|a319 p. :|bill. (chiefly col.), ports., geneal. table ;|c32 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 314-315) and index
|aPublished on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, this book tells the story of the magnificent royal inheritance of diamonds from the time of Queen Adelaide in the 1830s to the present day. Illustrated with a wealth of archive material as well as extensive new photography of the jewels, this important publication includes stones of international importance as well as items of great historic significance, and will be a standard work of reference on diamond jewellery for many years to come.
|aElizabeth|bII,|cQueen of Great Britain,|d1926-|xArt collections|vCatalogs.