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Lot 112: LONGFELLOW, HENRY WADSWORTH. THE SONG OF HIAWATHA, BOSTON, 1855 (1 VOL.)
20 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 8vo (179 x 116mm.), FIRST AMERICAN EDITION (with first printing points as listed in BAL but with "n" present in "one" on p.279), advertisements dated November 1855 at end, original brown cloth, covers decorated in blind, spine lettered in gilt, collector's matching close case and quarter morocco slipcase, some slight browning to end-leaves
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: BAL 12112