A King’s Story.

"I HAVE FOUND IT IMPOSSIBLE TO CARRY THE HEAVY BURDEN": A KING'S STORY, ONE OF ONLY 385 COPIES SIGNED BY EDWARD, THE DUKE OF WINDSOR

A King’s Story.

WINDSOR, Duke of [King Edward].

$1,450.00

Item Number: 102658

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1951.

Signed limited first edition, number D (A-Z were gifted to publishers) of only 385 copies signed by Edward, a sumptuous edition bound in publisher’s full crimson morocco with gilt-stamped armorial insignias to front board. Large octavo, original full crimson morocco gilt, raised bands, front cover gilt armorial devices, watered silk endpapers, top edge gilt, uncut, original cloth slipcase. In fine condition. An exceptional example.

This handsomely bound volume surveys Edward's life up until his abdication in December 1936. With numerous photographic illustrations and facsimiles, folding color map at rear. Front cover gilt-stamped with Edward's insignias as Prince of Wales, King of England, and Duke of Windsor. Precedes the British edition, which was published later the same year.

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