Lot 28: King Edward VII Signed Book

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2017-09-11 10:18:17

Lot 28

Signed book: The Encyclopaedia of Sport, Vols. I and II. London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1897–1898. Leatherbound hardcover, 8 x 10.75. Signed and inscribed on a free end page of Volume I in black ink to Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein, "For Christian, from his affect. brother in law, Albert Edward, Xmas - 1899." Both volumes bear Prince Christian's armorial bookplate affixed to the front pastedown. In fine condition, with scattered light foxing. Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein (1831–1917) was the husband of King Edward's sister Princess Helena.

Estimate: $500-$700

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