Sir Edward Sullivan, bookplate, sale, Sotheby's, 31 May 1890, lot 2576, 12s., to Rimell; William O'Brien, bequest booklabel dated 1899
Edit16 51654; Renouard, Filippo Junta xxxvi/34
This edition of Justinus' Epitome of Pompeius Trogus is an Aldine-style octavo in italics which is not, however, based on an Aldine original; the Epitome was not published by the Aldine press until 1522. There was also a Lyon octavo edition produced in the same year.
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."