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SANDFORD. THE HISTORY OF THE CORONATION OF... JAMES II, 1687

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  • The History of the Coronation of... James II... and of his Royal Consort Queen Mary. London: Thomas Newcomb, 1687
FIRST EDITION, LARGE PAPER COPY, folio (480 x 310mm.), ruled in red throughout, imprimatur leaf at beginning, title printed in red and black with engraved arms, 30 engraved plates, all but one double-page, WITH AN ADDITIONAL PLATE at end "The proceeding to the coronation of their majesties King James and Queen Mary from Westm.r Hall to Westm.r Abbey 11 Apr. 1689" by Samuel Moore, engraved illustrations, head-pieces and initials, contemporary red morocco panelled and decorated in gilt, gilt edges, decorated coloured and gilt endpapers, modern folding cloth box, some splits along centrefold of plates, occasional offsetting of red rules, binding slightly rubbed, joints split (upper cover almost detached), spine worn at head and foot
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