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Lot 191: WOOD, MRS HENRY. 3 WORKS IN 9 VOLUMES (9 VOL.)
20 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: i) The Red Court Farm. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1868, 3 volumes, 8vo (185 x 127mm.), FIRST EDITION, advertisements at the end of volumes, original blue-green sand-grain cloth decorated in blind and lettered in gilt on spines (apparently one of Sadleir's secondary bindings, lacking imprint at foot of spines), W.H. Smith & Son blind-stamp on front endpaper of volume one [Sadleir 3357; Wolff 7289], some gatherings proud or slightly loose, scattered foxing, minor wear to binding; ii) Dene Hollow. A Novel. London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1871, 3 volumes, 8vo (195 x 135mm.), FIRST EDITION, 1p. of publisher's advertisements at end of volumes one and two, original red-morocco cloth (Sadleir's primary binding) [Sadleir 3332, THIS COPY], some slight wear to edges of binding; iii) Edina. A Novel. London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1876, 3 volumes, 8vo (181 x 124mm.), FIRST EDITION, advertisement leaf at the end of volume 2, original brown diagonal-fine-ribbed cloth, decorated in black and gilt [Sadleir 3334; Wolff 7270], contemporary presentation inscription, some neat and minor repairs, very slight wear to covers, some joints slightly weak (9)
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: ii) Michael Sadleir, book-labels
Saleroom Notice: Advertisements are present at the end of volumes 1 and 3 of The Red Court Farm, but not at the end of volume 2.