Papers of Giles Barber relating to research for The James A. De Rothschild Bequest at Waddesdon Manor. Printed Books and Bookbindings (Aylesbury: The Rothschild Foundation, 2013), 1971-1976 and n.d. [c.1970-1999]
- 'Waddesdon, Plaisirs', papers relating to editions of Les Plaisirs de l'Isle Enchantée (from 1664), including ‘Draft Notes for the description of Les Plaisirs de l'Isle Enchantée’ and notes on bindings of copies of the publication, 1971-1976 and n.d. [c.1971-1999]
- photographs and photocopies of Les Plaisirs de l'Isle Enchantée and related items, n.d. [c.1970-1990]
- 1971-1976 and n.d. [c.1970-1999]
1 box (2 folders)
Biographical / Historical
Les Plaisirs de l'Ile Enchantée concerns the festivities organised by Louis XIV in the gardens of Versailles for 600 guests in May 1664.