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Lot 100: KIPLING, RUDYARD. ABAFT THE FUNNEL, 1909, BOTH FIRST AND SECOND ISSUES OF UNAUTHORIZED EDITION (2 VOL.)
20 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: i) Abaft the Funnel. New York: B.W. Dodge & Company, 1909, first (unauthorized) edition, first issue, original deep blue cloth lettered in gilt and with design in black, DUST-JACKET, minor blemish to title-page, minor browning; ii) Abaft the Funnel. New York: B.W. Dodge & Company, 1909, first (unauthorized) edition, second issue, original deep blue cloth lettered in red and with design in black, DUST-JACKET; both 8vo (190 x 125mm.), extremities of dust-jackets slightly frayed (2)
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."
Literature: Richards A227