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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. A nice piece of social history. Scarce. 85.00


4716. : 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


10144. : Coronation of their Majesties King George VI & Queen Elizabeth United Service inaugurating the week of the State Visit to Northern Ireland.

Belfast: 1937. 4 pp. decorative coloured card front cover, a small mark on front cover otherwise very good. The Service was at the Assembly Hall 25th July 1937 at 3.30 p.m. 6.00


10083. : His Majesty King Edward VIII The Story of His Life profusely illustrated.

London: Newnes 1936. 30.5 by 23 cms. 48 pp. a magazine style format with text and sepia photographs. Painted portrait of the King on the front cover, some wear and rubbing to covers, a couple of inches of the front cover is detatching otherwise fair/good. 23.00


6493. : King Albert's Book A Tribute to the Belgian King and People from Representitive Men and Women Throughout the World.

London: The Daily Telegraph in conjunction with the Daily Sketch, Glasgow Herald and Hodder and Stoughton 1914. 28.5 by 22 cms.188 pp. illustrated with tipped in colour plates by Lavery, Rackham, Dulac, Nielson, Poynter, Dicksee, Fildes, Richmond, Waterlow, Riviere, Bruchman, Parrish, Collier, Fisher, Mc Cormick, Shannon, Nicholson. Other illustrations. Music by Elgar, Messager, Debussy, German, Stanford, Lehmann, Lange-Muller. A tribute to Belgium aimed at raising money for war relief. In very good overall condition. All plates present. Foxed half-title. 20.00


10143. : Marriage of HRH The Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Phillip Mountbatten Royal Navy List of Wedding Gifts St James Palace.

London: 1949 128 pp. card covers, covers a little dusty otherwise good. 10.00


10090. : Official programme. Opening of The Parliament of Northern Ireland by His Most Gracious Majesty King George V June 22nd 1921.

Belfast: 1921. 37 by 25 cms. 31pp. paper covers, covers a little dusty, staples rusty, in good condition. The programme for the arrival of King George and Queen Mary to Belfast, the opening of the Parliament which was temporarily located in the City Hall, pending more permanent arrangements, and their return to the Royal Yacht. 18.00


3028. : Our Queen - A Sketch of the Life and Times of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland

London: Walter Scott, 1884. "By the Author of "Grace Darling". viii + 328 pp, 19 x 12.5 cm. Lovely illustrations, aeg, bevelled blue boards gold and black blocked with title, Balmoral, Windsor, crown, foliage, etc. Prize label on inside front cover and scuffed corners, ow good. 8.50


9086. : State Visit to Northern Ireland of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh.

Belfast: W. & G. Baird 1953. 24.5 by 19 cms. n.p. c.16 pp. illustrated, card covers in purple with title in orange. From 1st July to 3rd July. A commemorative booklet, in very good condition. 12.00


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


5744. : The King's Reign Told in Pictures - Reproduced from Authentic Photographs.

Manchester: Sankey, Hudson & Co, 1935 "An All British Production". 64 pp. 20 x 17 cm. Copiously illustrated. Illustrated card wrap-round cover. Covers dusty otherwise in good condition. 8.00


5717. : The Prince of Wales' Book - A Pictorial Record of the Voyages of HMS "Renown" 1919-20.

London: Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd, c1920. Published for St Dunstan's. c140pp. 25 x 19.5 cm. Copiously illustrated. Facsimile letter from Prince of Wales. Canada, America, and Australasia. No dw. Front hinge slightly tender. Signature of CAR Shillington. Commander Shillington was ADC to the Governor of Northern Ireland. 12.00


5745. : The Story of King Edward VIII Told in Pictures - Reproduced from Authentic Photographs of Incidents in the Life of HM The King.

Manchester: Sankey, Hudson & Co, 1936 "An All British Production". 64 pp. 20 x 17 cm. Copiously illustrated. Illustrated card wrap-round cover, rusted staples. Covers dusty, includes a four page insert from MacLeans Magazine Jan. 15th 1937 of messages, speeches and other documents of the Abdication. 8.00


10215. : The Story of Our King and Queen A Pictorial Souvenir of the Silver Jubilee.

London: Newnes 1935. 30.5 by 22.5 cms. 60 pp. illustrated, dark blue covers with the Royal Couple in state robes. A photographic record of the reign. In good condition. 15.00


9113. : The Wedding of Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Phillip Mountbatten R.N. Westminster Abbey 20th Nov. 1947.

London: Odhams 1947. 25 by 18.5 cms. 31 pp. illustrated, colourful heraldic front cover, in good condition. Souvenir Programme 6.00


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


10099. : Visit of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales to Northern Ireland Wed. to Fri. 16-18 Nov. 1932.

Belfast: HMSO 1932. 18 pp. + 4 plates, decorative card covers, the covers are a little dusty otherwise very good. The Prince was visiting to open the new Parliament building at Stormont. Includes a single page insert portrait of the Prince of head and shoulders in Naval uniform by Vandyk. 25.00


6494. Adcock, St John: The Prince of Wales African Book A Pictorial Record of the Journey to West Africa, South Africa and South America.

Hodder & Stoughton 1923. 25 x 18.5 cm. No pagination, c. 63 pp. of text, and 144 pp. of photogravure photographs. Britain's African Empire in superb photographs. Facsimile letter from Prince of Wales. No dw. Boards dusty and scuffed. Contents clean and bright. 10.00


13941. Alice Grand Duchess of Hesse Princess of Great Britain and Ireland: Letters to Her Majesty the Queen.

London: John Murray, 1885. New and Popular Edition with a Memoir by HRH Princess Christian. xii + 342 pp. 19 x 13.5 cm. Frontispiece in b&w of HRH The Princess Alice, 1843-1877, second daughter of Queen Victoria. Brief biography by Sir Theodore Martin. Index. The letters are arranged year by year, from 1862 - the year of her marriage - to 1878. Green half-leather binding, marbled boards, with matching endpapers, and marbled edges. Six-compartmented spine, with raised bands and gilt decoration. There is slight wear to the leather, and some foxing of the preliminaries, not affecting the tissue-guarded frontispiece. 25.00


11514. Anthony, Katharine. translator: Memoirs of Catherine the Great.

New York: Tudor Publishing new edition June 1935 337 pp. 8 illustrations. This edition is based on the German edition edited by Eriche Boehme. A tight bright copy internally but the boards are faded, dusty and a bit discoloured, spine title faded. 10.00


