A Curious Dance round a Curious Tree. [London: St. Luke's Hospital, 1860
8vo (180 118mm.), first edition, second issue with with final paragraph in bold and comma after "Tree" in title, original pink wrappers, preserved in orange-tan fleece-lined folding box, vertical fold as usual, bookseller's description affixed inside upper wrapper
In this second issue the appeal for funds was emphasized by placing the final paragraph in bold text. The stamped and addressed envelope which came with the second issue is not present here.
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.