Sotheby's London, UK september 11th - 19th 1997 First Edition Three volume set; complete in original attractive and protective slipcase. Volume I: 549 pages of text. Volume II: 541 pages of text. Volume III: 70 pages of text. Stiff paperback binding. Illustrated with hundreds of color photographs . A clean, tight and attractive copy of this publication.Near fine condition Sotheby's announces that it is postponing its auction of more than 40,000 objects belonging to Duke and Duchess of Windsor from couple's Paris home; announcement comes as Sotheby's experts are putting finishing touches on objects' installation in preparation for nine-day sale that was to begin at auction house's York Avenue headquarters on Sept 11; Sotheby's says decision was made in accord with wishes of Mohamed al-Fayed, owner of Windsors' villa and its contents, after death of Fayed's son Emad and Diana, Princess of Wales, in car crash in Paris Continuing Sothebys tradition as the world leader in high-profile sales, we are privileged to exhibit and offer the historic Collection of H.R.H. the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. The auction, which was postponed last September following the tragic deaths of Diana Princess of Wales and Mr. Dodi Fayed, the eldest son of Mr. Mohamed Al Fayed, owner of the contents of the Paris home of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, will be conducted over nine days from February 19th to the 27th. Proceeds from the auction, will now benefit the Dodi Fayed International Charitable Foundation, whose principal purpose will be to provide funds for causes supported by Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed during their lifetimes. The nine day public exhibition, which opened yesterday, recreates the Windsors Paris home in a memorable and elegant setting encompassing Sothebys exhibition galleries and imaginatively displays the almost 40,000 possessions of the Royal Couple who exemplified taste and fashion.

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