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Image for The Life and Times of King George VI 1895-1952

The Life and Times of King George VI 1895-1952

By: ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Odhams Press:

Seller ID: 16123


Hardback, 254mm x 180mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, , 160pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good/Good +. Book is bright and clean but with some damp to inner boards. Dustwrapper is clean with some chipping to edges, frayed ends of spine. Photographic and reverent tribute to the life of the recently-deceased King George VI, surely published not long after his death. Catalogue: Royalty. Keywords: Windsor, Balmoral, Buckingham, abdication View more info

Image for Golden Book of the Coronation to commemorate the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 2nd June 1953

Golden Book of the Coronation to commemorate the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 2nd June 1953

By: ,

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Daily Mail: 1953

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16124


Hardback, 260mm x 204mm gold hard card boards, 40pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Book is bumped and scuffed at edges, foxing to block edges and to some pages. Tissue sheet protection torn at base of spine and also a little musty, though pages bright. Contemporary mass-produced guide to the coronation ceremony of Queen Elizabeth II. Catalogue: Royalty. Keywords: abbey, throne, anointing, sovereign View more info

Image for Elizabeth Crowned Queen - The Pictorial Record of the Coronation

Elizabeth Crowned Queen - The Pictorial Record of the Coronation

By: Arlott, John et al

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Odhams: 1953

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 10666


Hardback, 25cm x 18cm grey cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 128+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Spine and boards just a little worn, pages have been handled but overall clean and presentable. A contemporary photographic record of the Coronation of Elizabeth II, with 8 pages of colour plates and accounts of event details by writers including Arlott, John Snagge and Gerald Wollast... View more info

Image for Princesses - The Six Daughters of George III

Princesses - The Six Daughters of George III

By: Fraser, Flora

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 2004

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 13244


Hardback, 242mm x 160mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xiv prelims, 476+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear from handling. A superb historical narrative of sex, money and power formed from the biographies of the six female children of a long-reigning British monarch. Catalogue: Royalty. Keywords: Georgian, Reg... View more info

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Albert Prince Consort

By: James, Robert Rhodes

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1983

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14301


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xiv prelims, 297+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good +. Book has been handled, exterior bumped, block edges tanned, pages clean. Dustwrapper has been handled, some wear to edges and a few indentations, white mark to rear, front flap clipped. Drawing from previously-unused archive material, this is an excellent biography of Queen Victoria's husband which reveals a Prince far less pa... View more info

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The Crowning of King and Queen

By: King-Hall, Stephen

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers: 1937

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 7193


Hardback, 253mm x 192mm light blue cloth boards, 40+pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Less than good/NoWrapper. Book binding is loose, boards and spine seriously foxed. However, pages, including colour plates, all clean. Commemoration volume for the Coronation of George VI produced by Coventry City Council. Catalogue: Royalty. Keywords: Coronation, George, 1937 View more info

Image for The Royal Tour 1901 - or the Cruise of H.M.S. Ophir, being a lower deck account of Their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York's Voyage around the British Empire

The Royal Tour 1901 - or the Cruise of H.M.S. Ophir, being a lower deck account of Their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York's Voyage around the British Empire

By: Price, Petty Officer Harry

Price: £6.95

Publisher: Exeter, Webb & Bower: 1980

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 7195


Hardback, 289mm x 201mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 200+pp. Colour illustrations.Good +++/Good +++. Some tanning of block edges, dusty on top, but spine and boards clean and book is overall very impressive. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear, though spine has colour faded. Facsimile reproduction of a junior officer's handwritten account of a Royal Tour of 1901. Catalogue: Royalty. Keywords: Empire, Royal, Tour, 1901 This book is unusually hea... View more info

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Albert - Uncrowned King

By: Weintraub, Stanley

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1997

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16125


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xvii prelims, 478pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is clean and tight with minimal wear. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear, colour fading to rear by spine. The most comprehensive biography of Queen Victoria's husband and consort yet published. Catalogue: Royalty. Keywords: Saxe-Coburg, Victoria, Exhibition, consort This book is unusually heavy or large and m... View more info