Crown jewels of Britain and Europe by Michel Prince of Greece

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Published by J.M. Dent in London .

Written in English

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Includes index.

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StatementPrince Michael of Greece.
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LC ClassificationsNK7415.E8
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20851565M
ISBN 100460045792
OCLC/WorldCa10882733

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The Crown Jewels are the ceremonial treasures which have been acquired by English kings and queens, mostly since The collection includes not only the regalia used at coronations, but also crowns acquired by various monarchs, church and banqueting plate, orders, insignia, robes, a unique collection of medals and Royal christening fonts.

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