Description: FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 398 OF 800 COPIES, 4to (320 x 250mm.), 109 photogravures, folding plan, 2 coloured plates, illustrations and plans in the text, original buckram-backed boards, edges worn, upper cover scratched
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: Western Travellers in China 116
Provenance: Hill Library, St Paul, perforated stamp on title and other library markings
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