Britain’s Queen – a book about Queen Victoria published in 1897

I picked this up in the wonderful David’s Bookshop , Letchworth, the other day. It was published to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Written by Thomas Paul and with 76 illustrations, a photographic portrait of of the Queen (plate protected with tissue paper) and gold page edging. Published by John F Shaw and Co. Paternoster Row, London.

Britain's queen cover

Cover

Britain's Queen book inscription

Inscription

Illustration of the young queen

Illustration of the young queen

Britain's queen illustration

Chapter opener

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