Paris: Somogy, 2008. Folio. 191 pages. Pictorial boards. As-new in original shrinkwrap. Item #405089
FIRST EDITION. "Showcasing one of the world s most prestigious museums, this history tells the tale of the eight centuries that shaped the Louvre in Paris, from the monumental royal palace s beginnings as amedieval fortress to the Great Louvre known worldwide today. Providing an in-depth visual and historical depiction of its various incarnations, this glamorous, dramatic, and breathtaking saga reads like a novel, offering unique insights into the history of France and Europe" (the publisher).