Description: Second edition, second issue, 24mo (112 x 57mm.), 6pp. index and 4pp. blanks at end, nineteenth-century brown morocco gilt, spine gilt in compartments, with gilt monogram "L.B." at corners [Olivier 486:1, 486:2, see provenance], identical monograms in spine compartments,
binding slightly rubbed, minor repairs to extremities
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: Atabey 497; Blackmer 687; Willems 367; cf. Koç I 16 (first edition)
Provenance: Prince Constantin Karadja (1889-1950), ink stamps, and signature on front free endpaper dated 1921; Picard, Paris, 12 Francs; T.O. Weigel, Leipzig, bookseller's ticket; "P.B.", initials on front flyleaf; "L.B.", monograms, possibly Louis Bizaeu
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