Venice: Octavianus Scotus, 31 May 1480
4to (210 x 145mm.), 459 leaves (of 460, without initial blank), a-b10 c-z [et] [con] [rum] A-G12 H-K10 aa-bb12 cc14, double column, 52 lines plus headline, gothic type, initials and paraphs in red or blue, seventeenth-century red morocco gilt, early manuscript notes on final verso, somewhat dampstained throughout, binding slightly rubbed
"Daydie", inscription on flyleaf; William Horatio Crawford, of Lakelands, Cork, armorial bookplate, sale, Sotheby's, 13 March 1891, lot 327; Henry Clements, of Killadoon, bookplate (not found in his sale catalogue of 4 July 1966)
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.