[The Christening Procession of Prince Taffy] DOYLE Richard 1824-1883 Publisher: Publish Year: 0 Publish Place: Illustrator: DOYLE Richard Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 007578 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: Inscription: Unknown £1,000.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information Caricatures of royalty and others in the baptismal procession for the future King Edward VII. Uncommon. Bound without the pictorial wrappers, in contemporary quarter brown roan over marbled boards, twenty four hand coloured lithographed plates on twelve leaves depicting caricatures of royalty and court personalities in the christening procession of Edward VII (which took place on 25th January 1842), 24 hand coloured lithograph plates on 12 leaves, and contains 172 figures, [published by Forres of Piccadilly in 1842]. (222*127 mm). (Gamuchian 2256). An irreverent cartoon depiction of the procession of Queen and Consort, lords and ladies, guards, ministers, wet nurses, etc. to Westminster Abbey for the christening of the future Edward VII. The figures depicted include: Heralds; Beadle of the Chapel Royal; Choir of the Chapel Royal; The Arch-Bishop of Canterbury, with the Baptism Water; out of the Pordan; Bishops; Chaplains in Ordinary to Her Majesty; Her Majestys Private Organist, and Assistant. etc etc From the library of J.R. Abbey, with his ink annotation on rear pastedown (J.A. 3408./1939"). "