11-17-2013 11-17-2013
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November 17, 2013 11:00AMCalender
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George IV, King of Great Britain (1762-1830); Alexander I, Emperor of Russia (1777-1825); and Frederick William III, King of Prussia (1

 
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2687B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 17, 2013 11:00AM

Description:

George IV, King of Great Britain (1762-1830); Alexander I, Emperor of Russia (1777-1825); and Frederick William III, King of Prussia (1770-1840) An Account of the Visit of His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, with their Imperial and Royal Majesties, the Emperor of all the Russias and the King of Prussia to the Corporation of London, in June 1814. London: Nichols & Son and Bentley, 1814.
Folio, with hand-colored frontispiece, and a double-page plate depicting the positions of the tables set up in Guildhall for the aforementioned event; [bound with] An Account of the Entertainment for July 9th [and July 14th]
, London: Nichols & Son and Bentley, [1815], bound in diced russia, both boards detached, lacking the spine, preliminaries loose or detached, housed in a modern cloth clamshell box.
This historic visit of the Coalition Allied leaders to London followed the defeat of France and Napoleon Bonaparte in April of 1814. State visits were made at this time, to celebrate the peace, before the leaders began the difficult work of the Congress of Vienna, which met from September 1814 until June 1815.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

London, Emperor, Frederick William III, King of Prussia, George IV, United Kingdom, Royal Majesties, Napoleon Bonaparte, France, Congress