A King's Story: The Memoirs of H.R.H. the Duke of Windsor K.G. by The Duke of Windsor

Published 1951: First Edition / Hardcover / Good Condition / Illustrated throughout

Original maroon embossed cloth no jacket. 440 clean pages, speckled endpapers. Slight fading on boards consistent with age.

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Written in 1951, this is the autobiography of the late Duke of Windsor - great grandson of Queen Victoria, grandson of Edward VII, son of George V, and cousin of the German Emperor and the Czar of Russia. The book tells the story of the future king's early youth at Sandringham, his years at Naval School on the Isle of Wight, at Magdalen College, Oxford, in the army in World War I, and his tours of Canada, India, Australia, and New Zealand. Eventually he becomes king, on the death of his father. He defies the wishes of Stanley Baldwin, the Prime Minister, when he insists on marrying Wallis Simpson, the future Duchess of Windsor. The book features his abdication, and his marriage.

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