Author:Nicolson, Harold


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KING GEORGE V : His Life and Reign

By: Nicolson, Harold

Price: $49.94

Publisher: London, Constable and Co.: 1952

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 42367

Condition: Very Good

xxiii, (1), 570 pages; Clean and secure in orignal blue polished cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and gilt decorative stamping to front board. Bookplate on front pastedown of Madeleine Midleton, second wife of William St. John Freemantle Broderick, 9th Viscount Midleton and Unionist politician. The biography of King George V of Great Britain covers all aspects of his life. Besides the House of Lords controversy, the Home Rule dispute and his role in the war it describes the King's childhood and naval training. New information is also provided concerning the 1931 crisis. Nicolson... View more info

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By: Nicolson, Harold ; [Mrs. Hennen Jennings' copy]

Price: $24.94

Publisher: London, Constable: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42400

Condition: Very Good

350, (2) pages; Clean and secure in original tan cloth binding with light green lettering at spine. Former owner's name on ffep in pencil "Jennings" -- Mrs. James Hennen Jennings (1854-1920), a mining engineer, born at Hawesville, KY. After attending private schools in London and Derbyshire, England, Jennings returned to Kentucky and set up a lumber business, but soon wanted to further his engineeering education. He graduated from the Lawrence Scientific School of Harvard University in 1877 with the degree C.E. Jennings then headed West and worked in gold and quicksilver mines in... View more info