[QUAKERS] GREEN, J.J. (editor). Souvenir of The Address To King Edward VII. 1901. With Anecdotes of Private Visits of Friends to Court and other matters. The Right of the Society of Friends to Present Addresses in Person to the Sovereign 1654 1901. Headley Brothers, 1901.
8vo. Original decoratively gilt-stamped white cloth, the upper board somewhat marked, top edge gilt; pp. 90, , portrait photo frontis, and 8 other b/w photo plates; inscribed in pencil to the recto of the ffep 'Barrow Cadbury, Birmingham'; endpapers lightly embrowned, else a bright copy.
First edition. One of a limited edition of 250 numbered copies. This copy numbered in pencil 175. A collection of addresses made to the Sovereign between 1654 up to the address made to King Edward VII in 1902 by the Deputation of the Society of Friends (The Quakers).
Barrow Cadbury (1862–1958) was the head of the chocolate factory and founder of the Barrow Cadbury Trust. The Cadburys were a leading Quaker family and George Cadbury, Barrow's uncle, was one of the Friends that formed the deputation to Edward VII.