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. 23.00


5718. Associated Newspapers Limited: His Majesty King Edward VIII - The Life of Our King in Picture and Story Produced to Commemorate His Accession to the Throne

London: Associated Newspapers Limited, 1936. 223 pp. 24.5 x 18 cm. Copiously illustrated. No dw. Cloth splitting at front hinge. Some foxing. 10.00


10185. Belfast Newsletter: Belfast Newsletter Coronation Supplement June 1953

Belfast: Belfast Newsletter, June 1953. Belfast Newsletter Supplement. 32pp. 42.5 x 30.5 cm. Illustrated. Decorative paper covers. In good condition. 6.00


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


10259. Belfast Telegraph: Belfast Telegraph Death of the King Stuns the Nation.

Belfast: Belfast Telegraph Wednesday Feb. 6, 1952. Belfast Telegraph broadsheet newspaper, 8pp, illustrated, folded, in good condition. The death of King George VI. 5.00


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


9141. Brown, Michele: Royal Christmas Book.

London: Windward 1985. 13.5 by 20 cms. 128 pp. illustrated, hardback, in very good conditions. Illustrates how the Royal Family has spent Christmas over the years. 7.50


7873. Buckley, Eric Rede: A Lily of Old France Marie Leckzinska, Queen of France and the Court of Louis XV.

London: H.F. & G. Witherby 1926. 216 pp. four portraits, blue boards with gilt spine title. A biography of the Polish born Queen of the somewhat dissolute Louis XV. 9.50


3027. Bullock, Rev. Charles: The Queen's Resolve: "I Will be Good": with Royal Anecdotes and Incidents A Jubilee Memorial.

London: "Home Words" Publishing Office, c1897 Two hundred and seventieth thousand. 208pp, illustrated. Royal Blue bevelled boards, title and vignettes of the Queen in 1897 blocked in black and gold. Front board also has "a Jubilee Memorial for Christ Church Parish Lisburn". gilt. Boards a little rubbed otherwise very good. 10.00


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


8449. Chreptowitch-Bouteneff, Comte Constantin.: Lettres D'Augustes Personnages adressees a Madame de Roenne et a sa fille la Comtesse Caroline Chreptowitch publiees par le Petit-Fils de cette derniere. 1798-1845.

Lausanne: Imprimeries Reunies (S.A.) 1910. xv+295 pp. illustrated with seven plates. half leather and cloth boards, six compartmented spine with raised bands. Some rubbing and wear but generally in good condition. Contains correspondence with Madame de Roenne from the, Familie Imperiale de Russie, Princesse Amalie de Bade, la Duchesse Auguste de Saxe-Cobourg et ses filles, and, la Famille Grand Ducale de Saxe-Weimar. Text in French. From the library of Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, daughter of Queen Victoria. In 1871 Louise married the Marquis of Lorne, later Duke of Argyll. Lorne was Governor General of Canada. Their bookplate of intertwined L's, with appropriate coronets, is on the front pastedown. 125.00


10137. Country Life: Country Life George VI Coronation Number.

London: Country Life Apr. 17th. 1937. Vol. LXXXI no. 2100 33.5 by 24.5 cms. cxciii+ 393-446 pp. illustrated in colour and black and white, very good advertisements, decorative plum coloured, decorated covers, containing the two page coloured insert portraits of their Majesties painted by Frank Beresford, minor wear, one small tear in rear cover otherwise in very good condition. 15.00


10222. Daily Express: Daily Express "The King Broadcasts to the Empire".

London: Daily Express No. 11540 Thurs. May 13, 1937. Northern Ireland Edition. Daily Express broadsheet newspaper. 1937 Coronation of King George and Queen Elizabeth. 22 pp. illustrated, folded some wear otherwise good. 10.00


10174. Daily Mail: Daily Mail Friday Dec.11th 1936.

London: Daily Mail Dec. 11th 1936 Daily Mail, broadsheet newspaper, 24 pp. illustrated, dusty and with edgewear. Devoted to the Abdication crisis, photograhs and articles on the Prince, the new King and Queen, Mrs Simpson etc. 15.00


10239. Daily Mail: Daily Mail Funeral Number of King George VI.

Daily Mail No. 17390 Saturday February 16th 1952. Daily Mail broadsheet newspaper. 8 pp. A little edgeworn in places, but overall in fairly good condition. The funeral of the late King. 6.00


10238. Daily Mail: Daily Mail Memorial Number of King George V.

Daily Mail No. 12405 Tuesday January 28th 1936. Daily Mail broadsheet newspaper. 12+iv pp. A little edgeworn in places and spotted, but overall in good condition. The lying in state and the arrangements for the funeral. 12.00


10100. Daily Mirror: Daily Mirror King George V Memorial Number.

London: Daily Mirror no 10034 Tuesday January 28 1936. Tabloid Newspaper. 27 pp. illustrated, portrait of King within a black band on the front cover and Queen Mary on the back. A morning paper published on the day of the funeral. In very good condition. 10.00


10089. Daily Sketch: Daily Sketch.

London: Daily Sketch no. 8746 Thursday May 13th 1937. Tabloid newspaper, 40 pp. illustrated, The Coronation issue. A copy of this newspaper with a photograph of a smiling Queen Mary with King George VI and Queen Elizabeth with their daughters and Palace staff on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, dusty, some edgewear, spine corners worn, a repaired tear otherwise good. 12.00


10087. Daily Sketch: Daily Sketch.

London: Daily Sketch no. 8612 Friday December 4th 1936. Tabloid newspaper, 36 pp. illustrated, The Abdication crisis. A copy of this newspaper with the headline, "The King: No Crisis, Premier tells the House. "Questions are inexpedient at this time", along with a photograph of Mrs Simpson with a favourite cairn terrier. The newspaper is filled with reports of the crisis, reaction, articles and photographs of Mrs Simpson and the King. Two double page spreads of photographs and others. Folded, some minor rubbing and edgewear, otherwise in good condition. A week after this issue the King abdicated. 15.00


10264. Daily Sketch: Daily Sketch: The People's Silent Salute.

London: Daily Sketch Saturday Jan. 25, 1936. Daily Sketch, tabloid newspaper, 28 pp. illustrated, folded, in good condition.The lying in state of King George V. 5.00


12698. Davenport Adams, W.H.: The Merry Monarch; or, England under Charles II. Its Art, Literature, and Society.

London: Remington & Co., 1885. In two volumes. Volume I, iii+415 pp. Volume II, 420 pp. 23 x 14 cm. Dark green boards with spines blocked gold. A readable social history of the period. Outer hinges good, but inner hinges split. The binding is tight. There is fading to the front and back boards of each volume, but not to the spines. 45.00


11606. de la Ronciere: Napoleon's Letters to Marie Louise

New York: Farrar & Rinehart 1935. With a foreword and commentary by Charles de la Ronciere. xxviii+292 pp. illustrations. hardback, no dustwrapper. Boards worn and a bit discoloured, a fair copy. 8.00


10197. de Stoeckl, Agnes: King of the French A Portrait of Louis Philippe.

