Description: First edition of Gibson's translation, folio (434 x 275mm.), engraved portrait of Camden by R. White, title within double ruled border, 50 engraved general and county maps (2 folding) by Robert Morden, 8 engraved plates of coins, a few illustrations in the text including one of Stonehenge, contemporary panelled calf,
repairs, mostly to maps, plate 2 restored and remargined, spotting or staining, worn
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: Chubb CXIII; Skelton 117; Wing C359
Provenance: Ragley Hall, bookplate; Christie's, 27 October 1982, lot 252
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