JOHN BUCHAN : King’s Grace KING GEORGE V HB 1935 1st Ed

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay UK
  • Sold Date: Mar 05, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House


This sale is for a vintage hardback FIRST EDITION ( First impression of the First Edition ) entitled “ The King’s Grace 1910-1935 ,” by John Buchan , with illustrations in photogravure and a COLOUR frontispiece of the King Broadcasting at Sandringham.

It was published by Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., of London , and is the April 1935 FIRST EDITION (stated).

The contents include:

· Prologue

Part I:

· The Pageant of Succession

· An Uneasy Heritage

· The Restless years

· Descensus Averni

Part II:

· Contact

· The Fortress

· The Sallies

· Surrender

Part III:

· Sour-Apple Harvest

· The Changing Empire

· A House in Order

· Epilogue

· Index

The book measures 7.5 inches x 5.25 inches x 1.5 inches and has 327 pages.

The book is in very good condition for its age, internally neat and clean (damage to the bottom corner of page 119 which looks like it was originally poorly trimmed at the printers), with minor wear and is a little grubby/faded to the original cloth hardback cover. There are NO inscriptions/book-plates and NO other ink or pencil markings in the book. The binding is good with no loose or missing pages. There is
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