A King's Story: Memoirs of the Duke of Windsor

WINDSOR, Edward

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Putnam
Date Published: 1951

Description: Frontispiece and other black-and-white photographs. 435 pages, tall thick 8vo, fully bound in maroon leather (spine gently and evenly faded to red), raised bands, gilt tooling, silk endpapers with dentelles, top edge gilt, silk marker. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1951). Limited First Edition. A near fine copy in a very good(+) cloth slipcase, which is slightly faded along one edge.

Comments: No. 45 of 385 numbered copies. Signed "Edward" in black ink on the limitation page and inscribed in his hand with sky-blue ink below: "To Lytle and Helen with best wishes, April 1951." Accompanied by a 7 x 5-inch page of royal stationery with the same inscription, additionally signed "Edward" and again written in the Duke's neat, distinctive hand. He seems to have practiced writing out the inscription on this separate piece of paper before inscribing the book.

Signed: Y
Edition: Limited
Jacket: N
Binding: hardcover
Condition: near fine
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 247624


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By This Author: WINDSOR, Edward
By This Publisher: Putnam
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