Description: 8vo (215 x 130mm.), frontispiece portrait of Captain Murray Maxwell, 4 engraved plates, red half morocco backed boards, spine tooled in gilt, crowned monogram "M.L." of MARIE LOUISE, DUCHESS OF PARMA to covers, scattered spotting, minor repairs, somewhat rubbed
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."
Saleroom Notice: Please note the crowned monogram on the binding is that of Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma (1791-1847), second wife of Napoleon.
Literature: Cordier, Sinica 2108
Provenance: Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, second wife of Napoleon (1791-1847), crowned cipher on covers
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