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Porphyria - A Royal Malady : Articles Published in or Comissioned by the British Medical Journal

By: N/A

Price: £5.37

Publisher: London, British Medical Association: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106417


Numerous b/w illustrations, 2 genealogical tables. Light sun fading to spine and edges of front cover, crease on top corners of back cover and some last pages, otherwise text and illustrations are clean, bright and tight throughout. View more info

The Royal Wedding of H.R.H. Princess Alexandra and the Hon. Angus Ogilvy 24 April 1963

By: N/A

Price: £6.37

Publisher: London, Associated Newspapers Ltd.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030649


light soiling to cover View more info

Illustrated Magazine, The Coronation in Wonderful Pictures

By: N/A

Price: £20.11

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press: 1953

Seller ID: 030748


Creases on the cover and the middle page of the magazine has become detached. June 13, 1953. Commentaries by Sir Compton MacKenzie, H.V. Morton and Lord Kilbracken View more info

The Illustrated London News

By: N/A

Price: £16.76

Publisher: London, London News: 1937

Seller ID: 030749


some creases along the edge of the spine, magazine in colour and b/w. Magazine about the Coronation Ceremony of George VI. May 15, 1937. 72 pages plus ads. An astonishing time capsule of product and design in the colour and black & white adverts. 10 full colour plates View more info

Picture Post God Save The Queen

By: N/A

Price: £6.37

Publisher: London, Picture Post: 1953

Seller ID: 030753


Special Coronation souvenir for Queen Elizabeth II. Information about what happened at the Queen's Coronation . pictures in b/w and some in colour. Volume 59, Number 11 (June 13th 1953) Packed with illustrations of interest to historians and Royal collectors, but also full of fantastic ads. Includes Articles by Tom Driberg, Norman Hartnell, Patrick Gordon Walker, AL Rowse and more. Photos by Bert Hardy. Minor edgewear View more info

The King's Book

By: N/A

Price: £3.03

Publisher: London, Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032264


This book is dedicated to King George V in celebration of the Silver Jubilee of His Magesty. Age spotting to FEP, BEP and some pages. View more info

Order of Service for the Laying of the Foundation Stone of the Wellington Cathedral By Her Majesty the Queen

By: N/A

Price: £11.74

Publisher: Oxford, 1954

Seller ID: 037113


"the thirteenth day of January in the year of our Lord 1954 at 10.30 in the forenoon" printed on 6 leaves of high quality hand made paper; frontispiece; t.p./armorial opening partially printed in red; publ cloth (fr. board ruled in gilt). cxovers are protected in plastic (easily removed if you wish) Scarce View more info

The Royal Visit to New Zealand of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh 1953-1954

By: N/A

Price: £3.36

Publisher: Sydney / London, A. H. & A. W. Reed: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 145898


Light wear to cover edges and corners. internally clean, tight and bright View more info

A Royal Garland

By: N/A

Price: £6.70

Publisher: London, London News: 1953

Seller ID: 030747a


Paperback with worn edges, leading corners and spine. Rear lower leading corner is creased, affecting all pages within. Minor grubby marks on covers. Two-inch tear on front lower edge, with one or two minor nicks elsewhere. Deep vertical crease on covers and all pages. Few small marks and creases on some pages within; all content is clear. View more info

King Albert's Book: A Tribute to the Belgian King and People from Representative Men and Women throughout the World

By: N/A

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, The Daily Telegraph: 1914

Seller ID: 305347


Significantly grubby cloth hardcover with bumped spine ends and leading corners. Spine beginning to detach from front board with one inch-long tear at spine foot. A few small stains on front board. Page block is grubby. Name of previous owner and address penned on inside front cover. Back inner paper hinge is slightly split, effect negligible. Some grubby marks and faint traces of tapes on inside covers. Noticeable age stains on FEP and BEP. Minor age spotting to half-ti... View more info

The "Utopia" and the History of Edward V., by Sir Thomas More. With Rosper's Life.

