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Coronation of Charles II. (London: 1661)
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The Entertainment of his most excellent majestie Charles II, in his passage through the city of London to his coronation: containing an exact accompt of the whole solemnity; the Triumphal Arches, and Cavalcade, delineated in Sculpture; the Speeches and Impresses illustrated from antiquity. (London, 1662)
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  Title_page
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  Privilege
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  Dedication From Ogilby to Charles.
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  Illustration The cavalcade passing through London.
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  Illustration The cavalcade continued.
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  Illustration Cavalcade continued.
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  Illustration Cavalcade continued.
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  Illustration Cavalcade continued.
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  Triumphal_Arch
Section 'His Majesties Entertainments Passing through the City of London...'. This section begins with a discussion of the classical origins of the triumphal arch.
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  Illustration
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  Section 'The first ARCH'. Description of the iconography, inscriptions and statues.
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  Illustration Trophies of war from classical times.
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  Illustration Small engraving of a coin of the Emperor Philippus.
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  Illustration Of medals of the Emperors Trajan and Hadrian.
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  Illustration More coins, with the inscription ADVENTUS AUGUSTI.
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  Illustration Trophies of war from classical times.
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  Illustration Coin of the Emperor Claudius.
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  Illustration Coin of the Emperor Augustus.
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  Illustration Coin of L. Valerius.
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  Inscription One of the Latin inscriptions to Charles II.
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  Illustration Coins of Antonius Pius and L. Verus.
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  Illustration The second arch at the Exchange in Cornhill. Naval theme.
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  Section 'The Second Arch'.
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  Illustration Coins with the river Danube of the Emperors Trajan and Constantine.
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  Poem Citation of Michael Drayton's Polyolbion.
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  Illustration Coin of the Emperor Quintillus, with Pacifer.
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  Poem Another quote from Drayton.
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  Illustration Coins from Vespasian and Titus with palm trees.
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  Illustration Coins with olive branches.
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  Illustration Coins of Neptune and seahorses.
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  Illustration The third arch near Wood St, on the theme of the Temple of Concord.
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  Section 'THE THIRD ARCH'.
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  Illustration Coins representing the dissension of Rome, with division into faction of Augustus and Anthony.
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  Illustration Coin of Concord with the face of Octavia.
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  Illustration Coin of Caesar Augustus.
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  Illustration Coins.
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  Illustration Coin of Agrippa.
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  Illustration Coin with crown of oak and laurel.
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  Illustration Coin.
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  Song Concord, Love and Truth sing.
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  Illustration The fourth arch at Whitefriars, representing the Garden of Plenty.
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  Section Explanation of the arch, with inscriptions etc.
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  Illustration Coins of Augustus and Galienus etc.
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  Illustration Coin of the temple of Janus.
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  Illustration Coin with crown of ivy.
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  Illustration Coin of a chariot drawn by serpents.
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  Illustration God Mercury procuring a storm at the behest of the Egyptian magician Arnuphis.
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  Section 'A Brief Narrative of his Majesties Solemn Coronation....'.
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  Section 'The PROCEEDING to the CORONATION was in this following Order'.
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  Illustration To the coronation.
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  Illustration Engraving of Westminster Abbey, with the ceremony taking place.
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  Illustration Commemorative medals of the coronation.
Festival details

Festival:
Coronation of Charles II.

Date:
1661

City:
London

Participants:
Charles II (1630-1685), King of England and Scotland

Dynasty:
Stuart
Book details

Title:
The Entertainment of his most excellent majestie Charles II, in his passage through the city of London to his coronation: containing an exact accompt of the whole solemnity; the Triumphal Arches, and Cavalcade, delineated in Sculpture; the Speeches and Impresses illustrated from antiquity.

Names:
Ogilby, John (Author)
Hollar, Wenceslas (Engraver)
Loggan, D. (Engraver)
Roycroft, Thomas (Printer)

Published:
London, 1662

Shelfmark:
C.77.i.1

Dedicated to:
Charles II, King of England and Scotland

Format:
230 pp. Folio Numerous engravings of antique coins, plus 11 full page or double-page engravings.

References:
Watanabe No. 2577

Binding:
Brown leather with gold tooling.
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