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EDWARD VIII (1894-1972). King of Great Britain and Ireland etc. Abdicated in 1936.
Letter Signed ('Edward / Duke of Windsor'), to Gerald Hamilton, 1 page 4to with envelope, 4 Route du Champ d'Entrainement, Paris, 10 February 1964. Thanking him for his book 'Blood Royal', and telling him that he had read it.
'... You may like to know that I bought it recently in London and have enjoyed reding about my forebears and relations - most of them now passed on or relegated into obscurity. I have also learned more History.
 'I must now get "JACARANDA", the theme of which, not being either of the Establishment or "to the left", I am sure I will be in aggreement!
[sic]...'
Gerald Hamilton (c. 1888-1970) had published Blood Royal, an account of the haemophilia that had afflicted the relatives and descendants of Queen Victoria this year, 1964. Jacaranda, an account of a trip to South Africa, had appear in 1961.

Royal monogram in blue in the upper left hand corner; small nick in the upper margin; some slight wear, but in good condition. The envelope bears the autographs initial 'E' in the lower left.
[No: 25444]


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