Description: FIRST FRENCH EDITION, 2 parts in 1 volume, folio (360 x 230mm.), engraved allegorical frontispiece, title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, engraved folding map, 34 folding engraved views and plans, 110 engraved illustrations in the text, contemporary mottled calf, one plate crudely repaired, another with a small paper flaw affecting image, some slight fraying, binding repaired
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."
Literature: Cordier, Sinica 2345; Löwendahl 127; Lust 534; Western Travellers in China 17
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