Category: ROYALTY


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The Prince and Princess of Wales' Wedding Day

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Pitkin Pictorials Ltd., 1981

The Prince and Princess of Wales' Wedding Day - 32 pp all in really pristine order; information re the day, the clothes - full page line art of Elizabeth Emanuel's design for Diana, info re the guests, the ceremony, many full page pics, inside cover is an ad for souvenir china cups, plates View more info

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The Royal Visit 1954

By: Anon

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Canberra, Commonwealth Government of Australia, 1954

The Royal Visit 1954 is a small oblong shaped booklet that was published by Commonwealth Government of Australia in 1954 & was issued as a souvenir issued to school children to mark the visit of the Queen and Prince Phillip to Australia in 1954, it has a presentation page at front (not filled in), many reddish and black toned photographs of the Queen and her family; former Royal visits to Australia; Royal transport in Australia; the Queen's representatives; and sketches ... View more info

THE CROWNED LIONS The Early Plantagenet Kings

By: Bingham Caroline

Price: $29.00

Publisher: David & Charles, London, 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Caroline Bingham has written a fascinating and authoritative work which brings to life one of the most intriguing eras in English history. View more info

Gone with the Windsors

By: Brody, Iles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and Toronto, John C. Winston, 1955

Edition: 5th Printing

dj clipped, spine faded, wear at corners, 5th printing 1955. 328 p., b&w photos, index. "The most brilliantly written book so far dealing with the lives and loves of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor," according to a New York newspaper. pp clean & vg binding. View more info


By: Chase Nicholas

Price: $18.00

Publisher: HEINEMANN, lONDON, 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Filled with the sounds of battle, the brilliant pageantry of court and set in the Middle Ages, this is an absorbing narrative of excitement and romance. View more info

A Dress for Diana

By: Emanuel, David & Elizabeth

Price: $36.00

Publisher: UK, Pavilion Books Limited, 2006

208 snowy pp, 1.5 kilo to post. July 29,1981-The Royal Wedding of HRH Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer was one of the iconic moments of the twentieth century. It remains a day embedded in the memory of millions of people around the world over 800 million people were watching at home on television. Of all the images from the day, the most unforgettable is Diana's arrival at St. Paul's Cathedral in a glass carriage and the public's first glimpse of the best kept sec... View more info


By: Freer Martha Walker

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hurst and Blackett, London,

Written by Martha Walker Freer using material from numerous unpublished sources including manuscripts and documents in the Bibliotheque Imperiale and the Archives Espagnoles de Simancas. Purple boards slightly faded with gilt title, spine slightly worn at ends. Internally book is clean, name stamp in front, binding tight and all pages intact. View more info


By: Kurenberg, Joachim von. Translated by H.T. Russell and Herta Hagen.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Cassell, 1954

Edition: First British Edition

370 pp, hard cover in dust jacket. dj clipped & 3 small tears at top corners B&w plates. "(The author) first met Kaiser Wilhelm when serving as a Guards officer in Potsdam. His associations at this time and his subsequent life in the German Embassies at Constantinople, Rome and Vienna, provided him with experience of Court circles which enables him to reproduce, in all essentials, the atmosphere of the pre-1914 period of the Kaiser's life. Appointed as biographer by ... View more info

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CROWNS OVER ENGLAND The Coronation of His Majesty King George VI Main Programme and Accommodation

By: Mathams Hamish Hemington

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Reservations Limited,

Edition: 1st Edition

Very comprehensive book outlining the Coronation of King George VI and includes a chart of Sovereigns of England since the Norman Conquest, a pull-out map showing the Coronation Route, many early photographs support the text and interesting advertisements of the time. View more info

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The Tudor Navy1485-1603 The Ships Men and Organisation

By: Nelson, Arthur

Price: $30.00

Publisher: UK, Conway Maritime Press, 2001

Faults? the book has a stamp inside sayng damaged stock, the dj has a small closed tear at top rear flap fold, ditto v small closed tear front lower but else seems good as gold to me, maybe they were having a "bad cover day"? 224 crisp white pp & 1.5 kilos of Tudor naval info >>> Bridging the transition from the medieval to the modern worlds, the Tudor dynasty ruled England during a dynamic period of maritime and naval history--the time of the Mary Rose, the Span... View more info

CATHERINE THE GREAT; A Biography of the Empress of All the Russias

By: Oldenbourg Zoe

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1965

Edition: First British Edition

Name in front. "The story is one of incredible tension; intrigue upon intrigue amd follows the minor German princess who intended, somehow, to reach the throne." View more info

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The Prince Of Darkness

By: Plaidy, Jean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale, 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

The fourth and final volume in the Plantagenet Series. A very nice copy in an unclipped dust jacket, previous owner name on 1st pg, 319pp, 650g to post. The untimely death of Richard the Lionheart left his nephew Arthur and his younger brother John in contest for the throne of England. Reluctantly the barons chose John, and so began years of rule by a ruthless and greedy tyrant. Yet despite his reputation, John, still manages to seduce the young and beautiful Isabella o... View more info

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The Prince of Pleasure and His Regency 1811 to 1820

By: Priestley, J.B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Heinemann, 1969

304pp & 1.3 kg to post, dj has repaired tears atop spine & a small tear top front. The period of the Regency is the most romantic period of British history. It was an age which swung between extremes of elegance and refinement and depths of sodden brutality. The central figure is the Prince Regent, Prinny, and though he sometimes appears as a gigantic spoilt child, he was famously good company and a notable patron of the arts. With his novelist's insight the author paint... View more info

Henry Virtuous Prince

By: Starkey, David

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Harper Press, 2008

413 clean white well bound pp with three illust sections amidshps. review >>> I have read almost every book I can find about Henry VIII and though I knew next to everything about him. This book was so interesting and such a refreshing read. Starkey, like always, has made reading this non-fiction book feel like reading a novel. One of my all time favourite books. and >>> An excellent biography of the young Prince Henry, and then his early reign as Henry VIII. Starkey do... View more info

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Elizabeth Apprenticeship

By: Starkey, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vintage, 2001

372 crisp pp, 2 photo sections, less than 500g to post. A woman in a man's world, confident of her destiny to reign, intensely intelligent, passionately sexual yet (she said) a virgin, Elizabeth was to become England's most successful ruler. Finding her way through the labyrinthine plots that surrounded the court, she had to live by her wits, surrounded by betrayal and suspicion, not knowing who to trust with her desire to be queen, or her desire to be a lover... View more info