Lot 14

Illuminated Address

Illuminated Address To John Kellitt Esq., J.P., C.C., from the Members of the Liverpool and District Grocers and Provision Dealers Association in appreciation of his ability and courtesy displayed during his year of office as President of the Federation of Grocers’ Associations of the United Kingdom, three thick card leaves featuring fine hand illuminated title in gold and colours, two pages of dedication, lavish gilt and colour border decorations, all incorporating watercolour views of Liverpool, and two pages of manuscript signatures, illuminated by S. Harris Oxton, 12A Preesons Row, Liverpool, a.e.g., original black morocco with elaborate gilt decoration incorporating panelled decoration to boards and gilt initial J.K. to upper board, silk endpapers, oblong 4to, 1899; photograph album with manuscript label to front pastedown ‘To John Kellitt Esq. J.P. with kindest regards from J. Shaw, 70 Parkhill St., Bolton. In appreciation of untiring services for the Grocery Trade, May 1911′, containing 24 photographs with captions dated 1897-1910, with scenes including Grocers’ association conference delegates in Liverpool, London, Darley Dale, driving to Chatsworth, at Fountain’s Abbey, conference delegates motoring from Ripon, York, Oxford, on the River Thames, at Nuneham, Blenheim Palace, Blackpool and Windermere etc., a.e.g., original morocco, wear to spine, small 4to, 1911 (2)

Estimate: £800-£1,200