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Lot 196: YEATS, W.B. THE GOLDEN HELMET, 1908, NUMBER 1 OF 50 COPIES, INSCRIBED BY THE PUBLISHER (1 VOL.)
20 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 8vo (170 x 105mm.), FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 1 OF 50 COPIES, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY JOHN QUINN TO HIS SISTER ("To Julia | with love from | John | May 6, | 1908.") on half-title, original grey paper boards with white paper label to upper cover, some soiling to binding, tears and loss to spine
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; James Cummins bookseller
Literature: Wade 74