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The Royal Family at Home and Abroad

by Lemoine, Serge (Text and Photography by), and Gibbon, David (Edited by), and Smart, Ted (Produced by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1976
Condition
Very good in good dust jacket. Top spine jacket chip; lower jacket flap tear at fold. Lower outside corner, front, bumped to boa
ISBN
9780904681147
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NZ$17.64

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Gloucestershire, England.: This England., 1976. Hard cover. Very good in good dust jacket. Top spine jacket chip; lower jacket flap tear at fold. Lower outside corner, front, bumped to board.. 1 Red cloth over boards. Gold stamped front titles. Color photo jacket. 144 p. 27 cm. Color and B&W photos. Audience: General/trade. Front cover, wearing elaborate red capes… Read more
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The History of the Coronation with Facsimile June 28, 1838 "The Sun"

by Tanner, Lawrence Edward (Keeper of the Muniments & Library, Westminster Abbey, M.V.O., V.P.S.A. )

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1953
Condition
Very good in fair dust jacket. Sections only of jacket, tucked neatly inside. Single small dark blemish, front.
Edition
Reprint. 1953 2nd reprint of 1952 1st.
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NZ$35.27

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New York.: British Book Centre, Inc., 1953. Reprint. 1953 2nd reprint of 1952 1st.. Hard cover. Very good in fair dust jacket. Sections only of jacket, tucked neatly inside. Single small dark blemish, front.. 1 Red cloth over boards. Gold stamped spine, front titles. 96 p. 31 cm. Illustrations, Portraits, Facsimiles (111 half-tones). "A facsimile of the Sun… Read more
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Country Life Picture Book of the Coronation; 2nd June 1953

by Bird, Raymond Coronation Day (introduction by)

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Published
1953
Condition
Very good in good dust jacket. Jacket has several blemishes, foxing, and has been reinforced.
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NZ$13.23

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London.: Country Life Limited., 1953. Hard cover. Very good in good dust jacket. Jacket has several blemishes, foxing, and has been reinforced.. 1 63 p. Light blue cloth over boards. Spine and front titles; large crest in gold, front. Color photo, front jacket. Royal family balcony scene. 29 cm. B&W photo essay; captions only after intro text. A… Read more
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The Coronation Book: The history and meaning of the ceremonies at the crowning of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on June 2nd, 1953.

by Le Hardy, William

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1953
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Light cover blemishing.
Edition
"Revised edition in 1953". First published, 1937.
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NZ$32.33

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London / New York.: Staples Press., 1953. "Revised edition in 1953". First published, 1937.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Light cover blemishing.. 1 Dark blue cloth over boards. Gold front titles, thin ornate border, gold. 62p. 25 cm. Stitched binding. Color art portrait, Queen, frontispiece. Front end papers: Illustrated in B&W, gray: "The Route of the… Read more
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The Duke of Edinburgh; A Pictorial Biography

by Thomson, Malcolm (Introduced and Described by)

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Published
1953
Condition
Good in good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Spine tilt. Jacket has lower spine inch-plus chip. Edge wear to jacket.
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NZ$20.57

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Long Acre, London.: Odhams Press., 1953. Hard cover. Good in good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Spine tilt. Jacket has lower spine inch-plus chip. Edge wear to jacket.. 1 Light tan cloth over boards; gold spine titles. Jacket has color portrait of the Duke; yellow and white titles. 25 cm. 126 p. Color and B&W photos Published… Read more
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Elizabeth the Great.

by Jenkins, Elizabeth

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1959
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Jacket flaps only neatly taped inside front cover. Minor soiling to top and
Edition
1st American Edition was in 1959. This B.O.M.C. soon followed.
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New York.: Coward-McCann., 1959. 1st American Edition was in 1959. This B.O.M.C. soon followed.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Jacket flaps only neatly taped inside front cover. Minor soiling to top and lower page blocks. Clean interior.. 1 Book Club Edition. Aqua-green cloth over boards. Gold and orange spine titles. Stitched binding.… Read more
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Mother and Queen; The Story of Queen Mary (English edition: "The Queen Mother")

by Crawford, Marion

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1951
Condition
Good in good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Lower book spine surface damp stain, not bleeding into pages. End paper foxi
Edition
Third Printing.
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NZ$11.76

