A Sermon Preach’d At The Coronation Of King George Ii And Queen Caroline In The Abbey-church Of Westminster, October 11. 1727.

CORONATIONS AND ROYAL EVENTS. POTTER, JOHN.

£175.00

Publisher

Printed by C. Ackers, for R. Knaplock at the Bishop's Head in St. Paul's Church-Yard.

Place

London

Date

1727

Synopsis

By the right reverend father in god, john, lord bishop of oxford. publishe'd by his majesty's special command. [2 chron. ix. 8].

Item Description

Small 4to. 6.5 x 8 inches. [ii] + 32 pp. Title page within two line frames. Half title. Running titles. Pamphlet later bound together in half maroon morocco over cream paper marbled boards, gilt, by G. F. Ayling, 239 Marylebone Rd. London N.W. (binder's label). Light wear to extremities and faint water staining on top outer edges throughout; otherwise a very good crisp bright copy. Early ink additions to title page and one margin note. Armourial bookplate of Alexander Meyrick Broadley, ex libris The Knapp Bradpole 1895. Decorated by headpiece vignette and by initial. Scarce copy of sermon preached at the Coronation of King George II and Queen Caroline in Westminster in 1727 by John Potter (C.1674-1737), Bishop of Oxford, 1715-37. A classical and theological scholar, Potter was Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Oxford from 1708 and Archbishop of Canterbury from 1737. The annotator has described it as 'A florid Sermon' on the title page. This copy was owned by Alexander Meyrick Broadley (1847-1916), barrister and book collector, of The Knapp, Bradpole, Dorset. (ESTC

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