Description: 8vo (203 x 128mm.), FIRST EDITION, 2pp. publisher's adverts at end, original blue cloth, titled in gilt on upper board, DUST-JACKET, some wear to upper edge of dust-jacket, spine of jacket a little darkened and auction house catalogue clipping affixed to front flap
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate. Additional information:The head of the spine of the jacket is very slightly chipped; there is a pencil note on the front flap of the jacket
"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: Wise 20; Cagle A15b(1)
Provenance: Paul Lemperley (1858-1939), Ohio, bookplate; his sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 4 January 1940, lot 216 [part of]; Estelle Doheny, book-label; her sale, Christie's New York, 17 October 1988, lot 1207
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