Description: FIRST FRENCH EDITION, two volumes, 8o (156 x 92 mm)., half-titles, title-pages in red and black, contemporary brown speckled calf, spine gilt in compartments, morocco spine labels, red edges,
bindings slightly worn, old repairs to spine ends
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: Borba de Moraes I:95; Hill (2004) 99; Sabin 4379
Provenance: Armorial bookplates and spine labels, 'Honi ooit qui mal y pense'
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