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New York.: Prentice-Hall., 1951. Third Printing.. Hard cover. Good in good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Lower book spine surface damp stain, not bleeding into pages. End paper foxing. Light foxing to page blocks.. 1 Red cloth over boards. 232 p. 21 cm. Two B&W photo sections. By the author of and governess to "The Little Princesses",… Read more
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Ashes to the Taste; Polish Communism from the Inside

by Penzik, Irena

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1961
Condition
Good in good dust jacket. Ex-library. Library markings and general soil to page blocks. Text pages clean, binding sound.
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NZ$17.64

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New York.: University Publishers., 1961. Hard cover. Good in good dust jacket. Ex-library. Library markings and general soil to page blocks. Text pages clean, binding sound.. Wenk, Burton (Jacket design by).. 1 Dark blue and off-white cloth over boards. Silver spine titles. 378 p. 22 cm. With her father, the author traveled to New York from their native… Read more
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Catherine of Aragon

by Mattingly, Garrett

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1941
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Signed by previous owner. Most of front free end paper cut away. Clean covers w/ lower spine l
Edition
First edition. Likely 1st. Same date, title and copyright pages.
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NZ$14.70

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Boston.: Little, Brown and Company., 1941. First edition. Likely 1st. Same date, title and copyright pages.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Signed by previous owner. Most of front free end paper cut away. Clean covers w/ lower spine library label. Tightly bound, well-constructed.. 1 Sturdy light copper cloth over boards. Gold spine titles and front floral… Read more
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Henry the Eighth

by Hackett, Francis

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1929
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Spine ends damaged.
Edition
First edition. "First Printing in America", April, 192
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New York.: Horace Liveright., 1929. First edition. "First Printing in America", April, 1929. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Spine ends damaged.. 1 Blue textured. cloth over boards. Front crest in red, gold. Minor fade to spine. 452 p. 23 cm. Includes B&W Illustrations. Red dye, top page block. Deckled outside page block. Enclosures:… Read more
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Queen Victoria

by Strachey, Lytton

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Published
1921
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. A single loose B&W plate, inserted, seems to belong to a different publication. It is not listed
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New York.: Harcourt, Brace and Company., 1921. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. A single loose B&W plate, inserted, seems to belong to a different publication. It is not listed herein. Spine ends: minor damage.. 1 Blue cloth over boards. pine titles in gold. 434 p. 23 cm. B&W Illustrations, Portraits, Plates (9). Generous sized print. Deckled… Read more
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Beachcombers of the African Jungle

by Sholomir, Jack

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1958
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Top page block soiling.
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st.
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Garden City NY.: Doubleday & Company., 1958. First edition. Stated 1st.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Top page block soiling.. 1 Gray cloth over boards. Orange spine titles. 279 p. 22 cm. B&W photos. Jack Sholomir and Joy Koch met in East London. They made a plan to travel together to Africa, using skills in magic… Read more
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Prince of Wales: A Biography

by Dimbleby, Jonathan

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1994
Condition
Very good. Top right corner damaged, possibly mistaken as a pet chewy. Light edge soiling.
Edition
First edition. 1st U.S.
ISBN
9780688146153
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Quill / William Morrow., 1994. First edition. 1st U.S.. Trade paperback. Very good. Top right corner damaged, possibly mistaken as a pet chewy. Light edge soiling.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. 620 p. 23 cm. B&W and Color photo sections. Audience: General/trade. Heir to the British throne, Prince Charles: Chapter Notes, Bibliography, Index.
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Coronation Commentary

by Dennis, Geoffrey Pomeroy

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1937
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Signed by previous owner. Cover blemishing. Soil and spine discoloration. Binding firm. Inked
Edition
Second printing, 1937.
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NZ$7.35

