. 4 Mays Building, St. Martins Lane, London.
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Modern -- 18th century -- Europe -- Early works to 1800.
Bowles, John, -- Publisher.
Château de Versailles (Versailles, France) -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Gardens -- France -- Versailles -- Early works to 1800.
Palaces -- France -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Parc de Versailles (Versailles, France) -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Public buildings -- Europe -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Versailles (France) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Versailles (France) -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1726.
Etchings -- 1726.
Contributors:
Bowles, John, 1701-1779, publisher.
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