Description: FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 4to (273 x 208mm.), folding engraved map, 5 engraved maps on 3 plates, 1pp. advertisement at end, near contemporary speckled calf gilt,
lacking half-title, a few small tears, lightly rubbed, small stain to lower cover
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: Sabin 40829; Wagner-Camp 13
Provenance: H.W. Pratley, Esq. of Tunbridge Wells, Kent, sale in these rooms, 13 January, 1988; Scotney Castle Lamberhurst, book label; Edward Hussey, Scotney, signature on title
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