London: John Murray first. ed 1957. x+208 pp. illustrated, hardback, no dustwrapper, some fore edge spotting otherwise good. 6.00


10126. Dimbelby, Richard: Elizabeth Our Queen Abridged Presentation Edition.

London: University of London Press 1953. 95 pp. illustrated, hardback in a rubbed rather worn dustwrapper. This abridged presentation edition was prepared for young readers from his book of the same name. It appears to be scarce 8.00


5710. Doran, Dr: Lives of the Queens of England of the House of Hanover.

London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1875. 2 Volumes. Fourth Edition. xvi + 485, and xiv + 466pp, 23 x 14 cm. Handsome bevelled decorated and gold-blocked boards showing some wear. Foxing to prelims and final pages. 65.00


14024. Doran, John: Monarchs Retired From Business.

London: Hutchinson & Co. 1906. 17 by 11 cms. Two volumes. vol. 1vi+391 pp. Vol. II vi+392 pp. frontispiece portraits. First published as two vols in 1857. Hardback in very good condition. 20.00


10198. Duff, David: The Shy Princess The life of H.R.H. Princess Beatrice, the youngest daughter and constant companion of Queen Victoria.

London: Evans Brothers ltd 1958. 310 pp. illustrated, hardback, in a slightly rubbed dustwrapper otherwise very good. Beatrice was mother of Victoria Eugenia, Queen of Spain and sister to Edward VII and the Empress of Germany. She married Prince Henry of Battenberg.Her brother in law was ruler of Bulgaria and her godchild became the last Tsarina. A sister of George IV was alive when she was born in 1857,and V bombs were falling on London when she died in 1944. 6.00


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. 20.00


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. 15.00


10234. Everybody's Publications: Everybody's Weekly Coronation Number.

London: Everybody's Publications June 1953. Everybody's Weekly, a magazine, 56 pp. illustrated, the centre spread is a coloured illustration of the Royal Coach, the cover has a colour painting of Brittania in a chariot led by both lion and unicorn.Minor wear, in good condition. 6.00


10339. Eyre, Alan Montgomery: Saint Johns Wood Its History, its Houses, its Haunts and its Celebrities.

London: Chapman and Hall 1913. illustrated, hardback, no dustwrapper, From the library of Agnes de Stoekl, Coppins Cottage. With the bookplate and signature of James Hammen on front pastedown and ffep. A little wear to boards, spine title faded otherwise good. Agnes de Stoeckl was born in Paris 1874, 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. 45.00


12295. Fea, Allan: Memoirs of The Martyr King being a detailed record of the last two years of the Reign of his most sacred Majesty King Charles the First ( 1646-48-9 )

London: John Lane. The Bodley Head, 1905. xx +277 pp. 33 x 26.5 cm. Illustrated. A limited edition of 400 copies of which this is no. 153, signed by Allan Fea. Hardback, with heavy embossed and gilt decorative boards and spine, done in a seventeenth century style, matching decorative endpapers, spine professionally relaid, boards restored, internally tight, clean and fresh, a handsome book. 295.00


10045. Fisher, Graham and Heather: Charles The Man & The Prince.

London: Robert Hale second edition revised 1981. 208 pp. illustrated, very good in a v.g. dustwrapper. "a chatty and sympathetic account of a royal life" 8.00


5038. Fitzgerald, Percy: The Royal Dukes and Princesses of the Family of George III A View of Court Life and Manners for Seventy Years 1760-1830.

London: Tinsley Brothers 1882. In two volumes. Vol 1 xiv+384 pp. Vol 2 x+341 pp. A few bits of minor spotting, internally generally clean but some marking here and there, some wear to board edges but spines have been professionally restored. Pp35/36 have a page tear with some loss of text. Dark blue boards, good overall. An interesting item, Covering, The King and his family circle, the Princesses, the Brunswick family, Princess Charlotte,the Dukes of Sussex, York, Kent, Cumberland, Gloucester and Cambridge. 55.00


9142. Frewin, Leslie editor: The Royal Silver Anniversary Book.

London: Leslie Frewin 1972. A pageant in words and pictures of the twenty-five years of marriage of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness Prince Phillip Duke of Edibnburgh 1947-1972. 25.5 by 24 cms. 187 pp. illustrated, owners inscription on good in a rather worn and tired dustwrapper. 15.00


10142. Government of Northern Ireland: Dinner in the Central Hall Stormont 26th May 1949.

Belfast: 1949. The dinner was given on the occasion of the visit of HRH the Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh. 23 by 15 cms. 8 pp. stiff card covers, in very good condition. 12.00


4952. Graham, Tim, photographer: The Royal Family - A Year in Focus

London: Park Lane Press for Marks and Spencer plc, 1985 128pp, 29.5 x 20.5 cm. "over 180 full-colour photographs" of members of the Royal Family at home and abroad. Lots of Queen Mother, Princess Margaret and Di. 10.00


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. 42.00


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. 45.00


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. 85.00


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


10194. HMSO: State Visit to Northern Ireland of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh.

Belfast: HMSO 1953. 23.5 by 18 cms. 26 pp. illustrated, card covers. From 1st July to 3rd July. A commemorative booklet, in very good condition. 12.00


10218. Illustrated: Illustrated Souvenir Issue The Coronation in Wonderful Pictures.

London: Illustrated Week Ending June 13, 1953. Illustrated, a weekly magazine, 34.5 by 26 cms. 63 pp. illustrated, monochrome photographs with coloured cover, in very good condition. 8.00


