Lot 159: SYNGE, JOHN M. DEIRDRE OF THE SORROWS, 1910, ONE OF 5 COPIES ON VELLUM (1 VOL.)
20 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 8vo, FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, AMERICAN COPYRIGHT ISSUE, ONE OF 50 COPIES OF WHICH THIS IS ONE OF 5 COPIES ON VELLUM, original limp vellum lettered in gilt on spine, collector's chemise and green morocco-backed slipcase
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."
Provenance: Julia Quinn (sister and heir of John Quinn); family descent; James Cummins Bookseller
Literature: Wade 246