Description: FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes, 8vo (228 x 155mm.), [(1 vol.)], half-title, 4 maps (3 folding, including 1 in the rear pocket), 20 plates, illustrations in the text; [(vol.2,
Supplementary Appendix)], half-title, 14 plates, illustrations in the text, original gilt decorated light olive cloth, dark brown endpapers,
minor occasional tears, hinges and spine head of volume 1 repaired, bindings lightly rubbed and sunned
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: Neate 899
Provenance: Earl of Derby, armorial bookplate (probably Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby (1841-1908)
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