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Image for The Landing of Queen Victoria at Aberdeen, 8th September, 1848 with Key to Picture.

The Landing of Queen Victoria at Aberdeen, 8th September, 1848 with Key to Picture.

By: Allan, Richard Crossley.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Taylor & Henderson: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005363

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in red cloth library binding light wear to top and bottom of spine and some fading to spine, library stamps throughout but otherwise Very Good. First edition, unpaginated, b&w illustrations, fold out key to the famous painting to rear. View more info

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Royal Chef's Notebook

By: Aubery, Ronald H.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Gresham Books Ltd: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003913

ISBN: 090541828X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition with slightly edgeworn dustwrapper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, pp vii, 152, colour illustrations, index. View more info

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Keepers: The Ancient Offices of Britain

By: Bruce, Alastair

Price: £170.00

Publisher: Julian Calder Publishing: 2013

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003249

ISBN: 0955325331

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardcover, some bumping to top corners but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Limited edition, signed by author and phtographer, pp 253, very high quality full page colour photographs, index, making of the book. The new edition of the classic book celebrating the ancient offices of Britain has been commissioned to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne. Upon her accession, 60 years ago, Queen Elizabeth II inherited the most ancient office in the land. At her Coronation, the serried ranks of the realm gathered around her together held most of the other gre... View more info

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James V: The Personal Rule 1528 - 1542.

By: Cameron, Jamie.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: John Donald: 2011

Seller ID: 005382

Condition: New


Softcover New. With b&w illustrations, bibliography and index, pp 378. Synopsis: In this book on James V, the author concentrates on his style of government and relations with his nobility, and challenges the widely held view that he was a vindictive and irrational king. The text offers a rounded picture of a monarch who enjoyed impressive magnate support until 1542. About the Author: Jamie Cameron taught in the department of Scottish history at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. View more info

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The Good Queen Charlotte

By: Fitzgerald, Percy

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Downey & Co.: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006564

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles on spine, ruling and vignette on boards, top edge gilt, some rubbing to bottom edge of boards, spine and boards sunned (see scan) but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp x, 292, frontis with tissueguard. View more info

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The Good Queen Charlotte.

By: Fitzgerald, Percy.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Downey & Co.: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005495

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition. In original blue covers with gilt crown emblem on front cover, titles on spine, faded spine. Top gilt edge. No dustwrapper. First edition, pp292. With four portraits in b&w, one of them as a frontispiece of Queen Charlotte, tissue guarded. View more info

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The Unruly Queen: The Life of Queen Caroline.

By: Flora Fraser

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Picador: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004886

ISBN: 0333572947

Condition: Very Good


Card covers, some slight shelfwear and creasing to spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. Uncorrected Proof copy, pp xix, 519. At the tawdry, extravagant heart of the Regency period - nine scandalous, politically fascinating years from 1811 to 1820 - lies the bitter mismatch between the Prince and Princess of Wales. The Prince Regent, later George IV, separated privately from Caroline of Brunswick, Princess of Wales, later Queen Caroline, within a year of their marriage in 1795. They remained separated until her death in 1821, but the mockery of their marriage resisted the most strenuous... View more info

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Courtesans.

By: Hickman, Katie.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: HarperCollins, 2003. 0007113919: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 313

ISBN: 0007113919

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition, with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp xix, 363, with author's note, prologue, introduction, conclusion, notes, select biography and index.The author of the bestselling Daughters of Britannia has produced another fascinating read in this biography of five stars of the demi-monde. Her period is 'the long nineteenth century', the 150 years which lie between her first courtesan, Sophia Baddeley, who died in 1786, and her last, Catherine Walters, who died in 1920. All were Englishwomen, but Cora Pearl, Hickman's fourth subject, also cut a swathe through m... View more info

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The Natural History of Dee Side and Braemar.

By: MacGillivray, William.

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Privately published.: 1855

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003926

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, professionally rebacked, original red superior cloth covered boards with blind stamped decoration, new end papers, some slight foxing throughout, gilt royal insignia and titles, some shelfwear, slight edgewear to corners but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, presentation copy gifted to Mr. John Hogg by H.R.H. Prince Albert with presentation plate and and written in ink on front free end paper (presumably not written by Albert himself), pp xx, 507, 13 b&w illustrations + frontispiece with tissueguard, one coloured fold out map and one uncoloured fold out map to rear, i... View more info

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The Natural History of Dee side and Braemar.

By: MacGillivray, William.

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Privately published.: 1855

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003934

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, professionally rebacked, original red superior cloth covered boards with blind stamped decoration, new end papers, some slight foxing throughout, internal hinges repaired but exposed, gilt royal insignia and titles, some shelfwear, slight edgewear to corners, some annotations written neatly in margins highlighting some lost place names in the Deeside area, but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, presentation copy gifted to Mr. J. Price by H.R.H. Prince Albert with presentation plate and note requesting a letter to confirm the book had arrived , pp xx, 507, 13 b&w illust... View more info

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Queen Victoria's Highland Home and Vicinity.