By: Adams, Maurice [editor]

Price: £8.18

Publisher: London, The Walter Scott Publishing Co:

Seller ID: 005030


Foxing to top and bottom of spine, rubbing to corners. 268 pages plus ads, printers mark suggests Dec 1903. Book is bright and tight. View more info

A Baronial Family in Medieval England: The Clares, 1217-1314

By: Altschul, Michael

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., The Johns Hopkins Press: 1965

Seller ID: 452586


Hardcover in good condition. A few scuffs and scores on price-clipped jacket, which is worn at edges, corners and spine, with two half-inch tears at spine head. Hardcover's spine ends beneath are bumped; page block is a little marked. Pages within are clean and sound throughout - all text is clear. Includes fold-out genealogical tables. TS View more info

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Queen Louise of Prussia, 1776 - 1810

By: Aretz, Gertrude

Price: £11.40

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1929

Seller ID: 473514


Hardcover in good condition. No jacket. First English edition. Ex-university library. From Somerville College, Oxford. Boards, page block and pages are marked. Leading corners and spine ends are bumped and worn. Stamps on page block and reverse of frontispiece. Labels on front pastedown. Label remains and abrasions on FEP. Pen on copyright page and BEP. Spine is cocked. Binding is slightly exposed on title page but remains intact. Contents are clear throughout. HCW View more info

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Letters of the Princess Charlotte, 1811 - 1817

By: Aspinall, A. (ed.)

Price: £19.95

Publisher: London, Home and Van Thal: 1949

Seller ID: 468101


Hardcover with jacket in acceptable condition. Jacket is marked, tanned and worn. Jacket rear upper edge and spine ends are nicked. Four centimetre tear on front upper edge. Two centimetre tear on rear lower edge. Jacket and hardcover upper leading corners and spine ends are bumped. Boards, page block and a few pages are marked. Contents remain clear throughout. HCW View more info

Queen Elizabeth: Her Intimate and Authentic Life-Story from Childhood Up Till to-day, told with the Personal Approval of Her Majesty

By: Asquith, Cynthia

Price: £2.69

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1937

Edition: First Edition, Later Printing

Seller ID: 222135


Hardback with rather sunned red cloth boards. Colour frontispiece and occasional black and white photographs. Contents clean and sound throughout. View more info

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The Figure of Arthur

By: Barber, Richard

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Longman: 1972

Seller ID: 451120


Hardcover in very good condition, with slightly marked page block. Jacket in good condition, with crease and sizeable abrasion on front inner flap, and instances of light shelfwear elsewhere. Pages are clean and sound, with all text clear. TS View more info

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The Spencers of Althorp

By: Battiscombe, Georgina

Price: £6.72

Publisher: London, Constable and Company Ltd: 1984

Seller ID: 440158


Hardcover in good condition. Superficial marks, light scores and edge wear on price-clipped jacket. Jacket and hardcover spine ends are lightly bumped. Page block is lightly marked. Penned dedication on reverse of FEP. Minor nicks on one or two pages. Pages are clean and contents are clear throughout. Binding is sound. HCW View more info

Fotheringhay and Mary, Queen of Scots: Being an Account, Historical and Descriptive, of Fotheringhay Castle, the Last Prison of Mary, Queen of Scots, and the Scene of Her Trial and Execution

By: Bede, Cuthbert

Price: £5.37

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co.: 1886

Seller ID: 256377


With eight illustrations. Cloth spine with card boards, no jacket. Name inked on front board, which is faded and grubby with much red staining down leading edge, nothing obscured. Liquid stains on rear board. Spine faded, blank and fraying at head and foot. Inside covers and endpapers are foxed, with inked dedication on BEP. Page block grubby. Pages within are in excellent condition for age; bright, clean and tight, with all text clear throughout. TS View more info

Further Letters of Queen Victoria from the Archives of the House of Brandenburg-Prussia

By: Bolitho, Hector (ed.)

Price: £22.80

Publisher: London, Thornton Butterworth Ltd: 1938

Seller ID: 466441


Hardcover in good condition. No jacket. Board edges are faded. Spine, page block and some pages are sunned and foxed. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are bumped and worn. Spine is slightly cocked. Binding is slightly visible between a few pages but remains intact. Text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

Falling from Grace: Reversal of Fortune and the English nobility, 1075-1455

By: Bothwell, J.S.