10219. Illustrated: Illustrated Special Memorial Issue King George VI.

London: lllustrated February 23 1952. Tall weekly magazine, 35 by 26 cms. illustrated, 35 pp. illustrated, A weekly paper. Lots of illustrations covering the lying in state and the funeral. In good condition. 6.00


10276. Illustrated: Illustrated.

London: Illustrated May 23, 1953, June 6, 1953, Mar 1,1952. Illustrated weekly magazine. Three Issues. All related to the Coronation. with Woman's Own June 4th 1953. 6.00


13711. Illustrated: Illustrated.

London: Illustrated, 1953. Issue of 6th June 1953. 48 pp. 34.5 x 25.5 cm. The Coronation Guide Number. Centrefold is James Gunn's Royal Academy painting of the Queen. Slightly frayed outer edges, o/w good condition. 12.00


5713. Johnson, Paul: Elizabeth l - a study in power and intellect.

London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1974. iv + 511pp, 23.5 x 15.5 cm. Ex library, dw laminated to boards. Library stamps. 55 illustrations. 6.00


8215. Joubert, Carl: Russia As It Really Is.

London: Eveleigh Nash, 1904. xii+300 pp. 22.5 x 14.5 cm. From the library of Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, daughter of Queen Victoria, and signed "Louise" on title page. In 1871 Louise married the Marquis of Lorne, later Duke of Argyll. Lorne was Governor General of Canada. Faded dark blue boards. Divided into three sections, Holy Russia, The Jew in Russia, and A Power Above the Tsar. A description based on nine years in the country and an appeal for reform, "The Reign of Terror in France will pale into insignificance and oblivion when the day of the Russian Revolution dawns." Nice Royal association. 52.00


9134. Laird, Dorothy: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh and their children Volume Four.

London: Pitkins 1954. 95 pp. illustrated, hardback, no dustwrapper, in very good condition. 10.00


14753. Lewis, Brenda Ralph, editor: Diana An Extraordinary Life.

Haydock: The Book People Ltd, 1998. 634 pp. 29 x 22.5 cm. This sumptious tribute to Diana seems to have been published in twenty-six fortnightly parts, then as a case-bound book by Phoenix Illustrated, and then, again as a case-bound book, by The Book People Ltd. It is illustrated with hundreds of photographs, in colour and b&w. Pictorial glazed boards, in matching dw. There is a one-inch closed tear at the bottom of the dw, o/w near mint. Unpackaged weight 2.4 Kg. 50.00


9136. Lewis,W. H.: The Scandalous Regent A Life of Philippe Duc d'Orleans 1674-1723 and of his family.

London: Andre Deutsch 1961. 228 pp. illustrated, an ex-library copy but bearing no marks to identify it as such save a pencil note on rear pastedown, fair/good in a rather worn dustwrapper with some tears. The history of one of the leading rakes of the century. 6.00


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


11516. Loliee, Frederic: Prince Talleyrand and His Times.

London: John Long 1911. Adapted by Bryn O'Donnell. 416pp. With photogravure and fifteen other portraits. Red boards rather worn and faded, internally ffep removed, otherwise good. 10.00


6498. Lorne, Marquis of: V. R. I. Her Life and Empire.

London: Harmsworth Bros Ltd. 1901. xii+396 pp. illustrated. Royal blue boards, with gilt stamped decorative border and title. In very good condition. A handsome souvenir of her life and reign. 42.00


11530. MacMunn, Lt.-Gen. Sir George: Gustavus Adolphus: The Northern Hurricane.

London: Hodder and Stoughton n.d. viii+319 pp. maps internally clean and good but the boards are faded and a little stained, a fair or reading copy only. 6.00


5708. Makin, William J: The Life and Reign of Edward VIII - Being a Study of the Man and a Record of His Services to the Empire.

London: George Newnes Limited, c1937. 320pp, 25 x 19 cm. "Over 250 half-tome illustrations". Some foxing to endpapers and fading to spine. No dw. 8.00


9175. Martin, Theodore: The Life of His Royal Highness The Prince Consort.

London: Smith Elder & Co. Fourth Edition 1877. Vol II only, xv+573 pp. with two portraits. Half leather and cloth, six panelled spine with raised bands, some gilt lining and decoration, original spine labels. Marbled endpapers. This was eventually published in five volumes but we only have vol. II. 18.00


10133. Maxwell, Sir. Herbert: Sixty Years A Queen The Story of Her Majesties Reign.

London: Handsworth Bros. 1897. 33 by 25 cms. 239 pp. illustrated, in half leather and cloth boards, six panelled spine with raised bands, gilt, original morocco lable and gilt title,gilt line decoration to edge between leather and cloth, internally showing some wear from use, but tight and thus good to fair, produced for the Diamond Jubilee in a variety of bindings. 30.00


10132. Maxwell, Sir. Herbert: Sixty Years A Queen The Story of Her Majesties Reign.

London: Handsworth Bros. 1897. 33 by 25 cms. xii+239 pp. illustrated, in heavy blue bevelled boards,with buckram edgestrip decorated with lion, unicorn, rose &c, showing some wear, a little shaken, joints tender otherwise fair/good, produced for the Diamond Jubilee. 23.00


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


10271. Navy News: Brittania Sunset Celebration of the Royal Yacht's 44 Years.

Navy News Brittania Supplement Jan. 1998. Tabloid supplement 8pp. illustrated on the laying off of the Royal Yacht Brittania. folded, good. 5.00


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


10232. Overseas Daily Mail and Sunday Pictorial: Overseas Daily Mail and Sunday Pictorial Coronation Souvenir.

London: Overseas Daily Mail and Sunday Pictorial No. 2098 4 June 1953. Overseas Daily Mail and Sunday Pictorial tabloid size, Seven issues bound together with advertisers supplement, Thurs. May 8th to Wed. June 3rd. 16+16+16+20+16+16+20 pp. each, illustrated, coloured portrait of the Queen holding a bouquet on front cover. Covers the week of the Coronation. Spine a bit worn a little dusty otherwise good. 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. 105.00


10277. Picture Post: Picture Post Coronation Souvenir Number .

London: Picture Post 6th June 1953. Picture Post Coronation Souvenir number weekly magazine 82 pp. illustrated WITH Picture Post 23 Feb. 1952 and 30 April 1955, (the Annigoni Portrait) fair/good. 5.00


