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Birds from Britannia by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

27 days ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

With the sad passing of Prince Philip this week I thought I should share with you a book that we own that he wrote. This book was gifted by my father, Philip, to his father, Harry, for his birthday on 4th October 1962.
Many of you may not be aware that Prince Philip was an avid bird-watcher and photographer. He wrote a book that was published in January of 1962 about his journeys around the world in the Royal Yacht Britannia in 1956-1957 and 1959. The header above is the book that we own.
Fly of the book and hard cover
Inside the book the front and back show the routes that were taken in...
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