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10270. : Coronation of Their Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth State Visit to Northern Ireland Wed. July 28, 1937.

Belfast: HMSO 1937. 37 by 25 cms. 16pp. covers worn, dusty, small loss to top front, a fair copy only. 8.00

6496. : An Empire in Mourning The Death and Funeral of King Edward VII.

Published by Charles Eggimann of Paris in conjunction with the Times Book Club London 13th October 1910. 31 by 25 cms. 153 pp. illustrated with photographs, maps of the funeral route. Black boards with no title on spine or cover, marbled endpapers. The title page has an illustration by O Carlos Schwab, "Hommage a Sa Majeste' le Roi et a Sa Nation". The photographs are high quality covering not just the funeral procession but the preparations, behind the scenes, the crowds etc. Lower corner of front board bruised. A nice piece of social history. Scarce. 85.00

5722. : The Duke of Windsor - His Life and Times Described and Illustrated.

London: Odhams Press Ltd, c1953. 128 pp. 25 x 18 cm. Copiously illustrated. Gold-blocked beige cloth. No dw. 10.00

10145. : The Investiture of HRH The Prince of Wales as Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester. Official Souvenir Programme.

Caernarvon Castle 1969 Arwisgiad ei uchelder brenhinol tywysog cymru yn dywygog cymru ac iarll caer gan ei mawrhydi y frenhines. Castell Caernarfon 1 Gorffennaf 1969. 1 July 1969. 24 by 18 cms. no pagination, c. 36 pp. illustrated, card covers, in good condition. 5.00

10082. : The Windsor Story 1936 to 1950.

London: Bonar Books 1950. 32 pages of Intimate pictures tell... the Fourteen years exile of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. 24 by 18 cms. 32 pp. illustrated, blue card covers with a photograph of the couple. Some wear and rubbing of covers but otherwise very good. 12.00

9112. : Their Majesties Silver Wedding Pictorial Souvenir.

London: H.A. & W.L. Pitkin 1948. 23 by 18 cms. 16 pp. illustrated, card covers, in very good condition. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. 6.00

12319. Archer, Thomas: Our Sovereign Lady Queen Victoria Her Life and Jubilee.

London: Blackie and Sons 1887. 4+112 pp. 23.5 x 17 cm. Illustrated with seven engraved plates and 16 pp. of blank subscriber lists. Red boards with black line decoration and a Royal Coat of Arms gilt on the front board, a.e.g. This is the publisher's sample book showing would be subscribers what the finished book would look like. A leather spine for the finished book is pasted to the rear pastedown. Copies of the published volumes are fairly common but this publisher's sample is quite unusual. 45.00

8484. Aspinall, A.: Letters of the Princess Charlotte 1811-1817.

London: Home and Van Thal 1949. 27 by 20 cms. xxiii+254 pp. illustrated folding chart of the Princess and her family. black boards, no dustwrapper. Internally in very good condition, boards on the other hand have some old fading/staining. 16.00

10091. Belfast Newsletter: Jubilee Pictorial Souvenir Supplement to the Belfast Newsletter 4th May 1935.

Belfast: Belfast Newsletter 1935. 28.5 by 22 cms. 32 pp. illustrated, decorative paper covers, in very good condition. The principal article is "Ireland during the King's Reign", which clearly sets out the views and position of the Unionist majority in the North. 18.00

10092. British Legion: British Legion Northern Ireland Area Coronation Souvenir April 1937.

Belfast: British Legion 1937. 24.5 by 19 cms. 160 pp. illustrated, stiff paper covers, staples rusty otherwise in very good condition. Articles about the new King, the Ulster Division, various battles and engagements during the first war, the work of the Legion and the like. Edited and compiled by Capt. D.D. Sheehan. 23.00

11771. Brown, John: Original Memoirs of the Sovereigns of Sweden and Denmark from 1766 to 1818.

London: H.S. Nichols & Co. 1895. In Two Volumes. Vol. 1, xv+314 pp. Vol. II, xi+332 pp. both with portrait frontispieces. Edition limited to 500 copies. Royal Blue boards with gilt lined edge and a gilt coat of arms. Both vols bear a light stamp of the Adelphi Hotel Calcutta on a few margins, and came from the N.Ire. Assembly library, name lightly stamped on fore edges, bottom spine showing a light mark where a shelf label has been, a little wear to spine extremities, and spines a little darkened, some pages uncut, internally clean, tight and bright. We generally avoid ex-lib. copies but its institutional background is light and its an interesting title. 75.00

12021. Cabanes, Docteur: La Princesse de Lamballe Intime (D'apres les confidences de son Medicin) Sa Liason avec Marie Antoinette. - Son Role Secret pendant la Revolution.

