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Published by Antique Collectors" Club in Woodbridge, Suffolk .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France

Subjects:

  • Pavilions -- France -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Garden structures -- France -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Gardens -- France -- History -- 18th century.,
  • France -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-317) and index.

Other titlesGarden pavilions and the eighteenth century French court
StatementEleanor P. DeLorme ; preface by Jean Feray.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA8450 .D45 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL568890M
ISBN 101851491899
LC Control Number96154429
OCLC/WorldCa35288199

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