Description: FIRST EDITION, folio (520 x 360mm.), title printed in red and black, 42 engraved maps, some double-page, contemporary calf, arms of Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden in gilt on cover, binding repaired, later endpapers
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: Cordier, Sinica 48-49, 184-186; Löwendahl 401; Lust 155; Phillips, Atlases 3189; Western Travellers in China 40
Provenance: Charles Frederick, 1st Grand Duke of Baden (1728–1811), supralibros; F. von Lotzbeck, book label
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