Description: 45 engraved maps (43 double-page, 2 folding), mounted on guards, (563 x 360mm.), eighteenth-century sheep, speckled edges, modern spine label,
minor spotting, first map slightly smaller, a few becoming detached, binding slightly worn and restored at places
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: Koeman BL 87-89
Provenance: Ferdinand von Plettenberg (1690-1737), signature on title dated 1732, and bookplate of Schloss Nordkirchen
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