The Queen's Beasts - LONDON, H. StanfordNewman Neame, 1953, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Good - in Good DJ. Edges of DJ somewhat ruffled. Boards a little rubbed at extremities. Text bright and tight.
An account with new drawings of the heraldic animals which stood at the entrance to WESTMINSTER ABBEY on the occasion of the Coronation of HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2 June 1953. Here is the full romantic story of those beasts - their symbolic significance and their long and colourful history told by two distinguished experts in the mysterious art of heraldry, and illustrated by the two most outstanding British book illustrators.
Illustrator: Edward Bawden; Cecil Keeling
Size: 4to Demy (28 x 22cm Approx.)
Number of Pages: 56
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