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image of Belgrade the White City of Death.  Being the History of King Alexander and of Queen Draga

Belgrade the White City of Death. Being the History of King Alexander and of Queen Draga

by Wilson, Mrs Northesk

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Published
1903
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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R A Everett & Co Ltd., London, 1903. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 163 pages plus publisher advertising (complete). Ex-library (Simmer & Jack Recreation Room) with consequent debris, residue, labels, annotations, ink stamps, annotations, wear, marks, usage. A wonderfully dramatic telling of the Serbian King and Queen who were the victims of rash regicide. The… Read more
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The Prince Aga Khan: An Authentic Life Story

by Ali Shah, Sirdar Ikbal

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1933
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$155.00

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John Long, Limited, London, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 249 pages (complete). A passive copy. The boards have wear, marks, scuffing all about from shelving, handling and storage. The spine has storage wear along the body, shelving wear to the head and foot. It is faded. The boards, despite their distractions, are… Read more
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The Furniture of Windsor Castle

by Laking, Guy Francis

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1905
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$280.00

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Bradbury, Agnew & Company, London, 1905. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Poor. 200 pages (complete). A courtly copy. Until the Windsor Fire of 1992 provided a catharsis for change, the publications (as such there were) from The Royal Collection, were occasional, grand, assiduous rather than appreciative, proud and noble. This book about the furniture at Windsor… Read more
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My Own Story

by Louisa of Tuscany (ex-Crown Princess of Saxony)

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Published
1911
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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$6.00

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G Bell & Sons, Ltd., London, 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 286 pages (complete). A resilient copy of Princess Louisa's scandalous, defensive memoir of her chaotic, independently minded life (up to her divorce from the Crown Prince). The boards are scuffed, worn, marked, a little warped. They are shabbily serene. The contents are… Read more
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Sixty Years a Queen : The Story of Her Majesty's Reign

by Maxwell bart., Sir Herbert

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Published
1897
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Fair
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$16.00

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Harmsworth Bros., Limited, London / Eyre & Spottiswoode, London (printers), 1897. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 240 pages (complete). A much owned copy of the souvenir book for Queen Victoria's Silver Jubilee. It is resolute, stout, aged (a bit like the Queen was in 1897). The imperial red boards are much worn, scuffed, marked all about. … Read more
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The Life of Queen Victoria: A Lantern Lecture

by Lane, C. Arthur

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Published
1897
Condition
Very Good
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$50.00

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The Church Committee, 1897. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. The boards are shelf rubbed, edge worn and marked, with some surface damage along the edges. The spine has faded and dulled with age. Despite this, the boards remain strong and square, with bright gold gilt to the front. Internally, the pages are tanned throughout, and there is some very… Read more
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Multitude of Dreams

by Sachs, Bernard

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Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
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$8.00

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Kayor Publishing House, 1949. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. The boards are in a very good condition. There are some tape residue within the front and back boards. This is an ex-library book with all the usual markings. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 255 pages [B.K.]. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. … Read more
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image of Unsuccessful Ladies : An intimate Account of the Aunts (official and unofficial) of the late Queen Victoria

Unsuccessful Ladies : An intimate Account of the Aunts (official and unofficial) of the late Queen Victoria

by Hasted, Jane-Eliza

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1950
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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$10.00

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Robert Hale Limited, London, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 260 pages (complete). Queen Victoria's uncles were busier with their loins than they were with their heads. Hence, her aunts abounded. This is a generously titled book as most of her aunts were just idle (and even then they were unsuccessful in this). Nonetheless,… Read more
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The Royal Canadian Tour

by Devon, Stanley

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1951
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$3.00

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Pitkin Pictorials Ltd. / Daily Graphic, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 92 pages (complete). A resonant copy of this pictorial record of Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh's visit to Canada and Washington on behalf of the King. It is poignant that within three months of their return the King would be dead and she… Read more
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Coronation Day 1953

by Marshall, Howard

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$3.00

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Hutchinson, London, 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Poor. 70 pages (complete). A sure copy. The dustjacket has wear, tear and scuffing. It is secure. The boards have mild storage marks but are otherwise satisfyingly healthy. The contents are most agreeable. The pages are clean, clear, devoted, diligent, generous. fk. Our… Read more
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The Memoirs of Catherine The Great

by Maroger, Dominique

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
Edition
2nd impression
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$5.00

