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Mountbatten by  Philip Ziegler - Hardcover - 2nd reprint - 1985 - from BISON BOOKS - ABAC/ILAB and

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by Ziegler, Philip

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London: Collins, 1985. 2nd reprint. Leather Bound. pp. 786. 8vo. Spectacular custom signed Zaehnsdorf leather binding featuring forest green morocco with gilt titles, monogram, and rules; lustrous gilt page edges, beautiful marbled endpapers framed by meticulous inside dentelles. SIGNED by author on title page. Light scuffing to extremities, gift inscription to preliminary blank page; very good.

This title was initially printed in a scarce special issue of 25 signed copies bound by Zaehnsdorf; this book is a reprint, signed and custom bound by Zaehnsdorf.


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