Price: £23.46

Publisher: Manchester and New York, Manchester University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 195766


Practically as new condition. Contents clean, sound, and bright; cover unblemished; jacket unmarked, in non-adhesive plastic cover. View more info

Henry VIII : A Biography

By: Bowle, John

Price: £2.69

Publisher: London, Readers Union/Allen and Unwin: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 207905


D/j has small nicks on the edges, these are also rubbed and tanned, it is grubby overall. The cover is good and the spine is lightly sunned. View more info

The King's Grace

By: Buchan, John

Price: £2.02

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1937

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 020826


mild sunning to spine; ex-libris on FEP, spine is discoloured View more info

The Ballad of the Royal visit, 1939; and Other Verses

By: Butchart, Reuben

Price: £32.85

Publisher: Toronto, Reuben Butchart: 1940

Edition: Presumed First

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 197896


Slim, hand-typed volume of poetry, signed by the author on dedication. Covers faded but in a good condition for age. Contents clean and sound, typed in red and black. View more info

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The Letters of King Henry VIII: A Selection, with a Few Other Documents

By: Byrne, M. St. Clare (ed.)

Price: £10.56

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company Ltd.: 1936

Seller ID: 439200


Hardcover in good condition. No jacket. Boards and spine are lightly marked and edge worn. Spine is slightly faded. Spine ends are lightly bumped. Page block and endpapers are tanned and lightly marked. Binding is slightly visible throughout pages but remains intact. Minor bumps and creases on a few pages. Text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

100 Great Kings, Queens And Rulers of the World

By: Canning, John [Editor]

Price: £4.17

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press: 1973

Seller ID: 008397


From Cheops to John F. Kennedy. 950 grams View more info

The Royal Tour, Part Two: New Zealand

By: Clark, S. F.

Price: £2.69

Publisher: London, Pitkin Pictorials Ltd.: 1954

Seller ID: 175099


The Royal Tour, Part Two: New Zealand. Previous owner's inscription on the back of front cover, small pieces of clear tape at the edges of front cover, edge wear, small creases on the cover, View more info

King Edward's Realm ... Story of the Making of the Empire

By: Dawe, C.S.

Price: £10.19

Publisher: London, The Educational Supply Association:

Seller ID: 008285


Darkening to spine, foxing to top and bottom of spine but covers are clean and bright View more info

King Edward's Realm: Story of the Making of the Empire

By: Dawe, C.S.

Price: £8.39

Publisher: London, The Educational Supply Association, Ltd.: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 090012


frontispiece portrait, numerous beautiful b/w illustrations, red simulated leather covers, gilt lettering and tooling to front cover, sunning to spine, wear to head and tail of spine, small ters to head of spine, soiling to top of page block, age stain on FEP and BEP, previous owner's name on FEP, age spotting to page block and some early pages, otherwise text clean and tight View more info

Anne Boleyn : A New Life of England's Tragic Queen

By: Denny, Joanna

Price: £4.70

Publisher: UK, Piatkus: 2005

Seller ID: 181165


Pages clean bright and tight. Very good clean copy. View more info

Britain and the Stuarts

By: Farmer, D.L.

Price: £2.85

Publisher: London, G. Bell and Sons, Ltd.: 1965

Edition: First Edition, Later Printing

Seller ID: 201628


Reprinted 1974. Red cloth boards showing minor wear/soiling. Previous owner's name on FEP; contents otherwise clean/sound throughout. View more info

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The Dragon Throne: Dynasties of Imperial China, 1600 BC - AD 1912

By: Fenby, Jonathan

Price: £13.30

Publisher: London, Quercus Publishing Plc: 2008

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 467568


Hardcover with jacket in very good condition. Signed and dedicated by author on half title page. Jacket upper edges are lightly bumped. Pages are clean and contents are clear throughout. HCW View more info

The Divorce of Catherine of Aragon. The Story as Told By the Imperial Ambassadors Resident at the Court of Henry VIII

By: Froude, James Anthony

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1893

Seller ID: 477807


Hardcover in acceptable condition. No jacket. 543 pages. Being a supplementary volume to the author's history of England. Boards are slightly faded and worn. Leading corners and spine ends are bumped and nicked. Spine head is chipped. Front spine side is split. Page block and rough-cut pages are tanned and marked. Spine is slightly cocked. Binding is exposed between one or two closing pages but remains intact. Text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

Your Dear Letter: Private Correspondence of Queen Victoria and the Crown Princess of Prussia, 1865 - 1871

By: Fulford, Roger (ed.)