By: McConnochie, Alex Inkson.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: G & W Morgan, c.1898.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 953

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with decorative embossed design. First edition, pp xii, 139, b&w illustrations. A selection of illustrations and descriptions of places visited by Queen Victoria in the North-East of Scotland. SCARCE. Counter Shelf. View more info

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Unconquered: The Story of Kent and its Lieutenancy

By: McDine, David

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Allan Willett Foundation: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005967

ISBN: 0992834805

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover bound in faux leather with silver titles and crest, previous owners bookplate but otherwise in Fine condition, slightly shelfworn dustwrapper now enclosed in an archival wrap and in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 276, colour illustrations throughout. History of the County of Kent and it's Lieutenancy with a colourful cast of characters THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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The Wisest Fool in Christendom: The Reign of King James I and VI.

By: McElwee, William.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1958

Seller ID: 005175

Condition: Very Good


Softcover with some shelf wear and bumping to the spine, otherwise in Very Good condition, pp284. Proof copy. The Wisest Fool in Christendom: The Reign of King James I and VI. View more info

Image for The Visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and H.R.H. the Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh to Corby, Northamptonshire Monday 19th June, 1961.

The Visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and H.R.H. the Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh to Corby, Northamptonshire Monday 19th June, 1961.

By: No Author

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Corby Development Corporation.: 1961

Seller ID: 005785

Condition: Very Good


Stapled A4 pamphlet with illustrated covers, in Very Good condition. With pp14, b&w illustrations. The itinerary, The Growth of Corby plus inserted four page sheet of four photos of the town and a map. The Visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and H.R.H. the Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh: Corby Northamptonshire on Monday 19th June, 1961. View more info

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The Daily Life of The Queen: An Artist's Diary.

By: Noakes, Michaels & Vivien.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Ebury Press, 2000. 009186982x: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2292

ISBN: 009186982x

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condtion. First edition, pp 240, large fold out colour illustraions, index. An illustrated look at the daily life of the Queen. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. S2. View more info

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Souvenir of the Royal Visit to Dalmeny Church, 7th July 1931.

By: None

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 004891

Condition: Very Good


Souvenir card with b&w illustrations, photographs of the royal visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Dalmeny Church on 7th July 1931. View more info

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Farewell in Splendour: The Death of Queen Victoria and Her Age.

By: Packard, Jerrold M.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing, 2000. 0750925124: 2000

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 63

ISBN: 0750925124

Condition: Very Good


Second edition hardback in fine condition, with very slight shelfwear on the cover and the edges of the pages. Pp vi, 294, including B&W photographs, bibliography, notes and index. Farewell in Splendour recreates the last days of Queen Victoria's life, her death and the massive funeral and the aftermath of her reign. S2. View more info

Image for European Nobility and Heraldry: A Comparative study of the titles of Nobility and their heraldric exterior ornaments for each country, with Historical Notes.

European Nobility and Heraldry: A Comparative study of the titles of Nobility and their heraldric exterior ornaments for each country, with Historical Notes.

By: Pinches, J. H.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Heraldry Today: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006302

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 323, b&w and colour illustrations. With previous owner's printed heraldic plate (Gordon Casely Ex-Bibliotheca) on FEP, pp323, index. European Nobility and Heraldry: A Comparative study of the titles of Nobility and their heraldric exterior ornaments for each country, with Historical Notes. View more info

Image for Proceedings at the Dedication of the Altar in the Memorial Chamber, Peace Tower, Houses of Parliament by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, Ottawa, 3rd August 1927, The Diamond Jubilee of Confederation.

Proceedings at the Dedication of the Altar in the Memorial Chamber, Peace Tower, Houses of Parliament by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, Ottawa, 3rd August 1927, The Diamond Jubilee of Confederation.

By: Robinson, Nancy

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1927

Seller ID: 006176

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet, one small closed tear on front cover and some slight marking but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 7, 1 b&w illustration. Scarce View more info

Image for That Woman: The Life of of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor.

That Woman: The Life of of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor.

By: Sebba. Anne.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Orion Publishing Group, 2011. 9781407234380: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 304

ISBN: 1407234382

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, illustrated end papers and front and back inside cover, complete with dustwrapper in very good condition. First edition, pp xi, 344. With preface, notes, select bibliography and index.One of Britain's most distinguished biographers turns her focus on one of the most vilified women of the twentieth century. Historian Anne Sebba has written the first full biography by a woman of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor. 'That woman', as she was referred to by the Queen Mother, became a hate figure for ensnaring a British king and destabilising the monarchy. S5. View more info