It was pretty clear to anyone who passed the Bookshop Van Hoogstraten in The Hague, The Netherlands, in the weekend of 8 and 9 November 2014. On the occasion of Royal Gatherings II the whole shop window was full of royal books. Normally there is a bit of everything, but because of the weekend the […]
Book tip! The Assassination of the Archduke
When there is one book you should read at the moment it is “The Assassionation of the Archduke. Sarajevo 1914 and the Murder that Changed the World” by Greg King and Sue Woolmans. On 28 June it is 100 years ago that Gavrilo Princip assassinated the Austrian Crown Prince, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and his wife […]
How do you manage your royal collection?
I am sure this sounds pretty familiar to lots of other collectors with just limited space in their house. Once in a while I look around in my house and think it is really time to clean up the mess. That moment came again this week. Piles of magazines and other stuff collected in the […]
The Dream Book – Inspiration for King Willem-Alexander
To inspire each other and the new King, the National Investiture Committee asked everyone, young and old, to share their dreams for the future of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. From over 6,500 entries, a jury of 16 Dutch celebrities has selected around 300 of the most original, inspiring and appealing dreams for publication in […]
My royal book collection
Spent the past days trying to do something about my messy royal bookshelves. Not sure though how long it will take before new books want to take their place.
The Luxembourg wedding book will soon be there!
The Luxembourg publishing House Éditions Saint-Paul will soon come with a book about the wedding of Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie of Luxembourg. The book is written by French writer and royalty expert Stéphane Bern and will be published in French and in German. 112 Pages about the bride and groom, […]