Description: small 4to (210 x 165mm), first English edition, presentation copy from John Quinn to his niece ("To | Mary | from | John | June 8. 1917. | Perhaps we may read | this together up in the | country this summer | John") on front free endpaper, 8 coloured plates by Margaret Gregory, original green with design in brown on upper cover, browning to endpapers, extremities slightly bumped
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where 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."
Provenance: Mary Quinn; James Cummins bookseller
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