Octavo, xi, 435pp. Crimson morocco covers, gilt title on spine, five raised bands, decorative inlay and facsimile signatures in gilt on cover. Light sunning to spine, with wear to top band. Gilt top leaf with uncut edges. Silk end papers and silk sewn-in bookmark. Foldout map in rear. Multiple photographic inserts. Cloth slipcase in very good condition, with shelfwear on bottom board. Signed limited edition of 385 copies signed by Edward, this being number 145.
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.