Description: 3 volumes, 8vo (186 x 120mm.), FIRST EDITION, 6 pages of advertisements and 32-page publisher’s catalogue at end of volume 3, volume 3 largely unopened, publisher’s pictorial black cloth lettered and decorated in white, spines lettered in gilt, floral endpapers, Burn & Co. binder’s ticket on rear pastedown of volume 1, collector's folding box, vol. 1 with circulating library plate to front pastedown, bindings slightly worn, vol.2 in a different shade of cloth and neatly repaired at head of spine and lower joint
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, when appropriate.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Literature: Parrish p.114ff; Wolff 1347
Provenance: [I].V. Collins, ownership signature in vol. 2 and 3; J. Bradford, ownership signature in vol. 1; Florence & Edward Kaye, bookplate
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