Chapters on Coronations: Comprising Their origin, Nature, and History; etc.
London, John W. Parker, 1838. Small octavo. Pp. viii, 215, (8) publisher's catalogue. Plus 6 engraved plates including frontispiece, one double-page. Plus engraved title-page. With engraved illustrations to the text. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's dark-blue full cloth, large crown embossed in gilt on both covers, gilt spine, blind ornaments; spine bit worn. In a very good condition.
¶ ~ First edition. From the library of C. P. Mulder, renowned collector and international heraldry authority, with his charming armorial bookplate,'Nil Desperandum'. For a complete catalogue of Mulder's library, from which we offer a considerable number of items, see: C. P. Mulder: 'Catalogue of Works on Orders, Decorations and Medals in the Library of C. P. Mulder' (Rotterdam, 1988). See also: C. P. Mulder & A. A. Purves: 'Bibliography of Orders and Decorations' (Copenhagen, 1999).
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