Description: one of 800 copies, 21 mounted photographs, folding plan in pocket at rear; [Ibid.] Boy-Ed. Peking und Umgebung. Tianjin: Verlag der Brigade-Zeitung, 1906, one of 720 copies, 30 mounted photographs, 3 folding plans in pocket at rear; FIRST EDITIONS, both 4to (295 x 240mm.), uniform original silk-covered boards, chemise and slipcase by A. Dechauvelle, some wear to spines (2)
Condition Report: 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: Western Travellers in China 103 and 104
Request more information