Price: £8.55

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Limited: 1971

Seller ID: 466440


Hardcover in good condition. No jacket. Leading corners and edges are lightly marked and worn. Spine is slightly faded. Spine ends are bumped and worn. Page block and half title page are lightly foxed. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. Spine is cocked but binding remains intact. HCW View more info

The Greville Memoirs: A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV & King William IV: Volume 1 plus Parts 2 & Part 3 (3 VOLUMES)

By: Grevillie, Charles & Ed By Reeve, Henry

Price: £53.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co: 1874

Seller ID: 108001


Hardcover three volume set in very good condition for age. No jacket. Bound in half tan polished calf & marbled boards, marbled edges, gilt-decorated spine, calf labels Green/tan colour leather to the spine and corners of the boards. Volume 1: sticker on the inside of the cover. Minor bumps to the ends of the cover and spine. Previous owner's name on the page after the FEP. Pages are clean. Published in 1874, no other printing stated. Volume 1 Part 2: sticker on the ins... View more info

The Greville Memoirs (Second Part) A Journal of the Reign of Queen Victoria from 1837 to 1852 in Three Volumes

By: Grevillie, Charles; Reeve, Henry (ed.)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co: 1874

Seller ID: 108002


Hardcover three volume set in very good condition. No jackets. Bound in half tan polished calf and marbled boards, marbled edges, gilt-decorated spine, calf labels Green/tan colour leather to the spine and corners of the boards. Volume 2: sticker on the inside of the cover. Minor bumps to the ends of the cover and spine. Previous owner's name on the page after the FEP. Minor age spotting to the first and last couple of pages. Text is clear throughout. Published in 1874... View more info

The Greville Memoirs: A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV & King William IV: Volume 3 Including Part 2 (2 VOLUMES)

By: Grevillie, Charles; Reeve, Henry (ed.)

Price: £47.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co: 1874

Seller ID: 108003


Hardcover two volume set in very good condition. No jackets. Bound in half tan polished calf and marbled boards, marbled edges, gilt-decorated spine, calf labels Green/tan colour leather to the spine and corners of the boards. Volume 3: sticker on the inside of the cover. Minor bumps to the ends of the cover and spine. Previous owner's name on the page after the FEP. Minor age spotting to the first and last couple of pages. Text is clear throughout. Published in 1874, ... View more info

Edward the Eighth - Our King

By: Groom, A.V. (with a Foreword By Howard Marshall)

Price: £4.36

Publisher: Hertfordshire, Allied Newspapers Limited:

Seller ID: 037112


No Date Given - (c.1936); 200pp; portrait frontispiece & a wealth of full-page illustrations; publ. cloth; cloth bumped & sl. soiled, interior very good. *A pre-abdication history, written before the arrival of Mrs.Simpson. Accompanied by the 4pp leaflet "First Broadcast of King Edward VIII, delivered from Broadcasting House, London, March 1srt, 1936". View more info

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The Queen and Mr. Gladstone, Volume 1: 1845 - 1879

By: Guedalla, Philip

Price: £17.10

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Limited: 1933

Seller ID: 463722


Hardcover in acceptable condition. No jacket. First edition. Volume one only. Boards and spine are marked, worn and sunned. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are bumped. One centimetre tears on spine ends. Page block, early and closing pages are tanned and foxed. Light foxing throughout page edges. Spine is cocked but binding remains intact. Text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

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The Queen and Mr. Gladstone, Volume 2: 1880 - 1898

