Description: 3 volumes, 8vo (220 x 138mm.), FIRST ENGLISH BOOK EDITION, SECOND ISSUE, advertisements at the end of volume 3, original dark green fine-ribbed cloth decorated in blind, spines lettered in gilt, later ownership signatures, some spotting to upper cover of volume 1, minor fading to spines, some other minor wear to bindings, some slight spotting internally, some hinges fragile, slight bumping to corners, STILL A NEAR FINE COPY
Condition Report: 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: see Sadleir 3159
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