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A Two Volume set:Volume 1 The Bourbons Of Naples (1734-1825) :Volume 2 The Last Bourbons Of Naples (1825-61) - Signed By The Author
Methuen 1956 - A 2 Volume Set.Volume 1:'The Bourbons Of Naples'.The First UK published by Methuen in 1956.The BOOK is in near FINE condition.Gilt titling bright.Mild pushing to spine tips.A tight,clean copy which is free from inscriptions. Light tanning to page edges and text block.Salmon top-stain is faded but still present.The WRAPPER is in VERY GOOD + is price-clipped.Minor edge wear with a little rubbing in folds and lightly on the spine in places.2 closed tears to lower spine folds with creasing and rubbed area to lower front panel.This title is NOT signed.Volume 2: 'The Last Bourbons of Naples'.The First printing published by Methuen in 1961.The BOOK is in near FINE condition. Gilt titling bright with a little pushing at spine ends. Purple top stain still present.Mild browning to the text block.A clean and tight copy.The WRAPPER is in VERY GOOD+ condition.It is price-clipped.Mild edge wear and rubbing in places.2 closed tears to lower spine folds.A little loss to upper front spine fold with mild creasing at upper spine area.This title has been INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Harold Acton to the front blank end-paper:'For Isabel Kemp,with best wishes and hopes that we may meet beside the bluest of bays, cordially,Harold Acton'.Both wrappers look very striking in the removable Brodart archival protectors.A scarce signed title and for some the definitive books on the Bourbon Family. Collectible.More images available on request. ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. Due to the size and weight of these items,additional postage costs will be required for international buyers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
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