Description: FIRST EDITION, 8vo (210 x 130mm.), folding lithographed map, 12 mounted photographs, original blindstamped blue cloth, yellow endpapers, slipcase,
map with short tears and repair to verso, cloth very slightly rubbed at extremities
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."
Provenance: Admiral Sir Alexander Milne, 1st Bt. (1806–1896), signature dated 1876 in pencil and in ink on front paste-down, and signed inscription on title: "Captain Allen Young went to the Polar Region when I was serving Naval Lord. Milne"; Angus McMillan, armorial bookplate; Franklin Brooke-Hitching, sale in these rooms, 30 September 2015, lot 1394
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