Description: Oblong 4to (c.210 x 310mm.) folding into a 4to binding (210 x 165mm.), printed title-page, 15 folding engraved hand-coloured maps and plans, decorative boards,
lacking final plate "Veduta della terra...", some spotting, staining and soiling, some tears (the third and the penultimate with some loss, the sixth with long tear repaired), lower cover slightly rubbed, spine worn; sold not subject to return
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: cf. Phillips,
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