New York: Crescent Books, 1980. 1st US Edition. Quarto, publisher's blue cloth, spine and upper board stamped in silver, purple endpapers, original photo-illustrated dust jacket.
Photo-bio of Queen Elizabeth II. The first volume in the publisher's Royal Family Library, the book chronicles Elizabeth's childhood and adolescence, her ascension to reigning monarch, significant social occasions, and numerous royal weddings she attended, while detailing more personal aspects of her life including her love of animals and life with her children. Illustrated with full photos. First printing with complete letter row to colophon. Originally published in the UK the same year. Some sunning to board edges; unclipped dust jacket with price sticker to upper flap and light edgewear. Very good. Item #6868