Hardcover, quarto size volume bound in pictorial laminated boards, in publisher’s original dust-jacket repeating artwork on covers. 359 pages. Glossary, Bibliography. Translated by Paul Ashton. Illustrated with double-page color map and hundreds of color photographs highlighting over five dozen magnificent Chateaux spanning several hundred years of Loire Valley architecture. Special edition published by Tandem Verlag, originally published in English by them in 2007. No previous ownership marks. A clean, tight, fresh and unmarked copy, near like new. Near fine in a fine dust-jacket.