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Illuminated manuscript address to the Rev. C.J. Street.

STREET (Rev. C.J.).

STREET (Rev. C.J.).

Illuminated manuscript address to the Rev. C.J. Street. From the Executive Committee of the Sheffield, Derby and District Auxiliary of the United Kingdom Alliance.

On two 4to leaves, written and decorted in various colours including gold.

The two leaves mounted and bound facing each other within blue goatskin covers [330 x 265] by Townsend of Sheffield (signed in gilt on the front turn-in), the front cover tooled in gilt with a double fillet border and panel with floral elements a the outer corner and along the sides, enclosing the initials C.J.S., the rear cover with a gilt double fillet border, the turn-ins tooled with a gilt roll. (The covers a little warped and patches of insect damage on the turn-ins).
1918.

A handsome address signed on behalf of the Committee and dated 26th July 1918. Illness had caused the Rev. Street to relinquish his responsibilities, including the Chairmanship of the local United Kingdom Alliance and "the good cause of Temperance and Prohibition".

Stock no. ebc3127

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Price: £400

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