Description: 5 volumes, 8vo (220 x 137mm.), 25 plates and portraits, 6 folding maps, 2 folding views, 2 folding tables, facsimile letter, 14pp. list of subscribers, errata and directions to the binder at end of each volume (volume 4 without errata), contemporary half calf gilt, by Birdsall and Son of Northampton,
minor tears or repairs, a few plates trimmed not affecting image, scattered spotting and worming, hinges and spines repaired, slightly rubbed
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."
Provenance: George John Carnegie, 9th Earl of Northesk (1843–1891), bookplate, descendant of William Carnegie, 7th Earl of Northesk (1758–1831), who served as Nelson's third in command at Trafalgar; David M. Ritchie, bookplates
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