Beautifully Illustrated, and Wonderfully Written Biography depicting the life of King Louis XIV of France.
Title: The Life & Times of LOUIS XIV
Author: Alfredo Panicucci
Editor: Dr. Enzo Orlandi
Translator: C. J. Richards
Publisher: Curtis International Publishing Company
Illustrated: Includes Photos, Pictures, and Drawings.
Condition: Used - Very Good Condition.
Size: 9" x 11.5"
King Louis XIV (1638 - 1715) was born in Paris, France, and when he ascended the throne at the age of 5, he reigned for 72 years. The longest reigning Monarch in the history of Europe.
Louis XIV increased the power and influence of France in Europe, by fighting 3 major wars: the "Franco-Dutch War", the "War of the League of Augsburg", and the "War of the Spanish Succession". He also fought 2 minor conflicts: the "War of Devolution", and the "War of Reunions".
Under his reign, France achieved not only political stability, and military pre-eminence, but also dominated culture. France under his reign, produced such various figures as: Moliere, Racine, Boileau, La Fontain, Rigaud, and Le Norte.
This Beautifully Illustrated Hardcover Book is the 1967 edition from Curtis International - Portraits of Greatness - The Life & Times of LOUIS XIV.
It has 75 Pages and Over 100 Magnificent Illustrations (COLOR and B&W), and Wonderfully written Articles, depicting LOUIS XIV'S life, and his accomplishments.
Also, there is Beautiful Artwork on the Front, and Back, inside covers.
What a FABULOUS addition to your Library!
And it's suitable for Children, as well as Adults.
~ The Life & Times of LOUIS XIV ~ Coffee Table Hardback Book ~ ILLUSTRATED BIOGRAPHY ~ KING OF FRANCE ~
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