Description: FIRST EDITION, folio (535 x 390mm.), atlas volume, 37 lithographed maps most including photographic illustrations, 9 plates of photographic illustrations (7 single-page and 2 double-page), publisher's brown cloth boards, lettered in black on upper cover, laced spine, binding slightly rubbed, joints starting
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate. Leaves lightly browned, with minor scattered staining, small stain to bottom of upper cover.
"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: Western Travellers in China 128
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