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The memoirs of Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon : covering the years 1691-1723

Author: Louis de Rouvroy Saint-Simon, duc de; Desmond Flower
Publisher: New York : Heritage Press, ©1959.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The court of Louis XIV (the Sun King) at Versailles was unequalled for splendour in Europe's history, a hotbed of intrigue, jealousy, passion and political skullduggery, as well as artistic and literary excellence. The Duc de Saint-Simon was a man of political skill and influence at the heart of the royal court of over thirty years and a writer who captured its atmosphere at the height of French power and prestige.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Saint-Simon, Louis de Rouvroy, duc de, 1675-1755.
Memoirs of Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon.
New York : Heritage Press, ©1959
(OCoLC)659485241
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis de Rouvroy Saint-Simon, duc de; Desmond Flower
OCLC Number: 18885933
Description: xxxi, 498 pages, [32] leaves of color plates : illustrations ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Memoires.
Responsibility: Saint-Simon ; selected, translated & edited by Desmond Flower.

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The court of Louis XIV (the Sun King) at Versailles was unequalled for splendour in Europe's history, a hotbed of intrigue, jealousy, passion and political skullduggery, as well as artistic and literary excellence. The Duc de Saint-Simon was a man of political skill and influence at the heart of the royal court of over thirty years and a writer who captured its atmosphere at the height of French power and prestige. -- http://www.goodreads.com

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