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The Prince and Princess of Wales' Wedding Day

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Pitkin Pictorials Ltd.: 1981

Seller ID: 009471


The Prince and Princess of Wales' Wedding Day - 32 pp all in really pristine order; information re the day, the clothes - full page line art of Elizabeth Emanuel's design for Diana, info re the guests, the ceremony, many full page pics, inside cover is an ad for souvenir china cups, plates View more info

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The Royal Visit 1954

By: Anon

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Canberra, Commonwealth Government of Australia: 1954

Seller ID: 012687


The Royal Visit 1954 is a small oblong shaped booklet that was published by Commonwealth Government of Australia in 1954 & was issued as a souvenir issued to school children to mark the visit of the Queen and Prince Phillip to Australia in 1954, it has a presentation page at front (not filled in), many reddish and black toned photographs of the Queen and her family; former Royal visits to Australia; Royal transport in Australia; the Queen's representatives; and sketches ... View more info

THE CROWNED LIONS The Early Plantagenet Kings

By: Bingham Caroline

Price: $29.00

Publisher: David & Charles, London: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012392


Caroline Bingham has written a fascinating and authoritative work which brings to life one of the most intriguing eras in English history. View more info

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Philip and Elizabeth: Portrait of a Marriage

By: Brandreth, Gyles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, Century: 2004

Seller ID: 012321


440pp, several photo sections, a kilo to post. This is the first biography of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh - both royal, both great-great-grandchildren of Queen Victoria, but, in temperament and upbringing, two very different people. The Queen's childhood was loving and secure, the Duke's was turbulent: his grandfather assassinated, his father arrested, his family exiled, his parents separated when he was only ten. Elizabeth and Philip met as cousins in the 1930s.... View more info

Gone with the Windsors

By: Brody, Iles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and Toronto, John C. Winston: 1955

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 008746


dj clipped, spine faded, wear at corners, 5th printing 1955. 328 p., b&w photos, index. "The most brilliantly written book so far dealing with the lives and loves of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor," according to a New York newspaper. pp clean & vg binding. View more info

THE IMPERIAL AGE OF VENICE 1380-1580

By: Chambers D.S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson, London: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006127


Library of European Civilization. Very thoroughly researched and presented and including 131 illustrations supporting the text. View more info

LOCKSLEY

By: Chase Nicholas

Price: $18.00

Publisher: HEINEMANN, lONDON, 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012296


Filled with the sounds of battle, the brilliant pageantry of court and set in the Middle Ages, this is an absorbing narrative of excitement and romance. View more info

ALEXANDRA PRINCESS AND QUEEN

By: Duff David

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Sphere Books, London: 1981

Seller ID: 006616


"The story of Alexandra reads like a fairytale: an impoverished Danish princess elevated to the status of consort to the heir of Queen Victoria's throne. But behind this scenario is a far more fascinating reality." View more info

A Dress for Diana

By: Emanuel, David & Elizabeth

Price: $36.00

Publisher: UK, Pavilion Books Limited: 2006

Seller ID: 011158


208 snowy pp, 1.5 kilo to post. July 29,1981-The Royal Wedding of HRH Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer was one of the iconic moments of the twentieth century. It remains a day embedded in the memory of millions of people around the world over 800 million people were watching at home on television. Of all the images from the day, the most unforgettable is Diana's arrival at St. Paul's Cathedral in a glass carriage and the public's first glimpse of the best kept sec... View more info

QUEEN ELIZABETH, CORONATION SOUVENIR

By: Ferrier Neil

Price: $9.00

Publisher: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003003


Clean pages and tight binding. Spine is slightly faded and front cover has two small marks. No inscription. View more info

THE LIFE OF JEANNE D'ALBRET, Queen of Navarre

By: Freer Martha Walker

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hurst and Blackett, London:

Seller ID: 006022


Written by Martha Walker Freer using material from numerous unpublished sources including manuscripts and documents in the Bibliotheque Imperiale and the Archives Espagnoles de Simancas. Purple boards slightly faded with gilt title, spine slightly worn at ends. Internally book is clean, name stamp in front, binding tight and all pages intact. View more info

