Description: FIRST EDITION, folio (305 x 245mm.), pp.109-290 (complete), 18 hand-coloured lithographed plates of cassowaries, 4 osteological plates, 2 maps (partially hand-coloured), original blue printed upper wrapper bound in, contemporary half purple morocco, morocco spine label, original blue printed upper wrapper bound in,
boards rubbed, neatly rebacked, repairs to corners
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: Anker 548; Nissen IVB 796; Wood p 543
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