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Image for Queen Victoria:  From Her Birth to the Death of the Prince Consort

Queen Victoria: From Her Birth to the Death of the Prince Consort

By: Woodham-Smith, Cecil

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1972

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 005983

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


495 pp., 4 appendices, refferences, index, 25 pages of photographs, paintings, and drawings. Light brown cloth boards with gold lettering. Spine slightly slanted, minor edgewear. DJ has 2 1/2" tear, 1/2" chip at bottom of spine and a couple of small tears and chips. Text is bright and clean. "Cecil Woodham-Smith's essential achievement is to give us, amply and convincingly, both Victoria herself - the complexities of her emotional life, the nuances of... View more info

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Yeager: An Autobiography

By: Yeager, Chuck; Janos, Leo

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Toronto, Bantam Books: 1985

Seller ID: 005977

ISBN: 0553050931

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


DJ taped to boards, one 3 1/2" tear and 3 small tears, shallow chips at flap and spine ends. Three sets of glossy photographs tipped in. Text is bright and clean. "General Chuck Yeager, the greatest test pilot of them all. . . the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound. . . the World War II fighting ace who shot down a Messerschmitt jet with a prop-driven P-51 Mustang. . . the hero who defined a certain quality that all the hot-shot flyboys of the p... View more info

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King Edward VIII: A Biography

By: Ziegler, Philip

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 005978

ISBN: 0394577302

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


552 pp., notes, nomenclature, bibliographical notes, index, 74 glossy black and white photographs tipped in. Pastedowns depict genealogy starting with Victoria and Albert. Spine slightly curved. DJ has minor edgewear and one tiny tear. A bright, attractive copy. "Edward was twentieth century's Prince Charming. He was handsome, eloquent, quick-witted, charismatic, a dazzling foil to his stuffy royal parents. He was a popular hero who saw firsthand the hell of... View more info