Lot 67: HAGGARD, H. RIDER. KING SOLOMON'S MINES,1885 (1 VOL.)
October 20, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 8vo (188 x 126mm.), FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE with required textual misprints, half-title, folding lithographed chart as frontispiece, 16pp. advertisements at the end (dated 5.G.8.85), original red cloth lettered and blocked in gilt and black, collector's quarter red morocco folding box, minor foxing
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, when appropriate. Additional information: there is some minor foxing to the fore-edge
"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: Sadleir 1089; Wolff 2863