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Majesty.  Elizabeth and the House of Windsor by  Robert Lacey - First  Edition Third Printing - 1977 - from Gilt Edge Books (SKU: B998)

Majesty. Elizabeth and the House of Windsor

Majesty.  Elizabeth and the House of Windsor by  Robert Lacey - First  Edition Third Printing - 1977 - from Gilt Edge Books (SKU: B998)

Majesty. Elizabeth and the House of Windsor

by Lacey, Robert

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ISBN 10
0151556849
ISBN 13
9780151556847
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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1977. From the end of the First World War - the beginning of "modern" England - through the present day, Lacey provides a brilliant portrayal of a family and their kingdom: George V, Edward VIII, the King who forsook his crown 'for the woman he loved' and so plunged Great Britain into the gravest constitutional crisis of the century...., George VI, an accidental King but an excellent one... and Elizabeth II , the focal point of the book, the first reigning Queen since Victoria.... The contents provide chapters on Childhood.... abdication.... Heir.... Queen.... and Majesty. Four appendices follow chapter 28. Sources, notes and index follow appendicies. A list of illustrations present. (two sections of photographs on semi-gloss stock). A map will be found as well...'Royal Homes and Palaces by Nigel Holms. Border reproduced from the official programme to the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, June 2, 1953, by kind permission of King George's Jubilee Trust'. The endpapers are a two-page spread... 'Elizabeth II and her Family and the Royal House of Windsor' also by Nigel Holms. Border reproduced from the Official Program to the Coronation of King George VI, May 12, 1937, by the kind permission of King George's Jubilee Trust. Book plate to front endpaper, name to prelim. Light spotting to exterior edges. Photo illustrated price-clipped dust jacket. A bright book.. First Edition Third Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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Bookseller
Gilt Edge Books CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
B998
Title
Majesty. Elizabeth and the House of Windsor
Author
Lacey, Robert
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Third Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0151556849
ISBN 13
9780151556847
Publisher
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1977
Keywords
Elizabeth II Queen of Great Britain Great Britain-Kingsand Rulers-Biography Monarchy, British
Bookseller catalogs
Royalty;

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