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1 Hough, Richard (selected and with a Commentary by) Advice to a Grand-daughter - Letters from Queen Victoria to Princess Victoria of Hesse
London Heinemann 1975 0434348619 / 9780434348619 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Gold title on blue cloth boards which have a touch of wear to top and lower edges with some minor marks to front. Internally there is a small inscription to front pastedown else very clean, tight and unmarked. A Very Good+ copy. Dustjacket has fading to spine and is not price clipped. 24 illustrations. Genealogical chart of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. These letters were only discovered in the 1970's at Broadlands, the home of Princess Victoria's younger son, the Earl Mountbatten of Burma. These letters bring new light to bear on major world and minor domestic events, from the crisis with the Prussian court in 1888 to the Queen's agonized concern for her haemophilic children and grandchildren, from the assassination of the Tsar of Russia to her stalwart but fruitless efforts to persuade Princess's Victoria's sister to marry the eldest son of the Prince of Wales. Lord Mountbatten's elder daughter, Lady Brabourne, has provided a fascinating introduction. **** NOT EX LIBRARY **** **** NOT READERS UNION BOOK CLUB **** 
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2 Hough, Richard Former Naval Person - Churchill and the Wars at Sea
London Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1985 0297787063 / 9780297787068 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
A Fine unmarked copy with no inscriptions with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. vii + 244 pages. 39 illustrations. 2 maps. Although essentially an army man, with a soldiering past and a military ancestry, itwas the Admiralty rather than the War Office which first claimed Winston Churchill in 1911. The regular army was a puny service by contrast with the mighty navy, and at the age of 36 Churchill began a relationship which lasted through peace and war almost until his death. 
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3 Hough, Richard Mountbatten - Hero of Our Time
London Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1980 0297778056 / 9780297778059 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which ha a protective cover. The first full length biography of Lord Mountbatten by an author who travelled with him far and wide and interviewed many members of the Royal Family. The last godson of Queen Victoria, he lost his title at age 17 and later married Edwina Ashley a millionairess. Numerous photographs and genealogical charts to endpapers.l 
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