Description: 3 volumes, FIRST EDITIONS OF VOLUMES 2 AND 3, third edition of volume 1, folio (296 x 192mm.), 10 folding or double-page woodcut maps and plates, woodcut illustrations, maps and plans in text, early blind-panelled calf, gilt lettering to spines, old paper labels with manuscript at foot of spines,
vol.1 with title soiled and backed, last leaf with small repair, e5-6 supplied from another copy, vol.2 with small hole in title, a few leaves damp-stained, quire H supplied from another copy, vol.3 map of Western Hemisphere at end trimmed at lower edge and restored with a few letters supplied in manuscript (also minor restoration centre top), some wear and restoration to bindings
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: Sabin 67732, 67736, 67740; Church I, 99
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