Description: 3 volumes, comprising 2 atlas volumes and text volume, atlas: folio (385 x 280mm.), half-titles, preliminary leaves unopened, 145 photographic plates (volume 1 with I-LXVIII and LXIV bis, volume 2 with LXIV-CXLIV), loose within publisher's cloth-backed portfolio boards, ribbon ties, text: 4to (280 x 220mm.), half-title, leaves unopened, illustrations in text, original printed wrappers, slight browning, scattered spotting or soiling, spine sunned on text volume
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate.
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"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."