zz H.R.H. the Duke of Windsor (the former King Edward VIII), "A King's Story" (1951) (SOLD)
H.R.H. the Duke of Windsor (the former King Edward VIII), "A King's Story" (1951) (SOLD)
"A King's Story. The Memoirs of H.R.H. the Duke of Windsor K.G. With frontispiece and 22 pages of gravure illustrations" (London, Cassell and Company Ltd, "First published in Great Britain 1951"). Hardcover (dark red cloth boards with coat of arms and facsimile signature "Edward" in gold to front, red finish to top page edges), 440pp plus title and contents pages, Author's Note and illustrations, measuring approximately 14.5 x 21.7 x 3.4cm (5.7 x 8.55 x 1.35in). The memoirs of the former King Edward VIII, beginning with his childhood and ending with his abdication and subsequent departure from England in December 1936; the inside covers and endpapers are printed with a map of the world showing "My Travels Abroad from 1898-1936".
No dustjacket; there is considerable wear to the cover including wear to the surface finish, some small patches of loss to the cloth (especially at the edges), some splitting to the spine edges and bumping to the corners, together with discoloration and fading to the cloth and age darkening to the gold; the inside covers and flyleaves are discoloured with some foxing and pencil marks, whilst there is some discoloration and marking to the pages together with slight wear to the corners, occasional creasing and very slight edge tearing / loss.
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SOLD Dec. 2017
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