Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title


From Marie Antoinette

From Marie Antoinette's Garden

An Eighteenth-Century Horticultural Album

From Marie Antoinette's Garden( )
Author: De Feudeau, Elisabeth
Foreword by: Pegard, Catherine
Editor: Baraton, Alain
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $49.95
Book Description:

Plants, flowers, and trees were Marie-Antoinette's passion; she transformed the Petit Trianon's gardens into an enchanted escape from the oppressive shackles of Versailles. Based on archival documents, this book includes descriptions of the cosmetic and medicinal uses of the garden's plants, anecdotes from the royal court, and watercolors of the herbarium that capture the ambiance of Marie-Antoinette's reign. The queen's beloved tuberose, imported from Mexico, was used to ease anxiety...
More Description

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Gardening / Regional / General
History / Europe / France
Travel / Europe / France
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.711 x 12.363 x 1.053 Inches
Book Weight:3.982 Pounds

Book Seller





Loading Stock Details...

Bowker Bookwire™ App

Bookwire is a mobile app for your iPhone that gives you the ability to scan a barcode or enter ISBN, access book records and add titles to wish lists. Android app on Google Play

Featured Books

Stalking Jack the Ripper
Maniscalco, Kerri
Hardback: $18.99
The Mothers
Bennett, Brit
Hardback: $26.00
Swing Time
Smith, Zadie
Hardback: $27.00

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.

I do not wish to rate this title.