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Lot 136: PORTER, JANE. SIR EDWARD SEAWARD'S NARRATIVE OF HIS SHIPWRECK, 1831 (3 VOL.)
20 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 3 volumes, 8vo (173 x 113mm.), FIRST EDITION, vignette title pages, original blue cloth, spines gilt, all edges speckled, collector's folding blue cloth box, extremities of boards a little rubbed, three hinges expertly repaired, endpapers slightly browned, volume 1 lacking half-title, some soiling to final leaves of volume 1 (not affecting text)
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: Sabin 64323; Wolff 5612