Description: 2 volumes bound in one, 4to (217 x 170mm.), 44 hand coloured engraved plates, 4 folding, contemporary full sprinkled calf, spine gilt with red and brown labels, arms gilt of Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria on covers,
joints worn, head of spine chipped
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, 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: Cleveland Herbal 535; Hunt 655; Nissen
BBI 975; Stafleu
Provenance: Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria (1724-1799), gilt arms; Munich Court Library, duplicate inscription; Robert Mowbray, bookplate; Ruth and Walter Middelmann, blindstamp
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