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Queen Elizabeth (Signed Limited Edition)

£24.99

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Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes Lyon, the youngest daughter of the Earl of Strathmore, was born on 4 August 1900. It might reasonably have been expected that she would lead a life of ease and privilege but few could have imagined the profound effect she would have on Britain and its people. Her life spanned the whole of the twentieth century and this official biography tells not only her story but, through it, that of the country she loved so devotedly. Drawing on her private correspondence and other unpublished material from the Royal Archives, William Shawcross vividly reveals the witty girl who endeared herself to soldiers convalescing at Glamis in the First World War; the assured young Duchess of York; the Queen, at last feeling able to look the East End in the face at the height of the Blitz; the Queen Mother, representing the nation at home and abroad throughout her widowhood. It is the definitive portrait of a remarkable woman.

Boxed limited edition, signed by the author.

Item details

Added value:
Boxed limited edition, signed by the author.
Author(s):
William Shawcross
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
165 mm x 250 mm x 2050 g
Edition:
2009
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0230747876
ISBN-13:
9780230747876
Number of pages:
1096
Publisher:
Macmillan
Title:
Queen Elizabeth

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About this item

Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes Lyon, the youngest daughter of the Earl of Strathmore, was born on 4 August 1900. It might reasonably have been expected that she would lead a life of ease and privilege but few could have imagined the profound effect she would have on Britain and its people. Her life spanned the whole of the twentieth century and this official biography tells not only her story but, through it, that of the country she loved so devotedly. Drawing on her private correspondence and other unpublished material from the Royal Archives, William Shawcross vividly reveals the witty girl who endeared herself to soldiers convalescing at Glamis in the First World War; the assured young Duchess of York; the Queen, at last feeling able to look the East End in the face at the height of the Blitz; the Queen Mother, representing the nation at home and abroad throughout her widowhood. It is the definitive portrait of a remarkable woman.

Boxed limited edition, signed by the author.

Added value:
Boxed limited edition, signed by the author.
Author(s):
William Shawcross
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
165 mm x 250 mm x 2050 g
Edition:
2009
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0230747876
ISBN-13:
9780230747876
Number of pages:
1096
Publisher:
Macmillan
Title:
Queen Elizabeth

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