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The City of London, The Prince and Princess of Wales, and the Colonies
1 The City of London, The Prince and Princess of Wales, and the Colonies
London Corporation of the City of London 1902 First ( No Additional printings) Soft Cover Good Plus to Very Good Good Minus 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Photos 
Original beige softcover in beige wrapper. Wrapper suffers a thumb-size nibbling at the foot of the verso. Text clean and easily-readable. Centred on a reception given to the royal couple after their return from a visit to the Colonies. The speeches are full of fluff and nonsense for the most part, but the brief reference to the travel records of the various monarchs is interesting. 68 pp. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Strand Coronation Souvenir; Vol. XCII, No. 555A. March, 1937
2 The Strand Coronation Souvenir; Vol. XCII, No. 555A. March, 1937
London The Strand Magazine/George Newnes, Ltd. 1937 Soft Cover Good Plus to Very Good  No Jacket Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Photos and Drawings 
Original royal blue soft cover decorated in gold with circular window backed by coat-of-arms. Very bright, clean condition except for 3 inch tear at foot of spine. No writing. Some colour illustrations. The coronation of George VI and Elizabeth, as well as charming portraits of Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose. 48 pp. plus 12 pp. ads.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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The House of Windsor; George V to George VI, Acland, Capt. Eric and Bartlett, E.H.
3 Acland, Capt. Eric and Bartlett, E.H. The House of Windsor; George V to George VI
Toronto John C. Winston Co, Limited 1937 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good Good Plus 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Original blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. DJ unclipped, but chipped along head. 408 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Prince of Wales' African Book; A Pictorial Record of the Journey to West AFrica, South Africa, and South America, Adcock, Mr. St. John (Ed.)
4 Adcock, Mr. St. John (Ed.) The Prince of Wales' African Book; A Pictorial Record of the Journey to West AFrica, South Africa, and South America
London Hodder & Stoughton, Limited 1925 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Photos 
Original beige cloth on boards. Previous owner's name the only writing. Unpaginated. Approximately 50 pp. narrative, followed by 75 or so pages of photos. Edward VIII, who abdicated to marry Wallis Simpson. Scenes of his visit to Gambia, Sierra Leone, Gold Coast, Nigeria, South Africa, Rhodesia, Belgian Congo, Uruguay, Argentina, and Chile. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Kaisers, Aronson, Theo
5 Aronson, Theo The Kaisers
London Cassell 1971 First British Edition 1971 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Drawings 
Original black paper boards. Unclipped DJ. "The story of six people whose bitter differences were a microcosm of, and greatly influenced, a national conflict which echoed all round the world." - DJ. 276 pp. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh and Their Children (Volume I), Batchelor, Vivien
6 Batchelor, Vivien Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh and Their Children (Volume I)
London Pitkins 1951 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Blue cloth on boards. DJ worn at spine and corners. 64 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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England's Seat of Majesty; An Account of the Coronation Ceremonies, of George VI's Life, His Homes and Palaces, Broad, Lewis
7 Broad, Lewis England's Seat of Majesty; An Account of the Coronation Ceremonies, of George VI's Life, His Homes and Palaces
London Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd. Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Colour and b/w Photos 
Original blue cloth on boards. This book was written for the coronation of King Edward, and rewritten for the coronation of King George. Prize inscription with previous owner's name and date (1938). The ceremonies, symbols, and regalia. A thousand years of crownings. "How I Was Crowned" by Queen Victoria. Royal homes. Coronation Day. 288 pp. plus catalog of gift books. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Kings & Queens of England; A Royal History from Egbert to Elizabeth II, Cawthorne, Nigel
8 Cawthorne, Nigel Kings & Queens of England; A Royal History from Egbert to Elizabeth II
London Arcturus Publishing, Ltd. 2009 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall B/W Photos 
Original illustrated paper boards. DJ duplicates cover. From the Saxon kings to the House of Windsor. Saxon Kings, Normans, Plantagenets, Lancaster and York, Tudors, Stuarts, Hanoverians, Saxe-Coburgs, and Windsors. ISBN 978-1-84837-595-6. 208 pp. 
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9 Dixon, Simon Catherine the Great
New York HarperCollins Publishers 2009 978-0-06-078627 First U.S. Edition Stated Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos. Maps. Drawings. 
White paper boards backed in blue. No writing or damage except black remainder mark on foot. The story of the advantageous marriage of a German princess into the even more prestigious Russian hierarchy, who, by hook and by crook, ruled from 1762 to her death in 1796. 432 pp. with index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The King in Peace and War , Gordon, Keith V.
10 Gordon, Keith V. The King in Peace and War
London The Right Book Club 1940 Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Original blue cloth on boards. Background, King and ministers, Mechanics of the monarchy, Attaches to the King's person, Royal courts and levees, Understudies of the monarchy, Social life at court, Queen as consort, King George VI declares war, His Majesty as Commander-in-Chief of fighting forces, King goes to the front, With the R.A.F. and in Maginot Line, Royalty goes to war, King on the home front, King as royal diplomat, King in peace and war. Eight photos. 272 pp. No marks or damage.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Honour the King; A Royal Jubilee Book, Gorman, Major J.T.
