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Roche, T. W. E. A Pineapple For The King
Roche, T. W. E. A Pineapple For The King

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(031681) Roche, T. W. E. A Pineapple For The King. London: Phillimore & Co., 1971. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 102 pages. Fine in Very Good DJ. B&W Photographs. DJ rear panel lightly foxed. For the ancient Palmer family, the pineapple and mistresses were an expression of loyalty to their monarch, Charles II. The pineapple is said to have been the first raised in England. Grown by Rose, gardener to Sir Philip Palmer, it was presented to him by Charles II around 1665. The mistress was Barbara Palmer, wife of Roger Palmer, who lost her to his King ISBN: 0900592281 (Palmer Family, Charles II, Kings And Rulers, England)




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