A Curious Dance round a Curious Tree. [London: St. Luke's Hospital, 1860]
8vo (180 118mm.), first edition, first issue with final paragraph in the same type as the rest of the text and full stop after "Tree" in title, original pale mauve wrappers, preserved in cloth folder, browned, wrappers soiled and slightly faded, vertical fold, some edge-tears
THE RARER FIRST ISSUE OF THE FIRST SEPARATE EDITION.
Eckel p.188; Gimbel B216
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
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.