Description: LARGE PAPER COPY, folio (325 x 225mm.), 110 hand-coloured aquatint plates, contemporary green straight-grained morocco gilt, gilt edges,
plates somewhat offset onto text, binding very slightly rubbed
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: Schwerdt I:179; Tooley (1954) 226; cf. Abbey,
Travel 2 & 3; Ferguson 577; Swift,
Bibliotheca accipitraria II, 441.01
Provenance: Hogan family, bookplate "Fulminis instar"
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