Description: 8vo (218 x 139mm.), half-title, contemporary crimson roan, spine richly gilt with fleur-de-lys devices at centre of each compartment, dark green moiré silk endpapers with gilt dentelles, sides with wide gilt borders, Bourbon arms of Louis Philippe in gilt at centre of each side,
title-page slightly smaller than text block, small marginal flaw to leaf M, minor spotting, upper joint starting at head, slightly rubbed at extremities
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, 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: Bibliothéque du Roi, Neuilly, ink stamp on title
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