Description: 2 volumes in 30 parts bound in 24 volumes, 8vo (253 x 164mm.), folding facsimile letter, maps and plates, some folding, illustrations in the text, 3 appendixes in volume one and 4 in volume 2, parts 13-15 of volume one with some pages misnumbered, most endpapers with prospectus or advertisements, original yellow wrappers dated 1863-1866, illustration on lower wrappers, brown folding cases,
some leaves detached or becoming so, slight browning, spotting, light wear to wrappers
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: Ferguson 15473; cf. Sabin 77619
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