Description: Oblong folio (303 x 436mm.), 2 lithographed titles (one in red, one in blue), and 24 tinted plates, EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with 4 lithographed portraits, all mounted on guards, modern green morocco-backed boards, spine in compartments tooled and gilt,
one plate with small marginal restoration, another with marginal tape repair, a few becoming loose, scattered staining
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: Palau 80213 (24 plates); WorldCat lists only 2 copies (with 24 and 21 plates respectively)
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