Lot 104: LAWRENCE, T.E. SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM, 1935, NUMBER 417 OF 750 COPIES (1 VOL.)
October 20, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 8vo (255 x 182mm.), third English edition, NUMBER 417 OF 750 COPIES, numerous portraits, maps, facsimiles, etc., original pigskin-backed cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover, DUST-JACKET, loosely inserted American publisher’s four page prospectus together with a receipt dated 29 August 1935, collector’s brown cloth chemise and slipcase, browning to dust-jacket, leather book-label to front fixed endpaper
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: Mrs Jay F. Carlisle, sale receipt; Mary Pinkerton Carlisle, book-label
Literature: O'Brien A041