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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

15798. Duclos, Charles Pinot: Secret Memoirs of the Regency The Minority of Louis XIV.

London: Greening & Co., 1912. The Court Series of French Memoirs. xi+343 pp. 18 x 12.5 cm. Translated from the French by E. Jules Meras. Eight illustrations. Gold-blocked red boards, no dw. Dusty, spine sunfaded, slight foxing of ffep and half-title. A fair copy. 10.00

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

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 Stoeckl, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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