By: Guedalla, Philip

Price: £17.10

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Limited: 1933

Seller ID: 463723


Hardcover in acceptable condition. No jacket. First edition. Volume two only. Boards and spine are foxed, worn and sunned. Leading corners and lightly bumped spine ends are nicked. Page block, early and closing pages are tanned and foxed. Previous owner's name penned on FEP. Light foxing throughout page edges. Text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

Politics in the Reign of Charles II

By: Haley, Kenneth Harold Dobson

Price: £10.40

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Pub: 1985

Seller ID: 016148


creasing to the edges and the spine, View more info

Royal Wedding Album

By: Hall, Trevor

Price: £2.69

Publisher: London, Windward: 1981

Seller ID: 062737a


Numerous colour photographs, newspaper article is stapled to front inside cover, text and illustrations clean and tight. View more info

The Kings' Mistresses

By: Hardy, Alan

Price: £2.35

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Limited: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024656


Detaching pages, bumped spine edges, library sticker on spine, usual library stamps View more info

The Elizabethan Nation

By: Hurstfield, Joel

Price: £1.69

Publisher: London, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1964

Seller ID: 016120


spine worn and creased down the side, writing on the FEP, some pencil markings and writing in the book easily removed. View more info

The Crowning of the Queen

By: King-Hall, Stephen

Price: £3.03

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 274227


Papercover with slightly creased leading corners, one small tear on lower edge and some superficial scores on covers. Pages are slightly yellowed. Slight creasing to leading corners of pages. Text remains clear, and binding is sound. T View more info

The Hungarian Crown and Other Regalia

By: Kovacs, Eva; Lovag, Zsuzsa

Price: £5.15

Publisher: Budapest, Hungary, Corvina Kiado: 1980

Seller ID: 422924


Hardcover. Jacket is creased on front, with worn edges, leading corners and spine ends, and with a few small abrasions. Two nicks and larger tear of about two inches on upper edge; inch-long tear on lower edge. Boards and pages are clean and sound; all content is clear. TS View more info

The Queen and Her Children

By: Lady Peacock

Price: £5.04

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1961

Seller ID: 019841


cover ripped and worn around the edges View more info

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The Court of the Tuileries, 1852 - 1870: Its Organization, Chief Personages, Splendour, Frivolity, and Downfall

By: Le Petit Homme Rouge

Price: £7.60

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1907

Seller ID: 467476


Hardcover in acceptable condition. No jacket. Previously owned by Giles Waterfield. Waterfield's book plate on FEP. Slight marks and fading on worn boards and spine. Leading corners and spine are bumped and nicked. Four centimetre tear on spine head. Page block and pages are tanned and marked. Sticker on rear pastedown. Pastedown hinges are split but binding remains intact. Pen on FEP. Text remains clear throughout. HCW View more info

Life of Sir Robert dudley, Earl of Warwick and duke of Northumberland

By: Leader, John Temple

Price: £23.46

Publisher: Florence, G. Barbéra: 1895

Seller ID: 202150


Edition not stated; 235pp, Handsome grey cloth boards with gilt device on front, unfortunately rather soiled and worn, particularly on spine. New endpapers conceal previous owner's bookplate on pastedown. Contents generally clean and sound but displaying occasional foxing, with black and white line drawings and plates, plus a fold-out reproduction of one of Dudley's letters. View more info

The Royal Houses of Israel and Judah: An Interwoven History with a Harmony of Parallel Passages

By: Little, George O.

Price: £23.47

Publisher: London, Funk & Wagnalls Company: 1901

Seller ID: 174290


This is an ex-library copy with the usual markings throughout. Minor signs of wear throughout hard back. Ends of spine are bumped and worn. Board tips are pressed inward and lightly worn. Hinges are weakened from the inside but boards are still attached. Pages are clean and tight throughout. View more info

The Windsor Tapestry: Being a Study of the life, heritage, and Abdication of HRH the Duke of Windsor

By: Mackenzie, Compton

Price: £3.36

Publisher: London, The Book Club: 1939

Seller ID: 205124


Boards showing damp damage at edges, otherwise good condition. Contents clean and sound throughout. View more info