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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.

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Published by Printed & sold by John Bowles in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Versailles (France) -- Pictorial works.

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Edition Notes

BM 248, 43.

StatementDrawn on the spot by the order & with the approbation of the French king.
ContributionsBowles, John, 1751-1819.
The Physical Object
Pagination30 double ℗ .
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14292004M

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