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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber A73852

Author Hammond, Canon illustrated by Muriel F.L. Hammond
Title HOW AND WHY OUR KING [Edward VII] WILL BE CROWNED
PlacePub London
Publisher Skeffington & Son Publishers to His Majesty the King
Date 1902
Illustrations Photos by Gunn & Stuart illustrations by Muriel F.L. Hammond.
Description 195x130mm paper cover which is also titlepage 16pp. Staples a bit rusty and slight tanning to paper. Page 16 is the last page of text but also the back cover. *"King Edward the Seventh, who, if all goes well, is to be crowned as King on Thursday, the 26th of June, will have on that day well-nigh four hundred millions of men as his subjects - not far short of one-fourth of the world's population .." - so this begins, but in fact the coronation was postponed to 9 August 1902 because Edward VII had to have one of the first successful operations for appendicitis. Step-by-step explanation of the regalia, its uses, the meaning and also the music with composer/lyrics given. Photos to cover of King Edward & Queen Alexandra. Scarce.
Booknumber A73852
Price Price: GBP 10.00 or USD 13.00
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