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image of The Last Princess  -  The Devoted Life of Queen Victoria's Youngest Daughter

The Last Princess - The Devoted Life of Queen Victoria's Youngest Daughter

by Dennison, Matthew

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Published
2007
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As New
ISBN
9780297847946
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London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2007. An As New copy in and As New Dustjacket which is not price clipped. xi + 302 pages. 32 illustrations. Family charts of the Children of Queen Victoria, House of Erbach--Schonberg, House of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Grand Ducal House of Hesse-Darmstadt. The youngest child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert was a daughter, Beatrice,… Read more
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image of Catherine of Aragon  -  Henry's Spanish Queen

Catherine of Aragon - Henry's Spanish Queen

by Tremlett, Giles

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Goldring Books
Published
2010
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As New
Edition
First
ISBN
9780571235117
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London: Faber and Faber, 2010. An As New copy with an As New dustjacket which is not price clipped. First Edition, First Printing. xv + 458 pages. 21 illustrations. 1 map. 2 family trees. The image of Catherine of Aragon has always suffered in comparison to the vivacious eroticism of Anne Boleyn. But when Henry VIII married… Read more
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image of The Half-Mad Lord  -  Thomas Pitt, 2nd Baron Camelford (1775-1804)

The Half-Mad Lord - Thomas Pitt, 2nd Baron Camelford (1775-1804)

by Tolstoy, Nikolai

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Goldring Books
Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780224016643
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$11.44

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1978. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from a single page having the lower corner tip not cut properly leaving a very small portion protruding) with dustjacket that has a touch of wear and is not price clipped. xiv + 239 pages. 29 plates and 6 illustrations in the text with map endpapers. In the… Read more
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image of George III  -  A Personal History

George III - A Personal History

by Hibbert, Christopher

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Goldring Books
Published
1998
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Near Fine
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First
ISBN
9780670869411
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London: Viking, 1998. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from age toning to closed edges) with near Fine dustjacket. xiii + 464 pages. 67 illustrations. Geneaological chart. To most English people George III was the king that went mad, to most Americans he is the king stigmatized in the Declaration of Independence as 'unfit to be the… Read more
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image of That Great Lucifer  -  A Portrait of Sir Walter Ralegh

That Great Lucifer - A Portrait of Sir Walter Ralegh

by Irwin, Margaret

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Goldring Books
Published
1960
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Very Good
Edition
First
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London: Chatto and Windus, 1960. Gold title and decoration on purple boards which are clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is foxing to endpapers and closed edges else clean, tight and unmarked. Dustjacket has foxing to the reverse with only a touch of wear to spine tail and is not price clipped. 320 pages. 8 illustrations. 'You have… Read more
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image of Princess Margaret  -  A Life Unravelled

Princess Margaret - A Life Unravelled

by Heald, Tim (edited by)

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Goldring Books
Published
2007
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780297848202
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London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2007. A Very Good+ unmarked copy which has bumping to top front corner tip and and an indentation to lower spine with dustjacket which has creasing to top edge and is not price clipped. First edition first printing. xxii + 346 pages. 50 illustrations. She was only the younger sister of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth… Read more
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image of The Country Life Book of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

The Country Life Book of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

by Talbot, Godfrey

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Goldring Books
Published
1978
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780600387725
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$28.59

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London: Country Life, 1978. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is price clipped. A large format volume of 175 pages. Profusely illustrated. Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales. This authoritative book, written with the co-operation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, tells the story of perhaps the most respected and widely loved member… Read more
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image of Princess Marina  -  Her Life and Times

Princess Marina - Her Life and Times

by King, Stella

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Goldring Books
Published
1969
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780304934607
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$10.01

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London: Cassell, 1969. A Good clean, tight and unmarked copy which has foxing to closed edges and a decorative bookplate to front endpaper. Dustjacket has repaired closed tears, some wear to edges, some loss to rear and is not price clipped. 242 pages. 37 illustrations and 3 genealogical tables. A biography of Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent (1906-1968).… Read more
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image of Advice to a Grand-daughter  -  Letters from Queen Victoria to Princess Victoria of Hesse

Advice to a Grand-daughter - Letters from Queen Victoria to Princess Victoria of Hesse

by Hough, Richard (selected and with a Commentary by)

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Goldring Books
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780434348619
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$11.44

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London: Heinemann, 1975. Gold title on blue cloth boards which have a touch of wear to top and lower edges with some minor marks to front. Internally there is a small inscription to front pastedown else very clean, tight and unmarked. A Very Good+ copy. Dustjacket has fading to spine and is not price clipped. 24 illustrations. Genealogical chart of… Read more
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Queen Victoria's Children

by Bennett, Daphne

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Goldring Books
Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312660062
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1980. A near Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First US edition. 143 pages. 13 illustrations. Queen Victoria's marriage to Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg produced nine children before his untimely death in 1861. Daphne Bennett provides character studies of all the children during their formative years. New material… Read more
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image of Elizabeth, Lady Holland to Her Son 1821-1845

