Description: FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 2 volumes, 12mo (191 x 114mm.), engraved frontispieces, 3 engraved charts, 2 folding, contemporary panelled red calf, elaborately decorated in gilt and blind,
frontispieces spotted, charts offset, spines faded
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: Borba de Moraes 440; Forbes I, 759; Hill (2004) 947; Howes K259; Lada-Mocarski 93 (Russian edition); Sabin 38288
Provenance: [Nelson] Rycroft, bookplate (and faint signature); early inscription "From Mr Miles"
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