May 9 1937 pamphlet for service on Sunday before Coronation of King George V1,
Published by 'The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge Northumberland Avenue London 1937'
Contains prayers, hymns, and readings.
Mild creasing, light toning.
19.5 x 12.5 cm
The coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth as King and Queen of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth and as Emperor and Empress of India took place at Westminster Abbey, London, on 12 May 1937. King George ascended the throne upon the abdication of his brother, King Edward VIII, on 11 December 1936, three days before his 41st birthday. Edward's coronation had been planned for 12 May 1937 and it was decided to continue with his brother and sister-in-law's coronation on the same date.