Description: LIMITED EDITION, NUMBER 27 OF 1000 COPIES, on hand-made paper, 12 volumes, 8vo (225 x 145 mm), half-titles, titles printed in red and black, most volumes with frontispiece, numerous plates and folding maps, advertisements pasted on front fly leaf in volume 1, original vellum-backed blue cloth gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut,
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."
Provenance: Charles Hesketh Fleetwood-Hesketh, bookplates
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