Description: FIRST EDITION, SECOND IMPRESSION, 8vo (250 x 154mm.), half-title, folding map, 87 plates on 46 leaves, (one coloured, one double-page), after Frank Hurley or George Marston, original blue cloth, upper cover and spine blocked in silver, top edge blue,
some light spotting, small tears to folding map and some plates, scratch to top edge, spine ends repaired
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: Rosove 308.A2; Spence 1107;
Taurus Collection 105
Provenance: Christie's, The Polar Sale, 25 September 2002, lot 381
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