Lot 129: MONTGOMERY, LUCY MAUD. ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, 1908 (1 VOL.)
October 20, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 8vo (190 x 131mm.), FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION, 8 plates including frontispiece by M.A. and W.A.J. Claus, 8 pages of publisher's advertisements at end, publisher's pale green ribbed cloth, spine and upper cover lettered in gilt, pictorial label on upper cover, collector's green buckram gilt folding-case, binding with some rubbing and soiling, some wear to spine ends and corners, pictorial label blistered and with chip at right edge, front free endpaper browned, front inner hinge just starting
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."
Provenance: C.N. Whall, inscription in pencil, dated July 1908
Literature: Nickle Arts Museum, Editions and Impressions (2005); Parley to Penrod p.124