10220. Picture Post: Picture Post.

London: Picture Post 23 February 1952 Vol. 54 No. 8. Picture Post weekly magazine, 33.5 by 25.5 cms 58 pp. illustrated, the Accession of Queen Elizabeth II. Some wear otherwise fair/good. 5.00


10127. Pike, Phillip W: The Royal Presence in Australia 1867-1986.

Dulwich South Australia: Royalty Publishing 1986. 27.5 by 19.5 cms. 80pp. illustrated, illustrated card covers, in very good condition. photographs and articles about Royal visits to Australia over this period. 6.00


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. 6.00


10561. Prince Michael of Greece: Crown Jewels of Britain and Europe.

London: Peerage Books 1990. 28.5 by 22 cms. 144 pp. illustrated, hardback, the dustwrapper has an edge crease otherwise in very good condition. A celebration of some of the world's most precious objects, most with fascinating stories to tell. 18.00


10180. Punch: Punch Silver Jubilee Number. No 4899 Vol. clxxxviii.

London: Punch May 1st. 1935. 28.5 by 22.5 cms. pp. 477-540. illustrated, attractive decorative paper covers. Celebrates the period 1910-1935 with full page cartoons from earlier issues and a coloured centrefold of the King Emperor. In very good condition, apart from the usual rusty staples. 12.00


4953. Queen Alexandra: Queen Alexandra's Christmas Gift Book - Photographs From My Camera

London: "The Daily Telegraph", 1908 29 x 22 cm. c48pp, of which about two-thirds are printed, each with two, three, or four photographs as snapshots would be mounted in an album: the remaining pages black, like album pages, with printed photographs separately mounted. Most, or all?, tissue guards present. Photographs of "My Brother George" (King of Greece, shortly afterwards murdered): the Russian Royal Family: raising of the battleship Dreadnought, etc, etc. Inner front hinge split. Green-blocked front boards. 8.00


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. 7.00


8505. Remusat, M. Paul de.: Memoirs of Madame de Remusat 1802-1808.

London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington 1880 Published by her grandson and translated from the French by Mrs Cashel Hoey and Mr John Lillie. Vol I. only of two vols. lxxv+452+32pp. blue boards, with new matching spine and gilt title, new endpapers. Bearing on the half title the inscription, " H.R.H. the Princess Louise 24th May 1880." From the library of Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, daughter of Queen Victoria. In 1871 Louise married the Marquis of Lorne, later Duke of Argyll. Lorne was Governor General of Canada. Internally there are about 30 pages with some pen lining in the margins, looking like an elderly hand, otherwise a very bright, tight, clean copy. An odd volume but one with Royal associations. These memoirs are about the Court of Napoleon. 45.00


3012. Ridley, Jasper: Napoleon III and Eugenie

London: Constable, 1979 xvii + 768 pp, 24 x 15.5 cm. 25 illustrations. Vg in vg dw. 10.00


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


10433. Russell, W. H: The Wedding at Windsor A Memorial of the Marriage of H.R.H. Albert Edward The Prince of Wales and H.R.H. Alexandra Princess of Denmark.

London: Day and Son 1863. 43 by 30 cms. 122+xvii pp. illustrated with 42 chromolithographic plates and 24 wood engravings within the text. This volume was one of the best examples of chromolithography printing in this period. However it rarely seems to survive in really fine condition. This copy has been professionally rebound in burgundy cloth boards, with gilt spine title and new endpapers, a.e.g. 5 of the tissue guarded chromolithographs are missing, namely the portraits of the Prince and Princess, two of the Royal Yacht and one plate showing wedding gifts, a couple of plates show a little edgewear, internally, bright, clean. A defective copy but with some of the best mid-Victorian colour printing. A heavy book with postage implications. More details on request. 150.00


9133. Saville, Margaret: Royal Sisters Volume Five Aug.1952- Aug. 1953.

London: Pitkins 1953. 78 pp. illustrated, hardback, no dustwrapper, in very good condition. 15.00


9132. Saville, Margaret: Royal Sisters Volume Two 1949-1950.

London: Pitkins 1950. 70pp. illustrated, hardback, no dustwrapper, in very good condition. 10.00


11678. Semenoff, Commander Wladimir: Rasplata ( The Reckoning ) his Diary during the Blockade of Port Arthur and the Voyage of Admiral Rojestvensky's Fleet.

London: John Murray second edition Oct. 1909. Translated by L.A.B. The author served in The Imperial Russian Navy. xv+489 pp. dark blue boards with a yellow and black title panel on the front board showing the Russian Imperial arms. Boards are a bit worn and discoloured and the spine faded, internally clean and bright, a fair copy. Endpaper dedication reads, "To Louise from her devoted L.A.B. Xmas '09." Louise was Princess Louise. From the library of Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, daughter of Queen Victoria. In 1871 Louise married the Marquis of Lorne, later Duke of Argyll. Lorne was Governor General of Canada. An item with Royal associations. We have not yet established the full name of the translator L.A.B. 125.00


8213. Sergeant, Phillip W.: The Courtships of Catherine the Great.

London: T. Werner Laurie, 1905. x+337 pp. 23 x 14.5 cm. Top edge gilt. Frontispiece portrait, and four other plates, and map, all tissue guarded. From the library of Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, daughter of Queen Victoria. In 1871 Louise married the Marquis of Lorne, later Duke of Argyll. Lorne was Governor General of Canada. Their bookplate of intertwined L's, with appropriate coronets, is on the front pastedown. Signed "Louise March 1905" on the title page. Gold-blocked black boards: gilt title on spine and front board, and double-headed eagle device on front board. Fine copy, with Royal associations. 48.00


10046. Seward, Ingrid: Diana.

London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson1981. x+196 pp. illustrated, very good in a v.g. dustwrapper. A sympathetic account of the late Princess. Autographed by the author , July 1988. 8.00


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. 23.00


9135. Sheridan, Lisa: The Queen and Her children.

London: John Murray first edition April 1953. 33 pp. illustrated, hardback, the dustwrapper is a bit rubbed with a couple of tears, otherwise in very good condition. 10.00


10268. Short Brothers and Harland Limited: Short Brothers and Harland Limited Seaplane Works Queens Island Belfast To Commemorate the Visit of Their Royal Highnesses The Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh 26 May 1949.

