Elizabeth II is only the second monarch in British history to celebrate a Diamond Jubilee. For the past six decades she has served Britain and the Commonwealth with dedication and self-sacrifice. In this lavishly illustrated book the Queen¿s immeasurable contribution to the nation she has been head of since 1952 is fully explored. This collector¿s edition explores the highlights of the Queen¿s reign and forms a lasting tribute to the woman who has remained a reassuring constant in a world of change. Written by Ian Lloyd a celebrated royal author and the Queen Mother¿s favourite photographer.