Limited edition of A King’s Story by Edward the Duke of Windsor, signed on the limitation page with additional tipped-in personalized note. Octavo, xi, 435pp. Crimson morocco covers, gilt title on spine, five raised bands, decorative inlay and facsimile signatures in gilt on cover. Front hinge reinforced. Gilt top leaf with uncut edges. Silk end papers and silk sewn-in bookmark. Foldout map in rear. Multiple photographic inserts. Lacking slipcase. Signed limited edition of 385 copies signed by Edward, this being number 7. Additional tipped in note: “To Margaret with best wishes from Edward. April 1951.” A scarce presentation copy of this limited edition.
Comments: Edward, the Duke of Windsor, abdicated his throne in 1936, bringing on a constitutional crisis within the British Monarchy. Although unpopular during this lifetime, Edward is once again on the popular imagination with his portrayal in multiple popular culture television shows.