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IN CHÂTEAU LAND

By Anne Hollingsworth Wharton

AN ENGLISH HONEYMOON. Decorated title and 17 illustrations. Cloth, extra, $1.50 net .

ITALIAN DAYS AND WAYS. Decorated title and 8 illustrations. 12 mo. Cloth, extra, $1.50 net .

SOCIAL LIFE IN THE EARLY REPUBLIC. Profusely illustrated. 8vo. Buckram, gilt top, uncut edges. $3.00 net ; half levant, $6.00 net .

SALONS, COLONIAL AND REPUBLICAN. Profusely illustrated. 8vo. Buckram, $3.00; three quarters levant, $6.00.

HEIRLOOMS IN MINIATURES. Profusely illustrated. 8vo. Buckram, $3.00; three quarters levant, $6.00.

THROUGH COLONIAL DOORWAYS. Illustrated. 12mo. Cloth, $1.25.

COLONIAL DAYS AND DAMES. Illustrated. 12mo. Cloth, $1.25.

A LAST CENTURY MAID. Illustrated. 8vo. Cloth, $1.25.

[Illustration: Neurdein Freres, Photo.

LOCHES WITH GATE OF CORDELIERS]

IN CHÂTEAU LAND

by

ANNE HOLLINGSWORTH WHARTON

With 25 Illustrations

[Illustration]

Philadelphia and London J. B. Lippincott Company MCMXI

Copyright, 1911, by J. B. Lippincott Company

Published November, 1911

Printed by J. B. Lippincott Company at the Washington Square Press Philadelphia, U.S.A.

CONTENTS

I PAGE AN EMBARRASSMENT OF CHÂTEAUX 9

II AN ISLAND CHÂTEAU 30

III AN AFTERNOON AT COPPET 45

IV EN ROUTE FOR TOURAINE 64

V IN AND AROUND TOURS 80

VI LANGEAIS AND AZAY LE RIDEAU 96

VII TWO QUEENS AT AMBOISE 117

VIII A BATTLE ROYAL OF DAMES 146

IX A FAIR PRISON 174

X COMPENSATIONS 202

XI THE ROMANCE OF BLOIS 226

XII THREE CHÂTEAUX 258

XIII CHINON AND FONTEVRAULT 295

XIV ANGERS 319

XV ORLEANS AND ITS MAID 349

XVI A CHÂTEAU FÊTE 369

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

LOCHES, WITH GATE OF CORDELIERS Frontispiece

ISOLA BELLA, LAKE MAGGIORE 36

STAIRCASE AND CLOÎTRE DE LA PSALLETTE, ST. GATIEN 82

MEDIÆVAL STAIRWAY, CHÂTEAU OF LUYNES 96

ENTRANCE TO LANGEAIS, WITH DRAWBRIDGE 98

CAFÉ RABELAIS OPPOSITE CHÂTEAU OF LANGEAIS 108

CHÂTEAU OF AZAY LE RIDEAU, EAST FAÇADE 112

CHÂTEAU OF LANGEAIS, FROM THE LOIRE 120

CHÂTEAU OF AMBOISE, FROM OPPOSITE BANK OF THE LOIRE 130

CHENONCEAUX, MARQUES TOWER AND GALLERY ACROSS THE CHER 154

HOUSE OF TRISTAN L'HERMITE 178

AGNES SOREL 188

ENTRANCE TO CHÂTEAU OF BLOIS, WITH STATUE OF LOUIS XII 214

COURT OF BLOIS, WITH STAIRCASE OF FRANCIS I 228

LOUISE DE LA VALLIÈRE 238

CHÂTEAU OF CHAUMONT, THE LOIRE ON THE LEFT 264

SMITHY NEAR GATE OF CHEVERNY 278 FROM PHOTOGRAPH BY MRS OTIS SKINNER

ANNE DE THOU, DAME DE CHEVERNY 282

CHÂTEAU OF CHAMBORD 286

RUINS OF CHÂTEAU OF COUDRAY AT CHINON 296

FRENCH CAVE DWELLINGS NEAR SAUMUR 316

FORGE NEAR STONE STAIRWAY AT LUYNES 354 FROM PHOTOGRAPH BY MRS OTIS SKINNER

HÔTEL CABU 364

HOUSE OF JOAN OF ARC 364

SALLE DES MARRIAGES, ORLEANS 366

IN CHÂTEAU LAND

I

AN EMBARRASSMENT OF CHÂTEAUX

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