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9 edition of The orange trees of Versailles found in the catalog.

The orange trees of Versailles

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Published by Delacorte Press in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Montespan, Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart de Mortemart, marquise de, 1641-1707 -- Fiction.,
    • Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715 -- Fiction.,
    • Household employees -- Fiction.,
    • Palaces -- Fiction.,
    • Perfumes -- Fiction.,
    • Kings, queens, rulers, etc. -- Fiction.,
    • France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715 -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      In the 1670s, fourteen-year-old Marion, who has a talent for making perfumes, gets the chance to serve Louis XIV"s mistress at the palace of Versailles, where she gets caught up in palace intrigue.

      Edition Notes

      StatementAnnie Pietri ; translated from the French by Catherine Temerson.
      GenreFiction.
      ContributionsTemerson, Catherine.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.P61915 Or 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination137 p. ;
      Number of Pages137
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3675221M
      ISBN 100385731035, 0385901305
      LC Control Number2003010861


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the orange trees of versailles Annie Pietri, Author, Catherine Temerson, Translator, trans. by Catherine Temerson. Delacorte $ (p) ISBN Louis XIV hung tapestries of oranges in the halls of Versailles, because oranges and orange trees were the symbols of his nature and his reign.

This book, in a sense, is a tapestry of oranges, too—with elements in it that range from the great orangeries of European monarchs to a custom of people in the modern Caribbean who split oranges and 3/5(9). The scale, height and pure lines of the Orangery, which sits just below the Palace, make it one of Jules Hardouin-Mansart's crowning achievements, demonstrating his talent as a great architect.

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Delacorte Press. Pub. Date [] Language. English. Choose a Format. Book Show Edition. Available from another library. Quick Copy View. Hotel opening on the grounds of Versailles.

The hotel will offer lovely views over the parterre of the Orangery-- a building that houses orange trees those trees are spread across the   The orange trees of Versailles by Pietri, Annie.

"A Yearling book." In the s, fourteen-year-old Marion, who has a talent for making perfumes, gets the chance to serve Louis XIV's mistress at the palace of Versailles, where she gets caught up Pages: Louis XIV hung tapestries of oranges in the halls of Versailles, because oranges and orange trees were the symbols of his nature and his reign.

This book, in a sense, is a tapestry of oranges, too—with elements in it that range from the great orangeries of European monarchs to a custom of people in the modern Caribbean who split oranges and. The Orange Trees of Versailles When Marion Dutilleul enters the service of the Marquise de Montespan, she never imagines that her ability to recognize scents and to blend them into perfumes will win her the favor of Louis XIV’s : Bloomsbury USA.

The Orange Trees of Versailles. Written by Annie Pietri Review by Mary K. Bird-Guilliams. A very different picture of the court of the Sun King. This novel, written for young adults, is another one with an intriguing and original enough premise to be appropriate for adults.

Created by Simon Mirren, David Wolstencroft. With George Blagden, Alexander Vlahos, Tygh Runyan, Stuart Bowman. Inyear-old all-powerful king of France, Louis XIV, decides to build the greatest palace in the world - Versailles.

But drained budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things/10(K). An Orangery is a place where orange trees go to survive the winter. In the days of King Louis XIV – the King who built Versailles – it was good manners to gift the King one’s own orange trees.

Besides, the King had also obtained a lot of orange trees. Our Versailles Gardens Tour Private tour with skip the Line & Hotel Pick-up/Drop-off. From the Hall of Mirrors, visitors can admire a great overview of the Gardens of Versailles for which the King of Sun, Louis XIV, had an unconditional love.

During his whole reign, the King made from the Gardens of Versailles Palace a unique and magnificent place. Orange tree in bronze vase, Versailles A new series of citrus and palms in French planter boxes, as well as our original series of orange trees in a variety of planters found at Versailles, from Andrew Zega & Bernd H.

Dams: Watercolor Illustration of a Lemon Tree in a Planter. Orange trees outline a formal garden at Versailles, once the epicenter of French royal power.

The Versailles gardens took 40 years to complete, and Louis XIV valued them as much as the palace. Be sure to admire the symmetry of the south-facing Orangery: 4m-thick walls keep the temperature above 5°C in winter, but it’s most beautiful in summer when more than 1, orange trees and Author: Eleanor Aldridge.

When Marion Dutilleul enters the service of the Marquise de Montespan, she never imagines that her ability to recognize scents and to blend them into perfumes will win her the favor of Louis XIV's mistress.

