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Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Crawford Doyle Booksellers, Member ABAA (New York, NY, U.S.A.)

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London; Bradbury, Agnew & Co: 1907. A near-fine copy in publisher's original quarter-backed tan morocco over fine white cloth with King Edward VII's crest on the front panel and with gilt spine lettering, slightly rubbed but still readable. The book, 203 pp, and approx. 13 1/2" X 11", is square and tight with gilt top edge and light foxing to the endpapers and rear panel. It contains 63 immaculate full-page color plates showing some of the Royal collection, fully documented, as well as a history of the collection, considered the most important and comprehensive when the book was published. This was a presentation copy inscribed by Edward VII at Christmas, 1907, to Viscount Esher, a noted politician and historian close to the Royal Family. Bookseller Inventory # 9012

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Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Signed: Signed by King Edward VII

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Crawford Doyle Booksellers is located in a private library, open to the public by appointment. It is located near the Metropolitan Museum in Manhattan. Crawford Doyle specializes in rare British and American modern fiction,first or unique editions. Searches are conducted and an inventory of literary first-editions is also available. The library is open by appointment most days (212 289 2345).

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