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The riches of France

a shopping and touring guide to the French provinces

by Maribeth Clemente

  • 388 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Griffin in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Shopping -- France -- Guidebooks.,
    • France -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementMaribeth Clemente.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTX337.F8 C44 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 362 p. ;
      Number of Pages362
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL661613M
      ISBN 100312156405
      LC Control Number97007064
      OCLC/WorldCa36417849

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Complete with details on exchange rates, shipping, French customs, touring, and restaurant and hotel selections, Maribeth Clemente's The Riches of France is an indispensable sourcebook for exploring every province of : Maribeth Clemente. For travelers and Francophiles alike, this guide to the best products in 21 regions of France, from Provence to the Loire Valley, from Alsace to the Alps, introduces the culture of the country through centuries-old craftsmanship.

Complete with details on exchange rates, shipping, French customs, and touring, the book is invaluable for the browser. Acquired by the Duc d'Aumale inthe book is now MS 65 in the Musée Condé, Chantilly, France. Consisting of a total of leaves of very fine quality parchment, 30 cm (12 in) in height by cm (8 1⁄2 in) in width, the manuscript contains 66 large miniatures and 65 small.

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They’re collectively worth $ trillion. Portable book of hours, designed to hang from a girdle or belt, c. (binding, 16th century).

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The Harvard Classics. – XXXIV: Of Riches. The Limbourg brothers finished work on the “Belles Heures” around —this was to be their only complete work.

The Duke of Berry then commissioned another devotional book in orwhich would become the Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry (The Very Rich Hours of the Duke of Berry)—probably the best-known example of Gothic illumination.Limbourg brothers, Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry.

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