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Life in the French Country House

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A perceptive and witty account of upper-class French society through the centuries, showing how its setting - the chateaux, manoirs and gentilhommeries of the French countryside - evolved in concert with their inhabitants to create a way of life admired and emulated throughout Europe. We learn how different rooms were lived in and how their uses changed, about plumbing, lighting, heating, water supply, kitchens, stables and servant's quarters, about the evolution in taste and decoration to accommodate the waxing and waning ...

Life in the French Country House 2001, Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrated, London

ISBN-13: 9781841881256

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Life in the French Country House 2000, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679427117

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Life in the French Country House 2000, Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrated, London

ISBN-13: 9780304354009

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