Description: FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 2 parts in one, 4to (283 x 220mm.), folding engraved map, 25 lithographed plates, modern dark green half morocco, marbled boards, spine gilt, uncut, new endpapers,
lacking half-title and a preliminary leaf (vii-viii), repairs to map, D4 and leaves of first gathering, a few plates shaved, minor staining
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."
Literature: Ferguson 885; Forbes 562; Hill (2004) 29; Sabin 1865
Provenance: Philip Hamond, bookplate
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