Lot 293: Signed book: Biography of His Royal Highness the Prince Consort. First edition. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1866. Hardcover, 6 x 9, 469 pages, illustrated with four tipped-in photographs and an engraved frontispiece. Signed and inscribed on a free end page in black ink, "To Dr. Jenner, In remembrance of the beloved Prince Consort, from Victoria R., Balmoral, May 24, 1867." In very good condition, with diagonal creases to the left side (passing through part of the inscription) and mild foxing to the free end pages. Sir William Jenner was Queen Victoria's personal physician and attended Prince Albert during his final illness.
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