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Lot 34: COLERIDGE, SAMUEL. CHRISTABEL, 1816 (1 VOL.)
20 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 8vo (224 x 142mm.), FIRST EDITION, half-title, 8pp. publisher's adverts dated April 1816 at end, original wrappers, collector's red cloth chemise and folding box, slightly worn at extremities, two small ink inscriptions on upper wrapper
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."
Provenance: "A-L", book-label on upper wrapper; Elise West Ames, bookplate on chemise; Hannah D. Rabinowitz, book-label on chemise; Carl-Bertel Nathhorst (1907-1985); sale, Christie's London, 2 June 2004, lot 49
Literature: Hayward 207; Wise 32
Saleroom Notice: There is some neat restoration to the backstrip.