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Edward #260 of 385
A King's Story The Memoirs of the Duke of Windsor ✎ SIGNED by Edward #260 of 385
1951. Signed by Edward, Duke of Windsor. Limited, Numbered Edition #260 of 385 copies. Housed in a beautiful velvet lined slipcase. Slipcase is sturdy and in very good condition, minor flaw to top of case (see last picture). Book is in very fine condition with tight binding, clean pages. Minimal shelf wear. A King's Story The Memoirs of the Duke of Windsor Signed by Edward, Duke of Windsor Published in 1951 by G. P. Putnam's Sons 435 Pages Hardback Morocco Leather with Gilt Lettering Edward was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire and Emperor of India from January 20, 1936 upon the death of his father until his abdication on December 11 of the same year, after which he became the Duke of Windsor. In 1937 he married Wallis, to whom the book is dedicated. Edward and Wallis remained married until his death in 1972. In his own words, Edward tells the story of his life. This scarce, beautiful edition has the following features: Morocco leather binding with gilt lettering Gold gilt coat of arms imprinted on book cover Bound by the famous Arthur Hertzberg & Craftsmen bookbindery Moire silk endleaves surrounded by beautiful gilt detail (see photo #11) Deckled page edges Includes a pull-out map of Edward's travels abroad from 1898-1936 Housed in a beautiful, velvet lined case with attached blue silk ribbon (see photo #10) Both book and case have hubbed spines Signed by Edward Duke of Windsor (see photo #7) This edition is limited to 385 numbered copies signed by the author of which only 350 were offered for sale (see photo #7) Tipped-in photo of Edw … [Click Below for Full Description]
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