Paris: Albin Michel Editeur n.d. c.1926. 512 pp. nonbreux documents inedits; 132 illustrations. Half leather and marbled boards, five panelled spine with raised bands, spine professionally relaid, The spine shows some fairly heavy wear but internally very, clean, tight and bright. 23.00

11862. Duff, Ethel M: The Life Story of the Duke Of Cambridge.

London: Stanley Paul 1938. 288 pp. illustrated, hardback, an ex-library copy in blue library cloth binding, with a library bookplate on the front pastedown and shelf number stamped and gilt on spine bottom, otherwise in very good bright condition. A fairly scarce title. The Duke,1819-1904 was the only son of Georgee III's seventh son. From 1856-1895 he was Commander in Chief of the British Army. 12.00

11510. Dyson, C.C: Madame de Maintenon her Life and Times 1635-1719.

London: John Lane The Bodley Head 1910. 316 pp. with a photogravure portrait and sixteen other illustrations, blue boards, gilt crest to front board, teg, spine a little faded, minor wear otherwise good. 10.00

16311. Filon, Augustin: Recollections of the Empress Eugenie.

London: Cassell and Company, Ltd, 1920. vii+327 pp. 23.5 x 16 cm. Ten illustrations. Dark-blue boards with gilt spine title. From the library of writer Baroness Agnes de Stoeckl with her signature on the ffep and on the half-title. Neat dedication on ffep, o/w In good condition. 25.00

4716. Geographia: Coronation Arrangements, Wednesday May 12th 1937.

London: 1937. 15 by 15 cms, unfolding to 45 by 60 cms. comprising a map of the Coronation route with, on the reverse, the arrangements by bus, underground, cars, taxicabs and trains for the day. A few very minor nicks at the edges and joins of folds, otherwise very good. A nice piece of ephemera. 15.00

7876. Grant, Mrs Colquhoun: A Mother of Czars A Sketch of the Life of Marie Feodorowna, Wife of Paul I. and Mother of Alexander I. and Nicholas I.

London: John Murray 1905. xii+292 pp. Hardback. The first biography of the Princess Dorothea of Wurtemberg, later grand-Duchess of Russia. She was Czarina for only five years until 1801 and died in 1828. Grey boards, four panelled spine with Russian Imperial Arms device, larger device on front board teg. boards a bit grubby and slightly stained, internally good, otherwise a fair copy of a relatively scarce title. 39.00

13007. H.R.H. Princess Ludwig Ferdinand of Bavaria, Infanta of Spain: Through Four Revolutions 1862-1933.

London: John Murray first edition 1933. Set forth from her diaries and correspondence by her son H.R.H. Prince Adalbert of Bavaria, and edited with a preface and notes by Major Desmond Chapman-Huston. xxvii+407 pp. illustrated, three folding genealogical tables. Hardback, no dustwrapper, ffep removed, showing some wear but a fascinating account of life experiences among the Spanish and Bavarian Royal Families, before the next cataclysm to engulf them after 1933. 10.00

8469. Hamilton, Count Anthony: Memoirs of the Count De Gramont containing the Amorous History of the English Court under the Reign of Charles II.

London: Vizetelly & Co. 1889. Edited by Henry Vizetelly. In two Volumes. Vol. I, xxxvi+216 pp. Vol. II, x+316 pp. illustrated with 17 etchings and 34 portraits of Court beauties and other personages occupying a prominent place in the memoirs. The translation carefully revised by the original edition of 1713; and accompanied by numerous illustrative and explanatory notes. One of a series of reprints of choice illustrated books of the Eighteenth century. Handsome binding in green linen to spine and green cloth boards, with gilt vertical line separating same, gilt spine titles, teg, illustrations tissue guarded, corners bumped, a small patch of light cockling on the bottom of the front board of vol II. minor spotting on rear pastedown and half title to vol II otherwise internally clean, bright and fresh. Overall a handsome item, heavy. 35.00

11681. Hasted, Jane-Eliza: Unsuccessful Ladies an intimate account of the Aunts ( official and unofficial ) of the late Queen Victoria.

