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  • PRISTINE COLLECTION OF THESE SCARCE TITLES IN FABULOUS FULL MOROCCO WITH ROYAL PROVENANCE
    Annual of The Royal Caledonian Curling Club. by CURLING
    CURLING
    Annual of The Royal Caledonian Curling Club.

    Edinburgh: Constable, 1913-39. 24 volumes, 7.25 inches tall. Fabulous full red crushed morocco with raised bands, dentelles and all edges gilt. The lower boards have the Royal cypher GRI, George, King & Emperor. The run is lacking 2 volumes, those for 1918/19 and 1935/35. All in pristine condition. A unique and extraordinary collection.

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  • UNIQUE ITEM IN MAGNIFICENT FULL MOROCCO BY ASPREY WITH ROYAL PROVENANCE
    Manuscript illustrated by A.E. Haswell-Miller. by SCOTS GUARDS
    SCOTS GUARDS
    Manuscript illustrated by A.E. Haswell-Miller.

    1936. Full morocco, 13 inches by 11.5 inches. A superb binding by Asprey & Co. with gilt raised bands, panels framed with single pallets and the Regimental badge of the Scots Guards on the upper board framed by a single fillet. Wide dentelles and all edges gilt. Containing 10 original watercolours by A.E.Haswell-Miller of selected orders of dress worn by the Regiment since the Duke of Gloucester became their Colonel in 1936. From the library of the Duke of Gloucester at Kensington Palace. Prince Henry Duke of Gloucester was the third son of King George V, brother of King George VI and King Edward VIII. This magnificent and unique volume was presented to the Duke in 1961 on the occasion…

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    1936. Full morocco, 13 inches by 11.5 inches. A superb binding by Asprey & Co. with gilt raised bands, panels framed with single pallets and the Regimental badge of the Scots Guards on the upper board framed by a single fillet. Wide dentelles and all edges gilt. Containing 10 original watercolours by A.E.Haswell-Miller of selected orders of dress worn by the Regiment since the Duke of Gloucester became their Colonel in 1936. From the library of the Duke of Gloucester at Kensington Palace. Prince Henry Duke of Gloucester was the third son of King George V, brother of King George VI and King Edward VIII. This magnificent and unique volume was presented to the Duke in 1961 on the occasion of his review of the Regiment marking his 25th year as Colonel.

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  • FIRST EDITIONS IN MARVELLOUS FULL MOROCCO WITH ROYAL PROVENANCE
    The Ingoldsby Legends by BARHAM, Richard Harris. (INGOLDSBY, Thomas)
    BARHAM, Richard Harris. (INGOLDSBY, Thomas)
    The Ingoldsby Legends

    London: Richard Bentley, 1840-1847. 3 volume set, 8 inches tall. An absolutely superb set in full morocco by Riviere with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels and a triple fillet framing the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. From the library of the Duke of Gloucester at Kensington Palace and with his bookplate in each volume. Prince Henry Duke of Gloucester was the third son of King George V, brother of King George VI and King Edward VIII. All first editions with the original cloth cover bound in. With full page plates by George Cruikshank and John Leech. Pristine, inside and out, a magnificent set of these great comic tales.

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  • SUPERB 3 VOLUME SET, FIRST EDITIONS, IN FULL MOROCCO WITH ROYAL PROVENANCE
    The Comic History of England (bound uniformly with) The Comic History of Rome. by A’BECKETT, Gilbert A.
    A’BECKETT, Gilbert A.
    The Comic History of England (bound uniformly with) The Comic History of Rome.

    London: The Punch Office, 1847-1848. Bradbury and Evans. 3 volumes, 9 inches tall. A wonderful set of the first editions of these great comic works. Bound by Bradstreet in the finest full crushed morocco with raised bands and gilt dentelles. From the Duke of Gloucester's library at Kensington Palace, each volume with his bookplate. Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester was the third son of King George V, brother of King George VI and King Edward VIII. Original wrappers bound in. With a total of 30 hand coloured engravings and over 300 woodcuts by John Leech.

