twitter newgen books for YA readers
Search our site
Out of the Blue by Sophie Cameron Read the opening extract of the brand new Sophie Cameron book before its publication on 22/03/2018

Queen Elizabeth II: A Photographic Portrait by Philip Ziegler, Emma Blau

Queen Elizabeth II: A Photographic Portrait



Queen Elizabeth II: A Photographic Portrait by Philip Ziegler, Emma Blau

This book is a photographic portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, from her first official photograph as a baby in 1926 to her greeting President Obama at Buckingham Palace in 2009. Each of the books chapters begins with a text by bestselling historian and biographer Philip Ziegler, covering the key royal and historical events of the period, with some contextual photographs, followed by a sequence of plates in chronological order. With over 200 images of the Queen by internationally distinguished photographers such as Cecil Beaton, Lord Snowdon and Rankin, the Queen is captured in a variety of poses, from formal photographs as a working monarch, to intimate portraits relaxing with her family at Balmoral and Windsor. All the images have been officially approved by the Palace, making this the only illustrated book that anyone will ever need on Queen Elizabeth II.

About the Author

Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

1st August 2010


Philip Ziegler, Emma Blau

More books by Philip Ziegler, Emma Blau
Author 'Like for Like'


Thames & Hudson Ltd


256 pages


Biography: royalty
Photographs: portraits



Books of the month/debuts of the month, kids/adults, fiction/non-fiction, free prize draws and free extracts, what's not to love?

Emma Smith

Lovereading is a wonderful way to expand my literary horizons, discover inspiring authors & get the chance to read new novels first. #loveit

Zarina de Ruiter

Lovereading helps me decide what real people read.

Kerry Bridges

I love Lovereading because of its ability to connect people that love books & unite them in a friendly, stimulating & interesting community.

Megan Olwen William

I love the newsletter with reviews of all the new books coming out. Can't wait to open it when it arrives in my inbox.

Rachel Aygin

Its jam packed with fantastic titles, informative descriptions & fantastic reviews and has a vast array of great features & competitions.

Linda Rollins

I love that Lovereading handpicks very special debut reads.

Magda North

It is a website dedicated to those who adore reading It really is a one stop shop for book lovers. Love it!

Edel Waugh