Description: Folio (573 x 430mm), text in English and French, dedication to Warren Hastings, 2 engraved plates by Morris and Browns after Hodges, nineteenth-century brown half morocco gilt, green buckram boards,
minor spotting and browning, a few marginal tears, light creasing, slightly rubbed
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: Earl of Derby, armorial bookplate (probably Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby (1841-1908); Algy Cluff, bookplate; Christie's London, 24 September 2008, lot 154
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