Description: FIRST EDITION, folio (406 x 255mm.), half-title 'English Atlas, Tome the First', engraved allegorical frontispiece, title printed in red and black, engraved folding general map, 43 double-page plates and maps, 8 single-page plates, 46 engraved illustrations in the text, 9 full-page printed tables, early eighteenth-century half calf,
one plate loose and frayed (p.77), very slight surface loss to plate at p.68, a few tears without loss, rather spotted and browned, binding rubbed
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: Wing O1631; Mendelssohn (1979) 3, p.571
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