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Title:
The Sun King
Author:
Mitford, Nancy, 1904-1973.
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Publication Information:
London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1994.

©1966
Physical Description:
255 pages, 54 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780140239676
Format :
Book

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Kenmore Library DC129 .M5 1966C Adult Non-Fiction Biography
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This work takes as its subject Louis XIV at Versailles - from the moment he decided to transform his father's hunting lodge into the greatest palace in Europe to his death there 54 years later. It covers the daily life of the king, the court and the government during the period of France's apogee in military power and artistic achievement.


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