The Current Auction Is Open For Bidding
Home |Sitemap|Contact Us| Past Auctions  
 How to Bid   Register to Bid   Auctions   Consign   About US   Featured Lots 
If you don't have a Bidder Number, register now to bid!
back button 30 Minute Rule Begins on the Evening of September 13 at 7 PM ET
Item   Title MB Now at Next bid Bids New bid Max bid  
23   Queen Victoria Signed Book Inscribed to Marquess of Lorne  $200 Unopened $200 0 You must login to place a bid.

#23 - Queen Victoria Signed Book Inscribed to Marquess of Lorne

click to enlarge

click to enlarge

Mouse Over to Zoom/Click to Enlarge

Inscribed to her majesty's son-in-law, the Marquess of Lorne
Description                           Estimate: $2,000+          

Signed book: Windsor: A Description of the Castle, Park, Town and Neighbourhood. London: Seeley & Co., 1886. Hardcover, 10.5 x 14, 91 pages. Signed and inscribed on a free end page in ink to her son-in-law, "To dear Lorne, from his affectionate Mama, V. R. I., Christmas 1885." An ownership inscription in pencil on the first free end page notes, "Bought at Sotheby's sale Feb 23, 1948 of the Duke of Kent's books. Lot 172." Autographic condition: fine, with light foxing and staining to the beginning pages, including the signed page; interior pages are generally clean. Book condition: VG/None, with edgewear to boards and corners. The recipient, John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, Marquess of Lorne, was the husband of Victoria's daughter Princess Louise; he served as the governor general of Canada from 1878 to 1883. A significant association copy.

This item is Pre-Certified!
Purchase a third-party full letter of authenticity for $50.
No extra postage and no long delays!
Click here if you are interested.

back button
Help links  
Learn more about our autograph authentication experts...
Buyer's Premium   The Bidder acknowledges and agrees that a 22.5% buyer’s premium will be added to the hammer price on all individual Timed Auction lots. For additional information view our complete terms and conditions.
Your bid is a contract  Placing a bid online means you agree to abide by the terms and conditions listed by RRAuction.
Payment methods accepted  Money Order, Cashier's Check, Personal Check, or Wire Transfer.
Payment for items won in auction 508 is due by Monday, September 25th unless prior arrangements have been made. Late payment may result in suspension of your bidding privileges.
Condition An item’s general condition is rated on an ascending scale of 1 to 4: good, very good, fine, very fine. Additional specific details that would not be obvious from the illustration, if any, are mentioned in the description.
Further descriptions You can call us or email us if you'd like us to answer questions about these items.