Description: FIRST EDITION, folio (573 x 455 mm), list of subscribers, dedication leaf to Nathaniel Wallich, hand-coloured lithographed title, 8 hand-coloured lithographed plates, large hand-coloured tailpiece vignette by P. Gauci after Roupell, occasional marginal soiling, original tan buckram by Rowbotham with his ticket, gilt title (“Cape Flowers by a Lady”) and floral wreath on upper cover, modern folding case,
some spotting, one or two repairs, binding repaired
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, 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: Great Flower Books p. 134; Nissen
BBI 1687; Stafleu
Provenance: Leman Saunders Sloman, bookplate
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