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  • ROWLANDSON AQUATINTS IN SUPERB FULL MOROCCO WITH ROYAL PROVENANCE
    The Vicar of Wakefield. by GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    The Vicar of Wakefield.

    London: Ackermann, 1817. Full morocco, 9 inches tall. A superb binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with gilt raised bands, simple gilt framed panels and boards, dentelles and all edges. With the bookplate of the Duke of Gloucester, son of King George V and Queen Mary. An immaculate copy of this great comic novel with the 24 splendid hand coloured aquatints by Thomas Rowlandson.

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  • SPLENDID SET IN HALF PINK CALF WITH ROYAL PROVENANCE
    The Works. by WHYTE-MELVILLE, George John
    WHYTE-MELVILLE, George John
    The Works.

    London: Ward, Look & Co, c.1890. 25 volumes, 8 inches tall, A most attractive half pink calf for Hatchards with raised bands, gilt titles, sporting centre tools and top edges. Frontispieces. From the library of The Duke of Gloucester (the son of King George V, brother of King George VI and King Edward VIII) at Kensington Palace and with his bookplate in every volume. There is slight blotchiness to the spines but no other signs of wear. Whyte-Melville was a hugely popular novelist specialising in hunting, shooting and fishing themes in the latter half of the 19th century.

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  • ROYAL PROVENANCE IN GLORIOUS FULL MOROCCO
    Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh. by MORRAH, Dermot
    MORRAH, Dermot
    Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh.

    London: Odhams, 1950. Full crushed morocco, 10 inches tall. A glorious binding by Sangorski and Sutcliffe with gilt raised bands and floral gilt tooling to the panels. The royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom on the upper board is framed by a series of gilt fillets and corner tooling. Gilt dentelles and top edge. Profusely illustrated throughout. This modest work is almost overwhelmed by such a lavish binding which has come from the library at Kensington Palace.

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  • FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO WITH ROYAL PROVENANCE
    La Maison. The History of Prunier’s. by PRUNIER, Madame (Simone)
    PRUNIER, Madame (Simone)
    La Maison. The History of Prunier’s.

    London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1957. Full crushed morocco, 8.5 inches tall. An elegant binding by Morrell with gilt raised bands, twin fillets framing the panels and boards, label, gilt dentelles and all edges. The first edition inscribed by the author 'With my respects to your Royal Highness (The Duke of Gloucester)...' From the library of Kensington Palace. La Maison Prunier was opened in Paris in 1872 and moved to St. James's in 1934. Famed for its fish dishes and a regular haunt of Edward Prince of Wales and Wallis Simpson it closed in 1976.

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  • SUPERB PINK CALF WITH ROYAL PROVENANCE
    Royal Homes Near London. by FLETCHER, Major Benton
    FLETCHER, Major Benton
    Royal Homes Near London.

    London: John Lane at the Bodley Head, 1930. Full calf, 10 inches tall. A sumptuous full pink calf by Bumpus with gilt raised bands, single gilt fillet framing the panels and boards, dentelles and all edges. From the library of the Duke of Gloucester, the son of King George V and Queen Mary. A charming work with 43 full page illustrations.

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  • HALF CALF WITH ROYAL PROVENANCE
    The Bab Ballads. by GILBERT, W.S.
    GILBERT, W.S.
    The Bab Ballads.

    London: Macmillan and Co, 1914. Half calf, 7.5 inches tall. A pleasing binding by Spottiswoode with a single gilt raised band and gilt tooling in the Art Deco style to the spine and gilt top edge. With 350 illustrations by the author. From the Library of The Duke of Gloucester at Kensington Palace, and with his bookplate. An ink inscription reads 'H.R.H. Prince Henry, Honoris causa (For the sake of honour) from E.L.C.' Eton, Easter 1916'. Prince Henry Duke of Gloucester was the third son of King George V, brother of King George VI and King Edward VIII, and the first son of a British monarch to attend school.

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