When royalty came to the Fair

It’s not everywhere that you get to follow in the footsteps of royalty. If you’re expecting to be standing on sore feet at London Book Fair, trying to keep your good suit looking pristine, reeling from multiple conversations and always hurrying on to the next stand at least you are in good company. In 2014, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall visited Earls Court to bring the royal seal of approval to the UK’s bustling publishing industry. Take a look back at the Duchess’ experience of London Book Fair from the archives at www.gettyimages.com.

From top to bottom:

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall arrives at Earls Court; with Queen of the Fair Jacks Thomas; getting tips from Anthony Horowitz and Kate Mosse; appreciating Pavilion’s books with Polly Powell; walking the aisles; promoting the family business; listening to the children’s story from Peter Usborne; the Duchess clearly enjoyed her visit.


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