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The Illustrated London News: Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. 1953.

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A richly decorated compilation of articles and biographical details celebrating the Coronation of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II. The text is presented in sections under the following headings: The Crown and the Commonwealth by Sir Carlton Allen Q. C. The Ritual and Significance of the Coronation by Dr A.C. Don. Dean of Westminster. The Royal Ornaments and Their Meaning- a description of the regalia and robes used in previous coronations, by Martin R Holmes F.S.A. The History of the Speakers Coach; and Notes on the State Coach, by Adrian Brookeholding Jones. Elizabeth Our Queen: A Record of the Life of H. M. Queen Elizabeth the Second by Sir Charles Petrie Bt. Consort of Our Queen: H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh, by James Laver.

Published by The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd, in 1953. Dark blue softcover with gilt decoration and lettering to front, gilt decoration to back, approximately 10.25 x 14.5" tall. Copy includes 16 coloured plates: 594 portraits and illustrations in photogravure. Used but good condition with flight fading to gilt on cover and colour fade on spine and top of front cover. All pages in good, clean condition. Couple of pages folded at corner and s

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Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1953
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
68
Publisher:
The Illustrated London News
Royal/reign:
Queen Elizabeth II
To commemorate:
Coronation

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A richly decorated compilation of articles and biographical details celebrating the Coronation of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II. The text is presented in sections under the following headings: The Crown and the Commonwealth by Sir Carlton Allen Q. C. The Ritual and Significance of the Coronation by Dr A.C. Don. Dean of Westminster. The Royal Ornaments and Their Meaning- a description of the regalia and robes used in previous coronations, by Martin R Holmes F.S.A. The History of the Speakers Coach; and Notes on the State Coach, by Adrian Brookeholding Jones. Elizabeth Our Queen: A Record of the Life of H. M. Queen Elizabeth the Second by Sir Charles Petrie Bt. Consort of Our Queen: H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh, by James Laver.

Published by The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd, in 1953. Dark blue softcover with gilt decoration and lettering to front, gilt decoration to back, approximately 10.25 x 14.5" tall. Copy includes 16 coloured plates: 594 portraits and illustrations in photogravure. Used but good condition with flight fading to gilt on cover and colour fade on spine and top of front cover. All pages in good, clean condition. Couple of pages folded at corner and s

Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1953
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
68
Publisher:
The Illustrated London News
Royal/reign:
Queen Elizabeth II
To commemorate:
Coronation

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