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Title:The Woman Who Would Be Queen; A Biography of the Duchess of Windsor
Price:AUD$14.90 (about USD$11.60)
Item ID:SB00-0113144
Quantity:1
Publisher:Book Club / Rinehart & Company, New York, 1954
Edition:Book Club
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:Fair
Book Club / Rinehart & Company, 1954, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, Book Club

introduction by author and bibliography. Gray coloured textured cloth covered boards with black coloured titles to the backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper with white coloured titles to the front panel and pink coloured titles to the backstrip. Black and white photograph of author to be rear dustwrapper panel. The biography of the Duchess of Windsor. From her early life in Baltimore to her two marriages and the momentous event when she met Prince Edward, later King Edward VIII. Telling of intrigue, political manipulation, personal pressures and of the eventual abdication and finally, marriage and exile, her story captivated, and still does, the Western world. Softening and rubbing to the backstrip and to the book corners. Browning to the textblock edges and the front fore edge is deckled. Offset tanning and browning to the endpapers and age toning to the internal text. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. Heavy creasing and some tears to the edges of the dustwrapper and there is heavy fading and rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. The only indication that this is a book club edition is notification to the lower right-hand corner of the dustwrapper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (8), 3-218 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; loyalty; Inventory No: 0113144.
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