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An Authentic History of the Coronation of His Majesty, King George the Fourth

With A Full and Authentic Account of that August Solemnity;

An Accounr of All The Interesting Proceedings;

The Adjudication of the Court of Claims;

With an Historical Account of the Origin of the Court;

A Full and Original Detail of the Regalia,

And other Important Particulars Connected with That Magnificent Ceremony

By Robert Huish

1821 - London - J. Robins and Co.

8" by 5.5"; (iv) 314pp.

 

DETAILS

An extremely scarce record of the coronation of George IV.

With engraved frontispiece and five other plates.

George's coronation was a magnificent and expensive affair, costing about 243,000 (approximately 18,994,000 as of 2012; for comparison, his father's coronation had only cost about 10,000, equal to 1,457,000 today). Despite the enormous cost, it was a popular event.

CONDITION

In a half-calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, sound, though with some rubbing. Front hinge slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Ink signature to recto of front free-endpaper. Pages are bright, though with some scattered spotting throughout. Overall: GOOD.

 


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