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Nothing So Strange, Arthur Ford (with Margueritte Harmon Bro)
1 Nothing So Strange
Arthur Ford (with Margueritte Harmon Bro)
New York Harper & Row 1958 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Book Club Edition in dust jacket. Clean blue boards with white lettering on spine. Very slight surface wear to corners at base of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 250 pages with index. Dust jacket has very slight edge wear, clean except for faint water stain to rear panel edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Autobiography of a man whose psychic gifts took him into many countries among people of all walks of life -- scientists, churchmen, royalty and ordinary men and women. Here he tells why he believes everybody has psychic endowment and how they can learn to use it. 025776

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2 Wallis and Edward: Letters 1931-1937 The Intimate Correspondence of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor
Bloch, Michael
New York Summit Books 1986 0-671-61209-3 / 9780671612092 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean beige boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumped corners, binding is tight & square, pages are bright and clean. Endpapers decorated with facsimiles of letters between the Duke and Duchess. No names or bookplates inside. Crisp, clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, but does have circular embossed (blind stamped) previous ownership insignia at bottom right corner of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 004118

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Tribulations of a Princess - With Portraits from Photographs, Cauliffe-Owen, Marguerite
3 The Tribulations of a Princess - With Portraits from Photographs
Cauliffe-Owen, Marguerite
New York Harper & Brothers 1901 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Blue cloth with silver lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis illustration (photograph of Princess Muzzi) with clean tissue guard; seven additional photo illustrations. 379 pages. 021910

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This King Business, Collins, Frederick
4 This King Business
Collins, Frederick
New York Century Company 1923 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding in original dust jacket (signed binding - CS monogram on cover of both book and jacket). Clean orange cloth boards with blue and black decorative title box on cover, small blue and black decoration on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 220 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author takes reader behind the thrones of Europe and into the day to day life of Royalty, including the Prince of Wales, as well as the dynasties of Spaine, Italy, Belgium, Holland and Denmark, Austria, Rumania and more. 024260

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5 King of the French: A Portrait of Louis Philippe: 1773-1850
De Stoeckl, Agnes
London John Murray 1957 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean and bright yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 308 pgs. with index. Illustrated. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very light wear at top of spine, two very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 008116

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Lilibet: An Intimate Portrait of Elizabeth II, Erickson, Carolly
6 Lilibet: An Intimate Portrait of Elizabeth II
Erickson, Carolly
New York St. Martin's Press 2004 0-312-28734-8 / 9780312287344 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean cream white cloth boards with light blue metallic lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black & white and color photographs. 373 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 015908

Price: 12.00 USD
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7 Henry the Eighth
Hackett, Francis
New York Horace Liveright 1929 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with slight fading to spine. Red and gold coat of arms on cover, gold lettering on spine. Red topstained edges. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names or bookplates. 452 pgs. with index. Illustrated. 8vo. Biography. 007734

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Consort, Heckstall-Smith, Anthony
8 The Consort
Heckstall-Smith, Anthony
Grove Press 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean brown marbled boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean (slight yellowing). No names, writing or marks. 181 pgs. This book was issued with two alternative dustjackets. It was banned in England, for it was feared it would offend the Royal family. BOTH dustjackets are present, both are unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. A romantic fantasy about love and Royalty. 8vo. Fiction. 012126

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9 Elizabeth and Philip - The Untold Story of the Queen of England and Her Prince
Higham, Charles
New York Doubleday 1991 0-385-26321-X / 9780385263214 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
516 pgs. Nr Fine in VG+ DJ - new archival quality mylar cover Very clean and tight blue hardbound book with no names or writing inside. Bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has one tiny chip on inside front flap.Royalty. 002702

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10 King John of Jingalo: The Story of a Monarch in Difficulties
Housman, Laurence
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1937 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket 
First Edition with "A" on copyright page. Clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names or bookplates. 416 pgs. 008697

Price: 8.00 USD
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11 I, The King
Keyes, Frances Parkinson
McGraw-Hill 1966 First Hardbound Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
351 pgs. Fine in VG+ DJ Clean green boards with blindstamped coat of arms on cover, black cloth spine with gold lettering. No bumped corners. Binding is tight & square. Illustrated endpapers. No names or bookplates inside. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, but has a closed horizontal cut just above publisher's name on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 003923

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Prince of Thieves, Lynx, J. J.
12 The Prince of Thieves
Lynx, J. J.
New York Atheneum 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition. Clean brown boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, clean purple spine with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading, or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers, with small previous owner label (return address label) on front free endpaper. No other marks. 237 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, a few short closed edge tears, very small spot of browning from sticker (carefully removed) at lower corner of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. True crime story of the handsome George Manolesco, son of an impoverished ex-army officer who fled his native Rumania in the 1880's. Duringthe twenty years of his heyday he stole nearly ten million dollars (most of it in jewels), lived in outrageous luxury in the world's watering places, consorted with royalty and masqueraded for years as a prince, was the lover of scores of wealthy and highborn women (and husband to to two of them). 017519

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The Prince of Thieves, Lynx, J. J.
13 The Prince of Thieves
Lynx, J. J.
New York Atheneum 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean charcoal gray boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, purple cloth spine with gold lettering. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean red endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 237 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, has several short closed edge tears and slight edge wear, small piece of clear reinforcement tape at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True story of a gentleman thief who stole nearly ten million dollars (most of it in jewels), lived in outrageous luxury in the world's watering places, consorted with royalty and masqueraded for years as a prince, was the lover of scores of wealthy and highborn women (and husband to two of them), consantly outmaneuvered the police, lost several fortunes at the gaming tables, and never committed a mean or cruel act in his life. Reputed to be the inspiration for such literary rascals as Raffles, Arsene Lupin and Felix Krull, Monolesco in the flesh was more dashing, bizarre and incredible than any of his fictional descendants. 028163

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Farewell In Splendor - The Passing of Queen Victoria and Her Age, Packard, Jerrold M.
14 Farewell In Splendor - The Passing of Queen Victoria and Her Age
Packard, Jerrold M.
New York Dutton 1995 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean maroon boards with cream spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fading. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white glossy plates. 294 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025967

Price: 15.00 USD
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Rat Week: An Essay on the Abdication, Sitwell, Osbert
15 Rat Week: An Essay on the Abdication
Sitwell, Osbert
London Michael Joseph 1986 0 7181 1859 6 / 9780718118594 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean, unfaded black cloth boardswith bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names,writing or marks. 79 pgs. Clean bright unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An essay on the Abdication of King Edward VIII. This is an exquisitely clean, tight copy with like dustjacket. 8vo. Great Britain. 015049

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