London: Robert Hale 1952. 260 pp. illustrated, hardback, no dustwrapper, reddish boards a little bit worn, internally clean, tight and bright. The ffep has written on it Marina 1950. From the library of Princess Marina. This item is part of a small collection of books which we bought which had originated in the libraries of Princess Louise, daughter of Queen Victoria, and from Princess Marina. 30.00

10340. Loliee, Frederic: Les Femmes du Second Empire.

Paris: Librairie Felix Juven Feb. 22, 1906. xi+369 pp. illustrated, half leather and marbled boards, six panelled spine with raised bands, original spine label, some gilt decoration, marbled endpapers, boards a little edge rubbed, leather quite scuffed, internally clean, bright. Covers, La Comtesse de Castiglione, Madame de Rute, La Princesse de Mathilde et ses amis, La Comtesse Le Hon, La Princesse de Metternich, La Comtesse Walewska, Autour de L'Imperatrice, Les Trois Soeurs La Rochelambert, Sophie de Castellane, Madame de Pourtales and others. From the library of Agnes de Stoeckl, who was born in Paris in1874, and married Sasha Baron de Stoeckl in 1892. His father was the diplomat who negotiated the sale of Alaska. Sasha became Equerry to Grand Duke Michael of Russia, and Agnes came to spend much time with the Russian Imperial family. Hers was a remarkable twentieth century life-a world turned upside down by war and revolution. 25.00

11680. Mitford, Nancy: Madame De Pompadour.

London: Hamish Hamilton 1954. 275 pp. illustrated, hardback, no dustwrapper, blue boards a little bit worn, internally clean, tight and bright. The ffep has written on it Marina 1954. From the library of Princess Marina. This item is part of a small collection of books which we bought which had originated in the libraries of Princess Louise, daughter of Queen Victoria, and from Princess Marina. 30.00

11515. Molloy, Fitzgerald: The Russian Court in the Eighteenth Century.

London: Hutchinson & Co. Third edition 1906. Two Volumes. Vol. I, xiii+318 pp. Vol II. xii+597 pp. with 2 photogravure frontispieces and 16 full-page illustrations on art paper. t.e.g. Boards are a little sun faded and dusty otherwise good. A classic study. 30.00

13710. Oliver Books: Diana, Princess of Wales A Tear-out photo book.

London: Oliver Books, 1998. 40 pp. 29 x 23 cm. Diana, in twenty pictues. Very good condition. 12.00

16885. Pares, Bernard: The Fall of the Russian Monarchy A Study of the Evidence.

London: Jonathan Cape, 1939. First edition. 510 pp. 22.5 x 15 cm. 16 illustrations. 6 maps, some folding. Gold-blocked blue boards, no d.w. Bibliography. Signature of Major General E Williams on ffep. An interesting study. 15.00

6499. Paul, Herbert: Queen Anne.

Paris: Edinburgh: New York: London: Goupil & Co. first edition 1906. No 236 of 800 copies printed. 34 by 26 cms. 202pp. illustrated with plates, all tissue guarded.Half leather, blue cloth boards, gilt devices and raised bands to spine, marbled endpapers. Professional restoration to spine. The book is in very good condition overall and a handsome copy. 50.00

5709. Priestly, JB: The Prince of Pleasure.

London: Heinemann, 1969. 304pp, 25.5 x 20 cm. 44 colour plates and numerous half-tone plates. No dw. A splendid survey of the regency period. Red boards and gilt-blocked backstrip. VG. 15.00

11522. Quennell, Peter: The Private Letters of Princess Lieven to Prince Metternich.

London: John Murray, 1937. First edition. Edited and with a biographical foreword by Peter Quennell assisted in translation by Dilys Powell. xxii+386 pp. 23 x 14.5 cm. Twenty-three illustrations. Hardback, no dustwrapper, showing some wear but generally good. 9.00

11488. Robertson, William: The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.

London: Printed for T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies Ninth edition 1798. 14.5 by 9.5 cms. In Four Volumes. Vol. 1, xi+408 pp. Vol II, 334 pp. Vol. III, 414 pp. Vol. IV, 372 pp. with 12 full page engraved plates, including frontispieces. In a contemporary calf binding, with gilt ruling and a decorative blind stamped panel to boards, spines have been professionally replaced with modern calf to match, six panelled spine divided by gilt ruling gilt spine title, author and date, marbled endpapers, internally bright, clean and tight. A very nice set of a work first published in 1769. 195.00

