The Duke & Duchess of Windsor Society Quarterly Journal Issue 2 2008: SPECIAL COLLECTOR'S LIMITED EDITION (numbered).
Gaulding, Mark (publisher).
Place Published: Palm Desert, CA:
Date Published: 2008.
Description: Duke & Duchess of Windsor Society Journal--Back Issue 2/2008. A 56 page four color spiral bound news journal. THIS IS THE EXACT SAME ISSUE AS THE SPECIAL COLLECTOR'S EDITION but it contains a special treatment for the cover and an extra page that is numbered. This SPECIAL COLLECTOR'S LIMITED EDITION was limited to only 150 copies. The Duke and Duchess of Windsor Society is an exclusive Society of individuals interested in Wallis and Edward ("WE"). Membership in this "almost cultish" group allows you to participate by sharing your own WE interest and collection with other like-minded individuals throughout the world. The Society was founded over twenty years ago. This organization is founded upon member participation and interest, which is collectively focused in a quarterly journal. Throughout the years it's members have visited and reported on tours of exclusive WE-sites, such as Frogmore, The Mill, among others. Join us for future exciting visits to Windsor haunts around the world or read about the couple's many contributions to fashion, food, entertainment and design. Perhaps you'll be the one who is reporting! Routine columns in the news journal include: WE: biblio-wise a review of books and other media by members; Ask Wallis a humorous fictional Duchess of Windsor advise column; WE: errata a forum for Windsor truths to report intentional (an otherwise) errors in the media by Society members; WE: le collezioni an interview with and look at the collection of featured Society members; WE: cuisine-wise features recipes or excerpts from books related to the Windsor's and food; WE: Sightings features clippings from members of Duke & Duchess of Windsor sightings in the media (newspapers, magazines, films, books, etc); ebay Auction Sightings a review of the Duke & Duchess of Windsor auction market highlighting specific items; WE: excerpts reviewing Duke & Duchess reminiscenses from books, magazines, etc.; Society member news. This issue includes: "COVER: Artist and Society Member, Susan Brucks (CA), created this spectacular painting for our cover which depicts the Prince of Wales Coat of Arms Banner which hung in the entrance hall of the Bois villa .The original artwork was commissioned for thisSpecial Collector's Edition of the journal. The painting is pen, ink and watercolor on paper. The painting is a reproduction of the Prince of Wales' Coat of Arms banner that hung in the Bois de Bolougne house and that was sold at the Sotheby's auction. The painting is shown on the cover as it hung from the Windsor's entrance hall; Editor's Column: A review of this issue as well as topical commentary on current stories that are in the headlines; INTRODUCTION to Special Collector's Edition: Edward, Prince of Wales by Mark Gaulding (CA)--A special introduction to this Special Collector's Edition of the Society Journal which focuses on the accomplishments of Edward, Prince of Wales; COVER ART STORY by Mark Gaulding (CA)/Sue Brucks (CA). We talk with artist Sue Brucks about her painting which was commissioned for use as the cover art for this Special Collector's Edition; Duke & Duchess of Windsor Society: Member Profile: John Buckingham (UK). An interview with Society Member John Buckingham (UK) and a look at his extensive collection of Prince of Wales, King Edward VIII and the Duke of Windsor ephemera and collectables; Edward, Prince of Wales: A Soldier & A Patriot by Mark Gaulding (CA). A brief overview of Edward's military career before and during Worldf War I with black & white photos; Edward & The Grenadier Guards by Michael Botsko (CA). Society Member Michael Botsko (CA) shares his interest in the Prince of Wales' Grandier Guards experience and a recent acquisition for his WE collection which was a dream come true; Edward, Prince of Wales: Global Ambassador/First Global Superstar by Mark Gaulding (CA). A brief overview of Edward's Official Global Tours including a map of his four official World and other "unofficial" tours. Includes black & white photos and interesting periodical excerpts from that time; Edward, Prince of Wales: Sportsman/Hunter/Adventurer by Mark Gaulding (CA). A brief overview of Edward's sporting and hunting interests with black & white photos and interesting periodical excerpts from that time; Edward, Prince of Wales: Patron--The Prince & the Padre by Steve Smith. A short history of the charitable organization, Toc H, and its royal patron. Also an overview of Talbot House in Poperinge Belgium; WE excerpts Fred Astaire: His Friends Talk . Prince of Wales related excerpts from this book by Sara Giles; Edward: Fashion Icon of the 20th Century PART ONE by Mark Gaulding (CA); An indepth study of his sartorial influence by "etutee" and Michael Alden of thelondonlounge.net, a website dedicated to the art and practice of bespoke tailoring. Illustrated with drawings and photos and numerous excerpts from Apparel Arts 1933 magazine; WE bilio-wise by Mark Gaulding (CA). A review of The King & Mrs. Simpson, a new biography about the abdication by author and new Society member, Erin Frances Schulz (MA); WE bilio-wise by Mark Gaulding (CA)/Erin Frances Schulz (MA). An interview with new Society member, Erin Francis Schulz (MA) and author of the new WE biography, The King & Mrs. Simpson; Jewelry of the Duchess of Windsor: Elegant Note Card SeriesMark Gaulding (CA). The ink drawings of Palm Springs artist and Society Member, Sue Brucks, are now available in note cards for sale by JMVintage. The note cards feature 10 pieces of Wallis jewelry. All gemstones are in color. Includes description on the back of the card of the piece; WE: cuisine-wise by June Gaulding (CA). "Dining with the Prince of Wales' is the topic of this column's WE: cuisine-wise with recipes from English Royal Cookbook by Elizabeth Craig; WE Sightings by Society Members. Includes Wallis & Edward excerpts from Elle Magazine, Classic Style Magazine Summer 2008, Vanity Fair August 2008 where Bette Midler is quoted as responding to the "Proust" question: "Which historical figure do you most identify with?" Ms. M's response: 'Wallis Simpson....'; Washingtonian Magazine; Time Magazine, Town & Country Magazine; ebay auction sightings. A comprehensive review of recent ebay auction results for Duke & Duchess of Windsor-related items; New Members/Member News/For Sale. 1st Duke & Duchess of Windsor Society Member Conference originally scheduled for 10/08 is rescheduled for 10/09; Upcoming Regional Member luncheons are planned for Fall/Winter 2008/2009; The Official Duke & Duchess of Windsor Select Bibliography is currently being created by Society member, author and librarian, India Edghill (NY). Once completed, the bibliography, which will include WE related books, magazines, videos, newscasts, films, and other ephemera will be available on the website. Members and visitors to the website will be able to view the Bibliography. Eventually the Bibliography will include Society Members ratings/reviews. FOR SALE: Duke & Duchess of Windsor related scrapbook for sale by Anthony Bird via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via telephone at 39+0421 230 104. Price US$400 (includes shipping.) " BACKISSUE22008Edition: Limited ed (numbered)
Book Id: 17488