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CHARLES, HRH the Prince of Wales.

Watercolours.

Boston, Toronto, London: Little, Brown and Company, 1991 Stock Code: 147977
£2,500.00
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Signed by Prince Charles

Signed limited edition, number 9 of 100 copies signed by Prince Charles; "this specially bound edition of 100 copies of HRH The Prince of Wales Watercolours has been produced to mark the occasion of The Prince of Wales's 50th Birthday on 14th November 1998. Sales Benefit the Prince of Wales's Charitable Foundation".

Prince Charles is a keen amateur artist, and writes in his introduction to this collection of his watercolours that "I have tried in these pages to convey something of the part that painting plays in my life. In many ways it helps to keep me reasonably sane, and if it doesn't appeal to the critics, then it's just too bad! I only hope that those who are rash enough to thumb through this book may be helped to discover what infinite beauty and delight there is in the details of God's creation". The Queen Mother contributes the preface.

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Description

Oblong quarto. Original green morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe-Zaehnsdorf (gilt stamp to rear pastedown), spine lettered in gilt between two raised bands, gilt Prince of Wales insignia to front cover, gilt ruled turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Housed in original green cloth slipcase.

Illustrations

With colour illustrations throughout.

Condition

A fine copy.

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