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    Treasures from The Royal Archives (Hardback) By (author) Pam Clark, By (author) Julie Crocker, By (author) Allison Derrett

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    DescriptionSince 1914, the Round Tower at Windsor Castle has been home to the Royal Archives, an extraordinary collection of documents dating back to the thirteenth century. To commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the founding of a permanent home for the Royal Archives in the Tower, highlights from this fascinating and historically significant collection are being published here for the first time. The treasures photographed and described for this lavish volume range from state records to letters, diaries, and domestic jottings. Among them are the account books of Elizabeth I, the deeds to Sandringham House, a list of Jacobite prisoners taken at the Battle of Culloden in 1745, and a terrifyingly vivid firsthand description of the Battle of Rorke's Drift. But the book also includes a great many personal documents, including excerpts from the diary of Queen Victoria, as well as letters from Bonnie Prince Charlie; from Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli and his chief political rival, William Ewart Gladstone; and from President Lincoln, who commiserates with Queen Victoria in 1861 on the death of Prince Albert. For those with an interest in British history or the broader history of Britain in the world, "Treasures from The Royal Archives" will be a true pleasure to peruse.


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    Title
    Treasures from The Royal Archives
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Pam Clark, By (author) Julie Crocker, By (author) Allison Derrett
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 262 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 1,280 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781909741041
    ISBN 10: 1909741043
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TRG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T14.3
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AGC
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Abridged Dewey: 941
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    BIC subject category V2: WTHM
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15820
    B&T Approval Code: A15202020, A40303000
    LC classification: DA
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC22: 708.2
    BIC subject category V2: ACB
    BISAC V2.8: LAN025020, ART006020
    B&T Approval Code: A18160000
    DC23: 708.2
    Thema V1.0: WTHM, AGC, AGA
    Illustrations note
    illustrations (colour)
    Publisher
    Royal Collection Trust
    Imprint name
    Royal Collection Trust
    Publication date
    15 July 2014
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Pamela Clark, Julie Crocker, Allison Derrett, Laura Hobbs, and Jill Kelsey are archivists of the Royal Archives in the Round Tower at Windsor Castle.