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The Correspondance between Queen Victoria and Her Daughter Victoria, Empress of Germany, 1858-1901. Selected and introduced by Andrew Roberts. Blue cloth boards with elaborate blocked design to front board and spine, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. A couple of minor marks to vertical edge of text block. Else contents clean. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is grubby, scuffed, knock with small nick to one open edge, opposite end of same edge has 1" split.
Small, oblong format. Cardwraps held together with a silk ribbon. 4 colour plates. Covers are grubby. Silk ribbon has been replaced with silver paper(?). Some grubby marks inside covers but plates still bright and clean.
Yale English Monarchs series. A new assessment, looking afresh at the achievements and failings of the king and at the verdict of history: a restless, fearless individual with a love of war and a genius for it, or a monarch who neglected his kingdom, his citizens and his succession. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0300079125. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. A nice copy.
Queens of the medieaval kingdom of Aragon. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and gilt crest to front. Bevelled board edges. Top edge gilt, lower edge untrimmed. B/w plates. 336 pages including index, 48 pages of publisher adverts to rear. Boards marked. Coffee (?) stains to top edge of prelims (not too bad). Endpapers browned. A few foxspots to contents, a few grubby marks. Text block browned. Front hinge starting to split but binding is tight. All plates present.
TURNER AND GEORGE THE FOURTH IN EDINBURGH 1822
Written by Gerald Finley. Illustrated by J.M.W. Turner.
Stock no. 1823875
Published by Tate Gallery; Edinburgh University Press. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Written to complement the exhibition 'Turner and George IV in Edinburgh 1822'. Examines JMW Turner's proposal for a grand series of paintings of the Royal visit to Scotland. Oblong format. Beige cloth boards, gilt title to spine on brown title block. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0852244320. Text block has minor foxing. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned across top front panel edge.
THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS 1914-1918 (3 VOLUMES)
Written by John Ross-Of-Bladensburg.
Stock no. 2137731
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1928. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Larger format. Blue cloth with gilt titles to spines; gilt borders and decorations around motif to front cover. 3rd Volume Contains the Maps. Inscriptions in ink to front endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges and margins. Wrapper to volume I is MISSING it's rear flap and panel. All other wrappers also have edge-chipping and creasing; Maps volume has 1" loss to top of spine.
A powerful study of Henry of Bolingbroke, one of the most important noblemen of the later 14th century. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 166 pages. ISBN: 0948695358. Minimal bumping to spine.
This book illuminates Warwick's character and motivation, showing that he was an emotional, charming, and popular man with a strong sense of family loyalty. Cardwraps. 346 pages. ISBN: 0631235930.
MILITARY DRAWINGS AND PAINTINGS IN THE COLLECTION OF HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN (2 VOLUMES)
Written by A.E. Haswell Miller; N.P. Dawnay.
Stock no. 1819800
Published by Phaidon. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Volume One: Plates. 478 illustrations, 28 in colour. Volume Two: Text. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. ISBN: 0714813826. Volume 1: text block browned, white pictorial dustwrapper is browned and faded to spine. Volume 2: Minor foxing to text block, white pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed.
Based mainly on accounts left behind by those who personally knew the emperor well, the result of several years of research. Insight into the character and achievements of the founding fathers of the celebrated Mogul dynasty in India. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.
AN EXILED KING GUSTAF ADOLF IV OF SWEDEN (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Sophie Elkan.
Stock no. 2125659
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.
Purple cloth with gilt titles to spines. B/w plates. Spines are both faded and bumped. A few marks to covers. Some corners are bumped. Foxing. Some uncut page edges.
THE ROYAL OFFICE OF MASTER OF THE HORSE
Written by M.M. Reese.
Stock no. 1609533
Published by Threshold Books. 1st 1976. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 0901366900. SIGNED by author and also the Duke of Beaufort on title page. Price-cut wrapper. Tape marks to endpapers and wrapper flaps. Wrapper is a little edge rubbed.