[with:] Six autograph letters signed by Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, on his health and that of his wife, his travel plans, and refusing to go to a ball ("...the Queen would be certain to hear of it..."), 19 pages, 8vo, Balmoral , Windsor Castle, and Osborne, 1877-1882 (where dated); eight letters by Queen Victoria's children (Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, and Princess Louise (2)) and grandchildren (Prince Charles Edward, 2nd Duke of Albany, Princess Alice, Princess Victoria of Hesse, Princess Irene of Hesse, Princess Helen), to Royle or his wife; autograph instructions signed by Sir William Jenner, Physician-extraordinary to Queen Victoria, on Royle's appointment to serve Prince Leopold, and an autograph letter signed by Jenner to Royle informing him that the Queen does not consider Leopold fit to attend Royle's wedding and warning "Her Majesty evidently does not think your reports very satisfactory", 5 pages, 8vo, -1880 (altogether 18 items, also including a copy of a letter to Leopold and cut signature of George II), some creasing
[also with:] Queen Victoria, Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands, From 1848 to 1861...Illustrated Edition. Smith, Elder, and Co, 1868, inscribed on the half title ("To Arnold Royle Esq from Victoria RI Balmoral Sept: 30 1880"); silver gilt christening cup by F.B. Thomas & Co., 1881, inscribed ("To Leopold Victor Arnold Royle from his Godfather Leopold Duke of Albany May 11 1882"), in its original hinged blue box
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