Lot 146: SEWELL, ANNA. BLACK BEAUTY,  (1 VOL.)
20 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 8vo (165 x 108mm.), FIRST EDITION, 8pp. of advertisements at the end, wood-engraved frontispiece after C. Hewitt, original red cloth, Carter's binding variant C with title set in fretted panel on upper cover against a gilt background, decoration in black below with medallion in gilt with horse's head looking to the left, collector's brown cloth case and quarter brown morocco slipcase, some slight spotting, binding and hinges neatly repaired
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: cf Wolff 6250a; Carter, More Binding Variants p.37