The Crown Jewels: The Official Illustrated History (Paperback)
  • The Crown Jewels: The Official Illustrated History (Paperback)

The Crown Jewels: The Official Illustrated History (Paperback)

Paperback 176 Pages
Published: 05/03/2012
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The Tower of London has over two million visitors a year, with the Crown Jewels as its centrepiece. This paperback edition of the official illustrated history of the Crown Jewels, the most famous jewelry collection in the world, incorporates spectacular new photographs with stunning details. Accessible and up-to-date text, based on original research, includes the story of two of the largest and most famous diamonds in the world – the Kohi-nûr and the Cullinan. This is the perfect souvenir for visitors to the Tower of London, as well as an ideal introduction for anyone interested in English history and monarchy.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500289822
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 920 g
Dimensions: 270 x 230 mm


'An informative delight, but the clincher is almost 300 eye-smacking photographs of the world’s most complete collection of royal regalia' - Daily Express

'Important … For anyone with an interest in the jeweler’s craft, historic gemstones, the British monarchy and British history, 'The Crown Jewels' will be a delight' - Period Homes & Interiors

'The book is sumptuously illustrated, and Anna Keay tells her remarkable story with great skill' - The Literary Review

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