Description: Large 4to (35 x 265mm.), 69 HAND-COLOURED lithographs (from 190 x 135mm. to 310 x 240mm., or the reverse), mounted on 50 sheets, some with lithographed captions in English and Tatikian's imprint, others neatly captioned in ink in French on the mount, twentieth-century black morocco decorated in blind, upper cover titled in gilt 'SMYRNE', flat spine, marbled endpapers,
some spotting and stains, minor tears and wear
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: cf. Atabey 1196, 1197 and 1198
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