Description: FIRST EDITION, 4 volumes, 4to (257 x 190mm.), half-titles, (vol.1, Narrative) large folding map, 17 photographic illustrations on 11 plates; (vol.2, Zoology) errata slip, 29 lithographed plates, 11 coloured; (vol.3, Geology and Botany) 9 plates; (vol.4, Anthropology) 20 plates, 4 coloured, 11 photographic, (total: folding map, 69 plates), original dark blue cloth,
bindings lightly rubbed at extremities, tape residue to spines
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: Ferguson 16071
Provenance: Bermondsey Public Libraries, ink stamps and other markings
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