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Counting One's Blessings

The Selected Letters of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

Ed. William Shawcross

Drawing on the Royal Archives and the archives at Glamis Castle, the Queen Mother's official biographer presents a selection of letters written by Elizabeth to her family, friends and a circle of acquaintance that included Winston Churchill, Benjamin Britten and Ted Hughes. Covering all phases of her life – as Elizabeth Bowes- Lyon, Duchess of York, Queen Consort and Queen Mother – the letters illuminate a personality described by her grandson, Prince Charles, as 'wise, loving, with an utterly irresistible mischievousness of spirit'. Off-mint.

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  • Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
  • Year: 2012
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 688pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 226x148mm
  • ISBN: 9780374185220
  • Condition: Acceptable
  • Weight: 1kg
Product code:
221981
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