Description: FIRST EDITION, 8 volumes, large 4to (364 x 256mm.), aquatint dedication, and 308 hand-coloured plates, (watermarks 1813-1825), (plate 27, 52 and 55 listed in volume 2 and bound in volume 3), tissue guards to most plates, plain lithograph of Kemaes Head loosely laid in, folding engraved index chart, contemporary contemporary half russia gilt, marbled boards, in slipcases,
a few small holes or tears, repair to leaf C in volume 1, without 'thick blanks' (Abbey) in volumes 3 and 4, slight spotting,
rebacked retaining original spines, slightly rubbed, some repairs to corners
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."
Scenery 16; Tooley (1954) 177
Provenance: Stephen Sheldon, bookplate
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