Description: 12mo (145 x 87mm.), title with printer’s device, double-page woodcut view of Mt. Sinai, woodcuts in text, eighteenth-century sprinkled calf gilt, spine in compartments gilt, red morocco label, speckled edges, early ink annotations on front flyleaf,
minor wormholes and dampstaining in lower margins, small loss to the foot of gatherings S to Z, hinges starting
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: cf. Blackmer 115 (1554 edition); Gay 10; Rohricht 678; Tobler, p.72; cf. Wilson, p.18
Provenance: Armorial bookplate, possibly Jan Baptiste Verdussen II (1659–1759); Constant-Phillipe Serrure (1805-1872), signature; Bibliotheca Tiliana, bookplate and stamps; Martinus Nijhoff, bookseller's ticket
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