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Diana vs Charles. Royal Blood Feud

by Whitaker, James

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Published
1993
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780451178961
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Toronto: Signet/Penguin, 1993. James Whitaker - premier authority on the world of British Royalty and aristocracy. The full inside story of Diana, Charles and their doomed union is revealed by the one person uniquely qualified to tell the lurid and fascinating tale of royal romance, rivalry and scandal. Two sections of photographs present. All in colour on heavier semi-gloss stock.… Read more
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The Adventures Of A Maverick Princess

by Everingham, Barry

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Published
1985
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780593010259
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$20.00

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London: Bantam Press, 1985. Princess Michael of Kent is no stranger to controversy. In this biography, Barry Everingham resolves the mass of puzzles and contradictions that surround the Princess born the Baroness von Reibnitz, christened Marie Christine and called by some MC. The most controverial member of the royal family. A generous list of illustrations provided....photographs in b/w… Read more
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Queen Mother

by Lacey, Robert

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Published
1987
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First Edition
ISBN
9780770422271
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$32.50

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Toronto: Seal Books. McClelland-Bantam, Inc, 1987. 128 pp. Written in affectionate tribute to a great lady, "Queen Mother" looks back at the life of the Queen Mother and the part she has played in establishing the House of Windsor in the hearts and minds of its subjects. Lacey's text is accompanied by more than a hundred full-color portraits… Read more
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The Official Guide To Windsor Castle

by Official Guide

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Published
1953
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Near Fine
Edition
Sixth Impression
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$15.00

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Published By Authority of The Lord Chamberlain, 1953. Illustrated card covers. 47+1pp. Contents include: List of Kings and Queens 1066 to 1952, Historical Introduction, Tour of the Castle, Great Park, Home Park, Royal Borough of Windsor and Eton College. List of illustrations. Several full page b/w photos plus sketch map of Windsor Great Park. Well illustrated cover, art… Read more
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Elizabeth And Philip. The Untold Story of the Queen of England and Her Prince

by Higham, Charles and Roy Moseley

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Published
1991
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780385263214
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$28.50

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New York: Doubleday, 1991. On the eve of her sixty-fifth birthday, and at the golden summit of her reign, here at last is the definitive biography of the world's renowned monarch and the richest woman, and of her controversial husband H.R.H. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. A vivid and surprising portrait of the royal couple is painted by… Read more
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Majesty. Elizabeth and the House of Windsor

by Lacey, Robert

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Published
1977
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition Third Printing
ISBN
9780151556847
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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1977. From the end of the First World War - the beginning of "modern" England - through the present day, Lacey provides a brilliant portrayal of a family and their kingdom: George V, Edward VIII, the King who forsook his crown 'for the woman he loved' and so plunged Great Britain into the… Read more
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Margaret. The Tragic Princess

by Brough, James

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Published
1978
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Near Fine
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First Edition Second Impression
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$16.50

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1978. James Brough explores the childhood of Princess Margaret, her reign as the star of the glittering whirl of post-war London, the private heartbreak of her two star-crossed romances - and uncovers the cruel secret that has transformed the beguiling little princess into a truly tragic princess - and an unexpectedly gallant woman.… Read more
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Princess Alexandra

by Cathcart, Helen

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London: W.H.Allan 1967 (1967) The first authentic full-length study of Princess Alexandra of Kent...a lively, revealing and fully informative book. The author chronicles Princess Alexandra from the "abdication baby" of Belgrave Square to her ideally happy married life at Thatched House Lodge. A section of photographs present. Blue boards with gilt title print to spine. Bookplate to fep, name… Read more
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Marlborough's Duchess. A Study in Worldliness

by Kronenberger, Louis

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Published
1958
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Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
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$12.50

