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Illuminated manuscript.- Birmingham.- Morton (Edward,
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Illuminated manuscript.- Birmingham.- Morton (Edward, illuminator) To Mr and Mrs James Byers on their leaving Birmingham for Annan. June 1892, manuscript on vellum, 7ff., recto only, 1f. with fine vignette of Broad Street Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, coats of arms, moiré silk endpapers, original blue morocco, richly gilt, preserved in original oak box (lacking key), 1 side come away at joints, scratches, small folio (343 x 270mm.), Birmingham, 1892.

⁂ A fine example of a High Victorian luxury illuminated testimonial, with Morton's ticket to inner front cover.
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Illuminated manuscript.- Birmingham.- Morton (Edward,

Estimate £2,000 - £3,000
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Illuminated manuscript.- Birmingham.- Morton (Edward, illuminator) To Mr and Mrs James Byers on their leaving Birmingham for Annan. June 1892, manuscript on vellum, 7ff., recto only, 1f. with fine vignette of Broad Street Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, coats of arms, moiré silk endpapers, original blue morocco, richly gilt, preserved in original oak box (lacking key), 1 side come away at joints, scratches, small folio (343 x 270mm.), Birmingham, 1892.

⁂ A fine example of a High Victorian luxury illuminated testimonial, with Morton's ticket to inner front cover.

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