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A MOTOR-FLIGHT
THROUGH FRANCE

 


CHAUVIGNY: RUINS OF CASTLE

A MOTOR-FLIGHT
THROUGH FRANCE

BY

EDITH WHARTON


ILLUSTRATED


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NEW YORK
CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS
1908

CONTENTS

  1. PART I
  2. CHAPTERPAGE
  3. I.
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    1
  4. II.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    15
  5. III.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    24
  6. IV.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    34
  7. V.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    48
  8. VI.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    56
  9. VII.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    66
  10. PART II
  11. I.
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    73
  12. II.
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    95
  13. III.
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    117
  14. IV.
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    143
  15. PART III
  16. ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    172

ILLUSTRATIONS

  1. Chauvigny: Ruins of castle
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    Frontispiece
  2. Facing page
  3. Arras: Hôtel de Ville
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    2
  4. Amiens: West front of the Cathedral
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    6
  5. Amiens: Ambulatory of the Cathedral
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    10
  6. Beauvais: West front of the Cathedral
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    14
  7. Rouen: Rue de l'Horloge
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    18
  8. Rouen: The facade of the Church of Saint-Maclou
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    22
  9. Rouen: Monument of the Cardinals of Amboise in the Cathedral
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    26
  10. Le Petit Andely: View of the town and Château Gaillard
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    30
  11. Orléans: General view of the town
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    38
  12. Nohant: Château of George Sand
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    42
  13. Nohant: Garden pavilion
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    44
  14. Clermont-Ferrand: Notre-Dame du Port
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    50
  15. Orcival: The church
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    62
  16. Moulins: Place de l'Hôtel-de-Ville and the Jacquemart tower
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    70
  17. Bourges: Apse of the Cathedral
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    74
  18. Château of Maintenon
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    76
  19. Neuvy Saint-Sépulcre: Church of the Precious Blood
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    84
  20. Neuvy Saint-Sépulcre: Interior of the church
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    88
  21. Poitiers: Baptistery of St John
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    90
  22. Facing page
  23. Poitiers: The Church of Notre-Dame-la-Grande
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    92
  24. Angoulême: Façade of the Cathedral
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    96
  25. Thiers: View of the town from the Pont de Seychalles
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    98
  26. Bordeaux: Church of The Holy Cross
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    100
  27. Bétharram: The bridge
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    106
  28. Argelès-Gazost: The old bridge
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    108
  29. Salies de Béarn: View of old town
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    110
  30. St. Bertrand-de-Comminges: Pier of the Four Evangelists in the Cloister
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    116
  31. Albi: General view of the Cathedral
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    118
  32. Albi: Interior of the Cathedral
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    120
  33. Nîmes: The Baths of Diana—public gardens
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    122
  34. Carcassonne: The Porte de l'Aude
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    124
  35. Saint-Remy: The Mausoleum
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    126
  36. St. Maximin: Choir stalls in the church
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    130
  37. Toulon: The House of Puget
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    134
  38. Orange: The Arch of Marius
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    136
  39. Grignan: Gate of the castle
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    138
  40. Valence: The Cathedral
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    142
  41. Vienne: General view of the town
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    146
  42. Brou: Tomb of Margaret of Austria in the church
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    150
  43. Dijon: Mourners on the tomb of Jean Sans Peur
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    154
  44. Avallon: General view of the town
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    158
  45. Vézelay: Narthex of the Church of the Madeleine
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    160
  46. Sens: Apse of the Cathedral
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    168
  47. Facing page
  48. Noyon: Hôtel de Ville
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    186
  49. St. Quentin: Hôtel de Ville
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    188
  50. Laon: General view of the town and Cathedral
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    192
  51. Soissons: Ruined church of Saint-Jean-des-Vignes
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    196

Copyright, 1908, by

CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS


Published October, 1908

 
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