Versailles a historical monument; an informative history of the monument, illustrated in color and black and white; a selection of literary excerpts about the monument and a comprehensive reference section. Versailles, the palace is a true Wonder of Man. Built by King Louis XIV because he was in love with a women and a place. Versailles is the most popular visit in France, even to this day This volume is a fresh history lesson and the pictorials definitely take you to this magnificent place. 9″ x 11.5″ x 3/4″ If you have not visited Versailles this book will urge you on to do so. If you have visited this grand chateau, this book is a wonderful memory of the magnificent opulence of this time period in France’s long history.