Description: FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 7 volumes bound in 6, 8vo (214 x 125mm.), 8 engraved plates and maps (7 folding), Table of Degrees at end of volume 2, contemporary half calf gilt, marbled boards,
without advertisements, one plate trimmed, a few small tears and repairs, scattered spotting and staining, 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."
Literature: Hill (2004) 848; Sabin 33770
Provenance: Edward Shipperdson, bookplate
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