Belfast: Short Brothers and Harland Limited 1949. Short Brothers and Harland Limited special edition of "The Short Story" 14 pp. illustrated, commemorating the Royal visit with text and 18 photographs of the tour around the works and some of the aircraft, rear page detatched and some wear but a scarce local survivor 15.00


8653. Smith, H. Clifford: Buckingham Palace Its Furniture : Decoration & History.

London: Country Life 1930. With introductory chapters on the building and site by Christopher Hussey. 34.5 by 26.5 cms. xxiii+299 pp. with 351 illustrations, maps. This was the first architectural monograph on the Palace and remains indispensible for an understanding of its history and development. Some wear and fading to boards but generally in good condition. A heavy item. 55.00


5724. Strachey, Lytton: The Illustrated Queen Victoria.

London: Bloomsbury, 1987. An illustrated edition of the famous book of 1921, with an introduction by Michael Holroyd. 208 pp. 26 x 19.5 cm. Copiously illustrated, with sections of coloured illustrations. Mint, in near mint dw. 12.00


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. 30.00


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


10269. The Daily Mail: The Daily Mail Souvenir and Guide to Coronation Day.

London: The Daily Mail. Tues. May 11, 1937. The Daily Mail broadsheet newspaper format, 8pp. illustrated, folded, good. WITH, Daily Express Coronation supplement Wed. May 12th, broadsheet 16 pp. (includes one page of photos and article on the terrible end of the Hindenburg), The Northern Whig and Belfast Post Coronation supplement, tabloid 32 pp. illustrated, folded, good. THREE ITEMS. 10.00


10267. The Daily Mirror: The Daily Mirror

London: The Daily Mirror No. 2669 Tues. May 14, 1912. The Daily Mirror tabloid newspaper, 16 pp. illustrated, folded, some wear but otherwise good. The cover shows King George V on the deck of HMS Orion watching gunnery practice. Inside are two photographs from the purser of the Mackay Bennett, the Cable ship which salvaged bodies from the Titanic wreck site. One is of the Iceberg which may have struck the ship, the sea around it for one mile radius was full of wreckage, the other a rowing boat from the Mackay Bennett with an upturned lifeboat from which the Carpathia had rescued 30 men including Mr. Lightoller the Second Officer. 50.00


10148. The Graphic: The Graphic Diamond Jubilee Celebration Number.

London: The Graphic Diamond Jubilee Celebration Number June 28th 1897 41.5 by 30 pp. 58 pp. illustrated, red cover with Royal Arms and title in white, staples rusty, covers a bit dusty otherwise in very good condition. Photographs and graphic illustrations, super advertisements. A lovely survivor. Includes a folding four page supplement The Diamond Jubilee Procession Panoramic View of the Queen's Equipage drawn by W. Hatherell. (some edgewear and folds repaired, but not usually found with the Journal) 35.00


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


10236. The Graphic: The Graphic Royal Naval Review Double Number.

London: The Graphic no. 1440 Vol. LVI July 3rd 1897. The Graphic issue covering the Jubilee Naval Review. 41.5 x 30 cm. 64 pp. Illustrated. The cover has had some wear with tears, now professionally restored, internally very clean bright and good. Great illustrations. The Navy at the height of its Imperial power. 45.00


10211. The Illustrated London News: The Illustrated London News Wedding Number.

London: The Illustrated London News No 4989 Vol. 185 December 1, 1934. The wedding issue for the wedding of the Duke of Kent and Princess Marina of Greece. xxiv + 865-948 pp. 34.5 x 26 cm. Illustrated in colour and monochrome, articles and photographs about the wedding of George V's son the Duke of Kent. The front cover has a coloured portrait of the Princess, specially painted for the paper by John St Helier Lander, ROI. Crease to top right corner of front cover, and covers leaving the rusty staples, otherwise in generally good condition. The presentation plates are the de Laszlo paintings of the royal couple. The left hand margin is frayed and dusty, but this does not affect the portrait of Marina. 20.00


10636. The Illustrated London News: The Illustrated London News Double Number Death of The Queen.

London: The Illustrated London News Jan. 26, 1901. 40.5 by 30 cms. 101-147 pp. illustrated, with 2 loose inserts from Black and White and the Sphere showing the lying in state at Osborne and the passage through the fleet of the Royal Yacht with its coffin. Covers a little dusty minor wear otherwise good. 35.00


10163. The Illustrated London News: The Illustrated London News Her Majesties Glorious Jubilee 1897 The Record Number of a Record Reign.

London: The Illustrated London News 1897. 40.5 by 30 cms. 54 pp. +advertisments, with tissue wraps giving the magazine title. This is the most sumptious production of The Illustrated London News for the Diamond Jubilee, with 12 full page chromolithographed colour plates of the highest technical quality, deep borders showing every aspect of such colour printing, with colours and patterns, with inset portraits, enclosing illustrations of events in the reign, two plates are full page tissue guarded portraits of the Queen, the textual pages are done in a gothic font within deep gold decorative panels, no two the same, also with oval portraits in them, the opening page, text by Walter Besant, is in gold and red, the front cover is illustrated with cameo portraits of members of the Royal Family against a brocade edged curtain, the rear cover is a superb coloured advertisment for Eno's Fruit Salt. The printers were Orford Smith & Co. of St. Albans, and this issue must have been hugely expensive at the time. Just gorgeous. The tissue wraps have been repaired otherwise in very good condition. 95.00


12578. The Illustrated London News: The Illustrated London News Record of the Lying in State and Funeral of his late Majesty King George V and the Accession of His late Majesty King George VI.

London: The Illustrated London News February 23, 1952. No. 5888 Vol. 220. Tall weekly magazine, 37 by 26 cms. illustrated, pp. 293-356, illustrated, monochrome illustration of Guardsman and Yeoman at the Lying in State. A weekly paper. Lots of illustrations. Covers rubbed otherwise in very good condition.. 20.00


10212. The Illustrated London News: The Illustrated London News Record of the Lying in State and Funeral of his late Majesty King George V and the Accession of His Majesty King Edward VIII.

