A Collection of Anthems used in His Majesty's Chapel Royal,
and most Cathdedral Churches in England and Ireland.
First edition; 8vo (180 x 112 mm); red box-rules throughout, woodcut initials, head and tailpieces, toning, closed tear in L1; contemporary red goatskin for the Chapel Royal at St James's, spine gilt in compartments with crescent and flower devices, covers gilt with elaborate centrepieces (front and back) containing cipher of George III and text 'Chapel Royal, St James's', outer frames composed of twin fillets enclosing stylised roll, and decorative corner-pieces incorporating royal crown, all edges gilt, a few marks to boards, extremities rubbed but gilt bright and the whole with a very appealing, unrestored patina.
Foot, Henry Davis Catalogue, II, no. 167.