Description: 5 parts in one volume, 4to (214 x 170mm.), each part with separate title-pages in English and Latin, printed recto/verso on one leaf or on 2 leaves, 49 engraved plates (numbered 1-50, no.26 and 27 on one page), contemporary calf,
very browned, offset, one title loose and frayed, binding worn, rebacked
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."
Literature: Henrey 491; Nissen,
BBI 221; Stafleu
Provenance: John Blackburne Esq., Orford [Hall, Warrington], bookplate,
bap.1694-1786, horticulturalist; Leman Saunders Sloman, bookplate
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