May 05, 2016 - Sale 2413

Sale 2413 - Lot 86

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
INSCRIBED DAYS AFTER THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF PRINCE ALBERT'S DEATH VICTORIA; QUEEN OF ENGLAND. The Principal Speeches and Addresses of His Royal Highness The Prince Consort. Inscribed and Signed, "His [the Prince's] brokenhearted / Widow / VictoriaReg," to former Prime Minister of Belgium Sylvain Van de Weyer, on front blank. With a letter by the Queen's personal attendant Lady Augusta Bruce, forwarding the book, bound in. 8vo, gilt-stamped calf, rubbing to edges; moderate foxing to prelims including inscription page, Cecil Woodham-Smith's bookplate on page facing inscription, front hinge cracked; clamshell box. London, 1862; inscription: "Osborne" [East Cowes], 29 December 1862

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"To M. Van de Weyer / In recollection / of / the sincere friendship / which existed for so / many years between / him & the beloved / Prince."