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The Private Realm of Marie Antoinette

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"Evocative photography and a wealth of detail make the book a visual treat."--"Interior Design"
Marie Antoinette, whose marriage at fifteen made her queen of France before she was twenty, died under the blade of the guillotine in 1793. She has been romanticized as the martyred queen, admired as the personification of eighteenth-century French royal style, and vilified as t
Paperback, 112 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Thames & Hudson
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I really really liked this book, especially because I'm mildly obsessed with Versailles and M.A. herself.
Anna  Gibson
A nice book, but not very satisfying. Most of the pictures are pretty to look at, had a nice composition, and were reprinted well... but there wasn't too much that was new or something that hasn't been seen before. The text was sparse, occasionally inaccurate, but I suppose it makes for a nice photography book if you can find it for a good price and are interested in any views of Marie Antoinette's "world."
Rose  Mary Achey
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Very slender book, but the photographs are gorgeous!
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