[MAUROIS, Andre] Disraeli: A Picture of the Victorian Age Signed George R. I.
MAUROIS, Andre] Disraeli: A Picture of the Victorian Age
Signed George [V] R. I. & Mary R; 1927
Rare Signed Book, Disraeli: A Picture of the Victorian Age by Andre Maurois and translated from French by Hamish Miles. London, John Land, The Bodley Head Ltd., 1927. Front-piece illustration of Disraeli. Signed on the front end-paper “The Revd. A Fuller / from / George R. I. / Christmas 1927”, and by “Mary R.” Each has boldly signed with a paragraph. Some foxing and age-toning, spine sunned, otherwise very good. Good association copy. Very unusual.
King of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Emperor of India and his Queen consort; became heir apparent upon the death of his elder brother Albert Victor; created Duke of York in 1892; and Prince of Wales upon his father’s accession to the throne in 1901; succeeded to the throne as King in 1910; first monarch of the royal family to the designation House of Windsor.