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Image for The Strand Coronation Souvenir; Vol. XCII, No. 555A. March, 1937

The Strand Coronation Souvenir; Vol. XCII, No. 555A. March, 1937

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Strand Magazine/George Newnes, Ltd.: 1937

Seller ID: 004732


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. View more info

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The City of London, The Prince and Princess of Wales, and the Colonies

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Corporation of the City of London: 1902

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007109


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. View more info

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The House of Windsor; George V to George VI

By: Acland, Capt. Eric and Bartlett, E.H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, John C. Winston Co, Limited: 1937

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007991


Original blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. DJ unclipped, but chipped along head. 408 pp. View more info

Image for The Prince of Wales' African Book; A Pictorial Record of the Journey to West AFrica, South Africa, and South America

The Prince of Wales' African Book; A Pictorial Record of the Journey to West AFrica, South Africa, and South America

By: Adcock, Mr. St. John (Ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton, Limited: 1925

Seller ID: 006724


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. View more info

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The Kaisers

By: Aronson, Theo

Price: $32.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1971

Edition: First British Edition 1971

Seller ID: 008628


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. View more info

Image for Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh and Their Children (Volume I)

Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh and Their Children (Volume I)

By: Batchelor, Vivien

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Pitkins: 1951

Seller ID: 011669


Blue cloth on boards. DJ worn at spine and corners. 64 pp. View more info

Image for England's Seat of Majesty; An Account of the Coronation Ceremonies, of George VI's Life, His Homes and Palaces

England's Seat of Majesty; An Account of the Coronation Ceremonies, of George VI's Life, His Homes and Palaces

By: Broad, Lewis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.:

Seller ID: 007327


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. View more info

Image for Kings & Queens of England; A Royal History from Egbert to Elizabeth II

Kings & Queens of England; A Royal History from Egbert to Elizabeth II

By: Cawthorne, Nigel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Arcturus Publishing, Ltd.: 2009

Seller ID: 007372


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. View more info

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Catherine the Great

By: Dixon, Simon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 2009

Edition: First U.S. Edition Stated

Seller ID: 011895


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. View more info

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The King in Peace and War

By: Gordon, Keith V.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Right Book Club: 1940

Seller ID: 004765


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.... View more info

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Honour the King; A Royal Jubilee Book

By: Gorman, Major J.T.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Collins' Clear-type Press: 1935

Seller ID: 006595


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. View more info

Image for Arbella Stuart: Royal Lady of Hardwick and Cousin to King James

Arbella Stuart: Royal Lady of Hardwick and Cousin to King James

By: Handover, P.M.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1957

Edition: Believed First. (No Additional Printings

Seller ID: 003398


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. View more info

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Richard III; The Man Behind the Myth

By: Hicks, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Collins & Brown: 1991

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005055


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. View more info

Victoria; Sixty Years a Queen

By: Lancefield, Richard T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, G.M. Rose & Sons: 1897

Seller ID: 012940


Blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name in felt marker. Many illustrations. 503 pp. with index and list of authorities consulted. View more info

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The Queen Mother

By: Morrow, Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Granada Publishing, Ltd.: 1984

Seller ID: 007949


Original maroon composition on boards. DJ price-clipped. Previous owner's name and bookplate. 241 pp., including index. View more info

Image for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II; Her Life of Service as Princess Elizabeth

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II; Her Life of Service as Princess Elizabeth

By: Peacock, Lady

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1952

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011979


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. View more info

Image for Richard III and the Princes in the Tower

Richard III and the Princes in the Tower

By: Pollard, A.J.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Alan Sutton: 1991

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005042


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. View more info

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Recollections of Three Reigns

By: Ponsonby, Sir Frederick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, E. P. Dutton and Co.: 1952

Seller ID: 010885


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. View more info

Image for Alice Grand Duchess of Hesse; Princess of Great Britain and Ireland (Belgravia Ship's Library)

Alice Grand Duchess of Hesse; Princess of Great Britain and Ireland (Belgravia Ship's Library)

By: Princess Helena of the United Kingdom

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1884

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003239


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 ... View more info

The Story of Princess Elizabeth; Brought Up To Date and Including Some Stories of Princess Margaret

By: Ring, Anne

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1932

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012214


Brown leather over-jacket made in Italy. Blue cloth on boards. Corner damage to leather over-jacket. 127 pp. View more info