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Lot 175: TWAIN, MARK AND CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER. THE GILDED AGE, 1874 (3 VOL.)
20 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 3 volumes, 8vo (190 x 123mm.), FIRST BRITISH EDITION, half-title, illustrations throughout, ENTIRELY UNOPENED, original green cloth stamped in black, cloth a little bubbled along spine joints, inner hinges slightly cracked, volume 1 with volume number on spine rubbed away
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: John M. Cameron, Chicago, bookplates; his sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 7 November 1939, lot 184; Walter Chrysler, book-labels; John C. Gerber, bookplates
Literature: BAL 3359