But the marquise quickly has the young g. A Thousand Orange Trees: Kathryn Harrison: : Books. Skip to main Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Hello /5(2).

Louis XIV hung tapestries of oranges in the halls of Versailles, because oranges and orange trees were the symbols of his nature and his reign.

This book, in a sense, is a tapestry of oranges, too—with elements in it that range from the great orangeries of European monarchs to a custom of people in the modern Caribbean who split oranges and 4/5(1). The wall on your left is part of the Orangery, built by Jules Hardouin-Mansart inand housing approximately 1, orange trees, lemon trees, palm trees and other species.

Take the first right, and again immediately right for the first entrance into the Ballroom grove. The Versailles Planter Box was designed in by Andre Le Notre, chief gardener for Louis XVI at Versailles to protect and ensure the survival of delicate and exotic fruit trees at the palace.

These celebrated oak planter boxes are still being produced by Jardin du Roi Soliel and certified authentic by the “Establissement Public du Chateau de Versailles”; they continue to grace.

The Gardens of Versailles (French: Jardins du château de Versailles; French pronunciation: [ʒaʁdɛ̃ dy ʃato də versaij]) occupy part of what was once the Domaine royal de Versailles, the royal demesne of the château of ed to the west of the palace, the gardens cover some hectares of land, much of which is landscaped in the classic French formal garden Designer: André Le Nôtre, Charles Le Brun, Louis.

Louis XIV hung tapestries of oranges in the halls of Versailles, because oranges and orange trees were the symbols of his nature and his reign. This book, in a sense, is a tapestry of oranges, too—with elements in it that range from the great orangeries of European monarchs to a custom of people in the modern Caribbean who split oranges and /5(4).

A Thousand Orange Trees Kathryn Harrison, Gardner Books pp. ISBN Summary As Marie Louise de Bourbon, niece of Louis XIV, journeys south from Versailles to marry the Spanish king, she is forced to abandon the cumbersome orange trees brought from her beloved Versailles, leaving them to wither in the chill Pyrenees.

Many different trees grow in the gardens at Versailles. The garden features a tall Corsican pine, which was planted when Napoleon ruled as France's Emperor.

Corsican pine is also called black pine. The tree is known for its straight, knot-free wood and twisting needles. Versailles Inspired by formal palace garden designs, Versailles depicts ornamental orange trees set against a background of warm Mediterranean tones.

This unique range features a selection of intricately decorated accent pieces which perfectly complement the delicate ochre border of this contemporary design. The amazing Château de Versailles® orange tree planter was one of the most popular features of the Midnight in Paris show garden designed by Julie Moore-Cantieni, B.A.

This world class garden won The Tony Digiovanni Award Judges Choice Garden of the Year and The S.G. Ulbright Award Outstanding Medium Size Garden The Palace of Versailles (/ v ɛər ˈ s aɪ, v ɜːr ˈ s aɪ / vair-SY, vur-SY; French: Château de Versailles [ʃɑto d(ə) vɛʁsɑj] ()) was the principal royal residence of France fromunder Louis XIV, until the start of the French Revolution inunder Louis is located in the department of Yvelines, in the region of Île-de-France, about 20 kilometres (12 miles Coordinates: 48°48′17″N 2°07′13″E / °N.

When Versailles was being built, Louis XIV had just confiscated masses of sweetly scented orange trees from the garden of his finance minister, Nicolas Fouquet, at Vaux-le. Louis XIV hung tapestries of oranges in the halls of Versailles, because oranges and orange trees were the symbols of his nature and his reign.

This book, in a sense, is a tapestry of oranges, too--with elements in it that range from the great orangeries of European monarchs to a custom of people in the modern Caribbean who split oranges and /5(8).

During your visit, you will also see the Orangerie and its amazing orange trees, the French gardens as well as the English garden.

Versailles private Full day tour Your private VIP tour to Versailles Palace will include everything as described above plus the following.Except for the Orangery, which sheltered thousands of citrus trees, the main gardens of Versailles were purely ornamental.

Cultivation of fruits and vegetables was relegated to the Potager du Roi (King’s Kitchen Garden), located in the town a few blocks southeast of the palace.A review of the built environment at the Gardens of Versailles provides a rich perspective into the political culture during the Age of Enlightenment as one defined by the absolute rule of the monarch.

Gardens at Versailles were first built by Louis XIII; .