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Auktion: Natural History, Travel, Atlases and Maps
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PRINCESS ALICE. PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE FIRST BRITISH ROYAL VISIT TO SAUDI ARABIA, 1938, COMPILED BY LORD FREDERICK CAMBRIDGE

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Schätzpreis: 50.000 £ - 70.000 £
ca. 77.185 $ - 108.059 $
Zuschlagspreis:  61.250 £
ca. 94.551 $
Los-Nr. 113, Aufrufe: 95

Saudi Arabia--HRH Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone and The Earl of Athlone-- ALBUM OF PHOTOGRAPHS RECORDING THE FIRST BRITISH ROYAL VISIT TO THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA AND BAHRAIN IN 1938. Oblong folio (265 x 385mm.), 305 photographs (average 85 x 135mm., or the reverse; a few smaller or larger), mounted recto and verso on cream card, generally two to five photographs to a side, a very few captioned in pencil on the mount, coloured map of Arabia mounted at beginning, 4 newspaper cuttings from The Times pasted in (dated 5 February to 7 March) regarding the Royal visit to Arabia, printed report pasted in: "Visit of Her Royal Highness Princess Alice and the Earl of Athlone to Saudi Arabia" by Sir Reader Bullard dated 21 March 1938 and with Lord Frederick Cambridge's name in blue ink at head, memorial service sheet "To the beloved memory of Frederick Charles Edward Cambridge and John Henry George Earl of Erne, killed in action May 1940, Badminton, 14 June 1940" (4pp.) loosely inserted, contemporary green buckram, preserved within a modern clamshell case, a few minor marks to binding

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Auktionshaus: Sotheby's
Titel: Natural History, Travel, Atlases and Maps
Auktionsdatum: 07.05.2009
Adresse: Sotheby's
London