Description: MIXED ENGLISH EDITION, 5 volumes, volume 1 second English edition, volumes 2-5 FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 8vo (223 x 140mm.), half-titles in volumes 1, 4 and 5, advertisements dated November 1856 at end of volume 1, advertisements dated October 1857 at end of volume 5, errata leaf, 15 folding maps, 60 tinted plates, folding woodcut, original blindstamped green cloth, brown endpapers with advertisements, pencil annotations, additional plate loosely inserted,
some spotting and dampstaining, maps creased with offsetting, some scattered tears, repairs and marginal loss mostly to maps, rebacked retaining original spines and repaired
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."
Travel 274; Hilmy I p.53
Provenance: George Warde Norman, bookplates
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