SKU: BK2141

A century ago, hereditary rulers governed the great world powers. The royal houses of Europe, Africa, and Asia once ruled continents and the dominions beyond the seas. Today, just ten monarchs still reign in Europe, their powers significantly curbed. Where have all the royals gone? This book presents postcard images of lost emperors, kings and queens, czars and czarinas, princes, grand dukes, dukes, and duchesses. From the Balkans to the Iberian peninsula, these regal portraits hint at the values of another era and capture something of the essence of the long-vanished world of international royalty.

  • Hardback
  • 112 pages, 126 x 170 mm
  • 88 colour illustrations
  • ISBN: 9781851243327
  • Publication April 2009

Related products

View all
'Historiae Britannicae Defensio' / A Defence of the British History
The Making of The Wind in the Willows
Typographic Firsts: Adventures in Early Printing
Coming Soon
Martin Lister and his Remarkable Daughters
Coming Soon
Left Continue shopping
Your Order

You have no items in your cart