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ROYAL BANQUETS.:
REPORTS RELATING TO THE ENTERTAINMENT OF HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN IN THE GUILDHALL OF THE CITY OF LONDON ON LORD MAYOR'S DAY 1837.
London, printed by Arthur Taylor, 1838.. FIRST EDITION 1838. Tall 4to, approximately 395 x 255 mm, 15½ x 10 inches, title page printed in red and black with small coat of arms, 11 full page plates including 2 folding (large folding plate of table layout with pale brown tint to table, folding page of guests), 4 plates of invitations each with 2 images, 2 tinted yellow and 2 tinted blue, plus 2 menus with green floral borders, 1 illustration in the text, 5 coats of arms as headpieces, plus 4 other headpieces. Pages: [4], [1-5]. 6-35, [1], [5]-7, [5] 6-41, [8], 50-79, [3], original publisher's pebbled cloth, gilt lettering to spine, blind decoration to covers, pale yellow endpapers, page edges untrimmed. Spine relaid with loss to head and tail, with new cloth showing, gilt lettering rubbed and dull, covers have uneven light fading and darkening plus a few small dark marks, wear to corners and shelf wear to edges of covers, 2 outer blank margins have small closed tears neatly repaired and have a small area which is crinkled, neither affecting text, blank endpapers very lightly foxed, light foxing to engraved plate of medal, offsetting from tinted plates onto facing blanks, occasional light foxing and age-browning, plus a few dusty marks, otherwise a very good tight clean copy. Covers the state procession, carriages, Yeomen of the Guard etc., banquet, list of performers, tickets, general abstract of bills for wines, food, fittings, parties etc, ' The following quantities of wine were provided, of the finest quality we could procure: Port, Sherry, Madeira, Claret, Burgundy, Hoc … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton [United Kingdom]
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