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New York.: Dodd, Mead & Company., 1937. Second printing, 1937.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Signed by previous owner. Cover blemishing. Soil and spine discoloration. Binding firm. Inked date in small numbers, front cover, 1937.. 1 Red cloth over boards. Gold titles. viii p., 1 l., 245 p. 20 cm. Publisher's Note reports this volume was… Read more
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

by Tweedsmuir, Lady Susan (Foreword by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1952
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Spine end bumps. Lower stitched binding loosening. Light soiling to rear co
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Toronto.: Clarke, Irwin & Co. Ltd., 1952. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Spine end bumps. Lower stitched binding loosening. Light soiling to rear cover.. Charland, Negus (Cover design by).. 1 26 p. Color paper art cover: Royal guard w/ rifle, Crest on flags, titles in red, black on yellow flag. Front end… Read more
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Queen Anne Boleyn, a Novel

by Hackett, Francis

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1939
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Signed by previous owner. Minor sun fade to spine. Light corner bumps. Board separating at tit
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NZ$10.29

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Country Life Press, Garden City NY.: Doubleday, Doran & Company., 1939. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Signed by previous owner. Minor sun fade to spine. Light corner bumps. Board separating at title page.. 1 485 p. Red cloth over boards. Blue spine titles, front embossed blind-stamped title, ornate border. Red top page block. Deckled outside page… Read more
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The Last Grand Duchess, Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna, 1 June 1882-24-November 1960

by Vorres, Ian, and Alexandrovna, Olga (Foreword by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1965
Condition
Very good in good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Jacket has edge wear, short tears.
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NZ$235.14

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New York.: Charles Scribner's Sons., 1965. Hard cover. Very good in good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Jacket has edge wear, short tears.. Oborne, Richard (Jacket design by).. 1 Red cloth over boards; gold spine titles, front "Olga" facsimile signature. Jacket decorated with crest, gold and white titles. xix, 264 p. 24 cm. B&W photos, Genealogical tables… Read more
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Elizabeth the Great

by Jenkins, Elizabeth, and Rowse, Alfred Leslie (New Introduction by),

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very good. Small back cover surface blemish. Light page block spotting. Else fine.
Edition
Book Club Edition. Reprinted by arr. w/ Coward-McCann, Inc.
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New York.: Time Incorporated / Time Reading Program Special Edition., 1964. Book Club Edition. Reprinted by arr. w/ Coward-McCann, Inc.. Trade paperback. Very good. Small back cover surface blemish. Light page block spotting. Else fine.. 1 Trade paperback w/ reinforced paper covers. Colorful wraparound color cover, Queen's robe. xv, 375 p. 21 cm. Center B&W photo, art section,… Read more
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Catherine the Great (Catherine la Grande originally published by Librairie Flammarion, 1977)

by Troyat, Henri, and Pinkham, Joan (Translated from the French by)

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Published
1980
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Near fine. Light page block foxing.
Edition
Book Club Edition. Likely book club edition.
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New York.: E.P. Dutton., 1980. Book Club Edition. Likely book club edition.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Near fine. Light page block foxing.. 1 Text in English, French. xv, 377 p., [8] leaves of plates 25 cm. Illustrations, Plates. Chapters, 26, are followed by Notes, Bibliography, Chronology, Index. The future Catherine II of Russia was born… Read more
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The Royal House of Windsor

by Longford, Elizabeth

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1974
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Price clipped. Near fine book volume, blemish only by page block light soiling, foxing. Jack
Edition
First edition. First American Edition.
ISBN
9780394479064
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NZ$20.57

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Borzoi Book / Alfred A. Knopf., 1974. First edition. First American Edition.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Price clipped. Near fine book volume, blemish only by page block light soiling, foxing. Jacket has minor edge wear.. 1 Sturdy red cloth over boards, gold spine titles. 288 p. Color and B&W photos. 25 cm. Audience:… Read more
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