Lot 171: TROLLOPE, ANTHONY. THE WAY WE LIVE NOW, 1879 (2 VOL.)
20 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 8vo (215 x 140mm.), FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, frontispieces and full-page illustrations by Lionel G. Fawkes, original grass-green patterned cloth blocked in blind and black, lower hinge of volume 1 repaired, upper hinge starting, hinges of volume 2 starting (and early gatherings slightly loose), some slight spotting affecting plates, minor wear to binding
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.
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