American Notes for General Circulation. Chapman and Hall, 1842
8vo (198 x 123mm.), 2 volumes, FIRST EDITION, half-titles, first state with second Contents page in volume 1 misnumbered xvi and 6pp. of advertisements at the end of volume 2, original greyish-brown vertically-ribbed cloth with floral frame in blind on covers (variant binding), pale yellow endpapers, hinges of volume 1 repaired, spines very slightly faded, minor bumping to corners
Rt. Hon. Viscount Esher of Watlington Park, Oxfordshire, bookplate; sale of his library at Sotheby's, first portion, 25 March 1946, lot 508, to Marks; Sotheby's, 9 December 2004, lot 62
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.