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Mackenzie, Compton

The Queen’s house. A history of Buckingham Palace.

London, Hutchinson nd (1953).

Reference: 9111
Price: £10 [convert currency]

Full Description

Small 4to. 79+(1)pp, colour photo frontis, (48) photo plates. Publisher’s cloth, gilt. No ownership inscription, but Roderick Gradidge’s copy.

A history of the palace and its occupants, from the creation of St. James’s Park to the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, which the publication of this book marks. The volume is most interesting for its illustrations of earlier designs of the palace.