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The Queen's House : A Social History of Buckingham Palace
by Edna Healey


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In this social history of Buckingham Palace, Edna Healey mines the royal archives to take the reader into its moonlit gardens, up the grand staircase, and inside its tapestried walls. Dr. Johnson again holds forth in the library, Queen Victoria encores Mendelssohn in the music room, and in the royal chambers Fanny Burney wrestles once more with protocol.  Read more...


 
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Overview

In this social history of Buckingham Palace, Edna Healey mines the royal archives to take the reader into its moonlit gardens, up the grand staircase, and inside its tapestried walls. Dr. Johnson again holds forth in the library, Queen Victoria encores Mendelssohn in the music room, and in the royal chambers Fanny Burney wrestles once more with protocol.

Written with the assistance of the royal family, this lively and colorful biography of a house reveals not only the changing facade of the palace but also the changing face of a nation s culture, morals, fashions, and tastes.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781605983332
  • ISBN-10: 1605983330
  • Publisher: Pegasus Books
  • Publish Date: August 2012
  • Page Count: 434


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Books > History > Europe - Great Britain - General
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