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ASHMOLE, Elias (1617--1692)
The entire ceremonies of the coronations of his majesty King Charles II. and of her majesty Queen Mary, consort to James II. As published by those learned heralds Ashmore and Sandford. With the prayers at full length. To which is prefix'd an introduction historical and critical; likewise an appendix, containing many curious particulars.
London: printed for W. Owen; L. Davis and C. Reymers; H. Chapelle; R. Davis; A. Chapelle; J. Walter; and C. Henderson, 1761.
viii, 50 p., [1] pl. ; 23.1 cm. (8°)

ESTC t142894.

Copy Notes The plate inscribed in pencil Bound up with several Curious Tracts £1-1-0. Traces of an ink inscription at the head of the title-plate, mostly cropped by the binder. Bound (2) with Remarks on Mr. Pope's Epistle of taste, 1751 (q.v.), W. Stukeley, An account of a Roman temple ... near Graham's Dike in Scotland, [1720] (q.v.), S. Boyce, The rover, or, happiness at last, 2nd ed., 1753 (q.v.), and T. Carte, The Irish massacre set in a clear light, 2nd ed., 1715 (q.v.). Bound at the front of the volume is an apparently extraneous plate formerly attributed to Hogarth under the title 'Taste, or Burlington Gate' (more fully described in the catalogue entry for the first work in the volume), suggesting a tentative identification with the item described as 'Taste, with frontispiece by Hogarth, and other Tracts. 4to' bought from T. & W. Boone for 14s. on 15 February 1831. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.7.15).

Binding C18th quarter sheep, gilt double-rule spine, marbled-paper boards, later black and red leather spine labels, numbered '18' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 4018


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