Good overall condition. The sycamore is slightly dry overall and presents with surface scratches, surface scuffs, minor dents and minor chips, mostly concentrated along the edges. The wood presents with a few rare previous woodworms holes and with some light discolouration stains scattered. The moleskine is slightly dry overall and presents with some scratches, a few small dents and some small surface tear. All consistent with age and use. "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."