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Title Some stirring relics of English history.

Published [England] : [Leyland Motors Ltd.?], [1935?]

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail SpC/ER  55D    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description 1 portfolio : facsimiles ; 32 cm
Notes Each facsim. mounted on green tinted leaf enclosed in gold border; descriptive letterpress on verso of preceding leaf.
"The following documents, evoking memorable episodes of the past, have been collected together in honour of the Coronation of His Majesty King George VI whose accession to the throne opens a new chapter in Britain's eventful history."
Contents Lady Jane Grey announces her accession to the throne of England -- Sir Philip Sidney's last letter -- Signature of Guy Fawkes under torture -- Cromwell's report on the Battle of Naseby -- Charles I informs his sister of the birth of a son and heir -- A prophecy by John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough -- Nelson's unfinished letter -- The Duke of Wellington informs a French general of the victory of Waterloo -- Napoleon's appeal to England.
Notes Title in red and black.
Local note SpC ER copy has bookplate of [Orde] Poynton.
Subject Autographs.
Manuscripts -- Facsimiles.
Autographs -- England -- Facsimiles.
Great Britain -- History -- Sources.
Local donor Poynton, Orde Donor.