Description: FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 4to (270 x 210mm.), half-title, 2 engraved maps, one folding, autograph letter from the author loosely inserted, 20 January 1813 to the Assistant District Quartermaster, requesting payment, contemporary diced russia gilt
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, 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: Field 1218; Howes P373; Sabin 62837; Wagner-Camp 9:2
Provenance: Joshua Pim, armorial bookplate
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