Description: 3 volumes, 8vo (192 x 120mm.), FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, LATER ISSUE, with "New edition" on title-page and 16-page publisher’s catalogue dated November 1, 1860 at end of volume 3, publisher’s violet bead-grained cloth, Bone & Son binder’s ticket on rear pastedown volume I, collector's blue morocco-backed folding box by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, spines slightly faded, bumped at head and foot, corners bumped, some wear to edges
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, when 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: Wolff 1377a; not in Sadleir
Provenance: M. Balfour, pencil inscription; Douglas C. Ewing, bookplate
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