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Royal Transport An Inside Look at The History of British Royal Travel von Pigott, Peter (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 19.11.2005
  • Verlag: Dundurn
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Royal Transport

The conveyance of royalty, whether to Balmoral or Buffalo, by Rolls Royce or Canadian Pacific train, has its own mysterious traditions and protocols. With dry humour and a keen sense of history, Peter Pigott describes how the British royal family has adapted to technological innovations. Organized thematically, the book is packed with well-researched details. We know all about the royal family's lives, especially their romances and scandals, but do we know who was the first monarch to drive a motorcar? The first to fly in an aircraft? Which king so loved his yacht that he ordered it scuttled on his death?Royal Transport is a fascinating look at how British royalty has travelled since the invention of steam. This richly illustrated book covers all modes of royal transport in Britain and the Commonwealth - some of the most famous and yet unknown transport in the world.

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    Format: PDF
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 19.11.2005
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781554882854
    Verlag: Dundurn
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