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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1958. The life of Sarah Churchill (1660-1744) spanned six reigns. Like a character in historical fiction, she married a conqueror and ruled a queen.... and that was only the beginning. A generous list of illustrations provided (24 pages of half-tone illustrations). Also provided is a "Titles and Connections" table. Blue boards with gilt to… Read more
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Queen Victoria

by Strachey, Lytton

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Toronto: F.D. Goodchild Company. (1921) Book VG. Frontispiece: "Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and the Royal Family. From the picture of F. Winterhalter at Buckingham Palace." Ten chapters, bibliography and index. A list of illustrations provided...all present and in excellent condition. Illustrations on heavy semi-gloss paper. Red cloth boards, black title print to spine. Spine sunned but title print… Read more
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Silver Jubilee Of Her Majesty The Queen 1952-1977. Official Souvenir Programm

by British Royalty

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Published
1977
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England: The Queen's Silver Jubilee Trust, 1977. Photo card covers. 42 pp. The book opens with ' A message from His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales'. Single full-page color portraits of : His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen… Read more
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The Queen Mother, With Recollections By The Earl Mountbatten of Burma

by Zec, Donald

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Published
1990
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780283999215
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London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1990. An intimate and authoritative biography published to coincide with the Queen Mother's ninetieth birthday in August, 1990. Containing much exclusive, first-hand material and drawing on the reminiscences of people close to this most popular of royal ladies, such as her Private Secretary, her racing trainer, Her Lady-In-Waiting, as well as three former prime ministers,… Read more
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Margaret A Woman of Conflict

by James, Paul

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Published
1990
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Near Fine
Edition
First British Edition
ISBN
9780283999048
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London: Sidgwick & Jackson Limited, 1990. To coincide with Princess Margaret's sixtieth birthday, expert royal commentator Paul James has written a thoroughgoing and impartial biographical study of the controversial Princess. This book will provide the reader with a compelling insight into the public and private worlds of one of the strongest and most colourful characters in the royal family.… Read more
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The Life Of King Edward VII With A Sketch of the Career of King George V

by Hopkins, J. Castell

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W.E. Scull (1910) 473pp. Profusely illustrated. . Frontispiece is that of Edward VII. Preface by J. Castell Hopkins. Table of contents...twenty-eight chapters in which the reader will receive a permanent impression of the career and character of one who has been at once a popular prince, a great king, a worthy head of the British Empire and of… Read more
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Elizabeth R

by Longford, Elizabeth

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Published
1983
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780773700710
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Toronto: Musson, 1983. The author presents a fresh and coherent portrait of the Queen by describing the development of her character and the evolution of her style of monarchy. Through interviews with a great many of those who have served her or known her - both past and present - a picture emerges of Elizabeth II as wife and… Read more
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The Country Life Book Of The Royal Silver Jubilee

by Montague-Smith, Patrick

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9780600382003
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London: Country Life Books/HAmlyn 1977 Eleventh Impression. The author carefully documents the key events that lead up to Elizabeth's accession to the throne on 6th February 1952, and then he presents his analysis of the twenty-five year reign. He also provides a series of fascinating profiles of Prince Philip, the Royal children, and the Queen Mother. Over… Read more
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Wallis: The Novel

by Edwards, Anne

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Published
1991
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780688088354
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New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1991. Although Wallis is a novel, it has been impeccably researched. Edwards, who is a respected biographer has slowly uncovered this portrait of Wallis during her years of royal study, interviews and friendships with the many of the book's major characters. Before her third marriage, she was Wallis Wakefield Spencer Simpson.… Read more
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The Queen Mother

by Cathcart, Helen

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Published
1965
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Near Fine
Edition
Second Impression
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London: W.H.Allan, 1965. Aug, 1965 Second Impression. The author ('an expert on Royalty') traces the effects of a strange legacy and we follow the Queen Mother's own personal story in astonishingly little known detail. Here is her delightful family upbringing at St. Paul's Walden Bury, the source of her deep religious convictions, her life in a wartime hospital,… Read more
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Daylight Upon Magic. The Royal Tour of Canada - 1939

by MacDonnell, Tom

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Published
1989
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780771592294
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Toronto: MacMillan of Canada, 1989. The four week visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in the late spring of 1939. Starting from Quebec City, the King and Queen criss-crossed the continent, over the Prairies to Vancouver Island, back again through Southwestern Ontario, then four memorable days in the United States, up into the Maritimes, a brief visit to… Read more
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Rainier & Grace

by Robinson, Jeffrey

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Near Fine
ISBN
9780671655037
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London: Simon & Schuster 1989 (Reprinted 1989) This is the inside story of a legendary romance, a famous family and the world's most glamorous country, the principality of Monaco. It is also the public and private story of a remarkable woman and the legacy she has left after 26 years as Grace Kelly, American Movie Star, and 26 years… Read more
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