Lot 115: MAUGHAM, W. SOMERSET. THE TREMBLING OF A LEAF, 1921 (1 VOL.)
20 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 8vo (187 x 122mm.), FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, one of around 3,000 copies, 10pp. of advertisements at the end, original dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt, bookplate, DUST-JACKET, inner slipcase and quarter blue morocco outer slipcase, endpapers slightly cracked as usual, slightly bumped at head of spine, tiny chips to edges of jacket and also minor wear on middle of spine jacket
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: Toole Stott A25b