Description: 2 volumes, tall 8vo (260 x 166mm.), half-titles, 2 large folding maps, folding plan, 8 plates, brown cloth decorated in blind, minor spotting, light shelf wear
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate. Small tears to top of pages 249-252, light worming to a few rear leaves, hinge cracked at pp.286/287
"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: Cordier, Sinica 316
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