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Clarence House: Official Souvenir Guide
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These new, fully revised official souvenir guides, published in partnership with the Royal Collection to mark the Diamond Jubilee, include titles on the magnificent palaces and residences, on the finest working stables in existence, on the largest dolls house in the world and on the enthralling history of the royal line of succession. Written by specialist authors including the curators of the Royal Collection, beautifully illustrated and containing details of the works of art, the architecture, stories of occupants, photographs and plans, each book gives a fascinating insight into these famous sites, their history and contents. Clarence House is famous as being the London home of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother for fifty years, from 1953 to 2002. Built by John Nash, it has been a royal residence for over 170 years. This stunning book tells the story of the house and its former occupants – from the Duke of Clarence, for whom it was built and who resided here as William IV from 1830 to 1837, to the present occupiers: The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Harry. It showcases the many treasures within, including works of art by Monet, Piper, Sickert and Augustus John, and the Queen Mother’s personal collection of porcelain and silver. AUTHOR: Jonathan Marsden is the Director of the Royal Collection. SELLING POINTS: The official guide to Clarence House Illustrated with 100 images including paintings, drawings, works of art, and beautiful photographs of the rooms 90 colour & 5 b/w illustrations
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