THE KAISER: A LIFE OF WILHELM II, LAST EMPEROR OF GERMANY

By: Kurenberg, Joachim von. Translated by H.T. Russell and Herta Hagen.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1954

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 008747


370 pp, hard cover in dust jacket. dj clipped & 3 small tears at top corners B&w plates. "(The author) first met Kaiser Wilhelm when serving as a Guards officer in Potsdam. His associations at this time and his subsequent life in the German Embassies at Constantinople, Rome and Vienna, provided him with experience of Court circles which enables him to reproduce, in all essentials, the atmosphere of the pre-1914 period of the Kaiser's life. Appointed as biographer by ... View more info

HAROLD The Last of the Saxon Kings

By: Lytton Lord

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Collins Clear-type Press, London:

Seller ID: 006098


`Very nice copy with original dust jacket. View more info

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CROWNS OVER ENGLAND The Coronation of His Majesty King George VI Main Programme and Accommodation

By: Mathams Hamish Hemington

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Reservations Limited:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008150


Very comprehensive book outlining the Coronation of King George VI and includes a chart of Sovereigns of England since the Norman Conquest, a pull-out map showing the Coronation Route, many early photographs support the text and interesting advertisements of the time. View more info

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The Tudor Navy1485-1603 The Ships Men and Organisation

By: Nelson, Arthur

Price: $30.00

Publisher: UK, Conway Maritime Press: 2001

Seller ID: 010677


Faults? the book has a stamp inside sayng damaged stock, the dj has a small closed tear at top rear flap fold, ditto v small closed tear front lower but else seems good as gold to me, maybe they were having a "bad cover day"? 224 crisp white pp & 1.5 kilos of Tudor naval info >>> Bridging the transition from the medieval to the modern worlds, the Tudor dynasty ruled England during a dynamic period of maritime and naval history--the time of the Mary Rose, the Span... View more info

CATHERINE THE GREAT; A Biography of the Empress of All the Russias

By: Oldenbourg Zoe

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London: 1965

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 001839


Name in front. "The story is one of incredible tension; intrigue upon intrigue amd follows the minor German princess who intended, somehow, to reach the throne." View more info

The Heart of the Lion

By: Plaidy, Jean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012899


333pp & 650 g to post, prev. owner name. At the age of thirty-two, Richard the Lionheart has finally succeeded Henry II to the English throne. And, against his father's wishes, he intends to make Berengaria, daughter of the King of Navarre, his Queen. But first he must fulfil his vow to his country to win back Jerusalem for the Christian world. Leaving England to begin his crusade, Richard's kingdom is left in the hands of his brother, John, who casts covetous eyes on th... View more info

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The Prince of Pleasure and His Regency 1811 to 1820

By: Priestley, J.B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Heinemann: 1969

Seller ID: 011972


304pp & 1.3 kg to post, dj has repaired tears atop spine & a small tear top front. The period of the Regency is the most romantic period of British history. It was an age which swung between extremes of elegance and refinement and depths of sodden brutality. The central figure is the Prince Regent, Prinny, and though he sometimes appears as a gigantic spoilt child, he was famously good company and a notable patron of the arts. With his novelist's insight the author paint... View more info

Henry Virtuous Prince

By: Starkey, David

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Harper Press: 2008

Seller ID: 010178


413 clean white well bound pp with three illust sections amidshps. review >>> I have read almost every book I can find about Henry VIII and though I knew next to everything about him. This book was so interesting and such a refreshing read. Starkey, like always, has made reading this non-fiction book feel like reading a novel. One of my all time favourite books. and >>> An excellent biography of the young Prince Henry, and then his early reign as Henry VIII. Starkey do... View more info

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Elizabeth Apprenticeship

By: Starkey, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2001

Seller ID: 012636


372 crisp pp, 2 photo sections, less than 500g to post. A woman in a man's world, confident of her destiny to reign, intensely intelligent, passionately sexual yet (she said) a virgin, Elizabeth was to become England's most successful ruler. Finding her way through the labyrinthine plots that surrounded the court, she had to live by her wits, surrounded by betrayal and suspicion, not knowing who to trust with her desire to be queen, or her desire to be a lover... View more info