11 Gorman, Major J.T. Honour the King; A Royal Jubilee Book
London Collins' Clear-type Press 1935 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Colour Portraits 
Original blue cloth on boards. Tiny tear head of spine. Presentation bookplate from IODE. Portrait of King Edward VIII glued to first free endpaper. Eight striking full-page colour portraits of various members of the royal family. 128 pp. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Arbella Stuart: Royal Lady of Hardwick and Cousin to King James , Handover, P.M.
12 Handover, P.M. Arbella Stuart: Royal Lady of Hardwick and Cousin to King James
London Eyre & Spottiswoode 1957 Believed First. (No Additional Printings Hard Cover Very Good  Good Minus 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Portraits By Various Artists. 
Original green cloth on boards. DJ repaired inside head and foot with invisible tape. Arbella was sometimes considered as a successor to Queen Elizabeth I, but after a series of near betrothals she finally married in secret, which brought the displeasure of King James, who had the two imprisoned separately. Arbella died in the Tower of London in 1615. 333 pp.  
Price: 22.00 USD
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Richard III; The Man Behind the Myth, Hicks, Michael
13 Hicks, Michael Richard III; The Man Behind the Myth
London Collins & Brown 1991 1855850737 / 9781855850736 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Original maroon cloth on boards. DJ unclipped. Previous owner's seal is the only fault. Another "He wasn't such a bad guy, after all" approach to the mystery of Richard III. 176 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Queen Mother, Morrow, Ann
14 Morrow, Ann The Queen Mother
London Granada Publishing, Ltd. 1984 Hard Cover Very Good Good Plus to Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Original maroon composition on boards. DJ price-clipped. Previous owner's name and bookplate. 241 pp., including index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Peacock, Lady Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II; Her Life of Service as Princess Elizabeth
London Hutchinson 1952 Reprint Hard Cover Good Fair 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Lisa Sheridan and Graham Thompson 
Pale yellow cloth on boards. DJ price-clipped and heavily chipped and torn head and foot. Photos of the Queen at various ages. 148 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Richard III and the Princes in the Tower, Pollard, A.J.
16 Pollard, A.J. Richard III and the Princes in the Tower
Stroud, Gloucestershire Alan Sutton 1991 0862996600 / 9780862996604 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Photos and Drawings 
Original bright red cloth on boards. Many colour photos and drawings throughout. Opinions differ markedly as to Richard III's place in history, but it cannot be denied that it was critical. 260 pp. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Recollections of Three Reigns, Ponsonby, Sir Frederick
17 Ponsonby, Sir Frederick Recollections of Three Reigns
London E. P. Dutton and Co. 1952 Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Frontispiece Portraits 
Maroon cloth on boards. First free endpaper removed. No writing. Queen Victoria, King Edward VII, and King George V. Prepared for press by Colin Welch. 509 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Alice Grand Duchess of Hesse; Princess of Great Britain and Ireland (Belgravia Ship's Library) , Princess Helena of the United Kingdom
18 Princess Helena of the United Kingdom Alice Grand Duchess of Hesse; Princess of Great Britain and Ireland (Belgravia Ship's Library)
London John Murray 1884 First ( No Additional printings) 1/4 Leather on Cloth Boards Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Engraved Portraits 
Original red 1/4 pigskin with corner tips on red cloth boards. Faint seal of Anchor Line printed on cover, and catalogue of the library of the steamship, Belgravia, printed on both inside covers. This is number 73 of 85 books in the ship's library. Built at Glasgow by D.& W. Henderson in 1881, she was pressed into service to India. After about 40 sailings, she struck rocks at Sheep's Cove, about half-a-mile inside Black Point, near Saint John, on May 22, 1896. Four tugs couldn't budge her. Passengers and cargo were put ashore, and she was auctioned off where she sat. Captain Laird opined the cause to be misreading of the compass. - Saint John Globe. The photo shows worn edges, and there is a previous owner's name as well as general hand soil. A loving portrait of the princess by her sister, and a most exciting provenance. A welcome gift for any collector of royalty or marine history. 415 pp. with substantial index.  
Price: 150.00 USD
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The Crown Jewels and Other Regalia in the Tower of London, Sitwell, Major-General H.D.W.
19 Sitwell, Major-General H.D.W. The Crown Jewels and Other Regalia in the Tower of London
London The Viscount Kemsley 1953 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Photos and Drawings 
Original royal purple cloth on boards. Covers have mottled fading. Interior clean and undamaged. Edited by Clarence Winchester. The author has tried to weave the parts of the subject together into one continuous story. More information on the royal gems is included here than has been seen before. Eight full-page colour plates. 32 monochrome plates. Patterned endpapers. 116 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Year of Three Kings; 1483, St. Aubyn, Giles
20 St. Aubyn, Giles The Year of Three Kings; 1483
N.Y. Atheneum 1983 0689114095 / 9780689114090 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Charts 
Original blue paper boards backed in red cloth. When King Edward IV died, his son, Edward V, took his place. However, Richard III, brother to Edward IV, was able to seize the throne after persuading the powers-that-be that Edward IV was illegitimate. No writing or damage. Previous owner's seal. 288 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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