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Why Kings and Queens Don't Wear Crowns [SIGNED BY PRINCESS MÄRTHA LOUISE]: Louise, Märtha... Why Kings and Queens Don't Wear Crowns [SIGNED BY PRINCESS MÄRTHA LOUISE]: Louise, Märtha... Why Kings and Queens Don't Wear Crowns [SIGNED BY PRINCESS MÄRTHA LOUISE]: Louise, Märtha...

Why Kings and Queens Don't Wear Crowns [SIGNED BY PRINCESS MÄRTHA LOUISE]

Louise, Märtha; Svein Nyhus (illust.)

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ISBN 10: 1575340372 / ISBN 13: 9781575340371
Published by Skandisk, Bloomington, 2005
Condition: vg Hardcover
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Large quarto. Unpaginated (32pp). Illustrated paper-covered boards in original matching dust jacket. Signed by Princess Märtha on illustrated half-title page. Illustrated title-page. Delightful fairy tale by Norway's Princess Märtha Louise. The tale is based on the childhood of her grandfather, King Olav V. Profusely illustrated with color reproductions of drawings by Svein Nyhus. Tight copy in fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 26880

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Title: Why Kings and Queens Don't Wear Crowns [...

Publisher: Skandisk, Bloomington

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First English Edition, Second Printing.

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Inscribed by the Princess. This book celebrates the events in Norwegian history of 1905. In that year, a new Danish royal family became the royal family of Norway with future king, Olav V being 2 years of age. The story details the decision of the new royal family to "wear their crowns in their hearts" and place the real crowns in a royal museum - thus, the book title.

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