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Versailles, the American Story

Versailles, the American Story

Versailles, the American Story

$50.00

Richard, Pascal

Cl. 1999

Book ID: 76719

In this sumptuous volume, Richard examines the connection between North America and VersaillesDor, more broadly, the French monarchy. He describes French exploration of the New World, the building and function of the Palace of Versailles, French aid to the Colonies during the War of American Independence, and various early representatives of the new nation, such as Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson. Throughout, we also learn much about the palace and surrounding gardens.

180 pp., color illus.