Splendid Occasions in English History 1520 - 1947 (by Ifan Kyrle Fletcher). 12 superb full colour and 66 monochrome illustrations. Condition: Good - No Dust Jacket. Some wear. Inscription inside front cover.
A collection of wonderful early photographs and illustrations charting the recent history of England, and focusing especially on famous occasions that were noted in historical importance and a moment of celebration. Chosen as symbols of the rich procession of festivity with which English history is thronged, and laid out in a wonderfully large format.
List of Occasions;
The Field Of The Cloth Of Gold, 1520
The Progress Of Queen Elizabeth, 1558-1603
The Wedding Of Princess Elizabeth and Count Frederick, 1613
The Restoration, Coronation and Wedding of Charles II, 1660-1-2
The Creation Of The Most Honourable Order Of The Bath, 1725
The Shakespeare Jubilee, Stratford-on-Avon, 1769
The Coronation of George IV, 1821
The Funerals Of Nelson , 1806, and Wellington, 1852
The Visit of Louias-Philippe, King of the French, to Queen Victoria, 1844
The Opening Of The Great Exhibition, 1851
The Wedding of the Prince of Wales and Princess Alexandra, 1863
The Wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, 1947