Elizabeth, Lady Holland to Her Son 1821-1845

by Ilchester, The Earl of (edited by)

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Published
1946
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: John Murray, 1946. Gold title on red cloth boards which are unmarked with no wear. Internally there is foxing to endpapers and to closed edges else clean, tight and unmarked. Dustjacket has age darkening and is price clipped. x + 251 pages. Holland House, now alas roofless and ruined as the result of German bombs, has proved to… Read more
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A Certain Voice

by Russell, Audrey

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Goldring Books
Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780863600173
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Bolton: Ross Anderson, 1984. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. x + 173 pages. 36 illustrations. Audrey Russell's career spans both the wedding of the Queen, then Princess Elizabeth, to the Duke of Edinburgh in 1947 and that of the Prince of Wales to Princess Diana in 1981. Between those dates, she was… Read more
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image of Madame De Maintenon  -  Uncrowned Queen of France

Madame De Maintenon - Uncrowned Queen of France

by Haldane, Charlotte

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Goldring Books
Published
1970
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$14.29

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London: Constable, 1970. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 310 pages. Portrait of Francoise de Maintenon and her niece Francoise d'Aubigne to frontispiece and 14 other portraits and illustrations together with 2 geneaological charts. The first biography in English for forty years. Madame de Maintenon became governess to the six bastard children of… Read more
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image of A Blessed Girl  -  Memoirs of a Victorian Girlhood 1887-1896

A Blessed Girl - Memoirs of a Victorian Girlhood 1887-1896

by Lutyens, Lady Emily

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Goldring Books
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Rupert Hart Davis, 1953. A Very Good+ unmarked copy which has a little light foxing to closed edges with VG dustjacket which is not price clipped. x + 340 pages. 7 illustrations. The author is the granddaughter of Bulwer Lytton and widow of Edwin Lutyens. When she was thirteen and living in Paris, where her father, later… Read more
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Woburn and The Russells

by Blakiston, Georgiana

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Goldring Books
Published
1980
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780094612105
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London: Constable, 1980. A Fine unmarked copy with VG dustjacket which is not price clipped. x + 246 pages, 39 illustrations. Genealogical tree endpapers. Jeremiah Wiffen, librarian to the sixth Duke of Bedford, traced the lineage of the family to Olaf the Sharp-Eyed, King of Rerik in the seventh century. Later, Wiffen was thought to have… Read more
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image of Henry VIII  -  Court, Church and Conflict

Henry VIII - Court, Church and Conflict

by Loades, David

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Goldring Books
Published
2007
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781903365991
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Kew, Surrey: The National Archives, 2007. An As New copy with an As New dustjacket. 240 pages. 30 illustrations. From Renaissance prince to bloated monarch, Henry VIII dominated his country and court for almost 40 years. Destined for the centre stage of Europe, united with the royal line of Aragon, Henry's dramatic break with the Church of Rome… Read more
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The Real Lady Byron

by Pierson, Joan

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Goldring Books
Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780709049579
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London: Robert Hale, 1992. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from creasing to the top corner tips of three pages and a small x in the margin of one page) with near Fine dustjacket. 336 pages. 13 illustrations. In the year of the bicentenary of the birth of Annabella Noel Byron, Joan Pierson makes a timely and sympathetic reassessment… Read more
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image of Courtiers  -  900 Years of Court Life

Courtiers - 900 Years of Court Life

by Hinde, Thomas

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Goldring Books
Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780575037670
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London: Victor Gollancz, 1986. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is price clipped. 219 pages. 15 illustrations. Here is a galaxy of odd and wonderful characters: sycophants and time-servers, royal lovers and intriguers, Chief Sewers and Grooms of the Stole. In the tradition of John Aubrey's Brief Lives Thomas Hinde invites us to share the public… Read more
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image of The House of Nell Gwyn  -  The Fortunes of the Beauclerk Family 1670-1974

The House of Nell Gwyn - The Fortunes of the Beauclerk Family 1670-1974

by Adamson, Donald and Dewar, Patrick Beauclerk

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Goldring Books
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780718304034
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London: William Kimber, 1974. SIGNED BY AUTHOR DONALD ADAMSON on front endpaper with dedication ' To Timothy O'Sullivan - this shadow of a book to come? and dated 11 December 1974. Gold title on red boards which are very clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is age darkening to page edges else very clean, tight and unmarked.… Read more
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image of Royal Sisters  -  Elizabeth and Margaret 1926-1956

Royal Sisters - Elizabeth and Margaret 1926-1956

by Edwards, Anne

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Goldring Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780002179874
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London: Collins, 1990. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is price clipped. 393 pages. 56 illustrations. 2 genealogical charts. The royal sisters had no choice in their historic positions, but behind the palace gates and within the all-too-human confines of their personalities, they displayed tremendous individuality and suffered the human malaise of sibling rivalry. The book… Read more
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