The History of the Coronation of the Most High, Most Mighty, and Most Excellent Monarch, James II...and of his Royal Consort Queen Mary

Engraved by Samuel Moore (English, active late 17th century), Engraved by William Sherwin (English, about 1645–1711), Engraved by Nicholas Yeates (English, 17th century)

Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Wing S652; Watanabe 2593


Overall: 43.8 x 29.2 x 4.2 cm (17 1/4 x 11 1/2 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 30 large engravings and numerous engraved initials and decorations

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(London: Thomas Newcomb, 1687) Folio; 74 leaves, plus 30 folding plates; eighteenth[?]-century spotted brown calf (rebacked).

Illustrations of festivities associated with royal coronation: processions, coronation ceremony, banquet, fireworks.

London: Thomas Newcomb, 1687


Sir Joseph Radcliffe; acquired in Lewes, Sussex, about 1985 by Malcolm Rogers, by whom given to MFA, December 13, 2005 [January 25, 2006].

Credit Line

Gift of Malcolm Rogers in honor of Arthur and the late Charlotte Vershbow