Description: FIRST EDITION, 3 volumes, 8vo (215 x 137mm.), half-title in volume 3 (not called for in other volumes), folding engraved map, 14 plates (8 tinted lithographs, 5 chromolithographs, one wood-engraving), 3 plans (2 folding and engraved), errata leaf in volume 1, original decorated blue cloth, terracotta endpapers with printed adverts,
without 24pp. advertisement at end of volume 1, some spotting, a few leaves becoming detached, bindings 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."
Literature: Casada 53; Hilmy I, p.111; Penzer, p.43
Provenance: William Henry Waddington, bookplate; Henry Schlesinger, bookplate
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