Description: 2 volumes, folio (550 x 370mm.), 2 chromolithographed titles by Owen Jones, 81 lithographed plates (including 3 chromolithographed by Jones), each plate with text leaf, nineteenth-century purple half morocco gilt by Remnant and Edmonds (with their ticket), pebbled boards,
contents becoming loose (gutta-percha perished), spotting, upper covers sunned, 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."
Travel 170 ("Sets of this work are known with title-page dates of Volumes I and II respectively: 1842-3, 1842-44, 1843-3, and 1843-44.")
Provenance: Robert, Marquess of Crewe (1858-1945), armorial bookplate; his daughter Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe
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