Description: LIMITED EDITION, NO. 559 OF 750 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, 4to (280 x 220mm.), colour frontispiece, 115 plates, mostly in colour, original cloth-backed patterned boards with peacock feather design (also on endpapers), scattered spotting, repair to front and rear hinges, spine sunned, light wear to binding
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate. Hinge at p.56/plate no.51 cracked, small bottom corner of pp.161/162 missing.
"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: All Under Heaven 36
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