Description: 6 volumes, 8vo (192 x 116mm.), titles printed in red and black, 38 folding engraved maps and 32 folding plates, contemporary calf, spines gilt with red morocco labels,
very slight worming to a few covers, spines slightly rubbed, heads of 3 spines chipped, one with more significant loss, a few joints splitting
Condition Report: the condition of this lot is as described in the catalogue description
"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. Phillips,
Atlases 4285 and Palau 102832 (1739 editions)
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