SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE. GEORGE V. ~ The Form and Order of the Service that is to be Performed and of the Ceremonies that are to be Observed in The Coronation of Their Majesties King George V and Queen Mary in the Abbey Church of S. Peter, Westminster, on Thursday, the 22nd Day of June, 1911. With the music that is to be sung, edited by Sir Frederick Bridge.
No.101 of only 150 copies. Printed in red and black throughout. The music and the liturgy are printed in full on japanese vellum. Sm. 4to., original elaborated binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe of full red morocco with regal, armorial design stamped on both covers in gilt, gilt borders and lettering to spine, small GR V tool on turnins, all edges gilt. A very attractive copy with rubbing to the joints and very slight darkening to the spine.
A remarkable and elaborate printing of the Coronation Service with all the music including Parry’s “I Was Glad”, Handel’s “Zadok the Priest”, Purcell’s ‘Let my prayer come up’ Frederick Bridge’s ‘Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous’, Elgar’s ‘O hearken Thou’ and Stanford’s ‘Gloria in Excelsis’.