The history of the coronation of the most high, most mighty, and most excellent monarch, James II. By the grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, defender of the faith, &c. and of his royal consort Queen Mary : solemnized in the collegiate church of St. Peter in the city of Westminster, on Thursday the 23 of April, being the festival of St. George, in the year of our Lord 1685. With an exact account of the several preparations in order thereunto, Their Majesties most splendid processions, and their royal and magnificent feast in Westminster-Hall. The vvhole work illustrated with sculptures. By His Majesties especial command /

by Francis Sandford Esq; Lancaster herald of arms

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Sandford, Francis, 1630-1694.
Other Authors: King, Gregory, 1648-1712.
Associated Name: Newcombe, Thomas (Printer)
Format: Book
Published: [London] : In the Savoy: printed by Thomas Newcomb, one of His Majesties printers, 1687.
Physical Description:[12], 135, [1] p., [57] leaves of plates : ill. (metal cuts) ; 46 cm (fol.)
Place of Publication:
England -- London.
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General note:"[Gregory King] was consulted about the coronation ... and was the principal author of the ... volume containing descriptions and splendid engravings of that ceremony ... though he allowed Francis Sandford to affix his name to the title-page" - DNB.
In this edition printer's name (Thomas Newcomb) is printed in red.
The plates consist of 28 double leaves and 1 single leaf.
Title page in red and black.
With a preliminary imprimatur leaf, signed: Norfolke & Marshall.
Citation / References note:ESTC, R22422
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), S652
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