Description: 14 volumes, 8vo (203 x 124mm.), half-titles, 51 engraved plates, including portraits, maps and plans (many folding), contemporary tree calf gilt, gilt dentelles and edges, morocco spine labels, scattered spotting, a few small tears, worming to volume 8, slight wear to extremities
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate. Small piece of paper missing (vol. 4, vol. 6 & vol. 11).
"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: Sabin 40700
Provenance: J.G.V. Roux presbyteri, ink stamp to preliminary leaf of each volume; Maire libraire, bookplate
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