Description: FIRST EDITION (with errata slip, and text ending on p.768, see note below), 4to (268 x 208mm.), half-title, 4 folding engraved maps, 30 engraved plates (9 hand-coloured), modern green half morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, spine gilt in compartments,
without advertisements, scattered spotting, staining and tears, a few leaves lightly shaved
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, 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: cf. Abbey,
Travel 635 (second edition, with same title-page but text ends on p.784); Hill (2004) 635; Sabin 25624 (wrongly calling for 34 plates)
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