Description: FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, 8vo (225 x 135mm.), half-title, lithographed folding map and 3 plates, errata and 8pp. advertisements at end, original blindstamped olive green pebble-grained cloth, yellow endpapers,
minor staining, small tears to map, 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: Ferguson 2073; Hill (2004) 1893; Wantrup 152
Provenance: Presented by the author to Mrs Dobson, the sister of Captain Collett Barker (1784–1831).
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