7368. Sheppard, E.: The Old Royal Palace of Whitehall.

London: Longmans Green and Co. 1902. xviii+415+40 pp. with 46 photogravure plates and other illustrations, a folding plan of Whitehall 1680. Spine professionally restored. Some foxing to the ffep and frontispiece plate, otherwise a good clean tight copy. 19.00

14157. Strickland, Agnes: Life of Mary Queen of Scots.

London: G. Bell and Sons 1913; 1914. Two volumes Vol. 1. xi+462 pp. vol 2. xii+508 pp. frontispiece tissue guarded portraits, hardback, some rubbing to boards, a few pages have been roughly cut otherwise good. 25.00

4806. Stuart, Mary: Letters and Poems by Mary Stuart Queen of Scots.

New York: Philosophical Library 1947. 71pp, now modernised or translated with an introduction by Clifford Bax, good in slightly worn dustwrapper. Contains eight letters, twelve poems and the twelve French sonnets. 16.50

10131. The Black and White Publishing company: The Queen in Ireland.

London and Dublin: The Black and White Publishing company n.d. c. 1900. Black and White Special. 27.5 by 19 cms. 32+iv pp. illustrated, paper covers, small round photograph of the Queen within a shamrock on the front cover, photographs of the Lord Lieutenant and other Irish officials, Royalties accompanying her Majesty, the royal yacht, warships, centre page studio portrait, three Irish regiments, Sir A Vickers, of Irish Crown Jewels scandal fame, and photographs of Dublin and Ireland, along with articles. In very good condition, Irish Royal ephemera tends not to survive in any quantity so this has to be considered scarce. 55.00

10157. The Graphic: The Graphic Queens Diamond Jubilee Number June 1st. 1897.

London: The Graphic June 1st. 1897. 41.5 by 30 cms 32+viii pp. illustrated, front cover shows the Queen as a young girl in 1837 within a pink and gold decorative framework, contains a red and white printed insert advertising the June 28th issue, the Diamond Jubilee Celebration number, the life of Queen Victoria written by Mrs Oliphant, illustrated with engravings, staples rusty, covers a bit dusty, a small light margin stain to the top corner margin of a few pages, otherwise in good condition, super advertisements including the rear cover, "Pears".. Includes the presentation booklet, "Some Events of Her Majesties Reign" from pictures in the collection of HM the Queen, 31 by 42 cms. 8pp. each print within a fancy gold decorative border, within which are other engraved portraits views etc. The pprints are of, The Marriage to Prince Albert, the Christening of the Prince of Wales, the Queen receiving King Louis Napoleon, the Queen visiting the tomb of Napoleon, Marriage of the Princess Royal,the Marriage of the Prince of Wales,rusty staples the last page is detatched but it is a key to the people in the plates, in good condition otherwise. A nice survivor. 75.00

10208. The Illustrated London News: The Illustrated London News Silver Jubilee Number.

London: The Illustrated London News No 5011 Vol.186 May 4, 1935. The Illustrated London News Jubilee issue. pp 715-778, 34.5 x 26 cm. Illustrated in colour and monochrome. Articles and photographs about the Jubilee of King George V and Queen Mary. The front cover has a colourful illustration of Yeomen marching alongside the horses of the Royal Carriage. In very good condition. Superb illustrations. 25.00

10204. The Illustrated London News: The Illustrated London News The Coronation of King George and Queen Mary The Abbey Ceremonies, The Processions, and the Naval Review.

London: The Illustrated London News Coronation Panorama Number 1911. 40.5 by 58.5 cms. 28 pp. illustrated with a coloured plate, other plates and photographs, the front cover is a coloured illustration by J. R. Skelton of four girls of the Empire in costume holding Coronation Regalia and gazing to a distant Westminster Abbey, rusty staples, folded, otherwise in very good condition. A scarce survivor. 45.00

10094. The Manchester Courier: The Nation's Tribute Supplement to The Manchester Courier Monday, February 4th 1901.

Manchester: The Manchester Courier 1901. Broadsheet Newspaper supplement commemorating the death and funeral of Queen Victoria. 66 by 58 cms. 8 pp. illustrated with drawings, portrait of Victoria the First on title page, front page columns separated by thick black lines, folded in four, a little age faded but basically in very good condition. 42.00

