Description: Second English edition, 2 volumes, 4to (292 x 230mm.), half-title in volume 2 only, 52 aquatint and engraved plates, most after G. Geissler (mostly hand-coloured, many folding), 3 plain folding maps at end, vignettes in text, contemporary half calf, pebbled boards, spines gilt, black morocco labels, marbled edges,
without errata, a few minor tears, occasional spotting, hinges starting,
bindings slightly rubbed with repair to corner of lower cover of volume 1
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: cf. Abbey,
Travel 222 (first edition); Tooley (1954) 358
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