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Title:
The Queen's embroiderer : a true story of Paris, lovers, swindlers, and the first stock market crisis / Joan DeJean.
ISBN:
9781632864741

9781632864758
Publication Information:
New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018.

©2018
Physical Description:
vii, 375 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents:
The Queen's embroiderers -- Star-crossed -- Upward mobility.1: Salt and taxes: The Chevrots: 1604-1698 -- Upward Mobility.2: Purveyors To the crown: The Magoulets: 1638-1678 -- Salad days: The Magoulets: 1679-1698 -- Annual income, annual expenditure: The Magoulets: 1677-1691 -- Secrets and lies: The Magoulets: 1692-1704 -- A person of consequence: The Chevrots: 1692-1708 -- The great winter: The Chevrots: 1708-1716 -- The deadly years: The Magoulets: 1705-1719 -- The gold rush: Jean Magoulet: 1718-1719 -- The invention of money: Louise Magoulet And Louis Chevrot: 1719 -- Clement Magoulet: 1669-1719 -- "The incredible madness of the 20th year of the eighteenth century": Louise Magoulet And Louis Chevrot: 1720 -- Aftershocks: everyone: 1721-1723 -- Total eclipse: everyone: 1723-1724 -- "A diabolical person": Clement Magoulet: December 1724-May 15, 1732 -- The remains of the day: The Chevrots: 1725-1736 -- Embroiderer to the princes, designer to the princes: The Magoulets: 1728-1761 -- The King's prosecutors: Louise Magoulet: 1729-? -- To the islands: Marie Magoulet: early 1740s-1848 -- A royal wedding: The Magoulets: 1717-1827 -- The noise of time: The Chevrots: 1736-1790.
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