History / History -European & World . / A Distant Summer by Edith Saunders Edith Saunders Sampson Low , Marston & Co., 1947, 2nd impression of the November 1946 first edition: magenta coloured cloth hardcover: approximately 6 x 10 inches tall: 184 pages including bibliography and chronology: 17 black and white full-page illustrations.  Synopsis: A scholarly reconstruction of Queen Victoria's State visit to Paris, 17th of August 1855.  Comprehensive and detailed description of the Queen's arrival, reception, itinerary , and participation in the  series of events arranged  by the Emperor Louis Napoleon III- particularly her  visit to the  Paris exhibition in the Industrial Palace,  is supported by the following black and white illustrations: -- On the boulevards.  Afternoon in the Garden of the Tuileries.  Napoleon III greeting the Queen.  The royal visitors driving from the station.  In the gardens of St Cloud.  Sunday afternoon.  Salon in the apartments of the Queen.  The Queen in the reception room at the exhibition.  Procession along the Boulevard des Italiens.  Outside the exhibition.  The Alliance Ribbon.  The entrance to the ballroom.  Outside the  Hotel de Ville .  The review in the Champ de Mars . At the Fete  in the Palace of Versailles .  The hosts, and the guests.  The finest army in the world.  Chapters are entitled: -- Imperial Palace.  Arrival of the Victoria and Albert.  The welcome of the capital.  Caesar's conquest.  The Dear Empress.  The Crimean War.  The fine arts.  A triumphant afternoon.  Versailles .  Temples of Peace.  The Queen goes to the exhibition.  Very decorative arts.  Frivolity.  Haussmann's ball.  Homage to Napoleon.  A day in the country.  The Fete at Versailles. Farewell.  Condition: some discoloration to cover: corners and spine ends bumped : ownership inscription and foxing to front endpapers: foxing to back end papers: the occasional fox mark to margin or text: page corners curled: overall acceptable and collectable used books
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  • Book Title: A Distant Summer
  • Author: Edith Saunders
  • ISBN: MW0012312176
  • Publisher: Sampson Lowe
  • Year Published: 1947
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