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Celebration of the Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle held at Versailles by Louis XIV, King of France. (Versailles: 1668)
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Relation de la feste de Versailles. Du 18. juilllet mil six cens soixante-hiuit. (Paris, 1679)
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Title_page
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  Section "Relation de la feste de Versailles."
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  Fountain In the grounds of the palace of Versailles. Dragon pierced by an arrow.
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  "Collation donnée dans le petit parc de Versailles."
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  Garden An elaborate setting for the light meal eaten at the beginning of these festivities.
Banquet Although this is described as only a light meal, both the setting and the meal itself are obviously designed to impress.
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  "Les festes de l'Amour et de Bacchus ... ."
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  Theatre Peace and Victory.
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  Theatrical_Performance Of Moliere's George Daudin, with musical entertainments performed between the acts.
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  Ballet
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  "Festin donné dans le petit parc de Versailles."
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  Banqueting_hall An incredible octagonal structure dominated by a tower and containing an artificial rock.
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  Banquet
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  List Of those present at the banquet, with the order in which they were seated.
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  "La salle du bal donné dans le petit parc de Versailles."
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  Ballroom
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  "Illluminations du palais et des jardins de Versailles."
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  Fireworks
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Festival details

Festival:
Celebration of the Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle held at Versailles by Louis XIV, King of France.

Date:
1668

City:
Versailles

Participants:
Louis XIV (1638-1715) ('le Grand'), King of France

Dynasty:
Bourbon
Book details

Title:
Relation de la feste de Versailles. Du 18. juilllet mil six cens soixante-hiuit.

Names:
Félibien, André (Author)
Le Pautre, Jean (Illustrator)
Chauveau, Francois (Illustrator)
Mabre-Cramoisy, Sebastien (Printer)

Published:
Paris, 1679

Shelfmark:
562*.g.25.(2)

Format:
43, [1] pp., [5] leaves of plates (double) Folio 5 engraved plates by Jean Le Pautre and Francois Chauveau.

References:
Watanabe No. 1924
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