Friday, April 3, 2009
The Royal Household seeks guidance from the staff of incoming VIPs when deciding what to offer during the official exchange of gifts.
A Palace spokeswoman said: “Apparently the president really admires George Orwell.”
The 1949 book was boxed in leather by the bindery at Windsor.
Mr Calderon also received the traditional present given to guests – framed photographs of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.
This article was posted: Friday, April 3, 2009 at 9:54 am