Description: Folio (528 x 362mm.), title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, list of subscribers and index list of towns, villages and seats, 16 double-page sheets engraved by Richard Parr, calf-backed original grey boards,
scattered tears and repairs, some maps splitting at centrefold or becoming detached, offsetting, dampstaining at end, spine and extremities slightly worn
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: Howgego 94. (This example differs from Howgego; the imprints at the base of the map sheets 1, 6 & 13 correspond with the first edition of 1746, the title however has the corrected text of the second edition of 1747 and lacks the dedication to Lord Burlington but is in three languages as called for in the first edition.), [Twentieth-century armorial bookplate "Hora Venit", engraved by H.F. Wauthier]
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