Maggs Bros Ltd

A King's Story.

EDWARD VIII later Duke of Windsor (1951.)

£350.00 

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Illustrations. First US edition. 8vo., cloth, title labels in red and blue, lettered in gilt, top edge stained red. New York, G.P.Putnam's Sons.

A presentation copy, inscribed on a loosely inserted leaf of notepaper with the royal crest 'To Ben and Alice with best wishes from Edward Christmas 1953'. Also loosely inserted a telegram from Edward to Sir Bede Clifford 1st July 1966 'Many thanks for good wishes and remembering my birthday our affectionate greetings to you both Edward', a postcard of Edward as Prince of Wales in naval uniform from 'Ned' to a Miss Florence Hale 'Will deliver your message to his Majesty if I run into him', a printed small card folded once 'The Duke and Duchess of Windsor want to thank you very much for your message and thought of them at this time. They wish to assure you that your concern is greatly appreciated', and 5 yellowing and scuffed newspaper clippings on Edward.

Endpapers stained.

Stock Code: 221565