Description: 4to (215 x 145mm.), woodcut vignette, head-piece and historiated initials, eighteenth century vellum spine with later calf spine superimposed, spine tooled in period style with raised bands and red label, a few damp stains and pen notes, leaves browned, boards bowed with light wear
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate. Pen note on title-page attempted erased.
"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: Cordier, Sinica 2067; Löwendahl 97
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