Description: FIRST EDITION, 8vo (210 x 130mm.), modern dark blue half morocco, full gilt spine, red label, blue marbled boards and endpapers, speckled edges, original printed front title wrapper bound in, recent pencil annotations,
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: Yakushi (1994) K187
Provenance: Presentation inscription on front flyleaf, from Colonel John Henry Abbott-Anderson, Peking 1911; The Library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching, sale in these rooms, 19 March 2015, lot 735
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