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Lot 236: ANVILLE, JEAN BAPTISTE BOURGUIGNON D': NOUVEL ATLAS DE LA CHINE. A LA HAYE, 1737.
China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection
07 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Folio (530 x 362mm.), title (incorporating contents list) printed in red and black, 42 engraved maps (one large folding, 11 double-page), modern pale reversed calf, decorated in blind antique-style, some restoration and repairs, occasional old damp staining, slightly soiled, without the text
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.
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Literature: Cordier Sinica 48-49; Lust 155