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John Van der Kiste

Have spent nearly thirty years in public and academic libraries - and a little less than that in freelance writing of articles, book and record reviews, then books - it's been a busy time but a lot of fun. Read Librarianship at Ealing Technical College (London W5, UK), where I edited the library students' journal, 'Stamp Out'. more...

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Beyond the Summertime: The Mungo Jerry story
Childhood at Court 1819-1914
Crowns in a Changing World: The British and European Monarchies 1901-36
Dearest Affie: Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Victoria's Second Son
Dearest Vicky, Darling Fritz: Queen Victoria's eldest daughter and the German Emperor
Edward VII's Children
Frederick III: German Emperor 1888
George III's Children
George V's Children
Gilbert & Sullivan's Christmas
Kaiser Wilhelm II: Germany's last Emperor
King George II and Queen Caroline
Kings of the Hellenes: The Greek Kings 1863-1974
Northern Crowns: The Kings of Modern Scandinavia
Once a Grand Duchess: Xenia, sister of Nicholas II
Princess Victoria Melita, Grand Duchess Cyril of Russia
Queen Victoria's Children
Queen Victoria's Family: a Select Bibliography
Roxeventies: popular music in Britain 1970-79
Royal visits to Devon and Cornwall
Singles file: the story of the 45 rpm record
The Georgian Princesses
The man on the moor
The Romanovs 1818-1959: Alexander II of Russia and his Family
The Roy Wood story
William and Mary
Windsor and Habsburg: The British and Austrian reigning houses 1848-1922

Articles     ( View all 17 articles )
A biographer writes: chronicling the Mungo Jerry story
A curious and delicate idyll - Disraeli and Mrs Brydges Willyams
Chagford's Widgery: William Snell Morrish
Charley the Pretender
Devonport's royal commander: Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh
Elizabeth of Great Britain and Louis Philippe, Duc d'Orleans
Home thoughts on Clifford T. Ward
Imperial diplomacy at Highcliffe Castle: Emperor William II in Hampshire
Louise, Grand Duchess of Baden: 'A model sovereign princess'
One artist, three names - Douglas Pinder, Ben Graham, A.P. Shepherd

Poetry     ( View all 10 poems )
August 4th to Paddington
Autumn on Hawks Tor, Dartmoor
Descent into nowhere
Hound Tor
Light blue crystal morning
Spring at Hembury Woods, Devon
The colour of the underground
Twenty-five years on
Two spring poems written on Dartmoor
When the lights went out

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