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Hamish Hamilton, 1955. 2nd impression. Hardcover. Very Good/Poor. Jacket is torn and marked.Previous ownership stamps and inscription.Well bound.[R.N]. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services.
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Saga of a Queen

by McCock, Cyril

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Published
1949
Condition
Good
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$35.00

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Nasionale Pers Beperk, 1949. Hardcover. Good/Fair. Bester, Ina. Signed. Jacket is torn and marked.Gift inscription signed by author.Tanning.Well bound.The reader is invited to visit the court of this fabled Queen;is invited to behold the glory that was Israel and to hear the wisdom of Solomon,the Hyksos King whose sovereignty embraced the land of Egypt.[R.K]. Our orders are… Read more
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image of A Family of Kings : The Descendants on Christian IX on Denmark

A Family of Kings : The Descendants on Christian IX on Denmark

by Aronson, Theo

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1976
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780304296033
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$24.00

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Cassell, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair/Fair. jacket is worn, torn, chipped and damp. boards are edge worn and bowed. tanning, foxing and soiling. fair copy.[S.K]. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services.
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image of King  Albert's  Book; A  Tribute  To  The  Belgian  King  &  People  From  Representative  Men &  Women  Throughout  The  World

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Daily Telegraph, 1914. Hardcover. Acceptable. Boards are worn and marked.Gift inscription.Foxing.Tightly bound.[R.K]. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services.
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$6.00
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Princess Margaret : A Pictorial Record of Her Life and Wedding

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Published
1960
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Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$4.00

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Odhams Press Ltd., Long Acre, London, 1960. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 128 pages (complete). A decent copy of this pictorial record of Princess Margaret's life at the time when she was at her most beautiful, glamorous and popular. The dustjacket has some wear and tear and scuffing. It is secure and sure. The boards are very clean and… Read more
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image of A Chronicle of Kingship 1066 - 1937

A Chronicle of Kingship 1066 - 1937

by Mowat, R B & Davies, J D Griffith

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Published
1937
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Poor
Edition
1st Edition
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$35.00

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Arthur Barker Ltd., London, 1937. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Poor/No Jacket. 542 pages (complete). Published to coincide with the 1937 Coronation of George VI. Biographies and charts of kings and queens since the conquest. The boards are sturdy, marked, and worn. The contents are benign. There is foxing throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are thick, sure. The charts (designed by… Read more
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Gentlemen! The King!

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Published
1935
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Poor
Edition
1st Edition
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$10.00

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International Tobacco / J J Keliher & Co., Ltd, London, 1935. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Poor/No Jacket. 37 pages (complete). Cigarette card album to mark the Silver Jubilee of King George V. Most (i.e: 97) of the cards are absent (not lost). The book is much worn and scuffed. The cream cover has a gold embossed profile of the… Read more
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image of A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland, and Ireland; with Lists of their works . enlarged and continued to the present time, by Thomas Park, F S A - Five Volumes

A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland, and Ireland; with Lists of their works . enlarged and continued to the present time, by Thomas Park, F S A - Five Volumes

by Orford, Horatio Walpole, Earl of / Park FSA, Thomas

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Published
1806
Condition
Good
Edition
2nd Edition
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$250.00

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John Scott, Strand, London, 1806. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Five volumes (complete). All volumes fully bound in leather. Gilt edging frames to the faces (in mild condition). The edges of the boards have delicate gilt decoration (in varying states of liveliness). The spines have gilt titling and decoration - all are worn by handling and are dignified… Read more
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The Prince of Wales' African Book

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Good
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$16.00

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Hodder & Stoughton. Hardcover. Good/Poor. Jacket is torn and repaired.Gift inscription dated 1947.Foxing.Well bound.Undated.[R.K]. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services.
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image of The Strand: Coronation Souvenir 1937 - May 12th 1937, The Coronation of their Most Gracious Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth

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George Newnes Limited, London, 1937. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Poor/No Jacket. 48 pages (complete) plus advertising pages. The 1937 Coronation was historic for two main reasons: it had been planned for another monarch and it was the last Great Imperial Coronation festooned with rajahs and sultans, chiefs and Lt-Governors. Edward VIII had abdicated in the midst of the… Read more
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