[ILLUMINATION] -- William Lister & Son. Illuminators, Bradford. Illuminated address presented to Sir William & Lady Priestly.
Small folio (402 x 335 mm). 6 illuminated leaves by William Lister & Son, decorative borders in gouache heightened in gold, photographic portraits on 2, 4 with numerous signatures in three columns. Original red morocco gilt, upper cover set with central metal plate with central enameled dragon and the motto "Respice Finem" (small losses to spine ends, some light wear).
ILLUMINATED ADDRESS, presented to Sir William and Lady Priestly as a "small memento of the honour which His Majesty has conferred upon" them. Sir William Edward Briggs Priestly was a Member of Parliament for Bradford East in 1906, having previously served as Mayor of Bradford.
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