An insightful and beautiful collection of 50 watercolors commissioned and approved by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, these paintings were done by the renowned wildlife artist James Alder. The subjects are selected from their Majesties' personal favorite birds and flowers and the watercolors were crafted during many journeys to the Castle of Mey and Balmoral. This book brings together, in a single volume, a series of meticulous and fascinating illustrations that will captivate lovers of birds and flowers.Swallows, originally cave dwellers, must have associated themselves with early man. continuing this relationship as he developed into herdsman, farmer and builder. ... Did primitive man feel ... The apples are a#39;old apples, a#39; unnamed, and Her Majcsi% who had confided that she had not tasted them, was pleased to learn thatanbsp;...
|Title||:||Birds and Flowers of the Castle of Mey and Balmoral|
|Publisher||:||Northumbria University Press - 2003-10-01|