Description: Third edition in French (second collected edition), 3 parts in one, folio (356 x 228mm.), printed title in red and black, engraved general title ("Histoire de Malthe"), 3 engraved sectional titles, 6 folding maps and plans, engraved illustrations, portraits and plans in text, contemporary calf,
ownership inscriptions in ink on title, occasional very slight worming (eg. gatherings [first] AA-CC, [second] F), tear in one plate (of Valetta) without loss, binding rather stained and rubbed, old rebacking
Condition Report: the condition of this lot is as described in the catalogue description
"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."
Cyprus and the Levant, p.46 (under Boissat, see footnote above); not in Atabey or Blackmer
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