London: The Illustrated London News February 1, 1936. No. 5050 Vol. 188. Tall weekly magazine, 37 by 26 cms. illustrated, pp. 153-224+viii, illustrated, monochrome illustration of Guardsman and Yeoman at the Lying in State. A weekly paper. Lots of illustrations covering the removal from Sandringham, the funeral and interment in Windsor. Covers rubbed otherwise in very good condition.. 20.00


10210. The Illustrated London News: The Illustrated London News Royal Wedding number.

London: The Illustrated London News No 5038 Vol. 187 Nov. 9, 1935. The Illustrated London News the wedding of the Duke of Gloucester and Lady Alice Scott, issue. 34.5 by 26 cms. pp 759-822, illustrated in colour and monochrome, articles and photographs about the wedding of the King's son the Duke of Gloucester. The front cover has a colourful illustration of the two in cameo portraits against a landscape with supporting female figures. Minor wear to spine, staples rusty otherwise in very good condition. 23.00


10209. The Illustrated London News: The Illustrated London News Silver Jubilee Celebrations Number.

London: The Illustrated London News No 5012 Vol. 186 May 11, 1935. The Illustrated London News Jubilee Celebrations issue. 34.5 by 26 cms. pp xxiv 779-874, 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 men in various uniforms from around the Empire holding flags, gathered round the Imperial Crown with St Pauls in the distance. Minor wear to spine, staples rusty otherwise in very good condition. Lovely illustrations. 25.00


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. 34.5 by 26 cms. pp 715-778, 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


10202. The Illustrated London News: The Illustrated London News Silver Jubilee Record Number 1910-1935.

London: The Illustrated London News 1935 36.5 by 26 cms. vi+84 pp. This is a fairly sumptuous production of The Illustrated London News for the Jubilee of George V and Queen Mary, with 16 full page tissue guarded colour plates of the highest technical quality, two photogravure plates and other illustrations, red and gilt covers, minor damage to the top and bottom of the spine, no loss, otherwise in very good condition. 45.00


10102. The Illustrated London News: The Illustrated London News Special Number The Death of King George VI.

London: The Illustrated London News February 16 1952. Tall weekly magazine, 37 by 26 cms. illustrated, pp. 237-292, illustrated, cameo portrait of the King within a purple heraldic front cover. A weekly paper. Lots of illustrations covering his life. In very good condition apart from a couple of small edge tears. 8.00


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. 55.00


10217. The Illustrated London News: The Illustrated London News Wedding Number H.R.H. The Duke of Kent and Miss Worsley.

London: The Illustrated London News June 17, 1961. No. 6359 Vol. 238. Tall weekly magazine, 37 by 26 cms. illustrated, pp. 1005-1052, illustrated, A weekly paper. Lots of illustrations covering the wedding in York Minister. Minor wear, good condition. 10.00


9376. The Illustrated London News.: Royal Wedding Number.

London: The Illustrated London News No. 6302 Vol. 236 May 14th 1960. pp.796-860, illustrated decorative front cover with a colour photograph vignette of HRH Princess Margaret and Anthony Armstrong-Jones. The staples are a little rusty but otherwise in very good bright condition. Hard to believe it was 48 years ago. 10.00


10135. The Illustrated London News.: The Illustrated London News Silver Jubilee Edition Queen Elizabeth II 1952-1977.

London: The Illustrated London News 1977. 37 by 26 cms. 72 pp. illustrated in colour and black and white, dark blue covers with grey decorative border and title, in very good condition. 6.00


9377. The Illustrated London News.: The Royal Visit to Canada.

London: The Illustrated London News No. 6264 Vol. 235 August 22nd 1959. pp.49-112, illustrated decorative front cover with a colour photograph vignette of HM The Queen. The staples are a little rusty but otherwise in very good bright condition. 10.00


10182. The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News: The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News Royal Jubilee Number The King as a Sportsman.

London: The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News Friday May 3, 1935. No. 3216 Vol. cxlvii. Tabloid magazine, 31 by 23.5 cms. pp. 209-260+xliv. illustrated, paper covers, this issue contains a Royal Supplement, articles include, the King as a Sportsman, the Squire of Sandringham, the Royal Bloodstock, the Royal Shoot in Nepal, the Royal Shoot at Windsor, Sport at Balmoral, the King's Gundogs, the King as a Yachtsman, the King and Queen as Motorists, the King as a Farmer, the King as a Shot. Includes, perhaps the first publication of the now famous photograph of the King and late Czar arm in arm in Yachting outfits, looking remarkably alike. 9 Coloured plates of, H.M.'s horse, "Limelight", and "Jock", his yacht, Gundogs on Wolferton marshes, H.M. shooting, and a loose insert of His Clumber Spaniel, the front cover shows the King at the wheel of his yacht. Super coloured advertisments for Black and White Whisky, McVitie & Price's biscuits, Dunlop Tyres, Dewer, Rover cars, the new Ford V-8 car, Craven A cigarettes. Rusty staples but otherwise in very good condition, a now fairly scarce item. 65.00


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


10098. The Northern Whig: Queen Alexandra National Memorial Fund: Ulster's Tribute Souvenir Programme of The Marchioness of Londonderry's Garden Fair Mountstewart July 3rd 1926.

Belfast: The Northern Whig 1926. 25 by 16 cms. no pagination c.48 pp. illustrated, purple black and gold card covers, staples gone leaving small rust marks, last couple of pages dusty with a little purple staining to final page, attractively printed in blue ink with blue tinted photographs, map, adverts. Featuring, Booths, side shows, amusements, a dance tent with the Harry Burrowes Jazz Band, excerpts from Rutland Boughton's, "The Immortal Hour", motor boat trips on Strangford Lough, children's dances, horse jumping competitions, gun drill exhibition, and many other entertainments, refreshments. Motor buses to meet trains at Newtownards Station. Overall in fair condition. 23.00


10260. The Northern Whig and Belfast Morning Post: The Northern Whig and Belfast Morning Post: Welcome to Ulster.

Belfast: The Northern Whig and Belfast Morning Post Wed. July 1, 1953. The Northern Whig and Belfast Morning Post, broadsheet newspaper, 8pp. folded, some wear otherwise good. The Royal Visit to Ulster of the new Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh. WITH Belfast Telegraph, Thurs. July 2nd, Royal Visit, Belfast Weekly Telegraph, July 3, 1953 Royal Visit, Coleraine Chronicle Supplement, Aug. 20 1977, Royal Jubilee Visit, Northern Whig Supplement May 29. 1934, Visit of HRH The Duke of Gloucester to the Royal Ulster Agricultural Show. FIVE ITEMS 10.00


