Milton, Roger: THE ENGLISH CEREMONIAL BOOK : A History of Robes, Insignia and Ceremonies Still in Use in England
Book Number: 010269
David & Charles Newton Abbot, Devon, England 1972 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 216pp., 8 pages of colour-art illustrations, plus b/white line illustrations by Philip Mugford. Book clean. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards trivially bumped on lower corner of front panel. Foxing flecks to text-block head, plus several faint foxing spots to pages, else leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased, mildly edge-tanned on reverse. This book provides the background knowledge necessary to understand the significance of the pageantry and symbolism which attend so many English institutions and customs . . . Includes Short Bibliography, and Index. Book weight approx. 518g.