FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, small 4to. hardback with dust jacket. 469pp, indexed, illustrated in colour and b/w. Presentation inscription and signatures of Authors to title page. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. Small mark to front cover, spine very slightly faded. Overall VG/VG. (SHELF 130) ISBN: 1902040201.
1999. Spink. First. Inscription by Peter Begent. Hard Cover. Book-VG+. DJ-VG, protective covered. 11x9. 469pp. Some colour & b/w photos & illus, illus endpapers. The Order of the Garter was founded by King Edward III in about 1348, and this is a comprehensive survey of the history of the Order from its inception to modern times. Marking the 650th anniversary of the first Garter Feast in 1349, it includes a list of all those appointed to the Order between 1348 and 1998, and sheds light on the origins and duties of the Officers of the Order.
Quarto in cloth with DJ. VG/VG+. Slight edge and shelf wear to DJ. Binding is solid and interior of book is like new. Boards are slightly bowed. Book contains numerous color and black and white photos. 469pp. Shelved front table; DJ spine is pictorial with white text in orange box; please contact us for shipping costs. Dupont.
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