Description: 2 volumes, 8vo (185 x 126mm.), FIRST BOOK EDITION, 40 pages of advertisements dated June 1878 at end of volume 1, error in headers ("IV" appearing for "V") to pages 171-75 of volume 1 only, publisher's blue sand-grain cloth, covers blocked in black, spines with lettering and publisher's device in gilt, spines repaired and slightly darkened with minor wear to volume 1, text-blocks cracking
Condition Report: 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.
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: Edel and Laurence A7; Sadleir 1271
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