Description: FIRST EDITION, THE CURRER COPY, 4to (275 x 213mm.), 14 engraved plates (8 hand-coloured aquatints, laid-down), 3 engraved maps (hand-coloured and folding), 4 folding tables, engraved vignettes in text, contemporary calf,
without half-title, scattered spotting, staining and minor tears, binding repaired and rebacked retaining original spine
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."
Provenance: Frances Mary Richardson Currer (1785–1861), armorial bookplate, England's first and foremost female bibliophile.
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