10093. The Sketch: The Sketch

London: The Sketch Feb. 5, 1936. Magazine, pp. 226-292+8. illustrated, The Funeral of George V issue. A double number. A lttle dustiness and wear, a repaired small tear on the rear cover, otherwise good, excellent photographs. 12.00

10214. The Sphere: The Sphere Silver Jubilee Record.

London The Sphere Vol. CXLI No. 1842 May 11, 1935. 37 by 26 cms. pp 230-294 illustrated, The Silver Jubilee of King George V and Queen Mary. Spine rubbed, staples rusty but otherwise in good condition. The decorative cover is silver with a blue orange state coach. Some good full page colour adverts, My Goodness My Guiness, and Ford. 18.00

10431. The Sphere: The Sphere Special Coronation Number.

London: The Sphere 1911. 42 by by 30.5 cms. The Sphere's special Coronation issue. 62+viii pp. illustrated in colour and monochrome. Coloured heraldic cover. There is a new spine the cover is a bit worn with some edgewear and a couple of tears on the front cover have also been professionally repaired, internally very good. A complete guide to the Coronation of HM King George V and Queen Mary. Scarce. 35.00

10635. The Sphere: The Sphere The Funeral of King George V.

London: The Sphere Feb. 1, 1936. 42 by by 30.5 cms. The Sphere's special funeral issue, with a special section The Life of King Edward VIII. pp. 170-228, illustrated in colour and monochrome. Coloured cover. A bright, fresh, clean copy internally good. 20.00

19906. The Sphere: The Sphere: The Accession of King George VI and the Abdication of King Edward VIII

London:Vol. CXLVII no. 1926 Dec. 9th 1936 Double Number 36x24.5 cm. pp. 532-600. illustrated, pictorial paper covers, staples rusty otherwise in very good condition. Great photos. 20.00

19898. The Sphere: The Sphere: The Sea King's Daughter Queen Alexandra: A Complete Pictorial Narrative.

London:Vol. CIII No. 1349 November 28th 1925. pp. 260-290. +xxii. illustrated pictorial paper covers, staples rusty otherwise in very good condition. Published to mark her death. Great photos. 20.00

10226. Tower Press: Coronation Glitter Model Book.

London: Tower Press, 1953. A Tower Press Product, No. 1106. Sparkling cut out Model Coronation Coach with soldiers and bandsmen. No Glueing. 17.5 x 22.5 cm. No pagination. c12 pp. Illustrated. Two pages are card for cutting out, the rest text about the Coronation with some coloured illustrations. Some glitter has gone and there is some childish scribbling on the cover, albeit a child who went on to be a superb model maker. Probably scarce. Complete. 10.00

9124. Turquan, Joseph: The Empress Josephine

London: John Lane THe Bodley Head 1913. Authorized translation by Volette M. Montague. x+312 pp. illustrated, red boards, no dustwrapper, spine faded otherwise very good 10.00

11493. Waliszewski, K: Le Fils de La Grande Catherine Paul 1er Empereur de Russie sa Vie, Son Regne et sa Mort 1754-1801.

Paris: Plon-Nourrit et Cie. Sixieme Edition 1912. D'apres des documents noveaux et en grande partie inedits. 24 by 15.5 cms. viii+698 pp. half leather and marbled boards, five panelled spine with raised bands, marbled endpapers, a bright tight clean copy. The title page indicates, avec une heliogravure, but none is present and there is no obvious sign of one having been bound in. 30.00

10147. Weekly Illustrated: Weekly Illustrated Specially Enlarged Souvenir Number H.M. King Edward VIII.

London: Odhams, Weekly Illustrated Sat. Feb 1st 1936. No. 31 Vol II. Tall tabloid format, 40.5 by 29 cms. illustrated, 32 pp. illustrated, portrait of King in a Guards uniform black on a blue background on the front cover. A weekly paper. Lots of illustrations covering his life. In very good condition other than some edge chipping. 12.00

10140. Woman's Journal: Souvenir of the Royal Silver Jubilee 1910-1935.

London: Woman's Journal 1935. 28 by 21.5 cms. 16 pp. illustrated, paper covers, front cover shows the King and Queen dressed in State Robes, some wear and a small tear affecting all pages, no loss. A scarce survival. 10.00

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