10200. The Northern Whig and Belfast Post: The Northern Whig and Belfast Post Coronation Souvenir Edition.

The Northern Whig and Belfast Post Monday June 1st. 1953. Tabloid Newspaper format. 32 pp. illustrated, decorative front cover. In very good condition. Strong in local connections. 10.00


10229. The Northern Whig and Belfast Post.: Supplement to The Northern Whig and Belfast Post.

Belfast: Northern Whig Tuesday May 6, 1935. Broadsheet supplement to this morning newspaper, To Commemorate the Silver Jubilee of HisMajesty King George V and Her Majesty The Queen. 32 pp. illustrated, top edge has minor edgewear, otherwise in good condition. 10.00


10088. The Northern Whig and Belfast Post.: Supplement to The Northern Whig and Belfast Post.

Belfast: Northern Whig Tuesday November 15 1932. Broadsheet supplement to this morning newspaper, "On the Occasion of the Visit of The Prince of Wales to open the Parliamentary and Administrative Buildings at Stormont Belfast". 40 pp. illustrated, photograph of the Prince in a top hat on cover, top edge uncut, a little dusty and minor edgewear, otherwise in good condition. Articles about the Province, its new Parliament building and the like. 12.00


10231. The Queen: The Queen The Coronation 1953.

London: The Queen. The Queen magazine, 176 pp. illustrated, gold cover, a photographic record of the Coronation. Some rubbing, minor wear otherwise good. 8.00


10085. The Queen: The Queen The Lady's Newspaper The Kings Birthday Number.

London: vol clxxix no. 4469 Thursday June the 18th 1936. 33.5 by 25 cms. 52 pp. illustrated, an important social magazine style format with text and monochrome photographs. Painted portrait of King Edward VIII, on the front cover by John Cooper, very minor wear and rubbing to covers, staples becoming rusty, otherwise very good. Photographs and articles about the new King, as well as other news and features and a superb centrefold drawing by C. E. Turner of, "The King's Home Fort Belvedere with His Aeroplane circling above. 25.00


10186. The Shieldsman and Mid-Tyne Observer: The Shieldsman and Mid-Tyne Observer Coronation Supplement

So. Shields: The Shieldsman and Mid-Tyne Observer, April 29, 1937. The Shieldsman and Mid-Tyne Observer - the 1937 Coronation Supplement. 43.5 by 31.5 cms. 22 pp. illustrated decorative sepia front cover showing the new King and Queen, other sepia photos, Includes local adverts. Folded, some minor wear otherwise very good. 12.00


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


9116. The Sphere: The Funeral of George VI.

London The Sphere Vol. CCVIII. No. 2715 February 23rd 1952. 37 by 26 cms. pp 273-324 illustrated, small tear to spine bottom, staples rusty but otherwise in very good clean condition. 20.00


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


10235. The Sunday Express: The Sunday Express Commemorative Edition for the Lying in State of Queen Mary.

London: The Sunday Express Mar. 19, 1953 Broadsheet 4pp. illus. WITH Belfast Telegraph Mar. 25, 1953 "Queen Mary to rest beside George V", 12pp. and Mar. 30, Funeral of Queen Mary, 10pp. The Weekly News, tabloid, Sat. Mar. 28, 1953, Queen Mary, and Everybody's Weekly, May 31. 1947, article about Queen Mary. condition varied but overall fair/good. FIVE ITEMS. 12.00


9131. Thomas, A. Noyes: The Queen's Sister An Intimate Portrait of Princess Margaret.

London: Allan Wingate May 1955. vi+127 pp. illustrated, no dustwrapper, hardback, minor foreedge spotting otherwise good. 7.50


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


12247. Tytler, Sarah (pseud. Henrietta Keddie) and Gower, Lord Ronald: The Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty The Queen.

London: J. S. Virtue & Co., c.1883-85. In two volumes: Vol. I, 236pp; Vol. II, iv+234pp. illustrated with 29 tissue guarded, high quality steel engravings, with two additional engraved title pages, light blue heavy bevelled boards, and rubbing to spine extremities. Lavishly decorated with a black and gilt design, a.e.g. The boards show some wear, and some old damp staining which also affects the first couple of pages of Vol II, internally otherwise very tight and bright, all plates present and in very good condition. These volumes are very heavy, requiring extra postage 110.00


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. 195.00


2667. Ward Price, G: With the Prince to West Africa.

London, Gill Publishing 1925 228 pp. illustrated. An official visit by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales to West Africa. A bit worn and joints tender. 8.00


4811. Watkins, John: The Life and Times of England's Patriot King William The Fourth with a brief memoir of Her Majesty, Queen Adelaide, and her family.

London: Fisher, Son & Jackson 1831. vi+780pp. 9 plates including a folding print of the opening of London Bridge 1831, half leather and marbled boards. Internally tight, some wear to boards, no ffep, a couple of plates have had old pencil writing to rear, now removed. 45.00


10159. Weekly Illustrated: Weekly Illustrated Coronation and Guide.

London: Weekly Illustrated, Sat. May 8th 1937 No 45 Vol III. Weekly Illustrated magazine, 40.5 by 29 cms. 27 pp. illustrated, state trumpeter on cover, in very good condition. 10.00


10101. Weekly Illustrated: Weekly Illustrated Special In Memoriam Number The Life and Reign of King George V

London: Odhams, Weekly Illustrated January 1936. Tall tabloid format, 40.5 by 29 cms. illustrated, 54 pp. illustrated, portrait of King within a black band on the front cover, Queen Mary on the rear cover. A weekly paper. Lots of illustrations covering his life. In very good condition. 12.00


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


3026. Windsor, The Duke of: A King's Story - The Memoirs of H.R.H. The Duke of Windsor.

London: The Reprint Society, 1953. 399 pp. 20 x 13 cm. Forty-five illustrations. Hardback, no dustwrapper, old fold on one page otherwise good. 8.00


10193. Woman & Home: Our Royal Children Their Home Life and How They are Dressed.

London: Woman & Home December 1936. Given away with Woman & Home, 28 by 20 cms. 16 pp. illustrated with sepia photographs, Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose on the front cover, in very good condition. 8.00


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


13712. Woman's Own: Woman's Own Special Jubilee 8-page pull-out.

London: Woman's Own, 1977. 8 pp. 34 x 24 cm. 1952-1977 in pictures. Good condition. 12.00

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