Queen Elizabeth II. A Birthday Souvenir Album

Roberts Jane

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Fine
Publisher: Royal Collection Enterprises Ltd
Publisher Place: London
Publisher Year: 2006
Edition: First Edition

Description: 120 pages. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in Fine condition throughout.

Publishers Description: This official souvenir charts Her Majesty's formal and family life over eight decades, presenting a portrait of The Queen as daughter, sister, wife and mother, and Head of State. The 265 illustrations include personal documents, photographs and items from the Royal Collection and Royal Archives, many shown for the first time.Organised year-by-year, from 1926 to 2006, each page tells a story from The Queen's life. From her childhood are private letters to her grandmother, Queen Mary, her toys and first saddle, her ration books and identity card. Official documents from the Royal Archives illustrate Her Majesty's role as Sovereign over the past 54 years and are given context through photographs from the Royal Photograph Collection.Magnificent evening gowns and pieces of The Queen's private jewellery, worn on both formal and family occasions, are also included in the book, which has been compiled by Jane Roberts, Librarian of the Royal Library, Windsor Castle.

ISBN: 9781902163772


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